written by: Shanna James•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 8/8/2011
The HTC Ozone smartphone is part of the Verizon Wireless family. Everyone knows that with new phones come new apps, so continue reading to learn a little more about the Ozone smartphone and the top ten apps that every owner should install.
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The HTC Ozone supports both GSM and CDMA networks and features a candybar design with full QWERTY keyboard and a small 2.4 inch display. There are several HTC Ozone applications available for download. Here is a list of the top ten Ozone apps.
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MyStreams is an application that enables users to access a large database of radio and television streams from more than 60 countries across the world. These streams are played in the HTC Ozone’s music player and can also be played in Divx player, Pocket Player, RealPlayer, PocketTV and more. For only $2.99 users are able to watch and listen to the television or radio from the convenience of their mobile phones. This application can be purchased at marketplace.windowsphone.com.
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Huff and Puff
Huff and Puff is an exciting HTC Ozone game. It incorporates both puzzle and action type games into its three little pigs based gameplay. The aim of the game is to collect meat throughout various levels in order to move on. The more accurately the game is played the more meat is available to be caught. At only $1.99 this application can be downloaded at marketplace.windowsphone.com.
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Marathon is an application available for all Windows Mobile devices which tracks a user's movements using GPS and a receiver. It is most commonly used in sports like cycling and running. The Marathon HTC Ozone app can be optimized to announce statistics and goals through a speaker or headset while on the go. Users are able to constantly be in the know about their progress without having to constantly look down at their mobile devices. This application costs $3.99 and can be purchased from marketplace.windowsphone.com.
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HTC Ozone apps for party goers and the young crowd are very popular nowadays. The Cocktail Mixer application has over 1,500 cocktail recipes to choose from. From Bloody Marys, Cosmopolitans, to punch, a shot or coffee. There are many different types of mixes to choose from. They are also categorized by type, serving glass or name. Each cocktail can also be found based on various ingredients. This application is free for download at marketplace.windowsphone.com.
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The SoftReset application allows users to quickly and efficiently restart their mobile device. This application makes it possible for users to not have to perform a hard reset on their devices. The program simply begins once the icon has been selected and a picture appears. Once the picture has been selected the device will quickly restart. This HTC Ozone app costs $0.99 and can be downloaded from marketplace.windowsphone.com.
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WeatherBug is a free weather application for the HTC Ozone mobile device. It is the most trusted source for local and live weather forecasts from some of the leading weather stations within the United States and various other places around the world. The application allows users to access radar, maps, forecasts, current conditions and severe weather alerts straight from the convenience of their smartphone. This application is completely free for downloaded and can be found at marketplace.windowsphone.com.
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This pocket-friendly app contains the most news from various local and national sources. Express News brings news to its users from providers like the Press Association, Canadian Press, STATS, Associated Press, uClick and more. The news is also available in several different languages including Portuguese, German, English and Spanish. Categories range from Technology, Business, Entertainment, Sports and Headlines. This application is free for download at marketplace.windowsphone.com.
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Glympse is one of the most popular apps available today. It allows users to share with friends, live location information. There is absolutely no registration required to use the application. All a user needs to do is choose someone to send the information to and click ‘Send’. This application is especially useful for social events and business meetings. This application can be found at marketplace.windowsphone.com for free.
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Shazam Encore is one of the highest rated applications for the HTC Ozone as it brings music to music lovers everywhere. Shazam can identify and download songs from anywhere including a bar or even a TV or radio. The ‘Tag Now’ button is used to identify a specific track. Once the track has been identified the application searches for download information. Users can also read reviews of tracks and see more information about bands and artists straight from their mobile device. This application costs $4.99 and can be purchased from marketplace.windowsphone.com.
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WordBook English Dictionary
The WordBook Dictionary is a popular reference HTC Ozone application. It includes over 150,000 entries, 220,000 definitions, 70,0000 samples and 330,000 semantic links. This dictionary also has over 120,000 pronunciation guides and an IPA or International Phonetic Alphabet. Some added features include an etymology guide for finding word origins and a bookmark feature. At only $9.99 this extensive English dictionary can be downloaded at marketplace.windowsphone.com.
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The HTC Ozone is a very popular mobile device for its compact size and useful features. These apps are great additions to the smartphone as they enhance its multimedia, entertainment and functional properties.