Weico, a 3rd party Weibo app for Windows Phone in the works


Weibo is an incredibly popular micro-blogging service in China, where twitter is banned.

A company called Eico Design is working on a 3rd party client for the service, which is already popular on the iPhone and Android, and is set to offer a much better experience than the official client, and is said to offer the best alternative way to use Weibo.

The latest version will offer 4 themes and is not available in Marketplace yet, but the XAP is available to download for unlocked handsets on the developers site here.

The news is good for Windows Phone in China, where the local marketplace still only offers a small selection of apps.

Future versions of Windows Phone is expected to integrate Weibo directly.

Read more at TechinAsia.com here.

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