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Contest: Win a HTC One X From NVIDIA and Droid Life [RAW] (Updated: Winner Picked)

Day 2 of the 2nd Annual Droid Life Reader Appreciation Week is here! Yesterday, we handed out a 16GB Nexus 7, but today, it’s all about the phone side of things instead of tablets. How does an unlocked quad-core HTC One X sound? As one of our favorite phones of all time, we couldn’t be more excited to give this away to one lucky DL reader. Its power and beauty are matched by few if any phones even though it has been on the market for 7 or 8 months. If you haven’t read our glowing review of it, I suggest that you do.

Before we begin though, we wanted to give another big shout out to NVIDIA for putting up some amazing prizes this week including the One X. You won’t find a better gaming experience on any phone thanks to its Tegra 3 quad-core processor and big beautiful screen. If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out the Tegra Zone for all of your gaming needs.

OK, lets give this bad boy away! 


Update:  Our winner is…@TCM_89 who loves him some AirDroid. Congrats!

Prize:  1 (one) HTC One X [Unlocked] phone

*Note – This is an unlocked phone, meaning you can simply slap an AT&T SIM card in and have it run on their HSPA network without problems. It may also work on T-Mobile, but likely not on HSPA.

How to enter:

1.  Follow @NVIDIATegra and @droid_life on Twitter.
2.  Tweet the following message:

Win a HTC One X phone by following @droid_life and @NVIDIATegra! – http://bit.ly/SvQTVS #android #contest #raw

3.  In the comments, tell us what your favorite non-Google app of all time is.
4.  U.S. entries only.


Tomorrow (9/26) at 9:00AM PT, we will select a winner, notify them, and update this post.

Good luck everyone!

  • Adaway is hands down my favorite app!

  • heyheythere

    Pocket. Changes my news reading experience

  • it would have to be root explorer, hands down.

  • imaleaper


  • My favorite app would have to be Flipboard. It just looks so nice and gives me so much relevant news I’m interested in.

  • merman1983

    I’ll say Titanium Backup as well if for other reason than it giving me the confidence to root n’ROM.

  • chp426


  • ESPN Fantasy Football League manager.

  • favorite non google app is dropbox…because most people have it and take it for granted …

  • Ed Milano

    Titanium backup

  • Spotify as it has replaced my car radio, walkman for running and showing off to friends. It’s just too awesome!

  • mising

    Titanium Backup Pro

  • My favorite non- Google app is Titanium Backup…makes flashing ROMs faster

  • Sean

    Root Explorer by far

  • My favorite non-google app would have to be Twitter. Does what I want it to do, I never have any problems with it and it keeps me updated on all my favorite news.

  • Chino562

    Titanium Backup!

  • game? flow free.
    productivity? Astro File manager
    social media? tweedle

  • miketb34

    My fav app would have to be Slices

  • FJFebres

    My favorite non-google app would have to be my Evernote app, I use it everyday.

  • Torque would be my favorite at the moment. I use it with a bluetooth OBD scanner, and can check fault codes on vehicles Works great and saves me and my family a lot of money by not having to go to mech. every time a check engine light comes on.

  • ESPN Fantasy Baseball App.

  • Dropbox keeps my files w/ me on the go!

  • Without a doubt, Boid! Best twitter app out there!

  • Drop box. I like to have my stuff when I need it when I need it where I need it.

  • My favorite non Google app is AK Notepad!

  • Logmein is my favorite non-Google app. Great for anytime access to my stuff!

  • Splashtop remote because whenever im out, and forgot an important file, i can just pull my computer up and load it straight to my dropbox!

  • Right now I would say Nova Launcher, but gotta give Tapatalk some love to keep me in the forums.

  • My favorite non-google app is Decaf which allows me to control my Cloud servers from my phone!

  • Gotta be SwiftKey 3.

  • I’d definitely have to say the official Tumblr app or Power Cam!

  • Flipboard is my favorite non-google app of all time

  • My favorite would have to be …. a yahoo sports app. Though its now being replaced largely by Google now.

  • jab416171

    Gotta have my swiftkey. Literally the best keyboard I’ve ever used. It’s saved me so much time and everyone I show it off to is really surprised at how intelligent it is.

  • My favoritest app made by not google is GasBuddy. Practical and it helps me know when to start yelling at the market.

  • Favorite app has to be Audiogalaxy.

  • Splashtop HD.. almost never have to use my computer now

  • atcheff

    There are so many! ROM Tool box, Handcent, and Apex Launcher have be my top 3

  • Amey

    I should say Clockwork Mod and Titanium Backup are my favorite…

  • My favorite non Google app is go launcher. It makes my phone so pretty and efficient.: )

  • Astrid tasks. Keeps me organized and easy to use.

  • Hmm Tweet Lanes. Use it quite often

  • Titanium Backup without question. Saves so much time and frustration.

  • My favorite app is titanium backup.

  • My favorite non-Google app would have to be Aldiko Reader. Before I purchased a full time e-reader, this was my go-to app for my book fixes. When my Kindle is out of reach Aldiko delivers!

  • johnsandroid.com

    tweetcaster for sure

  • Flashlight. I can’t live without it. 🙂

  • Dropbox. I use it multiple times every day. Makes transfering files really easy.

  • Titanium backup

  • Kyle Fullmer

    Favorite app has to be either Kik messenger for talking to friends or Rom Toolbox to do, well everything else on my phone.

  • SwiftKey keyboard 3

  • Longshot099

    Gotta be swiftkey! Makes typing so much faster…

  • Tweetlanes right now. It is the only twitter client I can actually enjoy that is free with no ads

  • Steven Walt

    Favorite non-Google app is Wifi Explorer Pro. Makes life sooo much easier.

  • My favorite non-Google app is dropbox. With the user friendly design and storage space it lets me view my documents on every android device I own.

  • I think that my favorite non-Google application is ThumbKeyboard. Makes typing on different form factors a breeze.

  • swiftkey 3 best keyboard out

  • Tapatalk is a great forum client.

  • Poynt is by far my favorite app

  • My favorite non google app would have to be swiftkey 3, I can’t stand the stock keyboard.

  • Mark Williams

    Titanium Backup + Root Explorer. Can’t live without them.

  • Mine would also have to be Endomondo Pro. It has really helped me keep track of my running. However, android just has so many amazing apps to offer.

  • Antfigs

    I do love my craigslist not gonna lie

  • Tweet lanes for sure.

  • My favorite “non-google app” of all time is GoSMS Pro. Best app for texting hands down. I’ve used others, the stock android one, Handcent, but i always end up with Go SMS again. Really great app, it’s free, and you can theme it really easily which I like.

  • Nick

    Pandora. I finally caved and bought the Pandora one service and I love it. I never had much luck with the other internet radios.

  • Kusold

    Favorite non-google app has to be Twitter. I use it all the time.

  • Dc

    Nice deal

  • Favorite non google app – DropBox!

  • I love dropbox. Storage of sharable data allos me to switch between phones quickly.

  • word

  • Jonny459

    Titanium Backup

  • Swift Key for sure

  • Def titanium backup

  • Titanium Backup has saved me more times than I can think of I love TB

  • My favorite non Google app must be Titanium Backup, before I had it I would re install every single app every time I would change ROMs

  • Dennis lee

    Scope on Android is great!

  • Swiftkey3

  • It’s either Dropbox or Evernote.

  • Cecil Smith

    Evernote all the way

  • Foxfi here.

  • Alex

    My favorite non Google app had got to be titanium backup. It’s the definition of android in my opinion because it is the biggest & best key for rooting and allowing users the freedom to customize, their android phone!

  • I love taking and sharing photos so it has to be instagram!

  • Evernote is pretty dang handy, I must say

  • schwaller

    SwiftKey3 is a great alt keyboard.

  • Favorite app would be drop box. Having files available everywhere is invaluable

  • Titanium Backup by a long shot, Aldiko and Dropbox would be next in line.

  • Opera Mobile. Just right on my Rezound.

  • 4n1m4L

    Lightflow. Its features should be built into android.

  • nhbraun

    skype, keeps us all connected with the other coast

  • harryharry

    Pulse reader. It’s how I quickly and easily catch up on Droid-Life et al while on the train or whenever I have a few minutes to kill 🙂

  • Jerry C.


  • Tim

    Titanium backup

  • Dan

    Radar Now and Sleep

  • handcent sms goes HAM!

  • stef

    Drop box or tasked hard to choose!

  • My favorite non-Google app is Tweet Lanes. It’s an awesome Twitter client that follows the proper design guidelines for Android apps!

  • 8tracks!

  • Tejas Patel

    Go SMS. Hands down, get features, and its somewhat over looked as being a third party app most of the time. Atrix 4g

  • Spencer

    Swing by Swing – RangeFinder

  • My favorite non-Google app would have to be PowerAmp. I love music and PowerAmp fits me perfectly

  • phatdaddyz01

    Enhanced Email-it works great & the dev even incorporated at leastone of my suggestion.

  • Dropbox. Allow my family to share photos easily and instantly as well as backs them up. Plus we have over 7.5 gigs in space for free.

  • my favorite non-google app is definitely Twitter!

  • droidscythe

    Definitely my SwiftKey keyboard. Will always be on my phones.

  • Utility = Titanium Backup. Fun App = Spotify

  • Gary DiFilippo

    Lastpass, makes your passwords secure while making your life exponentially easier at the same time

  • There are just too many non Google apps to just choose one favorite. But I would have to go with Mighty Text, making it so so easy to text without even picking up the phone.

  • pandora

  • Gotta be Yahoo’s Fantasy Football app. Can’t tell you how many times it has saved me when players get scratched right before their game starts and I am tailgating with no access to a computer!

  • My favorite must be Swype… I can’t function without it.

  • Definitely Dropbox, as a college student and being on the run, nothing is better than having access to everything exactly when I need it.

  • Viper SmartStart

  • Matt Wetzel

    Probably Apex Launcher, it’s obviously my most used app.

  • Probably doubleTwist. Flipboard comes in a close second though.

  • There are just too many non Google apps to just choose one favorite.

  • Shazam. It is so well designed and helps all the time. It also saves me from my music ignorance.

  • triangle8

    It’s definitely swiftkey. Just got a notification that they saved my 10,000 keystrokes.

  • Favorite app is Spotify for functionality… not aesthetics/UX.

  • Rom Toolbox Pro, Definate Lifesaver!

  • MC

    Flipboard is my favorite non-google app. It is a perfect place to combine all of my feeds into one place in a great UI.

  • Tim

    I love The KidZone app. It gives me comfort in knowing my kids aren’t getting access to things that they shouldn’t while I use my device to keep them occupied…

  • Rachael

    Angry birds. Still.

  • Gabe Covert

    Gentle Alarm is certainly the app I use most… It wakes me up 5-6 days a week!

  • Titanium Backup, Saved my life a number of times

  • StormFreak

    GO Launcher EX. Being stuck on Gingerbread is a bummer… but GO Launcher makes things a bit more tolerable.

  • Of all time? Chainfire’s DSLR Remote app!

  • Evernote

  • My favorite is Plume

  • MichaelFranz

    My Favoritie Non-Google App Swift Key. The keyboard is great and the improvement in Version 3 are great

  • Tweetdeck / Tweakdeck makes social media a breeze!

  • Disqus_engadget13

    Pulse app for online websites, saves tabs on the browser

  • Google maps is my fav

  • curt carter

    Simple Physics is my favorite it makes you use your brain to win.

  • martycook1

    Dishpointer pro is the best app I have.

  • Joe Paul

    I do like the Netflix app.

  • Probably the most useful non Google app I have used recently is Smart Tools

  • That’s easy, titanium backup takes the prize hands down.

  • Swift key 3 is my absolute favorite

  • My favorite non-Google app of all time has got to be Tasks. It let’s me sync all of my todo lists in one place with a great interface.

  • Joshua and Bristol Kantor

    swipe pad…makes everything you need accessible at the swipe of a finger!

  • Ismael Sanchez

    has to be titanium back up, it’s saved my life a few times

  • CoinFlip, for those tough choices.

  • Titanium Backup, so easy to use both to backup and restore.

  • come on Kellex, when will you guys show international fans some love?

  • SwiftKey 3 for me, I suck at typing on anything else

  • Unified remote! It lets you control your computer from a distance over WiFi. I like to hook my laptop up to my TV, sit on the couch and control everything with my phone.

  • I think Instagram is my favorite.

  • eddiemac

    flip board is the bomb!

  • Bzow

    Tasker. Best app money ever spent.

  • gooManager – easiest place to download and install custom ROMs on my phone.

  • Mango, a manga reader app, is my favorite non-Google app.

  • Brad Cleveland

    Swipe…or FoxFI

  • delerivm

    Plex, and a close 2nd place is NZB Unity. Combined, those 2 apps make my media server more awesome than I ever imagined it could be.

  • kismet769

    SwiftKey is always the first thing I install on a new phone… Or after a clean flash.

  • Kent Burton

    ROM manager .. I don’t use it as much as I did when I was Rocking the OG droid but this app takes the cake IMHO

  • Chris

    Evernote favorite non-Google app

  • todini


  • scbeck2

    I’d say Beyond Pod. I have a bunch of podcasts I like listening to and it works great for managing the different feeds.

  • Mike


  • Aaron Lee

    Handcent SMS

  • Kurt Edens

    TiB ftw

  • Shawn Mayers

    My favorite non-google app would be a toss up between handcent and tricorder. Handcent for text messaging the way I like it, and tricorder to be able to play star trek, lol.

  • Ehhh.. probably Pocket. I do a lot more reading of articles then I used to

  • Curtis

    Dropbox; makes my school life so much easier! Blackboard has also updated to allow Dropbox integration!

  • Brown Nosin

    Uhh….the Droid Life app for sure!! ….i really want this phone 🙂

  • jakymiwm

    ROM Manager

  • ShockerFred

    Handcent ftw!

  • Jonathan Shell

    Not really an app but a keyboard – Swype

  • Absolutely Titanium Backup. Can’t live without it.

  • Kik messenger

  • My favorite app of all time is SuperSU! Other than that, I use tripit a lot

  • Dawdroid

    Titanium Backup or Root Explorer.

  • kretz7

    Sports Tap

  • babybugga214

    My favorite non Google app is the Bible app. I need to be reminded of what my savior has done for me.

  • idacoolguy

    JuiceDefender…its the only thing that made my thunderbolt useful for the past 18 months.

  • newboyx

    Without a doubt it has to be SwiftKey. First app I reinstall after a flash.

  • devin stawicki

    My favorite app is papijump. An old classic!

  • Rob Mounts

    I am going to have to say that I am enjoying NOVA 3 right now.

  • Isaiah S.

    I would have to say Titanium backup! I have used that app the most since first using it on my OG Droid.

  • swype

  • Shawn Hickman

    Titanium Backup to freeze the bloat.

  • InyRules


  • JS629

    Radar Now!

  • Spotify…let’s me listen to tons of music without having to buy tons of albums!

  • Matthew Milliken

    Foxfi is definitely the most useful app on my nexus

  • Gotta go with Titanium Backup. That app has saved my butt many times.

  • joe

    I would have to say flip board everything I want in one app and easy to navigate

  • JSal

    My favorite non-Google app is: Titanium Backup!!!!!

  • Sling player for sling box

  • chris bjorge

    My favorite non Google app has got to the handcent, I’ve used this app from day one

  • LinuxKnight

    My favorite non-Google app is probably K-9 Mail, since I have more than just GMail accounts to check.

  • AbelRod


  • JD Stoever

    I would have to say Keeper for passwords. Its the only way I can keep every fracking password, and have them at my fingertips. Simple easy and free.

