David Wynne

Birdsong Retirement

Today we’re announcing the imminent removal of Birdsong, our Windows Phone Twitter client, from the Windows Phone Marketplace.

technology David Wynne

Windows Phone 7 - Two Years On

It's that time of the year again, when all the big players and related hardware manufacturers try to out do each other with product launches and roadmap announcements. Amazon has announced a new range of tablets/Kindles, Nokia a couple of new…

UX & Design Sari Griffiths

Return of Swiss Typography – Metro

It's been a month already (where has my month gone?) since  I attended a workshop for Windows Phone Design Clinic on Thursday 10 May at Soho, London, organised by Microsoft and Nokia.

Cain Ullah

Birdsong v1.2 Released!

Birdsong v1.2 is now available in the marketplace! v1.2 is all about filling the functionality gap and preparing for copy/paste. So what’s new?

Cain Ullah

Birdsong v1.1 Released

We are happy to announce v1.1 of Birdsong is now available. This release is primarily about stability and performance.  We've tried to address all known issues and done a ton of performance work which should mean the whole app is a bit faster and…

David Wynne

Birdsong Feedback Is Moving

One of the changes we’re making with the upcoming release of v1.1 of Birdsong is how we deal with support and feedback. As of today we have moved support, feedback, user forums and feature requests all under one happy roof at our brand new support…

Badger Life David Wynne

Birdsong Quick Tip: Tweet Property Icons

One of our favourite features of Birdsong is the Tweet Property Icons – they appear to the bottom right of tweets in your timeline and quickly let you know what lies within.  Here’s a quick run-down of what they look like and what they mean.

Cain Ullah

Birdsong – A new Twitter client for Windows Phone 7

Red Badger are pleased to announce the release of Birdsong for Windows Phone 7, a premium Twitter application.  Birdsong provides a native, performant and functionally rich experience throughout.  Its innovative design has features such as infinite…

David Wynne

Talking XNA with Shawn Hargreaves and Charles Cox

To a lot of .Net developers XNA often appears to be a bit of an enigma - they might know roughly what it is, but they’re not really sure of its placement in the market or relevance to their work.  With Windows Phone 7 XNA is being edged into the…

David Wynne

XPF: Introducing Adapters (and Clipping)

One of the things we’ve always been very careful to do with XPF is to make sure that it doesn’t really know anything about XNA.  Everything is interface driven and the link to XNA is only made at the “last minute” in the implementation of those…

Cain Ullah

XPF Demo: What’s in store

We are now getting to the point where we have enough functionality in the XPF public beta to start building out a demo application to showcase its functionality. We are going to use the requirements of the demo application to drive functionality…