10. Carbon for Twitter
Carbon, prior to its release, was a highly awaited Twitter client. The animation is heavy so a smartphone with some horsepower would be required for the smooth running of this application. The features are not that many but the price could not be better: free.
If you are one of the lucky people who have received their Pebble smartwatch, the Pebble Android app is what you are going to need to make it work. The app can send not only alerts for calls, texts, email and Facebook, but also new apps and firmware updates straight to your pebble.
8. Republic Wi-Fi+
This app encourages the user to use WiFi where available instead of pricey 3G and 4G. You can make calls and transfer data seamlessly using this app and you can combine 3G and WiFi signals for the best internet experience you can get on your smartphone.
7. CNBC Alarm Clock
Yes, this app is exactly what it name suggests: a dedicated alarm clock by a news station. If you are of the habit of turning on financial news in the morning, this app is for you as it gives you everything you need to have in the morning with your coffee.
6. Mood O’Clock Alarm
Most working people would agree that waking up and going to work on a Friday is just not the same as doing so on a Monday. The mood is just different. You would want to wake up to a different song on every day of the week. This alarm app rectifies that situation.
You can find a lot of homescreen launchers on different Android app websites, but it is a little more difficult to get around a replacement for the app switch button. This app admittedly does not add too much functionality and features to the phone but does let you make some interesting changes.
If you find yourself feeling anxious about your NFC-enabled smartphone, then this app was made especially for you. You can lock out your device using this app and make your smartphone ask for a physical key instead of a PIN.
This one is especially for users from the United Kingdom. You can compare prices for different cab services and book one when you feel satisfied. You can advance book cabs and get quotes from different agencies. This app is essentially a replacement for a car.
If you want a few statistics about where you spend most of your time during the day, then this app is for you. It uses cell tower triangulation and WiFi instead of GPS to save on battery life. You can get entire week and month reports and know exactly how much time you spend at the local park and how much at the bar.
1. Ski Tracks
This is probably the easiest way to keep track of your skiing adventures. This app is very battery friendly and will continue to track your adventures even when you are on a phonecall.