Nokia replaces App Highlights with App Social to help you discover new apps

App Highlights has been Nokia's way to show customers which content is worth checking out on the Windows Phone Store. Showcasing the best apps and games, not only from the manufacturer but also third party developers, it was a superb way to keep up-to-date with latest trends. Today we've been informed that Nokia has merged App Highlights with App Social, with the former being removed from existence.

So what's changed? Well, if you've not checked out App Social yet, you'll be utilising this app from here on out. An update will be pushed to Windows Phones with App Highlights installed, which will remove the app and install App Social. We've previously looked at Nokia's improved discovery app and how it'll help consumers - especially those who are new to the platform. It's essentially a revamped service of what you've previously experienced.

App Social Beta is currently available in 14 countries, enabling consumers to create and share lists of favourite apps, as well as following others with similar interests to make app discovery that much more interactive. The social elements of this experience is a solid improvement over what we used to have. 

You can download App Social from the Nokia Collection on the Windows Phone Store - available for both Windows Phone 7 and 8.

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Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.