Windows Phone 7 Shuffleboard game

Here’s another Windows Phone 7 game currently in development in the UK by Ian Walker. The game feature three different board each with different physics attributes which reflect the different playing surfaces, there are also options to use other coinage, and to adjust the sensitivity of the scoring beds. Ian is currently in talks with Microsoft to make it Xbox Live compatible (for turn-byturn multiplayer gaming) and should make it available on launch day a free a trial version will also be offered. You can already try an early version of it by hitting the source link below.

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Microsoft signs ARM architecture licensing deal. Getting in the chip business?

Microsoft is announcing today that it has signed a deal to license the ARM architecture allowing the company to design its own micro architecture around the ARM IP. Is Microsoft getting in the chip business like Qualcomm, Marvell,  Apple? This announcement will surely fuel a lot of speculation about Microsoft future mobile strategy. The company claims that this deal will enhance its research and development around Arm-based products but other details about it are confidential. Full press release after the break:

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