Pinterest disappoints, merely a shell over the web site

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You have to wonder why Pinterest, now arrived in the Store, is labelled 'beta' when there's absolutely nothing to test. It's simply a shell over the existing Pinterest mobile-friendly web site. OK, here's a bit of beta feedback for the team: WRITE A PROPER APPLICATION! Really. Rafe called this out on today's podcast and he's right, this is a zero effort 'app' from a major league web service, and the platform deserves so much better...

Ploughing on regardless, from the Store description:

Pinterest is a tool to help you discover and plan things you want to do. When you find something that looks interesting, just Pin it! Pins are visual bookmarks that you organize and share the way you want.

With Pinterest you can:
• Plan projects—home remodels, car restorations, garden redesigns and other DIYs
• Dream up your next trip—outdoor adventures, road trips with friends, family outings and exotic vacations
• Collect your favorite things—illustrations, tattoo ideas, hilarious quotes, tech gadgetry and inspiring art and architecture
• Save great ideas—articles to read, movies to watch, gifts to buy, fashion and beauty how-tos, food and recipes to cook, fitness tips and lifehacks
• Get organized for a party—wedding decor, birthday themes, costume ideas and game day menus

It works, but then so does the web site, there's very little point in this wizard-made 'app'. For the sake of completeness, some stock screenshots:


If you're determined to have the web site packaged in an icon in your app list then you can grab this here.

Source / Credit: Windows Phone Store