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  1. 23Six

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    Just ordered mine and cant wait!

    Apps/Games
    AndroidLost
    Swiftkey 3
    Speedtest.net
    Dark Knight Rises
    Amazing Spiderman
    GTA
    Street Fighter IV
    Logo Game

    Accessories
    TPU Case
    Screen protector
    OTG cable

    Any recommendations?
     

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    paper camera
    waze
    double twist
    Dopin Browser
    Skype
    MX player
     
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    Handcent
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    alien overkill
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    bomberman v zombies
    carat
    clay frames
    dead trigger
    drippler
    easy installer / uninstaller
    evernote
    evi
    fancy widgets
    flick shoot pro
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    mc3
    opera
    nfc task launcher
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    sky - cloud wifi - plus
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    Business Calendar - I sync my work calendar with Google Calender
    Color Notes - Keeps all my lists synced between my phone and tablet.
    Percent Calculator - Was a free app one day on Amazon and I use this all the time.
    QuickPic - Best photo viewing app for android!
    Comic Rack Pro - Syncs my Digital Comics from my PC to my tablet and removed them once read.
    Go SMS Pro - Best SMS program with the best filtering options, but its starting to get bloated.
    Weather Bug Pro - Still my favorite weather app.
    Wifi File Exp Pro - Best way to move files to my tablets and phones from my PC.
    Keepass - Best password manager, plus keep your DB on Dropbox and you can access it from anywhere.
    MX Player Pro - Best Video player I have found.
    Calculator Widget Pro - Missed the HTC one when I got my S3, this is pretty close.
    Tune In Radio Pro/Pandora - need music for at work.
    Shazam - Beats Soundhound in my opinion.
    Aldiko Prem - Best e-read (kindle app sucks).
    Battle Ships Pro - great game to play in the bathroom :)
     
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    What email app are you guys using? I don't really care for the stocker. I need something for my Yahoo mail. Wish I could forward it to GMail without paying Y! extra.
     
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    QuikPic - Much better than stock gallery
    Fusion Music Player - Best free music player on android by far
    Google Play Music - I can play music not stored on my phone
    Dropbox - Great for transferring photos and music
    Go SMS Pro - Much better than stock messaging
    Evernote - I write everything down so I don't forget, then it gets synced with all of my devices
    MediaMonkey Remote - To control my home stereo via wifi through my phone
    Yahoo Sportacular - Tracking sports scores for my favorite teams
    Chrome - Much better than stock browser IMO
     
  9. Flumme

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    K9 mail.
     
  10. marko138

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    Tried that yesterday, it wasn't pushing the notifications to my phone. Didn't like the lay out either.
     
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    cant get rid of the "sent via k9 email" signature...

    sigh...
     
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    Great list! Based on your recos, I have changed my browser to Chrome, my music player to Fusion, and my photo viewer to QuikPic and am really happy with all of them. (I am also considering Go SMS Pro but am worried about reports in recent Play store reviews of SMS spam coming the dev.) Thanks for sharing. :)
     
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    just go into gmail via pc browser and set your other emails up in there i have a few all come through to my gmail and my phone reads them all as if looking in browser, for eg i have my sky email set up in their my main work email is then left alone in outlook -altho i do use the stock droid email for that and find it works fine..
     
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    Great list!
     
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    Great! Glad I can help. I haven't gotten any spam from SMS Pro but I will definitely keep an eye on it. It would be a shame though because it's the only app I've found that can handle sending and receiving group texts.
     
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    Gonna try this...but Yahoo doesn't allow forwarding to another email or POP set up without paying for their premium email service.
     
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    My must-haves:

    • Android Pro Widgets
    • Pulse
    • XDA Premium
    • Zedge
    • tTorrent
    • Root Explorer
    • Lookout
    • NFC Task Launcher
    • Pocket
    • Speed Test
    • ScoreMobile
    • Trillian

    -Ryan
     
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    I've got a few that have been mentioned & a couple that haven't :

    SWIFTKEY 3

    SD MAID PRO

    APP DRAGON

    APK EXTRACTOR

    ROOT EXPLORER

    BATTERY CIRCLE

    REALCALC SCIENTIFIC CALCULATOR PRO

    LOGCAT

    I'm looking for a WI-FI Tether app that works w/o root on the SGS III on SPRINT. Anyone have a suggestion?

    THX!
     
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    If you want your yahoo mail pushed, maildroid is the way to go. It doesnt require premium yahoo service, it just starts pushing from the moment you sign in. Theres a free version that runs adds (that you can block if youre rooted). The paid version is expensive though.
    The official yahoo mail app also pushes. But it's very limited (cant open on inbox, cant add multiple accounts).
     
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    I'm I the only one that believes Plume is the best freaking twitter client out there? Made by the same guys that did the Nova Launcher and imho it years ahead of the competition. Surprised not to see it mentioned here.
     
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    whats twitter?

    is it that thing kanye west tells you what he ate for breakfast on?
     
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    I found a way to forward Yahoo to Gmail. So I'll test that for a while.

    I do like the Yahoo Mail app...but every time I download it it stops working after a few days. I'll give maildroid a shot too. Thanks.
     
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    Not a single mention on Tasker yet?

    Ok i'll add it, Tasker!
     
  24. rapidsandroid

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    Apps
    -Acar
    -Astrid
    -Aviary
    -i.TV
    -SwiftKey3
    -DropBox
    -FlipBoard
    -Catch (w/ Catch Sketch)
    -Moxier Wallet
    -Pocket
    -Yahoo! Weather
    -YouTube

    Accessories
    -Incipio Case, White
    -Plantronics BackBeat Go headphones
     
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    Wait until Carbon for Android comes out!
     

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