  • Gene Sok Yun

    Without a doubt Flipboard is the best all around app I have for my phone. Easy to use and versatile

  • Jase Quintanar

    Poweramp, got to have a great music player.

  • MJBigDeal

    Wolfram Alpha


    Pandora but have Titanium backup runs every night if there are app changes automatically, its a toss up.

  • Keith Sorota

    Titanium Backup is the obvious choice. I would not be flashing roms if this app did not exist!

  • GasBuddy, saves me money at the pump.

  • AndroidFan

    WiFi tether has saved me several times. Love it.

  • Andrew Smith

    Rhapsody by far. I being a music major this is a huge part of my life.

  • It changes every week, but right now due to the time of year, it’s Yahoo’s fantasy football app.

  • drunkwookiee

    Tesla led. Who needs a flashlight anymore?

  • DanThompson87

    My favorite app would be “Bible”. I use it every morning to listen on the way to work, share passages, and highlight verses etc etc. And best part is its always been FREE(and ad free ;] ) You may not be religious at all but you have to appreciate a good app when you see one ;]

  • Camscanner. It makeefner it easy time send handwritten and typed documents to anyone anywhere. I use It all the time for work. It’s very handy to have and easy to use

  • Brian Krygowski

    Dropbox and logmein make my life so much easier at work and home.



  • Dan

    I really like tapatalk

  • Skype. Even though it is a terrible battery hog.

  • There’s a few apps that are favs but I think I have to go with slacker radio. It’s allowed me to not have to keep buying music and to not have to constantly worry about how much space is left on my phone and I’m always finding a new song I’ve never heard.

  • Timothy Bracken

    WiFi tether has came in handy a few times.


    Gotta say Weatherbug…I know it’s not the most exciting app, but I use it more than a lot of my other apps. In my field of work I need to know what kinda weather I’m gonna be dealing with on a daily basis.

  • Mike Treubig

    Ever note. I wrote a book with it on my phone.

  • My favorite non-Google app is Fast Burst Camera. It is absolutely amazing and super-fast.

  • @aj_grande

    Baconreader. I love my Reddit on the go.

  • Tiago

    GooManager! The best!

  • Handcent SMS

  • JL2499

    Root Explorer….I use it at least 4 times a day. Keeps my phone organized since I have access to everything!

  • whatsapp.

  • slash19

    Titanium Backup

  • iliketreestoo

    my favorite non-google app, at least what I use most often, are Swype and GO SMS with the ICS theme.

  • aan

    I like Astro File manager a lot…

  • aan

    I like Astro File Manager a lot.

  • SStewart654


  • I use GrooveIP daily. I’m able to call family and friends back at home in .AU for free. It has literally saved me thousands of dollars.
    Dropbox does get a special mention as well. Love that app.

  • My fav app is quickPic it makes my slow android phone load photos fast!

  • michael arazan

    Rainy Days app, perfect weather radar that covers the entire globe and uses google maps to show the weather radar coverage. shows weather traveling up to a half an hour in dirction and sets on gps where you live, had it since my D1, works perfect for 3 years so far.

  • Douglas Hill

    I would have to say PocketCasts.

  • Slice

  • Sporttster

    Titanium Backup

  • I used doubleTwist’s Alarm application everyday because of its “Sleep Cycle” feature. That way, I rarely wake up exhausted. Not only is it convenient, it’s also very sleek and intuitive.

  • RadicalPie

    My favorite app of all time is Netflix. Wasting countless hours is awesome!!!

  • brintonjay

    Pulse! Cause it helps me stay up on all the droidlife.com contests!

  • Titanium Backup all the way.

  • Don Luong

    It would probably be drop box!

  • l k

    My favorite app is beautiful widgets

  • chanmannn

    pulse ftw

  • Words With Friends!

  • Larry


  • Lawrence

    Shazam! It’s on my lockscreen just so I can catch the song playing on the radio as fast as i can.

  • by far the best non-google app to date is Pandora. I use it everyday and on long trips. It’s fantastic and more reliable than anything else I’ve tried.

  • SeekDroid!

  • Nova Launcher is my favorite app.

  • Christian Lira

    Favorite non-Google app? Tapatalk, hands down. I can visit a billion different forums, including DroidLife, with just one app.

  • Gotta be either desksms or evernote

  • AndrewBuell


  • Chris Chen

    ROM Toolbox Pro. Best all-in-one app ever!

  • I would have to say Rage of Bahamut (game) or Swype beta

  • Brandon

    My favorite non-google app of all time would have to be Baconreader or Reddit news (before these apps it was the OG app “reddit is fun”).

    • Brandon

      and if I had to go one step further and select my favorite gadget of all time outside of an app — I would have to choose my erector set!

  • Skittleoid

    Swype beta

  • Jose Duran

    Swiftkey 3 is my favorite non-Google app.

  • Jordan Aronson


  • Chris Chen

    ROM Toolbox Pro. Has almost everything you could ever need.

  • thefoot

    Has to be drop box help me share my files and what not between all my devices

  • Even_Steven805

    ROM manager

  • My favorite would have to be Chord

  • Graph 89 Free, the graphing calculator emulator. That little app has come in handy so many times when I couldn’t find a decent physical calculator anywhere…

  • cizzlen

    Would have to say Titanium Backup by far. Best app for flashing custom ROMs

  • Dropbox has been so useful for me. Use it every day

  • Elixir It is the ultimate tool to see your device

  • braymeck

    Taptu is awesome…..been using it nonstop!

  • Sinaps


  • Definitely SwiftKey X. Been using it since the beginning and it never let’s me down. Best keyboard by far.

  • Salbucks


  • My favorite app would be handcent sms..

  • roger lucas


  • Kcdroid

    My favorite non-Google app is definitely TweetCaster pro. It is by far the best twitter app for phones and tablets.

  • mhous33

    favorite app currently is Solid Explorer. it has 2-panel navigation and supports the most popular cloud services. also supports ftp, sftp, and smb/cifs. best of all, it’s free.

  • dylan84


  • Hmm. Probably dropbox. I use it everyday.

  • Jon Ellingson

    Root Explorer has to be it

  • Favorite app isn’t even on the market anymore but freedi youtube downloader is the best app to side load!

  • Justin

    Favorite non-google app: Lightning bug
    Great to use to take you away from where you are!

  • adam

    gta 3

  • My favorite non-google app is AnkiDroid (or Anki). Its a flashcard app that uses algorithms to determine how often a card will show up in review, to help you learn more effectively. Super awesome app for students.

  • LastPass!

  • my favorite would have to be n.o.v.a.3

  • Juan Lopez

    It was Beluga until Facebook acquired it. Now it’s Groupme. Great way to talk to a group of friends.

  • Evernote has to be my favorite all time non-Google app, I use it on a daily basis and find it way better than any other note taking app I’ve used.

  • Jose Galeas

    my favorite non google app right now is probably TweetLanes, I love the Holo-theme UI its sleek and easy to use, even though im missing notifications, it doesnt kill my battery like most other twitter apps. over all for being out for such a new app its already better then most other twitter apps.

  • Lakerzz

    I have to say that my favorite app is Evernote. I use it just about everyday. It was a tough choice between Evernote, and SMS Popup.

  • It’s a tie between Songza and Swiftkey for me.

  • K2

    Root Explorer. The day I found out about root explorer was the day I really found out about what android phones can do.

  • Love using ESPN Radio App

  • James dennis

    my Favorite non-google app, i have to say THE BEST app i have fell in love with is Pixlr-O-Matic THE BEST APP for Picture Editing. Its an app that keeps on giving every time it updates you get something new such as new effects that can make any picture look AMAZING !!!!

  • Matthew Whitaker

    Swype! It makes it so much easier to text.

  • My favorite non google app would have to be Pandora. You discover new music without having to turn on the radio!

  • Shazam: there’s nothing like tagging good new music over a few drinks and listening to it with Spotify later!

  • @bcbizzy

    My favorite app is rom toolbox, so many useful tools in one app

  • Bradley Ruiz

    Root Explorer

  • Murphy


  • Dolphin Browser Mini

  • I loved using LauncherPro back in my OG Droid days.

  • Doan


  • gasbuddy

  • Pulse is my favorite app. It keeps me up to date on all my favorite sites! That’s how I found out about this contest! ^_^

  • queuetube so i can play youtube music in the background

  • Mike Tapia


  • Titanium Backup! I can get rid of that stupid bloatware!

  • Apex launcher. It’s my most used app, since it’s the launcher.

  • Brady McEwen

    Titanium Backup Pro, worth every penny and then some.

  • Again I’m gonna have to go with Enviro-Bear 2010. THE most realistic bear driving simulator to date!

  • Titanium backup

  • Can’t live without the xdadevelopers app.

  • My Yahoo Fantasy Football app is great. Gives me up to date on how my team and league is doing on the go…..

  • Dropbox! I can access all my files on the go and all my photos are backed up! I heard a story of a mother who took her child’s first moments with her phone. Had they been synced over Dropbox, she wouldn’t have had to announce it on national radio.

  • Mina Beshara

    Favorite non-Google app has to be Netflix; I wouldnt be able to get through the day at work without it!

  • SwiftKey is easily my favorite non-Google app. I’ve saved over 10,000 keystrokes!

  • TiBu is an absolute necessity if you are flashing ROM’s. I love it.

  • Mike Scandiffio

    If i have to pick one it Has to be SUPERUSER.Without it nothing would be possible People.

  • RealCalc

  • amosk


  • G A

    Skype has been very good to me.

  • Bryan Saroza

    i have to go with olivetree bible

  • Most definitely Titanium Backup. Best app ever made

  • Paul Taylor

    Hate to be a copycat, but Titanium backup allows me so much peace of mind.

  • Adam

    Nova Launcher, Hands down my favorite.

  • Kevin Davis

    Probably pulse, it’s used daily and I’ve had it forever and never had a problem. Or Swype, the only app that I miss if it’s not installed.

  • Thomas Klimuc

    I really like Pocket right now. Great to read articles later.

  • ferrari187

    swiftkey 3 for sure, best keyboard ever!

  • Titanium backup! Makes flashing all the latest ROMs super simple.

  • M A


  • Untappd

  • I have to go with SwiftKey 3

  • would have to be rom toolbox pro.

  • Flipboard. Never used it before my GS3 and now it’s the first thing I look at every morning.

  • JMillion

    I love Spotify. and i was a person that shunned it for so long for months. Till i actually tried it. Once i did i was able revisit nostalgia and create some new ones.

  • ajhall62

    Swiftkey 3.I enter a lot of online contests and it speeds up entering the daily entry contests.

  • ………………FIFA2012…………makes conference calls so much more productive.

  • Titanium Backup.

  • Alex

    Handcent SMS. It lets me customize my messages exactly how I want them.

  • Tricorder

  • redline727

    Atlanta Falcons Mobile App! It keeps me on point with my team since I don’t get a lot of coverage on them since I don’t live in GA

  • double twist

  • paj

    Torque would be at the top of my list.

  • love Swype

  • YouVersion Bible app

  • Vancer

    StumbleUpon love stumbling across cool websites I probably wouldn’t otherwise see..
    TuneIn is a close second.. lets me hear all my favorite radio stations from home.

  • Aalf Alvarez

    Seriously Rom toolbox is the best non Google app

  • Dan

    FoxFi hands down 🙂

  • Swype

  • SWIFTKEY 3, best keyboard hands down!!

  • John Scarpa

    Facebook….haha! Just kidding!
    I like TunedIn Radio. Very helpful to listen to music or talk radio while on a road trip.

  • felipeghale

    Go Launcher Pro

  • Ramon Gomez

    Titanium backup for sure

  • nutpn

    I love anything Android,because I am a Android Nut….

  • Phil

    Drop box is my favorite app

  • g_what

    Favorite app ever is SwiftKey. There is nothing that comes close. It is the first app I install on new devices or on a new rom on current devices 🙂

  • MikeRoch

    How about tapatalk 2. Absolutely love it!!!

  • Drop box, hands down. I always have everything I need when I need it where I need it.

  • Doug Plowden

    Favorite non Google app of all time is Pandora because I use it all the time. lol

  • Favorite app is PowerAMP.. Best Android music player, hands down..

  • Pdiddy187

    Franco kernel app.

  • mrod


  • Swift Key…best keyboard ever

  • Plume is by far my favorite non-Google app. The design is excellent and it is always a pleasure to use. Easily, my most used app on my phone.

  • One bus away

  • thecharrr

    twicca, works great on my low end Android device for tweeting

  • Swiftkey 3 Best keyboard ever!

  • Sms Backup and Restore.

  • SuperGNES (SNES Emulator). IMO the SNES is THE greatest game system ever made

  • YouVersion Bible app. 🙂

  • Edson Sanchez

    My favorite non Google app is mlb at bat. Sorry folks I’m a baseball junkie constantly on the go.


    Kik Messenger. Way better than texting!

  • stridakira

    Favorite non-Google app has to be ROM Toolbox.

  • Trevin Francom

    Favorite non Google app. SwiftKey, hands down. And I love HTC phones!

  • Holo Launcher.

  • nlwilkins

    Titanium backup. For all my new ROM installs.

  • eltacoguapo

    Does the camera count as an app because it’s probably the most used feature on my phone, hands down. If I had a One X I can have an even better camera to mess around with…*wink wink*

  • Austin Anderson

    i would have to say, WidgetLocker Lockscreen. It allows me to customize my unlock screen to my specific needs!

  • snevetSffeJ

    Skype. I can video chat with family out of state and country

  • My favorite is embark nyc subway app

  • osc707

    I’m a fan of 500px, being a photography junkie is my second habit after being an Android junkie

  • superuser? um swiftkey or reddit is fun or netflix

  • BHuber

    TapaTalk.. otherwise I never would have heard about any of this.

  • Aaron McDonald

    Spotify hands down.

  • Robert Crandall

    Has to be Beautiful Widgets. Been using it on every phone since the OG Droid.

  • Go SMS has been my friend since I first purchased a smartphone.

  • King of Nynex

    I’ll go with the less obvious Sports Radio Droid. I like having it on when doing random work!

  • Lex_Lai

    Just one app? Gah, that’s hard but I have to say it’s Seesmic. It’s an almost perfect tweet client and one that I’ve been using more over a year.

  • Daniel

    my favorite non Google app is probably the twitter app Twicca. I have YET to find something that is as fast and feature rich for the great price of free. I’ll always stand by it

  • George264

    I’m going to have to say Facebook, and the world will hate me. It’s just the way I usually communicate with people after school, and it’s cool to share some stuff. Meh. If only I could pick a Google app… YouTube would have been my go-to with no thought. Oh well, it’s Facebook.

  • Would I be a kiss up if I said Tegra Zone???

  • Bobby A

    My favorite non-Google app is Spotify

  • Score Mobile

  • My favorite non Google app is double twist.

  • faganm24


  • Shaun

    My favorite app is Pandora

  • PudgyPanda


  • Michael

    Have to agree with Bewara, drop box is my little baby! After having 3 sd cards and 2 flash drives fail on me (How I don’t know) drop box has been my go-to for syncing everything I love it.

  • David Chu

    Titanium Backup!

  • Owewil3225

    Words with friends. Yes I’m late to the game but it’s still fun.

  • Wyveryx

    Stupid Zombies…. I can’t put the damned thing down…. I’ll go without sleep just trying to get to the next level

  • I love Dropbox

  • Reddit Sync. I’ve whiled away many queues and wait rooms reading Reddit on this app.

  • QuickPic, It is soooo much better then my stock htc Rezound gallery app!

  • AJA0

    The Evernote app. I use it for everything.

  • Jeff Miller

    TweetCaster Pro….keeps me updated on all twitter news like Droid-Life

  • Probably a tie between SwiftKey 3 and Kindle. I’d have to say that both make my life CRAZY better. But if I had to pick? SwiftKey 3. Hands down.

