Waze hits Windows Phone Store, but you can't get it yet

Waze hits Windows Phone Store, but you can't get it yet
Crowd-sourced traffic and navigation app Waze has hit the Windows Phone Store, but even if you have the platform running your phone, you cannot download it right now. The app is undergoing a private beta test. The Israeli based Waze actually got its start on Windows Mobile, but did not follow Microsoft to Windows Phone 7. It has been quite popular on iOS and Android where 40 million users help other Waze members find the best route to avoid traffic jams, know where Smokey is using a radar gun to trap speeders, and where to find the cheapest gas.

The private beta now being held for Waze at the Windows Phone Store needs beta testers (natch). You can head over to the sourcelink and create a new account that will allow you to make sure that the app works just as amazingly on Windows Phone as it does on other platforms.

If you're a Windows Phone user, this could be one of the big name apps that you have been waiting for along with Instagram. It might not happen as quickly as you'd like, but the Windows Phone Store is beginning to fill up with the same apps that populate the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Now if only the Windows Phone Store could snag Instagram.

source: Waze (1), (2) via WMPoweruser



1. Damo579

Posts: 266; Member since: May 18, 2013

Well itsdagram is basically windows phone instagram client and works great you can do pretty much everything that instagram can. THE FREE VERSION was just released also.

2. Alan01

Posts: 640; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

3. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

they forgot to mention that this is already on BB10

7. tatail

Posts: 261; Member since: Jan 08, 2010

Apparently, PA is biased and BB is not on their "like" list.

4. Damo579

Posts: 266; Member since: May 18, 2013

I forgot about that Idid see that article. Thanks Alan.

5. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Hell yea

6. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

Nice for them, Waze is a wonderful app

8. Muzhhur

Posts: 261; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

its good but not perfect, its drain the battery in a few hours

9. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

You are so right that even pluging my phone on the car, it still drains battery when i´m on waze(very little of course) But not all GPS apps drain?

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