written by: Sumiko•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 5/24/2011
Having cool apps makes all the difference when you have an HTC Evo. With Android, you can download cool and amazing apps to go with your equally cool and amazing smartphone. Read on to learn about the must have applications to download to your device.
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It's important to have access to great applications as the HTC Evo isn't your typical phone. Your phone can be the perfect tool for getting stuff done as long as you have the right apps installed on it. Since there are thousands of apps available, it can be difficult choosing the best ones. This article covers the 10 "Must Have" apps for your HTC Evo.
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Aldiko is the ultimate book reader app as it allows you to read books right from your phone! You can read ePub files, import, and download books via Aldiko's online catalog. The app also allows you to find free public domain books, free original books, O'Reilly books, romance ebooks, and more! To download this app, access the Android Market and search for “Aldiko" or click here.
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Of course your phone already comes equipped with text messaging capabilities, but with the app, chompSMS, you can personalize your text messages. This app comes with a bubble style look that you can customize with a wide range of colors based on your personal preference. To download this app, access the Android Market and search for “chompSMS" or click here.
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FeedR News Reader
FeedR News Reader is the ultimate app for getting up-to-date news in real-time. With this app you can customize the type of news you would like to read by simply clicking on the "Add" tab within the application. To download this app, access the Android Market and search for “FeedR News Reader."
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With Foxy Ring, you can customize the sound levels of your ringtone based on your location. If you're in a noisy place the app will recognize that and your phone will ring loudly so you can hear it. If you are in a quiet area, the phone will ring softly. You can also customize the settings to turn the sound off, while you sleep, so you're not disturbed. To download this app, access the Android Market and search for “FoxyRing" or click here.
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For your listening enjoyment, Pandora is the best free personalized radio app that you can download to your HTC Evo. With this app, you can stream music by entering the name of your favorite artist or song into Pandora, which then creates a radio station that plays music based on your personal preference. If you would like to hear more of a particular genre, or less of something, you can customize the settings in Pandora to reflect that. To download this app, access the Android Market and search for “Pandora" or click here.
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With the SweetDreams app, you can won't be disturbed ever again by your cell phone while you sleep. You can customize your HTC Evo to alert you of phone calls or messages whenever you like, however you like. With this app, you can set the timer to silence the phone at a certain time and customize other settings to your liking. To download this app, access the Android Market and search for “SweetDreams."
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Sprint Football Live
It's that time of year again for all of you football fanatics! With the Sprint Football Live app, you can keep track of scores when you don't have access to a TV. If you're working late, working on a Sunday, or on a date. You can sneak a peek at the Sprint Football Live app to keep updated with your football scores in real-time along with all other pertinent football related information. To download this app, access the Android Market and search for “Sprint Football Live" or click here.
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Trap! is one of the best games to download to your HTC Evo and seems to make time go by faster if you're waiting in a doctor's office for instance. The object of the game is to create boxes by drawing lines on the screen to trap the red ball. Once you capture more than 70% of the screen, by creating the boxes, you advance to the next level. You can also trap other colored balls that offer extra lives, speed, and other bonuses. To download this app, access the Android Market and search for “Trap" or click here.
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With the TV.com app, you can watch full length videos featured on CBS. TV.com has a wide selection of programes available for your viewing pleasure and they are presented to you in a high quality interface on your HTC Evo including, the news, sports, CW, Showtime, CNET, and more! To download this app, access the Android Market and search for “TV.com" or click here.
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WaveSecure is the best security app you can download to your HTC Evo. Did you know that approximately 20 million people lose their phone each year? With this app you can back up your valuable data and media to guard against losing your information if this unfortunate circumstance were to happen to you. If your phone is lost or stolen, you can also wipe out your data remotely and restore it later if you find your phone. You can also track your phone's location on your computer using GPS. To download this app, access the Android Market and search for “WaveSecure" or click here.
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Beyond HTC Evo Apps
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