Flipboard, Instagram coming to Windows Phone (finally)
Vine, Flipboard, and Instagram, among others, will help bolster the Windows Phone app store.
Tuesday at Android -- Flipboard, Instagram, and Vine -- are at last coming to Windows Phone., Nokia announced that a few of the most popular apps from iOS and
In total, Nokia showed off 23 new apps that are coming to Windows Phone. Those include photo social network, social news magazine app , Twitter-owned video app , and video editor . The Windows Phone app store will also get several new games, such as , My Talking Tom, and .
Until now, those with a Windows Phone device had to rely onto get their and fixes.
The app news coincides with Nokia launching six new devices: Two 6-inch phablets called the tablet, the , and three budget phones for emerging markets, the .and , Nokia's first
Not all of the new apps will hit the Windows Phone Store at the same time. Flipboard will launch first with the Windows 8.1 RT and will come to Lumia smartphones in the next few months. Both Instagram and Vine will hit the Windows Phone Store in the next few weeks, so keep your eyes out for them. The Asha devices, which run on the Asha operating system instead of Windows Phone, are also getting new apps, including messaging service WhatsApp, ESPN Hub, Photofunia, PicFeed, and PicTag.on
At the, Nokia also highlighted a few applications that are coming to Windows 8.1 RT, the operating system that's running on the 2520. Among the new apps are video app SlingPlayer, Flipboard, and sports app Goal.com. New games coming to Windows 8.1 RT include Rayman Fiesta Run, Rabbids Big Bang, FIFA 14, Asphalt 8: Airborne, and Dragon's Adventure.