lockscreen apps

Live outside India and want to try out LockMapper? Dev releases International version

Live outside India and want to try out LockMapper? Dev releases International version

Rich Edmonds 24

LockMapper is an interesting app that allows you work some magic with your current location. The app has been published in India through the Nokia Collection, but for the rest of the world there was a waiting game until we were also able to download. Luckily, the developer has got in touch with us to reveal that an official International version has been published on the Windows Phone...

AwesomeLock, add a little something-something to your Windows Phone 8 lockscreen

AwesomeLock, add a little something-something to your Windows Phone 8 lockscreen

George Ponder 78

If you're looking to get more out of your Windows Phone 8 lockscreen, take a look at AwesomeLock. It's a simple, straight forward lockscreen app that delivers news, weather and upcoming appointments to your lockscreen. AwesomeLock also delivers Bing daily pictures or you can tap into your Pictures Hub and use one of your own images for the lockscreen wallpaper.  The app makes a nice...

Bright Weather for Windows Phone 8 updated, adds lockscreen support and a trial version

Bright Weather for Windows Phone 8 updated, adds lockscreen support and a trial version

George Ponder 30

Bright Weather is a visually appealing Windows Phone 8 weather app that delivers everything from the current weather conditions to a five day forecast to moon phases to your Windows Phone. Bright Weather was updated the other day to bring a handful of new features to the party that includes lockscreen support and a free trial mode.  We were rather impressed with the Windows Phone 8...

Bing Weather for Windows Phone 8 Version 2 gets lockscreen support and wide tile

Bing Weather for Windows Phone 8 Version 2 gets lockscreen support and wide tile

Daniel Rubino 134

Microsoft has updated their Bing Weather app to deliver user-demanded features Besides Windows 8.1 rolling out today and Microsoft refreshing their core apps on that OS, Microsoft is also pushing out updates for some of their super popular Bing apps, including Weather, for Windows Phone. (Sports got a small update as well, which we’ll cover later, but it’s minor compared to Bing Weather...

Contest: Share your awesome Nokia Glance Backgrounds to win WPCentral store gift cards

Contest: Share your awesome Nokia Glance Backgrounds to win WPCentral store gift cards

Rich Edmonds 1

Nokia today unexpectedly released the glance Background beta app, which enables you to add some cool backgrounds to your Nokia Windows Phone when the Glance Screen is activated. As well as showing off how awesome our logo looks when used, we thought it would be a great idea to launch a small contest. Simply show off your Glance Backgrounds and you'll be in with a chance to win some cool...

Weather Smiles updated with support for wide tiles, more Lock screen support and a price drop

Weather Smiles updated with support for wide tiles, more Lock screen support and a price drop

Sam Sabri 9

We’ve covered plenty of weather apps over the years here. Everyone has their favorite and Windows Phone has a handful of great apps to choose from to suit your needs and tastes. We first looked at Weather Smiles a little over a year ago when it launched. A few months later it was updated with all the Windows Phone 8 features you’d want. It’s picked up a few updates over the past few...

Space Weather receives massive update; celebrates by going on sale for you to gaze at cool science stuff

Space Weather receives massive update; celebrates by going on sale for you to gaze at cool science stuff

Rich Edmonds 20

Space Weather. Name rings a bell, right? It should as the Windows Phone app has been with us since 2011, back when Windows Phone 7 was all the rage. The developer, Timothy Stewart has got in touch with us to reveal an update that has just been released. Version 3.0 of Space Weather is huge. Not only are we talking about a complete app rewrite, but there are some new additions worth...

Lock Buster updated to v4 on Windows Phone 8, brings the power of Nokia’s Imaging SDK and more

Lock Buster updated to v4 on Windows Phone 8, brings the power of Nokia’s Imaging SDK and more

Sam Sabri 10

In the Windows Phone community there are a handful of devs we all seem to know on a first name basis. Add Andy Stumpp to that list, he’s the developer of a handful of apps you use and love. He was one of the first devs to take advantage of the Nokia Imaging SDK with OneShot. He’s also made two very popular lockscreen apps – Lock Buster and Hello Friends. He’s just updated Lock Buster to...

Lock Manager for Windows Phone 8, a nifty way to add more gusto to your Lock Screen

Lock Manager for Windows Phone 8, a nifty way to add more gusto to your Lock Screen

George Ponder 35

If you're looking for a way to snaz up your Windows Phone lock screen, take a look at the Windows Phone 8 app Lock Manager. It is a feature rich option to add everything from the weather to appointments to a slide show of your images to your lock screen. Lock Manager includes four weather themes, Bing daily image support, and live tile support that reflects the information posted to...

Lumia Pusher gets pulled but NOKIA COLLECTION takes the baton to keep your apps up-to-date

Lumia Pusher gets pulled but NOKIA COLLECTION takes the baton to keep your apps up-to-date

Rich Edmonds 62

Nokia Windows Phone owners will have used Lumia Pusher in the past to see if the plethora of apps and system apps installed require updating. The app has unfortunately been pulled for some reason, but fear not as another developer has picked up the baton and launched NOKIA COLLECTION. The new app shares similar functionality to Lumia Pusher in that you can hit multiple entries to be...

Wallpaper Sky for Windows Phone 8, more wallpapers than you can shake a stick at

Wallpaper Sky for Windows Phone 8, more wallpapers than you can shake a stick at

George Ponder 12

There are plenty of quality lockscreen wallpaper apps over in the Windows Phone Store and you can now add Wallpaper Sky to the mix. The Windows Phone 8 app pulls in millions of user created wallpapers as well as images from Flickr. You can download your favorites and if you have a lockscreen wallpaper to share, you can upload it to Wallpaper Sky's servers for others to enjoy. Wallpaper...