So many apps, so little time! But luckily, we love diving into the Windows Phone Store and discovering new treasures each week so that you don’t have to.
After a long week of research, we’ve finally decided on our 5 best new Windows Phone apps. We think there’s something here to grab your attention, no matter what type of app rocks your world the most. Read on to find out what they are, and we hope you enjoy them as much as we are.
What is it: Opera Mini web browser
Why we love it: Popular web browser Opera Mini has been a work in progress since last year, and this week it has finally shed its beta label. The new version gives you a native look and feel, with tons of features designed for a fast and easy-to-use browsing experience. You can keep track of your data savings with daily/weekly/monthly views, have better control over your downloads, save your favorite sites to your home page using Speed Dial, save pages for offline reading, share content on social media quickly and easily, and more.
Who it’s perfect for: everyone
What is it: hardware and software information tool
Why we love it: To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the popular diagnostic service AIDA64, FinalWire has released a mobile version. The helpful tool lets you get a more in-depth look at what’s going on with your Windows Phone, giving you access to various diagnostic information such as CPU detection, screen dimensions, pixel density, camera information, battery level monitoring, memory size, storage utilization, and much more.
Who it’s perfect for: anyone curious about the inner workings of their phone
What is it: an app for meeting people and chatting
Why we love it: MeetMe is one of the most popular social discovery apps, and now Windows Phone users can join in the fun with the release of the new app. The app is intended to help you find nearby people who share your interests and start chatting away with them with the app’s real-time chat feature. You never know who you might meet!
Who it’s perfect for: chatty people
What is it: a content and RSS feed reader
Why we love it: Inoreader has been available for some time on other platforms, and we’re happy to discover that they’ve released a Windows Phone version after listening to their users. The official app is designed with functionality in mind, making it easy for people on the go to get the content that matters to them without hassle. Inoreader offers a variety of features for quick customization, and you can also monitor news about specific keywords, save pages from the web for viewing later, or subscribe to social feeds.
Who it’s perfect for: busy people
What is it: the app for India’s HDMI dongle Teewe
Why we love it: Teewe recently released the free app for Windows Phone along with its new Teewe 2, letting you wirelessly stream media from your Lumia to a television. You can watch YouTube videos, photos, music, and select TV shows and movies. To do so, you’ll need to get a Teewe home and plug it in.
Who it’s perfect for: Lumia lovers in India
Will you be trying any of this week’s best new Windows Phone apps? Let us know which ones in the comments below, or share your own favorites that you’ve discovered in the Windows Phone Store.
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