Microsoft has 40,000 apps, offers $25 gift card with WP7

By Rick · 7 replies
Nov 21, 2011
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  1. Microsoft is running a new promotion this holiday season to encourage gleeful shoppers to think "Windows Phone 7" while considering their next handset. The company will be issuing $25 gift…

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  2. davimous

    davimous TS Rookie Posts: 55   +9

    I wonder how many quality apps each marketplace offers.
  3. fwilliams

    fwilliams TS Rookie Posts: 99

    The only way for them to get people to buy there Windows Phone 7 is to bribe people. LOL
  4. Umm, every company has promotions. Ever seen Apple's "buy a Mac and get a free iPod touch" promotion?

    Quit hatin'.
  5. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    Is that the best you can do?
  6. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,690   +96

    Good point fwilliams, I wish someone would conduct a survey about 'quality of available apps' in each market place. TBH there is hell lot of rubbish out there, so higher number may not represent anything significant at all.
  7. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 782   +235

    Microsoft is having a hard time getting it to take off no doubt. Nokia will make WP a major player in the next year or 2.
  8. Butch

    Butch TS Enthusiast Posts: 112

    Yup. What he said..^^

    I have an Android and my wife uses a iPhone and the vast majority of apps on both platforms are garbage and useless. It's a real disappointment because I would like to see quality apps (and yes, I would pay for them) but they just don't exist.

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