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Snaptastic is a new full-featured Snapchat client for Windows Phone 7.x and 8.x

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Snaptastic is now available in the Windows Phone Store. Snaptastic is a full featured client that allows you to send photo and video snaps, draw on your photos before sending, find friends, view stories and much more.

The full list of app features includes:

  • share pictures and videos with snapchat users
  • post snaps on your story
  • see stories, best friends and score of your friends
  • draw and add text to your pictures
  • search snapchat friends on your phone
  • save your picture on your phone
  • front and back camera
  • manage your snapchat privacy
  • clear a specific conversation
  • ability to add multi-line captions

Pricing

Free.

Where Can I Get It?

Download it now from the marketplace.

Trivia Champ 2 adds Facebook integration with push and lock screen notifications

 Trivia Champ 2 is a social trivia app that allows users to compete with both friends and strangers in trivia games with questions about hundreds of different subjects. So far thousands of people have installed the app and have challenged their friends to see which of them knows the most about comic book characters, their favorite TV shows and even programming languages.

The latest version of the game adds some much requested features to make it easier to stay connected when your friends or new opponents challenge you.

  • Push notifications sent when a Facebook friend starts using the app
  • Push notifications sent when you are challenged to a game of trivia
  • Lock screen notifications and tile notifications when you have a pending challenge

In addition, you can now challenge others playing Trivia Champ 2 on Android as well.

Pricing

Free.

Where Can I Get It?

Download it now from the marketplace.

Trivia Champ 2 brings social quizzes to Windows Phone

The latest social gaming phenomenon is Trivia Champ 2, an app that allows users to compete with both friends and strangers in trivia games with questions about hundreds of different subjects. Categories can be general (sports) or specific (1990s music). There are up to seven questions in a game, and players can score up to 700 points with bonuses for how quickly they answer a question. If you aren’t in the mood to play competitively, the game also has a single player mode where you can test your knowledge solo and show of your smarts by dominating the leaderboard.

The game also allows you to earn badges by doing things like defeating a player who is on a winning streak or answering lots of questions in a row. To enhance your bragging rights, you can share these badges to Facebook or Twitter using the native integration on your phone. But the most important thing to know about Trivia Champ 2 is that once you start playing, it is very difficult to stop.

Pricing

Free.

Where Can I Get It?

Download it now from the marketplace.

Whisper.sh app adds private messaging, account creation and search

Whisper is a social networking service where users anonymously share secrets and have conversations using images. Real names are not used and display names are downplayed unlike most social networking services. This allows you to connect with likeminded individuals, and discover the unseen world around you. With Whisper, you’re free to anonymously share your thoughts with the world, and build lasting, meaningful relationships in a community built around trust and honesty.

The latest version of Whisper.sh now fully supports all of the major features of the Whisper social networking service including the ability to

  • sign up for the service with a new account
  • create new whispers and see what people have to say about your anonymous thoughts
  • view whispers posted near your current location
  • search for whispers by topic and location
  • view tags related to a whisper
  • flag inappropriate whispers and hide them from your view
  • delete whispers you’ve posted if you change your mind about them

Pricing?

Free.

Where Can I Get It?

Download it now from the marketplace.

Pictastic Brings Instagram Direct to Windows Phone

The latest version of Pictastic adds support for Instagram Direct messaging. With this release Instagram users on Windows Phone 7.x and 8.0 will be able to do the following

  • View direct messages and get notifications of new messages
  • Comment and respond to direct messages they have received
  • Create new direct messages to send to one or more of their contacts on Instagram

It should be noted that this functionality has not yet made it to the official Instagram app on Windows Phone 8.

Pricing

Free.

Where Can I Get It?

Download it now from the marketplace.

Whisper, the anonymous social network, comes to Windows Phone

Whisper is a social networking service where users anonymously share secrets and have conversations using images. Real names are not used and display names are downplayed unlike most social networking services. This focus on anonymity is a unique aspect of Whisper and it helps make the service stand out from others.

There is now an unofficial app named Whisper.sh which allows Windows Phone users to browse and share photos Whisper with their friends on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest.

Pricing

Free

Where Can I Get It?

Download it now from the marketplace.

Download music and audiobooks for free to your phone and SkyDrive with Music Bandit

Music Bandit is a new free app for downloading music, ringtones and audio books from the web to your phone or SkyDrive. With Music Bandit you get the following functionality

  • Download music files from free music sites to your phone or SkyDrive
  • Play the downloaded music on your phone
  • Play streaming music from the web or SkyDrive
  • If you find good free music site with a download link, you can add it to Favorites
  • Built-in ringtone search engine
  • Flexible options to manage consumption of bandwidth when downloading music & ringtones
  • Integration with the Music + Videos hub
  • NO ADS!!!

The ability to download files to SkyDrive comes in very handy as a way to save storage space on your phone and to make music files available on your PC.  I often find great free songs linked from music blogs while browsing on my phone and its now a cinch to send them to my PC by downloading them to SkyDrive right from my phone. You should try this out.

Pricing

Free.

Where Can I Get It?

Click here to get Music Bandit for Windows Phone

Podcast Bandit adds support for password protected podcasts

The best podcast client for Windows Phone, Podcast Bandit, just got better. Our number one request has been from users who wanted to be able to subscribe to password protected feeds. We heard your feedback and we delivered. Now both Podcast Bandit for Windows Phone and Podcast Bandit for Windows 8 & Windows RT support subscribing to password protected or encrypted feeds (SSL).

