What is Windows Phone equivalent to Google Nexus series?
The closest equivalent to the Nexus series in the Windows Phone market would be the Lumia family, insofar that it's also (as of mid-2014) being produced and supported by the same company that makes the OS - Microsoft. Luckily for you, it also offers the largest selection of devices of any Windows ...
Preview for Developers
This is a programme that allows developers and enthusiasts to get new versions of the Windows Phone operating system as soon as they're finished, directly from Microsoft. The goal is to let users bypass the delays usually associated with manufacturer- and carrier-specific testing and approval of new OS versions, as well as to enable ...
You need to install the Developer Preview app on your phone and sign into it with your Microsoft Account. http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=178ac8a1-6519-4a0b-960c-038393741e96
So only phones with this app installed will receive dev preview updates.
You then still have the option to not install available preview updates.
Go to "Windows Feedback" app.
Click on "+" at the bottom.
Post your feedback. MS might be going through every feedback, or
Just click "Filter" at bottom, and search for similar problems and upvote them.
Please make sure to mark your feedback as problem if you are reporting a bug.
I wouldn't recommend starting on Windows Phone, since that's dead. Instead go for Windows 10 UWP apps. You will need Windows 10 to do this. Here are some points I'd start with.
Get a developer account
Instructions can be found here.
Get your PC ready for development
Go to Settings > Update and Security > For Developers and turn on Developer Mode.
Only Microsoft can tell you why this feature is still missing. Unfortunately there hasn't been any public statement yet regarding this afaik. The only thing you can do is go to the feedback app and request / vote for it there.
The most important requirement: to develop for Windows Phone 8, you must have computer with Windows Phone 8. To use Windows Phone 8 emulator you must have Windows 8 Professional on your computer. Also you can test apps on Windows Phone device, but you should unlock device at first.
To publich apps on Windows Store you should buy an account, but it is free ...
This seems to be caused by an other app, possibly the Microsoft Remote Desktop or Movie Moments app. Try opening and flipping the app to it's default orientation.
If you rotate Remote Desktop to be landscaped/flipped to the right side, your Glance screen will go back to normal without the need for a soft reset.
A soft reset should do the trick as well!
I've found a resolution here; http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/winphone/forum/wp7-wppeople/keyboard-freezes-after-adding-a-space/1d4b902d-f776-4183-993a-b4b6f0560d98
If you disable the 'suggest / correct' words in keyboard settings it will work again.