Windows Phone 7 App Roundup 12 Sep 2011


In this episode of the Windows Phone 7 App Roundup we demonstrate five applications in 30 seconds each. These apps will keep you entertained, allow you to go on a geocaching adventure, and test your bandwidth. To download these apps directly to your WP7 device, just click on the title of the application and the Zune software will automatically launch to the app in Marketplace. If you have the free Microsoft Tag app installed on your WP7 smartphone just snap a picture of the Tag image and the mobile Marketplace will navigate to that app.

Bandwidth Test – Trial and $0.99 full version


Bandwidth Test allows you to test the bandwidth of your Windows Phone 7 smartphone. Just click on the run test button and Bandwidth Test will run the test using both a US and UK server. View the previous test results to make sure you are getting the correct speeds for your carrier or Wi-Fi network.


Geocaching – Trial and $9.99 full version


Geocaching is a really fun outdoor hobby in which you search using a GPS enabled device to find various treasures and landmarks people have submitted. There are over 1.5 million geocache sites on this app. Search for a Geocaching site in your area that looks interesting and click on it to get more information. Get detailed maps and directions to the geocache site.


Got News – A free application


Got News is one of the best news apps available for Windows Phone 7. The app uses RSS feeds to update through your favorite or the top news authorities from around the world. View the entire article using Internet Explorer and share the news with friends or other associates.


Prime TV – Trial and $0.99 full version


Want to know when your favorite shows are playing? With Prime TV you will be able to view the upcoming and past schedules of your most liked television shows. Just search for which shows you want more information on and Prime TV will automatically display episode information, video clips, photos, and the season schedule. View trending shows to see what other are watching.


Danger Wing – A free application


Danger Wing is a fun shooter style game in which you must navigate a small space craft while destroying the enemy ships. There are many levels available and bosses can be rather challenging. Upgrade weapons to deliver a more powerful attack to help get through the levels more quickly.


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