Enterprise Mobility: Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Apps Include Twitter, Netflix, OpenTable

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2010-11-09
 
 
 

Microsofts Windows Phone 7 Apps Include Twitter, Netflix, OpenTable

by Nicholas Kolakowski

Microsofts Windows Phone 7 Apps Include Twitter, Netflix, OpenTable

Marketplace Hub

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

Marketplace Hub

Twitter

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

Twitter

Xbox Live

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

Xbox Live

OpenTable

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

OpenTable

Shazam

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

Shazam

eBay

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

eBay

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."

Star Wars: Battle for Hoth

Sims 3

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

Sims 3

Kraft iFood Assistant Plus

This application offers food ideas and recipes.

Kraft iFood Assistant Plus

IMDB.com

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

IMDB.com

Frogger

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

Frogger

Fandango

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

Fandango

Netflix

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

Netflix

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.

Office Hub

Rocket Fuel