Windows Phone 7 now has 13,000 apps; Angry Birds May 25

On the second day of MIX11 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that the Windows Phone 7 app store now has 13,000 applications.

The software giant is adding 1,500 applications a month, including games, social network apps, and everyday use apps. The Windows Phone 7 marketplace is taking off better than some could have expected, with over five million downloads a day.

With the recent partnership with Nokia, where Nokia will drop support for Symbian on their premium handsets for Windows Phone 7, the market place will only improve, as more developers will be able to reach more users worldwide, turning their games and apps into cash.

Microsoft also announced that Angry Birds will be available on the Windows Phone market place on May 25. The company showed off the game during a multitasking demonstration. The game will identical to that of the Android and iOS versions.

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