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No Windows Phone app any time soon…

April 17, 2012 by The Man

Well a few days later and it looks like there won’t be a Windows Phone version anytime soon. Here is why.

1. There is no solid reliable way to get your own IP address and while there are bodges I prefer not to release stuff that requires such hacks to get them to work as they, at some point will fail to work.

2. There seems to be no reliable way to use UDP broadcasts – WHAT !?!?!? yes but there you go.

Not great news but maybe Windows Phone 8 will finally catch up to where Android and iOS were two years ago.