Bing Health & Fitness, PressReader, MetroTube and more are your app highlights of the week!

Looking for some new apps? But too busy to read every single post during the week? Then it’s time for another weekly roundup of the best new apps in the Windows Phone Store. We’ll take a look at what apps and games are new to the scene, which of our favorite apps picked up a worthy update and notify you of any open betas worth joining. Let’s get started.


Bing Health & Fitness –Looking to get fit for when the sun fully comes out? Then use Bing Health & Fitness to get that beach bod for summer. The app launched this past week and brings a ton of features to keep you healthy. You get great fitness news, health and nutrition content, health trackers, tools and more. You can even use it to record workouts. Be sure to grab Bing Health & Fitness in the Windows Phone Store.  (Free)

Bing Health & Fitness

PressReader – Moving to a new city or country doesn’t mean you should lose access to your favorite papers from back home. PressReader is a new app for Windows Phone that allows you to browse and find newspapers from everywhere on planet Earth. You can view those newspaper in a traditional newspaper layout and pinch/zoom/scroll to read articles or you can jump into an article view for an easier reading experience. Pick up PressReader in the Windows Phone Store. (Free/In-app purchases)

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Mobile World Congress 2014 –It’s time for Mobile World Congress. If you find yourself lucky enough to be physically in attendance then you’ll want to pick up this official MWC 2014 app from Nokia. Not only is it absolutely beautiful, but it’s super functional. You can use the app to view all exhibitors, speakers and agendas. View venue maps without an internet connection, personalize for favorite speakers, exhibitors and event list. Share and network using the app and NFC, and much much more. Pick it up in the Windows Phone Store. (Free)

QR: MWC 2014 – We still lack an official Pinterest client on Windows Phone, but that’s ok, we have It’s a great app for Windows Phone that we just covered this past week. The design and layout are clean, plus you get most of the Pinterest functionality you’d want. Grab in the Windows Phone Store. (Free)

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MetroTube – We haven’t seen an update for MetroTube since last summer, but this week the app finally picked up an update. Head to the Windows Phone Store and you’ll see version 4.1.0 waiting for you. The update brings a new UI overhaul, playback bug fixes and other improvements. Update MetroTube in the Windows Phone Store. ($0.99/Trial)

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Nokia Glance – If you’re rocking a Lumia handset with the ability to display Glance screens then you’re in luck. An update to the app this week introduces the ability to select between notifications, add custom text and more. Update Glance by going to the Windows Phone Store. (Free)

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OneDrive –Technically not a new app, since OneDrive is just SkyDrive updated. Either way, it happened this week with not only a branding change, but new features added to the app on Windows Phone. In OneDrive you’ll now find a new thumbnail view, improved view for shared files, the ability to share multiple items at once, ability to pin folders to the Start screen and much more. Update to OneDrive in the Windows Phone Store. (Free)

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Pandora – Not a big update for Pandora this week, but nonetheless one we should cover. This week Pandora was updated to introduce ads into the app. As you know, the app was ad-free for the past year, but that wasn’t meant to be permanent. Grab it in the Windows Phone Store. (Free)

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Booklet – Not happy with the official Facebook app on Windows Phone? Then join the open beta for Booklet. It’s a new app that allows you to view and browse our Facebook feed in an innovative manner. Join the beta for free in the Windows Phone Store.

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Tap the Frog –Looking for a fun family game? Then check out Tap the Frog. It’s the perfect game for the kiddos. Download the free trial in the Windows Phone Store and if you like the game it’s only $0.99.

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Modern Mayor – Nokia just released a new game this week. Head into the Windows Phone Store and you’ll find Modern Mayer, a new game that has you turning a trashy city into the world of tomorrow. Get it in the Windows Phone Store. (Free/In-app purchases)

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Have any apps or games you really liked from the past week? Share them below!

Sam Sabri