WakeUp Alarm for Windows Phone 8, an interesting usage of NFC/QR tech to get you out of the bed

At first glance WakeUp Alarm for Windows Phone 8 looks like your average alarm app. You can create up to five active alarms that can repeat daily or once a week. What sets WakeUp Alarm apart from other alarm apps is the use of NFC and QR codes to disable the alarm. You can create a situation where you physically…

Filmwave for Windows Phone and Windows 8, helping you find the right movie

Stumped on which movie to see tonight? Filmwave is a relatively new Windows Phone app that might help you out. Filmwave is a free app for both Windows Phone 7.x and 8 devices as well as Windows 8. The app delivers information on the latest releases and upcoming releases including film trailers, synopsis, theater locations, and more. The main pages…

Location Reminder for Windows Phone 8, position based reminders

Location Reminder is a Windows Phone 8 app that is a convenient way to tag locations and set location based reminders about them. For example, you order a birthday cake at the local bakery you drive by daily. With Location Reminder you can save the location of the bakery and set a reminder to pick the cake up. As you…

Rando for Windows Phone 8, an experimental photo exchange network

Rando is a photo sharing app for your Windows Phone 8 device that approaches things a little differently than most photo sharing apps. Everything is done anonymously. Much like other photo sharing networks, with Rando you take photos of what you’re seeing, things of interest or anything else you want to share with the world. But instead of posting the…

Counters for Windows Phone 8: a Modern solution for a simple problem, from the developer of Fuse

Windows Phone developer extraordinaire Rudy Huyn, the mastermind behind TVShow, Fuse, Wikipedia, and soon Vine (unofficial) has a new app out that has blown us away with its design. Counters is one of the simplest Windows Phone 8 apps we’ve seen and if even if you don’t have a need for it, you’ll want to gaze over it’s UX. It’s designed to help you keep count…

Voice Butler for Windows Phone 8; A personal assistant app for everything from checking the weather to snapping a photo

Voice Butler is a fairly simple voice command app for your Windows Phone that will help you do a wide range of tasks that includes checking the weather and set alarms. It’ll even let you take a photo using a self-timer. The app itself is more or less a help directory and on/off switches for alarms and timers you set. While…

7 Minute Workout for Windows Phone 8, high impact training in no time at all

Earlier this week we shared the Windows Phone 8 fitness app 7-Minute Workout with you. Another version was released to the Windows Phone Store yesterday that follows the same concept but with a few more bells and whistles. 7 Minute Workout (no hyphen) adheres to the same philosophy that everyone can find seven minutes in a day to exercise. The…

Camspeed, benchmarking your Windows Phone 8 camera

Ever wonder how fast your Windows Phone 8 camera is? CamSpeed is a Windows Phone app that will put your Windows Phone 8 camera through a battery of tests and tell you just that.  CamSpeed also taps into the Sofica benchmarking database not only to publish your results but also to pull numbers from other devices for comparison.  CamSpeed doesn’t test…

Keep Calm & Waste Time, a Windows Phone 8 app for the casual reader in most of us

For the lack of a better term, Keep Calm & Waste Time is a Windows Phone 8 reader for a handful of casual reading websites. You won’t find the hard news stories from Fox News or CNN but instead light-hearted, humorous pieces that aren’t bad reads to waste time with. The main pages for Keep Calm & Waste Time are…

Wallpaper Sky for Windows Phone 8, more wallpapers than you can shake a stick at

There are plenty of quality lockscreen wallpaper apps over in the Windows Phone Store and you can now add Wallpaper Sky to the mix. The Windows Phone 8 app pulls in millions of user created wallpapers as well as images from Flickr. You can download your favorites and if you have a lockscreen wallpaper to share, you can upload it…

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