What is your favorite/recommended app for Nexus One owners?


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  1. Fastmhz

    Fastmhz Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I thought this would be a good idea to make this a sticky thread and to see what are your favorite or recommended app. I'll begin..

    Handcent SMS - Text message program (better than the stock one IMO)
    Meebo IM - AIM Messenger without ads!
    USA Today - Love this paper!
    i Music - Download MP3s to your phone!
    My Account - Check your T-Mobile account status (minutes & text usage)
    SportsTap - Check sport scores
    Movies - Great for movie times and ratings!
    Yelp - Check reviews and ratings of a restaurant you are not familiar with
    Visual Voicemail - View your voicemail visually without having to call your voicemail.
    BatteryLife - See you battery percentage
    ColorDict - Gotta have the dictionary for school!
    Shazam - Identify music you are not aware of
    Ringdriod - Great for cropping your music into a ringtone
    ASTRO - Program to look through your files like Windows Explorer
    Calendar Widget 2 - Nice icon to know what today's date is
     

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  2. System6

    System6 Well-Known Member

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    Handcent, easily
    Pandora
    Bloo
    FeedR
    Advance task killer (paid version)
    Age of conquest
    Volumecontrol
    photovault/videovault
    Smart keyboard (although it needs a lot more features...it's still brand new)
     
  3. g_patrick15

    g_patrick15 Well-Known Member

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    When I tried HAndcent on the G1 I found it far worse than chomp. That's changed? And the first app I'll download will probably be SMS Popup
     
  4. System6

    System6 Well-Known Member

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    Chomp is old news. Its cool, but handcent offers more custimization, more options, and mms and file attatchment options right inside the app.

    I used to love chompe, but it took me like 2 days to get used to it and i've never looked back.
     
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    double post
     
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    afine1 Well-Known Member

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    Visual voicemail? From what I know T-Mobile visual voicemail does not work on the nexus yet. Are you referring to Google voice?

    I do love imusic and handcent. And don't forget dolphin browser. I don't know what I would do without it.
     
  7. Fastmhz

    Fastmhz Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Yes, I am using visual voicemail not Google Voice. Login to your Tmobile account and change your phone to the HTC Touch Pro 2. Go to Manage then Plan and Services. Go to Other and add Visual Voicemail!
     
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    Air Force One Well-Known Member

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    Slacker Free Radio (The Best IMO)
    Earth Live Wallpaper (by unixseb)
    Traffic Cams-local city cameras (by Sammysoft)
    Linpack for Android-Benchmark Test app (by GreeneComputing)
    Tipped Off-Tip Calculator (by Kent Broadbent)
    Keeper Password and Data Vault-Password Keeper (by Callpod Inc.)
    Chess for Android (by aart Bik)
    Bezier Live Wallpaper (by Per Jonsson)
    3D Cube Live Wallpaper (by awc, inc.)
    Mystify Live Wallpaper (by Discoversites)
    Chaser Live Wallpaper (by Discoversites)
    Flixter-Movies, Reviews, Trailers (by Flixster Inc.)
    Spare Parts-Tools for Checking Device Usage (by Android Apps)
    OI File-Tool for SD Card (by OpenIntents)
    Lock 2.0-Customizes Lockscreen (by Android Apps)
    Rev3Remote-Free Videos, HD news, etc..(great PQ!!)(by awc, inc.)
    Google Maps Address-Makes it easy to save Your Location (by Webcipe)
    Cell Viewer-Tool for Monitoring Cell Tower(or something like that)( by Las Vagrants)
    Shopulator-Great App For Making Gracery Lists. Can add prices and will total for you including tax (by Beanbit)
    Dolphin Browser(multi-touch yea!)(by Dolphin Browser)
    Grandfather Clock(Chimes on the Hour or Quarter Hour)(by Thomas Pongrac)
    Ringtones by Mabilo (by Mabilo Android Team)
    Barcode Scanner (by ZXing Team)
    Cyclo Wallpaper (by Jonathan Dumaine)
    The Big Lebowski Soundboard(Quotes for using as Ringtones..Gimme the Ringer, Chop Chop!!)(by NeatoFun)
    TV-Guide USA(Great TV guide)(by Jersey Productions)
    City Caller ID(uses Area Codes for Caller ID)(by Christopher Chenowith)
    Starfield 3D Live Wallpaper (by We Like CAPS)
    Digital Rain Live Wallpaper (by PhaseBurn)
    DinoDyno(haven't figured out exactly how to use it yet but it's cool)(by DinoGuan)
    Drudge Widget (by Gamebrew)
    MoonPhase Widget (by Marc Tan)
    Shopping Days Until Christmas Widget (by Zerohoh)
    EarthQuake! Widget (by Reto Meier)
    Days Old Widget (by Zerohoh)
    Google Finance (by Google Inc.)
    WiFi Analyzer (by farproc)
    Dolphin Red Theme (by Dolphin Browser)
    Police Light LED (mongolia NITP)
    Battery Widget (by mippin.com)
    Radar Now(Provides Local Radar Quickly Based on GPS) (by USNavigate LLC)
    TV.Com(lots of Programming) (CBS Interactive, Inc.)
    Google Sky Map (by Google Inc.)
    Backgrounds (by Stylem Media)
    Google Goggles (by Google Inc.)
    Bible (by LifeChurch.tv)
    Amazon (by Amazon Mobile)
    Facebook (by Facebook)
    Duck Live Wallpaper (by mippin.com)

    All are free except Lock 2.0 which I paid 2 bucks for, and all can be found in the Market.
     
  9. MartinS

    MartinS Well-Known Member

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    Plus, Handcent used to lag compared to Chomp - this was recently fixed making Handcent the obvious choice IMO.
     
