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Best Apps You Won't Find In Market


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  1. JerseyDROID

    JerseyDROID Member This Topic's Starter

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    Hello everyone,

    This is my first thread (and i have done a search prior to posting) and recently upon finding out that the great app I Music was not in the android market, left me wondering. What else am i missing out on?

    What are the best apps you have come across that just arent on the android market. I Music is great and clearly a well known, safe app. So i'm looking for things along the same lines. Safe, trusted apps that just arent in plain sight on the market. Of course it doesnt have to be music or media related.

    Just to let everyone know, I'm using the HTC EVO. and love it. Thanks for reading
     

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  2. Vakman

    Vakman Well-Known Member

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    Swype I guess is the only one that comes to mind right now. But you need to be in the Beta or find the correct APK for your device.
     
  3. Rob_A

    Rob_A Well-Known Member

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    not sure if games count. But the games on Gamelofts site are decent that they aren't offered in the market.

    I think http://slideme.org/ offers an app for their "non Google Market" marketplace.
     
  4. JerseyDROID

    JerseyDROID Member This Topic's Starter

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    Nice, very nice. Games def count. Im basically just looking for anything you wouldnt come across on the market. ie apps, widgets, games.

    I was looking at swype the day i bought the phone, mainly because i was so used to having the slide out qwerty on my touch pro and i remeber seeing something about that being one of the only features the samsung galaxy has that the evo didnt. after a day of getting used to the touch screen qwerty, i decided i liked it a lot and at times i can actually type faster than a regular slide out qwerty.

    Gamesloft makes some awesome stuff. that 3d assasin's creed is just awesome. purely awesome.

    good stuff guys. keep it coming and thank you!
     
  5. Ally305

    Ally305 Well-Known Member

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    I loved iMusic and it stopped working on my Droid and then I searched it and it was gone! I will be downloading it somewhere else now. Thanks for mentioning it,I was using mp3 download which is not as good as iMusic.
     
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  6. JerseyDROID

    JerseyDROID Member This Topic's Starter

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    yea i music is the shizzo. i got it right from the source (i believe).

    Go to www.greencode.me

    I went on my desktop and used barcode scanner to scan the QR code they have. worked like a charm and i was on imusic searching and downloadin in about 1 minute.
     
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    Just downloaded imusic. Thanks for the link! Has anyone paid to have the full version unlocked? Are the search results more accurate? Sell me. Also, any other good non-market apps?
     
  8. The K-Zoo Kid

    The K-Zoo Kid Well-Known Member

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    this could turn into a good thread..
     
  9. Hitmanthe3rd

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    Yeah the Gameloft Stuff doesnt like to work on My DInc. Iv tried NOVA and Dungeon Hunter. My two favorites :(. But I cant text anymore without Swype. When I moved over to Froyo I made sure I had Swype or I wasnt moving!
     
  10. nomarsgirl

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    Is there an app that will decide what to cook for dinner, shop for the ingredients and prepare it? That's what I need right now.
     
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  14. Jason71

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    tasker is now on the market but If you go to the devs site its cheaper and comes with 14 day trial which is good becasue its not the sort of App you can get to grips with in 24 ( soon to be 48) hours

    Tasker for Android
     
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    Care to review it? what does it do? Pro's and Con's?
     
  16. MaxOmus

    MaxOmus Well-Known Member

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    As for apps not currently in the market, well you just have to keep up with the boards & blogs to see whats out there. You will notice alot of apps stay in beta for awhile before making it to the market. Oh yeah & you will find a tons of great apps over at XDA that you wont see in the market, that's actually probably the best place to have a look around.
    As far as Market alternatives, there are quite a few of those as well, I will post a few links for starters:

    SlideME | Android Community and Application Marketplace DL link: http://SlideME.org/sam2.apk

    Leaf Open Market DL link: http://www.leaf.co.za/openmarket

    AndAppStore : New Releases DL link: AndAppStore : AndAppStore Client

    Android Tapp. Android App Reviews, Android Apps, News, Ratings, Interviews and Showcase


    Additionally, Android App stores:

    AndAppStore : AndAppStore Client

    That should be a good enough start to keep you busy for a bit...
     
  17. mg4android

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    Amazon MP3 store....allows you to get music directly to your phone.
     
  18. Marc Wonderland

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    I am kind of confused. To get these non market apps does your phone have to be rooted? I have a MyTouch 3G, does anybody know if these apps are compatible with this phone?
     
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    RJDJ is a good one. You put on your headphones and it plays a soothing song while the mic picks up the surrounding noises and distorts them. It's really trippy! It only has one scene though. The iPhone app has a ton though
     
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    Generally no, you don't have to be rooted unless the app specifically says you do. You just download the APK file from wherever and make sure your phone is set to allow non-market installs, then install it with Astro file manager or some app installer.
     
  21. Marc Wonderland

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    Thanks for the info. I may have to try some of these then!
     
  22. Crodley

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    Went to the RJDJ website and couldn't find a way to install it on the Android platform...do you have a link to an apk?

    Edit: Never mind found it myself here: http://more.rjdj.me/hack/labs/

    Right click the download link and make sure you add an .apk to the name of the file.
     
  23. Marc Wonderland

    Marc Wonderland Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info. Currently the MyTouch 3G is only on 1.6. I am at work so I cannot check thee sites out. Do these sites show what version of the OS they are compatible with?
     
  24. mehras1991

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    thanks to Rob_A for that great site (slideme.org)
    do you know anywebsite for more theme & widget?
    I couldn't find that much in this website
     
  25. xx DROiD ERiS xx

    xx DROiD ERiS xx Well-Known Member

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    music junk from slideme.org is a beast music search engine
     

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