Microsoft Australia Developer Hacks Together Awesome ABC iView Client For Windows Phone

By Luke Hopewell

The ABC has told us that it wasn’t aware of the app before it went up, and added that it currently hasn’t allocated any developer resources to make a native iView app for the Windows Phone platform.

Auntie added that iView users who want to access the service on Windows Phone devices can navigate to the iView page via Internet Explorer on their devices.

Tom’s latest work is called iView FTW! and it’s a surprisingly clean and functional version of iView that runs natively on both Windows Phone 8. 1 handsets and Windows RT tablets.

One Microsoft Australia developer got tired of waiting, and has hacked together his own iView client for Windows Phone 8 and 8. 1.

This isn’t Tom’s first app for Windows Phone users left deserted by Australia’s public broadcasters: he has developed a digital radio streaming app for both ABC Radio and SBS Radio.

Read more here: Gizmodo


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