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    Rusty Well-Known Member

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    I recently found Endomondo in the Marketplace, looks like a capable replacement for Nokia's Sports Tracker to me.
     
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    lutherinlondon Well-Known Member

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    WaveSecure seems pretty good (free till the end of the month)
    aTrackDog
    Bluetooth File Transfer
    Pkt Auctions eBay
    ...and pretty much all of the Google stuf (Goggles/Translate etc)
     
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    afine1 Well-Known Member

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    thank you...it worked. i had no idea this was a solution to this problem, and tmobile csr's also didn't know.
     
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    RayKinStL Well-Known Member

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    PhoneMyPC
    SoundHound
    Places Directory
    AK Notepad
    Locale
    Advanced Task Manager
    Astro
    Better Cut
    Daily Strip

    On top of others already mentioned by people.
     
  14. chaz_uk

    chaz_uk Well-Known Member

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    For me:

    Last.fm (last.fm scrobbling and radio)
    Seesmic (Twitter app)
    Taskiller Pro (App killer)
    InfoDroid (Simple app to check battery, internal and SD card usage)
    Netcounter (Monitors bandwidth usage of 3G and Wifi)
    Android System Info (App to show you hardware info)
    Bookmark Backup and recovery (Back up bookmarks and sort alphabetically)
    Linda Manager (File Manager)
    Wavesecure (Android security app)
     
  15. what29

    what29 Well-Known Member

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    Automatic Task Killer (best thing ever for battery)

    Dolphin Browser

    Handcent (text app)

    Gmail Unread Count (tells you how many unread emails in gmail acct)

    Home++ (home alternative)

    GDE (another home alternative, both have their ups and downs)

    SportsTap (sports scores)

    WeatherBug (is just OK)

    Pkt Auctions (eBay app, just OK)

    These are the programs i used everyday, some like gmail unread count, should have been built into the orig app, and like all have said, Handcent SMS is great

    I only wish the creators of Home++ and GDE could combine thoughts, i like the cube aspect of GDE but like the multipel icons at the bottom of Home++, just wish i could add a text icon to the bottom of Home ++. add that and the cube, and all would be good
     
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    MartinS Well-Known Member

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    Handcent - text messaging
    Advanced Task Killer - works well, easy use ignore list
    Soccer Live Scores - nice football scores app. Shame about the use of the word "soccer"
    Movies - Flixter app. Reviews, trailers, cinema times
    Beeb player - iPlayer app. Not perfect but best out there (only?)
    Net Sentry - logs net use. Not essential for me but good for those on tight fair use policy
    Astro - file manager
    Ultimate Hold Em Timer - best I've found for poker night with the lads.
    iPingpong - nifty table tennis game. Good for the toilet!
    Twidroid Pro - full feature twitter app.

    Now, if only we can have the iPhone Facebook app for Android...
     
  17. Buck Shot

    Buck Shot Well-Known Member

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    Visual Voicemail is available on the N1...I found out how to do this on Nexus One Forum - Google Phone Forum it actually required me to call the rep and was a pain in the ass but it worked.

    I have recently changed from Chomp to Handcent due to all of ur comments. It is better. Some apps are to keep my daughter busy

    weather widget
    twidriod
    handcent
    steamy window ( pretty cool app )
    t-mobile app pack
    iheartradio
    aContacts ( allows groups )
    CPR Chocking
    USAA Mobile
    Google Goggles
    Movies
    Photoshop
    Yellow Pages
    Qik
    Starfield 3D live wallpaper
    Digital Rain 3D wallpaper
    Doplhin Browser
    photobucket
    barcode scanner
    Astro
    Lookout Mobile Security (scans apps )
    Retro clock
    Red Poker Texas Hold Em
    T-Mobile My Acct
    Advance Task Manager
    Sketch -A-Etch
    Backgrounds
    SpeedTest
    Ustream Viewer/Broadcast
    Fake A Call
    T-Mobile Visual Voicemail
    Any Cut
    AP Mobile
    BBC News
    USA Today
    Rock Out Guitar
    Ringdroid
    SportsTap
    Piano Star
    Google Sky
    Zebra Paint
    CB Blackjack
    Spades
    Solitare
    Battery Widget
    Facebook
     
  18. Fastmhz

    Fastmhz Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    No problem. If it doesn't function correctly just remove the visual voicemail and repeat the step. It happened to me and I had to do it twice but now it's been working fine.

    On the other hand, thanks for replying to this thread everyone! I got two new apps because of what you guys suggested.
     
  19. afine1

    afine1 Well-Known Member

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    i added the visual voicemail and did not have to call anyone. what i did find however, after a few unsuccesuful attempt to complet install, is that in order to finish install not only does wifi have to be off (which you are prompted to do), but also you must make sure you are on the wcdma prefered. i had mine on wcdma only (for my 3g issue) and it would not work. i turned it back to preferred and it worked fine.

    just a heads up for those of you with the 3g issue trying to do this.

    but i really do prefer google voice visual voicemail. it works faster than tmobile visual voice, and not only do you get the number, and the recorded message, you also get a written transcript of the message. this is great if you cannot check the voicemail, you can just read it. there are many times for me a call is not possible. sometimes i cannot make a call or just in a loud place and would not be able to hear it.

    another heads up. googles transcripts take a lot of interpretation. my voice to text is way, way better than googles transcripts. i am sure it is a limitation to how clearly and loud the person is speaking when they leave the message. but it is better than nothing....untill you think your dog is dead because of a messed up transcript. (yes this did happen to me). all i made out of it was "your dead dog." NOT COOL GOOGLE!
     

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