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    Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    In anticipation of the Galaxy S5, let's hear your Android app recommendations.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    My picks after going through what I've got installed:
    Plume Twitter reader, far far better than the clunky official app.
    Chrome, mainly for the super useful syncing
    Google Keep, for notes and lists
    BaconReader for reddit
    Authenticator for 2 factor security...which your using right?
    ES File Explorer, for when you need to get into the dirty parts of android.
    Field Trip, if your out an about, this can provide some nice little tidbits
    Goggles, just because its freaky how much it will recognise.
    IMDb
    RealCalc

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    Greenify
    Advanced Task manager
    Trickster Mod - Undervolting custom kernel
    Xposed Installer - For mods
    Poweramp - on HTC one I couldnt not live without it, on my xperia Z I much prefer walkman app
    GSAM battery monitor- Nice stats
    Some sort of a file manager App, I dont really mind ES file explorer is nice tho
    Whatsapp
    I dont like to play games, too much battery drain for me to get any enjoyment out of it (Yes I am a bettery life nut)
    Chrome/AOSP Browser
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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    If your a student of electronics (or maybe even physics) or you just like playing around with circuits all day, the ElectroDroid app comes highly recommended by me! Never let me down

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    Swiftkey is well worth it if you can get it on a sale.
    Evernote I find pretty useful.
    Citymapper is great if you live in Londonium.
    Soundhound, great if you hear a tune and you want to know what it is.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    Alpinequest great for topo maps, lots of free maps and works with OS maps if you have them.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    Im quite a light phone user myself so i dont use too many, but of the ones i use, id have to say

    Chrome
    Swiftkey
    Poweramp

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    Skype, DU Battery Saver, Whatsapp, Firefox, Youtube, BBC iPlayer, HOtUKDeals, RoboForm, Assistive Light, DU Speed Booster, Compass, Google Maps and Navigation, Adobe reader, Earth.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    Appy Geek - nice tech news collator
    Pulse - the same above really
    Libra - awesome if weight tracking
    Heat rate - keep an eye on that ticker
    National Rail - because it's probably cancelled again
    Plex - only any use if you have a Plex media server, but awesome if you do.
    BT Wifi - If you have Infinity (or any BT broadband) this will auto connect you to hotspots without doing anything. There are *loads*.
    Airdroid - access your device on the LAN. Download files, upload stuff and so on...awesome interface too.
    Ebay app - much better these days
    ES File Explorer - if you like to play with the filesystem
    Giffgaff app - if you're with them it'll do credit and such
    SkyScanner - if you fly
    Teamviewer - remote desktop client
    TED - because you're smart!
    VLC - because it's VLC
    Voucher Cloud - useful for eating out, always check before ordering. Have saved loads with it.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    Titanium Backup - safety first
    Beautiful Widgets - shiny
    Google Drive (& Keep) - handy
    Quickoffice - office suite
    Postman - SMS whitelister

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    Star Wars: Tiny Death Star... only thing i actually use on my phone, everything else just gets in the way of it!


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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    LastPass,
    Zedge
    Chrome
    Swiftkey
    Nova Launcher
    PayPal

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    I like the following apps:
    Google Keep
    Google Authenticator
    Evernote
    Lastpass
    RealCalc
    VLC
    Pulse
    Battery Doctor

    And if you have a Motorola phone Assist is awesome, can automatically send selected contacts a text when you are busy and has the ability to enable a speific profile when busy as well so no need to remember to put your phone on silent for meetings; it recognises you as busy by linking with your calendar, works perfectly with google calendar.

    My pick of the list is Battery Doctor because it has settings to automatically close all apps when the phone locks which is giving me 3-5 days use out of my Moto G. It turns wifi off when signal is low so there is no need to always turn it on and off when you leave home because it does it automatically. It also has the option to schedule times for different profiles to be on so you can have the phone on silent when you sleep to prevent people from disturbing you and go on vibrate for the work day. I tend to only put my phone to sleep in the evening and use Moto Assist to automatically turn the phone on silent for when I have something scheduled in my calendar.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    Whatsapp !
    Clockword MOD recovery
    Super SU
    Rootapp delete
    Go LaunCher EX
    Dolphin browser
    Asphalt 8 Airborne
    Drawpad

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    For me it would be
    Titanium Backup
    Plume
    Whatsapp
    Dropbox
    Authenticator
    gReader
    Instagram
    Solid Explorer
    Foursquare
    And almost every google app there is
    Games is another thing, no going to include them.
    EDIT: almost forgot about 1Weather:Widget Forecast Radar (its just really nice to look at)

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Which apps should every Android user have?

    Moonreader for EBooks

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