This month’s latest and greatest apps

February brings with it some great new apps from Windows Phone, whether it’s increasing your productivity with the ever-useful Dropbox or getting back on the bike to get the most out of Striver, Windows Phone apps are here to bring convenience and fun to your life.  Come back in a month for another heads-up on the best apps around. Until then, enjoy these ones below!


Dropbox (FREE): The ultra-handy Dropbox is now available for Windows Phone! Dropbox on your phone lets you access your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Access any file you save to your Dropbox from all of your computers, phones, tablets and on the web. With Dropbox you’ll always have your important memories and work with you.


Striver (FREE): Striver is the ultimate client for Strava that lets you log your rides and runs, and compare them to a community of other friends and athletes. Record your route using your device’s GPS; display the time, speed, altitude and distance of your ride, view your route on HERE maps and view your leaderboards – as well as many, many more features. This app is a must for any cycling nut.


Plex (£3.49): Plex organises all your personal media, wherever you keep it, so you can access and enjoy it on any screen. With Plex, you can easily stream your videos, photos and home movies to your Windows Phone from your home computers running Plex Media Server (available for free at Access a wide range of online channels such as TED, Revision3 and TWiT, and queue online videos from sites like Vimeo and YouTube to watch later on any device.


Grimbo (FREE): Get ready to blast off in this magical adventure as Grimbo the Grim Reaper Boy and experience his fantastic world. Ride your dragon, slay your enemy, dive into the deepest seas and experience a world of wonders, brought to life with astonishing graphics and challenging adventures in this award winning game.


#TileArt (FREE): Turn your Windows Phone Start Screen into a work of art with #TileArt. Add photographs, graphics and illustrations with this multi-tile, start screen creator, collage app, a fantastic exclusive for Windows Phone.