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Old February 16th, 2012, 10:06 AM   #2501 (permalink)
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I was skeptical when I downloaded it but it works! All my apps I have tried no longer have ads, including Angry Birds.
When I last tried this about a year ago it failed to work on my Desire - any improvements?

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Old February 16th, 2012, 10:10 AM   #2502 (permalink)
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I always pay for apps if an app has a paid version that does nothing but get rid of ads. I do like to support developers, but if they don't offer an ad free paid version I still don't want ads in my apps. I never click on ads if I do see them so they don't generate any money from me due to ads anyways....
Devs get ads per view as well. I forget the amounts but if you're screen is on and you're playing angry bird for 10 minutes, each ad that runs by generate $0.01 for the dev. If you click on it, they get additional pennies.
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Devs get ads per view as well. I forget the amounts but if you're screen is on and you're playing angry bird for 10 minutes, each ad that runs by generate $0.01 for the dev. If you click on it, they get additional pennies.
Even though I dont like ads, that sound pretry fair to me.
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On my small 3.2 screen ads do get in the way. For instance, in Angry Birds, some of the tall structures are obscured by ads. I hope the devs make all the money they can, but, I probably will continue to use Adfree until I get a larger phone.
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In some apps the adds are still there just invisible and you can still see the X to close the add so they still get viewed so to speak
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In some apps the adds a soil there just invisible and you can still see the X to close the add so they still get viewed so to speak
Whoa? What app does this? Very sneaky dev!!!
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Old February 16th, 2012, 02:51 PM   #2507 (permalink)
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Check out Torment Live wallpaper from Android Wax. It looks sick.
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Old February 17th, 2012, 08:18 AM   #2508 (permalink)
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I see it in words with friends and a few others
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Old February 17th, 2012, 08:27 AM   #2509 (permalink)
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I see it in words with friends and a few others
I don't use words with friends but I'm tempted to dl it to simply see what this looks like. Post the other apps if you remember them.

Are these more or less annoying than the banner ads?
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Devs get ads per view as well. I forget the amounts but if you're screen is on and you're playing angry bird for 10 minutes, each ad that runs by generate $0.01 for the dev. If you click on it, they get additional pennies.
Have not read regarding apps advertising but typically there is either pay per click and cost per thousand impressions in the internet advertising.
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I don't use words with friends but I'm tempted to dl it to simply see what this looks like. Post the other apps if you remember them.

Are these more or less annoying than the banner ads?
They are just annoying lol
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Well said, pat. And thank you, Roze!

My turn. (:

If you like to download music, there's an awesome app called Music Paradise. It's free with a current rating of 4.6, and it's super easy to learn. Fast downloads with great quality music. I downloaded 60 songs in nearly 30 minutes. Highly recommended!

Just curious, how much did you pay for the songs??
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My current fave is Sports Tracker, been using it for about a month and have logged quite a few miles already, really looking forward to the warmer weather now so I can really get some miles going

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I downloaded iPhone style and putting my applications into the folders

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Old February 22nd, 2012, 03:01 PM   #2515 (permalink)
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roze i have found out using addfree and Pandora create the same invisible adds as they do in Words with Friends
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Old February 22nd, 2012, 04:42 PM   #2516 (permalink)
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roze i have found out using addfree and Pandora create the same invisible adds as they do in Words with Friends
I don't remember there being any invisible ads in words with friends before I paid to remove them. I just remember the game wouldn't function at all without a modified host file for ad free so that it didn't block ads in words with friends. Maybe they have changed some things in words with friends since then...
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Galaxy Pack live wallpapers. So amazing looking and endless customization!

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Love this app, and the service.
Essentially, dar.fm (that's a website) is like a Tivo for radio. You need to set up a free account, and you can record any over the air radio show and listen to it later. It's free for one show at a time, and a charge for multi shows.
Download the app, and sign it - then download the recorded show to your phone. Sweet.
I live in Philly, and love a techno show called 'Delirium Drop' that is only on KUCI in California. The time difference messes me up if I listen to it live, but, like I said, this is like radio Tivo!
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some apps I like:

interval timer AD
What this does is let you set up an elaborate interval cardio workout. So you set the warmup time, then the intervals and rest periods which can be repeated x times and finally the cooldown. I use this while I'm on the exercycle and I just follow the beats.

Push-ups - chest exercises
I use this for calisthenics such as pushups, situps, etc. Obviously you don't have to use this just for pushups. Instead of counting minutes like the interval timer, now I count reps. It has a workout routine but you can create your own custom routines with x number of reps, y number of sets, amount of time per rep and the amount of rest time between sets. It's the closest thing to a boot camp in your phone!

