If you recently bought an HTC One, you’re probably wondering which apps are best to download. Here’s a list of the top 10 best apps that can enhance your HTC One experience.
Pandora is an internet radio app that allows users to create customized stations based on their favorite artist, band, or song. You can also indicate if you like a song, and Pandora will program the station accordingly to your likes. Pandora is a great way to discover new artists, and show off the sound quality on your HTC One. You can download Pandora from the Google Play Store here.
With the YouTube app for Android, users can share their favorite videos and playlists with their friends. Discover new channels with voice search, watch YouTube recommendations, and share videos via Google + or Facebook. YouTube takes great advantage of HTC One’s incredible 1080p display. You can download YouTube from the Google Play Store here.
3. WeatherBug Elite
With WeatherBug Elite, users can get the latest weather information including local current conditions, severe weather alerts, extended forecast. WeatherBug Elite provides more depth and accuracy with temperature and forecasts compared to HTC’s own Sense UI main page widget. You can download WeatherBug Elite from the Google Play Store here.
4. Nova Launcher
Tired of HTC’s Sense UI? Nova Launcher Prime is a homescreen replacement app for Android developed by TeslaCoil Software. You can use swiping gestures to start Nova Actions and clean up the clutter on your HTC One by hiding apps you never use. Unread counts show in the dock, desktop, drawer and folders. Get more use out of your dock by taking advantage of the swipe-actions. You can purchase Nova Launcher Pro from the Google Play Store here.
5. Swype Keyboard
Swype is a keyboard app developed by Nuance Communications, Inc. Quickly enter text on your HTC One and backup your personal dictionary on all of your Android devices. Swype comes with voice recognition, three unique tablet keyboards, and adapts to your typing patterns for a personalized keyboard experience. You can download Swype from the Google Play Store here.
Dropbox is the best way to share all your photos, documents, and videos while you’re on the go. Access your files from any device and share a link to your co-workers, friends, and family. When you sign up for Dropbox on the HTC One, users will get an additional 23GB of free storage for two years. In order to receive the free storage, all users have to do is signin to their Dropbox account from their HTC One, and simply fill out and complete the “getting started guide” from the Dropbox website. You can download Dropbox from the Google Play Store here.
Flipboard lets users catch up on the news they care about. Simply pick a few topics and flip through world news, music, film, travel, photography and more. Add Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and see updates and photos from your friends. Collect your favorite articles and create your own magazine on Flipboard. Flipboard is the best way to read all your news and social network content you care about on one easy-to-ready screen. You can download Flipboard from the Google Play Store here.
8. WhatsApp Messenger
Have you been having issues with sending SMS on your HTC One? WhatsApp Messenger is a popular messenger available for Android smartphones. Send and receive messages, video messages, pictures, and audio notes to your friends and and contacts. Enjoy group conversations and chat as much as you want. There is no additional cost to send WhatsApp messages internationally. You can download WhatsApp Messenger from the Google Play Store here.
If you’re looking for a to-do list application for you HTC One, Any.do is a beautifully designed to-do list. Simply tap on the microphone icon and you can say what you need to do for the day. Any.do will instantly convert your words into text. Swipe with your finger or shake your device to remove a completed task. Make phone calls, send text messages, and schedule meetings directly from the app. You can customize folders so you can stay organized. You can download Any.do from the Google Play Store here.
10. Juice Defender
With all those newly installed apps and games, you’re going to want to download a battery saving app, that will help manage and extend the battery life of your HTC One. Juice Defender & Battery Saver is a power manager app designed to extend the battery life of your Android Device. Schedule synchronization events, auto-toggle WiFi, and keep power consumption under control. You can download Juice Defender from the Google Play Store here.