Windows Phone 7 apps


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    APP OF THE DAY: EyeEm review (Android/iPhone/Windows Phone)

    By 15 October 2012

    There is no shortage of social networks and no shortage of photos apps. There's also a growing mass of apps that punch the two things together. The name on everyone's lips is Instagram, naturally, but that's not the only route if you're looking to funk...

  • Cameras

    Hands on: Photosynth for Windows Phone 7 review

    By 30 May 2012

    Microsoft has released a version of Photosynth for Windows Phone 7 users, allowing them to create almost never ending panoramic shots from their phone. The app that has been available for iPhone users for some time is yet another app that makes it to...

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    APP OF THE DAY: WhatsApp review (Android)

    By 21 May 2012

    Smartphones are great for keeping in touch, be that with friends, family or colleagues. It really doesn't matter what device you have, there are plenty of options available to you. SMS and MMS messaging is great, but sometimes you want something more...

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    APP OF THE DAY: Nokia Creative Studio review (Windows Phone 7)

    By 20 March 2012

    Nokia has released a dedicated camera app for its Lumia smartphones, bringing several new features to its Windows Phone range beyond beyond those that come with the phone's camera app. Creative Studio Platform Windows Phone 7 Price Free (but available...

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    APP OF THE DAY: Skype for Windows Phone 7 beta review

    By 27 February 2012

    There are some apps that we consider core to the smartphone experience. Some that bring you a service, regardless of platform, that makes your life easier. Whether it be for work or play, Skype is one such app. Skype for Windows Phone 7 was one of the...

  • Phones

    Skype for Windows Phone 7 pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    Over at MWC, in the city blessed with the best footballing side since Ian Bishop and Kevin Keen lined up in the West Ham midfield in the early 90s, Pocket-lint caught up with our pals from Skype who were keen to show off the brand spanking new Windows...

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    Facebook for Windows Phone 7 update pictures and hands-on

    By 15 February 2012

    Windows Phone 7 users who like Facebook got a treat this week with the launch of the new and improved official application for their devices. There's a whole host of new features for the updated app, including improved panorama and profile designs, better...

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    APP OF THE DAY: Vimeo review (Windows Phone 7)

    By 6 February 2012

    While YouTube might boast the bigger audience, there is no denying that the videos on Vimeo are, how shall we put this, more crafted. Vimeo has released its Windows Phone 7 app, something that Google's YouTube has still failed to do, offering a host of...

  • Gaming

    Snake '97 pictures, video and hands-on

    By 27 January 2012

    Remember back to your first phone, the Nokia that you no doubt owned, and the game that you used to play over and over again? Yep that's right, for Windows Phone 7 users Nokia Snake from 1997 is back. Simply called Snake '97 the 79p app in the Windows...

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    APP OF THE DAY: Addison Lee review (Windows Phone 7)

    By 6 January 2012

    Getting home after a late night if you’ve missed the train can be a pain. In London, black cabs can be expensive, illegal mini cabs dangerous, and while phoning your local taxi firm a lot cheaper can be a long wait. In steps Addison Lee who hope that...

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    APP OF THE DAY: New Group review (WP7)

    By 3 December 2011

    When faced with a problem it's often the case that a direct solution - one that deals with the issue in its entirety - is not possible. And this is when a workaround is used. It perhaps won't produce the best result, but it works to an extent and will...

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    APP OF THE DAY: Poynt review (Windows Phone 7)

    By 26 November 2011

    Some of the apps you download you may well find to be completely useless, they promise the world only to be a total let down. This can be for a variety of reasons: poor user interface, sluggish loading times, a complete lack of any decent content. And...

  • Gaming

    APP OF THE DAY: Orbital review (WP7)

    By 19 November 2011

    There's no doubt that Windows Phone 7 titles, especially games, seem a little on the pricey side compared to their iPhone counterparts, so when you do purchase a game you want to make sure it's for you; this is taken care of, to an extent, with the "try"...

  • Sports Fitness

    APP OF THE DAY: RunKeeper review (Windows Phone 7, iPhone, Android)

    By 15 November 2011

    If you’re like us, you probably like a good drink, some hearty food and probably a bit too much snack time, sitting on the sofa playing games. But all that luxury and fun means you’ve got to pay for it some how, and the Run Keeper app is hoping to...

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    APP OF THE DAY - BoxFiles for Dropbox review (Windows Phone 7)

    By 31 October 2011

    Windows Phone 7 has Skydrive for all its cloud backup needs, but what happens if you are a Dropbox user? Unfortunately there isn’t an official Dropbox app for WP7, but that hasn’t stopped the makers of BoxFiles for Dropbox using the cloud storage...