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    Default Back on Android: Need help on top apps to buy from Google Play

    Hi everyone,

    Recent Android convert here from BB10. I used a GNex way back before trying the Z10. Now I'm back on Android with a Nexus 5. I have a Google Play $50 credit and was hoping if some of you could suggest any top apps to buy.

    Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by leafs123 View Post
    Hi everyone,

    Recent Android convert here from BB10. I used a GNex way back before trying the Z10. Now I'm back on Android with a Nexus 5. I have a Google Play $50 credit and was hoping if some of you could suggest any top apps to buy.

    Thanks!
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    If you like podcasts you could get BeyondPod or PocketCasts.

    If you have two devices with NFC you could get SuperBeam.

    Oh, tapatalk if you like forums.

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    Also you could get one of the music services. Google play all access is $10/month I think.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk 2
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrsmumbles View Post
    Also you could get one of the music services. Google play all access is $10/month I think.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk 2
    In Canada, we get screwed with Google play music.

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    I'm a huge PocketCasts fan and think anyone who listens to podcasts on Android should buy it. Swiftkey is a great keyboard replacement and it is on sale right now. I think Helium Backup Pro is worth what it costs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by leafs123 View Post
    In Canada, we get screwed with Google play music.

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    Oh, how so? I've never used it but I'm curious.

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    SwiftKey. I think it's still on sale today as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrsmumbles View Post
    Oh, how so? I've never used it but I'm curious.

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    Something to do with stupid Canadian regulations. Same reason, there's no spotify.

    Did get swiftkey.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leafs123 View Post
    Hi everyone,

    Recent Android convert here from BB10. I used a GNex way back before trying the Z10. Now I'm back on Android with a Nexus 5. I have a Google Play $50 credit and was hoping if some of you could suggest any top apps to buy.

    Thanks!
    Hmm depends:

    Good Paid Apps that I use or it could be useful:

    1) Nova launcher prime
    A launcher. I prefer this over the standard Google experience launcher that you get. Currently using the latest beta and that version should be out on officially soon.


    2) Tasker
    Best automation app. Works better with root.


    3) Light flow
    If you don't like the way the current led notification works, this app is for you.


    4) HD Widgets.
    Want some good widgets? Here they are.


    5) Camera Awesome
    If you want a better camera experience. Keep in mind that this is fairly new.


    6) And perhaps tapatalk pro?
    Yes, this is awkward considering that I haven't upgraded for that app yet. It is basically a Mobile optimized app that I can browse and post on this site. I can go to other sites with this app as well which is why I use this app



    7) Helium (premium)
    Great backup and restore app. It doesn't require root


    Will add more later...

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    Im not an expert and im new to android, been using my note 3 for a month now. i came from ios. id like to share my paid apps that ive been using. Since im new i had only a few.

    1. NOVA LAUNCHER PRIME for customization

    2. BEAUTIFUL WIDGETS for clock and weather widget

    3. ENPASS password manager. ill switch to 1password when it comes out becoz i have a mac and ios with 1password so i can sync on android also.

    4 MDscan for scanning docs, saving pdf and im uploading it to evernote.

    most of my other apps are free


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    Got pocketcasts, great app. Have nova free, might buy premium.

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    Forgot to mention FOLDERSYNC very useful app if you use cloud storage, i always use this automatically uploads changes you made in a document depends on your setup. i mainly use it for photo backup everynight upload new photos while im asleep

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    Darrel,

    For Enpass you can download the desktop version for Mac from Mac App store which is FREE for limited period. Enpass is also available for iOS, Windows Phone and BB10. For more info check out

    Cheers
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    I think Helium Backup Pro is worth what it costs.
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    Next launcher 3d
    Zooper pro and Future Zooper
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinew Software View Post
    Darrel,

    For Enpass you can download the desktop version for Mac from Mac App store which is FREE for limited period. Enpass is also available for iOS, Windows Phone and BB10. For more info check out

    Cheers
    Hi Sinew Software , thanks for the headsup... donwloading on mac appstore now i can now easily edit and add my logins and other accounts thanks again

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    plex, for streaming media files from your pc to your device.
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    Great discussion and suggestions by everyone. I can't do without Evernote and Pocket. Love both of those apps.
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    I only use one paid app: . Wonderfull music player with amazing playback quality and Flac support.

    I also use free stuff:

    Web browser: Dolphin (Dolphoin browser)
    File manager: ES file Explorer (ES app group)
    Video player : VLC (Videolabs)
    E-book rader : Adilko (Adilko limited)
    Barcode/QR : Barcode scanner (ZXing)
    Playlist maker: My Playlist Maker (martinshinnerl)
    Flashlight app: Droidlight LED flashlight (Motorola mobility LLC)
    Notepad app : Notepad (Banderlabs)
    Tone generator: Pro Audio Tone Generator (Dutchmatic)
    Telemetry : Ulysse Gizmos (Binarytoys)
    Office : AndrOpen Office (andropenoffice.com)
    Lockscreen manager: Lockscreen policy (Chislon Chow)


    Nothing extraordinary, but it keeps my happy.
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    there are so many i use all the free ones lol so I would be no help
    Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 Nexus all the way..
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    Quote Originally Posted by NexusNick123 View Post
    there are so many i use all the free ones lol so I would be no help
    Lol...only asking because I have a Google Play credit. I normally use mostly free apps.

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    When I get credit I spend it on books. lol
    Quote Originally Posted by leafs123 View Post
    Lol...only asking because I have a Google Play credit. I normally use mostly free apps.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 Nexus all the way..
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    Well Neutron music player should really be on your radar couldn't live without it anymore. I don't have it yet, but I'm also considering Light flow as a paid app, it gets glowing reviews...

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