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  1. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    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?

    I'll start off the list and keep updating the first post. Thanks SahilShah for links to many apps in the list below.

    If anyone finds any of the app listed doesn't really have a beautiful double-wide tile, please let us know (may be also link us to Store?)!


    1. #2InstaWithLove
    2. 4Chan
    3. 627.AM Free and Paid:
    4. 9Gag
    5. AAA Weather
    6. Accuweather
    7. Amazing Weather HD
    8. App Highlights Social (Nokia Exclusive)
    9. AppoinTile
    10. Asphalt 7 (game)
    11. Astronomy Hub
    12. Astronomy lock screen (with pic of the day)
    13. Audible
    14. Baconit (Pin from within the app for the beauty - i.e. a subreddit!) Free and Donate
    15. Battery
    16. BBC iPlayer
    17. Bookmyshow
    18. Bookqueue
    19. Brit+ Co.
    20. CamCard
    21. Chimpact (game)
    22. Chronos Calendar
    23. CNN
    24. Cocktail Flow
    25. Cricbuzz
    26. Custom Tile Maker (Selected Photo Album) Free and Paid
    27. Das Image
    28. Disqus
    29. Dredd vs Zombies (game)
    30. Engadget
    31. ESPN Scorecenter
    32. Facebook (Does It Ever Show Anything Other Than Cover Picture?!)
    33. Fantasia Painter Free and Paid
    34. FFFFound
    35. Frost Free and Paid
    36. Fuse Free and Paid
    37. Gasbuddy
    38. Group Tiles (Subjective)
    39. Groupon
    40. Guns4Hire (Game)
    41. HTC Hub (HTC Exclusive)
    42. Instance Free and Paid
    43. JamTiles
    44. Kindle (When You Pin Books To Start)
    45. Lockscreen Text (Your Chosen Text)
    46. Mass effect infiltrator (Game)
    47. ME Tile (Subjective)
    48. Memorylage
    49. Metrotube
    50. NextGen Reder
    51. Nokia Music (Nokia Lumia Exclusive)
    52. Note+
    53. Opentable
    54. Package Tracker
    55. Pandora
    56. People Hub (Subjective)
    57. Photo Shader
    58. Photos (stock)
    59. Photoplay
    60. Photostream
    61. Puzzlecraft (Game)
    62. Robo and Bobo (Game)
    63. Robotek (Game)
    64. Scruff
    65. Simply Weather
    66. Skype
    67. Snes8x (Game)
    68. Soundhound
    69. Speedtest.net
    70. Stop the Music!
    71. The Dark Night Rises (Game)
    72. The Quote
    73. The Weather Channel
    74. Tumblr
    75. TVShow Free and Paid
    76. Urbanspoon
    77. USA Today
    78. Vevo
    79. Vimeo
    80. Wallbase
    81. Weather Flow
    82. Weather Channel
    83. Weave Free and Paid
    84. Week View 8
    85. Whatsapp
    86. Wheel of Wealth (game)
    87. Wikipedia
    88. Windows Phone Central
    89. Windows Phone Insider
    90. Xbox Music Tile (When Music Is Playing!)
    91. XMBC Remote
    92. Zinio



    Would love to see more app suggestions from the community.
    Last edited by rockstarzzz; 07-19-2013 at 10:32 AM.
    02-23-2013 10:46 AM
  2. Nakazul's Avatar
    Im am guessing you mean which apps that have wide tiles? (And looks decent enough).

    Alarm clock: 627:AM
    Audio book: Audible
    Weather: Frost
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    02-23-2013 11:06 AM
  3. Gorki247's Avatar
    TVShow's double tile looks really nice as well.
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    02-23-2013 11:57 AM
  4. FinsUpDNC's Avatar
    Weather Flow
    Urbanspoon
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    02-23-2013 01:42 PM
  5. fernandogonzalez's Avatar
    Xmbc remote
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    02-23-2013 01:46 PM
  6. ololmarc's Avatar
    ESPN
    fuse
    skype
    gasbuddy
    skydrive
    the calendar apps
    words with friends
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    02-23-2013 02:12 PM
  7. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    ESPN
    fuse
    skype
    gasbuddy
    skydrive
    the calendar apps
    words with friends
    I thought ESPN doesn't even have a live tile! Also aren't Skype, Skydrive and Calendar apps just tiles? On Skype and Calendar you just get notifications where as Skydrive is just a blue logo, no?

