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Simple StatusBar on Windows 10 Mobile

The default StatusBar on Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile contains all types of icons. WLAN + Cellular Status, Bluetooth, Flight Mode and so on ... If you want to display the StatusBar when your app is opened but reduce the noise all the icons produce, you can use the following hack so it only displays the current time (on the right) …
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Debug the Share Contract in Windows Phone 8.1

When trying to debug code that is called from the Share Contract in Windows Phone 8.1 the debugger just detaches without any warning or error message. This makes it incredibly hard to produce stable code and see how the share data looks like. Thanks to a tip by Scott there is a workaround for this issue: You can attach …
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Pause and Resume with the SpeechSynthesizer on Windows Phone 8

The SpeechSynthesizer class on Windows Phone 8 doesn't have the ability to pause and resume a piece of text when created from SpeechSynthesizer.SpeakTextAsync(). The only way to achieve this is by creating SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) - which is specified by the W3C. The SSML specification contains a mark element, which denotes a marker that references a specific …
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