Ben Elliott · Apr 28, 2010 at 12:56 pm

Chuck Norris Facts App Finally Comes to Windows Mobile

Since Windows Mobile was born, we’ve had to cope with useless applications such as browsers, document editors and navigation software. They just fill up the storage on our devices, never being used as we wait for something really essential to come along.

Thankfully, Reaper has put an end to this depressing era by creating an app that truly matters. We’ve all been there: standing at a party, watching the funny guys getting all the attention while having nothing to say yourself. Inside, you’re screaming “If only I could access Chuck Norris facts from my Windows Phone!”, but there has never before been a developer there to hear you.

The Chuck Norris Facts app allows you to catch up on the freshest, funniest and most original Chuck Norris one-liners without having to be near a PC. It’s lightweight and effective, and even gives you the option to send the facts in an SMS message to a similarly minded friend.

At present, only WVGA resolution devices are supported. The app requires .NET CF v3.5 and Windows Mobile 6.5 (although Reaper is yet to test it on 6.1 – it may well be functional) and can be found in the application thread.


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ben_duder is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Hi! My name's Ben, and I'm proud to be one of the news writers at xda-developers. I live near London and have spent the last ten years wasting all the money I get my hands on on new gadgets with which to fulfil my technolust. I first got into HTC phones when I found a Lobster 700TV (the HTC Monet) at a very good price, and I'm ashamed to say that I couldn't have cared less about what operating system the phone was running as long as I could watch The Simpsons on the bus. As fellow Monet owners might know, the 'TV' part of the phone's alternate title was somewhat deceiving and was completely abandoned by the service providers in England. However, by then I had already fallen in love with the freedom Windows Mobile had given me. After the Monet came a Universal, with a Touch Pro following that. I've just bought a G1 (yeah, I know, get with the times!) because I'm really interested in Android as a budding operating system and don't think I could ever cope with a 'dumbphone' now that I know what's on offer. Although I haven't contributed much to the site in terms of programming or cooking help, I hope that I can give a bit back by letting you guys know what's new through my articles. If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints about those articles, feel free to get in touch with me via PM using the URL above. View ben_duder's posts and articles here.
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