Don't count Windows Phone out just yet

Dead? Psh. Here are 5 reasons to stick with Windows 10 Mobile

Saving money on data

Mint SIM is the perfect way to get cheap data in the U.S.

VPN vs. Proxy

The difference between a proxy and a VPN

Latitude attitude

Dell Latitude 7280 is a business laptop with tons of consumer attitude

4K all the way

You probably don't NEED a 4K webcam, but we love Logitech's BRIO 4K anyway

Long live Windows phone

Contrary to popular belief, Windows phone won't die anytime soon

XP-YESSSSSSS

Dell's already awesome XPS 15 gets even better in 2017

Surface Pwn 5

Surface Pro 5, Project NEON details leaked on LinkedIn?

Redefining the PC

Why Microsoft's Surface phone could be MUCH more than a mere 'phone'

Surface table meets Windows 10

Yes, we did put Windows 10 on the original Surface table ... and it rocks

Cream o' the crop

Before buying a Microsoft laptop, check out our pick for the absolute best

Simple and secure, just the way I like it

We think Windows 10 Cloud is a great idea, here's why

uber micro

Halo Wars 2 has something for everyone. Here's our full review.

Oldie but goldie

We reviewed Microsoft's decade-old Surface table

Creators Update comin' at ya

These are the coolest new features in the next big Xbox One update (video)

Buyer's guide

The Razer Blade 14 is the best laptop Razer has to offer

Windows 10 app gems

10 terrific Windows 10 apps you should be using

Tower of power

Here's what we think of Dell's XPS Tower Special Edition

Quite a deal

Grab the complete C# coding bootcamp for $41!

Your go-to laptop guide

Introducing our ultimate laptop buyer's guide

< >
Welcome to the Windows Central Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Page 1 of 6 123456 LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 130
Like Tree17Likes
  1. hyperova's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    1 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
       #1  
    We have had over 100,000 for a while now, and more and more 'big' name titles are hitting the marketplace all the time, what do we still need? Or what apps that we have currently need improvements? Not talking about games either i know what we need in that department.
  2. win_splash's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    73 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #2  
    Instagram is the first that comes to mind. I convinced a friend to upgrade from an iPhone 4S but he's a big time instagram user. I convinced him that the app is coming soon, hopefully it does.

    As far as improvements, I seriously think the official Facebook and Twitter apps need to be improved. With the current Facebook app you can't review your timeline when someone tags you ins post or picture. I realize I can just pin touch.facebook.com and take care of it, but the official app should have all those capabilities built in.
  3. KeegdnaB42's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    144 Posts
    Global Posts
    145 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #3  
    Instagram is *the* remaining "dealbreaker" app at this point and quite frankly if so many people "couldn't live without it" I'd tell them to shove it. If Facebook is committed to supporting WP then it will come eventually but they probably never gave a thought to it until after the acquisition was closed so odds are it'll be a few months at the earliest.
    The fact is up until they got bought, Instagram was run by snobby hipsters who only developed for Android because they had to. The fact that they don't let you signup for an account anywhere but the app is the telltale sign of people who think they are a lot more important than they really are.
  4. Shadai's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    25 Posts
    Global Posts
    29 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #4  
    Nook app.


    I mean WTF Microsoft. You bought that Division. Why don't I have an app for my phone yet????
  5. waym1962's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    135 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #5  
    Comixology's Comix and I have been getting into a few games by Mobage on my android tablet. Mainly marvel war of heroes. It'd Just be nice to see better comic book support. I think comixology made a windows 8 app so hopefully wp8 is next.
  6. Iviansour's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    37 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #6  
    Instagram and tweetbot?
  7. jdhooghe's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    529 Posts
    Global Posts
    2,677 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #7  
    Google suite.
  8. lomax_hjs's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    15 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #8  
    Instagram
  9. hailst0rm's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    37 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #9  
    Waze, TomTom
  10. chriscookz's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    121 Posts
    Global Posts
    131 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #10  
    I want my ING Direct banking app, and Flipboard.

    Instagram would be nice but I can find a different app to edit photos with, I couldn't care less about the "social" aspect of Instagram. Lenses should offer an amazing plethora of camera apps in the coming months.

