Microsoft launches four new Bing apps for Windows Phone

Microsoft launches four new Bing apps for Windows Phone
Microsoft must be well aware that its Windows Phone platform is doing good but not great. The modest growth in Windows Phone sales recently is no match for the continued surging interest in Android across the globe and iPhone in the United States.

To make up Microsoft needs more and better applications, building up on the 160 000 it already has in its Windows Phone Marketplace.

That’s why the company has just launched five new applications bringing you news, weather, sports and finance information with Live Tile integration and the typical modern user interface. Check the all out below.



source: Windows Phone blog

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18 Comments

1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Bing Fast, Bing Hurry and Bing Soon.

2. scriptwriter

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

I read the headline and thought they released four because it takes four times longer to find something using bing.

14. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

-meh :|

3. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

still sucks

4. lovefist unregistered

yup, it still sucks. wonder who came up with the name bing. not catchy and unexciting compared to google which pretty much the first word i type when clicking the address bar.

12. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

IMO Bing sounds better as does Yahoo.

7. Mozarrt

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

I downloaded Sports, News and Weather and they all work like a charm. The apps have some missing features, but these are the first versions and will probably be updated soon. Shame there is a lot of hating because it isn't a Google product..

9. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2280; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Yep, many users here who hate anything which isn't a google product.

13. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

I don't get it either. I got the News and weather app as I'm not really into sports or the stock market. The News App is good. The weather is too much for me. I like the App called "Weather" better for it's simplicity. It's all metro, no images of real clouds etc. Full Metro at it's best. Also no splash screen when launching it.

10. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Yeah it's a shame, but they forget that Google is and was nothing without Microsoft ;-) , i love the new apps ! Beautiful Microsoft beautiful :) Greetzz.

16. sam.7

Posts: 68; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

simple,better,beautiful..! more updates needed,some features missing unlike the 'weather HD app for windows phone'

17. volcano

Posts: 348; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

installed on my windowsphone looking forward for windows8.1 apps on my windowsphone these apps looks gorgeous&useful

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