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Lumiappaday #154: MSN Celebrity demoed on the Nokia Lumia 800

| April 17, 2012 | Reply

Here is a simple app, not really something I would use though many people might find it useful. MSN celebrity is a hub to follow the latest news on celebrities. What I rally like is the UI. One continuous panorama sheet which you can scroll one way or the other. Note the different sized ’tiles’ which flip around when selected. This bit looks nice though it could be faster. This works in landscape or portrait and when in landscape it doesn’t just merely rotate; all or the tiles are different sizes. I kinda feel this would look cool if it was the homes teen or at least it took some hints from it, e.g scroll. Bar at the bottom to show you where you are.

#154) MSN Celebrity

Price:  Free

Link:  http://www.windowsphone.com/en-GB/apps/5b827ee9-0dd8-df11-a844-00237de2db9e

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Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyrsI6eX84M

Developer Blurb:

Never miss out on the latest news, photos and videos of celebrities with our MSN Celebrity application. Browse through the latest stories on celebs, whether A-list or C-list, in a rich graphical interface. Click on the photos or stills to go deeper into the content and read about your favourite star’s new love or new diet or read a review of their latest movie. It’s all about their private lives and their professional lives so you won’t miss a thing, whether you’re after gossip or just the facts. You can watch videos in the app as well, not to mention flicking through loads of great photographs in our bespoke photo galleries. If you’re at all interested in the goings-on of those more famous than the rest of us – and who isn’t – then this is the app for you.

Rating:

Design: 9

Usability: 9

Performance: 9 

Price: 10

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Category: Applications, Lumiappaday, Nokia, Windows Phone

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