Life after Windows Mobile has been a good one thanks to Microsoft Windows Phone 7 and more recently Windows Phone 8 with its slick tiled display, unified user interface and Xbox LIVE integration amongst other features primed to challenge Android and Apple smartphone dominance.
If Microsoft has won you over with its polished more multimedia-friendly mobile operating system and you are looking to pack it with the finest app offerings from the Windows Marketplace, each month T3's app experts will bring you the very best free and paid for Windows Phone apps available right now. Here's what delights we have discovered this month.
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Sharing similarities with the Pulse New Android and iOS app, this equally beautiful mosaic style app will give you your instant news fix with customisable feeds, Google Reader integration and the ability to save content offline. Pin it to your live tiles and you can see instant updates straight on your home screen.
Price: £0.99 | Download Fuse Windows Phone app
Tell Spout what you what you’re interested in, and it will cut out the nonsense and deliver news, Facebook posts and tweets that are important to you in a pool of words with Facebook, Twitter and Google Reader support in tow and the ability to add Spout as one of your primary live tiles.
Price: £0.99 | Download Spout Windows Phone app
Perfectly timed for festive food prepping, this handy app will calculate the ideal oven temperature to cook your entire meal to perfection and without burning. Input the ideal temperature and cooking times for each item and an alarm will sound when you need to put the spuds in.
Price: Free | Download Timed2Perfection Windows Phone app
If Instagram is not giving you that satisfying retro photo feeling, this photo editing app equally offers enough filters, borders and lighting effects to give your amateur snaps or more artistic feel and increase its chances of getting more than one Like on Facebook.
Price: Free | Download Lomogram Windows Phone app
Inspired by the browser version, fans of the Parisian electronic Dj outfit can create their own versions of Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger and Technologic with a soundboard that contains over 100 sound samples from the Daft Punk tracks. We challenge you not get a little bit addicted to this.
Price: Free | Download iDaft Windows Phone app