Math Studio
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Memory trainer by Urbian
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Brain Age by Best Addictive
challenges your memory and arithmetical skills

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I get NOTHING under Math Studio Got another tag or link? TIA
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My new fav app is chomp
Just helping me to find worth apps and for free...
Also search is much better than in market, so i'm not wonder that Apple bought them... (
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OK here's a cool app that I just found. ********. Downloads youtube videos to your phone so you don't have to worry if the net is down. I found it on the market last night just right before they took it down but it's also on slideme.org
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OK here's a cool app that I just found. ********. Downloads youtube videos to your phone so you don't have to worry if the net is down. I found it on the market last night just right before they took it down but it's also on slideme.org
That is what I have used to download videos to use for live wallpapers. I didn't find it on the market though. I have it listed as one of my favorite apps in my favorite non market apps thread.
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Yeah it's amazing that I discovered this app just the other night right before they took it off Android Market. But then my father wanted it and I wondered what happened. I discovered it was on amazon, slideme and several other markets so I was able to get it for him.
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Discovered these apps
Ivona text to speech. I use the Amy voice

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.ivona.tts.voicebeta.eng.gbr.amy

Jeannie
Now give your new Amy voice a chance to speak
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I'm a big fan of XCom, Syndicate and Masters of Orion. I've tried all the Android DosBox emulators, and they were mostly too slow, unplayable, and left a lot to be desired. The other day, I discovered DosBox Turbo.

I've been able to play my XCom at full speed now, and on my ASUS Transformer, its the only DosBox that fully supports my trackpad and even External Mice. I even ran Turbo C++ on DosBox Turbo for fun.
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I like Nicole, but Amy's my 2nd choice. I wish Emma was available, it's by far the best. I keep switching between Jeannie and Speaktoit. Seems one works better than the other for somethings.


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Ivona text to speech. I use the Amy voice

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Jeannie
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Last night I asked jeannie what is the derivative of x squared and got 2 x. Thanks to some help from wolfram.
Then I asked "what is the stock price of IBM divided by the stock price of Dell." I chuckled to myself while I waited but it came up with the correct answer.
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I would be hopelessly lost without Wee Week Widget. It's the 2x2 calendar in the middle of my screen.

It is unlike any other calendar widget I've found in that it color codes events based on words it finds in the entry. For example: When it sees my boy's name, it uses blue. My girl is pink. "Doctor" or "dentist" is red. "Pay" is green. You set it up however you like. It is truly a full week at a glance.

The big problem is that the dev says it won't work with 3.0 or higher because it's not being supported. I'm hoping enough of you fine folks will try it and like it that the original developer or someone else will run with it. Frankly, this widget is so important to me that I won't take the ICS upgrade if it means losing it.

My only complaint is that the skin isn't very customizable and isn't great looking. That seems like a workable fix.

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I'm always tempted to use a Ad Block but it just feels so wrong. I'm using a great app by the dev for absolutely free instead of paying for it. The least I can do for the dev is allow him/her to get some money through ads.
Yes i agree with you. Developers scarifies lot of valuable time and knowledge for create those apps, and they give them free of charge. But i hate push ads.
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Last night I asked jeannie what is the derivative of x squared and got 2 x. Thanks to some help from wolfram.
Then I asked "what is the stock price of IBM divided by the stock price of Dell." I chuckled to myself while I waited but it came up with the correct answer.

I'm now reading that speaktoit is 'the app to get so it's also going on my list.
I remember playing with ELIZA back in the day. And then there was the whole aibo/pleo craze. I like the idea of 'training' an AI that could do more than roll over and fetch your slippers.

Update: I wanted to work on jeannie for at least a week before trying anything else. Unfortunately, when I told it to speak in chinese, it doesn't know English and I don't know chinese so I uninstalled it to start fresh. I decided to check out speaktoit and it was clearly subpar. Sam really is as dumb as she looks. The only good thing about it is that you can also type in your response. I dumped that and now back to a fresh and clean jeannie.

