Marathon updated for WP8 â€“ now with background tracking
The GPS training app Marathon have been updated for Windows Phone 8 and include many of the new capabilities of the OS. The most widely requested feature is the ability to run completely in the background, allowing you to use othe...
Microsoft offering consumer Windows 8 training at Microsoft Stores
While Windows 8 is not difficult to use, in some ways it is very different from Windows 7. Microsoft recognizes this, and all Windows 8 PCs will start with a video tutorial. For those that need more however Microsoft is offering f...
Marathon 2.9 adds "Live Tracking" – lets your friends follow you on the workout
Marathon, one of the sport trackers available for your Windows Phone has been updated with a feature that continuously uploads your data while you are running. A great way for your friends and relatives to keep track of your progr...
Marathon 2.8 starts handing out achievements for your workout
It might not be the real Xbox LIVE achievements, but itâ€™ll still give you a new goal to aim for and yet another reason to put on your running shoes. The recent update will brings the GPS training app Marathon to version 2.8...
Marathon 2.3 adds Bing Maps support, on sale for $0.99
Continuing on the health theme, are you one of those people who needs a little motivation to head out for a run? Then Marathon might be just the app you need to stay healthy. It’s one of those GPS based applications for runn...
For Developers: Free Windows Phone 7 training via Jump Start
Microsoft has announced the release of video-based self-paced training material for developers wishing to learn about Windows Phone 7 programming. The training will be led by Rob Miles and Andy Wigley, two MVPs. There are 12 sessi...