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Topic # 105120 27-Jun-2012 18:59 Send private message

We talk quite a bit about Nokia Lumia around here, but today I was updating wife's HTC Trophy and was surprised to find two new apps (in between many others) that looked interesting:

- HTC Location: a navigation app with local maps - like Nokia Drive you can download maps and use it while offline. It comes with 30 days navigation free, then after that it is $9.99 for a month, $41.99 for one year or $84.99 for unlimited use. Speed Cameras updates cost $4.19 for a month and $10.99 for one year.

- HTC Watch: a movie application that gives you trailers, movie rentals and purchases. Movie rentals go from $6.99 and movie purchase from $24.99... A bit more expensive than iTunes. 

Quite impressed with the apps being there, not so much with prices.








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  Reply # 647183 27-Jun-2012 19:07 Send private message

Flashlight is also pretty cool. I use it a lot when I need to checkout something in total darkness. It's FREE!




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  Reply # 647210 27-Jun-2012 20:14 Send private message

billgates: Flashlight is also pretty cool. I use it a lot when I need to checkout something in total darkness. It's FREE!


i do miss the htc flashlight app.  it was perfect.  i'm using locklight on the lumia, but i wish i had my old flashlight app back :(




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  Reply # 647259 27-Jun-2012 21:12 Send private message

Two recommendations for flashlight? I thought I better give it a go. so I just installed it on my HTC Radar.

Quite a cool app!





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  Reply # 647261 27-Jun-2012 21:23 Send private message

I use widgetsoid on my android HTC. It puts the flashlight switch right on the home screen. Very handy.




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