1. jsnod25's Avatar
    So I finally got to upgrade from a Lumia 900 to the 920, it only cost me $175 for a brand new one via Craigslist (score). But now I want to know, what are some of the best WP8 apps and why? All I have is the list of purchases from having WP7 (since Samsung Focus) buy I know there are alot of WP8 only apps that utilize its new abilities.

    So if you guys could tell me the best (in your opinion) WP8 apps and WHY they are better, I would appreciate it.

    Thanks guys o7
    04-24-2013 10:16 PM
  2. freestaterocker's Avatar
    That new personal assistant app Indigo is supposed to be pretty good if you're into that sort of thing... I'm not real big into apps, tbh, but some of the WP8 exclusive games are pretty awesome, like Asphalt 7 or Shark Dash...
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    04-24-2013 10:43 PM
  3. jsnod25's Avatar
    Need t really interested in a 3rd party assistant. If it was integrated like siri, maybe, but having to launch an app to use it instead of long press is kinda annoying. But thanks for the suggestion.
    04-24-2013 11:57 PM
  4. James8561's Avatar
    Weave News Reader. If you like RSS feeds and want some nice, fun, educational information then that app is great. it's my most used app. the paid version is pretty nice.
    Amazing Weather HD. The best weather app ever made. just buy it.
    RapDialer Paid is convenient but not mandatory.
    UC Browser is the best browser out there and is even faster than IE10
    Skype because everyone uses it :)
    Facebook (official one, made by Microsoft) because everyone use fb
    ProShot, the best camera app ever made
    Flixster, for your occasional movie dates.
    Skydrive, for cloud sync
    Pandora, cause it's awesome and free for the whole year
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    04-25-2013 12:10 AM
  5. TechAbstract's Avatar
    Browsers: UC Browser, User Agent Switcher
    Music/Radio: Amazing Music, Metro Radio, Graffiti Radio, Tunein Radio, Slacker Radio
    Windows Phone News, WPCentral
    Amazing Weather HD
    AppFlow App Discovery
    HD Photo Viewer
    Flashlight XT
    Streaming Media (Tversity)
    Dictionary.com
    gMaps
    Webapps
    Weave News Reader
    Translator (Microsoft)
    Proshot
    Skydrive
    PC Remote
    WP Tools / Stop Music
    VEVO
    Snes8x
    Flixster / IMDB
    ESPN / QuickScores / Scoremobile
    Note Tiles
    Last edited by monlosez3; 04-25-2013 at 01:07 AM.
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    04-25-2013 12:28 AM
  6. charming_arpit's Avatar
    I would suggest following:

    Collector - Flibboard like experience on Windows Phone
    WeatherFlow - I personally think its better than Amazing Weather HD
    Skydrive App - Very useful, if you use cloud storage
    Facebook App - Official Microsoft version
    Twitter App - Official App has improved a lot for WP8
    Viber - Excellent app... can be used for both for both voice and text messaging
    Skype - Has improved a lot and is widely used
    Metrotube - Best youtube experience on Windows Phone
    Battery+ - beautiful way to monitor our battery health
    Indigo - Get Siri like experience on WP for free
    WPCentral - Must have to keep it up with latest happenings in Windows Phone industry
    LinkedIn - Great app for professionals
    HeyDJ - Voice enabled Music player!
    Evernote - Excellent app to keep notes and in sync across various platforms.
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    04-25-2013 01:05 AM
  7. Florin Anghel's Avatar
    How can you all forget Wikipedia? It won the contest AppStar, it is the best app built out there.
    Also WhatsApp, Vimeo, SharkScores (real live notifications for football), ProShot (it enables basically the functions of a DSLR on your phone), PDF Reader.
    I also use photoplay (similar to instagram), 2013 Formula 1, HandyScan (makes easier to scan receipts).
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    04-25-2013 05:06 AM
  8. jsnod25's Avatar
    Ok so far I got proshot(amazing)... Amazing weather HD, Wikipedia, metro tube, imdb, have had WPcentral since release, snes8x, been using SkyDrive (best cloud storage ever), been using Skype,been using tunein radio. Still need to checkout UC browser, not sure if whatsapp is for me, pretty sure I need to add linkedin to my life. So keep uo the recommendations, love them so far guys (and gals?) thanks.
    04-25-2013 11:37 PM
  9. Baryex86's Avatar
    Photosynth: 360 panoramic app
    Camera 360: Camera app for filters.
    Scan: For scanning codes
    SoundHound: Scaning
    Spotify: Music
    WpCentral App: Obvious
    Stop the Music!: Stops any music or app that uses the audio (usefull for conserving battery life)
    Speedtest.net: For checking network speed.
    Emergency Kit: Stores vital information about you (blood type, medicine, food allergies, etc)
    Help Bridge: Very usefull if you in dange and want to send messages with location to the masses via text, emails, facebook.
    GasBuddy: For checking gas prices around your area.
    Around Me: Checking stuff around your area.

    Hope this helps.
    04-25-2013 11:59 PM

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