Chapter 15. Media

In today's smartphone era, content is everything. Think of YouTube, which provides fun videos to the masses through browsers. Now smartphones, too, have the ability to play high-quality movies, music, and more, anywhere. What was once possible only on desktop computers can now be done with the smartphone you carry all the time, regardless of whether you are near a cell tower or Wi-Fi connection.

Windows Phones will come equipped with powerful media features for developers and designers to use to create compelling applications that can play back music, audio, and video in a host of formats. A good example of the kind of media player such functionality supports can be found at the NBC Olympics web site, where the Olympic games were ...

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