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 use your Windows Phone 7 smartphone as a business card, and give you shortcuts to your most used settings. 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.
Carrying business card around in your wallet can be sort of obnoxious. With QR Business Cards you will be able to share your contact information with anyone that has a smartphone capable or reading QR Codes. This app allows you to input many business cards or contact information to be shared quickly between associates. Just have your next business associate use their smartphone to scan the QR Code and your contact information will be sent to them in seconds.
Rendezvous A free application
With the holidays just around the corner it is a great time to start planning a get together. With Rendezvous you will be able to create events using your Facebook account and invite practically anyone. View your friend’s upcoming events and respond to their RSVP directly from your Windows Phone 7 smartphone.
Going into the settings to change things can be time consuming on almost every smartphone around. With WP Shortcut Tiles you will be able to pin the most used settings onto your home-screen. Just tap one of the tiles to launch that setting so you will be able to change it quickly.
DelenarTD is a simple to play tower defense style game for Windows Phone 7. This game allows you to upgrade weapons quickly to prevent the enemies from reaching their goal. The object of a tower defense game is to set up various weapons (towers) to block the enemy’s path and prevent them from leaving the playing field. If you are unable to prevent the enemies from scooting past your towers you will lose and have to start that level over again.
Sally’s Salon LE is a challenge Xbox Live game. The object of the game is to service the salon customers while earning money and keeping them satisfied. Upgrade your salon fixtures to increase the speed at which your customers are able to get their new hairstyle. This game becomes very fast passed and becomes more challenging as the levels progess.