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Wikipedia app wins Microsoft’s Windows Phone Next App Star competition

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Microsoft has been touting its Windows Phone Next App Star competition for a few weeks now and the company has finally selected a winner in the contest.

The winner? Wikipedia app for Windows Phone 8! “An app star is born. After three weeks and more than 600,000 votes, Rudy Huyn of Renne, France and his highly-rated Wikipedia app has won our Windows Phone Next App Star competition, edging out the photography app ProShot from Roseville, Calif-based Eddie Kezel,” Microsoft stated in an official blog post.

The Wikipedia app has nearly 8,000 reviews and a perfect five-star rating. This app has also earned a spot in a future primetime Windows Phone TV commercial, as part of the prize for winning the competition.

If you have a Windows Phone device and do not have the Wikipedia app installed, hit the download link below to snag it!

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