Microsofts Windows Phone 7 Apps Include Twitter, Netflix, OpenTable

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Microsofts Windows Phone 7 Apps Include Twitter, Netflix, OpenTable

by Nicholas Kolakowski

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Marketplace Hub

Microsoft designed Windows Phone 7s Marketplace Hub to compete against similar offerings from Google and Apple.

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Twitter

Twitters Windows Phone 7 app mimics offerings for other smartphone platforms, letting users Tweet their latest info.

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Xbox Live

Microsofts Xbox Live Hub will give users access to games and their digital avatars.

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OpenTable

Use Windows Phone 7 to find a table or simply check out restaurants.

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Shazam

Shazam allows users to identify ambient music (via the phones microphone), and then buy tracks directly from Zune Marketplace.

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eBay

Search for items, bid for items and check your activity while on the run.

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Star Wars: Battle for Hoth

Given Microsofts pushing Windows Phone 7 as a consumer device, its little surprise that one of the platforms first high-profile games would come from a brand such as "Star Wars."

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Sims 3

"The Sims" is another video-game brand that Microsoft seems intent on pushing at Windows Phone 7s launch.

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Kraft iFood Assistant Plus

This application offers food ideas and recipes.

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IMDB.com

The popular film/TV info Website now comes in mobile form.

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Frogger

This classic game tasks you with getting the frog across the road, without getting it splattered by a truck.

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Fandango

Fandango offers a portable way to watch movie trailers, read reviews and buy tickets.

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Netflix

Windows Phone 7 users will be able to stream content via this Netflix app.

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Office Hub

Microsoft is relying on Windows Phone 7s Office Hub to provide a lot of users mobile productivity functions. However, its also encouraging developers to build productivity apps for the platform.

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