Windows Phone Apps

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging clients around, especially for Windows Phone users. One limitation though with the app is the inability to send particular videos due to their size. Whatsapp force-edits (shortens) your video to meet the 16 MB requirement for sending videos, which is a bit odd.

Luckily, there is now a solution through a free third-party app called WhatsApp Video Optimizer.

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When it comes to smart thermostats, Nest is the go-to brand that comes to mind for many. Unfortunately, Google bought the company a year ago. Although Nest remains separate from the monolithic search engine, the chances of an official Windows Phone app are slim. Enter third-party developers.

NestWP is a new third-party app for Windows Phone that looks very promising. Although there are a few Nest apps already for Windows Phone, they usually tend to be web wrappers for the Nest website. Nestle was a solid offering, but alas it is now unpublished (we'll try to find out why).

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Here's a quick heads up to anyone using the excellent Radio Lounge UK, by Igneous Software, that there's a pretty essential update pushing out right now. As we previously covered, the BBC turned off support for its old Windows Media format streams which left many apps, Radio Lounge UK included, with a message declaring the BBC stations couldn't be played anymore. This update fixes that issue.

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If you're a fan of listening to BBC Radio stations through something like the excellent Radio Lounge UK, by Igneous Software, then you're likely going to hear some bad news when you try and fire up the streams. Put simply, BBC stations no longer work through this app, or any others that were relying on the old, Windows Media format for the stations feeds. Because it's gone. This is what the BBC has to say about it.

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Runtastic is a growing mobile fitness company with a bunch of apps available for the Windows Phone platform. Both the Runtastic and Runtastic Pro apps have received major updates today. The official offerings have been bumped to version 3.0.3, introducing new features like live tracking and cheering, heart rate zones, improved language support and more.

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Picture Info, the simple app that lets you easily view information from the meta data of photos on your Windows Phone device, scored an update today. Coming along for the ride is the ability to view lots of new information from a photo's meta data, such as aperture value, shutter speed, and date modified. Additionally, you'll gain the ability to delete all meta data from a given picture.

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Bookviser Reader Premium is a feature rich Windows Phone ebook reader and this week's myAppFree Deal. The Windows Phone app has a host of customization features, easy access tools, library management options and text to speech support.

Normally Bookviser Reader Premium runs $4.99 without a trial version. However, for the next twenty-four hours through the myAppFree campaign you can pick Bookviser up for free.

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Back in December, we reported that Sonos (Sonos.com), who makes wireless home stereo equipment that connects up to third party media services, was in development of a Windows Phone app.

Now, the link for that app has been found. Interestingly, if you browse the Store listing on the web, the date for the last update is back in October. However, navigating to the link on your phone and it will tell you that the last update came at the end of January, including adding support for Windows Phone 8.1.

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Back in December we brought word of Evohome Remote, a third-party creation for controlling Honeywell Evohome smart thermostats through your Windows Phone. Thanks to feedback from the Windows Central community, the developer, David Horn, has fine tuned the app and released it now into the Windows Phone Store for all to download.

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