  • I’m a big fan of Nova Launcher! Brings a little more customization to my phone and tablet.

  • Google Now is by far, my favorite app

  • Droid3guy

    Has to be Dropbox.

  • Evernote is my go to for everything especially for school and all of my notes

  • It would have to be swiftkey.

  • Morenoc12

    ROM tool box got it back in the day to support team Liberty and has become something incredible useful for root users

  • chadstone30

    Facebook. I know. I am lame.

  • Handcent

  • Packratako

    I got 2 favorite non-Google app: dropbox because its quick easy and best cloud server for students like me; Daily Ab Workout, good way to work abs the right way and that was also free thanks to amazon free app of the day.
    We broke students will be happy bout anything free! 😀

  • Most used and favorite app is tapatalk

  • XDA-Premium, by far. If it wasn’t for the XDA App, I wouldn’t really have the will to flash as many ROMs as I do 😉

  • Favorite non google app – Flipboard. I’ve used it so much since I got my GNex… more than all other apps combined.

  • MarC

    Swype since it’s the one non-Google app I use the most.

  • Francisco Munoz

    My favorite Non google app is a hard choice but i would have to go with Tablet Talk. Texting from my nexus 7 while my HTC Rezound is charging has saved me from having to stay cabled in.

  • bonanzalarry

    Chant. Great app.

  • Bicycle019

    Best app is swiftkeyX, I use it everyday on both phone and tablet.

  • Skype

  • Most definitely has to be ROM manager. Made this magical world of Bugless Beast even more magical!!!

  • Swiftkey 3. I text a good amount and I love this keyboard. I’ve tried many and nothing tops it in my opinion.

  • Favorite non-Google app of all time is Launcher Pro. Gave my OG Droid that buttery-esque feeling.

  • Gotta be Swype.

  • Mike Ferlitsch

    My favorite non google app is by far SUPERUSER, gotta have that root permission manager

  • Sonic_44

    My Favorite Non-Google made app besides DL is PowerAmp! It just works PERFECTLY for me and they are always updating to keep up with Google.

  • Illegitimi non Carborundum


  • Facebook!

    Haha just kidding. Facebook sucks.

    Titanium Backup probably.

  • Dropbox

  • I have to say my favorite non google app is kick flick football. But unfortunately I have a iPhone I need a android I hate this stupid thing I want android back bad

  • My fav-o-non-google app would be RunKeeper. In my opinion the best running tracker.

  • Fattie McDoogles

    Dropbox hands down! It backs up my stuff from anywhere and I can access it anywhere.

  • Apex, My Backup Pro, Poynt, Plume, SWIFTKEY… Wait, I’m only supposed to list one? Not possible. There’s just too many!

  • I can’t live without my Pulse Reader on a daily basis. I love it!

  • Kevin Hebert

    Baby Care ftw!

  • SwiftKey X because it even corrects my crazy hashtags. Thanks NVIDIA for adding your greatness alongside Droid Life for this contest. My laptop is NVIDIA complete!!

  • Chad

    Titanium backup!!!

  • Nova Launcher

  • Newsrob

  • butterhasbeenspread

    Definitely going with Pulse.

  • Andre Brown

    UberMusic, hands down best looking music app

  • flipboard….love it…

  • Dropbox

  • Favorite app is definitely ROM Toolbox by jrummy.

  • Shawn

    Twicca its amazing.

  • Lucas Mayo

    Reddit News

  • henrywm

    My favorite is My Profiles. It silences my phone when I go to work and restores the ringer when I leave, all automated.

  • My favorite Non-Google app is ZipThemer. Endless possibilities for my ADHD

  • Recnurt

    ZDbox. its a great app, and battery app.

  • Michael Wilson


  • butterhasbeenspread

    Definitely going with Pulse.

  • Jamarcus White


  • Root Explorer is definitely my favorite non Google app.

  • thyrdrail

    my favorite non-google app is yelp as i use it all the time. it’s very helpful in helping me find businesses and services i need to use.

  • meowmix

    all time app is titanium backup !

  • Gotta give it to Flipboard!

  • Cyclone_Cy

    Dolphin browser.

  • dave


  • Sabinog3

    Launcher Pro, it helps keep my OG Droid alive! (Hint: I’ve got an unlimited plan)

  • Evan Knofsky

    BaconReader is 100% awesome!

  • Jason

    My favorite app is CamScanner, use it constantly

  • Richard Tubbs

    amazon mp3

  • My favorite probably has to be circle launcher!

  • Bently Wong


  • moccor

    My favorite app is Dolphin Browser Mini.

  • Titanium Backup

  • Dain Laguna

    horn. 🙂 mobile gaming at its finest

  • Arlind Emini

    ES File Explorer

  • Facebook…duh!

  • S Allen

    My favorite non-google app is Twonky. Sharing content with my TV is so easy!

  • Teamviewer to access all over my devices!!

  • Root Explorer. 😀

  • Well technically speaking, superuser. This is the app that revolutionized the android eco system. Opened the doors for so many possibilities and gave the user complete control of his or her phone. 2nd choice would have to be netflix, time burner anywhere you are at.

  • Dropbox for sure. Use it for school and work

  • ROM Manager of course

  • MisterFrancisco

    For me it’s Flipboard I’m constantly on it for news and articles of all kinds and I love the UI

  • Definitely titanium backup! It’s crazy how much time it has saved me

  • Couldn’t live without Titanium Backup!

  • Matt Smeltzer

    Either Titanium Backup or Pocket Casts

  • ccrazyman

    My favorite non Google app would have to be Swift Key X! I am so fast now and it pretty much know’s what I want to say its awesome.

  • delriogil

    Favorite non-Google app has to be Tasker. Makes my life so simple.

  • Bigwavedave25

    DSP Manager (audio) is that an app?
    Close second is Ti Backup or Dropbox 🙂

  • Rafael Gonzalez

    Titanium Backup!!

  • SwiftKey keyboard is my favorite!

  • jszklany

    clockwork recovery – i’m a flash-a-holic

  • Chris

    Handcent SMS

  • JRummy’s ROM Toolbox Pro! Combines all the great Root apps.

  • coaddix001

    My favorite app is Kik cause I use it all the time!

  • master94

    Google maps, because Apple cant touch it, but non Google app is easily skydrive

  • maverick9611

    I’m going to have to say Swype. Been using it since the first beta and could never go back to touch typing

  • punkorambo

    SwiftKey X changed the way I used my keyboard forever!

  • ROM Manager – a must have for crack flashers.

  • craigslist notification

  • Pandora!!!

  • Go Launcher EX

  • darkstknight1523

    Dropbox makes me a happy ‘droider

  • My favorite non-Google app of all time is Issimo. The best Twitter app I’ve ever used!

  • Bacon Reader

  • smashingplanets

    Launcher pro

  • My Favorite non-Google app of all time is Instagram.

  • xraytedjim

    Titanium backup

  • kdegz

    Root Explorer! Without it I couldnt get half the bloat off my other android devices!

  • TurtlePowah

    Handcent is the first thing I install

  • soccerburn55


  • Kevin

    Locale, don’t have to change my phone settings whatever I am.

  • TrueGentleman

    I am a huge fan of waze

  • time_span

    Most definitely titanium backup!

  • drparty

    pocket casts!

  • Michael Gillenwalters

    Wifi analyzer, I’m always using it for network optimization.

  • My fav is Handcent. I make it all girly and stuff.

  • Netflix. Gotta love being able to watch TV shows anywhere.

  • Jason Brown

    my favorite non-google app has to be sound hound infinity. the best app out there that allows me to quickly find out the name of a song that i havent heard before.

  • TripleZero

    I love Flipboard!

  • Favorite non-google app would be CamScanner

  • MasterEthan

    GooManager! Never been easier to keep up with ROM updates!

  • I like LoseIt!

  • LionellMarshall

    Tough choice …Dropbox and maybe Amazon

  • raoul duke

    poweramp hands down its on all the time

  • Titanium Backup. On the Droid 4, it pays to have an app like that

  • namos23

    Easy. Superuser 😛

  • Definitely Titanium Backup. Saves so much time!

  • Jason Bauman

    Recently audible is the most used non Google app. Can’t wait yo use it on one x

  • Dropbox

  • javier rodriguez

    Handscent SMS I have tried others they get close but its just the best

  • lilcledix

    My favorite app is daily motion.

  • pd240x

    Root Explorer is definitely my favorite. Its been around since the OG droid rooting days.

  • Rob

    jrummy tool box is the way to go…

  • Yoba2000


  • Gyroslice

    My favorite non-Google app has got to be Pocket. Makes catch up on things so much easier.

  • my favorite non google app of all time has to be iheartradio. need to have my music with me at all times!

  • c1tabor

    Favorite non google app has to be swiftkey 3.

  • Daniel Lane

    Words with Friends

  • Reddit Sync is easily my favorite! Get’s me my reddit fix on the go 🙂

  • sam4327

    Dropbox. Or possible Abduction. Best addicting simple game ever

  • I really like Feedly.

  • Matt Wilt

    Swype….best keyboard app. Makes it so easy.

  • Dustin Foreman

    Best app is trickster mod. That app rocks!

  • Garrett

    ROM toolbox pro all day long

  • I would have to say Pulse is my favorite non-google app

  • relkma

    My favorite app of all time must be ROM toolbox!! Jrummy is the man and ROM toolbox never ceases to amaze me with how many paid apps it replaces. For me it is the best $5 I have ever spent in the android market!!

  • the app that can get into wifis without the use of a password completely forgot the name

  • Chris Taylor


  • Jason Hansen

    Right now I am going to go with cSipSimple for some free voip calls.

  • stubbX

    Flipboard has made my life sooooo much easier and I love the app and widget.

  • ROMManager

  • Matthew Herring

    Tweet Lanes REPRESENT!!!

  • Dropbox,hands down!

  • Josh Sleeper

    Hands down Pandora. I use Pandora more than should legally be allowed haha.

  • Jacky Kimes

    I <3 Dropbox.

  • Been using handcent SMS since the og droid

  • Barfight

    Tweetdeck, or course.


  • Ad Blocker! Best app ever made!

  • Flashaholic here…. couldn’t live without Titanium Backup!

  • Manthas

    Hmmmm, probably Plume. It is by far the best social media client available. It trumps Facebook and the “official” Twitter app by miles, and even tends to be a little smoother than Google’s own G+ app.

  • Favorite app = Pocket

  • ddom

    Pocket casts

  • I’d have to say my favorite app is WidgetLocker. I’m still stuck on Gingerbread, so having a customizable ICS lockscreen is wonderful.

  • Soundcloud is awesome! There are so many great artists on soundcloud, and I can save all of my on-board data for other things.

  • ScoobySnack

    DL app


  • From April to Oct my most cherished app is MLB At Bat.

  • Favorite non-Google app is hands down Pandora, listening to music throughout the day makes it more exciting and makes time fly

  • TheCheapGamer

    This music player kicks ass. Great custom settings and a full EQ.
    Sure it wasn’t free (trail at least) but well worth the money. This was my first app I ever paid more than $1 for.

  • DeeMat

    Favorite non-Google app of all time had to be the one I used the most over the last few years… Swype.

  • Rom Toolbox, hands down

  • Falcon for Android by far… dev keeps up the great work

  • pandora

  • Has to be handcent sms followed by ghost commander

  • Hands down titanium backup. Makes life much easier

  • Mine is Instagram…I like finding and sharing pictures to the world!

  • forum8417

    my favorite non google app would be adw launcher.

  • Evernote for everything!

  • ProfessAndObey

    Bible by YouVersion

  • Root explorer all the way

  • tryptech

    AdAway hands down. I always forget that it’s there, but every now and again when I see a blanks space where an ad should be, I realize that it’s the greatest thing for UX ever.

  • Mark Kisiel

    Easy tether…

  • kingblake99


  • Dustin Casper

    “Rage Faces”, because trolling my friends is awesome.

  • Mike Sullivan

    By far, Zedge and Handcent are my favorites

  • That’s sooo tough but I would say my fav non Google app would be titanium backup. I am a rom-a-holic and couldn’t live without it.

  • DroidXFanatic

    Droid X Forums app! Where I learned everything about my phone and still my daily driver 🙂

  • My favorite non-Google app is Pandora. Internet radio for the win.

  • Twitter because it lets me get the latest tech news all in one place!

  • KennyVeltre

    I’d have to say my favorite app is critical strike portable. It’s a very fun counter strike game for android.

  • Gotta be Twicca. Best Twitter client, IMO. So many features. Just wish it had Holo theming.

  • best non google app has to be gas buddy. saving money on gas thanks to my android.

  • gregmdusa

    Gotta say Shazam is one of my favorites. Use it all the time.

  • Titanium Backup so I can back up easily from ROMs.

  • Fredy Nativi

    Well I Guess I’ll Go With Tapatalk As I Use It A Lot

  • PatrickDackins

    The best non-google app has to be Seekdroid. Its saved me a time or two.

  • Schaweet

    Favorite has to be Tibu. It makes flashing nightlies a breeze. Gets me back up and running with all my apps in no time.

  • rom tool-box will be best for me

  • cgalyon

    I have developed quite a fondness for Pulse.

  • ROM manager ties with swiftkey for me.. but if i had to choose it would be Swiftkey

  • Lax77

    No brainer…Dropbox! Absolute must have.

  • mcygnus

    Flipboard! I’m addicted.

  • My favorite app is swype.

  • Handcent gotta love it!

  • Astro File launcher!

  • melan26

    hmm.. non-Google app – Pandora.

  • Slingbox for some lunch breaks.

  • Dickydubbs

    It’s got to be circle launcher

  • Mine would have to be Plume. While I don’t tweet often, I love to catch up on others’ tweets, and this app is IMO the best for it.

  • textplus for those days you werent able to pay the bill and still need to contact people

  • Grady

    ROM Toolbox 🙂

  • crocopter


  • GooManager because it makes it so easy for ROM updating..

  • chickaholic

    Swype! Couldn’t live without it.

  • Gotta go with Tweakdeck.

  • Titanium Backup. Such a cliche answer, but you can’t beat its usefulness.

  • foursquare ! i love to know where or what are some good ol places to stuff my face get great deals cause im frugal and share great times with people like my awesome boyfriend

  • Tasker is the best app ever. I have heard of people switching from Iphone for this app. It has so many uses.

  • I love Songza since it allows me to get through the workday no matter what mood I am in.

  • Jared

    Favorite non-Google app= Tasker FTW!!

  • Franz

    Sygic + Nexus 7 = Best offline GPS experience.

  • Euchre by Jeffreys Software is my favorite, most used non-Google app of all time!
    edit: no I’m not associated with this app or developer in any way, shape or form.

  • Travis Shepherd

    Memedroid, I give it more attention than my wife!

  • chnsawalex


  • My favorite non-google app of all time is Plants vs Zombies! Love that game! Good luck everyone.

  • jc

    Reddit Sync

  • danecdote

    I’m a news junkie and, thus, Pulse has fast become my favorite app.

  • Talk app so i can stay connected with friends and love ones via video or text

  • hamblindave


  • i love comixology except for the fact that i now buy way more books than i did before i got an android device

  • Root explorer

  • Meptrep

    Twitter For Android. Not even Boid or Tweet Lanes can replace it, yet.

  • It’s GOTTA be Beach Buggy Blitz… I can simply not believe that app is free. So fun and you’re not bombarded by IAP in any way. Tremendous app.

  • It’s a tie between Reddit Sync and Reddit is Fun.

  • Handcent SMS…easily

  • DeskSMS by ClockworkMod. Well worth the $5 per year for texting on my phone, tablet, and any Internet browser!

