Oh boy, contests, contests. Microsoft has been in a bit of a giving mood lately after announcing several promotions, gifts and giveaways for its products and services. Add another one to the list, this time for the Windows Phone Store. App development is the lifeblood of a platform, more so for a mobile platform. An...

These updates never stop coming. Remarkable indeed! Latest is that Windows Azure has just added new support for a number of popular services, namely PhoneGap, Hadoop and Dropbox. Developers can now connect both HTML5 web-client apps, along with Apache Cordova/PhoneGap and Windows Phone 7.5 clients using the Windows...