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Old December 14th, 2012, 10:04 AM   #35 (permalink)
Methos1979
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I have had no problems with Zedge.
I just installed Scanner Radio and did not notice any 'extra' battery drain. I'm also used to streaming music 8 hours a day though and have a RAZR MAXX HD as well as unlimited data, so I don't care much about those things!

As for programs to stay away from:

Hidden Eye Plus was a waste of money. I tried the free version and it seemed to work pretty well so I bought the paid version which added features that I wanted. The paid program did not work at all. The Devs answered a couple emails trying to help but when those things did not work they stopped answering my emails and the program still does not work on my phone.

Last week I installed Go SMS Pro and it seemed to work pretty well but then about a half hour later after not using the program at all I pulled my phone out of my pocket and it was wicked HOT! Since the only thing I had done was install Go SMS and try it out, I uninstalled and the phone cooled down. I'm not sure what the problem was, but I didn't like the program enough over the stock Texting program to try to figure it out!

I also had dowloaded and ran for way too long a couple anti-virus apps. They work well but they are totally unnecessary as long as you get all your apps from Google Play, which I do.
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