Ben Elliott · Feb 3, 2011 at 12:00 am

‘A Nerd’s Must Have Android Apps’ – Just bought an Android phone?

Okay, so you’ve finally made the switch from Windows Mobile to Android and, after months of umming and ahhing, have eventually got your hands on that shiny piece of tech that you’ve been after for so long. One of the reasons you switched was because of the vastly superior App Market that Android possesses, and you’re aching to download a pick of the best pieces of software currently available for your phone.

Unfortunately, it’s sometimes hard to know where to start. There are the populatiry-ordered lists, sure, but you’re a power user and you don’t want to spend your time raking though useless repetitions of applications with the same functions.

This is where XDA member RickROM‘s ‘A Nerd’s Must Have Android Apps’ list comes in. From Game Boy Advance emulators to more powerful browser alternatives, this list of applications should provide a decent starting point for building your app library.

The list has been well-received by members of the forums and has sparked discussion about which applications each member would personally like to see on the list.

To check it out for yourself, head to the list thread.


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