VOIP app Tango confirms they are not planning to update their WP7 app to WP8

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The cross-platform video calling app Tango was one of the first to be available on Windows Phone 7, even before Skype arrived on the platform.

Now VOIP specialist site TruTower reports that the app may never make the jump to Windows Phone 8.

Speaking to Tango Head of Platform Richard Rabbat, the executive said that Tango was “always evaluating the various platforms,” and would continue to support Windows Phone 7, but was “prioritizing Apple’s App Store and Google Play” to enable third-party developers to reach a larger audience.

Rabbat also confirmed that there were no dates to announce regarding Windows Phone 8 availability.

It is likely the early arrival of the software on the platform was due to financial incentives by Microsoft, and that the lack of further incentives are what’s preventing further development.

Hopefully having the Windows Phone installed base grow to 100 million users by the end of 2014 will convince these developers to pay more attention to the platform.

Via TruTower.com

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