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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Background Tasks

Background tasks refer collectively to actions that are registered with the phone OS to run in the background, and that occupy the following four distinct areas of application functionality:

Image Scheduled notifications

Image Scheduled tasks

Image Background file transfers

Image Background audio

Of these, scheduled notifications are the simplest to use ...

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