  • My favorite app of all time would have to be YouTube I spend most of my Gigabytes there watching phone reviews and tech news

  • grea8one

    Tweetdeck, I use it all day.

  • PowerAmp. The best music player app, hands down.

  • Swift key 3. Hands down.

  • Dlongb13

    Strava, I like wrecking egos.

  • I can’t live without my Gstrings tuner. Helps me tune my students quickly!

  • ScottyByrd

    USAA mobile banking app. I no longer have to use my computer and printer to deposit.

  • Yo everyone, Imma Let you finish, but SWYPE is the best non-google app OF ALL TIME.

  • Dish remote access so i can watch TV on my phone anytime and anywhere

  • Jared Grizzle

    Titanium Backup…first installed app after wipe….everytime

  • Speedtest.net App… I think I have a fetish with testing my data speeds

  • xps24

    For me it has to be evernote!!! I use it so much it’s crazy!

  • Tytyrandle

    Titanium Backup is by far the most useful app I have used since the OG Droid. – @lildude008

  • will


  • Definitely either gReader or netflix.

  • WormDoes

    Plume! Best Twitter client for Android. Period!

  • garrett sullivan

    Rom Manager for the simple utility of the app.

  • DCX

    I love Dropbox, but I’m starting to enjoy Box as well – not a fan of the 100MB upload limit, but still enjoy a free 50GB storage space… AND since I just got invited to try Box Sync, it’s even more better!

  • droidrazredge

    I have Dropbox. You start out with 2 GB free storage. With referrals, dropbox contest, and camera uploads I am now up to 8 GB. Also with certain phones (HTC, Samsung) you can get a free 25gb, 50gb respectively by logging into the preloaded software. You just can’t beat that. I love the synchronization. I have set up a shared folder between my phone and home PC and secretary to work on various files. So far, it has worked flawlessly. I am always up to date.

  • I would have to say that my favorite.. Non-Google app is BeyondPod.. I am avid podcast listener and I love it.

  • Dropbox

  • There’s nothing better than Titanium Backup. It’s the missing piece of the Android experience that I wish were stock.

  • John Arnst


  • droidify

    The droid-life app of course

  • favorite app is bootmanager 🙂

  • ma5t3rw1tt

    I would have to say Titanium Backup Pro is the best non google app. So many options and makes backups super easy

  • kylebrodeur


  • AJ


  • Business calendar or enhanced email. Can’t decide

  • kerrigjl


  • Jason Rock

    Yea i would have to say that my favorite app would be pulse love it that i am able to get all my technology information in one app.

  • NorCalDroid


  • Conan

    It’s doubleTwist for me

  • Songkick is my favorite non-Google app. So much money has been spent thanks to that app.

  • Eric

    Titanium Backup! Its a root users wet dream!

  • Poweramp all the way!

  • Noah P

    My favorite non Google app is Pulse

  • navigon is my favorite app actually…

  • YariCavi

    favorite app would be Foxfi

  • seesmic and astro file manager hands down

  • I’m really new to the android world, but my favorite non-Google app so far has got to be the Mint app.

  • Christian Bennett

    Evernote. So useful

  • Non google hmmm, mobile odin.

  • My favorite non-google app would have to be Evernote. It’s faster than writing down notes, all my notes are synced to my computer, and that’s helped me out a lot in school

  • Terminal Emulator its self-explanatory;)

  • teknque

    favorite non google app.. thumb keyboard

  • Facebook. Just kidding, Skype.

  • Jeff Eckert

    Rom Toolbox

  • Jerry

    Where’s my Water. I am addicted.

  • My favorite non-google app is reddit news. I use it all the time.

  • Roderick Cross

    GooManager its better than ROM Manager definitely

  • k.houan

    Favorite non-Google app would have to be Swiftkey 3 fo sho! Makes texting effortless!

  • VCast Apps!

  • my favorite app is google maps

  • Kassidy Klink

    amo navi x

  • keith begeman

    beautiful widgets 🙂

  • Dropbox is incredible, favorite app, hands down

  • Mike Barcomb

    Imo beta

  • Jake

    Beautiful Widgets is the first app I install anytime I get a new phone. It’s hard to beat the beauty and functionality.

  • Evernote is the best.

  • My favorite non-google app lately is SkyDrive.

  • My favorite app is Motomizer Expert because it allows me to speed up the performance of my
    Bionic by overclocking and adding new governors and other root-related tweaks, and it’s one of the only apps that carry over to every rom I install.

  • Titanium Backup, because I will always be able to pick up right where I left off after flashing a new ROM, completely restoring all of my information and data. As someone who buys a new phone every 6 months to a year to have the latest and greatest, Titanium Backup helps me skip that boring setup stage and get right to enjoying the phone like it was meant to be enjoyed.

  • Zplayer. What Ubermusic should had been.

  • Pmagent2013

    my favorite non Google app has to be the optimum app, i love being able to dvr shows while im out so i don’t forget to later. I just want to be able to watch live tv on it.

  • LowCalGH

    Kindle app. Use it all the time.

  • boogity

    my favorite non-Google app is my backup pro becuse it helps me keep everything if anything ever hapens to my phone

  • MajorBlaze

    For me, Evernote is my favorite. For a full-time student, note taking and keeping up with homework is simplified ten fold. Not to mention that you can access notes on all of your devices. Its a life saver.

  • Jesse Wisener

    Rom Manager.

  • My favorite non google app is definitely Rom Manager. Its keeping my ancient Droid X alive!

  • Root explorer

  • Untappd…I drink a lot of beer

  • Pulse is my life! If I didn’t use it so much everyday, my phone might actually hold a charge for more than 5 hours haha

  • jweiss12

    my favorite non google app is probably flipboard

  • Quick profiles is one of my favorite applications.

  • Ivo Shandor

    App2sd is my favorite but the new skydrive is giving it a run for its money.

  • Skydrive! nothing can beat free 50gb of storage!!

  • Flip board. Its great app!

  • Dylan

    My backup pro, it saved my life multiple times.

  • Rdio by far. Best music streaming app ever.

  • My favorite app has to be Pandora I use it more than anything else, second is Jrummy’s Ultimate Backup makes my crack-flashing 100% easier, and it’s UI is a lot less clunky than the alternatives 😉

  • My favorite non google app is probably Slacker Radio. I enjoy the music.

  • Titanium Backup!

  • Aurasma Lite for the classroom, amazes kids.

  • Yelp!

  • APW. I use their widgets all day every day.

  • double twist player and airsync by doubletwist. together are my favorite apps, it plays music so smooth and the fact that I can transfer my music, videos or photos to my phone or tablet wirelessly is amazing.

  • cfb

    Dropbox because I don’t remember where I left my USB cable.

  • Hieu Nguyen

    Catch notes

  • Mike Corbett

    I am a big fan of tapatalk for forums!

  • joeyfeffer

    Yahoo! Fantasy Football App. Idk want I’d do without fantasy football. Even though I’m doing horrible in my league right now haha

  • Andrew

    The Amazon Kindle app

  • Favorite and one I could not live without is SwiftKey

  • redidas

    ROMManager! Its made life so easy.

  • Vincent Vaughn

    My favorite Non-Google app has to be Dropbox. Does it’s job!

  • aford89

    Tibu Back

  • Joshspringer05

    Thumb Keyboard or Goomanager

  • DJ

    have to go with TTorrent. filling my SD card since 2010

  • elemeno

    MLB At Bat. The app itself is terrible but it’s my “favorite” because I use it all the time.

  • Brian Norris

    Shazam has always been useful and amazing to me

  • Brian Azar

    Favorite non-Google App? TeamViewer, definitely… I can control my computer perfectly from my phone or tab, in case any fires happen when I’m away from it!

  • one note mobile app.

  • Clockworkmod Rootless Tether. Kush 2012!!! WHOOOHOOOOOO!!!!

  • TJ Le

    I’ve been used to all the custom swipe options I’ve created used on my homescreens/ dockbars using go launcher.

  • Non-google app I use every day is Plume. Runner up would be a car.

  • WordFeud is the app that I use the most.

  • Favorite all-time non-Google app… Swiftkey 3. Hands down the best android keyboard. Completely made me forget about my old physical blackberry keyboard.

  • Favorite non-Google App? Picard Sound Board of course! The line must drawn HERE! This FAR no FURTHER!

  • My favorite app would have to be poynt.

  • Matt Offiler

    I was going to go with the quite popular Swift Key 3, but I have to roll with my USAA bank app- its wicked awesome.

  • Dropbox is my favorite non Google App.

  • Based on usage it would probably have to be n7Player.

  • AdFree – I hate ads!

  • Either “My D-link lite” or “Bank of America”, both make my life easier.

  • MjSplicer

    ROM Manger, nothing like easy access to multiple ROMs

  • Koosh808

    It’s a tie: Swype and Evernote

  • Aftermath

    I love Nova launcher! say goodbye to touchwiz!

  • Titanium backup

  • Theodore Chao

    Light Flow Lite. Being able to know what kind of notification you are getting without having to actually touch your phone gives you the CHOICE of whether you want to address them now or later. Simply put, Light Flow gives the LED light a meaningful existence. Granted, it requires root, but who isn’t nowadays?

  • Will Sifonte

    Handcent SMS.

  • Francis Scardino

    Swiftkey 3, there are many apps I use daily but this one by far the most since it’s pretty much integrated into everything. The stock keyboard has nothing on Swiftkey in either phone or tablet.

  • Instagram. I love photography

  • BillJude56


  • Nathan Cadle

    Probably titanium backup because it’s saved me numerous times, also lies SwiftKey X

  • Battery Widget reborn

  • vwbeetlvr

    root call blocker

  • Chris Malkiewicz

    Swiftkey 3 …. First thing i setup each time!

  • Favorite non google app of all time has to be my feed r app. It keeps me entertained all throughout the day….

  • My favorite non-Google app of all time is Barcode Scanner.

  • BK

    Hmmm…probably Pandora, b/c I use it all the time.

  • Im gonna say ROM ToolBox Pro. Has everything you need for the average Android Enthusiast. 🙂

  • My favorite non-Google app is reddit is fun.

  • Netflix for the win!

  • My favorite non-Google app is probably Apex launcher, I use it all the time.

  • athom07

    My favorite non Google app would have to be Words with Friends. I’m addicted and would love to play it on a new One X!!

  • liverespectchillin

    Gotta go with SwiftKey

  • Joshua

    I would have to go with Zedge… Mostly for the wallpapers and I’ve gotten some good notification/ringtones form them.

  • Since i am sure i cant pick my own themes from google play as my favorite applications, id have to say slider volume widget! Its easy to use, customization it perfection, and really who doesn’t need a decent sound widget!

  • Hemorrdroid

    Has to be titanium backup, backing up all my favorite apps when ROM’ing or switching devices is a must.

  • sac23

    For Sure its “”” TItanium back up “””

  • joejoe5709

    Awww. So sad I didn’t get the Nexus7… Started a Twitter account just for you Kellex! Lol. I’d shoot for this one if I weren’t on Verizon. Sure, I could craigslist it for quick cash but I would want someone to actually enjoy such a nice phone. Hopefully your winner is a recent Android convert. 😉

  • jk43235

    Favorite app of all time?…. Facebook!

  • The “wifi tether” app is so useful, definitely my favorite

  • Favorite non-Google app is Pandora. It is the only thing that helps me keep my sanity at work! 🙂

  • Titanium Backup ! I keep Installing different ROMS, i have to make sure my settings are backed up 🙂

  • Cain Gantt

    Nova Launcher Prime. Hands down my favorite launcher.

  • wonderGirl412


  • Cory Fong


  • Alex Goings

    My favorite non-google app of all time has to be the Purdue Food Court Menu app. It is wonderful. Because all of the food!!!

  • chucklehead322

    Quicpic is my favorite! All native gallery apps con’t compare! Quickpic is small and multifunctional!!

  • My favorite non Google would be notification toggles just for its convenience

  • I would have to go with Titanium Backup. Makes installing ROMs a breeze.

  • Troy Fillerup

    Kindle Reader

  • I love to carry video with me, and for that reason I like MX Video as an app that must be on my phone.

  • handscent SMS

  • Danielle H

    Pandora has got to be my favorite. Awesome music anytime

  • I like Plume a lot for twitter. And yea I really want this phone. One X is sexy lol.

  • 3 (cubed)…use it every flippin day…

  • TiBu aka Titanium Backup

  • JayBeeZee

    SwiftKey. It’s been the first app I installed every time I have done a reset on my Galaxy Service and Hero before that. AK Notepad is a plus too. So simple and to the point. I prefer it over Catch. @sarcastisity

  • Rachael Hedden


  • androiddict

    Pulse – best new reader app out there

  • Favorite non-google app is Swype.

  • jeffs

    Sling player. Been able to watch everything I have on satellite now for years!

  • Michael Clark

    Best non google app would have to be my Yahoo Fantasy Football App!!

  • 123yik

    Cerberus, track your phone through your browser, and perform various actions. (take picture is my favorite),in case someone steals it. Its cheap insurance for my phone.

  • robertlwalters

    Rom Manager

  • Michael C.


  • My favorite non Google app would be astro file manager.

  • Keyan X

    Rom Toolbox pro

  • Granville Richardson

    ESPN radio app 24/7 sports can’t live without it!

  • Definitely titanium backup. Flashaholics must have!

  • Nayrb Sekots

    Galaxy nexus tool kit.

  • cecius

    Flipboard… one of the first programs I install with every new rom.

  • My favorite app is app2zip….once the new rom is flashed i just flash the backup i made. So kuch easier and faster since im a crack flasher..lol

  • rdrizzle

    Favorite non-google app of all time would be IP Cam Viewer. Best thing in the world to be able to see your house at all times.

    Also, my wife just broke the screen on her iPh###! What a perfect chance to bring her out of the dark side by giving give her a One X!!!!!!!

  • Root explorer. Simple must have app for all android users!

  • Spotify. I need my music

  • Contapps: It has such a well-designed interface and it merges all of my social data into one centralized location!

  • My favorite non-google app has to be Pulse News Reader!!

  • Rob Hestar

    twitter!..I love being able to keep up with friends,contests,new,info all on my phone! 🙂

  • s2k_848


  • luisrb7

    I’m gonna go with Pocket

  • Fav non google app…TheChive FTW!!

  • HSM


  • Favorite non-google app: Copilot! Lets me use my GPS without needing a data plan!

  • grooveIp when it use to be good

  • Probably Dropbox. Whenever I snap pictures, I come home to my computer and they’re there waiting for me. It makes life ridiculously easier.

  • Pocket!

  • Splashtop Remote Desktop

  • Titanium Backup!!!

  • Newsrob it the chuck Norris of RSS feed reader since g1 days

  • I love Widgetsoid’s specially on ICS and JB. I love the notification widget.

  • Micheel777

    I can’t live without Pulse. I’m a scientist and a news junkie, and have tabs for Science and World News. However, I’m also newly out. Got to love an app that gives me the ability to setup an entire tab of gay news, humor, blogs, …, and even porn.

  • I love many non Google apps but I gotta go with light flow for all of my LED needs

  • Astro file manager

  • Trevor

    Favorite non-Google app of the moment: Lightflow

  • Favorite non-Google app of all time? Toss up between the newly released Ceton Companion app, and Reddit Sync.

  • Pulse, as it’s the app I use to stay informed with Droid Life!

  • Favorite non google app? Nasioc forums for my subaru needs 😀

  • currently Songza, followed by Taptu 🙂

  • @Moids

    Go Launcher!

  • Titanium Backup Pro. Makes flashing between ROMs and backing up critical data (SMS, for one) much simpler, as well as wiping cache.

