Tag Archives: Windows Phone

In the news: Purported registry tweak allows Windows 8.1 users to snag update 1 before its public release

 PURPORTED REGISTRY TWEAK ALLOWS WINDOWS 8.1 USERS TO SNAG UPDATE 1 BEFORE ITS PUBLIC RELEASE We aren’t supposed to get our mitts on Windows 8.1 Update 1 for more than a month yet, but it seems that a simple registry tweak is letting folks not only get their hands on the new code, but also […]

Hotels 4D for BlackBerry 10 joins the family

The award-winning accommodation booking platform Hotels 4D just arrived to BlackBerry 10! With this addition, Hotels 4D’s compelling reservations experience is now available for all major mobile platforms: Android, BlackBerry 10, iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Windows Phone. The service is also accessible via web, through the newly redesigned website hotels4d.com Consistent with the other […]

Hotels 4D wins E-Business award, gets noted by the president

Last week at the annual Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies (BAIT) Awards, Melon received the E-Business award for our multi-platform hotel reservations app and website, Hotels 4D. Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev attended the ceremony and personally wished us millions of new users. Congratulations to the entire Hotels 4D team and to all who have helped […]

Changes 2014 brings to our blog

Happy New Year, dear friend! In this short first publication, we’d like to let you know what to expect from Melon Mobile’s blog in 2014. We entered the new year full of new ideas and armed with a new focus. Our deepest interests lie within the Windows Phone platform and our successful travel & navigation […]

Melon Mobile: Year 2013 in review

In 2013, the main focus in our own mobile portfolio was on the Travel & Navigation apps: GPS Voice Navigation, Hotels 4D and Speed Cameras. All three grew significantly in features, downloads and popularity.  On the custom development front, we also had exciting and successful projects, most notably the fun winter-sports focused app MAPtoSNOW. Let’s […]

GPS Voice Navigation is the Top Paid App for Windows Phone

We are VERY happy and proud to announce that our GPS Voice Navigation is at the #1 spot overall in Windows Phone Store’s Top Paid apps for all markets! Since the app was relaunched on Oct 30, it has started its hike back to the top, where it had been positioned for more than a […]

We pick our top ten free Black Friday apps!

Now that Black Friday is just around the corner (Nov 29), many are getting ready for some serious shopping. If you feel like joining in the craze, but shy away from crowds, the apps below will help you escape the madness that will hit the stores as of tomorrow, and will let you enjoy some […]

In the news: Microsoft announced the arrival of the official Instagram app for Windows Phone

 INSTAGRAM COMES TO WINDOWS PHONE STORE These days, a mobile OS is only as good as its ecosystem, and no company knows this fact more than Microsoft. Its smartphone platform known as Windows Phone has had plenty of growing pains during the first three years of existence, which is mainly related to a limited number […]

How to establish a successful beta testing community

Our experience is that apps that last are those we build together with our users. User feedback is one of the most important sources of improvement, together with our own research. This is why we could not leave it to chance. For over a year now, we have been actively collecting and analyzing feedback from […]