Windows Phone 8 apps

For those with small children, your Windows Phone can be a convenient way to sneak in a few learning lessons while traveling in the car, waiting on a meal at a restaurant or any other occasion you have a few minutes to burn.

ABC for kids all alphabet free is a user friendly educational app that helps your child learn the alphabet by using audio and visual aids. The app isn't going to appeal to everyone but if you are looking for an educational app to help your children pass the time, ABC for kids all alphabet free is worth a try.

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BlueFly is an online fashion retailer based in the heart of the fashion district in New York City. The retailer released its official Windows Phone app earlier this month allowing you to browse all the designer fashions and buy on the go. A boutique of sorts accessible from your Windows Phone.

The Windows Phone 8 app has a clean appearance and straightforward navigation. It comes across with a slight high-end feel to match the high-end clothing offered by the retailer.

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For those not familiar, Weather Hound is a Windows Phone weather app that approaches things in a simple manner. The app offers, in minimalistic fashion, a weather summary with the core forecast information along with hourly forecasts and a seven-day forecast. You can set Weather Hound up to provide the forecast information based on your Windows Phone location or turn off your Location Services and set the location manually.

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Awesome Lock is popular Windows Phone 8 lockscreen app that allows you to customize your Windows Phone lockscreen by adding news, weather, currency exchange rates, Facebook notifications and more to your lockscreen.

The app was recently updated to version 4.2.1.10 which adds a handful of performance improvements and bug fixes but most notably adds support for pinning news and scores about the 2014 FIFA World Cup to your lockscreen.

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We were tipped on a relatively new Windows Phone 8 weather app the other day and while we have plenty of weather app options, this one ain't too shabby. Skyline has a minimalist appearance that delivers the basic weather information along with an interesting map feature.

Yes. It is another Windows Phone weather app but Skyline has enough appeal and gusto to stand out from the pack.

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Clipr is a relatively new photography app for Windows Phone 8 that lets you clip parts of one picture and paste it into another picture. Clipr also has tools to selectively blur portions of photos, merge two photos into one and create Start Screen background wallpapers.

After using Clipr over the past few days, while the app could use a little fine-tuning, the app comes across as a creative photography tool for our Windows Phones well worth a try.

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TV Blaze is one of the more recent television show tracking apps to become available for Windows Phone 8. The app helps you track your favorite television shows from what you have already watched to the new episodes that are waiting to be watched.

TV Blaze also has Trakt.tv integration, OneDrive support and tons of information on your favorite shows. Navigation isn’t as straight forward as we would have liked but overall, TV Blaze is a nice option to consider that will help you track your TV viewing habits.

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Time of My Life is a relatively new Windows Phone 8 app from Microsoft Studios that is designed to help you track where you spend your time.

The app uses your Windows Phone location services to log the time you spend in one location or the other and will chart your activity with daily, weekly and monthly graphs.

Time of My Life is an interesting app with potential but could use a little fine-tuning.

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India’s leading eCommerce store, Flipkart launched their official Windows Phone app last month. The app features a very nice user interface and easy navigation through different departments to find products.

The app has been updated to v1.1.00 yesterday and adds a host of new features in addition to some neat user experience improvements. That’s pretty good for an app that’s only a few weeks old.

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If light leak effects are your cup of tea, you may want to check out the Windows Phone 8 photography app Lights of Cali.

The app has over 230 light leak effects, a wide assortment of text overlays and the ability to add your signature to your photos. You can apply these effects to existing images or launch a camera app to capture new images to edit. Lights of Cali also has a social network where you can share your creations and view other member's use of light leaks.

In just tinkering with Lights of Cali over the past few days, it comes across as a capable photography app for your Windows Phone.

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Koimoi.com was started in 2009 and is a popular Bollywood entertainment website from Contest2win.com. The site offers Bollywood news, box-office reports, and film reviews.

The official Koimoi Windows Phone app, Koimoi - Bollywood News & Box Office, has recently landed up on the Windows Phone Store. The app features latest movie reviews, box office predictions and reports, celebrity photos, and Bollywood videos. Koimoi boasts of a broad coverage and analysis of box office collections and features lists of money spinners at box offices with weekend, overseas, and overall collections.

