Nokia, Microsoft announce Ramadan apps

Tools now available to help observance of Holy Month

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Nokia, Microsoft announce Ramadan apps Nokia has announced a range of apps available from Windows Store that are designed to help with observance of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
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By  Stephen McBride Published  July 10, 2013

Nokia and Microsoft have jointly announced the availability of a variety of new Ramadan apps this season for the Windows Phone 8 platform. The new applications can now be downloaded directly from the Windows Phone Store.

GALLERY: Windows Store Ramadan apps

"Developers in the region are very enthusiastic [about] the opportunities Ramadan apps offer on the Nokia Lumia smartphones with Windows Phone 8 as they constitute a unique economy within the Middle East app ecosystem," said Ahmed Arab, app marketing manager, Nokia Middle East and North Africa.

"There has been a significant increase in this category and we are pleased to announce the availability of some of the most innovative applications relevant for this Ramadan season."

 "This Ramadan, Nokia Lumia users will now have easy access to many of the cherished experiences that Muslims like to be close to, and keep them connected to Ramadan," said Michael Mansour, developer platform and technology lead at Microsoft Gulf.

"Developers from the region have added various Islamic apps that would let users celebrate this Ramadan with renewed religious fervour and offer Ramadan-specific activities with greater ease and conviction. We are committed to providing Windows phone users with access to innovative applications for seamless experiences on the Windows 8 platform."

GALLERY: Windows Store Ramadan apps

This year's top new Nokia Windows Phone 8 Ramadan applications include Ramadan Kareem, Quran Mojawed, Muslim Prayers, Essential Duas, and also Zomato, which features a special Iftar and Suhoor section on its website.

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