Today we bring to you a selection of apps and games for Windows and Windows Phone that have been recently updated to become more engaging, more catered to your on-the-go lifestyle, and flat-out more fun.
Check out all 8 recently updated titles – each of them available Free – and then tell us what you think in the comments:
1. Pocket Sheep
Yes, we meant to say ‘ewe’ in the headline – just having a little fun. Which is exactly what Pocket Sheep is all about! Another success story out of our AppCampus program, ewe will totally enjoy this simple casual game. Try to keep the sheep together, but watch out – these sheep are scared of your fingers, panic when crowded, and get into trouble if left unattended. And new in the latest update, there’s now 90 cute collectable cards to earn as you progress through the game. Get the latest Pocket Sheep for Free from the Windows Phone Store.
GoPro is the go-to camera for capturing your adventures on video. With the latest update to the GoPro app for Windows Phone, you can now turn your phone into a remote control for GoPro HERO3+ cameras. You can also manage your GoPro camera’s firmware and WiFi settings from the app, plus access footage on your camera’s SD card right from the Camera Roll. Get the latest GoPro app Free from the Windows Phone Store.
3. Slacker Radio
If you haven’t tried Slacker yet, get ready to discover the perfect music for any moment, right on your Windows device. Slacker Radio is “hand-crafted by passionate music experts” to help you find the perfect tunes to fit your mood. And when you’re on your Windows Phone, you can use your voice to launch it, and pin your favorite stations to your Start Screen. Tune in to explore 100s of stations, playlists and recommendations. Get the latest Slacker Radio app Free from the Windows Phone Store. Also available for Windows for Free in the Windows Store.
4. USA Today
The USA Today apps for Windows and Windows Phone make it easy for you to read and interact with news stories, sports scores, market snapshots, weather, and more. Freshly updated, you can pin USA Today to your Start Screen and receive Live Tile updates with the latest headlines. Search for news coverage using your voice. And if you’re on Windows, put USA Today in Snap View so you stay informed as you multi-task. Get the latest USA Today apps Free for Windows and Windows Phone.
Popular dating service eHarmony makes finding your match on your Windows Phone easier than ever. With their latest app update, you can now set more detailed search criteria and look for matches by name or city. You can complete an in-depth personality profile called The Book of You for better match-making. And when someone reaches out to you, alerts will notify you right away so you won’t miss an opportunity at true love. Get the latest eHarmony app Free from the Windows Phone Store (subscription required for premium features).
6. Frozen Free Fall
Disney is on a roll with numerous new games for Windows and Windows Phone. But one of the biggest hits is match-3 game Frozen Free Fall, recently updated with new puzzles, new power-ups, and new characters, too, like Cliff and Bulda, the Troll parents of Kristoff. Two new game modes let you wake the sleeping trolls with your best matching combos, and you can light up firewood to melt snow blocks to warm Anna’s heart. Get the latest Frozen Free Fall for Free from the Windows and Windows Phone.
Featuring over 40 million videos, there’s something for everyone with video viewing and sharing app Dailymotion. Search for videos, follow the Channels you like, get notifications when new videos are available, and discover new videos every day. And with the latest update, enjoy a completely refreshed user interface and the ability to pin Channels, Playlists, Favorites and more right to your Start Screen for ultra-fast access. Get the latest Dailymotion app Free from the Windows Phone Store. Dailymotion is also available Free from the Windows Store.
8. PGA Tour
If you follow the PGA Tour, you don’t want to miss the latest update to the PGA Tour app for Windows Phone. Redesigned for ease of use, the app provides real-time leaderboard information, player profiles, videos and more. With the latest update, you can also find out where and when players will be teeing off, track shots, review hole statistics, and pin your favorite player to your Start Screen to track how they’re doing via Live Tile updates. Get the latest PGA Tour app Free from the Windows Phone Store.
In case you missed it, Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone received a big update last week, too. Read about the Facebook Messenger update here.
Updated November 7, 2014 6:09 pm