Microsoft desperately fights Windows Phone Marketplace spam with no effect

Back in June Microsoft decided to limit bulk application publishing to 20 per day for a single developer account to fight the gigantic amount of crappy spammy applications polluting the Windows Phone Marketplace. As I said back then:

I personally think that 20 apps a day is still way too much. I can’t see a legitimate developer publishing 20 quality application in a single day…

Well things didn’t really go well so Microsoft is now announcing that bulk-publishing is going to be limited to 10 apps per day. But I’m going to repeat myself here and say that 10 apps a day is still way too much. I can’t see a legitimate developer publishing 21 quality application in a single day…. Spammers and scammers now have multiple developers accounts and are finding new ways to workaround this silly limitation. Here’s what should be done: 1 app per week.

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Nokia Sabre, Searay, Samsung Yukon and Samsung Wembley codenames leaked

Looks like Microsoft Canada unintentionally leaked the code name of a yet unknown Nokia Windows Phone handset name Nokia Sabre. If I had to guess I would say that this is most probably the Nokia 703 handset with the relatively modest hardware specifications (the Searay being the high end model). The Samsung Yukon and Samsung Wembley are probably the Focus S and Focus Flash though.

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