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  1. belda2010

    belda2010 Member

    Hey, I am new to this. I am getting a Sony xperia x10. I have never used android before I am looking for some advice on some good apps. What are the top apps out there?

    Thank you in Advance

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  2. crazydip

    crazydip Active Member

  3. rsarno

    rsarno Thank Me, Im Irish! VIP Member

    My current favs are

    LauncherPro
    I go into preferences and change my dock to "Froyo Wide" then change all icons so they are in color. I also limit to 3 homescreens (all i need). Then i go into general settings under Hidden Apps, and i hide all the nonsense i will never even use, but cant/wont uninstall. Then i increase the speed of everything to max, so it snaps
    LauncherPro - Android app on AppBrain


    PowerAmp
    Great 2 week trial, then i think $5? Best money i have spent! I love this as a replacement to the stock music app.
    PowerAMP Music Player (Trial) - Android app on AppBrain


    Oh!Pics (NSFW!!)
    One of those sexy girl apps, but this one is pretty decent! Lets you zoom in or save. Also if there are 15 pics of one girl, you can hit the BACKWARD button to skip right to the good stuff hehe.
    AppBrain - Android app content warning


    NewsRob
    Great reader for google reader. I know they have their own reader now, but im so used to this one! Allows full offline syncing, great for me since i read most underground in the subway. Also can sync once every 6 hours or something to save battery, and only when on wifi
    NewsRob (Google Reader / RSS) - Android app on AppBrain


    Touch Pool 2D
    Not the best game, but it kills time.
    Touch Pool 2D Lite - Android app on AppBrain


    Gem Miner; Dig Deeper
    Addicting game where you dig through a cave to find gems! Discovering new sections of the cave as you go. Risk running out of breath, or having rocks fall on you if you dont put a post under them quick enough. Free version also available
    Gem Miner - Android app on AppBrain


    AppInstaller
    Drop an APK anywhere on your sdcard, and run this app .. it will find it and give you options to install it! Simple, functional, and free!
    appInstaller(Christmas) - Android app on AppBrain


    BatteryLeft
    I love the widget, and info you get when clicking on it. Best i have used, and from what i can tell it is not using any energy of its own
    Battery Left Widget - Android app on AppBrain


    Flashlight
    I made fun of them for adding such a stupid app onto the phone, but i must say this thing has saved my ass multiple times!!


    Mangler
    Anyone play warcraft, or other games where people talk on Ventrilo? This app makes it easy to connect and talk from your phone. Awesome!
    Mangler - Android app on AppBrain


    ScoreMobile
    I actually hate sports, and dont follow a single thing. All my friends make fun of me .. but once in a while ill pop this open and start spitting out facts, scores, details, etc ... and they are all like WTF?? haha ... very accurate, and easy to use
    ScoreMobile for Android - Android app on AppBrain


    screenshot
    Easy to use, and free! Open it and activate it, shake phone to take Screenshot!
    screenshot - Android app on AppBrain


    SMS Backup & Restore
    Got sick of losing all my txts when changing ROM's, this little app made it a breeze to restore every last one of them in a heartbeat!
    SMS Backup & Restore - Android app on AppBrain


    Smart Keyboard Pro
    I love the Android keyboard it offers, with no "ALT KEYS" on top of each key. This makes a beautiful keyboard.
    Smart Keyboard PRO - Android app on AppBrain


    Handcent SMS
    Im not a fan of the stock look of SMS on the Android. With Handcent it allows me to give it that "bubble" look similar to the iphone, but then customize it even more. And i cannot believe its free!
    Handcent SMS - Android app on AppBrain


    Y5
    Uses no battery. Manages my wifi for me! Remembers wifi locations against cell towers, and knows when to turn on/off my wifi without me even thinking about it
    Y5 - Battery Saver - Android app on AppBrain


    JuiceDefender Beta
    I bought the pro version, but i like the Beta version better! Just install it, enable it, and dont touch a single setting! It always seems to make a HUGE impact on my battery life.
    JuiceDefender beta - Android app on AppBrain
  4. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum Moderator

  5. I also love ScoreMobile because I am a sports junkie. I also love the NFL Mobile app, along with TuneIn Radio and doubleTwist media player.
  6. takeshi

    takeshi Well-Known Member

    Check Appbrain and read this very subforum. If you really want them there are plenty of app recommendation and top apps threads.
  7. judge_droid

    judge_droid Active Member

    Colornote is my favorite app for taking notes and creating check lists.
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