Nokia has once again announced winners from its Create contest. Should you not be familiar with the developer contest, said folk are tasked to create apps for Windows Phone, following certain missions and including desired features - these Mini Missions can be focused on certain features of the operating system or Nokia Lumia handset.
This approach by the company ensures that different types of apps are included in the submissions, with the goal to bring more choice to consumers with high quality apps and filling any holes in the catalogue of content on the Windows Phone Store. Head on past the break to check out which apps won designated missions.
Just like we covered previously, the announcement lists winners of two Mini Missions - today we're looking at number 3 and 4.
Mini Mission 3 in the Create contests had developers use the HERE APIs or app launchers to add location functionality to apps. The winning app was Palmipedo FREE, developed by Maurizio Gaj from Italy. It's a neat little tourist guide app, which not only offers mapping, but also includes routing and guidance services. As an added bonus, everything works offline too, perfect for when you're abroad.
You can grab Palmipedo FREE from the Windows Phone Store.
Next is Mini Mission 4, which was all about taking full advantage of Nokia Music (now Nokia MixRadio) and available APIs for the popular media service from Nokia, which enabled the delivery of music content including charts, gigs and mixes. The winning app was Car Starter, by Rob Irving from the US. Note that while this app doesn't start your vehicle, it will enable you to quickly access phone functionality easily.
You can download Car Starter from the Windows Phone Store.
The official blog post then reminds developers that Mini Missions 5 and 6 closed on Friday November 29th, so you're already too late for those. That said, you still have until December 15th before the All Matters and Do Good Missions close.
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