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cab4me

cab4me is a cool app that will seamlessly get you inside of a cab as quick as possible.  This app will search for all the cab depots within a 10 mile radius of your current location, and list the possibilities with their distance from you and a rating.  By selecting a company, you can see what services they offer, payment options, available cars (or limos if you’re feeling it), or you can simply call the company.  You can also view your recent called companies, as well as a list of your favorites.  Bonus feature – if you don’t know where you are, that’s ok, as your GPS will notify the cab company with your location.  Download cab4me if you want to maximize the efficiency of using taxis.

Bars & Clubs

If your looking for a particular type of bar, Bars & Clubs is the app for you.  Whether you want to sing some karaoke on Friday after work, hit a gentleman’s club Saturday night, or catch the game Sunday afternoon, Bars & Clubs has you covered with 18 categories to choose from.  Once you select a category, you’re presented with a list of possibilities, each with an address and distance from your current location.  By choosing a bar, you can get directions via google maps, call the bar, or share your selection with a friend.  The one thing this app is missing is a rating system.  Bars & Clubs is a great app for whatever you’re getting into on a Saturday night.

eBay

eBay brings the web’s most popular auction site to the palm of your hand with full functionality.  You can search for products, make bids, and sell items.  You can view lists of items you’re watching, bidding, won, didn’t win, selling, sold, unsold, and scheduled to sell.  You can also browse through the day’s best deals, which will show you the percentage of money you’re saving.  eBay is for the auction shopper that wants even more…the ability to buy and sell directly from the phone.  Download this app if you frequent eBay.

Groupon

Groupon is a simple app for groupon.com.  The app presents you with one great deal per day, specific to your current location.  Groupon gives you a lot of information about the deal, as well as the ability to buy it directly through the app.  Additionally, it shows you the exact location of the deal, as well as how many other people have purchased it.  Groupon is a great app for those that enjoy getting good deals.

ShopSavvy Barcode Scanner

ShopSavvy Barcode Scanner is the perfect tool to accompany comparison shoppers.  You can either scan an object’s barcode, or search for it online.  By doing so, ShopSavvy will pull a list of prices for the object, filtered by either online or local stores.  Additionally, you can read reviews about the product.  You can also add items to your wish list to purchase later, or search through your history.  Bonus feature – ability to set price alerts, so your phone will email you when an item drops to the price you specify.  Download ShopSavvy if you comparison shop or like to read reviews before you buy.

Barcode Scanner

Barcode Scanner is the first app you should download for Android phones.  This app will show you the prices and reviews of a product by merely scanning its barcode.  By scanning a QR Code, you can download an app directly to your phone.  Or, by scanning a contact, you can immediately add name, number, address, and email to your phone.  Most impressively, you can share a contact, bookmark, app, or anything on your clipboard with anyone else that has a barcocde scanner.  Bonus feature – ability to look through your history of scans.  As QR Codes become mainstream, you will start to see them everywhere, if you haven’t already.  Barcode Scanner is a must download for everyone with an Android phone.  The first time you use it, you’ll see why.

Extreme Hangman

Extreme Hangman is the best hangman app out on the market due to the freshness it brings to the classic game.  This is not your typical hangman game.  Instead of merely body parts showing up upon missed letters, your stickfigure will battle another stickfigure to the death.  The game is set on a chalkboard, and on each screen there is an entertaining stickfigure animation.  When playing the game, you select from a wide list of categories.  You then use the touchscreen to guess letters.  The game offers three difficulties, and will give you hints if you want them.  Bonus feature – the game will store all your stats, such as win percentage.  Additionally, there is two player mode, so you can play a friend if you don’t have a pencil and paper. Extreme Hangman is a great take on the traditional game hangman.  Download if you want the most entertaining version of hangman on your phone.

Word Collapse

Word Collapse is a phenomenal word game app.  The goal of the game is to clear the board by forming words – essentially reverse scrabble.  There are three different game modes, presented with a very clean user interface.  In Spot A Word you simply have to clear as much of the board as possible.  In Letterfall, you have to clear the board as quickly is possible while letters fall from the top.  Both of these modes offer timed and untimed play.  In Untwist, you have to unscramble the letters to form a word.  This mode has several levels of difficulty. Word Collapse is a great game for those that like Scrabble or Text Twist.  This app is a must download if you enjoy word games.

PhoneCharades Pro

PhoneCharades Pro is hands down the best Charades game out on the market.  It is made by the same developers as PhoneFraze Pro, so it has many of the same features.  The game includes informative instructions, three distinct game modes, and creative categories.  The same polished user interface from PhoneFraze makes PhoneCharades Pro operate smoothly.  Once again, this is the best Charades game out there and will provide great entertainment for a large group.  This is a must download for those who enjoy playing Charades.

PhoneFraze Pro

PhoneFraze Pro is a must download for those that like word games.  This app is a take on the popular handheld game CatchPhrase.  The goal of the game is to lead your teammates into guessing your word without saying it. PhoneFraze Pro has extensive word lists over multiple diverse categories to keep the game fresh.  Additionally, there are instructions on how to play each of the three differing game modes.  
The clean and polished user interface make the game look very smooth.  Additionally, the game includes a handful of theme pack downloads to further add to the playing experience.  Bonus feature – the ability to choose the game’s music directly from your SD card.  These features differentiate PhoneFraze Pro from the other CatchPhrase-like apps out there. PhoneFraze Pro is a fantastic download if you enjoy word games or are looking for a great group game to play.