By Daniel Webster | July 18, 2011 9:02 PM
In this episode of the Windows Phone 7 App Roundup we demonstrate five applications in 30 seconds each. These apps will keep you entertained, give you countless wallpaper options, and check how loud your environment is. 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.
Accuweather A free application
Many people have trusted the Accuweather forecasts for years. Now have the same reliable weather forecasts on your Windows Phone 7 smartphone. Use your current location or add other various locations. View a daily or hourly forecast and view real-time satellite and radar maps.
Betty Crocker A free application
With the Betty Crocker Cookbook app anyone can cook like a profession with easy to follow recipes. Betty Crocker has been around for almost a century and has thousands of recipes for any skill level. Just search for something you would like or use the surprise me button to get a random recipe.
Decibel Meter A free application
Want to check exactly how loud your environment is? With Decibel Meter you are able to see what you can hear. Just calibrate the Decibel Meter app in a quiet room to have the best set of data. Find out how loud your computer fan is running, on your next trip see how loud the cabin of the jet is, and many other countless applications.
Picasa Wallpapers A free application
Download high quality random wallpapers directly from the Picasa photo service. Save any photo to your Windows Phone 7 smartphone and assign it under the wallpaper setting.
Plants Vs Zombies Trial and $4.99 full version
Plants Vs Zombies is one of the best tower defense style games of all time. The object of the game is to prevent the zombies from entering your home by growing killer plants in your yard. Collect the suns to earn more credit to buy more plants. If the zombies do get through the yard then you will lose that level.