By Daniel Webster | April 5, 2011 3:39 AM
In this episode of the Windows Phone 7 App Roundup we demonstrate five top applications in 30 seconds each. These apps will entertain, share and download photos, and browse through XDA-Developers. To download these apps directly to your WP7 smartphone, 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 device just snap a picture of the Tag image and the mobile Marketplace will navigate to that app.
Bing Pictures Downloader A free application
One of the neatest features of using the Bing search engine is having a fresh high-quality photo in the background every day. The Bing Pictures Downloader allows you to view the archived Bing photos on your Windows Phone 7 smartphone. The app lets you download the photos directly to your Windows Phone 7 and save them for later. Share the saved photos with friends and others.
Flickr A free application
Flickr is a great app for anyone that loves to share photos. The app ties directly into the Yahoo Flickr site and allows you to upload the photos stored on your Windows Phone 7 smartphone. View interesting photos and friends photos.
GasBuddy A free application
As fuel prices increase it makes sense to want to save some extra dough. GasBuddy is a user-updated app that displays the most current available gas price listings. Get rewarded for updating fuel prices and redeem the points for ticket that could reward you with free gas.
Hexic Rush is a simple Xbox Live puzzle game. The object of the game is to rotate various hexagons into groups of three or more to have them delete from the playing field. As the levels progress more challenging hexagons appear.
XDA-Developers No trial and $0.99 full version
The official XDA-Developers Windows Phone 7 app ties directly into the XDA-Developers website. View the latest news, forums, latest posts, and view your profile. There are options to use the app as a live tile in which messages displayed as a push notification.