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LockStream Updated to Ver. 1.1 Adds SkyDrive Support

LockStream
LockStream ver. 1.1 brings some users desired features, the ability to add all the images of a select local folder to a stream without adding them one by one, we also went one further and added the same support for your SkyDrive pictures (no other lock screen app has this). We also added additional features to our Daily Message feature, enhanced the design of the app and fixed some minor bugs.

Ver. 1.1

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  • Local Folder Support
  • SkyDrive Folder Support
  • One Tap To Add Complete Contents of Selected Folder
  • Auto Repeat of Daily Message
  • 5 Graphic Design Enhancements
  • Minor bug fixes

LockStream goes for .99 with limited feature free trial and can be found in the Windows Phone Store here.

LockStream: New Windows Phone 8 Lock Screen App

LockStream

Dress up you windows phone 8 lock screen with LockStream a truly customizable lock screen app, you can create different streams from multiple sources select from you photos stored on your phone,  Facebook,  or SkyDrive. Set different times for each stream to be displayed and even add a daily quote or message to also be displayed. Want to add a little more flare to your home screen also? LockStream also has 5 different Live Tile formats to choose from (small, med, and wide flip tiles and med, wide cycle tiles).

Main Features

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  • Multiple streams from different sources
  • Create Private Streams
  • Set Stream Hours
  • Add custom daily message
  • 5 different live tile sizes
  • Multiple update intervals
  • Auto shuffle of images

LockStream goes for .99 with limited feature free trial and can be found in the Windows Phone Store here.

Cloud Music Version 1.2 now available with many new features!!!

Cloud Music is a music player that accesses your SkyDrive account
and will look for any music collection you have stored on SkyDrive
(based on Zune folder structure). Cloud Music is one of the first
SkyDrive true music players offering true integration with SkyDrive
key features include

• SkyDrive Integration
• Stream or Download Music Playback
• User Selectable Artist and Album Images
• .mp3, .wma, .aac, and .m4a playback formats
• Custom Playlist
• User selectable Playlist album images
• Background Audio Playback
• Offline Mode for Albums and Playlist
• Zune Music Hub Integration
• Shuffle Playback
• Repeat Playback
• Pin Albums and Playlist to Start
• Recently Played and New Music View

New in Version 1.2

Version 1.2 has added many new features to better manage your music collection, we have also corrected many of the bugs our users have reported.

MORE MUSIC FORMATS…

The most desired feature of our users was added support for .wma music, Cloud Music now supports .mp3, .wma, .aac, .m4a music.

BETTER COLLECTION MANAGEMENT

We have split the sync process into to parts sync of new artist and albums and
sync / update of individual artist’s albums and songs
or just one album can be synced without re-syncing the entire
collection.

MORE FEATURES
Cloud Music now has added the abulity to add additional songs and albums as well as view
the “now playing” queue.

For better download song stream method we added the abulity to cache a user defined
amount of songs for quicker playback and savings on data usage.

We have added a better help support manual to get the best out of cloud music.

BACKGROUND DOWNLOADS

The support for background downloads makes it easy to download albums and songs in the background.

Cloud Music is $1.29 and has a 14 day free trial (to all previous trial users we welcome you to try our new version as your trial has been reset for a new 14 days)
you can download Cloud Music from the marketplace here.

Cloud Music SkyDrive Music Client Now V1.1, fixes all the bugs

Cloud Music is a music player that accesses your SkyDrive account and will look for any music collection you have stored on SkyDrive (based on Zune folder structure). Cloud Music is one of the first SkyDrive true music players offering true integration with SkyDrive key features include

• SkyDrive Integration
• Stream or Download Music Playback
• User Selectable Artist and Album Images
• .mp3 and .aac playback formats
• Custom Playlist
• User selectable Playlist album images
• Background Audio Playback
• Offline Mode for Albums and Playlist
• Zune Music Hub Integration
• Shuffle Playback
• Repeat Playback
• Pin Albums and Playlist to Start
• Recently Played and New Music View

New in Version 1.1

Version 1.1 has added a few new features to better manage your music collection, now you can sync an individual artist’s albums or even just one album can be synced without re-syncing the entire collection. We also added the ability to “Reset your Music Collection” this feature will remove and restore your music collection if something was to go wrong while syncing your music.

This update has also improved the syncing process and other small problems have been corrected. Stay tuned for version 1.2 which will include adding music from your local and remote networks, adding additional music to “Now Playing”, better playlist management, Background Download of music for offline access, and more…

Cloud Music is $1.29 and has a 14 day free trial it can be downloaded from the marketplace here.

World Weather Now Has a Free Version

 

World Weather the great weather app that has given you the ability to Create, customize, and expand your live tiles, change the background using the phones theme color, our “Live” background that changes 4 times a day, or any custom color you desire now has a Free version you can choose from 1 of 4 sets of weather icons, and use one of our many style templates (new styles added automatically) to complete your design. Also included in this version is our dual tile feature. We also have added a new “Default View” where you can choose between the normal default city’s current condition view or our new “Tiles View”, which gives you quick access to all of your saved cities weather conditions.

Read more after the break.

 

World Weather Free …

our free weather app includes current conditions, hourly forecast, and 7 day forecast. Also an animated Radar, Satellite maps, Weather Cam images, and changes to the lunar information have been added. Leveraging on Mangos new API’s, the app now has “Follow Me”, which will update your live tile “My Location Weather” every 30 minutes with your new location (all other locations follow your live tile update schedule within your app settings) . There has been added support for Severe Weather Alert Toast Notifications (with “Deep Linking”), which will also check every 30 minutes and notify you of any new Weather Alerts (alert operational hours are customizable within your app setting).

My Activity Weather

Ever wonder what the weather is going to be at your favorite sports park, jogging path, kid’s playground, golf course or any other location you would like to save? Simply visit that location by enabling “My Activity Weather”, and record its GPS coordinates. To accomplish this, enter a location name and save it to your list, or just enter the GPS Coordinates without the location. My Activity Weather was designed to make life a little easier, so you’ll never have to worry about getting to your location only to find out it’s raining.

World Weather Free can be downloaded from the marketplace here.

World Weather gets Mango Goodness and much more…

Version 2.5 of World Weather is now available in the marketplace.

Taking a page from the latest Windows Phone, Mango, in creating and designing live tiles to what best fits you; World Weather has given you the ability to customize your weather live tiles with features that no other weather app currently has: Create, customize, and expand your live tiles. You can change the background using the phones theme color, our “Live” background that changes 4 times a day, or any custom color you desire. Next you can choose from 1 of 4 sets of weather icons, and use one of our many style templates (new styles added automatically) to complete your design. Also included in this version, and has been enhanced in this version, is our dual tile feature. Now you can apply it to each city you have saved in you list. Because this version has been updated to Mango you can now pin any city to your start screen with “Deep Linking” to that city. We also have added a new “Default View” where you can choose between the normal default city’s current condition view or our new “Tiles View”, which gives you quick access to all of your saved cities weather conditions.

Read more after the break.

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