$15,000 in Prizes Added to Windows Phone Next App Star challenge

Microsoft recently announced a global contest that can help developers gain more visibility for their apps through featured placement in a Windows Phone television ad that will show during prime-time in the U.S. The response has been amazing with thousands of apps already submitted from around the world. Given the popularity of the contest and the quality of apps we are seeing we’ve decided to add another $15,000 in prizes (bringing the total prize package to over $60,000). Prizes include Wireless Charging Pillows by Fatboy, JBL PowerUp Wireless Charging Speakers, Sony Vaio Touchscreen Ultrabooks, and trips to a Microsoft developer conference where you can hang out with other talented devs. Each prize round is cumulative. If you keep winning head-to-head voting battles, you keep winning prizes. MORE