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OneLens is a Windows Phone 8 photography app that offers up over thirty film filters that can add a creative touch to your pictures. The app has an internal camera app that allows you to preview and then apply your creative filters to your photographs.

OneLens is a simple option for the times you need to snap a quick pic and apply a creative filter. The photo app also includes editing tools to adjust the intensity of the filter application, crop or change the filter choice all together. You can also import existing photos to edit and OneLens supports original image sizes of up to 38MP.

It may not be your daily driver for photography but OneLens isn't a bad option to consider as a supplemental app.

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Prognoza is an attractive Windows Phone 8 weather app that delivers the basic forecast information to your phone. The app recently won the Windows Phone Challenge in Bosnia/Herzegovina this year and while we have plenty of weather apps in the Windows Phone Store, Prognoza does have a certain level of eye-appeal.

If you're looking for a basic weather app for your Windows Phone, Prognoza is worth a look.

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Khaleej Times is a daily English language newspaper published in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the second most popular English language newspapers published in the region. The UAE's oldest English newspaper also covers Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.

The popular newspaper has now arrived on the Windows Phone Store. The official Khaleej Times app for Windows Phone brings the publication’s coverage of national, international, regional, sports, business, entertainment, science, and technology news to your device.

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SplitPic is a unique Windows Phone 8 photography app that allows you to divide your camera viewfinder into several sections and blend the photos you take into a single, creative image.

SplitPic will combine existing images in your Windows Phone Pictures Hub or let you capture new images to merge. Editing features include alignment, blending, filters and focusing tools to further expand SplitPic's creative potential. SplitPic is a very appealing app that further expands our Windows Phone photography.

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CNET has released its official Windows Phone app. They actually released it a few days ago and it completely flew beneath our radar. Nonetheless, the app delivers all the tech savvy information CNET provides to the comforts of our Windows Phone 8 device.

Developed by CBS Interactive, the CNET app offers reviews, how-to articles, news stories and more from the world of technology. Be it the latest computer, digital camera, televisions, and even smartphones. Just tinkering with the app for a short time, it comes across as a clean looking, informative addition to the Windows Phone Store.

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Tonido (www.tonido.com) is a personal cloud service, that spans multiple mobile platforms. It was released back in 2012 for Windows Phone 7. Better late than never, a Windows Phone 8 version of Tonido has been released and shows a bit of promise.

What is Tonido you ask? Tonido is a Windows Phone 8 app that allows you to remotely access your entire collection of documents, photos, music and videos that are stored on your home computer. With Tonido you can stream music and videos, download files for offline use, and upload photo and videos captured from your Windows Phone to your PC. It's not just a cloud, but rather your 'personal cloud', where storage and your privacy are not an issue.

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UbiShow is a slideshow maker for Windows Phone 8 where you can take your pictures, add background music and create a video slideshow that can be shared through OneDrive or uploaded to YouTube.

The interface does take a little time to get used to but in tinkering with UbiShow for a short while, it makes a nice first impression. UbiShow is an easy way to turn your Windows Phone 8 still images into a video slideshow.

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CookAid, a DIY recipe app for Windows Phone 8

CookAid isn’t your run of the mill cooking app for Windows Phone 8. It falls in line with a “do-it-yourself” app in that you create your own recipes. Once created, you can generate shopping lists based on the ingredients needed for any of the culinary delights you’ve documented.

Another feature that helps set CookAid apart from just creating a Word document for your recipes is the voice and audio support. If you are looking for a Windows Phone 8 app to generate tasty recipes, CookAid might not be for you. If you are looking for an app to preserve your Grandmother’s recipes, you may want to give CookAid a try.

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Auto Witness is an interesting Windows Phone 8 app that could come in handy should you find yourself in a traffic accident. Auto Witness is a video recording app that sets up on a loop and saves your video automatically if a rapid acceleration or deceleration is detected. The app can also automatically save the videos to your OneDrive account.

The Windows Phone 8 app was chosen as runner-up in the 2014 Nokia Create Competition (Freestyle Master Category) and while it does a nice job of recording your travels, there are a few downsides.

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