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Root Top apps that make your Droid the best. (Rooted or not)

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  1. G.Armour

    G.Armour You know you want to.
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    I thought it would be fun to see which apps everyone just thinks makes their Droids better. And it could also be helpful to some new people that are just beginning to root to give them an idea of what apps they might like or need to try.

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  2. cggorman

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    Beyond the root and clock apps...

    Launcher Pro and/or ADW
    HTC_IME keyboard
    Photovault
    Videovault
    3 music player
    Act 1 video player
    xScope browser
     
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    isyncr
    gameboid
    google voice
     
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    Swype
    Launcher Pro
    Swype
    Chrome2Phone
    Swype

    I can't decide on my favorite browser. I keep switching between stock, xScope, and Dolphin HD. I also like Wireless Tether although I don't need it on a daily basis. Oh, and did I mention Swype?
     
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    Chrome2Phone
    WiFi Tether
    The Weather Channel
    Fabs NexTheme
    Launcher Pro

    Oh and esmith, I think you forgot to mention Swype.
     
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    Beautiful Widgets
    SetCPU
    Quick Settings
    Handcent
    Dolphin HD
    Moto torch
    Task killer
    Rom manager premium
    Robo defense
     
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    ^ Nice list and I have many of those same apps, but haven't seen a task killer fan in awhile. Did you see that 2.2 includes a pseudo task killer built in under Settings->Applications->Manage Applications->Running?
     
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    +1000...frankly, before Launcher Pro I never knew how great my Droid was supposed to be. Shame on Google for not being able to unleash what one lone dev did on his own on nights and weekends.

    And I don't type on my Droid if I don't have Swype installed. It's a must.
     
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    LauncherPro + FolderOrganizer is pretty legit as far as UI goes. Top apps? Can't say, I have almost 200 and I use many of them on a daily basis.
     
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    That's ridiculous, I wish I could find that many apps to use, I literally have 8 the most.
     
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    Appbrain Market Sync(why has nobody mentioned this app its amazing)
    Launcherpro
    Tapatalk pro
    Astro file manager
    Apktor
    2.1 messing app
    TFLN widget
    Tech buzz and mobile news widget
    Swype
    Many more I can't think of at the moment.
     
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    Google Maps (come on...that's still bad ass)
    Xiia Live (Droid Live) - Better than the new Sirius app!...and much CHEAPER!
    Titanium Backup - Obvious but it is necessary
    SetCPU :) - Obvious...but it is necessary
    NFL Mobile - Well...it will be a heavily used app shortly :D
     
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    Useful overall:
    XScope
    JuiceDefender
    Agenda Widget
    ADW Launcher
    BatteryLeft

    Technical:
    ROM Manager
    Root Explorer
    Titanium Backup

    Car:
    GNavigation
    Trapster

    Smart to have in case emergency:
    ICE
    iTriage (VERY nice features and free)
     
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    WOW, I haven't used Swype since speech-to-text came out. I just hit the microphone button and dictate my texts now. Haven't looked back. My 0.02 :)
     
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    NYTimes
    Listen
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    My Tracks
    A World of Photo
    Edit: Ustream View for World Cup!
     
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    Where did you get a logmein app?
    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
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    where do you get swype, i cant find it in the market?
     
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    It's not in the market. Go to Droid-Life.com, hit the downloads section and download it to your computer. Mount your Droid, move the apk. to your SD card and use Astro File manager to install it. After you install it, go into settings, language and keyboard and enable swype. The next time you're entering text, hold your finger on the input section and "input method" will pop up. Choose swype.
     
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    Top 2 Android Apps (in my opinion)

    1. TiKL - Touch to Talk (this app is :eek::eek::eek::eek:)

    2. LauncherPro

    Honorable Mentions:

    Playlist Alarm
    PhotoBucket
    XiiaLive (Droid Live)
    TuneWiki
    Scanner Radio
    Life Stories
    MLIA
    Sleepy Time
    My Verizon
    Tons of news apps
    Tons of quote apps
     
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    a google search for logmein.apk will reveal all. I think I got it from the market though.
     
  21. G.Armour

    G.Armour You know you want to.
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    Tried that. And it said the beta was over.. does that mean I can't get it?

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    Can anyone tell me the name of a good application for video recording, not video playback.

    and can someone tell me how to use Chrome 2 Phone, I have it registered, but I don't know how to actually use it. thanks.

    and sorry for the ignorance
     
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    Music Junk-nuff said
     
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