Top 5 apps for iPhone and Android, some must-have apps for your smartphone
Best apps for weekend Smartphone fun
Last Updated: 124 days ago
Get ready to make space on your iPhone or Android Smartphone for the top 5 must-have apps to check out this weekend.
What'sApp Messenger (FREE for Android , $.99 for iPhone )
Love sending texts but hate what it does to your phone bill? Download the What'sApp Messenger and you can send a million messages per day without racking up the massive charges.
The app serves as a messenger available on all smartphones and perfect for cross-platform messaging. WhatsApp uses your 3G or WiFi to message with friends and family, essentially replacing your SMS and letting you chat without worrying about zapping your data plan.
Pandora (FREE for Android and iPhone )
It's been around for a while, and you've no doubt heard your friends and family rave about ditching their iPod in favor of Pandora's simple and convenient music streaming.
The best part? You can program your own stations based on genre of music, artist, or even by a single song. The app comes in a free version -- which runs ads after every few songs -- or you can upgrade to a paid subscription.
Flipboard (FREE for Android and iPhone )
Looking for a personalized magazine that pulls in everything from around the web that you want to see? Look no further.Flipboard is great for social media lovers and news junkies alike. This cool app aggregates links from your friends on Facebook and people you follow on Twitter, along with updates from your favorite websites, and shows them off in a magazine-style format perfect for flipping through on your phone.
Flashlight (FREE for Android and iPhone )
An oldie, but a goodie. This flashlight app might sound like a waste of phone space, but it far surpasses the dim light that just the screen of your phone will give off. The app also comes with a compass, so you'll be heading in the right direction with your new flood of bright light.
Rayman Jungle Run ($2.99 for Android and iPhone )
Want a fun escape to the jungle in the palm of your hand? Take the title character on a massive adventure that rivals your favorite moments from Super Mario or Sonic the Hedgehog. Rayman traipses through a snowy jungle, waterfalls, interactive environments, and even a Land of The Dead challenge.
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