Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 19th Jun 2011 18:26 UTC
Windows Way back in old and boring January of this year, Microsoft announced they would be working together with the Windows Phone 7 homebrew community, with the goal of creating a stable, supported way for homebrew developers and people interested in homebrew applications to enable side-loading on their WP7 devices. Well, they took their sweet time, but the ChevronWP7 team (Rafael Rivera, Chris Walsh, and Long Zheng) and Microsoft have just announced the results.
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RE[7]: Hmmm...
by Neolander on Mon 20th Jun 2011 05:49 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Hmmm..."
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I dunno, I've installed countless applications that way and have never felt anything being held back or whatever.

Things are held back, you just don't see it. Again, see what self-signed apps can and can't do here :

Also, since last year, application signing has become entirely free.

Only for distribution on the Ovi store, which is fully under their control, so in this respect they are not much more lovable than the others actors.

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