The Windows Phone Marketplace hit the
100,000 apps milestone last week and we've lined up five of
those apps for our Top Free Windows Phone Apps
foursquare is a location-based networking service for portable
devices such as smartphones. With the foursquare app, users can
explore interesting places, food spots, etc. Check in to different
venues, unlock badges and earn discounts. It comes with push
notifications, live tile support and an integrated leaderboard.
After the recent update, it's become Tango-friendly too.
Amazon Kindle is a beautiful e-reader app for Windows Phone.
With this app you can access more than 750,000 titles in the Kindle
store. With Amazon's Whispersync technology, you can access your
Kindle books on Amazon's Kindle devices, PC, Mac and also on
Android, iOS and BlackBerry devices. It also syncs your notes,
bookmarks, highlighting and even the last page you read across all
Photosynth is an app developed by Microsoft Live Labs. It
recently made its debut on the Windows Phone Marketplace.
Photosynth, available for Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) and above, is
undoubtedly the best panorama app on the Marketplace. You can take
pictures of places and events and stitch them together with
Photosynth to make great panoramas. It also lets you share
interactive versions of your panoramas on Facebook and Twitter. But
it doesn't stop there; you can even publish your panoramas to
Translator is a unique offering by Microsoft. It's not just
another translation app. Point your phone's camera at any text and
it'll translate the text in seconds. Apart from the standard text
translation, it also comes with voice recognition that can
translate spoken text (requires data connection). It has
an option to download languages, which will come in use when there
is no data connectivity available.
Dictionary.com is a popular, free dictionary app that is updated
daily. It now has over 2 million words, definitions, synonyms and
antonyms. It has neat features like audio pronunciations, word
origins and sample sentences and can also work offline.
Discover more great free apps
for Windows Phone.
Image credit: Windows Phone Marketplace (modified)