Windows 8 Client Hyper-V and Windows Phone 7.x emulator slowdown

Hyper-V is a great platform for virtualization and luckily Windows 8 have inbuilt/integrated support for hyper-v technologies. Windows Phone 8 SDK uses hyper-v for emulator virtualization and it works pretty good with Visual Studio 2012. Hyper-V integrated to the Windows 8 is been called ‘Client Hyper-V’. Client Hyper-V is the same virtualization technology previously available …

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Setting up Windows Phone SDK update for Windows Phone 7.8 and working with Visual Studio 2010/2012

Microsoft has just released an update for Windows Phone SDK 7.1 and 8.0 to provide support for Windows Phone 7.8 emulators.I have shared the details in my last blog post. With this article I will walk you through how it would look to work with this update. The following simple steps will help you with …

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Announcing Windows Phone SDK update for Windows Phone 7.8 – for Windows Phone SDK 7.1 and Windows Phone SDK 8.0

Microsoft has released an update for Windows Phone SDK for Windows Phone 7.8 support. This SDK adds Windows Phone 7.8 emulator support for Windows Phone SDK 7.1 and Windows Phone SDK  8.0. The Windows Phone SDK Update for Windows Phone 7.8 adds two new emulator images to your existing Windows Phone SDK installation. New Windows …

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Windows Phone – Downloading and Sideloading Apps from SDCard

With Windows Phone 8 and new Windows Phone store – Microsoft has introduced the support for Manually download the .XAP files and install the application from an SDCard(Memory card). Follow the steps: Step 1: Windows Phone store will have an additional option  ‘Download and install manually’   for each application [Similar to the screen shot given …

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Learn using the Windows Phone 8 Jump Start Training content–for Online or Offline view–Courtesy Channel9

On November 28-29th 2012, Microsoft has hosted the Windows Phone 8 Jump Start training, a fast-paced and demo-packed learning ‘experience’ tailored to show developers how to build responsive, appealing, and effective applications quickly. If you missed this outstanding event, you’re in luck. All 20 modules are now available online for your on-demand viewing, (or download) …

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An early update on Windows Phone 7.8 release–coming in Q1-2013

Yesterday Microsoft Windows Phone Team announced the availability of Windows Phone 7.8 to existing Windows Phone 7.x family of devices by early 2013. Some of the interesting features announced are: New Customizable start screen with resizable Live Tiles. It doubles the number of theme and accent colors—to 20—so you can make your phone even more …

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