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  1. whs37

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    What are your must have programs. My top 3 are:

    + GrooveIP - for free phone calls within the US and from Europe to the US

    + Maps - as navigation system and for planning trips

    + Watch TV - to watch the old TV shows and the Cartoons

    Would be interesting to see which three ones you rate tops.
     

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    Evernote, Dropbox, Drive, Quick Office, Tapatalk HD, Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Bus Tracker (UK), The Trainline (UK), British Airways, Air France, Priority Pass (finding airport lounges I can access), Kindle, Spotify, The Daily Mash, IMDB, Facebook are the ones I would download first to any Android device.

    Additionally, there's the important bundled Apps (Maps, Currents, Earth and so on).
     
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    Facebook, Tweetlanes, most of the Google Apps (Voice, Calendar & Maps topping the list), Evernote, banking apps, airline apps, Kindle, Google Books. And for browsing, I keep switching back and forth between Dolphin and Chrome. Love them both.

    And wouldn't dream of switching off at night without checking out Phandroid, of course.
     
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    Please post only the 3 top favorites and what you do with them. I know we all have a whole bunch of programs depending on our interests, but a full list was not the intent of the thread.
     
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    For me, and my top three are Pulse, and Out of Milk (keeps my grocery list) and the Kindle app.

    Others that I love are TV Portal, Facebook, Mint and Splash ID.
     
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    In no particular order, I like the Kindle app, News360 and tapatalk.
     
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    This is really interesting. There is a great variety of programs that are being quoted. I would have thought that people use more or less a similar set of programs. But that does not seem to be the case.

    Keep the info coming. When there are enough samples, maybe I make a statistic.
     
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    Media player of some sort (MX player, VLC beta)
    Dolphin browser

    It's mainly a relax and non-work related device as you can tell haha.
     
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    Sky sports app
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    I've clocked over 15 hours on gta only got it for Christmas got an xbox wired pad and otg cable works perfect
     
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    * TuneIn Radio Pro (or free). Plays many genres of radio stations from around the world.
    * Naked Browser. A browser without bloat and doesn't spy.
    * Angry Birds. (I'm new to mobile devices lol).

    I'm rooted now so that last entry will change soon ;-)
     
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    Solid Explorer - awesome file manager
    MX Player Pro - can play almost all types of videos
    Moon+ Reader Pro - for all my ebooks
     
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    Gosh, that was hard! to choose only three? but those are probably the ones I rely on the most.
     
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    I guess my top 3 would be splashtop, Tapatalk, and I guess jet pack joyride(I have been playing it a lot lately) could name a few more that would make the 3rd spot
     
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    Explore what comes with it it too. Map caching and traffic view make long driving a little less stressful.
     
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