Build Apps and win Windows Phones with Microsoft’s I unlock Joy program

Microsoft has launched new I unlock Joy a unique Application Program in India that would let technology professionals, women developers and students to win Windows Phones. This contest is a great chance for the women and students to bring out the creativity and it also offers the developers to establish a substantial position in their business.

In the Developer’s offer there are 3 categories

  • In the submit and receive category, a registered participant need to submit 3 qualified Windows Phone Application in the Marketplace that are distinct and of non-trivial utility value for the Application User and they would get a chance to receive a Windows Phone.
  • In the port 2 apps and receive category, a registered participant submitting 2 qualified Windows Phone Applications in the Marketplace which are ported from existing Android or iPhone Applications get to receive a Windows Phone.
  • In the Women Special Category, the first 100 registered Woman Developers who submit 1 qualified Windows Phone Application each in the Marketplace qualify to receive a Windows Phone each. The applications can be based on Entertainment, Fashion, Leisure, Sports, Recreation or Travel themes.
In the Student offer the student developers will receive a Merit Certificate, a Windows Phone T-Shirt and a 2GB USB Flash Drive for 1 app published on Marketplace and a Windows Phone for 4 published apps.
The I unlock Joy program for developers starts from November 1, 2011 till March 30, 2012 and the student’s program has already started and it will conclude on December 18, 2011. The application policies and technical certification requirements can be viewed from the Microsoft Site.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram