Lots of Windows phone apps related news!!
After big name Instagram official app hitting store, Waze is the another top app which is now available for Windows Phone devices. This is a crowdsourced mapping application with real-time traffic updates sourced from fellow drivers. Though Waze has been acquired by Google but it is good to see it in WP store.
– Live routing based on community generated, real-time traffic and road info
– Community contributed road alerts including accidents, hazards, police traps, road closures and more
– Automatic re-routing as conditions on the road change
– Learns your frequent destinations, commuting hours and preferred routes
– Finds the cheapest gas station along your route
– Notify someone you’re on your way by sending a live ETA and a link showing you as you drive
– Earn points and move up the ranks in your community as you contribute road info
– Live maps, constantly edited and updated by Waze community map editors
Nokia has re-branded Nokia Music as Nokia MixRadio with recent application update. Nokia MixRadio name is not unfamiliar but perhaps Nokia Music name suited better. Anyways the latest update brings some great features.
– Play Me is a personalized mix inspired by your unique music profile.
– Thumbs up / Thumbs down to help refine your music profile.
– Share mixes with your friends on Facebook, Twitter or by email and SMS.
– New name and a new look to make it even easier to use.
– Bug fixes.
Here Transit includes departure and arrival schedules for public transports as before, but it’s now easier to find those local transit stations as LiveSight has been integrated to Here Transit. Looking at the world through your smartphone’s camera lens, LiveSight in HERE Transit plots the precise position of a local transit station on top of the real world.
-Customize your walking speed, preferred walking distance, number of changes and transport modes for better personalization
-Spot nearby stations with LiveSight for better orientation
-Get built-in, turn-by-turn walk directions in map and list view for door-to-door guidance
-See your favorites with one tap. Add and edit them with other HERE apps and on here.com
-Long-tap on a station on the Nearby screen to start journey directions