Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 25th Nov 2010 22:56 UTC
Windows Since the US is stuffing turkeys down their faces today, we're a little low on news. As such, let's talk about this sort-of jailbreak for Windows Phone 7 devices. Like iOS, you can't sideload applications by default, and as such, we need to resort to hacks to unshackle Windows Phone 7 phones from the Marketplace. This has been made incredibly easy. Also, just to annoy those that don't like unicorns: PINK FLUFFY UNICORNS DANCING ON RAINBOWS.
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RE[3]: Sideloading?
by dukes on Fri 26th Nov 2010 16:03 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Sideloading?"
dukes
Member since:
2005-07-06

MS probably won't close this, they are not nearly as paranoid about such things as other companies. They'll probably just complain about, while patting themselves on the back behind closed doors about how many phones they are selling.


Well they are continuing to try to build a positive reputation in the consumer segment (Kinect, Xbox 360, etc). This is just one of the ways for them.

If these were wildly popular devices then this hole would be actively closed just like Apple does it.

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RE[4]: Sideloading?
by BluenoseJake on Sat 27th Nov 2010 04:46 in reply to "RE[3]: Sideloading?"
BluenoseJake Member since:
2005-08-11

I'm pretty sure both the xbox 360 and the kinect are wildly popular, the connect hasn't even been out for a quarter,a nd is way over million units sold. The xbox is going to be the sales leader this year.

That sounds pretty popular to me.

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