One cool thing about jeannie is that you can play an Akinator-like game with it except you can think up any thing. Jeannie is worth the fuss just for this game!
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“Constitution of the USA” by XIMAD is a very useful app especially now, as I want to know my rights and make the right choice.http://bit.ly/wbakR1
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smart keyboard app 1.5 mb themes paid only gets rid of a little thing saying to get rid of this get the paid version it cost 3 $ but i have the free

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Do you have a link to the Messenger App? I googled it but could not find any thing.
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Have you tried Slacker radio? Pandora isn't even installed on my phone anymore thanks to Slacker
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Have you tried Slacker radio? Pandora isn't even installed on my phone anymore thanks to Slacker
Jango is better than both. Free too.
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Ya its good but slacker is by far the better of them all imo.
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Not sure. When you install and it says you are now ad free, reboot your phone. That's what I had to do and the ads magically disappeared.
It did not blocked market links which are in form of ads in few apps, but it did blocked the advertisement. it it working the same way for you?
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My new favorite launcher - Nova Launcher (only works on ICS)
just wanted to jump in here and say that Go launcher Pro does all these same things and it works on GB. thanks guys
btw "Go" apps are my fave apps right now
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it basically puts a gesture bar at the bottom of ur screen that you can customize the size of(when i first downloaded i was so mad cuz it was huge and covered up all my docking bar..but you can make it smaller..mine works perfect now)
basically gestures control menu,home,and back buttons...you can add more with the paid version...havent done that yet but its on the list of things to do..let me know if this is a kewl app for you guys as well..ps this one was gotten of SlideME market...but still awesome...i dont know if its in google market yet? also would be something worth knowing
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Note: most of these apps are free, at least for their basic versions (which are themselves very functional). Have at it!

App access

Circle launcher - I keep this on my home screen for all of the apps that I might like to keep close at hand. Very attractive and highly functional.
SwipePad - Set up a hotspot on your screen and you can call up a grid of 12 apps to access from anywhere on your phone. There are several paid-for extras (for example to expand the number of apps on the grid from 12), of which I've only bought the AppLauncher, which lets you appoint the app drawer from one of the grid spots.

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Airdroid - Many others have talked about it and it is a great app. Essentially performs a similar role to Samsung's "Kies Air", which lets you control various of your phone's functions from your computer over the wi-fi network.
aTimer - A grid of 15 configurable timers and stopwatches. You can label each individually too, if you like.

Calendar
aCalendar - A nice, clean and well-laid-out calendar app. I now use it in preference to HTC's built-in one. The developer seems to have put a lot continued work and thought into improving it.

Search
CloudMagic - A centralised search function to trawl through your Google and Twitter accounts. It works well, but doesn't support as many different account types as Greplin (but Greplin doesn't have an android app).
Evi - The best natural-language voice search app (think Siri-alike) I've used so far on Android. It had some initial server connection issues, but they have now been fixed. It doesn't perform voice actions, but it's worth a look.
Google Gesture Search -Allows you to search your phone for contacts, apps or bookmarks by drawing figures on the screen. You can activate it by turning the phone over and back again (although this drains the battery faster).

Location
Glympse - Location sharing done right. Share your location for a user-determined period of time or until you reach a set destination. Your location can be sent out to phone numbers, email addresses and even Facebook. Highly recommended.

Camera/gallery
Actionsnap - Lets you turn your phone into one of those Lomography cameras with multiple lenses that puts multiple images on the same frame. It makes for some pretty cool effects.
Pano - A great app for making panoramas - the stitching on this is excellent. My Sensation hasn't got an upgrade to ICS yet, so I don't know how this compares to the stock panorama utility on Android 4.0
Photo Calendar - I find scrolling through all of my photos to find the most recent ones annoying, so this organises your shots by day. Very useful and well presented.

Media
ReadItLater - I send so many things from either my Twitter feed or Google Reader to this. It saves article-style pages to your phone and to their website (which also has Firefox and Chrome add-ons available, so you can sync a bunch of different pages for later reading easily). It cleans up the layout, removes ads and gives you just what you want. Pretty much perfect.
Spool - Similar to ReaditLater (above), but for richer media like videos, etc. Not as fast, for obvious reasons, and the layout work isn't quite as good. However, the app is relatively new and they're still working on it, so it's worth a try.
Sensor Music Player - It allows you to use various of your phone's sensors to control your music's playback. Extremely cool.
Youtube Remote - Lets you control your Youtube viewing on your laptop or other screen from your phone or tablet.
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Just wanted to mention that my favorite calendar app, Business Calendar, is 0.49 on the new Play Store at the moment. You can try this link, but on mine it shows purchased, so I'm not sure how it will work.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mikado.bizcalpro&feature=related_apps#? t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEwOSwibWlrYWRvLmJpemNhbHBybyJd
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Just wanted to mention that my favorite calendar app, Business Calendar, is 0.49 on the new Play Store at the moment. You can try this link, but on mine it shows purchased, so I'm not sure how it will work.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mikado.bizcalpro&feature=related_apps#? t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEwOSwibWlrYWRvLmJpemNhbHBybyJd
Yes! Business Calendar is my most used app! Paid full price 2months back.. Wish I waited till today! This is a sweet deal! Thanks for alerting us!
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Just a few more of my favorites. I am definitely a file manager and information junky, so for those who are in the same boat:

