Apps you can't live without

Apps you can't live without
It goes without saying that one of the best perks smartphones and tablets offer us is that we can stay connected to the world at all times thanks to a plethora of apps available on various mobile OSs.

"There's an app for that" is a worldwide known phrase, and you get what you see with it, i.e. you can dedicate your free/work time to Angry Birds or some other addictive game, check social networks like Facebook and Myspace, chat with your Skype contacts, organize your day, keep yourself up to date with the score of the match you wish you were watching or just check whether your flight is delayed because of this irritating fog or not.

The list goes on, and truth is, you surely know what we are talking about, so we are quite intrigued to know what are your indispensable apps that you use day in, day out. If you are a long-time smartphone user, which are the apps you have been utilizing for years (and counting); if you are a new user, which are the first apps you downloaded, loved, and still do?

Tell us with your comments below, as we are quite eager to find out which are the applications PhoneArena users can't live without.



1. phbelov

Posts: 124; Member since: Mar 25, 2011

Angry Birds is answer to all questions ;)

2. celljrod

Posts: 82; Member since: Apr 07, 2011

My most used apps in order NFL Mobile ESPN ScoreCenter Twitter

4. Sw1tchUp unregistered

For my blackberry: Twitter Facebook BBM WeatherEye Tetris Screen Muncher Player for Youtube BB app world Tune In Radio

5. Plethora unregistered

QuikOffice Google Goggles Car Finder Google's Stargazer (skywatch)??? (don't have phone handy) JWReader (has been removed from Marketplace for some unknown reason) Youversion (Dang I wish I had my phone. There's a whole list of stuff I like.)

6. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

Tune in radio, Power amp, call filter, and oh yeah Amazon app store with the free apps!

7. Plethora unregistered

found list on cloud... Ringdroid Smart Measure or Surveyor Easy Filter (Blocked call mgr) Otter (auto-responder) Phonefusion Google Voice Key Ring HanDBase for Android oldphone thinkfree Thinkingspace gogobeans phonefusion Layar Waze Talk to me Geo Picture Photaf 3D Panorama app Android ShopSavvy Smart Alarm Monica vlingo

8. beatlesfan

Posts: 150; Member since: Mar 03, 2011

On my thunderbolt I always use: Plume (twitter) Gingerbread keyboard Google navigation Droid forums NBA Gametime Amazon App store

28. beatlesfan

Posts: 150; Member since: Mar 03, 2011

forgot a few: Chase Mobile Banking Handcent Dolphin HD browser Smart Alarm Pandora

9. agedbeer

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Umm.. apps I can't live without.. well i can live without all my apps but the ones I really love are: Instagram, Camera+, Superbrothers: Sword and Sorcery EP, Cut the Rope, Kindle, Pandora Radio, and a slue of others.

10. PhoneLuver

Posts: 481; Member since: Jul 05, 2010

BlackBerry Facebook, gmail, twitter, google maps, What'sApp,BBM iPhone Facebook, What'sApp, Engadget, IMDB, The Onion, Skype, TomTom, and whatever game I'm playing at the moment (Snow board hero).

11. SPcamert

Posts: 56; Member since: Feb 06, 2010

IMDB, Angry Birds, Stupid Zombies, TV Listings, Opera Mobile,and Facebook are the ones I use at least once a week if not once a day.

12. Owlet

Posts: 450; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

RSS reader for news, google maps and pandora.

13. Rich unregistered

Weather Channel App Yahoo Live Scores Sporcle Words with Friends Handcent K9 Mail

14. Zeus unregistered

Opera Mini I've been using for years whatsapp Facebook Flashlight Picsel Of course email application,

15. Zeus unregistered

Opera Mini I've been using for years whatsapp Facebook Flashlight Picsel Of course email application,

16. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

android first app brain so I can do this those are all the apps I use (had on my milestone) now bought Quick office and gonna use it a lot when get my phone

17. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Im dying without a phone right now.... ordered a replacement :(

18. jordanx

Posts: 23; Member since: Apr 20, 2011

droid x : barcode scanner dolphin browser ebuddy facebook youtube adw launcher super task killer etc

19. ddsindpls

Posts: 17; Member since: Sep 16, 2007

I can definitely live without Angry Birds. I played it for 5 minutes, then deleted it. I don't see what all the fuss is about.

20. bossmt_2

Posts: 459; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

Droid X Facebook Skyfire ATK Shazam Handcent SMS Urbanspoon Pandora Cardiotrainer C25K Chase Banking App Google Sky Map Movies Angry Birds MLB At-Bat

21. mikeypopps

Posts: 19; Member since: Apr 20, 2011

Android: Google Maps Use it to get everywhere, Get business phone numbers, Check in. Gmail Enough said BBC News Read it three times a day and you'll know what happened outside your box Engadget Mobile (p.s. Make a phonearena App already....) Good mobile conversion of the site. Alarm Clock Plus It works, well. Only downer is it wont turn on the phone to alarm. Chase Mobile Banking Depositing checks from my phone, checking my balance. Evernote Great for taking down a note on the fly like during a project or team meeting.

22. drodriguezsd

Posts: 35; Member since: Jun 10, 2010

iPhone Facebook Skyfire Twitter Pandora Tango KIK Messenger Words With Friends Netflix Epic Fail Angry Birds Rio Tiny Wings

23. rigeek unregistered

Must Have Apps: Android: AK Notepad, Weather Channel, Gas Buddy, ESPN (app of any type), QuickOffice, Beautiful Widgets or ADW Launcher, CNN or AP News app

24. ps1001

Posts: 65; Member since: Dec 14, 2010

skype, gps-navigation,quality games,instant messengers,picture editing and manipulation,internet tv and radio... blablabla...

25. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

for Android Apps i would choose in alphabetical order.. Achievement More + Angry Birds Applanet Bank of America Barnacle WiFi Tether Chrome to Phone DroidSpring Dropbox Engadget Facebook Gamefly Gamecenter IMDb Maps Redbox Retro Camera ShootMe Spark360 StumbleUpon Tap Tap Revenge Vevo Youtube z4root

26. Mista XIII unregistered

MUST HAVE APPS: Shush (USEFUL) Dolphin HD Pandora Wallpaper Wizardrii Lockbot Pro Go Launcher Photile Beautiful Widgets Games: Glow Hockey Wordfeud

27. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

oh yeah! i forgot i use Go Launcher too! i should have added it to my list. xD

29. Aydie unregistered

My favorites for android Taptu Facebook Tango Quickpic Widgetlocker Dropbox GO sms pro Mixzing Media Wordfued

32. Saladin07 unregistered

The applications I use everyday are: - AccuWeather - Entrepreneur - Le Monde - Barcode Scanner

33. Yair Mohr unregistered

Mine: Call Meter 3G TuneIn Radio Opera Mini WhatsApp Meridian And what about "feature phone" apps? I've been using them so much untill my move to android a few months ago...

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