DC Comics and USA Today Windows Phone 7 applications updated

Two of the most polished Windows Phone 7 applications have recently been updated. Let’s start with the USA Today 1.1 update which is packed full of new features:

New Features in v1.1:

- Live Tile! A photo mashup based on our latest headlines
- Latest news videos on a dedicated video panel
- Sub-section headlines: hold down any of the section tiles to bring up a list of sub-sections to choose from, i.e. Sports > MLB headlines. Tile will default to that subsection.
- Photo caption and credit for articles
- Recall last league viewed in Scores
- Major League Soccer scores added
- Celsius toggle for weather temps
- Support for international weather locations (limited maps)
- Weather alerts on current conditions screen
- Various bug fixes

USA Today still remains one of the best news application on Windows Phone 7 (video review here) and can be downloaded from here.

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Official DC Comics application for Windows Phone 7 hands on video

There has been an unstoppable flow of great applications launching on Windows Phone 7 since last week, one of the highlights is the new official DC Comics application that was released today. The software is simply top notch and is a real joy to use (I didn’t experience any crashes unlike some people but this may be due to Mango..). The application was developer by ComiXology so I decided to grab the Android version to see if there was any major difference and surprisingly the WP7 version is smoother than the Android version running on the HTC Sensation unlike Angry Birds. Check out DC Comics on Windows Phone 7 in my video after the beak:

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