Windows Phone Apps – Madhur Kapoor’s Blog Technology, Software Reviews, Tutorials, Vista Tips, Windows Tips Thu, 08 May 2014 16:13:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Papyrus is a Nice Note Taking App for Windows Phone Thu, 08 May 2014 16:09:06 +0000 Papyrus is a note taking application using which you can take handwritten notes on your Windows Phone using your fingers or a passive stylus. The user interface is very intuitive and provides a notebook type interface so you get a feel that you are taking notes on paper.


The applications uses vector graphics engine so the notes look beautiful at all the zoom levels. It also allows you to store images, audio and video in your notes. You can select the images from the phone which you want to include in your note. It also supports Undo/Redo feature and it also includes an eraser tool to help you delete your writing. Your notes can be of unlimited page size or a limited page size like you want. You can also select between different type of background and paper size. Notes can be zoomed and resized and can also be organized and sorted into notebooks. You can also pin notes to start screen and export them as image files for printing purpose.

It also include in app purchase of feature which allows you to some tools pack for drawing shapes and also cloud storage. In small screen size phones like Lumia 520, it is a bit difficult to write notes using your finger but it does a good job with a stylus. The app is also available for Android version.


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Quotes Shelf – Inspirational Quotes on Windows Phone 8 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:17:58 +0000 Quotes Shelf is a free Windows Phone 8 quotes app that contains more than 3000+ quotes classified into more than 8 categories. If you like reading quotes on a daily basis, then this is a nice to have app.


If you like to start your day by reading some inspirations quote from famous speakers/legends, then give this app a try. It has a simple and clean interface with the quotes divided into different categories. You can mark the quotes that you like as “Favourites” and view them later.The app also supports live tile as well as lock screen notification so you get a new quotes every few minutes on your lock screen.

Some of its features include

  • Share the Quotes on social network
  • Share the Quote through Sms/Email
  • Add Quotes that you want
  • View Random Quotes
  • Mark Quotes as Favorite
  • Live Tile/Lock Screen notification

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Workout Scheduler is a Nice Fitness app for Windows Phone 8 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:28:16 +0000 If you are a fitness freak and visit the Gym regularly, then Workout Scheduler is a must have application for your Windows Phone. It contains details of more than 1000+ exercises along with a step by step guide and graphical animations on performing them. You can select the workout which you want to add to your routine and it will even remind you about the same at specific time. It can also maintain a log of your daily routine as well as your body details.


All the exercises are categorised based on the body part type. For each exercise, you get a animated graphical representation of the exercise along with the detailed steps on how to perform the exercise. It even include tips relating to that exercise. You can create a Workout routine by adding different exercise. For each exercise, you can select the number of sets and the repetitions for each set. You can also set the start date and time and also include a reminder. You can also add your body profile in the application to track the changes.

It also maintains the workout logs although this feature require “In App Purchase”. The application also provides tip of the day along with the latest fitness news and it also uses your location to find the nearest gym. You can also share your Workout plan on Facebook. The application supports Live tiles and Lock Screen notifications which provides “Exercise Of The Day” and “Routine” information.