App of the Week: Keep up with that jolly ol’ elf this Christmas with NORAD Tracks Santa apps

The wait for Santa Claus is a holiday tradition for children all around the world, and NORAD Tracks Santa keeps them updated on Rudolph and the gang’s sleigh ride worldwide starting Christmas Eve.

Up until then, it gives a countdown to Christmas that includes details about NORAD (the North American Aerospace Defense Command) and its mission. Oh, and there are lots of fun holiday extras too, including videos, music and games.

With Live Tiles, you can view the countdown on your Start screen – then once Santa’s sleigh is in motion, pinpoint his current location, where he’s headed next and how many presents he’s delivered. The wait is almost as much fun as the big day itself with the touch-friendly NORAD Tracks Santa app.

Get it today from the Windows and Windows Phone Stores!

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Jeff Meisner
Microsoft News Center Staff