Microsoft’s Windows Phone Mango received extremely good reviews from mobile tech geeks and developers. Windows Market Place already has 100,000 Windows Mango Apps and growing exponentially. With Apple’s app store and Android Market both looking overcrowded at over 500,000 each, its the only apps store with room for growth. Also, with Nokia still selling over 300 million handsets yearly its happy days at Microsoft. Its said the average user has between 60 to 100 applications on their devices. We can say that “i stores” are at per in terms of capability. Here are some of the most popular Apps on Windows Marketplace.
Leading software for viewing and interacting with PDF documents. It enables you to open PDF files from the web, emails and device. It also supports multi-touch gestures. Alchemic Phone 7
This app is listed among Gizmodo Essentials and its also the 3rd best reviewed game on WP7. Rebuild the universe bit by bit or element by element. 1600 discoverable elements, 26 realms, hints and the option to enhance the game with Alchemic extras 7.
Kindle is on all platforms and gives you access to 750,00 books from Amazon’s Kindle Store. Whispersync automatically syncs your last page read, bookmarks, notes and highlights across devices letting you pick pick from where you left on another device.
One of the most successful games ever made Angry birds by Roxio is on Mango and that’s all the 225 levels. According to Huffingpost angry birds has been downloaded over 500 million times and still growing.
This popular bike is available on Windows Market. Play online, 80 levels, ghost mode and other real time features like biking engine and weather effects.
If you have people who sleepwalk in your household get this App. You arm your WP7 handset and if anyone moves the alarm goes off. It will run even when the screen is locked just in case.
This popular title has been downloaded over 150,000 times. Tap the screen and watch as it sets of a chain of explosions on your screen. Compete with the world with its 40 levels, global ranks and new visual effects.
Chess 4 All
Made for Chess lovers you can play with computer or friends. It comes with a game clock and chat capability for online play modes. Get paid version to get rid of Ads.
Available exclusively for WP7 users.
Access your Wifi, Bluetooth, Cellular and Airplane Mode Settings with this app. It will let you create these shortcuts on your start screen. It also displays the current of the connections.
Play Slots and Video Poker when you enter Crazy Casino. Win coins, tickets, unlock new machines, get prizes then compare your scores on a global leader board.
Get trusted reference from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com which includes over 2 million words and available even with no Internet connection. Features an audio pronunciation, favorite word list and word origins.
Urban Dictionary 7
This apps will let you browse the contents of Urban Dictionary.com website. This site has collections of slang, pop culture and Internet terms for anyone interested in polishing up on those interests.
ESPN Score Centre
Get scores, news and standings from hundreds of sports league around the world. Features personalized scoreboards and live look-ins into gameset for play-by-play, games stats and game summaries.
Post status updates, check news feed, review upcoming events, manage inbox, upload photos, publish notes, accept friend requests and get notifications.
An app with more than 200 hilarious sounds from Family Guy.
Lets you chat on Facebook and Google Talk anytime anywhere. Supports offline messages. chat history, live updates, photo attachments to messages, Facebook group chat.
Get movies by Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes, watch movie trailers, find show times and get critic reviews. Pin your favorite movies and theaters as live tiles, search movies by title and also Bing search integration.
Available on Xbox Live and WP7 this app will let you set up matches and cascades, help keep planning ahead to make your garden flourish round after round.
Free Music Manager
Search and set ring tones on your phone, scan mp3 on page, listen before downloading, queue multiple downloads, built-in media player and also set any song as ringtone. Loved by many people for these capabilities.
Swipe your finger across the screen to slash and splatter fruit like a ninja warrior whilst watching out for the bombs which explode if you touch them. This app is supposed to be so addictive that fans want frequent updates. Also has Xbox LIVE achievements.
Fun Sounds Free
Another popular title with more than 150,000 downloads in less than 3 months. A collection of more than 150 fun sounds with more than 10 categories from silly, animals to Horror.
A tower defense game with 30 different maps each with their own puzzles. Use blasters. lasers and missiles and lets you compete on Xbox Live.
Updates your position even when the app is not running in real time, compass, latitude agent, bicycle layer, live tiles capable and can show the route to address from your contacts.
Break all the laws of gravity by being the Gravity Guy, get chased by Gravity Troops and keep running. Guide GG through mazes and flip gravity when necessary. 30 levels, 3 worlds, supports up to 4 players. 3 games modes with story, practise and Endless modes.
Supposed to be the ultimate gun app with even more guns. Select from multiple guns and start firing away with realistic images, sounds and bullets.
Get video game and mobile game reviews for free. Latest game news, watch video reviews, personalize the app and get user guides and tips for games.
A puzzle game where the player controls 2 friends ilo and milo in a world made of cubes. They keep separating and they can walk on any side of the cubes the aim is control them and make them cooperate to unite them.
The world largest collection of movie, TV and celebrity information. Find show times, watch trailers, browse photo galleries, find latest DVD releases, explore charts and share movie information.
Supposed one of the top 10 free games on Windows Mango with over 300,000 downloads. 2 game modes, 28 achievements, music automatic saves and Online leaderboard. WP7 team say that the highest score recorded of 230 million. Good luck beating that.
Jewel Lines Free
Get great graphics and excellent game play in this highly addictive logic game that has been updated to include new features like color-matching, smiley balls and bombs.
Jewel burst Free
Another Jewel game that features good graphics, easy interface and a global leaderboard.
Slice as much fruit as you can, use touch to control angle and power to get the perfect shot. 2 game modes, 42 new levels and a worldwide leader board.
