1. tuffluck's Avatar
    i think this marketplace of microsoft sucks. not only is it difficult to navigate, but nearly everything costs $ unlike competitor's app stores with many free options. so, i would just be curious to see what people think are the most worthwhile apps out there, because i'm getting tired of paying $1.99 for something buggy that i use once and delete because its worthless. so far my favs are:

    1. weatherbug
    2. 7cave
    3. netflix
    4. flixter
    5. imdb
    6. wikipedia search

    if we can, let's try not to return duplicates. i'll try and update this list...my list itself isn't very unique, but it's always great to find those unique apps that are hard-to-find for most, but are really great.
    03-01-2011 09:32 AM
  2. pikacz's Avatar
    good idea, here's my list:
    1. flory
    2. notes
    3. qr reader
    4. tag reader
    5. translator
    03-01-2011 09:35 AM
  3. enahs555's Avatar
    Just FYI, there are tons of good free apps I think. Are you noting the "sort" option in the top right, were you can limit it to free apps, to try?
    03-01-2011 09:49 AM
  4. dtboos's Avatar
    Keeping with the theme, and adding some which haven't been mentioned:

    G-Alarm - Needs improvement to come with the multi-tasking support ect, but very nice.
    My Tasks
    Flickr
    Coctail Flow - best designed app I've ever seen. Oustanding drinking app that includes a non-alcoholic package
    Big Oven
    Geocaching - the Groundspeak one
    Lastpass
    Opentable
    Pictures Lab
    Tip Calculator
    WinMilk
    Yelp
    03-01-2011 10:54 AM
  5. 1jaxstate1's Avatar
    Not all free, but all worth the money.
    BoardExpress
    Birdsong
    AlphaJax
    Shazam
    03-01-2011 11:04 AM
  6. Soaked's Avatar
    Birdsong - Best twitter app, and possibly the best app that makes use of the metro UI
    Alien News - Reddit app
    ScoreMobile - The best sports app out there
    Poynt
    IMDb
    03-01-2011 11:22 AM
  7. Matts4313's Avatar
    bump - i just got my phone. Wanted to see what everyones opinions are on Apps. Would people mind leaving a brief description of what the app is?
    03-23-2011 09:02 PM
  8. pseudoware's Avatar
    Thumbs Photo Editor
    SuperTube - YouTube client, download-capable
    Weave - news reader
    MSN Videos
    ArkWords - dictionary, thesaurus
    SendToWP7 - send hyperlinks to phone from desktop browser
    MyBookie - sports betting (fake money)
    VoiceToText - homebrew
    Zune Pass - not really an app, but because of this, I don't really use any other music app

    Sent from my SGH-i917 using Board Express
    03-24-2011 02:25 AM
  9. jmerrey's Avatar
    my "go to" apps at the moment:
    rowi, for twitter
    rss central
    weatherbug, only weather app I have had a consistent live tile experience with
    sportsscores, very nice live tile
    lazytube
    wikipanda
    03-24-2011 08:55 AM
  10. Matts4313's Avatar
    What is voice to text and how did you get it?

    Also, what are the best tower defense games?
    03-24-2011 11:11 AM
  11. firedancer1189's Avatar
    Voice to text essentially transcribes whatever you are saying into the text message you are composing. Some people say it's for "lazy" people but I can see where the app would have a lot of convenient times to use it. They have them on most other OS's and I know some manufacturers like LG have the app preloaded on their phones.


    As far as I know there isn't one for WP7 just yet other then the Chevron one in which you basically need an unlocked developer phone to use.
    I am guessing someone will come out with one soon though...like anything else for the OS just takes a little patience and time.
    03-24-2011 06:30 PM
  12. pseudoware's Avatar
    Voice-to-Text is a hacked version of the LG app that works on other developer-unlocked devices. LMK if you want the .xap file.



    more cool (IMO) apps:



    Free Talk - Google Voice client, provides visual voice mail

    Picasa Metro - excellent sol'n for Picasa albums

    Amazon.com

    DIRECTV - schedule DVR recordings

    WP7 Search Center - search multiple content providers

    Netflix - deserves more that one mention, are Android users still waiting for this?

    Sad Trombone - never gets old, unlike fart apps
    03-25-2011 01:20 AM
  13. KCMike's Avatar
    Here's my short list:

    1) Flory - I'd love to see AIM added to this list.
    2) Maps Pro - Useful but needs a bit of work
    3) moTweets Pro
    4) Photo Studio - from Samsung's Marketplace
    5) Poynt
    6) ScoreMobile
    7) Smart Tile
    8) Surfy
    9) The Weather Channel
    10) Yelp
    03-25-2011 10:23 AM
  14. onecollab's Avatar
    Voice-to-Text is a hacked version of the LG app that works on other developer-unlocked devices. LMK if you want the .xap file.



    more cool (IMO) apps:



    Free Talk - Google Voice client, provides visual voice mail

    Picasa Metro - excellent sol'n for Picasa albums

    Amazon.com

    DIRECTV - schedule DVR recordings

    WP7 Search Center - search multiple content providers

    Netflix - deserves more that one mention, are Android users still waiting for this?

    Sad Trombone - never gets old, unlike fart apps
    I completely agree on the Wp7 search center. I use that now more than any app.
    05-06-2012 10:45 PM
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