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Recently I published my Top 10 Apps for the Windows Phone platform. While they are my overall favorites my application usage changes depending on the scenario. As an example, while on a trip requiring air travel Bing is very important for its navigation capabilities. In the travel instance where I am using my own car that usage disappears as I utilize the dedicated GPS in my car.
This past weekend I traveled to Ohio to take my son back to college following his Christmas break. During that time I utilized 4 particular applications quite heavily.
Now some of you might ask me how the Facebook application made this list while not making my top 10. Right now I only use it for mobile picture and video uploading tasks. I still use my HTC Ozone browser for all other Facebook interactions. I love the interface for the Facebook application and its rich functionality. Unfortunately it does not run well on my Ozone, being very slow to respond. So while it got a lot of use for mobile picture/video uploading in this scenario it still hasn't gotten my personal stamp of approval.
In the following geocast, created using IncaX Live Media GPS, I discuss why these 4 applications are my personal 4 favorites for trips. After watching that check out the Geocast and Photosynth I did while on my son’s college campus (Geocast And Photosynth: The Portiuncula in Winter), or watch any of the additional ones via the links below. *click around the various control interfaces in the Geocast mashup
Other Geocasts form the trip:
To see the interactions I had on Facebook and Twitter:
Michael Gannotti is a Technology Specialist for the Microsoft Corporation and the author of the blog SocialMedia Talk. You can also find him on Facebook and Twitter
i try to buy Glympse from 2 day,
in Italy is impossible form WindowsPhone MarketPlace or other site :(
I just got myself a HTC HD2 and a few of these apps are definitely on my to-get list!
Is there a Windows app yet for Google Reader or RSS feeds? I'd love a native one instead of the mobile version...
There are definately a number of RSS reader apps for Windows Mobile. I am most familar with Viigo. You can find it under Most Popular in the Mobile Marketplace.