A free cross platform messenger app that connects you to friends. Chat, share pictures, plan outings and stay connected. Get instant notifications, no messaging fees and no ads.
Blast down snowy mountains, jumo over crevices, hurt some robots in a krash suit and a pair of skis. Your krash suit protects most of the time and lets you heal when needed.
Last fm recommends you music based on what you like on your WP7 handset and adds it to your Last fm profile.
Train your brain with 50 different types of Puzzle Games, Choose among big puzzle levels, save progress, undo, restart and use hints when stuck. 1000 puzzle levels, solved examples and timed hints are some the other features.
A highly rated app that lets you to search for apps in the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace from your phone. Filter by free, paid and new apps.
A perfect mental training tool for people of all ages. Practice addition, subtraction, division, square roots etc. Compete online with others worldwide.
Need For Speed Undercover
Enabled for Xbox Live power 20 high performance cars through 24 undercover missions and 8 challenge modes, Use your existing Xbox live gamertag and access the global leader boards.
Instantly watch TV shows and movies streaming from netflix on your WP7 handset, browse movies and manage your instant queue on your device then resume watching where you left off on your TV or computer.
You are young Tadeo aka NinjaBoy jump, run and chop your way through levels of puzzles, tripwires, springs, sentry bots, stompers, pikemen, magical platforms to defeat the evil emperor trying to restore peace in the kingdom. Has been given an average of 9.4/10 in the 15 countries its available in.
Get paid version to get rid of ads.
Roam the streets delivering papers as yo try and pay off damages to a car that you damaged. Visit the item shop to spend your hard earned cash, 30 levels, background music and sound effects.
Downloaded over 190,000, has great reviews, best mouse on marketplace, easy and secure setup and seen as one of the best connectivity apps. Control your PC from the comfort of your sofa.
Turns your handset into a phone of the next generation by simulating Windows Phone 7 homescreen, change colors, backgrounds, live tiles with its thousands of combinations. Comes with 6 themes and capability to create your own themes.
Knock green blocks off the screen using many types of ammo in this physics powered game. Use stones, explosives, disintegraters, magnet balls and other types of ammo. Now with 30 new levels.
Intended for fun this is a police lights simulator for Windows Phone. The makers warn that it should not be used for any criminal activity or imitating police officers therefore should be used with great discretion.
An instant messaging application developed by Tencent Company with which users can chat with friends anywhere.
Lets you update and view multiple social networks. Manage multiple Twitter accounts, Facebook, Salesforce chatter. Create Live tiles for Twitter.
The premiere shopping application for Windows Phone. The app will scan barcodes, search for products, provide reviews and give the best prices online. Other features are visual search, integrated bing search, history edits and lets you pin your favorite products as live tiles.
With over 250,000 downloads, rated top 10 by PCmag, 100 levels you cant go wrong with this app. Use level creator to add more levels and others with its built-in level designer.
The classic solitare is now available on Windows Phone & market place.
Classic card game is also available on Windows Phone 7. Large easy to click cards, normal and suicide modes with sound effects.
A speed card game that each player tries to get rid of their cards. Now with 2 player wifi mode and more awards.
Described as the best game on Windows Phone 7. A multi player, turn based game that will let you play with 4 online players. Play against computer, 3 level modes, flick to shuffle and sound or vibration feedback.
With Spotify premium you millions of tracks and with offline mode no connection is needed. If you have never tried Spotify you can try the premium version for 48 hours completely free no credit card required. Stream over Wifi or 3G. sync tracks to up to 3 devices.
The Number 1 Rated app on the Windows Phone Market. A collections of mini-games that lets you compete online with realtime world leaderboard updates. Earn coins and buy upgrades for your favourite mini-game. Gain access to new games each week.
You are part of a team fighting alien human harvesting invaders a few years from now. Mankind has united universally to fend of the enemy using human mechanized infantry units. As part of group assigned to investigate alien activity in a region…action role playing game.
We already know that using your mobile while driving is illegal. The onion comes with a warning “don’t use while driving” !!. Get your daily fix breaking news, video, radio-news delivered in a Live Tile. Save articles for later, share them to social media networks.
The Weather Channel
Full screen interactive maps, facebook sharing, live-tile videos. Get 10 day weather updates with this app.
An addictive sliding block puzzle game based on rush hour where you help a car get out of a parking lot by rearranging other tracks and cars. Over 300 levels.
Enjoy global radio with TuneIn Radio which has over 50,000 stations. Play your music while using other apps, pin stations to your start screen, add stations and songs as you listen.
Tweet, share photos and send direct messages to your friends and lets you sign up for an account right in the app.
Get the latest weather information including current conditions, extended forecast, animated Doppler radar, live weather camera images powered by Weather Bug Network the worlds largest weather network.
Whats Up Messenger
Cross platform app that uses your 3G or Wifi to message friends and family free for the first year then $1.99 afterwards.
Free text messaging, picture messaging and voice calls with people living near you. You can connect with anybody living near you. Browse profiles of other users using your Wifi connection without revealing your phone number.
Words By Post
A cross-platform classic word game that keeps track of your skill level and always matches you against players of similar ability. You can play with anyone no matter what handset they have.
Communicate in real time with SMS style conversation view. View contacts by groups and conversation history.
Get live tiles notifications, high quality streaming over 3G, custom video player, Zune hub integration. This app has a 5 star on T3 App chat.
Use this app to play YouTube videos by tapping links in your email and MMS messages, websites and social media apps. It integrates with the Music & Videos hub.