January 28, 2013 2:15 pm

Planning a Super Bowl party? Grab these Windows Phone apps

Whether you’re a diehard Baltimore fan, a lifelong 49ers fanatic—or somewhere in between—your party-planning needs are likely the same this weekend when The Big Game arrives in The Big Easy. So our crack team of in-house app pickers has just created a new collection in the Windows Phone Store to help ensure you have a superb Sunday.

You’ll find apps for up-to-the-minute scores and stats, guides for mixing the perfect drink or whipping up munchies (mmmm, pizza)—even some fun football games for getting past pre-kick off lulls. Here are a few highlights. Hit the link above for more options.

So who are you rooting for?



Football Pro ‘13

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Football Pro ‘13 puts team news, stats, and game updates at your finger tips, so you can quickly settle bets or stifle any smack talk that erupts during the game. It’s also a handy way to keep tabs on the score when you’re between TVs. Free

Cocktail Flow

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I don’t suppose I really need to explain why you might find this app handy for a party. But here are a few reasons anyway: The beautifully-crafted Cocktail Flow shows what’s possible based on what you have in your cupboard, and lets you sort drinks by mixer or color. $2.99 (includes free trial)



Whether you’re whipping up nachos or something more ambitious for your guests, Allrecipies is packed with millions of recipes, sortable by dish, ingredient, or “ready” time. Free