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Get the Best Deals on your Windows Phone with myAppFree

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If you picked up a Windows Phone recently and have jumped right into the Windows Phone Store to pick up some fun games to play, that’s great. What you first need to do though, is pick up this really cool app called myAppFree. The app lets you find great deals on apps and games on the Windows Phone Store and it’s a real deal breaker.

The developers of the app tests thousands of apps in the marketplace and suggest the best ones for you to download. Plus, they have an arrangement with many of the games and app developers on the platform to offer special deals and discounts on their products. The main features of the app include a special App of the Day section, where you can download one paid app for free every day. The deal stays active for a whole 24 hours.

The app also offers Push Notifications and Live Tiles so you get immediate notifications when a new deal breaks out. You can also share the deals you discovered with your friends on social media. Plus, if you’re really concerned about the amount of money you spend on apps and games, you can check the Money Saver page for the total amount of savings you made with the help of the app. As an incentive, you get points for downloading and sharing the app and can see how you are faring with other myAppFree users on the worldwide leaderboard charts.

Click the button below to download myFreeApp and have a great shopping experience everyday on your Windows Phone.

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Touch Up Your Self Portraits with the Perfect Tool Facetune for Windows Phone

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Even the best looking models and the most glamorous men and women in the world need a touchup when it comes to their photos. Facetune is a cool app for Windows Phone that promises to let you do professional quality touchups of your portraits and selfies for little or nothing.

Got a blemish on your face or are your teeth not white enough for your liking? Just make use of the features in the app and you’re all ready to dazzle the social world where your images are sure to land up. Perfect smiles, beautiful skin, penetrating eyes, a hair salon, and even the ability to reshape your facial structure is possible with Facetune.

With the ability to do a whole lot of virtual make up, its hardly surprising that the app is popular on the Android and iOS platform. You can grab this one from the Windows Phone Store for $2.99 and start spending some vanity time on all those cool images that missed the mark.

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Microsoft App Live Lock Screen Lands on the Windows Phone Store with a Beta Tag

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All Windows Phone 8.1 users can now get their hands on Microsoft’s just released lock screen app called Live Lock Screen. If you want to add a bit of color and animation to your normally boring lock screen, this app’s a pretty good one to switch to (despite the fact that its currently in beta).

The app lets you pick from one of six new lock screen layouts each of which have a unique design. The layouts display the date, time, notifications along with a unique unlock animation. You can also set the lock screen to cycle between multiple background images from your photo collection to keep things fresh every time you access your phone. You also have the option of picking a stunning image from Bing every day, if that’s something you find inspiring.

Thankfully, the Live Lock Screen is available for low end devices too despite Microsoft’s initial surmise that the app would require at least 1 GB RAM or more to run. You can download Live Lock Screen from the Windows Phone Store for the price of free and tell us what you think of it.

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Airyware Tuner Goes Free on myAppFree for Windows Phone

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Tuning your musical instrument is a task in itself. Airyware Tuner is a fine Windows Phone app that makes the job easy for you. Thanks to its impressive feature list that includes instant reaction, scientific precision, waveform inspector, and needle/strobe dual view, you can play a note on your musical instrument, and the app will show you how out of tune your instrument is.

This app is normally available for $4.99, but thanks to the deal with myAppFree, you can pick it up for the price of nothing. That’s right! the app is absolutely free starting today it will continue to remain free with updates et al in the future too!

Airyware Tuner is a top rated app that is recognized by professional musicians everywhere. With presets for over 400 musical instruments and 900+ alternative tunings, this is certainly an app you must be lucky to own for the price of zero dollars.

Grab Airyware Tuner right now from the Windows Phone Store for free and tell your friends about this amazing offer too!

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Samsung Releases ATIV BizCard for Windows Phone

The fact that Noika releases its own set of apps for its range of Lumia devices is no surprise, but when Samsung does that, one tends to sit up and take notice. After all, Samsung is well known for focusing on its Galaxy apps for Android devices. Nevertheless, the company has launched a business card reader for its Windows devices called ATIV BizCard.

