4th & Mayor Windows Phone 7 Foursquare client updated to version 2.0

The critically acclaimed 4th & Mayor Windows Phone 7 Foursquare client has just been updated to version 2.0 today. This new release now feature an integrated Bing Maps controls, performance & UX improvements and new features:

This addresses a ton of feedback I’ve gotten from people over the last several months of app use, and aligns with the latest version of the foursquare app for other key platforms. The app update was approved this afternoon and should not be finding its way onto your phone if you’re an existing user!

Just grab it here in case you don’t already have it.

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4th & Mayor is not the official Windows Phone 7 Foursquare app

There has been a lot of confusion regarding the status of the official Windows Phone 7 Foursquare application which has disappeared from the Marketplace a few days ago. The Link to the original applications now point to Jeff Wilcox’s awesome 4th & Mayor application so people assumed that it replaced the original app and became the official app for the platform.

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4th & Mayor Windows Phone 7 Foursquare application completely trashes the official one

What does Microsoft’s Jeff Wilcox do on his spare time? Develop the best Foursquare application for windows Phone 7 and show everybody about developing in Silverlight for WP7 should be done. Jeff is a Senior Engineer on the Silverlight Windows Phone team and will have a talk about titled “Analyzing and Improving Windows Phone Application Performance” at next month’s MIX11 event. But the best you could do right now is actually try 4th & Mayor yourself and enjoy the best Foursquare UX on Windows Phone 7. I’ve shot a short video of the application in action that you can watch below:

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