Paying for apps

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  1. droidxethan

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    Ok so I was thinking about buying some apps but wasn't sure what to buy and what to keep free. any input?

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    My philosophy is to only purchase apps that give me more ability than the free counterparts. Like Beautiful Widgets...awesome support amd updates that you get with the paid version. Also, Launcher Pro Plus...allows more customizations when you unlock it by purchasing it.

    he only other apps i generally buy are apps that allow my phone more freedom, such as Koushs Bootstarpper and JRummys Boot Logo Changer...both have been more than worth the $2 or so I paid for them..

    And lastly, games. Sometimes a free game is just enough to get you hooked into paying for the full game. Fruit Ninja is a good case of this for me...I liked the game so I paid $1.99 I think to get the full game, and it will always be there for me no matter how many times I ROM or reset my phone.

    Best thing to do is look at the apps you think you might use, read the USer Comments to see how it is rated, and then decide if you need the full paid version or can get by with just the free version...
     
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    If I install a free app and really like and use it a lot, I buy the paid version in order to support the developer. My theory is that he/she will be motivated then to develop more great apps for us.
     
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    + 1 for ^^^...and I wished I had mentioned that in my original post....:)
     
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    Thanks for the replys i just bought real HDMI cuz i eas seeinh alot of good stuff about it on youtube but I use juicedefender on my phone but the free version any of u use the paid version and see a difference at all?

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    RealHDMI is awesome & worth every penny (I use it every day).

    Juice Defender is worthless IMHO.

    ~John
     
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    I found no difference in the free and paid version of juice defender but like stated above I like to support those that work well for me.
    Sign is an awesome speed dial. Power Amp is a great music player.
    Vignette camera app works great.
    Circle Launcher for widgets.
    Easy Switch for power management
    Alarm Pro + alarm clock
    There are more that I have but those are my favorite for my uses

    Support Our Troops!!
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    Whoops I accidently quoted my text haha is was having troble with the real HDMI not sure why?

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    Hard to say what apps / games someone else would like, want or need. I ran across this thread again today. It helped me a lot when I was wanting something new.
     
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    buying apps is a good idea....keeps new and better apps coming out. According to Appbrain I have spent like $114 in apps so far.
     
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    It is like a try before you buy. Most of my apps are free and i use adblocker to block the ads. But with some that you purchase you get extra features that are not in the free versions. I recently purchased FLOW for Facebook and it is the best 1.49 I have spent. I actually get instant notifications from FB now. LOL

    Plus I think all the devs dont get a paycheck for making them, so donating a buck to them keeps them active and allows them to come up with new and improved apps.