Windows Marketplace for Windows Mobile 6.0 and 6.1 - in addition to 6.5

Breaking news!

In a recent blog post: Get Ready; Windows Marketplace for Mobile Offers Millions of Potential New Customers

Windows Mobile Marketplace is confirmed to be released for Windows Mobile 6 and 6.1 OS by the end of 2009.

The Windows Mobile 6.5 version will of course still ship as part of the OS in fall. [*see footnote]

Here are the major details, as listed in the blog

To recap the Windows Marketplace for Mobile announcements at Worldwide Partner Conference:
1.       Application Submission Opens on July 27th: Windows Marketplace will open for application submissions from 29 supported countries July 27th.
2.       Windows Mobile 6.0 and 6.1 Support: Windows Marketplace will be available for Windows Mobile 6.0 and 6.1 by the end of 2009 (in addition to Windows Mobile 6.5 at launch in the fall).
3.       Business Center: Windows Marketplace will feature a "Business Center" category for business applications.
4.       Developer Contest: Microsoft will be disclosing the details of a Windows Marketplace developer contest on July 27.

[* WM 6.5 Phones will not ship with Marketplace on Verizon phones, as VZ says that they know best and will provide their own Marketplace on "all" of their phones, more on that here. Hope this will be pulled. One will be able to download and install Marketplace, but is a disheartening news to developers as details of what VZ is thinking for it's store strategy is unknown.]

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want to psyncronise my phone with pc for better use
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