Windows Phone 7 – This Week’s Unexpected Joy

My Windows Phone 7 phone arrived this week in the form of the HTC 7 Trophy. After the joy of iPhone 4 and the unexpected sluggishness of my HTC Desire HD, how would the new phone stack up – and how easy is it to develop for? In this image Nick holds his HTC 7 Trophy Window […]

On the Microsoft and Nokia mobile deal

Few things have excited me as much over the last few months than the work that Microsoft has done to create Windows Phone 7 (WP7), and the news that came in last Friday announcing that they have teamed up with Nokia (or Nokia has teamed up with them, or both!) brings me yet more joy. […]

Meet the developers behind our Windows Phone 7 app

I’d like you to meet a couple of people – Sangeetha Rao and Rajiv Agarwal. Not heard their names before? Well that’s about to change – indeed not only will you know them – you’re about to trust them. After all, if you have a Windows Phone 7 mobile and you download our Tesco Groceries […]

Windows Phone 7 Design

Ribot and our innovation team at have really done us proud in the design and development of Tesco Groceries for Windows Phone 7. If you imagine that the phone’s screen is a vertical window over a portion of the application, then this is what the full screen would look like (click for larger version): […]

Tesco Groceries app logo on Windows 7 Phone

Great still from a BBC video of the Tesco Groceries logo sitting nicely in a square on a Windows 7 Phone. See the full video of the BBC’s Rory Cellan-Jones interviewing Microsoft’s Ashley Highfield here. Thanks to Twitter followers for pointing this video out to me!

Tesco Groceries – for Windows Phone 7

Yes we’ve made a Tesco Groceries app for Windows Phone 7!Designed by Ribot, built by our newly formed mobile development team (well done guys and girls). Watch the live webcast here – the Tesco app is part of the demo in this webcast. I’ll update the link to archived footage showing the app when Microsoft […]