12 more useful apps for Windows Phone 7

We have already seen top 10 very useful apps for Windows Phone and also some Social Media apps. Here is a list of 12 more useful apps for your Windows Phone.


It utilizes Global Positioning System (GPS) a surveying facility that lets you find out local movies and purchase tickets from your Windows Phone 7. List of upcoming movies, trailers, reviews on the released movies etc. – you name it and this application has it.


A comic reader application which was previously available to iPads is now available for Windows Phone. More than a thousand comics can be downloaded. It even allows you to express a like or a dislike for a particular comic and share the comments with your friends.


SendContact is a free Windows Phone app that lets you forward the contact details like Name, Telephone number and email ID to another person.


It is a currency converter application that supports conversion of more than 60 different currencies. No trouble with the exchange rate updates as Yahoo! Finance will do it automatically after every 24 hours. One must set a base currency for conversion first.


You need not jump from one site to another if your phone has this application. It supports multiple accounts and packs interesting Twitter applications. It has let in a popular photo sharing service like Plixi, formerly known as Tweet Photo.


This Windows Phone 7 application grants user access to more than 700,000 books and allows them to read them in landscape and portrait mode. Options to customize backgrounds and change the font size is also present.


Cited as ‘personal translator’ by its developers it has a dead simple user interface. In comparison to default Microsoft translator which supports only 5 languages, Polygot offers more than 25 languages translations. Travelers will find it as a great companion.


Apart from the stylish interface, features such as bill tracking, account monitoring and transaction insights are packaged in this application. One can even view their spending in graphical representation with neatly placed information.

Picture lab

Picture lab gives effects to your images. A list of effects is generated with their dynamic previews in this application and you can choose the desired one to be applied. All the effects can be controlled and are easy-to-use.


Windows Phone 7 uses this application as a personal document scanner. The scanned documents can then be sent in a PDF or JPG format via e-mail. Cropping and aligning option are available too!

Parcel genie

An endearing application offered to Windows Phone 7 that allows you to send gifts to your family and friends. All it requires is your phone number and e-mail address and the job is done.

iheart radio

It is Vertigo’s famous music service now available on Windows Phone 7. It gives you access to 700 local radio stations of America. To stay away from the running advertisements you can buy a commercial free premium account.

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The author Hemant Saxena is a post-graduate in bio-technology and has an immense interest in following Windows, Office and other technology developments. Quiet by nature, he is an avid Lacrosse player. Creating a System Restore Point first before installing a new software, and being careful about any third-party offers while installing freeware is recommended.