By Daniel Webster | September 5, 2011 9:03 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, allow you to compare prices online and locally, and plan that next vacation to Florida’s theme parks. 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.
Monopoly Trial and &4.99 full version
The most popular game ever created, Monopoly, is now available for your Windows Phone 7 smartphone. This Xbox Live game gives achievement points and different backgrounds. Play against the computer, family, or friends directly from the phone. The object of the game is to collect as much property and be the last one with cash on hand.
Block Crash A free application
Although Block Crash is similar to Tetris there is one setting that makes the game easier or harder. The crazy mode will change the size of the standard four block pieces into a random arrangement of different block pieces. The game is easy to play and the control work well.
Theme Park Pro A free application
If you have children, or you are just a child at heart, then Theme Park Pro is a great app to help organize your next trip to Florida’s amusement parks. The app displays maps of where attractions are located in relation to your Windows Phone 7 smartphone. View weather information, shops and restaurants, and news and events.
Paper Dash A free application
Paper Dash is an excellent free game available for Windows Phone 7. The object of the game is to deliver newspapers to your customers while avoiding angry dogs and other obstacles. Collect treats to earn more cash and progress to the next levels.
Shopsavvy A free application
If you are a frugal shopper then you know how important it is to save money. With Shopsavvy you will be able to scan barcodes on product labels and find which local or online retail store has the best price. Many stores are now offering price matching of internet prices to stay competitive.