Microsoft + Nokia and some Windows Phone Radio for Good Measure

Big Day! As many of you have probably seen by now, Microsoft and Nokia announced a strategic partnership that will result in Windows Phone landing on Nokia phones. The agreement will help combine Nokia’s expertise in language support and their ability to reach a larger range of price points and geographies with Microsoft’s services like Bing and capabilities in developer tools and outreach. For more on the developer story specifically see this post by Matt Bencke.

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Also today, Windows Phone Radio number 17 is ready to roll with some commentary on the Nokia deal, a quick recap of fashion week, and Matt and Brian’s Pinworthy apps, including the new Xbox LIVE game Tiki Tower, the photo apps Apict and Photogram by Samsung, and the new Amazon Shopping app. For Mike’s weekly Pinworthy apps, head to this post. Matt and Brian will contact lucky recipients of Windows Phone 7 Plain and Simple soon – more books are on the way. Download or stream the podcast now!

Also don’t forget to post a comment to be eligible for this week’s phone giveaway, how do you think Windows Phone is great for families? Is it the games? Music? Bing Maps and directions? Integrated calendar? Let us know!

Have a great weekend!

Brian (@brianseitz)

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