(Closed) Android Newb here-what are your fave apps?

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Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010 - Ocean View Villas/Jasmine Seafood Restaurant

  • google maps which I use for GPS navigation
  • Yelp
  • Jewel (game)
  • barscan

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Google Goggles or Barscan

My Days (tracks your period)

SkipBo…crazy addicting

Facebook Pink

Pandora Radio…LOVE this app, I’ve started using it instead of my IPOD

ZenDice….like Yahtzee

Post # 5
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

Bubble Buster is my game of addiction. 🙂

But I love having:

Facebook

Google maps

Tip Calculator

My Days (it’s a period/ovulation/calendar where I can keep up with if I took my pill or not, haha)

GasBuddy (for prices)

Fandango

Post # 6
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Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Pink Pad

Angry Birds

Twidroyd (twitter app)

Classic Simon (llove this game!)

Evernote (great notepad app)

Farm Story, Bakery Story, Restaurant Story (addictive games!!!)

Tunee Music, (download free music)

Ringdroid (create your own ringers easily)

 

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

– ANGRY BIRDS… lol. You will get so addicted!

– Advanced Task Manager. Set it as a widget on your homescreen. So many apps run in the background unnecessarily and kill the battery. All you have to do is tap the little android guy and it kills them all.

– Where’s my Droid? This app is useful if you lose your phone a lot (like me). You set a “keyword” and if someone texts you that word by itself, your phone will start making noise until you find it, even if it’s on silent or vibrate. If you have GPS enabled and lose your phone, someone can text you and say “Where’s my Droid?” and it sends the location of your phone.

– Pandora Radio. Love it, use it on my PC too.

– My Fiance uses gStrings Free to tune his guitar. He also downloaded a separate alarm clock app because he was not satisfied with the pre-loaded one.

– A lot of my friends downloaded Handcent SMS for text messaging purposes. I don’t really know WHY, but they use it.

– Kik Messenger is a free smartphone to smartphone messaging application.

– I use Facebook, Twitter, myfitnesspal, and Gmail regularly.

Post # 9
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Angry birds, Angry birds seasons & Solitare for gaming

Facebook

advanced task manager.. a must as the built in task manager does nothing

I have a wedding planner app

barcode scanner

movies

Bank of america app for

 

Handy hint!!!! … say you’re at Target and need to do a price check, take a picture of the barcode and walk over to a price checker thing and it’ll scan it and give you the price.. magic! 

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

-Pandora: This is the greatest app ever and my Fiance and I use it all the time in the car and its FREE!

-Word Wise: Tie for 1st with Pandora. It’s just like Words with Friends except its not exclusive to one phone. You can have a droid and play a person with an iphone. It’s so addicting and me and my Fiance play the 2player “pass and play game all the time

-Urbanspoon: So cool, you just put in a location and it will bring up all the restaurants in your area. You can look by category and shake it and it gives you a random one

 

Post # 11
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2011

My days and Advance Task Killer are great. I would also recommend “bump” if you know someone else with a ‘droid they can just “bump” you an app so you don’t have to search for it. It’s great

Post # 13
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

I think Shop Savvy is way better than Barcode Scanner. It shows you the price of the item, if there are any stores near you that has the item and their price, and then all the prices online. 

-Angry Birds. Clear out your schedule 

-Advanced Task Killer 

-Cardio Trainer

-My Fitness Pal App

-Shazam-it let’s you tag music. Just hold your phone up to a speaker. Works well in a crowded bar and a song comes on that you want to know. 

Days until widget. 

 

Post # 14
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

@Beautyfull: Tunee is no longer free. 🙁 

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I forgot about Wordfeud. Darling Husband and I are constantly playing that!

Post # 16
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

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Andoku (sudoku)

 

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