This is in addition to our full raft of features including the ability to

  • Subscribe to your favorite podcasts via URL or using our quick and easy search!
  • Download episodes for playback even when you’re not online!
  • Ability to play audio and video at 2x speed
  • Create playlists so you can listen to multiple podcasts back to back
  • Background audio playback – fully integrated with the Windows 8 system audio controls!
  • Full screen viewing of video podcasts supported
  • Easily see recently added episodes in an appealing design
  • NO ADS!!!

If you have more feedback on features we should add, let us know on our Facebook page

Pricing

Free.

Where Can I Get It?

Click here to get Podcast Bandit for Windows Phone

Click here to get Podcast Bandit for Windows 8 and Windows RT

Podcast Bandit, a powerful and free podcast clients for Windows Phone and Windows 8

There’s a new family of apps for fans of podcasting on Windows Phone and Windows 8/RT.  Podcast Bandit on Windows Phone gives you all the functionality you’ve come to expect from a podcast client on Windows Phone such as

  • Subscribing to podcasts either via RSS URL or by searching for the podcast name.
  • Ability to play streaming podcasts or download for offline consumption
  • Built-in podcast player with resume functionality and background audio playback.
  • Ability to create playlists so you can listed to your favorite podcasts back to back.
  • Auto-download of new podcast episodes.
  • Flexible options to manage consumption of bandwidth when downloading podcasts
  • Integration with the Music + Videos hub
  • Easy access to the latest episodes from your subscriptions
  • NO ADS!!!

All of these features are often only available in paid versions of podcast clients.   Podcast Bandit for Windows Phone is different. You get all of this functionality in a free app with no advertising and no upsells from a crippled trial version to full app. Get it now from the Windows Phone store.

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Le Rage: Browse and Share Hilarious Rage Comics with this Fun App

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Le Rage is a new app for Windows Phone that brings the funniest rage comics on the web to your Windows Phone. Our team scoured the web to find the best sources of the funniest current and classic so you just get to sit back and LMFAO all day long.

The application has a practically endless stream of rage comics pictures from around the web which you can swipe through, laugh at and share to your hearts content.

The application features include

  • Infinite scrolling as you swipe through pictures which enables you to browse through anything from two or three to two or three thousand pictures in a single sitting.
  • Options for sharing via Facebook, Twitter, SMS and email.
  • Ability to hide or show captions on the pictures. Some comics are self explanatory and don’t need titles, while others need the title for the punchline of the joke. Choose which mode you prefer and optimize for whether you want more comics on screen or to see the text that goes with the visuals.
  • Newest and Classics sections in case you want the freshest or the most popular rage comics of previous years.

Pricing

Free.

Where Can I Get It?

Download it from here.

You can also scan the following QR Code

Gadget Junkie Doubles Catalog and Adds SMS Sharing

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If you’re a fan of cool gadgets or looking for unique gift ideas for your geek friends then it’s time to rejoice. Gadget Junkie, a fun app which provides a curated list of some of the coolest and most interesting gadgets online from a variety of sites including Thinkgeek and This Is Why I’m Broke has been updated. We have doubled the number of sites we scour for interesting gadgets and our lists are now updated twice a day.

In addition, thanks to your feedback we’ve also added the ability to share links to these cool gadgets with your friends via SMS.

These new features add to our existing line up of application features including

  • Infinite scrolling as you swipe through gadget lists so you can browse the hundreds of gadgets we’ve found online for your browsing and shopping pleasure
  • Live Tile rotates through the most popular items of the day
  • Ability to share gadgets you’ve found via Facebook, Twitter or Email.
  • Whats New and Popular sections in case you want the freshest or the most popular gadgets of the week.
  • Buy button that takes you to the website where you can purchase the item.
  • Thousands of gadgets that are updated on a daily basis

Pricing

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Free.

Download it from the marketplace.Where Can I Get It?

You can also scan the following QR Code

Pictastic adds Live Tiles and Now Shares to Facebook, Flickr and Twitter

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If you are a Windows Phone user who’s feeling left out given the announcement of Facebook Camera then we have good news for you.  Pictastic provides a great way to filter, share and view the photos of your just Facebook friends.

With Pictastic you can

  • See what your Facebook friends are up to in a feed of nothing but their photos
  • Make your photos look amazing with custom filters and vignettes
  • Pin the app to the start screen and see the latest photos being shared by your friends as a Live Tile
  • Share photos to Flickr, Twitter and Facebook

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Free.

Where Can I Get It?

Download it now from the marketplace.

Funny Pictures – now with Auto Correct Fails and SMS Sharing

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We’ve seen a great response to the way Funny Pictures takes a fresh approach to bringing you the funniest pictures on the web to your phone. Over ten thousand people have enjoyed the practically endless stream of funny pictures from around the web which you can swipe through, laugh at and share to your hearts content.

Whether you like LOLCats, memes, demotivators, eCards or just generally humorous images, Funny Pictures  has something for you.

With our latest release we’ve done both a content update and a feature update. We’ve added curated content from a number of auto correct sites including Damn You Autocorrect, Wrong Number Texts and Autocowrecks. By popular demand, we also added the ability to share links to these funny pics with your friends via SMS.

These new features add to our existing line up of application features including

  • Infinite scrolling as you swipe through pictures whichenables you to browse through anything from two or three to two or three thousand pictures in a single sitting.
  • Live Tile rotates through the most popular pictures of the day
  • Ability to hide or show captions on the pictures. Some pictures are self explanatory and don’t need titles, while others need the title for the punchline of the joke. Choose which mode you prefer and optimize for whether you want more pictures on screen or to see the text that goes with the visuals.
  • Sharing via Facebook, Twitter and Email.
  • Newest and Classics sections in case you want the freshest or the most popular pics of previousyears.
  • Tens of thousands of photos that are updated on a daily basis.

Pricing

Free.

Where Can I Get It?

Download it now from the marketplace.