Do you have a Windows Phone? You may have been wondering which apps will install on your new phone but are confused because there are literally thousands of apps available out there. This article reveals the best Windows applications for you to choose from plus you can get Amazon coupons to help you save on your next apps purchase. These are the top 10 best apps for your windows phone.
1. The Amazing Weather HD
This Windows phone app is ideal for travelers but great for anyone who likes to know what’s happening in the atmosphere at any given moment. It has received very good reviews by several satisfied users so this app is low priced and well worth the download. The Amazing Weather HD features:
A GPS auto location feature for different cities;
Live Tiles with GPS auto, background display for each city and two themes;
Weather alerts with animation;
The current conditions for each city;
Connect to nearby weather stations via your built in GPS.
2. GMaps Pro
gMaps has made it clear that they are not affiliated with Google maps at all. As a matter of fact, gMaps was created by Dream Team mobile who have created quite a few other Windows phone apps. Set at a very minimal sales price this app has a review rating of 4.5 stars. Just in case you are wondering how it works, here are a few of its features:
You can find your own location;
Included are support features such as weather, traffic, satellite and more;
Directions regardless of your transport (bike, car, public, walking);
Advance search features;
Auto-detect and convert measurement systems – imperial or metric;
3. Xbox SmartGlass
This Windows Phone app is future technology brought to the present. Innovation at your fingertips. The Xbox Smartglass allows you to use your windows phone to interact seamlessly with your Xbox, much like a control. The app is not limited to just games but TV shows, movies, music, and sports where you interact with your tablet and TV right there from your phone. You can also use your phone to navigate Xbox dashboard, pause or rewind your favorite movie. Turn your TV into a computer monitor as you surf the web controlled by your phone.
This Windows Phone app was created by Twitter specifically for Windows Phone. There may be other versions of the Twitter app out there but not like this one. According to Twitter they have updated the app to operate with the latest Windows Phone which is Windows Phone 8. The Twitter Windows Phone app’s new navigation includes four new tabs:
Home lets you view from any account you follow while allowing you to expand tweets in order to see photos, videos and other content;
Connect lets you know who has followed you, retweeted or favorited your tweets;
Discover Allows you can see trends, find new content, find friends, and browse categories;
Me is the tab that’s about you. You can read and respond to your tweets and even update you profile.
Find and listen to thousands of musical compositions and play them online or offline. Spotify receives music in your inbox from friends. You can browse music libraries using any Wi-Fi connection. Currently, this Windows Phone app is in beta testing and is available for free download for a limited time – no credit card needed. Very good reviews so far.
You all know what Kindle is, but what you may not know is that there is a Kindle version just for your Windows phone. Turn you phone into a Kindle device and read thousands of eBooks anytime anywhere. The app is free to download and you can read many eBooks free of cost as well, or you can make a one-time purchase of any book you like and read it over and over again. Kindle books are usually very minimal in cost; many of them starting at just $0.99.
7. Pictures Lab
Pictures lab includes a camera feature with face detection software, modification tools and steady mode. You don’t need to download you photos to your computer to fix them; pictures lab does that right there on your Windows phone. This app has everything that a photo editor would have such as contrast, light, vintage, poster, comic, bulge, sepia and auto adjust. In addition to the photo effects you can crop, flip and rotate images. You have the option of saving your photos in your pictures hub or sharing them on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network. This is definitely one of the best apps for your Windows phone.
This is a free windows phone app which allows the user to search literally hundreds of travel sites for airfare, hotels, rental cars or any vacation package deal. Get prices, reviews, recommendations, locations and much more. This Windows Phone app is ideal for travelers on the go. Download it for free at the Windows Phone app store.
Specifically designed for chefs on the go this very tasty app lets you search over 30,000 recipes, browse themes and categories, after which you can save and share. Not only does it provide the recipes but it helps you create a shopping list and check off the items as you shop. To make it even better, use the app for step by step instructions for your favorite recipes while you cook. Download it for free from Epicurious.com
Facebook is the most popular social network to date with over 2,000,000 daily active users. Everything you do with your computer on Facebook you can do with the Windows phone app. Post updates, view feeds, receive and send messages, upload photos, accept friend requests, chat and manage your inbox. The app is free to install from the Windows app store.
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