Stirling Birthday to be Featured in the Windows Phone Store on September 23rd

Sunday, September 22, 2013 2:42 PM

01.WVGAMy newest Windows Phone app, Stirling Birthday, was selected by Microsoft to be featured in the Windows Phone Store on Monday, September 23 in Andorra, Armenia, Armenia (English), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Serbian (Latin)), Cyprus, Georgia, Japan, Liechtenstein, Macao SAR, Madagascar, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Uganda, Vanuatu (French) for all phones, Austria, Botswana, Bulgaria, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hong Kong SAR (English), Hungary, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Macedonia, FYRO (Macedonian), Malta, Serbia, Singapore, Swaziland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tuvalu, Vietnam for all non-Nokia phones, and Belarus, Bhutan, Cambodia, Faroe Islands, Grenada, Kenya, Korea (south), Malawi, Montenegro, Montenegro (Serbian (Latin)), Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Seychelles (French) for Nokia phones.

The criteria Microsoft uses for these selections are:

  • Functionality
    • Strong performance and stability
    • Intuitive
    • Easy to navigate without instructions
  • Utility
    • Drives repeated and consistent use
    • Originality and innovation
    • Strong visual impact
  • Enjoyment
    • "Make your users say 'wow'"
    • Meaningful use of Windows Phone design features
    • Apps that take advantage of cross-platform synergy for platforms like Windows Phone, Windows 8, SkyDrive, etc...

This is the second time I’ve had an app selected to be featured and it is definitely an honor. Check out Stirling Birthday in the Windows Phone Store!

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By: shane


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Stirling Birthday Released!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 4:20 AM

Download Stirling Birthday in Windows Phone Marketplace NowMy third Windows Phone application, Stirling Birthday, has just been published to the Windows Phone store! The app displays your friends' upcoming birthdays on a beautiful live tile. It is unlike any other app in the store in that it shows the profile photo of your next friend to have a birthday on the live tile.


  • Full support for all Windows Phone 8 tile sizes
  • Call, Text, or Email birthday greetings from the app
  • Quickly see all birthdays upcoming in the next month, birthdays from the previous month, and all birthdays for all of your contacts.
  • Call, Text, or Email birthday greetings from the app
  • Fully localized into 38 languages

Stirling Birthday is available in the Windows Phone Marketplace for $1.49 with an unlimited, ad-supported free trial download.

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