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Lumiappaday #158: AppFlow App Discovery demoed on the Nokia Lumia 800

| April 21, 2012 | 2 Replies

 

As you can guess from the title, AppFlow is an app to find more apps. App Discovery is a very important feature to address in an app store (well, as is discovery in any store). When you have a wealth of items, you’re going to want to make sure the consumer gets to everything that will interest them. Marketplace is quite decent in that regard, but there’s much improvement to be had (e.g. games section related apps always used to be the same list of Xbox games, no matter what game you were looking at). App stores should focus on bringing the better apps to the surface and burying the crapapps.  Nokia has their own version called App Highlights.

AppFlow is quite nicely designed, as you might expect if you learn that they’re the same folks who made cocktail flow.

Sorry this is late – computer was not up to task last night + a lot of uni stuff just caught up with me.

#158) AppFlow App Discovery

Price:  Free

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Link:  http://www.windowsphone.com/en-GB/apps/578ef361-c265-46b7-b6f4-63cbd7fbefe0

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oku0o0KIzMQ&feature=youtu.be

Developer Blurb:

 

Browse and discover apps in a new, engaging and beautiful way. AppFlow presents a unique way to explore the marketplace via its Lists, Discovery and Stats features.

 

Browse a dozen unique app lists, such as Indie Games, Rising Stars, Forgotten Legends, Hidden Gems and many more.

 

Discover apps for social networking like facebook, skype, kik, icq, messenger, games like angry birds, fruit ninja, need for speed, music like pandora, spotify, radio, flash, search tools like google, bing, yahoo, navigation tools with GPS, maps and lots of more such as weather apps and books.

 

Get AppFlow now and you’ll never want to explore apps the traditional way again.

 

v2.3: Added support for different Marketplace regions and implemented Mango fast app switching support.

Rating:

Design: 9

Usability: 9

Performance: 9

Price: 10

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Category: Applications, Lumiappaday, Nokia, Windows Phone

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