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Friday, January 20, 2012

Mango Tip: Awesome Marketplace Screenshots

imageHere’s a tool that makes your emulator’s start screen look less like an emulator and more like a phone.

If you look at screenshots in the Marketplace that show the Start Screen, you will notice something strange – they all look the same – usually an Internet Explorer tile and a tile for the app. There are 2 reasons devs don’t show more tiles:

1. Sometimes, you don’t want the start screen to be too “noisy”

2. It’s impossible with the default emulator provided by Microsoft.

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