BEST EVER Survey

Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by mfdemby, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. Istus

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    This is absolutely true. I've had mine for well over a month now and I still am learning, trying out apps, messing with my home screen etc... It just doesn't get old!

    I'd have to say Handcent is also my #1 recommendation. I also encourage them to customize it to make it their own. You can put 3 droids on a table and none of them will look even remotely the same. I love that...
     
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    The touchscreen on the Droid is legit
     
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    Yeah, I just can't give up the control... I ran without a task-killer for about 2 weeks, and had no problems at all. But I dislike not knowing what's running on my phone -- a task killer, in addition to killing tasks, is a shortcut to a list of processes that are running on the phone. I like it for that...

    So, for me, it's a control issue -- I want a task-killer for the control it gives me, not because it's a required thing to kill off all the background tasks that're going on. So, with that in mind, that's what I tell folks -- if you like the total control that comes with a task killer, get one. If you don't want that level of control, the phone will run just fine without one.

    The other apps I tell them to get are the BarCode Scanner, WiFi Analyzer, MotoTorch LED, SleepTimer, SportsTap, Robo Defense, and Sudoku Free.
     
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    home - menu - settings - applications - manage applications - menu - filter - running

    will show you everything everything running (outside of running services).
     
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    I tell people about Screebl. I think it's one of the most necessary apps available for Droid.
     
  7. Martin030908

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    Gotta tell people about Beautiful Widgets.
    I find myself showing Google Goggles more than anything... people are amazed by it :)

    and of course the shameless plug.... go to DroidForums.net :icon_ deal:
     
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    I'm glad the number one thing you are doing is spreading the misconception that a task killer is helpful :icon_rolleyes:
     
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    i'm curious, why is it so necessary? my phone stays lit when i want it and dark when i want it...
     
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    It's not required for memory management, though for battery management it's another story.
     
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    I didn't have any better battery life running ATK than I do without it..... just saying :)
     
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    Yep -- but that's 9 button-presses vs. 1 button-press with a task killer. (Well, 2 button presses -- one to open the folder in which I've stored ATK, and one to open ATK itself.)

    So, unless there's a way to create a shortcut to the 'running' thing in the menu-tree, I'm sticking with ATK. :)