  • angrymanhands

    My favorite non Google app would have to be TweetDeck… Boom, I just said that. I use it every single day, multiple times a day.

  • bobukcat

    The non-Google app I use the most is TeslaLED to help me find s**** in the dark!

  • EdwardZampella

    SwiftKey has been a must have app for a couple years now. It makes my day to day phone interaction so much easier. Wouldn’t mind some more sweet themes though 😉

  • I think Fox Fi is great for easy wifi tethering.

  • Jem

    I really like PriceCheck by Amazon – it has really saved me lots of time and money by letting me search items in a B&M store and see reviews or better prices online. I almost bought a coffee maker today, but due to reviews on it (really, really bad reviews) I ended up getting a better one for cheaper! Can’t beat that.

  • PuzzleShot

    Either FoxFi for enabling easy free wifi tethering (even though it doesn’t work on jelly bean, or Hulu because I feel extremely powerful watching shows with few ads and almost no buffering on 4G.

  • Claudinni Rosasinni

    Can’t live with out SwiftKey keyboard!

  • eibook

    I would have to say my favorite non-Google app would be Apex launcher.

  • I would say netflix. IT has definitely kept me entertained during waiting room visits

  • moe6

    International sad face 🙁

  • Hail

    File Expert. When is stock Android gonna build in a file manager? Shouldn’t that have been done at LEAST three iterations ago…

  • I’d have to say Rom Toolbox. So much utility…

  • Mybackup Pro. Easily best app for a daily flasher. Close second would be Pandora.

  • Handsent SMS

  • favorite non Google app : SwiftKey

  • Joe

    Favorite non-Google app…. Skype for keeping me connected to my girlfriend 4,000 miles away. Of course every other app I use is important too like the essential root apps (cwm, SU, and the bunch.)

  • Swiftkey is my favorite of all time. The word prediction is the best.

  • I am going to have to go with SwiftKey 3 as my favorite non-Google android App.

  • My favorite non-Google app is LinkPush. It works so much better than chrome to phone.

  • Twitter because i love being able to talk crap on the go lol

  • Shane McKeever

    Titanium Backup. Ass-saver!

  • tnuts22

    Titanium backup … could not live without it 🙂

  • The best non-Google App for me is ROM Toolbox Pro! Makes it easier to completely overhaul everything on the phone.

  • Zynga Poker

  • Pedro

    Can’t live without it if you roll your own ROMs.

  • Favorite non-google app is Torque! Nothing like solving your own engine codes/problems.

  • Gotta give some love to the ESPN FFL app! It keeps me up to date on how terrible my Fantasy Football teams are doing!

  • Either SwiftKey or Titanium Backup

  • Low023

    PhoneMyPC, because it allows me to never open my laptop. It just sits up near my TV now. Amazing app.

  • rockstar323

    Titanium Backup, it’s the first thing I always install after a wipe. Even have the license key you put on your SD card from before the pro key was available in the market.

  • Titanium Backup. It’s wicked pissah dude!

  • compnird

    Titanium backup as well. Allows me to backup my game saves. As for games, I have to say Shine Runner…

  • Miggs

    SmarTeam has to be the single most used and practical app I’ve ever used. Here’s to free use for non-corporate applications!!

  • mark

    The Chive. KCCO my friends. And as always, mind the gap.

  • Tom Purple

    Pure messenger. It gives me, for the most part, what i get from the friendstream widget while not using sense, but instead Go launcher.

  • Michael Martin

    i want to say titanium backup or flipboard. i would be lost without the first, but the second with its interface and how it knows what i want to read about is great

  • IntlGrizzly


  • froader

    +1 Titanium Backup

  • Pandora. Always discovering new music without hearing the dumb radio

  • Angry Birds is my favorite


    My favorite non-google app is Evernote! It rocks. I can use it across all platforms but since I have an Android phone it is my primary way to access notes!

  • Tweetbot is my favorite non google app

  • Rom manager

  • lakers1moretime

    Dang – non Google – lol (I’m obsessed with MINT)

  • richardsonadm

    My favorite non Google app is/was FolderOraganizer. The app features should have been part of Android 2.0, Until ICS folders, haven’t used it in awhile.

  • Titanium Backup has to be my savior

  • lakers1moretime

    Def maps is d bomb

  • Joel Gautraud

    Beyond Pod. I have a long commute so this app is key

  • Justin

    All time best android app would have to be the droid life app ofcourse for all my android needs 😉

  • My favorite Non Google app would have to be dropbox. It just made doing so many things easier on my android phones that I can’t really imagine what I’d do without it.

  • bpow

    My favorite non-google app would have to be either NOVA launcher, or RDIO. can’t live without my music.

  • Ehab

    My favorite non-Google App is the Kindle App. I have finished reading so many books because of it!

  • Call Control. Keeps scammers from calling me 5 times a week.

  • bharath2303

    My favourite non-google app would be opera browser.

  • Justin

    titanium backup pro is a must for crack flashers like us

  • Jacob121791

    The new Netflix app 🙂

  • Titanium Backup, easily.

  • lacerum

    Titanium backup

  • Aaron Scott

    Reddit News

  • My favorite app of all time has to be Bluff my Call.

  • Definitely Spotify. The app itself could use some work, but with the service it is my most used app for sure.

  • Gas Buddy. I drive a lot and saves me $$$.

  • One X is HTC best creation.

  • Brent Newcomb

    I love K9 mail…ir is an awesome mail client

  • I’m loving Rom Toolbox Pro. It blows my mind. customization and optimization to the max!

  • Storm35x

    My favorite non google app is still Droid Life followed by OTA Rootkeeper

  • wtm1417

    Titanium backup, no need to start over in games whenever I flash a rom now!

  • Eric Franca

    Teamviewer, out of necessity, for controlling my desktop on the go. Allows me to monitor my manic dog during thunderstorms and change what music/the volume I’m blasting at her.

  • Favorite of all time is mightytext. I love texting from my computer! 😀

  • My favourite non Google app is pageonce!!

  • c:geo I love me some open source geocaching!

  • Jeremy

    My favorite non-google app that I love has to be the Kindle app. I love to read on my Nexus tablet and the Kindle app had more options with the dictionary and searching. After last nights update, Play books is looking alot better!

  • mjv5117

    Undoubtedly titanium backup. Saves me hours of time when switching roms

  • What’s app

  • Gotta be Flipboard!

  • Anthony Anobile

    i would have to say HD widgets…i love the 4×7 clock and weather on my home screen makes it look really nice

  • MXPlayer so i can watch any movie i want

  • Tommy Davidson

    I’d have 2 say Netflix is my favorite most used non Google app. Would love 2 use it on the One X

  • Alex h

    I can’t live without titanium backup!

  • tishabarr

    I will always love beautiful widgets.

  • Andries Menko

    Titanium Backup…has made my life much easier over the years. Love it.

  • EndtheSECregim-GoNoles

    Pocket, aka Read it later, in fact I love it so much that most of the time I just look up articles on the web so I can read it on Pocket.

  • Tito Vides


  • Swiftkey3. No other keyboard comes close.

  • I’m a huge fan of Wheres My Droid . I’ve been able to locate my devices many many times!!

  • Jerad Fisher

    Favorite app goes to Pocket formerly Read It Later. I’m always on the go so I love being able to save and sync articles across numerous devices and check them out later.

  • michael o’brien

    Flex Keyboard is my favorite non-google app. I cant live without my swype keyboard.

  • Titanium Backup has save my life a lot of times so that has to be my favorite…

  • MattSweeden

    Mine is Rom Toolbox. Makes backups, restores, and getting ROMs simpler than Rom Manager i think

  • SwiftKey

  • swiftkey 3 hands down

  • Spotify has to be my favorite all around “non-google” app. I’ll have to admit I even like to use the Spotify app on my *pod touch… I download all my playlists for offline and use that instead of the stock music player.. allows me to give Apple and the it*nes store the finger everytime I use it..

  • legalkill

    Key Ring, especially now that on my GS3 hand scanners read barcode from most stores. (not sure but never scanned on my droid 1)

  • Nate

    Easily Feedly. Love the layout, love the information I recieve due to it. How else would I read Droid-Life?

  • Bradley Albert Nemitz

    I’m a big fan of AppExtractor, but with school being busy I don’t get to flash many ROMs these days. So, recently, it’s probably been TweetLanes. It’s my favorite twitter client to date.

  • DanRunsWithSwizzors


  • Geocab

    The Pinball Arcade

  • PlayerPro and iSyncr are GOD-LIKE!

  • enigmaco

    I would have to say my favorite app would have to be the droid-life app, makes keeping up with the news on android simpler. And being able to communicate with my fellow android followers is a plus.

  • p4

    Id have to say its Wheres My Water .. bc i cant stop playing dumb games 😮

  • Would have to be Titanium.

  • Visual360

    My favorite is Pageonce. Keep my finances in check.


  • Kerry Davies

    My favorite non-google app Foursquare I use it for everything and its alway the first thing i download to a new phone. Second favorite would have to be Pocket, thats really been a life saver.

  • David Bekoscke

    Netflix!!!! Netflix!!!!

  • Charles Sinicki

    Favorite Non-Google App??? Probably MLB At Bat or Euchre

  • tyler cole

    Mine has to be Spotify. I loves me some music.

  • farmerbrian

    Evernote or dropbox

  • Screaming Net Tools

  • Levi Wallach


  • Smeet

    ROM Toolbox Pro, has everything I need and more. Fantastic app with good support.

  • Lightflow because it gives me all the options I need for notifications on my Galaxy Nexus.

  • GotSka81

    One more for Titanium Backup!

  • eddie

    Pure calendar widget

  • Pocketcasts

  • Andrew Egger


  • Probably Handcent SMS, it’s what I use the most.

  • cerberus.

  • Cody Grimaud

    I love mint. It’s a great app to keep my finances in check!

  • My favorite non-Google app of all time is CyanogenMod ROMs. It lets your download and flash ROMs directly on your phone! Its kick ass!

  • SwiftKey. Best keyboard app in the Play Store

  • Jonathan Gomez

    For someone who switches from ROM to ROM, I just couldn’t live without Titanium Backup. It makes restoring and backing up apps a breeze!

  • My favorite non-Google app is Floss.

  • David Simmons

    Angry birds! Although Shark Trivia is a close second! Haha

  • Right now it’s Evernote! Wife and I can both share thoughts and important lists as the days go!

  • Pulse news reader. Best news reader hands down. It’s how I stay up to date with all my Android and tech news!

  • Dropbox!

  • Rich Dross

    It’s gotta be Titanium Backup

  • Shane Belanger

    Titanium backup without a doubt!

  • KakaoTalk!

  • SHL

    I love Netflix

  • Game Dev Story! Awesome game!

  • Nova Launcher for me.

  • cj

    Voice choice

  • My favorite non-Google app is Pulse.

  • I would have to say either swiftkey. Love that keyboard app. Makes life easy

  • I love the NFL Mobile app!!! Especially this time of year! It has been great since the first version on my OG!!!

  • Flashify is not my favorite but its very helpful to ANDROID users. For anyone unfamiliar with flashify, when the website you’re opening contains flash or chrome is funny, you hit the share link and click on flashify. With this it gives you the option of opening the same page through the stock browser immediately without emailing or messaging yourself the link

  • Dima Aryeh

    SwiftKey for sure, best keyboard I’ve ever used! Tried to go back to Jelly Bean keyboard, it just doesn’t cut it. I type without looking on SwiftKey.

  • beyond pod is my life, all i do is listen to podcasts and this is the best app for me

  • WiFi Tether. I used to pay for the cheap DSL plan as a backup when internet goes down. Now I just use my phone.

  • Woozie

    Bacon Reader for Reddit… Mmmmm bacon!

  • My most favorite non google app has to be evernote. It helps me keeps reminders and edit notes from their website.

  • BloodiedWraith

    Hmm… favorite non-Google app? That’s a tough one. I’d have to go with Netflix because it’s used more than any other app I have seeing as it gets me through work.

  • SSLauncher. Best home launcher no doubt.

  • SwiftKey 3

  • Reddit News Free. use it daily

  • jonboi78

    I have to go with Handcent. I forget it’s even there unless I see a friend texting with the standard app.

  • For me it’s IHeart Radio!

  • allan

    Titanium backup all the way

  • Pocketcloud from WYSE

  • StephenRice

    Spotify. Just because I love music.

  • Instagram duhhhh. Nothing better than seeing crazy cool photos and shareing your photos with the world. Lovvvvve it

  • Kurt Thompson

    Reddit is Fun… does this need an explanation?

  • Michael Riley

    Kindle, perhaps. Or OfficeSuite.

  • john

    Favorite non-Google App? Probably Catch. Really good, productive, useful app.

  • gReader

  • Jpm7714

    battery widget reborn casue i love the amount of info it has

  • ApplesNAndroids

    Huge fan of DropBox for the automatic upload feature. Has saved some very important photos!

  • sugarsync. Because it syncs everything from my computer, phone, tablet. Everything.

  • I thank Rom Manager is the best non-Google app

  • BaconReader because reddit.

  • Gotta be ES File Explorer. It’s indispensable and gets installed the second I get a new phone/flash a new rom

  • Guest

    Reddit is fun!

  • Hec Mora

    Dropbox is the best app ever made on android!!

  • Titanium Backup most definitely! Very useful!!!

  • titaium backup. saved me in the OG days a zillion times

  • mike hooker

    Go sms

  • instant heart rate

  • Larry Franks

    It has to be the ebay app. Now I can build my Dukes of Hazzard collection from anywhere.

  • ac

    I would say favorite would be Rom Manager!! Been using that since the Droid X!!

  • tune in radio is my favorite non-google app

  • Flipboard for sure!

  • Grades Organizer… it helps me keep track of grade for my college classes and where i can goof off in

  • It has to be swift key.

  • John Santoro

    it’s a tossup between beautiful widgets and dropbox

  • Tweakdeck! Much better than tweetdeck!

  • Brian Sprague

    Ti Backup

  • Favorite non Google app is Tapatalk hands down. I can cruise XDA and Rootzwiki so much easier and it’s $2 for most forum apps in one.

  • Gilbert

    Daily Horoscope. It seems really stupid but it’s been on my G1, OG Droid, S II, Droid 3, and now S III. Just fun to read my horoscope and see if it comes true!

  • spotify

  • been in love with swipePad for a while now! if u haven’t heard of it your missing out on a great app! check it out!

  • mx player

  • mrvizziato

    My favorite non Google app is TSF Shell! One of the reasons I love Android is the level we’re allowed to customize things!

  • CollinC

    drum roll please…Flipboard! My one-stop app for news and updates, all while in one of the smoothest and cleanest designed apps out there. A close second is SoundHound, Chase and Dropbox.

  • Tom

    Flashlight….it’s useful.

  • I would have to say Dropbox. Very handy app.

  • Favorite non-Google app: DeskSMS – Makes me look so productive while I work

  • Alec Kraft

    Titanium backup. Crucial for a crackflasher

  • jessemawhinney

    Rdio. Perfect for anyone with no micro SD option like my Nexus 7.

  • TweetDeck

  • Zachary

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alphascope&hl=en It’s still a little rough around the edges, but it’s shaping up to be fantastic

  • Mario Mendez

    Screen Shot It app. It adds this very needed feature to Androids that didn’t come with screenshot abilities built-in. The developers of it are still updating it to this day and are helpful people.

  • Dropbox or Skype for sure, probably dropbox while I’m still in America.

  • Nikhil

    It’s gotta be Soundhound and Shazam. 2 very useful and purposeful apps.

  • HumbleEpyX

    Clockwork Recovery Mod or Titanium Backup.

  • i am partial to zeam launcher, makes navigating my phone so much easier.

  • Waze

  • Has to be TiBu! Makes flashing ROMs so much nicer!!!

