Must Have Apps On Windows Phone

Though not as popular as the Android and iOS, Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system is does provide quality devices and some great features such as uncluttered design, Live Tile widgets and good screen locking function. It took time to create a market of its own but with great apps being developed for it, Windows has done a pretty great job for itself.

Let us have a look at some of the apps for Windows phone.

Adobe Photoshop Express

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If you are looking for a basic photo editing tool, then Adobe Photoshop Express is the one for you. It will help you to crop, rotate, straighten or remove “red-eyes” from the images. It helps in the sharpness and enhance the colour of the images as well. It is available for free.

Translator

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Microsoft’s version of Google Translate, Bing Translator is very easy to use and has lots of features that work great you are on the move with a smartphone. Translator allows text translation of over 40 different languages.

Skype

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A pervasive VoIP app that allows you to stay in touch with your loved one through video or voice calls. It also has an instant messaging feature. It allows for free Skype-to-Skype video and voice calls, while calls to landline or mobile numbers, national or international numbers are charged.

Xbox SmartGlass

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Xbox SmartGlass is Microsoft’s endeavour to give the user an all-in-one experience on multiple devices. In this case, Smartglass permits you to use your Xbox One or 360 with the help of your smartphone in order to access your Web browser, play videos and music, and search games.

Kindle

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Amazon’s Kindle e-book reader is a great place to stay updated with the latest bestsellers and literary releases. Having catalogue of thousands of books of all genres from the world, it allows enables easy purchasing. You can also browse the catalogue of free classic works. Once installed, the reading engine is awesome.

Spotify

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An app that allows you to have an access to the world of music. It allows you to search as well as stream tracks from its huge library of songs. You can share your favourite songs and check the playlists of other users. It has syncing features that allows you to update your playlists.

Evernote

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Extremely helpful and popular cloud note-taking app, Evernote allows you to create cloud-based diary filled with notes, documents, images, audio and video that you easily access anywhere and anytime, plus easily sync it with other devices.

Microsoft Hyperlapse

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It allows users to create effortless, stabilized time-lapse videos from their phone camera. All you need to do is record a video with your phone camera, and then later on set a time-lapse speed ranging from x1-x32.

VLC

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It allows you free and easy to use, multimedia player that’s designed to play almost any format of video file. You will not require to waste time transcoding videos or music into universal formats, as VLC is designed to take more difficult media formats such as OGG, MKV, FLAC and MPC.

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by techtalks @TechTalks October 26, 2015 6:26 AM UTC

DIGITAL DEBATE

Mobile Upgrades: Killing The Product Before Its Time?

Have to agree. The speed of newer phone models within the same series and newer app versions lead to more thought put into buying decisions. Phone lines have a definite short shelf life

Lionel Gurjao

Frequently upgrading the software is a real problem as updating the software might cause your phone to lag because of the older hardware.

Shivendra Singh

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

Q5 blackberry

Alhassan A Bukar

Nice

Ishwar Maradi