The Best of Windows Phone Apps and Their Features

It is time to assess the veracity of Windows phone app development as the flow of apps has increased tremendously for Microsoft-powered devices. Here is the comprehensive list of some of the best Windows phone apps that do not include games:

Crackle

With Crackle, movie lovers will love streaming films from the Crackle service which is now available through the Windows Phone in many European countries. The app includes a catalogue of free movies and has full-length TV shows with many more being added on a monthly basis. The movie streaming service works efficiently over 3G, 4G and even Wi-Fi. The movies can be watched with great picture quality and sound effects too, depending on the hardware on which it is run.

The Times

The Times is the app of the British newspaper The Times which recently launched the official app in August. The daily editions of the newspaper are reformatted to be compatible for smartphones. A 30-day trial is present after which one would have to choose a subscription plan for further use.

Nokia City Lens

Nokia has brought about a fantastic set of exclusive Windows Phone apps which will help the users to differentiate their Lumia handsets. The app was launched in beta stage in August and works well as an augmented reality browser which highlights specific interesting points in the surroundings.

ESPN Radio

The ESPN's radio app is a fantastic radio-specific application which is available for the US audience. The app is effective for sports lovers who would like to listen to live broadcasts of ESPN's local radio stations and enjoy a series of brilliant podcasts and videos through the app.

Heathrow Airport Guide

Living in Heathrow and love to travel? Here is a perfect app for travelers. This Windows Phone app works effectively as a guide of flights connecting Heathrow and resembles other flight apps since it offers live flight tracking and real-time notifications. The app also boasts of terminal maps, and comprehensive listing of nearest restaurants.

Welcome Home

Welcome Home is a fantastic app for Lumia handsets for people who have switched over from other smartphones including iPhone, Android or BlackBerry. The converted people get to enjoy Nokia's range of Windows Phones by just transferring contacts, notifications, messages, photos, songs and videos the new phone.

Glamour

Conde Nast's latest magazine Glamor has an app for the Windows Phone which promises the latest news and photos in a clear format and listing. A perfect news app does not have the issues that one faces while reading the print magazine, though.

627. AM

This weirdly named app is an intuitive daily assistant which is attractive and user-friendly. It works like the alarm clock which besides waking you up, also offers comprehensive weather forecast and important notes in an elegant style.

Base CRM

Base CRM is not at all a consumer app but an app more suited for the sales teams in different companies. The app is used to track leads, completed sales and contacts. The activity can be synced too so that the service is handled smoothly.

SplashID

SplashID helps in both corporate and personal environs since it can store sensitive usernames and passwords which one needs to remember. This data can be synchronised well on computers and other mobile devices through the software.

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