Top 20 Windows Mobile apps

James Thornton


Fed up of waiting for the Windows Mobile Marketplace to open its doors? Then use this time to check out the best of the existing apps for Pocket PC and Smartphone devices. Microsoft’s new mobile app store will launch with 600 applications but we shouldn’t forget that there’s already a ton available to download now that will power up your mobile experience. Here are 20 that I strongly recommend you to take a look at.

fring -Ultra-handy way to chat over IM or Skype while you’re sat on the bus

Nimbuzz – Another stellar instant messaging and VoIP app for Windows Mobile

Spb Mobile Shell – treat yourself to a much cooler and more powerful front-enda

Opera Mobile – Quite simply, the best way to browse the Web on a mobile phone

Google Maps – Who needs an expensive sat-nav system when you’ve got good old Google?

Google Maps

Kaspersky Mobile Security – Probably the most complete security tool for Windows Mobile

TCMP – Media player with enough guts to handle a massive range of formats

Skype for Pocket PC – Save yourself a heck of a lot of money on phone calls

vTap – Turn on the tap to a deluge of online videos

Facebook for Windows Mobile – Never lose touch with your friends. Ever


DivX Player Mobile – Enjoy your favorite movies in DivX format

XnView Pocket – Perform image editing on the fly

eWallet – Store all of your sensitive data in one place

KevTris – The best Tetris clone you’ll find on the platform

Resco Explorer – Leaner and meaner version of the clumsy Windows Mobile file explorer

Resco Explorer

Touch Notes – More power to your touchscreen with this handwritten note-taking app

Spb Brain Evolution -Pump up your mind muscles with this awesome mobile brain trainer

Snake Deluxe – Like the original Snake only a million times more interesting

Pocket Informant – Funky and functional calendar and appointments app

S2U2 – If all else fails, use this utility to transform your Windows Mobile device into an iPhone


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