    I'm not really much of an app user though.
  11. KLinCHI's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    84 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #11  
    I want the Starbucks (official) and United Airlines apps. If American and Delta can have one for WP, what's the hold-up, United?! And also the full Weight Watchers app like on iOS, not the barely-bare-bones one we have right now.
  12. ldj
    ldj is offline
    ldj's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    5 Posts
    Global Posts
    264 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #12  
    There's a whole class of apps that the other platforms have that just isn't possible on WP7. AFAIK you can't even write an alarm clock app as you can't run anything as a service in the background to wake the phone up and invoke and action at a certain time. Thats a BIG oversight IMO.
    Also, you cant automate a lot of the phone functions, so cool utils like apps that turn the phone onto mute at night, turn BT on/off depending on your location or turn Wifi on when in range are also missing.
  13. tjwheels's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    59 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #13  
    Still waiting for the Dish Network Sling Adapter App (not the SlingBox App)
  14. ilabene's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    40 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #14  
    GetGlue
  15. Duvi's Avatar
    Retired Moderator

    Posts
    3,035 Posts
    Global Posts
    20,036 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #15  
    Instagram. I'm not big on it, but I sure know a lot of folks that live/die by it. A friend of mine was asking me what was so good about it and after telling her, she liked the idea, BUT she's big on iG and has tons of photos on it. She is definitely in to the social aspect of it as well. I got my nephew on to WP, but he is tired of looking for his iPod Touch to get/use iG.

    Pandora. Even thought it has been said that it'll officially come, it's not here yet. Until then, this app, regardless of how good Xbox Music, Nokia Music & Spotify may be, people still have their stations and enjoy using Pandora.
  16. jlzimmerman's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    773 Posts
    Global Posts
    781 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #16  
    Quote Originally Posted by KLinCHI View Post
    And also the full Weight Watchers app like on iOS, not the barely-bare-bones one we have right now.
    My wife complains about this daily. I found a work around in downloading PlusPoints. Still, she wanted to be able to browse different foods so I went to link the Weight Watchers mobile site as a live tile, but INTERNET EXPLORER IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH IT. GRRRR! Effing unbelievable. I ended up downloading UC Browser and from it make a live tile shortcut to the WW mobile site.
  17. Vheissu's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    111 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #17  
    I would really like to see Amazon's full line up of apps come to WP especially Amazon MP3 and Instant video.
    LeLee092 and nathanb131 like this.
  18. cuzincurly's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    175 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #18  
    instagram and a decent music player (the xbox one sucks)
    danclyons likes this.
  19. jlzimmerman's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    773 Posts
    Global Posts
    781 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #19  
    It would be nice if games like Hill Climb Racing, Life is Crime, and Sea Empire came to WP. It is also super disappointing that Zedge is such fail. It's a fantastic app on other platforms.
  20. Mio_Ray's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    317 Posts
    Global Posts
    1,160 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #20  
    Tapatalk and Wifi Analyzer.
    Duvi likes this.
  21. nathanb131's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    105 Posts
    Global Posts
    159 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #21  
    Quote Originally Posted by cuzincurly View Post
    instagram and a decent music player (the xbox one sucks)
    Agree, was using Rhapsody on android and I think their cross platform experience is second to none (web, pc, xbox, gym mp3, mobile)... Well except for windows phone, their app isn't that good. They are close to releasing a new one though and are looking for beta testers (I posted that link in other forums).

    I think since we aren't seeing support from Spotify, Pandora, rdio, etc that rhapsody should get a lot of recognition for doing this (assuming their new app is good of course).
  22. abailey535's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    30 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #22  
    Wells Fargo, JetBlue, RedBox just to name a few....
    narv likes this.
  23. GSOgymrat's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    541 Posts
    Global Posts
    670 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #23  
    Nook
    Spotify
    United Airlines
    Instagram (I don't use it but for many people it is a must have)
    Nike+
    Siri (of course not actual Siri but a integrated voice assistant that can schedule appointments, play music by artist or song title, provide directions, etc)
  24. ImAdrian23's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    269 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #24  
    1. Temple Run 2;
    2. Instragram (Not for me, because Photoroom is way better);

    These two are the only apps I'm looking forward to get. Although I will not be using Instagram, because I find Photoroom to have better & more filters and also looks better.
    Temple Run 2... well I believe you all know I'm addicted to it. That's true, because it's got the endless fun & that's exactly what I want. I know there're better games, like Cut The Rope (however I heard they barely update it).
    Oh and although it's been announced, I'd love to purchase that Shark Dash!
    Last edited by ImAdrian23; 01-17-2013 at 03:09 PM.
  25. eortizr's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    230 Posts
    Global Posts
    236 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #25  
    WatchEspn, NBA Gametime, TimeWarner Cable TV. HBO Go, SiriusXM, HULU, Official Youtube, Tapatalk, Official Facebook
Page 1 of 6 123456 LastLast

Posting Permissions

";