  • mobileserver

    All time favorite non-Google app is Pulse.

  • Titanium Backup!

  • mike

    My fave app is Swiftkey….love that keyboard….can I have the One X now..pleeeeeeeeese?

  • Matt Larson

    Yeah gotta go with back up ups like titanium or possibly Plume . Def my favorite twitter app and I use that for news like 10 times per day

  • Greg Hill

    SwiftKey X for sho

  • Dolphin Browser.. hands down

  • Love love Shiprack….use it everyday

  • Danny TwoTones

    Really close between Dropbox and Pandora. I love having my files in the cloud for easy access but I am also addicted to Pandora.

  • Swiftkey 3. It’s always the very first app I install on any one of my android devices.

  • The MLB app, help me watch the Reds clinch the NL Central.. Go Reds

  • Alex Instefjord

    this time of year? has to be espn’s fantasy football app

  • Favorite non-Google app, Endomondo Pro!

  • spursrchamps2007

    Has to be tooledo. This app organizer has saved my life in grad school to many times to count

  • Derek Babe

    Dolphin Browser

  • Travis Faulkner

    Im a reporter and I have found Dropbox to be one of the most absolutely useful programs for work and personal stuff.

  • My favorite non-Google app is Evernote.

  • Swiftkey

  • angermeans

    Evernote for sure. Great application.

  • eric

    My favorite is Drop box

  • Airdroid BY FAR is the BEST!!

  • Let’s see favorite non Google app based on how much I use it is probably reddit is fun.

  • Titanium Backup is my number one app. Always has been too. Close second would be SwiftKey though…

  • flascrnwrtr

    My favorite non-Google app is TWRP, without a doubt.

  • I use beyond pod every day! Love the ui and how easy it is to use as a podcast player

  • WhatsApp

  • Pocket Casts is my most used app. I love me some Fantasy Focus Football and Joe Rogan Experience podcasts.

  • antjphotog

    Favorite non-Google app = Flipboard…smooth and almost as “buttery” as Jellybean 🙂

  • JMonkeYJ

    this is really boring, but the LED flashlight apps (i use TeslaLED) made it so i don’t have to use a flashlight pretty much ever again. that’s pretty sweet.

  • Azazel_Hellion3

    My favorite app is SwiftKey X.

  • Love Tasker and TiBackup

  • My favorite app is rom manager. makes installing roms so easy

  • So many to nominate, but I’ll go with Pulse. Consistently fun and informative, good updates.

  • For me is Swiftkey

  • My favorite non-Google app would be Swiftkey 3. I use it on a daily basis and is the best keyboard out!

  • Favorite non-Google app is probably Twitter

  • Nick mcg

    Go SMS pro is easily my most used and favorite app.

  • Blaine Wildrick

    titanium backup easily. makes flashing new ROMs and setup a breeze.

  • bitbank

    Swype is my favorite app – allows me to type at a reasonable speed on a virtual keyboard. Better than physical keys (for me).

  • Mistah Mark

    SwiftKey 3.

  • gafel_city

    TweetDeck. The only Twitter client with proper columns.

  • Reddit is fun ! 😀

  • titanium backup for sure

  • Swype. Easy. I can type without even glancing at the screen.

  • I love using tweetdeck

  • Daniel Garcia

    SlideIT keyboard is a great app for any nexus 7 user

  • My favorite app has to be Titanium Backup. I’m a crack-flasher and I’m flashing a new ROM multiple times a week, I couldn’t imagine having to re-download all my apps every time I did that.

  • dslay

    my favorite app is Super User.

  • Dropbox

  • thistimearound

    I used to say Titanium Backup because I’m a flashaholic. But now that I have stock Jellybean I don’t flash that much. I’d have to say Pulse news.

  • Greyhame

    I don’t think I could ever part with Swype keyboard.. bugs and all, I can type blindfolded. After that it’d probably be titanium backup.

  • I’m going to go with WeatherBug.

  • DropBox

  • Lani

    I use MoboPlayer for all my movies!

  • Justin Howard

    My favorite non-google app would have to be Titanium Backup for sure 🙂

  • root explorer

  • dslay

    I hope I win….I will win. If I don’t win, this giveaway is fixed.

  • Titanium Backup is by far the most important app for maintaining our app backups and other data

  • TuneIn Radio!

  • ES File Explorer!!! FTW!!!!!

  • Dropbox! It’s picture upload feature is the best!!

  • Best app? Well Dildroid of course! (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tracedeweb.core) It takes up no space or RAM to run it but does so so much! How can it not be your favorite?

  • ewilliams1009


  • My favorite non-Google app is Dropbox.

  • kakaotalk

  • htowngtr

    Mightytext…. So nice to be able to be at work and send/receive texts without looking down at my phone and typing it in each time. It’s just like using a chat program only with texts directly on the phone (SMS/MMS, not mobile data).

  • PowerAmp.

  • ceejw

    Pinterest, Bitch!

  • ROM Toolbox Pro

  • Titanium Backup for sure. Has saved me from complete data loss MANY times.

  • Dustin Billings

    NFL Mobile

  • Tapatalk Forum App! Without it, I would not be able to stay up on all the latest roms, hacks, and tweaks. 🙂

  • DaPenguin77

    My favorite non-Google app would have to be Screebl. I’ve installed it on every Android device I’ve ever had.

  • jer85008

    Swiftkey 3

  • skylordusa1

    I have to say my favorite non google app of all time is wifi tether. Its the best thing ever to be able to bring your laptop where ever you go and be connected.

  • Neil Ostrander

    While I love Titanium Backup and Dropbox, I would have to say my favorite is the MLB at bat app!

  • JesterEE

    Smooth Calendar … so simple so nice

  • CZonin

    Nova Launcher. Homescreen customization has become a huge hobby of mine.

  • swiftkey 3 first, than dropbox.

  • I’d have to say either Titanium Backup, for making my life easier, or Plume for giving me something to do when I’m bored in class.

  • Titanium Backup for me. Makes wiping and restoring a lot easier.

  • Evernote

  • Fox-fi

  • Moore2877

    I use PhoneMyPc all the time. Its a great easy to use remote app.

  • Moneer Alasmar

    franco’s kernel app is definitely my favorite, it is the most updated app I own and extremely helpful. That guy is a boss!

  • Swiftkey 3!

  • powernzb, media direct to device, no fussing with anything.

  • David

    x1 for SwiftKey

  • Ernie Manning

    My favorite app is probably go launcher ex.

  • Jason Huie


  • mechapathy

    Now that I have an N7, it’s gotta be tablet talk

  • Swiftkey 3! It may not seem like that much of an app but when you think about it, the application gets used hundreds of times a day!

  • cpeter753

    Skype because it let’s me see my girlfriend when we’re apart.

  • Marv Adan

    I really like HaxSync. I know it’s not anything special. But it’s really nice if you want your contacts list/messaging list/phone history list to look pretty with HD pictures of your Facebook contacts synced with your contacts stored in your phone.

  • William Peterson

    Evernote, hands down. Saves my ass every day at work. Memory just ain’t what it use to be. :-

  • WHALE TRAIL is the best app (game) ever

  • TJ

    Swiftkey 3, hands down!

  • I can’t live without Swype

  • My favorite app is probably the official Twitter app just because I use it the most often.

  • bigdav1178

    Superuser …without question.

  • Really people? No Superuser? Most of us aren’t even here if we weren’t in for ROOT.

    First Root Access Handling App HANDS DOWN FTW

  • ritesh golani

    facebook,i guess

  • Jim Stocks

    Handcent SMS without a doubt.

  • Definitely Nova Launcher…the best Launcher hands down and a must buy even if just to support the amazing devs.

  • Gotta go with titanium backup or rom manager.

  • Titanium Backup has been by far my favorite app since android has started! Can’t live without it.

  • Yakuzahi

    why not

  • Guna15

    SwiftKey 3 keyboard

  • Untappd. Gotta keep all those beers organized!

  • Jakemerrell

    My current favorite app is papyrus for my note 10.1 it is an awesome note taking app that allows for the full pressure sensitivity of my pen and acts just like paper.

  • rom manager

  • Titanium Backup….though I’m very partial to SwiftKey 3

  • Tasker because it automatically changes my daily setting from work to home use without me having to manually do it.

  • codelinx

    i would have to say Root Explorer hands down because it has saved me so much headache from having to ADB… most of the time

  • favorite non-google app is Titanium Backup. best backup/restore app ever made hands down.

  • Swiftkey 3. I am 32% more efficient at typing thanks to it!

  • Grand Theft Auto III

  • allen spurr

    Definitely Titanium Backup.. I change roms weekly and that app is a godsend!

  • Geoff

    Titanium Backup is the ish.

  • coggy9

    Titanium Backup. Lifesaver for crackflashers.

  • Ti backup for sure, use it everyday.

  • DroidLifer

    Any.do combined with calendar I’m always reminded about what I need to do.

  • I would have to go with swype. It honestly amazes me how well it works. I love to show it off to people.

  • Favorite app is power amp..

  • GoBigRed10

    Flipboard. It’s made reading news a joy on all my android devices.

  • blaik783

    swiftkey 3 is the best by far.

  • Apple Maps!!! J/K!!!! :]

  • roswellraygun

    WatchEspn….its not perfect but it works.

  • nexuschimp

    ROM manager best app ever for a flash addict like me been using it on every android device I’ve ever owned plus first app I ever bought I loved the free so much had to support dev.

  • Swype… it has been my keyboard since I found it

  • Swiftkey 3 for sure.

  • caleb williams

    Would have to agree with many other, TITANIUM BACKUP takes the cake for me. Makes things a lot easier and is always getting great updates.

  • ki11ak3nn

    My favorite non-Google app is Yelp! Deep down inside I’m a fat kid and I likes to eat!! Plus I love to tell people where and what I’ve eaten.

  • sl249

    Definitely Apex Launcher

  • necroscopev

    My favorite has to be Titanium Backup paid edition! I couldn’t feed my crack flashing needs with out it!

  • Dillon Brown

    For me it would have to be Swiftkey 3. when the importance of the right keyboard can’t be understated Swiftkey makes the smatphone experience much better.

  • Jacob Gomez

    DoggCatcher is probably my favorite non-Google app that I use the most. I’ve got to keep up on my Tech news!

  • My favorite is Swype keyboard. I text so much faster now and can never go back to using two thumbs

  • HuskerPower10

    If you count it as an app, Swype. It’s a huge reason why I could never part from android.

  • I think Twicca is probably my pick. It’s super fast (butter, without project butter) and easy to use. It’s a gold standard of doing it right.

  • wifi tether ftw!

  • Stew

    SVTP Wifi Hotspot and USB Tether!

  • Scott Manders

    Wordsmith… gotta love scrabble!

  • June Abreu

    BBC news or ROM manager

  • L.A.

    My favorite non-google app is “Wingstop Wings!” Not gonna lie, I love me a good Hot Wing and Fry meal! With the app, no matter whatever city I’m in, I can always find the nearest one! Stick with what works. I like to spend my money on food I know I’m going to enjoy!

  • engemasa

    Battery Widget Reborn Pro – It is very well designed and it looks like it should be a part of the stock ICS UI.

  • Jason Klein

    Titanium backup!

  • BrandonKosanovich

    i really like my netflix app.

  • June Abreu

    BBC news app

  • Swiftkey. I can’t imagine how I would text with out it.

  • dapbmonkey4u

    I would need to say Plume is my favorite app. I use that app more than any other hands down.

  • i am addicted to flashing roms, titanium backup is absolutely the best app. it makes everything so much easier then setting up a rom from square one

  • gk08

    Nitrodesk Touchdown… gives me full office functionality on my droid!

  • Too many to say, but the one I spend the most time on is Instagram.

  • fab404

    Favorite non-Google app is Evernote.

  • blackknight937

    i love using apex launcher!

  • dropbox. use it for everything.

  • YinzerRob

    hate to admit it but i use instagram more than any other app on my phone so i guess that would have to be my fav non-google app!

  • mcp770

    Titanium Backup hands down. It is an almost daily necessity for any crackflasher.

  • MattyB65

    Charles Schwab bank app. Never having a reason to step foot in a bank with mobile deposit? Yes, please.

  • My favorite non-Google app would definately have to be MyFitnessPal. I am trying to lose 40 pounds. Using this app, and watching what I eat are slowly starting to help. It tells me how many caleries are in something that I am eating, and it also tells me how many caleries I can have in one day, based on how much I want to lose.

  • Ken Bosse

    I would have to say my favorite 2 are MLB At Bat and Plume

  • My all time favorite app has got to be ROM Manager!

  • Antloch


  • Brien

    TweakDeck is my go to Twitter app

  • Pulse is my favorite app by far

  • Hard to choose, but I use Evernote like crazy, so I’m going with that.

  • Richard

    My favorite nongoogle app would probably be Instagram. It helps me stay in touch with my nieces and nephews.

  • JCrew

    The Chive= love the chivettes!

  • BrionBrown

    My favorite non-Google app would have to be titanium backup. It’s an app I use before and after I flash every ROM.

  • PenIsland


  • Pandora!

  • Danrarbc

    Titanium Backup. It has made switching ROMs and devices painless.

  • T Hall

    I will choose the app that I click the most…. Twitter 🙂

  • Pulse

  • jared

    Ever note

  • fromo

    Still playing and dominating Words with Friends

  • eclect1c

    Titanium Backup!

  • Tasker. In my opinion this is the most powerful app on any mobile platform.

  • jarrodaydelott

    Ez unlock for galaxy s3. Showing verizon a thing or two about locked bootloaders.

  • I like Diode, which is a reddit browser.

  • dubsx

    Favorite NON-Google app: Juice Defender. Boom.

  • Netflix on the Nexus 7 = awesome!

  • dogcatcher, I use it every day.

  • ryanallaire

    I would say titanium backup, you can backup and restore pretty much anything. It has saved my life more than once!! lol…

  • Carr Matey. I never lose my parking space!

  • Nole Lilley

    WOD Box, a great app for tracking and doing CrossFit workouts.

  • ACR3597

    My favorite non-Google app is Go SMS Pro.

  • Astro File manager’s most recent version.

  • Josh Karwoski

    My favorite non-Google app would have to be Titanium Backup, it’s the most useful app I have!

  • Mike Lamb

    swiftkey is awesome!

  • swfire271

    Period and Ovulation Tracker. 😉

  • My favorite non Google app is Endomondo pro

  • Titanium Backup.

  • Shawdowgun duhhh! Always playing that over and over again!

  • strows

    DIRECTV, love to be able to DVR when I’m away from home!!!

  • Like many many responses…..Titanium Backup has not only saved my butt more times than I can count, but I use it to manage my device on a daily basis.

  • Nick Abdelsayed


  • kevincburns2

    I would go with Pocket Casts. I use it every day as my podcast app

  • Swype (still Beta) like a few other still beta apps is great nonetheless. Makes my one handed texts quick and easy.

  • Barlog

    I would probably have to say SwiftKey keyboard

  • Can’t lie but I love instagram 😛

    Swiftkey probably a close 2nd but for different reasons obviously

  • Easily Ti Backup!!!

  • rreich49

    Titanium Backup for sure.

  • PANDORA + unlimited 4G = Life .. lol

  • fruit ninja never get’s old and I can play it for days

  • trainplane3

    My favorite non-Google app is Torque. Gives me some helpful data about my car and has even helped a few friends figure out whats wrong with theirs!

  • TeslaLED. I use it all the time working on my car or in my entertainment center.

  • swift key 3 for my S3 makes my life easier with bigger keys

  • iiBinxx


  • mcblue

    Llama! Because this app truly represents what makes android great! Not only that but it accomplishes this in an intuitive and user friendly experience. This app turns any phone into an efficient, battery saving super phone!

