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So I'm getting my first actual serious legit smartphone (Xperia Z1) in a couple of days, and I was thinking of what apps to get. I mean, obviously Facebook, Whatsapp etc., but are there any particularly useful free (or cheap) apps out there that anyone would recommend?
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If you find yourself using trains often, National Rail has an app

A banking app could be helpful although I know some people are uncomfortable about banking app security.

If you like your music, Spotify and Youtube are good ones to have if you will use them while on the move.

Dropbox is handy if you like taking pictures, it'll upload the pictures when it can so they are backed up on your dropbox cloud account.

I tend to use wifi more than Data, and since I'm with O2 I can get an O2 Wifi app that automatically connects me to an O2 wifi network when it finds one, and there are quite a few in city centres!


If you want something to pass the time, look for well reviewed offline games like Flow Free: Bridges or 2048 or Hashi Extreme Puzzles. Or an online game to test your knowledge against other people over a vast range of subjects and topics have a look at QuizUp!
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Citymapper, Uber, National Rail, Shazam, Spotify. All pretty good apps to downloads in my opinion.
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Nike+ for running!
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Shazam
Snaochat
Bank apps
BBC news
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Snapchat, in terms of games, real racing and candy crush (if you're into that). Oh, oh, oh, TSR has an app also lol, I've just realised this the other day!
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(Original post by hogree)
So I'm getting my first actual serious legit smartphone (Xperia Z1) in a couple of days, and I was thinking of what apps to get. I mean, obviously Facebook, Whatsapp etc., but are there any particularly useful free (or cheap) apps out there that anyone would recommend?
IFTTT - amazing, like an easy to use Tasker.
Evernote
Pocket - lets you save webpages to read for later.
Any.Do & Cal - My personal favourite to do list app: although there's loads so try them out and see which ones you like
Morning Routine - Great Alarm CLock which lets you set morning sequences. Like scanning a barcode to stop the alarm
Snapchat
Timehop

That's what comes to mind initially, hope it's useful
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The ones I use regularly are:
MyFitnessPal (food and exercise monitoring)
AlienBlue (reddit)
2048 (addictive puzzle game)
TimeHop (for the nostalgia)

And of course there's the TSR app...
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watsapp
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QuizUp

Free, no advertisement trivia game with over 100+ topics.

Currently ranked #5 for Chemistry in United Kingdom
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QuizUp

Free, no advertisement trivia game with over 100+ topics.

Currently ranked #5 for Chemistry in United Kingdom
hey you're an app developer!!
How do you monetise this?
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hey you're an app developer!!
No I'm not lol
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No I'm not lol
Oh right, its just the way the you said the last bit lol
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Oh my god I've only just realised:

WhatsApp - "What's up"
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Reddit is fun
Xkcd browser
Chanu - 4chan
Pinterest


Dumb ways - game about dumb ways to die
Tapped out
Talking tom - I mostly use it for the games inside. 2048 and flow free (called connect in talking tom) are both my favourite!
Learn pi
PVSTAR+ - youtube which can play in background


Twilight - f.lux for android
Mycalmbeat - helps with anxiety/panic attacks
Stylicious - catalogue for your own clothes. I use it to remind myself exactly what clothes I own because I tend to forget the existence of a lot of it.
Google opinion rewards
Applock
Myfitnesspal
Cardiotrainer
Sleeptime - helps you wake up easily
Colornote - best notepad type of thing I've come across


Dropbox - I use it to access my uni work from my tablet, phone, laptop and uni. It's my life saver!
WPS - best MS Office alternative for tablets in particular. I use it to write notes during lectures and to start/finish my coursework when I'm not at home/away from my laptop.


Mysupermarket
Quidco
Checkoutsmart


I think that's it for now. :innocent:
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Strava

Just Eat

Prey

Word lens
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Oh my god I've only just realised:

WhatsApp - "What's up"
Welcome to the team :yy:
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Welcome to the team :yy:
I prefer "WhatsAppening"

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I prefer "WhatsAppening"

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Ohgod no that just reminds me of Dad trying to be cool - "Wazzappenin', appenin' appenin'?" throwing about peace signs in a way Ali G would because Dad finds him cool and hilarious.
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Oh my god I've only just realised:

WhatsApp - "What's up"
Did you not know that was a pun?
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