By Daniel Webster | August 23, 2011 3:20 AM
In this episode of the Windows Phone 7 App Roundup we demonstrate five applications in 30 seconds each. These apps will keep you entertained, make it easy to instant message through multiple services, and find that perfect place to eat. 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.
Clever Translate A free application
Clever Translate is a great app for anyone that wants to learn another language or just translate from one language to another. This app utilizes both the Bing and Google translate services to provide the most accurate translations available. Just input the language you know and specify which language you want Clever Translate to translate and within no time at all the translation is displayed. Listen to the translation by clicking the small speaker icon.
e-LeD Me A lite and $0.99 full version
Have you ever seen those hats or belt buckles that display messages using LEDs? Well now you can have the same cool interface on your Windows Phone 7 smartphone for free, plus more. This app will display messages like an LED advertising board. There are many games, a clock, and graphics to choose from. Display messages and show them to someone across the room.
IM+ A lite and $4.99 pro version
Instant messaging has been around as long as the internet and now you will be able to consolidate all of your instant messaging services into one app. IM+ lets you instant message through many accounts with ease. Just input your username and password and IM+ will sync with your contacts to allow you to instant message them.
Cro-Mag Rally Trial and $2.99 full version
Cro-Mag Rally is a great race and attack game. The game play is similar to Mario Kart in which you must gather items to use as weapons or enhancements. The game relies on the accelerometer for turning and the touchscreen buttons for acceleration, braking, weapons, and reverse. See if you have want it take to race through the stone age.
Foodspotting A free application
If you like to go out to eat but you never know which restaurants have the best food then fret no more. With the Foodspotting app you will be able to visually see what other users have submitted from the restaurants they have visited. Upload your own photos of food to the Foodspotting service to help others in your area find great looking and tasty food.