X-plore File Manager. There are several file managers I like and everyone has their favorites, but this had definitely become my favorite and I'm still learning things it will do. This is a dual pane file manager. I have the Rezound and I have the internal SD card showing on one pane, and the external SD on the other. I just finger flip from one pane to the other to view them, or use the different functions and I don't think there are any functions it doesn't have. The operation buttons are in the middle between panes and you can configure them however you want. I'm stock and not rooted, but it looks like it would be very handy for those who are rooted. I haven't found anything I can't do with this and I'll be interested in comments from others who try it. No, I'm not the developer, I just really like this file manager and don't remember seeing it mentioned before. It's free, but I'd pay to have it.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lonelycatgames.Xplore&feature=searc h_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5sb25lbHljYXRnYW 1lcy5YcGxvcmUiXQ..

System Panel App/Task Manager
. Turn it on and you can let it run for a few hours, or days if you really want to know what's accessing your processor and using your battery. While turned on, it seems to use very little of my phone's resources itself and some of the info I got was surprising. I only use it occasionally now, usually after installing new apps to check on them. I'm linking the free version, but as usual, I pay for apps I like to support the developers and the paid version of this is $2.99. Well worth it if you're another info junky.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nextapp.systempanel&feature=search_resu lt#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsIm5leHRhcHAuc3lzdGVtcGFuZWwi XQ..

Just decided to throw this file manger in since it's by the developer of System Panel.
FX File Explorer. It's still in Beta, but definitely shows a lot of promise if you'd like to check it out.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nextapp.fx&feature=more_from_developer# ?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEwMiwibmV4dGFwcC5meCJd

AppXplore. This is by Sony Ericsson Developer World and will tell you more than you ever wanted to know about your individual apps. I'm sure there are other apps that will probably give you this info, but this one doesn't try to do everything, or anything other than give you a lot of info about the apps you have on your phone.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sonyericsson.androidapp.AppExplore# ?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDUwMSwiY29tLnNvbnllcmljc3Nvbi5hbmR yb2lkYXBwLkFwcEV4cGxvcmUiXQ..

That's the last of the Information category for now. These next few are among my daily favorites.

Listables. This has many uses and I use this all of the time. Want to make a QR code of just about anything on your phone? This is your app. Share one, or all contacts, songs, or whatever you want with others. I use it frequently just to back up about everything on my phone and email it to myself for a quick re-instal if I do a factory reset. This is the free version, but the $2.00 donation is a bargain.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alostpacket.listables&feature=searc h_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5hbG9zdHBhY2tldC 5saXN0YWJsZXMiXQ..

While you're at it, check out Pocket Permissions by the same developer. This gives a good explanation of the different permissions if you're interested in learning about them. It does a few other things also, but the information about permissions alone is worth the $1.99 and will help support this developer.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alostpacket.pocketpermissions&featu re=more_from_developer#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEwMiwiY29t LmFsb3N0cGFja2V0LnBvY2tldHBlcm1pc3Npb25zIl0.

Any.DO. I've had a lot of to do apps, and this one has become my favorite. Seems simple and easy to use, but does much more than I originally thought. I've tried to explain some of what it will do, but it does so much it's hard to give a short description. It is now my one stop, go to app for everything from my grocery list to appointment reminders. It will also pop up a phone notification if you want it to.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.anydo&feature=search_result#?t=W251 bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5hbnlkbyJd

aCalendar. This calendar was definitely mentioned earlier and although Business Calendar is my favorite, I do use aCalendar because it has the best week view I've seen. It's still a work in progress, but it has been getting frequent updates and improvements, so I'll give it another plug. Sorry, I don't remember who originally posted this, but thanks.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.withouthat.acalendar&feature=search _result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsIm9yZy53aXRob3V0aGF0LmF jYWxlbmRhciJd

Sorry, I'm sure that probably some, or all of these have been mentioned before, but they're all worth another mention.
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Just a few more of my favorites. I am definitely a file manager and information junky, so for those who are in the same boat:

