Windows Phone Apps

CTIA 2014 to be Super Mobile Show, Set for September 9-11

January 2, 2013

CTIA, the Wireless Association, typically holds two conferences focused on mobility each year. CTIA 2013, geared for technology and consumer electronics, is scheduled to take place on May 21st in Las Vegas while MobileCON, centered around IT solutions, is set for October 9th in San Diego. Well, next year, the association will consolidate its...
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Angry Birds Star Wars Gameplay Video with Han Solo, Chewie, R2-D2, C-3PO (Android, iOS, Windows Phone)

November 1, 2012

UPDATE: Released! Check out our Angry Birds Star Wars video review here. Rovio seems to be posting frequent teasers of their upcoming Angry Birds Star Wars game for Android, Windows Phone, iOS, Kindle Fire, Mac, PC and Windows 8. The first gameplay video showcased the Red and Pink birds dressed up as Luke Skywalker...
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Navigon GPS navigation released for Windows Phone 7.5

October 12, 2011

Navigon has released their turn-by-turn GPS navigation app to the Windows Phone Marketplace. Transform your Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone into a fully functional mobile navigation system that is every bit as good as the multi-award-winning personal navigation devices from NAVIGON in terms of its user-friendliness and features. On-board navigation entails no data transfer or...
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Control Xbox with Windows Phone and Xbox Companion app

October 5, 2011

Microsoft will soon release a free Windows Phone app that will allow you to control your Xbox 360 console directly from your smartphone. Called Xbox Companion, the app will let you find, learn more about and control content from Xbox LIVE Marketplace on your Xbox 360. Ben Rudolph listed a few real-world usage scenarios...
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Paper Toss in a 3D world for Windows Phone 7 (video)

July 15, 2011

Paper Toss games are notoriously popular on just about every mobile platform. You know, the casual physics game where you launch flick crumpled pieces of paper into a trash can from various distances. You’ve likely played the game or a clone of it at least once. Well, I can tell you right now that...
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Angry Birds for Windows Phone 7 released (video review)

June 29, 2011

While Android and iPhone users have been enjoying Rovio’s hit Angry Birds game for ages, Windows Phone 7 users have had to wait through delays. Well, the original Angry Birds has finally arrived for Windows Phone. In this video, we demo the game to see if it performs as well as it does on...
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Plants vs Zombies now available for Windows Phone 7

June 23, 2011

PopCap Games’ hit Plants vs Zombies game made its rounds on the iPhone and Android, but now it’s available for Windows Phone 7. It’s classified as an official Xbox LIVE title and costs $4.99 in the WP7 Marketplace. Check out the description, features, and the strange promo video below. Get ready to soil your...
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Joe Belfiore demos Windows Phone 7 Mango features (video)

May 24, 2011

Today, Microsoft previewed the upcoming Mango update for Windows Phone 7. Joe Belfiore, corporate vice president of Windows Phone, demos some of the stand-out features in the nearly 11 minute video below. He talks about IE9, Local Scout, Bing Vision, multitasking, email conversations and management, threads, and groups. Check it out. Tweet
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Release dates for Windows Phone 7 games: Angry Birds, Sonic 4, Hydro Thunder, Plants vs Zombies & Doodle Jump

May 18, 2011

Six hot Windows Phone 7 game titles are coming over the next six weeks. Microsoft has announced the release dates for some of the games that were originally scheduled to be released over the past month, but were subsequently delayed. These games include: Hydro Thunder Go, Doodle Jump, geoDefense, Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode...
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Windows Phone Device Manager, TouchXperience released

April 19, 2011

Julien Schapman, notable Windows Mobile and now Windows Phone 7 hacker/developer, has released public betas for his WP7 homebrew apps: Windows Phone device manager and TouchXperience. Since they’re still classified as betas and because the homebrew world isn’t always the most stable, you’ll want to proceed with caution. If you haven’t heard of either...
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Windows Phone 7 fast app switching hack demoed (video)

April 6, 2011

Jaxbot has developed a third party solution for fast app switching (essentially a task switcher) on Windows Phone 7. The video below shows the hack in action, and as you can see, it’s activated by half-pressing the camera key. This allows the user to pull up a preview panel of apps for quick switching....
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How to use Android, Windows Phone 7 & iPhone apps with Nintendo 3DS Augmented Reality software (video)

March 31, 2011

In this video, we show you how you can use a couple of Android and Windows Phone 7 apps in place of the flimsy paper cards for the Nintendo 3DS and its augmented reality system. Both apps are free in the Andriod Market and Windows Phone 7 Marketplace, and they feature all six AR...
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TouchXperience for Windows Phone 7 demoed (video)

March 22, 2011

TouchXperience benefits from Metro UI to create fully customizable screens where you can place apps, folders, contacts, documents, websites, maps, widgets, and more. Below you’ll find a new video showing it in action and a list of features. TouchXperience is a homebrew hack/tweak, so it’s intended for advanced users only. TouchXperience for Windows Phone...
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SuperTube: new WP7 YouTube app (video review)

March 20, 2011

SuperTube is a new YouTube app for Windows Phone 7 that allows you to view videos in HD. Although you can stream in good clarity, the app is missing traditional YouTube features like subscriptions, ratings and the commenting system. However, it does offer one feature that you won’t find with other apps, which is...
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Comica: Windows Phone 7 comic strips app (video)

March 18, 2011

Comica is relatively new Windows Phone 7 app for viewing some of your favorite comic strips. It syndicates feeds from popular comic channels including: Daily Dilbert, Amazing Super Powers, Antics Comics, BC Comics, Calamities of Nature, Comedy Central, Cyanide & happiness, Doghouse diaries, Jokes2go, Laugh it Out, Luke Surl, Non Sequitur, Pearls before Swine,...
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