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    #26  
    Perhaps add example tiles with the apps listed. Everyone has a different understanding of decet/beautiful.
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    #27  
    I really like WPCentral double wide tile. And the game "Nightmares from the Deep"
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    Are some of these just double wide on WP8? On WP7.8 WPCentral is the only one that works for me other than the original Microsoft ones.
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       #29  
    Quote Originally Posted by summer600 View Post
    Perhaps add example tiles with the apps listed. Everyone has a different understanding of decet/beautiful.
    That's my idea. Will install once we have a good number on the list and take screenshots of all of them in double wide style. If anyone is already using them, they can save me downloading and setting up the tile by sharing their screenshots! :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by peacock93 View Post
    Are some of these just double wide on WP8? On WP7.8 WPCentral is the only one that works for me other than the original Microsoft ones.
    Yes, some are just for WP8 and hence this thread is in WP8 section.
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    I love PHOTOSTREAM. It lets you have images in the widtile based on your search strings (e.g. hot girls, landscapes etc.) or simply editors'/community picks from 500px, Flickr etc. They also support your lockscreen, which can be changed every 30 minutes. I love love love this app! And the free one has all needed features. Give it a try!!
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    Cocktail Flow has a beautiful wide live tile for those who loves mixing up their drinks every Friday Saturday and Sundays!
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    AppoinTile
    XBox Music Tile (when there's music playing and if there's an album cover)
    Windows Phone Insider

    *I like Soundhound's tile. But the images are low-res.
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    baconit and weave are both lovely
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    Hmmm, can't see why someone hasn't mentioned Facebook yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockstarzzz View Post
    Let's just keep it to point. List of apps that we know has beautiful live tiles and that you pin only as large tile because it makes your phone.. well, beautiful?
    Hahaha, know exactly what you mean.

    For me the apps I have pinned with double wide tile that I actually need and it looks awesome are:

    - Appointile
    - Xbox Music (at least when music is playing)
    - TVShow

    And the apps I have pinned as wide tile just cause they look awesome (i.e., I don't actually use them much and I could set them as small/medium tile):

    -UrbanSpoon
    -CamCard
    -Chimpact
    -Robotek
    -Wheel of Wealth
    -Guns4Hire
    -Dredd vs Zombies
    -Weather Flow (I also have the lockscreen set for this app; I find myself rarely looking at the weather, it's there just cause it looks good)
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    #37  
    Am I the only one who has noticed the weird JPEG like compression on BBC News live tile text?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jealy666 View Post
    Hmmm, can't see why someone hasn't mentioned Facebook yet.
    Does it show anything other than the cover pic?

    Quote Originally Posted by kittshelby View Post
    Hahaha, know exactly what you mean.

    For me the apps I have pinned with double wide tile that I actually need and it looks awesome are:

    - Appointile
    - Xbox Music (at least when music is playing)
    - TVShow

    And the apps I have pinned as wide tile just cause they look awesome (i.e., I don't actually use them much and I could set them as small/medium tile):

    -UrbanSpoon
    -CamCard
    -Chimpact
    -Robotek
    -Wheel of Wealth
    -Guns4Hire
    -Dredd vs Zombies
    -Weather Flow (I also have the lockscreen set for this app; I find myself rarely looking at the weather, it's there just cause it looks good)
    Wow, I thought I was the one pinning away for the sake of beauty, but your list is way longer!
    Is Robotek same as Robotech?
    Also, the games you listed, do they actually do anything like flip for different image/score etc or is it just the huge tile with attractive game photos? Rotates or stays the same one?
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    I forgot Snes8X! Long time gamers will have a soft spot for this app's tile :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockstarzzz View Post
    Yes, some are just for WP8 and hence this thread is in WP8 section.
    Oops...Sorry missed that!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockstarzzz View Post
    Does it show anything other than the cover pic?
    Quote Originally Posted by rockstarzzz View Post
    pinning away for the sake of beauty
    I have a nice cover photo!
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    Astronomy Hub........love it!!!
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    Awesome thread, finding great apps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sanders2232 View Post
    Awesome thread, finding great apps.
    i second that !
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    Mehdoh & WhatsApp have a Double-Wide Tiles , but I'm not sure it shows anything other than the logo in the middle .

    Also , HTC Double-Wide Tile is beautiful , i like it a lot !

    The Music+Video Double-Wide tile is awesome .... When there's an artist picture ... Thankfully that's where MPAtools comes in handy .

    You got the rest of my suggestions covered :) I'll keep you posted with anything new i find !
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    I like my AccuWeather double-tile!
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    MPATools is the best thing that has EVER happened to my music collection!
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    ffffound.
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    Metrotube, especially if you pin the subscribed tile. 9gag is great, its a 4 Chan picture viewer I believe. Kindle has a nice double wide tile for books pinned. Astronomy hub, one of my favorites apps. Also, one I wish would have a better use of double wide tile, Nokia drive+. It desperately needs my commute enabled. I remember when they announced it, that the double wide tile would display the up coming traffic and time ETA. I'm even more pissed that in today's event, that's now here drive + still in beta. Complete bs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hisham Ahmed View Post
    MPATools is the best thing that has EVER happened to my music collection!
    Same here , MPAtool is a life savor !
    That Gray background is ugly
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