  • Mike_Cook7

    Key Ring, keeps all those silly things off my key chain freeing up more pocket space for a larger phone 🙂

  • I’m gonna have to say advanced task killer by rechild. My whenever my Droid RAZR is feeling sluggish I just tap the widget and I’m back to speed.

  • ericsorensen

    Tasker. I’ve found it useful for every phone I’ve had.

  • Tapatalk great for browsing forums on my phone.

  • brarelabben

    VLC. Can’t wait till that is working on every Android device.

  • tomn1ce

    A.I. type keyboard…..

  • Frank


  • trumpet444

    I’m going with most used. As a root user and crack flasher I can’t live without titanium backup but I’m going to go with Flipboard. I know reader apps are a dime a dozen but its my favorite way to get my news

  • MTPenguin

    My favorite non-Google app of all time is believe it or not, weather channel. I like their real time satellite mapping of current weather as I’m traveling on a motorcycle and it is more important than any reports or regular information.


  • My favorite non-google app is chess.com. Anyone up for a game?

  • SwiftKey, ever since owning my Android phones the only and best keyboard I’ve ever used has been this app.

  • Darkit24

    Well, since my phone looks the best out of all of my android friends thanks to this app, I would have to say Nova Launcher Prime

  • coolestmage

    I would have to say my favourite non-Google app would have to be Mint. It is such a valuable tool for finances and I definitely recommend it.

  • Beautiful. Widgets

  • Joseph Ree

    Talkatone. Can I win if I don’t have twitter?

  • Mike Bates

    My favorite non-google app is Greader. Its an awesome RSS feed app and I use it all the time. I’m a mobile tech junkie and its perfect for keeping up on the latest stories.

  • Pratyush Walvekar

    Whatsapp!! saved me a lottt of $$$..

  • Swiftkey!

  • gadgetman007

    Twicca as I use it every day.

  • Themanhere10

    Swifftkey X is hands down my one app that I couldnt live without! Thanks!

  • sakebomber77

    I love the swiftkey app

  • zUFC

    I couldn’t live without my Bank of American app….haha

  • Richard Garrison

    Titanium back up pro the greatest app of all time if you are a crack flasher like me.

  • bkrampe

    Shazam for sure.

  • I love swiftkey. Great keyboard that learns what I am trying to write.

  • I would have to say Netflix, but I havn’t got the new skin yet. 🙂

  • Jordan Bowman

    Amazon mobile app

  • narayanaya

    ROM manager

  • Root explorer. The best app out there to tweak stuff such as the build.prop.

  • Mint: I’m kind of a finance junkie and this app just enables me to check on my finances every minute.

  • Nick

    Hard to pick just one. I’ll go with Foursquare because imaginary badges do it for me for some reason.

  • Twitter!

  • Songza…..

  • SVTP WiFi Hotspot!

  • Cory Parker

    It’s between Inkpad and SVTP, but I’m gonna go with SVTP since it really comes in handy. Especially after moving into a new apartment with my wife and not have home internet yet.

  • PalmerAdam

    TegraZone of course!

  • juscozimme

    Titanium Backup Pro

  • Jerry Maes

    Titanium Backup

  • Would have to be MightyText!

  • mmichlnk

    Titanium Backup hands down

  • realfoxm

    ROM manager. Must have w/ every device.

  • My favorite non-google app would have to be… Swifftkey X

  • titanium backup

  • Doug8307

    Reddit is fun

  • nova launcher

  • HouseofCrew

    My favorite non google app is Swiftkey 3. Every time I use something different i get a little balder.

  • glee24

    Titanium Backup Pro fo shizzle

  • favorite non-google app of all time – rom manager, because it unlocks all the potential of my phone!

  • Jonathan DeJong

    GO SMS Pro!

  • Evernote

  • mastabrozif

    Favorite non Google app of all time is easily Titanium backup.

  • fox fi when i was on ics.

  • Sound hound. used almost every day.

  • logan3414

    My favorite is Titanium Backup.

  • ericsorensen


  • Tuna


  • Dave

    Mint is definitely the best app out there!

  • Nova Launcher

  • ba_cracc

    i love Twitter it makes watching tv pointless!

  • Titanium Backup. Saved me so much hastle after flashing a new rom.

  • Bleacher Report

  • Swype….makes texting with one hand sooo much easier!

  • Nova Launcher completes my phone.

  • My favorite none google app of all time is beautiful widgets. No matter what adroid phone I get, beautiful widgets is the first app I download

  • Titanium backup pro, wouldn’t flash without it

  • Mr Waldo

    Go Launcher EX was great for the OG droid. It made my phone usable until the Bionic came out

  • Favorite app has to be Titanium Backup, makes switching through different roms a breeze when restoring back all your apps.

  • PowerAmp

  • I’d have to say Dropbox helps me out a lot

  • Mark43019

    My Tracks for sure

  • vbphenom

    Scanner Radio

  • JeffPodwats

    Gotta be Flipboard! Love having all my social media accounts in the same place. the interface is sweet to boot!!!

  • wikkdwarrior

    Definitely…gonna hafta say Modern Combat 3…that’s 1 application I open EVERY day

  • Mark43019


  • RBI411

    Gonna have to go with Dropbox. Has made my life so easy.

  • greyski

    Most favorite non google app of all time? tossup between flipboard and sms backup and restore.

  • paul_cus

    Sony Music Unlimited. Excellent music service.

  • My favorite non-Google app of all time is probably the Pinterest app. It’s extremely well done.

  • Jason Jackson

    SwiftKey 3 best app.

  • Adartilth

    Titanium backup!!!

  • mr_taxi

    Definitely Swype. Forever changed the way I input text.

  • Hmm… mostly Dolhpin.

    QuickPic, SpringPad, DropBox, Firefox

  • monsterenergy22

    No question, Titanium backup

  • 1bad69z28

    Myfavorite app, hmmm thats a hard one, but since I am a sports guy and love to gamble a little ESPN has been my go to app on a daily basis with the Redskins and Orioles

  • Facebook app, haha joking.. Actually Temple Run

  • Asimoalex

    Flipboard I use that thin all day

  • JSiNeM

    ROM Toolbox Pro

  • Soundhound!

  • Favorite non-Google app is goomanager. Never been easier to download and flash rooms!!

  • Battle.net Mobile Authenticator. Without it, no Starcraft II for me.

  • masterxchief


  • Lawrence_Hart

    My favorite non-Google app is Titanium Backup Pro. It make restoring after a rom install so easy! It would take me three times as long to load a new rom and set it up without it.

  • joedirt2217

    I really like Flipboard. A great app to collect all the tech articles I like to read all in one app!

  • Stephen D

    Titanium Backup.

  • Titanium Backup Pro, the first and best app I ever bought when I rooted my Droid 1.

  • How do you pick just one? Foursquare i guess

  • droider10

    Go Launcher Ex

  • another vote for SwiftKey 3. What an amazing keyboard!

  • greatteacherjosh

    Lately, I’m addicted to AutoRap! Too fun, especially if you have crazy coworkers like myself. Otherwise, Swiftkey 3.

  • Kyle Todoulakis


  • Favorite non-Google app is Reddit News.

  • Pandora, no question…it gets me through my daily tedium.

  • Titanium backup. No question.

  • Ben Schulz

    Llama. Freaking love it.

  • Tough to pick a winner, but either swiftkey or dice player would have to be on the short list conversation.

  • FPSE.
    A nearly full speed, continuously improved Playstation emulator. Can’t beat that.

  • Jason

    DC metro transit app

  • ESPN fantasy football app. Can manage my team anywhere!

  • Remote Desktop Client by Xtralogic, Inc., I use it everyday!

  • I would have to say endomondo.

  • derichio02


  • SwiftKey 3. I’d say it should be the stock keyboard but then Google would know even more about me.

  • Kpirate

    Foxfi, worked like a charm until I rooted

  • Tapatalk!

  • Favorite non-Google app is my backup pro

  • davo_m3

    I’ll go with the one I use most, Dropbox… very convenient and fast to sync files and access them. Just wish they either offered more free space or lower cost.

  • I love Instagram and Yelp. Both great apps to discover what is being missed.

  • KillerG

    I personally have really enjoyed Evernote since starting school.

  • Time Tracker Pro, saves my butt at work from time to time.

  • Favorite app is probably Nova Launcher.

  • madmikegxp

    Titanium backup is my most used app

  • dsnotgood

    My favorite app is FlexT9 for texting / writing stuff

  • jholland502

    Swift key

  • David Sellars

    It’s a tie between Titanium Backup and Link2SD. Gotta have utilities for my junky old Motorola Flipside!

  • Right now the NFL Fantasy Football app is my favorite. I haven’t always been able to watch my team destroy everyone else so it keeps me updated.

  • PowerAmp

  • chris125

    Rom Manager

  • HowDoIShotWeb

    Favorite non-Google app would be Astro File Manager.

  • ROM manager without a doubt.

  • Cody Corbett

    Actually…Amazon Mobile. I’m price checking and saving money vs. retail stores all the time!

  • Carlos

    Angry Birds is already so eras ago but I still am amused by the game; it’s my quintessential “oldie but goodie” app! On the productivity side, Dropbox is really a great lifesaver so it gets my vote!

  • Mas21

    My favorite non-Google app is Amazon’s app due to its convenience and it saves me money.

  • Aardvark99

    Rhapsody (yeah, really)

  • SwiftKey.. Definitely most used and favorite

  • Favorite? Swiftkey definately

  • Guest

    Right now the NFL Fantasy Football app is my favorite. I haven’t always been able to watch my team destroy everyone else so it keeps me updated.

  • I love tweetcaster…hardcore tweets

  • jaw_shoe_uh

    Pulse news reader

  • Fieldrunners 2 is my fav non-Google app

  • kselby

    The wikipedia app. I use it so much because I constantly want to know the answer to things and it is so useful.

  • Titanium backup without a doubt.

  • Matthew Hojnacki

    I will never win the Contest but ill try again lol. My favorite App Hands down id Swiftkey X i couldnt use my phone without it. It made it ok not to have a Qwerty Keyboard

  • ESPN fantasy football app

  • Favorite app is MyDlink Lite. Allows remote viewing of webcams, which we use as baby monitors

  • setcpu to stop jelly bean from eating my battery alive on gnex while asleep

  • Mrpicolas

    Uverse voicemail..no need to pick up my home phone anymore

  • ryancooper143

    My favorite app is pandora….i rack up gb’s of pandora usage
    And evernote!

  • Chris

    Portland Transit by Mulliner App Productions! Live traffic cams of the Portland OR area, awesome. 😀

  • techboy41

    Titanium backup

  • JeremiahOverton

    I love NFC Task launcher. I have a bunch of tags, and it quickly switches profiles/launches apps when I move from the car to work to home to the nightstand, etc.

    Highly recommend it!

  • Handcent for sure! Ever since OG Droid!

  • drfromnc

    TouchPal keyboard

  • Nick

    It has to be Shazam. I use that app all the time.

  • BA_Carroll

    My favorite non Google app would have to be my swype keyboard. Can’t live without it.

  • Handcent

  • freerogers

    Nova Launcher

  • docboombox


  • Favorite non-google app is Endomondo!

  • Datboijon

    even though i dont use it anymore i would still say launcher pro was a game changer long live fede

  • ems4lif


  • My favorite non Google app is Pandora. I love streaming different mixes on my phone to help the day go by faster,

  • SoundHound

  • Jonathonflores

    Easy Money check register app. Gotta know how much money I have down to the penny at all times. And this app is packed with features. Don’t know what I’d do without it.

  • michaeluchikado

    TI backup just makes my life so much easier.

  • bucwylde23

    Titanium backup… would be lost without it.

  • ROM Toolbox Pro.

  • alex

    Superuser is my favorite app. It’s a must have!

  • Byron Galvez

    Titanium backup

  • Joshua Carnett

    Reddit News

  • Justin

    ESPN Streak for Cash

  • JBegs

    Swype (Beta) keyboard is pretty awesome. I used Flex T9 until they merged with Swype. I have the beta side-loaded on my GS3. I will be buying this app once it’s fully launched.

  • I would have to go with swiftkey or espn scorecenter

  • Titanium Backup for the win, a flashers best friend after a custom recovery.

  • MrWicket

    ya know.. this was harder than I thought.. everytime I though of an app I had to say “oh wait, Google makes that too..” I’ll go with TuneIn Radio! 😀

  • flipboard

  • Tweetcaster!

  • Mine would be Kik Messenger

  • Where’s My Droid
    I have my phone on vibrate alot, so its helpful to make it ring just by a text.

  • temple run

  • Tweet Lanes. Found out about it on Droid Life!

  • Ive gotta say Nova Launcher. Let me customize everything without stripping away a lot of the clean features of JB.

  • plume, best twitter app

  • upstanding

    I use Rssdemon all the time to keep up on my DL news!

  • Ben Rice

    Titanium Backup couldnt live without since i am rooted and am a romaholic.

  • samthomas86

    Handcent SMS, first app install every time. DeskSMS is a close second.

  • the jaglion

    i have to say netflix. so entertaining!

  • Mark

    Most often used is Facebook, but FAVORITE is Titanium Backup!

  • Swype. Makes text-input so much easier, quicker, and natural on Android.

  • SwiftKey 3 for sure.

  • wolfedude88

    Myfitnesspal, this app has helped me lose 35 pounds. I could not live without this app.

  • My favorite is Evernote! I love it.

  • Touchdown

  • Aaron Lee

    Titanium Backup

  • Mike Davenport

    Ti. Backup!

  • APEX LAUNCHER PRO is the best way to get your style GOING!!!!

  • Haha, Realtor.com!!! I’m always on that checking for property!! 🙂

  • Titanium backup has to be at the top of my list.

  • Locale. I don’t do anything to set my phone profiles anymore, all automatic.

  • Favorite non Google app has to be Tweet Lanes

  • Netflix.. always watching stuff with my UNLIMITED data

  • Facebook… 🙂

  • LordStickMax

    The netflix app then flixter then facebook. however, this question did remind me that google is still making the best apps on the platform.

  • Probably drop box. I use it every day multiple times for sharing and testing theme concepts. If drive had a pc to phone function like dropbox I’d use it instead….but it doesnt

  • SwiftKey is my favorite. Love this keyboard

  • My favorite non android app is Astrid

  • Groupme!

  • Rom Toolbox Pro by jrummy. Every root users best friend

  • Adam92Wilkins

    perfectviewer hands down. makes reading ANYTHING easy 🙂 especially my manga on my tablet ^_-

  • Swiftkey for sure! I’ve never been able to use any other keyboard except for Swiftkey’s.

  • Wes

    Apex Launcher Pro, without a doubt.

  • ROM Manager!!

  • I’d say that Rom Manager has got to be my top non-google app. It was the first app I ever paid for and one that I’ve used religiously on every android phone I’ve owned along the way.

  • steven baker

    Rootzwiki ftw!

  • Instagram!

  • Russell Sprague

    any.do. It is the best task app out there.

  • jdrewakl

    swiftkey. Best keyboard ever

  • hfoster52

    Amazon App Store because of the free app of the day.

  • erikiksaz

    Recently waze has really been making my life easier.

  • tanknspank

    Reddit Sync! Got to get my reddit fix.

  • Andrew Cambridge

    Titanium Backup. If you flash ROMs a lot, makes your life easier.

  • Swiftkey… it is the only app that I have paid for and still use consistently from phone to phone… well, along with Titanium B.

  • Ramprathap Thevendhriya

    Im in..it surely is Amazon appstore (free app of the day)

  • Titanium Backup has saved me so many times. It’s a lifesaver!