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The app uses the camera on ATIV phones along with optical character recognition in order to scan a business card. Alternately, users can use the camera flash, manually click a photo, or make use of a previously snapped photo from the gallery to import the information to the Contacts. The information can of course be verified and edited if necessary before saving.

While there are plenty of third party business card scanners on the Windows Store, its nice to see Samsung make an effort in that direction. You can download ATIV BizCard from the Windows Phone Store for the price of free.

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MusikPlayer is a Minimalist Music Player App for Your Windows Phone

The Windows Phone Store has a decent collection of music player apps, but if you are still on the lookout for something more, you can check out MusikPlayer . It is the creation of Indian indie developer Shoban Kumar who has made use of a simple, yet modern design to make listening to music on your Windows Phone a simple pleasure.

The app’s controls are conveniently placed at the bottom of a disc, which also displays the Album Art of the record that is playing. Tapping on the Album Art will display your music collection. The songs are categorized based on albums, artists, and songs.

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The app also has a handy Search menu at the top of the screen that lets you search for songs using keywords. The auto-complete feature saves you from typing out everything and is a very handy addition to the feature.

Shoban is also actively working on bringing new features to the app, the latest of which brings a transparent tile for the Start screen. There are also further improvements in the works and users can expect to see gestures and options to mark as Favorites in the upcoming version.

MusikPlayer will leave you $1.49 short, but there’s a fully functional ad-free trial version which will let you enjoy the app just the way it was designed to do. You can of course buy the app from the Windows Phone Store if you’re happy with its offering.

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Read Unlimited Books on Your Windows Phone with Scribd

Any avid book reader will be aware of Scribd, the digital library that is popular with over 80 million users worldwide. What you probably don’t know yet, is that Scribd is now available as a universal app for Windows.

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Scribd is a subscription based service, where you can get unlimited access to over 400,000 books from as many as 900 publishers for as little as $8.99 a month. Whether you’re looking for NYT bestsellers, literary classics, or non-fiction, there’s something for everyone as the company has worked out an agreement with authors and publishers from various genres to bring you the best of the publishing world. That’s not all, you can also get access to millions of user-uploaded written content.

A special editorial collection will let you discover new books and if you prefer, you can also get personalized recommendations delivered to you. For easy access to your favorite books, you can pin them to the side screen. The app works across all mobile platforms (iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows) and browsers and all files are automatically synced.

Scribd is a free install for your Windows Phone. Do check it out and tell us what you think of the app in the comments section.

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Children’s Books for Windows Phone is a Perfect Companion for your Kids

Where there are kids, there are bound to be fairy tales floating around. With the advent of smartphones, these imaginative tales have found a home to transfigure into interactive titles. Children’s Books for Windows Phone is an app that lets you collect exciting interactive books for your little ones.

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Currently the app has just one storybook called Shops by Ladne Hal , but there are plenty of teasers promising more to come. In Shops kids can design their own toy store, complete a shopping list and play a colorful memory game.

The book itself can be read by a default narrator but what’s really cool about the app is that it allows parents to record their own narrations. After all, there’s nothing more endearing to a kid than to hear the voice of a loved one narrating his or her favorite bedtime story.

Children’s Books for Windows Phone doesn’t have a whole lot of exciting stuff at the moment, but its bound to get better when more books are added. This is still a great app to download on your Windows phone, especially if you have kids who love interactive stories. The app is available on the Store for the price of free.

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Discover the Weather Anywhere and Anytime of the Year with Climatology App for Windows

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Anyone with a smartphone is bound to have an app or two to check on the weather in their locality. Microsoft Research recently released a weather app called Climatology that’s quite unconventional in its offering. The app lets you access the weather data for any part of the world, for any time of the year. For instance, if you want to escape the freezing winters of your hometown and would love to be somewhere warm in January, you can find out places in the world that will be ideal to travel to at that time. Or, if you’re planning a cool November wedding but are worried that the rains will play spoilsport, you can check how the weather will play out in November, before you decide on a date.