X-plore File Manager. There are several file managers I like and everyone has their favorites, but this had definitely become my favorite and I'm still learning things it will do. This is a dual pane file manager. I have the Rezound and I have the internal SD card showing on one pane, and the external SD on the other. I just finger flip from one pane to the other to view them, or use the different functions and I don't think there are any functions it doesn't have. The operation buttons are in the middle between panes and you can configure them however you want. I'm stock and not rooted, but it looks like it would be very handy for those who are rooted. I haven't found anything I can't do with this and I'll be interested in comments from others who try it. No, I'm not the developer, I just really like this file manager and don't remember seeing it mentioned before. It's free, but I'd pay to have it.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lonelycatgames.Xplore&feature=searc h_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5sb25lbHljYXRnYW 1lcy5YcGxvcmUiXQ..

System Panel App/Task Manager
. Turn it on and you can let it run for a few hours, or days if you really want to know what's accessing your processor and using your battery. While turned on, it seems to use very little of my phone's resources itself and some of the info I got was surprising. I only use it occasionally now, usually after installing new apps to check on them. I'm linking the free version, but as usual, I pay for apps I like to support the developers and the paid version of this is $2.99. Well worth it if you're another info junky.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nextapp.systempanel&feature=search_resu lt#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsIm5leHRhcHAuc3lzdGVtcGFuZWwi XQ..

Just decided to throw this file manger in since it's by the developer of System Panel.
FX File Explorer. It's still in Beta, but definitely shows a lot of promise if you'd like to check it out.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nextapp.fx&feature=more_from_developer# ?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEwMiwibmV4dGFwcC5meCJd

AppXplore. This is by Sony Ericsson Developer World and will tell you more than you ever wanted to know about your individual apps. I'm sure there are other apps that will probably give you this info, but this one doesn't try to do everything, or anything other than give you a lot of info about the apps you have on your phone.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sonyericsson.androidapp.AppExplore# ?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDUwMSwiY29tLnNvbnllcmljc3Nvbi5hbmR yb2lkYXBwLkFwcEV4cGxvcmUiXQ..

That's the last of the Information category for now. These next few are among my daily favorites.

Listables. This has many uses and I use this all of the time. Want to make a QR code of just about anything on your phone? This is your app. Share one, or all contacts, songs, or whatever you want with others. I use it frequently just to back up about everything on my phone and email it to myself for a quick re-instal if I do a factory reset. This is the free version, but the $2.00 donation is a bargain.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alostpacket.listables&feature=searc h_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5hbG9zdHBhY2tldC 5saXN0YWJsZXMiXQ..

While you're at it, check out Pocket Permissions by the same developer. This gives a good explanation of the different permissions if you're interested in learning about them. It does a few other things also, but the information about permissions alone is worth the $1.99 and will help support this developer.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alostpacket.pocketpermissions&featu re=more_from_developer#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEwMiwiY29t LmFsb3N0cGFja2V0LnBvY2tldHBlcm1pc3Npb25zIl0.

Any.DO. I've had a lot of to do apps, and this one has become my favorite. Seems simple and easy to use, but does much more than I originally thought. I've tried to explain some of what it will do, but it does so much it's hard to give a short description. It is now my one stop, go to app for everything from my grocery list to appointment reminders. It will also pop up a phone notification if you want it to.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.anydo&feature=search_result#?t=W251 bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5hbnlkbyJd

aCalendar. This calendar was definitely mentioned earlier and although Business Calendar is my favorite, I do use aCalendar because it has the best week view I've seen. It's still a work in progress, but it has been getting frequent updates and improvements, so I'll give it another plug. Sorry, I don't remember who originally posted this, but thanks.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.withouthat.acalendar&feature=search _result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsIm9yZy53aXRob3V0aGF0LmF jYWxlbmRhciJd

Sorry, I'm sure that probably some, or all of these have been mentioned before, but they're all worth another mention.
Any.Do and aCalendar are both great - I use them extensively. I'll check out SystemPanel; I could do with seeing exactly what drains my battery.
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I've started using Simple Calendar Widget, as my primary calendar app (I use aCalendar) doesn't have a 4x1 widget. This widget looks great, is relatively customisable and, as if that weren't enough, it lets you link to your replacement calendar. That's such a helpful feature for me, as the HTC calendar is so much heavier than aCalendar.

Highly recommended.
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I found my new favourite... MiKandi. Don't ask me what it is! Google it. It's not in the Market... I mean Google Play
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