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Excited hello!

Welcome to AF!
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The essential apps that I would recommend (and that I use) are:

Advanced Task Killer - to kill those annoying apps that are written poorly for android and don't close on their own/use loads of battery (don't set it to run all the time though)

AK Notepad - simple notes app

ASTRO - file manager app

Barcode Scanner - very useful for finding apps, also pretty cool

DroidLight - see in the dark using the dual-LED

Goggles - very cool visual search function with google

Google Sky Map - fun app for finding constellations

Google Voice - adds a second number to your phone, if you have a gv account

handyCalc - graphing/scientific calculator, huge features set

Key Ring - get those dumb rewards cards off your keychain and put them on your phone

Maps - self explanatory, great for navigation, never get lost again

Movies - with rottentomatoes reviews, great for finding a movie to go to

Pandora - listen to streaming music for free

Ringdroid - create your own custom ringtones

SchottGunn and The Schwartz Unsheathed - mess around with your friends

Shazam - identify music you don't know

ShopSavvy - scan barcodes and find the best price for an item

SMS Popup - sms notification app with quick reply, reply, close delete and custom notification settings

SNesoid, NESoid and Gameboid - emulators, some of the best games for android can be played this way

Where's My Droid - never lose your phone again, text your phone a keyboard and it turns your volume up and rings if you lost your phone and it's on silent

Where - find gas stations, restaurants, yellow pages stuff etc.

Wikimobile - wikipedia for your phone
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Just got my Motorola DROID by FedEx overnight and I'm playing around, looking for what neat things I can do with it. I'm so excited, it's such a pretty piece of electronics. It's almost like I'm bouncing from excitement inside (but keeping it calm externally since I'm at work)

Welcome to the AF forums and enjoy you visits !! :cool:
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