Buying a Windows Phone 8 has its perks, especially when it comes to syncing with your Xbox 360 gaming console, which is undoubtedly one of the most popular today. Getting the SmartGlass app will allow you to control the content on your Xbox and provide a number of other features as well.
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One of the most popular and indispensable video and voice chat applications is also available on Windows Phone 8. With Skype installed, you will not have to worry about losing touch with friends and family.
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While there is no official Google Maps application available for the Windows mobile platform as of now, there is GMAPS PRO which is basically the same thing, but costs $1.99.
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Boxfiles for Dropbox
There is also no official Dropbox application for the Windows mobile platform either. Fortunately, there is Boxfiles for Dropbox, which is a free app and offers the same functionality as Dropbox.
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Windows Phone 8 does not have a native battery display tile for the main screen or the lock screen. For just $0.99, you can have the battery level displayed as a live tile on your screen.
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If you want to have quick access to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi controls you can download Network Dashboard, which is just $0.99 and will provide tiles for your desired settings.