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Old 08-17-2010, 01:09 AM   #1
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Best smartphone apps.

So I just got my droid smartphone last week (HTC Incredible on Verizon). Am looking for everyone to share their favorite apps.

So far for me (as a newbie) I like the free Mileage app on Android. At each fill up I can put in the odometer reading, the gallons filled, and price per gallon! Its very cool. I also like the free Grocery IQ app. I make my shopping list, it also lets you scan barcodes in the grocery aisle to add stuff to your list.

Any other good ones out there I need to download?
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I like Google maps and the weather channel's radar map. I also like Shazam to find out the names of songs I hear and don't know. All of mine are on the Blackberry. I use the Opera mini browser as well.
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Old 08-17-2010, 08:13 AM   #3
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So I just got my droid smartphone last week (HTC Incredible on Verizon).
September 20 I am freed! I'll be switching from T-mobile to Verizon and getting a Droid. The question is, Droid X or HTC Incedible. Any thoughts on the comparison?

As for apps, I've been looking around and there are several websites out there with top ten list of the apps to get. I suggest you google a bit.
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So far I like the Garage Sale Rover on Droid. Displays craigslist garage sales in your area.
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Doing, either are fine phones. I looked at both and to me the Droid X was just too big and I didn't like the big bump on the back where the put the camera. But if that size isn't an issue for you, the Droid X is certainly a great phone. Also, I preferred HTC's skin better than Motorola's, but that's just me.
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Doing, either are fine phones. I looked at both and to me the Droid X was just too big and I didn't like the big bump on the back where the put the camera. But if that size isn't an issue for you, the Droid X is certainly a great phone. Also, I preferred HTC's skin better than Motorola's, but that's just me.
Thanks. I've also had trouble finding a significant difference between the two. I hear the screen is better and easier to read on the X but the HTC is not as heavy and bulky. Always good to hear other peoples' reports though.
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Hungry! for food shopping
DailyStrip, for comics
Tricorder, for geekness (has a bunch of cool scanning tools)
GPS Status, checks your gps status and shows where the sats are, cool compass too
aCar, for car maint and fill up tracking
Droidlight, a flashlight
mint.com app for Mint.com access
PDAnet, for the ability to tether to a laptop
launcherpro, just got this today and its great!
Swiftkey, good keyboard app
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skyfire browser
speedtest for testing download speeds and connectivity
Facebook app... well, for facebook!
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WiFi OonOff - toggle without switching screens, etc.
LiveList - great checklist program with voice recognition
ShoutOut - texting with voice-to-text
Pandora
StopTimer - timer and stopwatch
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Alchemy! A ridiculous game. See how many thing you can create starting with Fire, Air, Water, and Earth. I think I am at 96 out of 270! This is not an app that will make your day easier, save your life, it is a challenge.
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I like Abduction, with the little cows. I admit, I only have it on there so DD can listen to the MOOOOOOoooo when the cows fall off the platform.
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