My friend John Obeto recently blogged about application usage and Windows Mobile and wondered how many apps people have installed. I am not a WinMo user, but do use Android which offers a (more?) robust app ecosystem. My Motorola Atrix currently has 42 apps installed including a couple of app specific language packs.
Before delving into installed apps, it is important to understand my application strategy. My experience with previous phones (non-Android) suggests that an excessive number of applications can impact phone performance. Thus, I am quite selective when choosing applications and will often remove ones that I either don’t use or use infrequently. With that said here is a list of the ones that I find most valuable. Any feedback or suggestions on alternative applications is welcome! Continue reading My Favorite Android Apps