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Need more Android stuff

David O'Meara
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I have my HTC Desire and it is everything I hoped it would be, but I want more!
I have the standard stuff plus AntiVirus, a couple of games, dropbox, an app killer and a nice setup. Can anyone suggest other things to try?
David O'Meara
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I need to shout out for Meridian media player. Can't find a Skype client. Also like the Astrology file system explorer. Pretty disappointed with the free apps, they are mostly ports of Facebook-style apps. Looking for some paid apps worth owning.
David O'Meara
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If only wild bamboo rocket did Android apps.
pete stein
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You have to get SkyMap and also Barcode Scanner; both are wonderful apps. For guilty pleasure, try fartdroid, tricorder, and one of the various light sabers.
Gregg Bolinger
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David O'Meara wrote:If only wild bamboo rocket did Android apps.


If only...

Can't find a Skype client


It's in the market.


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Gregg Bolinger
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I use on a regular basis:

CardioTrainer
Better Keyboard
Facebook
Astro File Manager
bTunes (music player)
Dropbox
FlightTrack
Google Voice
gStrings (guitar app)
Handcent SMS (better SMS than stock app)
Meebo IM
More Icons
Pandora
Shazam
Skype Mobile
Twitter (official app from twitter.com)
Chris Baron
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Joined: Mar 21, 2003
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Moodagent, my favorite iPhone app is availabe for Android.
http://www.moodagent.com/on-android
It generates playlists based on a song or via 5 sliders for Tempo, Beat, Joy, etc. you adjust.


Gregg Bolinger
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I just manually updated to Froyo. I'm not leaping out of my chair with excitement. But there are a few features I'm glad to finally see.
David O'Meara
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I don't think I need to update to Android 2.2 yet. Skype client definitely doesn't show for me in the market, could be a region thing?
David O'Meara
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The froyo keyboard is mean to be better, but if you had one installed that may be one change you didn't notice.
Facebook, astro, dropbox I already had.
Add Twitter and may look at More Icons or Handcent if the time comes. Still can't find Skype. (ah @see skype.com/m - says it is not available for the Desire yet...)
I splurged $2 and bought The Settlers game that I played way back when.
Joe Ess
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Joined: Oct 29, 2001
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One of my friends swears by Tasker:
How to Turn Your Android Phone into a Fully-Automated Superphone
I haven't had time to dig into it yet.


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