Android apps can help turn your Smart-Phone into a fully functional phone for work and play. Use your phone for more than just talking or texting, with Android Apps you can access your e-mail accounts; Facebook; Twitter; Google Maps; and Google Search. You can also play games like Words with Friends or have fun with Androidify. Do you sometimes need a dictionary or memo pad when you are on the go? No problem, with Android apps, you can have both at your fingertips anytime! You can even get apps to irritate your friends!
This list highlights some of my favorite Android Apps; take a look at all the apps available and find the ones just right for you.
May Favorite Android Apps
Facebook for Android by Facebook: This app makes it easy to stay connected and share with friends. It’s just like using Facebook on your computer, you can share status updates, chat with friends, check out your News Feed, review your upcoming Events, look at your friends’ walls and user info, check-in to Places, upload Photos, share links, check your Messages, and watch videos.
Yahoo! Mail by Yahoo Inc.: Yahoo! Mail made for your Android phone allows you to connect to your e-mail accounts. With this app you can have multiple Yahoo! Mail accounts, preview photos in your inbox, enhanced integration with Yahoo! Messenger, push notifications of your mail, send and receive mail attachments, compose with rich text & emoticons, keep smart folders and use powerful searchs.
Gmail by Google Inc.: The Gmail app allows you to view your Gmail on your phone, Search all your messages, access synched messages when off line, view messages by conversation, have multiple Gmail accounts, identify your mail with stars and labels, plus many other features.
Credit: AndroidifyAndroidify by Google Inc: This is a fun activity for anyone in the family! Make your own Android and Androidify yourself by customizing the little green Android as yourself, your family, your friends, anyone! You can stretch or shrink it, and add hair, clothes, jewelry, and much more. Once you’ve personalized your Android, you can share it with friends, set it as a photo in your contact book, or use it in other ways. Creating Androids is fun!
Friday Song by Random Crap: Have you heard the song “Friday?” It has broken the record for "Most disliked video on YouTube!" This app lets you play clips of the song by Rebecca Black, to irritate your friends and family. Choose from single words, entire phrases, or just play them both repetitively!
Credit: Words with Friends
Words with Friends by Zynga: This is the number one mobile word game. Play Words With Friends for free on both your Android and/or the iPhone and iPad. Experience for yourself why millions of players are addicted to the word building, triple score seeking, and chat bubbles of Words With Friends.
Dictionary by Dictionary.com, LLC: The free Dictionary app delivers reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com. The app also features audio pronunciation, voice-to-text search, 375,000 words and definitions, 300,000 synonyms and antonyms, and Dictionary.com’s popular Word of the Day and Hot Word blog.
Bump™ by Bump Technologies, Inc: Bump two phones together to share photos, contacts, and apps! Bump™ makes sharing with people as simple as bumping two phones together. Just pick what you want to send, then hold your phones and gently bump hands with another Bump user. Bump works cross-platform between the Android, iPhone, iPad, and iPod.
Credit: Time memo padTime Memo Pad by moro's shop: A memo pad for your phone. Use it to record your thoughts and ideas anytime, then press save to keep the memo on a list. You can delete a memo at anytime or save it for as long as you like.
Credit: SkypeSkype mobile™ by Skype: Unlimited Skype-to-Skype calls and IM on Verizon. Get instant messaging without using your plan minutes. Receive and make Skype calls anytime and anywhere in the US. Get low international calling rates on your Skype Credit. Skype is supported on Verizon’s best-selling Android™ 3G smartphones.
aLights - set of lights by PAPERS.ch Development: You get the following fun light features in one app: AmbiLight (ambient light simulation); Flashlight (use as a torch); Light (choose the color of light); Police Light (simulate a blue police light); and Disco Light (strobe light simulation).
YouTube by Google Inc: Get the latest version of the official YouTube app, now with in-page playback! Experience the latest and best version of the official YouTube app, which offers: Beautiful new UI design; In-page playback (read comments while video is playing); Personalized home screen video feed; Brand new player controls; and Rotate-for-full-screen playback.
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Google Maps by Google Inc: Download the latest release of Google Maps, and never carry a paper map again. Get Google Maps with Navigation (Beta), Places, and Latitude. Navigation: Free, voice-guided GPS navigation system. Places: Find, rate, and get recommendations for places. Latitude: See friends on the map and check in at places.
Credit: BarcooBarcoo by Barcode Scanner: Use this app to scan the barcodes of any item. See the local prices, test reports, eco & bio information. Barcoo also offers independent product information. Compare prices; see test reviews; eco-footprint; nutritional traffic light and the next store. Instantly see what you want to know about a product.
Credit: Calorie counterCalorie Counter PRO MyNetDiary by MyNetDiary.com: Fast, easy, comprehensive app to help you in your quest to lose weight. MyNetDiary is a high-quality diet app with the following features: Easy food tracking with 300,000+ foods database and instant food search, up to 35 nutrients, body measurements, recipes, favorites, exercise, planning, charts, food time tracking, barcode scanner, and more.
Credit: Google Search
Google Search by Google Inc.: Google Search app for Android: This app is the fastest way to search the web on your phone. With Google Search, get phone search results plus query and web site suggestions as you type, plus instant results for weather; stock quotes; local businesses; and more.
Credit: Best Apps
Best Apps Market by Silicon Apps & Games: This app gives you the best way to find new apps and games! Best App Market is like the editorial lists in iTunes for the Android Market. It is the best way to find new apps & games without wasting time in the market searching through junk!!
Credit: PeepPeep by Laoyee: This application can setup your twitter account with custom API for HTC twitter Peep. Use it to post all the latest info to your Twitter account.
This is just a small sampling of Android Apps, there are many, many more! For more information on other interesting topics, see the following articles: