7 Must-Have Apps For Windows Phone 8

Network Dashboard

Toggling device radios when not in use is a great way to conserve battery life. But Windows Phone buries Wi-Fi and other radio controls under several layers of finger-flips. Bringing them to the (ahem) surface is Network Dashboard, a 99-cent app that turns tiles into radio on-off switches. It works with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and carrier radios but not others such as with GPS or NFC.

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