  • The one I use the most would have to be handcent sms

  • I can’t live without Titanium Backup. I swap roms daily and am always playing with some app or setting. Can’t do it easily without TB

  • My favorite app is Google Voice. I couldn’t live without it..

  • Favorite non-Google is the Audible app. I’m on the road a lot, and it helps me pass the time.

  • Twitter.. Boring answer I know..

  • Splashtop remote.

  • Probably Auto Ring. Although invisible and never “used”, it works wonders when you have ignorant people who like to call you in the middle of the night.

  • SB Cee

    My favorite non google app is doggcatcher.

  • I use Twitter the most, so I guess it’s my favorite app.

  • leo

    Swift key 3

  • danja88

    Rom manager hands downs

  • WCDave

    Songza! Love my music options.

  • Go SMS Pro

  • I believe the top app would be GasBuddy; without this app and with gas prices the way they keep rising each day, i would be in a world of hurt and smartphoneless! 😛

  • kaosdrasteezy

    MtGox Mobile! Bitcoin FTW!!!

  • Albert Gorski

    Titanium backup

  • nycorduroy

    jetpack joyride has got me wasting way too much time lately

  • BarCode Scanner… I know..Dumb, but I love the ability to scan barcodes, QR codes, ETC and getting to site, downloading apps, and what not.

  • tjubb


  • I’ll have to go with ROM Toolbox Pro. Not only does it have loads of features, but it is constantly updated and the dev is VERY responsive… http://goo.gl/eam9v

  • SwiftKey 3 for Me!!! First app I set up every time.

  • 8Tracks. Human made music playlists and not a computer picking it for you, plus no adds. I mean there are on screen adds but it doesn’t interrupt your music in the middle of a party.

  • Mickey Luongo

    SwiftKey 3

  • Audiogalaxy is my favorite app because I can access my music from my computer at any time I want.

  • I guess I would have to say Pandora since I use it the most.

  • Timothy stowell

    I am going to go with a game, 9 innings baseball. My friends and I have spend countless hours wasting our lives playing this game

  • JoshuaNewsome

    I have a large pile of apps but I will go for wave launcher for convenience.

  • David

    Wow…It’s a close one between Handcent and Mybackup Pro.

  • ROM Toolbox. DESTROYS any other root app around.

  • Brian Spearman

    Mine is definitely Light Flow (I’m using the lite version). It’s easy to use, and once it’s set up, it never gets in the way. Now I would like my HTC One X please! 😀

  • maldevil

    my most favorite non-Google app right now is MLB ATBAT. Got to keep up with my D-Backs!!

  • Easily my favorite app is Handcent. Texting has never been easier with it.

  • kevlar

    titanium backup….without this tool, crack flashing would have taken forever

  • NFL Mobile

  • My favorite app is Total Commander.

  • App Lock! all the fun of keeping your privacy without slowing you down….much

  • Neil Voskeritchian


  • Swift Key

  • Audible is awesome. I can now hold a conversation with my friends that read!

  • Thanos

    ERMAHGERD MERME GRNERATOR! (Meme Generator. Didn’t wanna be disqualified because nobody knew what I meant lol)

  • NFL Mobile! Nothing like being at 30,000 feet watching Red Zone channel over wifi!

  • Jroc869, Cool story bro

    root explorer

  • BeyondPod. Works amazingly well as a podcatcher and RSS reader, great UI, syncs across platforms, scheulded updates, all around wonderful app.

  • Hunter Hambrick

    my favorite phone pick me please

  • liquidrain7


  • Swiftkey 3. My big fingers suck on the stock keyboard.

  • Root Explorer is my favorite app non-google. Can’t live without it!

  • I love to use Swype.

  • LauncherPro.
    Don’t use it anymore but back in the day when I first started getting into the OS this WAS the home screen app to have. Good times.

  • cmiram

    Reddit is Fun! I swear ever since I downloaded it my productivity has gone to zero….

  • bigillz

    Kindle, for sure. @jefebear on twitter

  • Tyler Morrow

    Dropbox is amazing in so many ways. Fast way to move apk’s from the pc to your phone. Auto-upload for pics you take. Picture slideshow without downloading the pics, great for comics. It has so many uses!

  • SwiftKey 3. Integral to my daily phone use. It’s awesome!

  • fixxmyhead

    soundhound cuz it always knows the music when i dont

  • Jon Yuen

    apex launcher. i love being able to set gestures like 1 finger down for notifications and 1 finger up for the app drawer ala webos

  • Flipboard

  • spliced249

    Swiftkey, Winning app.

  • Solid phone app = Soundcloud. Great DJ mixes from every dance music producer in the world.

  • My fav no-google app is tweetlanes. Its the most used app on my phone hands down

  • Swampy

    WeatherBug. Need to see the tornados coming!

  • Favorite app has to be Pandora, use it pretty much everyday!

  • David Imel

    Pattrn for sure! I love waking up to a new background every day!

  • Chris

    Couldn’t live without WiFi tether!

  • Microsoft’s Xbox live app

  • Manuel Coronado

    TuneIn Radio!

  • Directv, Need it for scheduling the DVR when I can make it home.

  • Charles

    Instapaper is awesome.

  • DanSciortino

    Air droid. i can use my android phone with out puling it out. makes my life easier to text at work in retail.

  • john0214

    Spotify unlimited music:) come on it comes with beats audio

  • Mustang5Oh

    This is an easy question…Titanium Backup as it makes switching ROMs and getting all your apps with data back a breeze. I couldn’t be a crackflasher without it!!

  • dp3103

    Swiftkey 3 (X), been using it from the beginning!

  • Danny R

    Astro file manager, works for everything. Literally makes me the boss of my phone

  • blemast3r

    Titanium Backup. Can’t live without it.

  • Brian Johnston

    Swype makes typing a lot easier

  • BDizzel1982

    My favorite app is Swype, I can’t rock a phone without that keyboard anymore 🙂

  • My favorite app has to be wireless tether. It has saved me from boredom at the airport so many times.

  • Definitely SwiftKey X. Better than any stock keyboard.

  • Rob K

    I would have to say tapatalk is my favorite. Nothing like being able to check out all of my forums in one easy to use place.

  • Though I hear certain staff members don’t accept how useful it is…Evernote. It helps me record all of the important inputs during my day… Awesome GTD tool.

  • Titanium backupbackup

  • Nick Homme

    Definitely Titanium Backup. Not even a second thought.

  • droidme


  • Droidlife

  • Torture2010

    Light Flows forkin AWESOME!

  • Timeriffic. I can set my ringer to go off at night automatically, set it to turn on in the morning, set to vibrate for the time I’m usually commuting to work, set it back to ring and turn on the wifi while I’m in the office… I know there are other apps out there that do this, but Timeriffic is free and amazing!

  • twicca for keeping up with twitter

  • pezjono

    Gonna have to go with Pandora. Use it ALL the time from my phone and have discovered so many really cool (but not very popular) bands. Love it!

  • AG

    Titanium Backup Pro

  • powerskc


  • Domino’s App. Because pizza.

  • Tweet Lanes, for its Holo design, gorgeous interface, support, speed and useability. Twitter should buy this guy.

  • Polaris office on my Asus Tf101

  • Favorite non-google app for me is probably Evernote, really handy!

  • droid

    Nova launcher

  • Bob Thompson

    gotta say Grooveshark. I have been using that app since it was made.

  • Damian

    My favorite app has to be GO SMS pro, I text constantly and I love the look and feel of it opposed to the standard touchwiz one that comes on my phone

  • Jay

    If I had to pick one, I’d say Cracked. I can read those articles forever!

  • Abdallah Hirbawi

    My favorite non google app would have to be instagram, its just a fun way to share pics and its so easy.

  • androidkin


  • Andrew Herman

    ESPN Scorecenter fo sho…

  • FarmerTechno

    Titanium Backup, easily.

  • sholtkamp

    look out mobile.. saved me a lost phone twice already.

  • Titanium backup is a huge time saver…especially for a flashaholic like me

  • Tex

    couldn’t live without swype, well maybe I could but would it be worth it?

  • Darkcalc

  • Netflix streaming movies all the time 😉

  • Mike Ampaabeng

    I love Instagram, such a fun way to share pictures without over doing it!

  • Probably Dropbox. Make syncing files super easy.

  • Chris Kimura

    its gotta be titanium backup

  • David Imel

    Pattrn for sure! I love waking up every day to a new background!

  • villasin31

    I can’t count the number of times Titanium Backup has saved my life as a flashaholic.

  • Peter Camillo

    My favorite non-google app is probably Plume for Twitter..

  • This time of the year its Watch ESPN for when I am at work and can watch my fave football games.

  • Titanium Backup, it’s a life saver!

  • Hwwbot

    I’m going with Torque. I dont use it often, but when I need it its great!. No need to buy a seperate OBDII reader. The other apps I use are great, but really just change the way I use Android, so counting those ones out today.

  • IMDB – so handy

  • Leonard Gurrola

    te non Google app, is grindr. A gay chat app. It’s entertaining in so many ways not just because I’m gay but the conversations that I Have are hilarious!

  • Poweramp, a powerful and theme-able music player with a very good lockscreen replacement

  • My favorite app is Spotify. I love having more music than I could ever listen to at my fingertips.

  • thefullritz

    Evernote, I use it all the time for home and work.!!

  • Nick


  • dtm4


  • blackhawk

    Facebook geting to nosey making money off u

  • rom manager, or titanium backup.

  • Dropbox or swiftkey x

  • I love and have used several apps since I’ve started using Android devices, but Instagram, yes I know.. is one that I used since day 1 and continue to use daily. It’s connected me with family and friends better than Facebook does.

  • Dropbox would be my pick

  • Terrance Gilmore

    Swype. No doubt about it.

  • Swiftkey 3 for sure it does wonders!!!!!!!!! 🙂

  • da

    Titanium Backup Pro

  • Easily the best non-Google app I use is WhatsApp. I use this IM all day, every day to send instant messages, pictures and video to family and friends. This incredible app is a must have on anyones phones. You’ll never send a plain old text message again!

  • Jason Pillow

    I don’t have a twitter >:(

    I’d have to say my favorite app would be what others have said, titanium backup, SwiftKey, or rom toolbox.

  • Widget locker!

  • Milton Aleman

    ROM Toolbox by JRummy…
    now gimme, gimme, gimme!!!

  • yaooitsbrett

    SwiftKey has been very good to me

  • Kang

    My vote is for GO SMS

  • Booyah

    TiBu! It’s a lifesaver!

  • Swype keyboard

  • woot

    Nova Launcher by far

  • Titanium Backup. Without it I would never change roms

  • I love Vignette…amazingly powerful camera app!

  • underorionsbelt

    SwiftKey 3


    I would have to say droid-life. I am always checking for a new post.

  • Launcher Pro!

  • Titanium Backup!

  • handcent

  • Tony Romano

    Nova, love to change my icons and stack widget’s.

  • Swype, I one hand my phone all the time so typing one handed using swype just seemed natural.

  • kdrexler81

    I really love using Flipboard. I don’t install a lot of apps, but this is one I always use.

  • pouxonu

    Favorite non-Google app for me is Tapatalk. Love being able to quickly get to all my forum sites quickly and being able to get help, tips,tricks,and them some using the forum specific widgets gets me all my forums at my fingertips.

  • dpat180

    VGBA is THE BEST APP EVER!!! Get to relive my childhood of playing pokemon, without lugging around a GBA!

  • O plz!

  • Ringdroid.

  • swiftkey and dropbox

  • kjun14

    My Fitness Plus! Helps me keep track of all my meals and exercise (or lack of)

  • jesterz

    My favorite app of all time is Sky.fm

  • Mine is definitely pandora. I have to have my music

  • Best non-Google app is by far “Fast for Facebook”. It allows you to stay connected with your friends withoutall the battery drain and nasty bugs. The customization options are too good to pass up!

  • Hands down my favorite application would have to be Tasker. The ability to have personalized settings for location is second to none

  • jeremyshores


  • osegall

    SwiftKey with Ease

  • Airdroid…lets me text without looking at my phone.

  • Soundhound

  • Swype ever since I lost my slide out keyboard. One-handed one-finger typing has never been easier!

  • StealieSubie

    Titanium Backup makes it easy to change phones every few weeks without loosing Call Logs, SMS, and MMS. Hard to choose just one, but if I must it’s def TB.

  • DraconisV

    Yelp. A man’s gotta eat!

  • Robert Silva

    My favorite non-google app of all time is no doubt titanium backup pro! One of the first apps I ever purchased and I’ve used it to save my app data across 3 phones now. Its an app I will also always use.

  • Paul Pottle

    I would have to say Swiftkey, I love that keyboard.

  • Jason M.

    Maybe I misunderstood.Cant live without Swiftkey. Its awesome.

  • HBO GO

  • picaso86

    Swiftkey 3

  • yaooitsbrett

    SwiftKey has been very good to me

  • 9TEN11

    Titanium Backup

  • Rom Toolbox Pro. It’s the first thing I download.

  • motta2003

    Dropbox or Evernote…just nice to have tings in the cloud and access them whenever and where ever…saved my skin more than once!

  • Kyleen Blanchard

    Swype! I would feel like my phone was stunted without it.

  • luke danielson

    I would probably say the best non Google app I have is titanium backup. It’s always the first app I download after flashing a new rom and has saved me from a few botched flashes.

  • ES FIle Explorer, I use it constantly

    or maybe Thumb Keyboard, nothing comes close as far as tablets go…

  • Wolfram Alpha. Without it, I would be spending a WHOLE lot more time doing calculus and physics…

  • reddit news. I cant get enough of reddit, and the interface on this app is one of the best

  • boogie_monster

    Groove IP.

  • My favorite app has to be teamviewer. Love being able to do the task i need to do on the computer, right from my phone. Also love the ability to do file transfers.

  • Jason M.

    Favorite non-Google app of all time has to be Family Feud.

  • willimac

    Dropbox… Still the best cloud storage service.

  • NolBi-Wan

    GO SMS Pro. group chat is pretty important. When is Android going to get this natively?!

  • Stephen Wesner

    My favorite non-google app is by far DeskSMS by Koush. I love being able to text straight from my computer!

  • favorite non google app of all time is GO sms

  • baldypal

    Since its not supported on JB and I’m running JB, I got to go with Flash.

  • Favorite non Google app I’ll have to give to Tapatalk. I’m addicted to keep g I. Touch with forums and it makes it so easy!

  • hector o.

    My favorite non Google app is applanet. !! With this app you can download any app for free

  • Sean Archer

    favorite non google app of all time is GO sms

  • Nick Norman

    Titanium Backup.

  • Titanium Backup!

  • Alan Paone

    I’m not sure if I love Boid or Tasks more, they’re both gorgeous

  • TheZilch

    Amazon app Suite. App store , amazon mp3, Kindle

  • @notcher41

    Dropbox..it really makes sharing files for helping others with phone issues

  • JabroniUNM

    My favorite app would be Beautiful Widgets

  • LOVE Swiftkey 3. Safestrap has been awesome switching between my Daily Driver at work and When Home Jelly Bean on my RAZR!!

  • right now I’m liking Touchdown for Exchange

  • r0lct


  • Favorite non google App is Direct TV Sunday Ticket

  • Jason

    Hmm… I’m going to have to go with Swiftkey 3.

  • j-wood

    Favorite non-google app has to be Swype. Game changing for touchscreen typing.

  • Spotify dude !!! Tune into the Muuuzikkk !!

  • Adam Staggenborg


  • for me it’s poweramp best music player for Android Hands Down

  • Absolutely has to be Unified Remote Free

  • Crackle…who wouldn’t want to watch free movies???

  • D L

    Doggcatcher. Use it all the time listening to podcasts