Last updated: 2013-03-04
A list? Oh come on...
Surely, lists like 'the ten best...' are annoying, so I'll spare you the numbers and keep the praises short.
Airdroid - free
Wirelessly transfer files like videos and music from your computer to your phone.
DB Navigator - free
DB Tickets - free
If you're frequently travelling through germany by train, you'll find these two useful.
Epicurious - free
Pretty nice recipe browsing app.
Eye In Sky - free
Truly beautiful weather app.
Google Goggles - free
Scan stuff (barcodes, books, groceries, landmarks), get information about it. Can even solve sudokus for you.
IMDb - free
Always wondering in which movies that actor you were just talking about was in? Here's the solution.
Kindle - free
Hands down the best combination of book store and reading app. Available for almost any platform.
Öffi - ÖPNV Auskunft - free
The most sophisticated public transport app out there.
On Air - free
Handy TV guide. Less paper waste, more information.
Parcels - free
Parcel tracking for your Android device.
Google Reader - free
Press - 1,50€
If you're using Google Reader for subscribing to news, you definetly need one of those.
Pocket Casts - 2,49€
Like podcasts? You'll need something like this app, trust me.
Robin - 3,49€
You're on app.net? You need this one. (Btw. I'm @benzimmer there)
Skype - free
A real battery drainer, but useful at times.
Spotify - free
All (ok, most of) the music you can think of at your fingertips, on demand. (Needs subscription with Spotify - 9,99€/month)
Watch inspiring, stunning talks from TED conferences all over the world.
Trello - free
Only useful if you use the (also free) task-/project management service Trello, which you should. No, really!
TuneIn Radio - free
TuneIn Radio Pro - 0,70€
Listen to almost any radio station on the go. (Pro version allows recording)
Echofon Pro - 2,99€
My favorite Twitter client (for the moment).
VX ConnectBot - free
SSH client. For the real pros ;)
WhatsApp Messenger - free
To be honest, I hate this app because it's unsecure, but I'm still using it regularly (damn peer pressure...).
Xabber - free
Imho the best XMPP/Jabber instant messaging client on Android.
Cut the rope - 0,68€
Amazing Alex - free (Premium version available)
"Incredible machine" style puzzle game.
Angry Birds - free (Premium version available)
Eufloria - 3,99€
Strategy game with nice background music and unique gameplay.
Osmos - 2,29€
If you ask me, an absolute must-have.