iHeartRadio and Redbox Windows Phone 8 apps released

Last week, a number of new apps for Windows Phone 8 made their debut in the store, including ABC News, Walgreens and more. Now, two more major apps are available for Windows Phone 8 users and both of them make it easy to find some entertainment options.

The Windows Phone blog reveals that one of the apps is for Redbox. Yes, that red machine that sits outside a bunch of grocery stores, pharmacies and gas stations can now be accessed by a Windows Phone 8 app. Users can find their nearest Redbox kiosk and, once that's accomplished, they can go ahead and reserve any DVD, Blu-ray or console disc game that machine has inside for pick up later.

The other new app is iHeartRadio, which gives users a way to find music via streaming radio stations. The app has access to over 1,500 stations all over the US, but if none of them are to your liking, you can create a custom online playlist from the app's 15 million songs. The iHeartRadio app also lets users pin their favorite Internet stations to the Windows Phone 8 Start screen, along with a sleep time, a universal search and more.

Source: Microsoft | Images via Redbox and iHeartRadio

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