Using your Android phone should be fun. Whether you own an early G1, or use a Sony’s Droid, or just picked up the new HTC One+ or a Samsung Galaxy IV or Samsung Note, you can grab plenty of fun apps that will keep you entertained. But with over a million apps now available on the Google Play (Android Market), finding the real gems can take a while.
Below are mentioned some of the top entertainment essentials apps to get you started. Best of all, most of them are free.These apps are selected according to user ratings collected online:
An ideal app for concert lovers, Gigbox notes your current location and tells you when your favorite artist is playing a gig near you. Conveniently, it pulls in all your favorite bands and songs from your Last.fm account, and uses Google Maps to provide directions to venues.
Getting to the gig is only half the fun, as during the concert you can enter the app’s live mode to chat and share pictures with other concertgoers around you. You can also rate the gig and get the current “mood” of the crowd. All of your chats and pictures are stored online as well, so you can go back through them and relive the experience at any time.
2)Flixster Movies (Free)
The definitive app for movie fans is Flixster Movies. Using your current location, Flixster Movies finds the theaters nearest to you and lists the latest openings. You get the showtimes for each movie and theater and if you can’t decide which movie to see, you can check out IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes ratings or watch trailers.
Flixster Movies also links with your Facebook account, so you can share your own ratings and comments about the film you just watched. And in case you’re heading home and want to pick up a DVD, Flixster Movies keeps you up-to-date with the latest DVD releases and ratings.
Pandora might have joined the Android party a little late, but the service is still a big favorite for Internet radio. If you’re a new user, just start with the name of an artist you like, and Pandora will automatically create a virtual radio station especially tailored to your musical tastes.
4)Gmote (Free/$2 Donation)
The large screen of your Android phone is an ideal place for controlling the media library on your computer, and Gmote handles the task gracefully. Through this app, you can use your phone to control movie and music playback via Wi-Fi. Gmote also has a built-in file browser, and can stream music from your PC to your phone.
Setup involves just three easy steps: First, you install the app on your Android phone. Next, you put its server client (which takes only a few minutes to configure) on your PC or Mac.
5)Twidroid (Free/$4.89 Pro)
You can find plenty of Twitter clients for Android phones, but Twidroid stands out with its sleek interface and ease of use. This full-featured client can also shorten URLs and post photos.
If you’re a power user, consider Twidroid Pro ($4.89), which supports multiple accounts, various color themes, video posting, and added features such as the ability to shake the phone to refresh. Seesmic for Android is definitely worth a look, as well.
The above mentioned are some of the best entertainment apps on Android.
The Best thing about Android operating system is that you can update the apps with your own information and give the apps your personnel touch.
For updating Android mobile apps you will have to learn a little bit of Android App programming, but not to worry there are many online sites that can help you learn Android app development.The best part of learning online is that you can study from anywhere you are comfortable and you don’t have to travel other places for learning plus you can record the lectures and view them on your device for future revision or study.