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Six iOS based lessons for Windows Phone

Posted on All About Windows Phone: With the announcement of iOS 7 for developers at Apple’s WWDC, one of the rival mobile operating systems to Windows Phone steps forward with new ideas and presentations. But if you take a closer look at iOS, is there anything that stands out as a lesson that Windows Phone needs to learn? Here are six… Thoughts welcome!

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Rayman, the wandering samurai of the platforming world

Rayman: Jungle Run reviewed by me on All About Windows Phone: Rayman never gets the credit he deserves. While Mario built up Nintendo to great heights, as Sonic the Hedgehog saves the Sega Genesis/Megadrive, Rayman has never been a saviour of anything in the real world. Like a disowned samurai warrior, he wanders from platform to platform, with a loyal following of players and publishers, but never quite breaking through to the big time. Will this Xbox Live title change that?

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Nokia and Microsoft, one shall live only while the other lives as well

By myself, over on All About Windows Phone: Any reading of Nokia’s current situation in the smartphone world will always include dire warnings of what could befall the Finnish company if Microsoft turn round and do something “evil”. If you are to believe anyone commenting on the Internet, all Nokia then needs to do is say “we are switching to Android” and all will be well for the Finnish company. Nobody ever stops to consider what would happen to Microsoft if that scenario was to happen.

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As Real Racing 3 updates on iOS, Real Racing 2 hits Windows Phone

You know what, I think it was worth the wait. …the skill in Real Racing 2 is not in knowing what to do, but in making sure you do it every single lap, and with as much accuracy as possible. The opposition are taking the traditional racing line every lap, and that’s one of the fastest ways around the course. You’re going to need to drive well, overtake cleanly, and preserve as much speed as possible as you drive. Even dropping a few miles an hour in each corner will add up as it takes time to accelerate back to

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