    Never played words with friends, does it do anything nice on double wide tile?
    02-23-2013 02:31 PM
  8. Jrexxx's Avatar
    I like Weave in double wide a lot. Probably one of the most under rated apps on WP.
    02-23-2013 02:46 PM
  9. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    I like Weave in double wide a lot. Probably one of the most under rated apps on WP.
    Does the double wide tile update now? When they updated to WP8 version, their double wide tile did nothing at all.
    RusB likes this.
    02-23-2013 04:53 PM
  10. Dadstar0410's Avatar
    I love das Image. So beautiful. Also, I really like USA Today's and CNN's wide Tiles. This is a great thread, keep up the good work!
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    02-23-2013 05:00 PM
  11. Jrexxx's Avatar
    Does the double wide tile update now? When they updated to WP8 version, their double wide tile did nothing at all.
    Yes it does :)
    Westiemom and rockstarzzz like this.
    02-23-2013 05:56 PM
  12. Mio_Ray's Avatar
    NextGen Reader
    Sent from my Lumia 920 using Foroplex
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    02-23-2013 06:12 PM
  13. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    I love das Image. So beautiful. Also, I really like USA Today's and CNN's wide Tiles. This is a great thread, keep up the good work!
    I had das Image during WP7 times and because they never updated their live tile that often, I sort of uninstalled it. Might have to check out the double wide tile now! Thanks a lot.
    Dadstar0410 likes this.
    02-23-2013 07:30 PM
  14. Duvi's Avatar
    I love the wide tiles, but seems as though it takes up too much space. The only one I enjoy having that way are the calendar app.
    02-23-2013 07:36 PM
  15. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    I love the wide tiles, but seems as though it takes up too much space. The only one I enjoy having that way are the calendar app.
    May be give one of these 17 tiles a go? You never know what makes you fall in love with your phone enough to let that big tile take all the space ;)
    Duvi and Wilsen Hernandez like this.
    02-23-2013 07:49 PM
  16. Duvi's Avatar
    May be give one of these 17 tiles a go? You never know what makes you fall in love with your phone enough to let that big tile take all the space ;)

    Definitely will.
    02-23-2013 07:55 PM
  17. Lenin17301's Avatar
    BBC News Mobile and Weather are free and have very nice and useful double-wide live tiles.
    02-23-2013 08:45 PM
  18. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    BBC News Mobile and Weather are free and have very nice and useful double-wide live tiles.
    Weather by Microsoft?
    02-23-2013 09:06 PM
  19. Dadstar0410's Avatar
    I had das Image during WP7 times and because they never updated their live tile that often, I sort of uninstalled it. Might have to check out the double wide tile now! Thanks a lot.
    Its Live Tile is very good now, although I wish it panned through photos like Photos and Weave.
    02-23-2013 09:12 PM
  20. beachhoppr's Avatar
    Photoshader
    Stop the Music
    Robotech
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    02-23-2013 09:16 PM
  21. Dadstar0410's Avatar
    Photoshader
    Stop the Music
    Robotech
    Photoshader? Can't find it in store.
    02-24-2013 12:28 AM
  22. beachhoppr's Avatar
    Search on Photo Shader with a space
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    02-24-2013 06:11 AM
  23. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    Photoshader
    Stop the Music
    Robotech
    Stop the music has a beautiful double wide live tile now? I remember them having a big black box on one side of square tile and pixelated artist image on the other!
    02-24-2013 06:32 AM
  24. unreal_rik's Avatar
    Wallbase
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    02-24-2013 07:17 AM
  25. beachhoppr's Avatar
    Yeah the new Stop the Music tile is pretty nice...finally
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    02-24-2013 07:37 AM
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