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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dep, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. dep

    dep Active Member
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    What are your top 5 favorite apps!?

    I don't have a top 5 yet since I just started using my phone an hour ago...
     

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  2. dep

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    Right off the bat, I like:

    * SMS PopUp: Tweaks for incoming SMS
    * Google Voice: Of course
    * Pandora / Last.FM: Music!
     
  3. cigar3tte

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    aTrackDog
    Greed
    AK Notepad
    My Account
    Flashlight
     
  4. dbarrett480

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    handcent sms
    TFLN
    Twidroid Pro/swift
    Pandora
    Better Keyboard
     
  5. longwaydown87

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    what does the better keyboard app do?
     
  6. bigdroid

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    I would be curious to find out what better keyboard does too?
     
  7. Carl C

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    You guys should Check this article from Phandroid : 50 Apps For New Droid Owners | Android Phone Fans

    @ Longwaydown87 @Bigdroid

    Better Keyboard is an alternative keyboard to type with , Give it a try! If you don't like it you can get a refund up to 24 hours after the Purchase as with any app! {the Android Market has a 24 hour refund policy allowing you to test Paid apps out first} :)

    Carl C
     
  8. dbarrett480

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    It is a better keyboard lol. It has a little bit bigger buttons and sensitivity. You can also swipe while using it and it will give you a t9 number pad or compact qwerty if you prefer to use that instead. it is 1.99 in the market, but well worth it.
     
  9. shaggymatt

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    Did a lot of research before buying, and had some ready to roll. My top 5 so far:

    iMap Weather - huge for me, replaces Berryweather
    FeedR - Great RSS app ($0.99)
    FlyScreen
    Pandora
    Advanced Task Killer
     
  10. CatsTide

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    i'm having a hard time finding open home. when i search for it i find hundreds of skins but not the app...also how do you get an account to buy apps?
     
  11. Boxofwater

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    CatsTide

    Try searching for "Open Home Full", that worked for me. It still pulled up a some skins, but the app itself was the fourth or fifth one in the list for me.
     
  12. blazingwolf

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    Does it work. Panda Home wallpapers don't cover the whole screen and aHome just crashed when I tried it.
     
  13. CatsTide

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    thanks box
     
  14. Boxofwater

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    I can't say how it works. :eek: I went looking for it after reading the 50 apps for Droid users article and then work and real life interupted me before I could give it a whirl. I'm hoping to try it out tomorrow after I finish getting the backyard ready for winter.
     
  15. QrafTee

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    PDANet
    Pandora/Slacker/Last.FM (whichever you prefer)
    Google Voice
    Facebook
    NES/SNES/GBA/GNS Emulator
     
  16. digitard

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    So far:
    - Pandora
    - Advanced Task Killer
    - Facebook
    - Twidroid
    - The beta for Android SMRTGUARD
     
  17. rsbenedict

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    What is SMRTGUARD?
     
  18. digitard

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    It's a mobile backup/protection solution. It lets you backup all your apps, sms, email, etc... but also you can check your phone position online, remote wipe it, and all sorts of things, audible tone if you can't find it, etc.

    It's a big Blackberry App and I had a free 6 month subscription so when I found out they have a Android beta I jumped on it.

    So far so good.
     
  19. rsbenedict

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    Where did you find it for android. I searched the market and couldn't find it.
     
  20. kaze0

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    dgMoney is a great simple finance tracker and a new version is coming soon

    DgAlert is a simpler version of sms popup
     
  21. jroryl

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    I'm also interested in Smrtguard, found the beta here, just don't know how to install an app without going through Market. (Be nice, first time poster and obviously new to Droid) :D
     
  22. digitard

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    You can't install it though the marketplace.

    You have to go to SmrtGuard - Your Smartphone Guardian
     
  23. radef

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    Coming from a Blackberry... I found that Locale is an essential add on for folks wishing they had sound profiles like on the BB.

    You can set sound profiles by location (way cooler than what a BB could do) or by time of day (still cooler than what the BB could do).

    Not sure if you can manually switch to another profile or not.
     
  24. mcbtrain929

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    ChiTown
    i was looking on the market online and saw the game air hockey. does anyone have that? if it works halfway decent, i'd be all over that!
     
  25. Droidood

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    1. GENSoid
    2. NESoid
    3. SNESoid
    4. Express News
    5. Notes

    :D
     

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