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15 Apps That Any Windows Phone Should Have

While still lagging far behind Android and iOS in terms of users and scope, Windows Phones are slowly building an audience (they’re mad popular in the Middle East—go figure!) and boasts some top-shelf hardware of its own.

Windows Phone has come a long way in a year’s time. Since WP8 debuted last November, Microsoft (and Nokia for that matter) have struggled hard to earn legitimacy with customers — and it’s starting to pay off. Now, must-have apps like Instagram and Vine have found homes in the Microsoft Store, with new entries like Flipboard on the way. And with Blackberry circling the drain, the platform has finally taken third place behind Android and iOS on the world stage, even leading the pack in some markets. Windows Phone is far from perfect, and there’s plenty of work to do. But with devices like the Lumia 1020 guiding the way, new customers can rest easy that they won’t miss out on anything they’d want in a smartphone. Here’s a look at what you need to get started.

Password Padlock

Flashlight Zero


 Shopping list

 World Clock 


Measures Mate

Network Speed Test

PDF Reader





Adobe Photoshop Express



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