The mobile version of Microsoft’s operating system has made it out of preview release and is now live on a whole host of different smartphones. Windows Phone has not been as successful as its PC cousin but has recently been making some strides forward. Windows Phone is the third most popular smartphone operating system after Android and iOS.
Below is a list of the 10 best apps that you can install on your Windows Phone.
By some distance, Metrotube is the most popular YouTube client for Windows Phone users and there quite a few evident reasons for it. The interface is quite slick and modern, the controls straightforward, and there are a few playback options.
This is a remote desktop utility that lets you control your personal computer running Microsoft Windows, over LAN or even the internet. It might cost you a little bit of money, but it is certainly worth every penny.
8. Cocktail Flow
If you are anything resembling a normal person, you like to enjoy a few drinks with your buddies at the end of the week. You can find plenty of drinking inspiration by using Cocktail Flow.
7. Battery Sense
Do you find yourself wondering how much gas your phone uses in an average day? Want to know how much longer it will take for your phone to charge to the maximum? You can find out answers to these questions and study a lot of different statistics with Battery Sense.
6. Thumba Photo Editor
People who use smartphones love to tinker with the photos that they shoot. If you have a smartphone with as much photographic power as the Lumia 920, then Thumba Photo Editor is one app you simply can’t miss. There are more than 70 special effects and adjustment options for you to fully bring out the artist in you.
Whether you like it or not, you can’t do without accepting that Facebook has been successful in making its mark in today’s popular culture. Facebook has released official apps for pretty much every operating system out there.
This app is used by smartphone enthusiasts as their desert island app. Its strong performance throughout all of its previous versions has earned it plenty of popularity. This app is used for sending texts and making calls to other WhatsApp users.
Follow all the action on TV on the go with this free app in which you can get more than 50 live channels. There is even a program guide so you can get every bit of that couch potato experience.
This official and free version of YouTube is a lot less featured than MetroTube, which has been mentioned above. The smooth experience and lack of charges for using has earned it a number two spot on this list.
Communication has never been as easy and cheap since Skype rolled around in smartphones. With this app, which you most probably have used the PC version of, you can make free audio and video calls. All you need is an internet connection.