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Windows Phone just can’t catch a break, it seems.

The ad above, for the popular TuneIn radio app, is appearing as part of a big transit campaign in the Seattle region, a.k.a. Microsoft’s backyard. There happens to be a very nice version of TuneIn available for Microsoft’s Windows Phone. But you wouldn’t know it based on the ad, which highlights only the availability of the app on iPhone and Android.

Somebody at Microsoft needs to get on this. In the meantime, it’s another illustration of the challenge that Microsoft faces just to get on the radar in the smartphone world.

Thanks to Essex Porter of Seattle’s KIRO-TV for pointing this out and sending us the pic. He’s a Windows Phone user himself and a fan of the TuneIn app, which he used to track the radio coverage of the Kings/Sonics saga on Sacramento-area radio stations.

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Comments

  • http://twitter.com/ExtendedResults Extended Results Inc

    TuneIn is a great app.

  • pmagno90

    I guess I have to uninstall TuneIn since I’m using Windows phone. It breaks my heart for not loving us back.

  • efwhyeyecom

    There’s not a lot of WP users even in the Seattle area.

  • Jake

    It’s windows phone. No one cares outside of MSFT. TuneIn understands their audience.

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