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Best Applications for the Motorola Droid X

written by: Sumiko•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 6/8/2011

The Motorola Droid X has a lot to offer with all the apps you can download. From listening to your favorite songs on Pandora to customizing your text messages with Handcent SMS, there are apps for just about anything. Read on to learn about the must have apps to download to customize your phone.

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    Droid X The Motorola Droid X is a phenomenal device with its HD capabilities on a thin touchscreen interface. With all of the amazing features it has to offer, you can customize it by downloading apps to it. Read on to learn more about the best Droid X apps you can download to personalize your smartphone.

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    Fantasy Guru

    Fantasy Guru Fantasy Guru QR Code With the app Fantasy Guru, you can make changes to your Fantasy League that you can't do on other Fantasy League apps including making trades. You can also view transactions, watch video highlights, and more with this easy to use application. To download this app, access the Android Market, search for “Fantasy Guru" or scan the QR code!

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    Google Goggles

    Google Googles QR 

    Google Goggles Can you say Google Goggles five times fast? Despite it's tongue twister title, this app is a free download that allows you to obtain information about products and buildings with the click of a button, or better yet, a tap of your finger. You can view information about landmarks, artwork, businesses, and more. With the Droid, snap an image and Google scans it to identity it using GPS. Once the app processes the information, it displays the information about the object you scanned to obtain web results. To download this app, access the Android Market, search for “Google Goggles" or scan the QR code!

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    Handcent SMS

    Handcent Handcent QR Code.jpg Handcent SMS is one of those quiet unassuming Droid X apps that can prove essential for text addicts. It allows you to personalize your text messages with full SMS and MMS support. With the bubble-style text message theme, you can change the font and colors of the application. These features aren't offered with the standard SMS application the phone comes with. To download this app, access the Android Market, search for “Hancent SMS" or scan the QR code!

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    Pandora

    Pandora QR Code Pandora Pandora is a free personalized radio app that you can download to your Droid X that allows you to stream music based on your personal preferences. Regardless of the type of music you like to listen to, there's a station that can be created just for you. To download this app, access the Android Market, search for “Pandora" or scan the QR code!

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    PDAnet

    PDAnet PDANet QR Code Accessing the web on your Droid X is useful but there may be a time when you need to type a document or download a program to your computer when you’re away from your normal Internet access. PDAnet allows you to tether you Droid X to enable your laptop to access the web using Bluetooth. To download this app, access the Android Market, search for “PDAnet" or scan the QR code!

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    Picsay

    Picsay QR Code Picsay Picsay is the award winning photo editor for Android that allows you to edit or spice up your pictures and share them with family and friends. You can remove red-eye, create word balloons, add special effects, and more! With this easy to use interface, you’ll be entertained while spicing up your pictures. This Droid X app is available for free or you can download the full version to gain access to all of the amazing features. To download this app, access the Android Market, search for “PicSay" or scan the QR code!

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    Ringdroid

    Ringdroid Ringdroid QR Code Ringdroid allows you to create ringtones out of your songs that you have downloaded to the device by creating shorter clips or snippets out of your favorite part of the song to save as a ringtone. Once you install the app, a list of your songs is displayed to make it easier for you to pick and choose a song to manipulate into a ringtone. To download this app, access the Android Market, search for “Ringdroid" or scan the QR code!

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    ShopSavvy

    ShopSavvy QR Code ShopSavvy Scan any barcode to view and compare prices online and in stores with ShopSavvy. This app is particularly useful with high price items including electronics, so you can get the best deals possible. This app is offered for free and it could save you money so it's well worth a mention in our Droid X apps roundup. To download this app, access the Android Market, search for “ShopSavvy" or scan the QR code!

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    Sweet Dreams

    Sweet Dreams Sweet Dreams QR Code Sweet Dreams allows you to get your beauty rest without interruption. You can customize your Motorola Droid X to alert you of messages, phone calls, and other alerts after you get your beauty sleep or after you attend an important meeting. To download this app, access the Android Market, search for “Sweet Dreams" or scan the QR code!

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    Wave Secure

    Wave Secure QR Code Wavesecure Before you download any of these "must have" apps to your Droid X, download WaveSecure. It’s the most important app that you’ll download to your phone. With this app, you can remotely access your phone to locate it, if it happens to be lost or stolen. You can also remotely wipe your personal information from the device just in case it falls into the wrong hands. Another perk about Wave Secure is, if the thief tries to put in their own SIM card into the phone, it will automatically lock so the phone is of no use to them. To download this app, access the Android Market, search for “Wave Secure" or scan the QR code!