While this may not the best weather app in the world, it certainly has its uses if you’re a frequent world traveller. The weather data are gathered by a team of Microsoft environmental scientists, so you can expect the data to be fairly accurate.

Climatology started out as an experiment by Microsoft and has very limited options at the moment. If you’ve got a mind for the unconventional, you can check out Climatology, which is available on the Windows Phone Store for the price of free.

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Speedometer for Windows Phone Updated with Dashboard Camera

For those of you who are unfamiliar with Speedometer, this is a GPS based car dashboard app by Sygic that provides speed camera alerts. The app has over 50,000 fixed speed camera locations and a live community support that reports traps and dangers on the road so you can stop worrying about getting caught speeding.

The developers have now upgraded the app to version 2.1, which brings a dashboard camera that can be used to record videos of all your trips. In many countries, a recent trend has been to scam insurance companies by faking accidents or claiming more damages for less serious ones. Having a dashboard camera helps users to show the results of the video recordings as evidence in case of an incident.

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The video recordings indicate the GPS, speed and location information and can be saved by the user at a location of his choice as well as on Sygic’s Azure servers. When the videos are stored in the Sygic cloud, they get processed by the company, which then adds metadata such as location, date, time, speed as subtitles. This comes in handy as it stands as a guarantee that the videos haven’t been tampered with and are a reliable piece of evidence for the police or insurance authorities.

Apart from the dashboard camera, the new update also brings additional improvements and features including thousands of speed cameras which have been added or updated, support for Polish and Turkish languages, speed camera information from TomTom, posted speed limits so you know what speeds you should be driving at, and improvement in manage & export trip logs.

The new dashboard camera is not a free service though. Users are required to pay $1.99 a month or $19.99 a year to avail themselves of the service. You can grab this handy app from the Windows Phone Store for the price of free.

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File Management App Files&Folders Pro is a Universal App for Windows

Managing files and folders on your mobile device can be a bit of a nuisance, but thanks to cool apps such as Metro File Manager and Files, handling all the file management tasks on your Windows Phone is relatively easy. Adding to the file managers on the Store is the fully functional file manager Files&Folders Pro from Finebits.

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Files&Folders Pro is a universal app, which means you can download the app on any Windows device and use it on other Windows devices too. The main features of the app include options to copy, move, rename and delete files and folders; open and extract files from archives such as RAR, ZIP, 7z, ZipX, ISO, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ARJ, XZ, and CAB; and add folders to Favorites and pin them to the Start Screen. The app also offers cloud support to OneDrive and Dropbox as well as support for multivolume archives.

If you often find yourself moving files between OneDrive and Dropbox, this app will make your job easy for you. Copying, cutting, deleting or renaming files is simple and intuitive as all you need to do to activate the options is press down on a file or folder. Currently, the app offers three themes with Bing wallpaper promised to be included in the upcoming 1.1.0.4 version.

Files&Folders Pro is free to download on the Windows Phone Store. Check it out and tell us what you think of the app.

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BBC iPlayer Radio App Finally Comes to the Windows Phone Store

UK Windows Phone owners can now enjoy all their favorite radio stations on the go now thanks to the official BBC iPlayer Radio app landing on the Windows Phone Store.

Users can listen live to all BBC Radio stations and get access to hundreds of on-demand programs. There are also options to catch up on older programs, with up to 7 days past content being made available. Users can filter content based on Categories, Featured shows, or even the Most Popular.

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The app’s intuitive interface combines some neat Windows Phone features including Live Tiles and player integration. The app also lets users browse audio and video clips including live streaming music performances. The On Air feature lets users get a quick rundown on all the stations running programs.

BBC radio can be accessed over WiFi, 3G or 4G data connection. Users will have to note that using the app over a 3G or 4G data connection will impact the data allowance.

If you love BBC radio, be sure to pick up the free BBC iPlayer Radio app from the Windows Phone Store.