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  1. pals

    pals Member This Topic's Starter

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    I really miss a few apps I had on my iPhone:

    1) What's On...(it took me a while to find a good app on my Eris, Tv Guide for the US

    2) Wikipedia...I searched for this and never found anything

    3) Dictionary....it was a simple dictionary and thesaurus app. Any suggestions for a replacement?

    4) AllRecipes...I could not find one decent recipe app out there...PLEASE are there any I might have missed?

    5) Epicurious

    Are there any other good apps I'm missing? Please suggest some to me.

    Here's the list of apps I've already downloaded:

    AK Notepad
    Amazon
    AppManager
    Barcode Scanner
    BBCNews
    CameraZOOM
    CardioTrainer
    DolphinBrowser
    E!Online
    Facebook (which SUCKS compared to the iPhone version! Very disappointing!)
    Handcent
    Huff Post
    Kayak
    Listen
    Meebo
    Movies
    NPR
    Pandora
    Pkt Auctions
    Places Directory
    Shazam
    ShopSavvy
    TV-Guide
    Usa Today
    WaveSecure Beta
    Weather Bug
    Wells Fargo
    What's for Dinner (terrible, terrible, terrible)
    WorkItOut
    Yelp
     

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  2. andrew8806

    andrew8806 Well-Known Member

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    1. Does your cable or satellite provider not offer TV guides? lol

    2. Just create a shortcut on your home screen to Wikipedia.

    3. AndroLib Dictionary

    4. AndroLib Recipes

    5. SOL
     
  3. Pitamakan

    Pitamakan Well-Known Member

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    lilroot Well-Known Member

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    Search Market for:

    For Wikipedia search - 'Wikimobile'

    For Recipes search - 'Healthy Recipes'

    For TV-Guide search - 'TV-Guide USA'
     
  5. DDustiNN

    DDustiNN Well-Known Member

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    I've been wanting something like UrbanSpoon... any luck? My cousin showed me that on his iPhone and I thought it was pretty sweet...
     
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    OfTheDamned The Friendly Undead VIP Member

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    I actually contacted them right after getting my phone and they said it is in the works. I recommend everyone that wants this app on Android fill this out and let them know. The more people that want it, the faster they will work (in theory of course).
     
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    Haywire Well-Known Member

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    What about mark the spot? You know... whe
    re you mark where you had a call drop. . I miss fb and that's it
     
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    DDustiNN Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, and done! :D
     
  9. falltime

    falltime Well-Known Member

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    itunes or some other "app" that allows for easy syncing of music, video and podcasts - double twist blows!
     
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    1. Plink - just because it is so cool. Aim your camera at a work of art/famous painting and snap pic and it tell you who painted it and the name and all kinds of info

    2. Evernote - really cool for taking notes, keeping track of bottles of wine, etc that you want to check out later...just snap a pic and jot done some details. Snap a pic of invoices, etc. Can also be accessed on your computer.

    3. fb reader - for reading ebooks
    4. iskoot - for skype
    5. photoshop.com for mobile
    6. twitroid - for twitter
    7. bloo - a decent fb app
    8. QueueMan - for netflix queue
    9. sports tap
    10. Easy Shopping - for quick grocery shopping lists

    I am looking for a good montly budget apps. I have downloaded a couple but they are too complicated. Just wants something simple.
     
  11. pals

    pals Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks for all the tips!

    So what is the best way to use skype on your cell? I just paid for a subscription and online number, and when I tried to use the skype app I think it used my minutes. Can people call your online number and reach you on your cell? Does that use data or minutes? I know that some people have mentioned Fring, iSkoot, etc...which app is the best? I want to use a lot less minutes.
     
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    Pitamakan Well-Known Member

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    Agreed that Plink is lots and lots of fun. Most of the time, though, it's attempts to identify art are so far off base as to be hilarious. :)
     
  13. falltime

    falltime Well-Known Member

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    #1 missing app - pocket tunes
    #2 - NY Times reader
    #3 - Slingbox
    #4 - Kindle
     
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