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Weekly Poll: What Are Your Favorite Apps?

If you have a smartphone, you probably have a smorgasbord of apps that help you get through your day. Maybe you have a couple of games you play to kill time and de-stress. You might also have a few special applications that appeal to something specific in your life, like an app for Bible verses, book recommendations or local movie listings.

We want to know all about the apps you use and love, and how they help you get through your day-to-day routine. Maybe we can help each other be more productive and discover some fun and useful ways to keep informed! If you don’t have a smartphone, we’d love to hear if that was a personal choice and if so, why? If you did have a smartphone, what apps would you want to put on it? Answer the polls below and then let us know more in the comments!

Do you have a smartphone with apps?

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What apps do you use most often?

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How do you discover new apps?

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  1. apostolicgirl

    Posted by apostolicgirl on March 16, 2013 at 08:49

    My dad bought me an iPhone for Christmas, and I absolutely love it! I like to use Pinterest for something of a “stress relief” and I like to browse Facebook. My favorite games are “Rushing Alice” and Card Shark. =)

  2. kath660

    Posted by kath660 on March 10, 2013 at 20:33

    the way i get new app is by realizing i need/want my phone to do something new, so I go searching for apps.

    Best apps: Kindle app (don’t need a new device to buy e-books!!!) and the Bible (changed my bible experience forever!)

  3. GigiJR

    Posted by GigiJR on March 10, 2013 at 15:18

    I have an iPhone 4. I waste a lot of time on apps. 😛 I use email & the Internet a lot.
    Useful apps: Sleep Cycle (very cool alarm clock), & AllRecipes (for recipes in a pinch)

    Beneficial apps: Accordance (really great for Bible study), TED Talks (fascinating videos on many topics), SAT Question of the Day (I’m in High School after all), & iBooks (I love iBooks!)

    Games: (I go through phases with games, I don’t play any one consistently) Cut the Rope, Jetpack Joyride, Gesundheit!, & Trace

    Social: Facebook, Pinterest (love, love, love!), Words With Friends, & Draw Something

  4. kjm109

    Posted by kjm109 on March 9, 2013 at 08:20

    One of my new favorite games is 4 pics one word. But I also love flow!

  5. SanctitysFlame

    Posted by SanctitysFlame on March 7, 2013 at 23:35

    I don’t necessarily have a smartphone…it’s an iPod touch 4th gen. So I can use the apps people with iPhones can (there are even apps that allow me to call and text people for free!) but I need to be in range of wifi for internet access. 🙂

  6. Abby4Him

    Posted by Abby4Him on March 7, 2013 at 14:34

    I don’t have a smartphone, but I use my Kindle Fire.

  7. Guarded by Angels

    Posted by Guarded by Angels on March 7, 2013 at 09:44

    Temple run2 is fun! Words with friends and gems with friends are great too!

  8. Project Inspired

    Posted by on March 7, 2013 at 08:44

    Who needs your own iphone when you can constantly borrow your parents or your friends. Plus a ton of apps can just be found online if you REALLY want to play them.

  9. Aragorn

    Posted by Aragorn on March 7, 2013 at 04:46

    I have an ipad and moslty use it for Facebook, Music, Looking things up, Texting, and i love to play the GAME: InBetween land.

  10. dancer4jesus14

    Posted by dancer4jesus14 on March 6, 2013 at 22:14

    I do have a smartphone and i use it for my bible plans, texting,calling and social media mostly 🙂

  11. Ziggay-Z

    Posted by Ziggay-Z on March 6, 2013 at 19:04

    I think It’d be great to get an app compatible with all apple devices and most android that is a P.I. App! I’m always on my phone and I could be on P.i. at the same time!

  12. Art

    Posted by Art on March 6, 2013 at 17:40

    I have an iPad that i use all the time! My favorite app of all is by far Netflix, because I love the Office! Another one of my favorites is Shopmox, because it is a mall in one app! You select your favorite stores and the app shows you the newest stuff in every clothing category imaginable! I also love Pinterest, Twitter, and Pose, which is like a Pinterest/Instagram for fashion lovers! And it is free, which is awesome! I follow celebs on there and other super models like Coco. 😉 I love Animator Creator, because as an amateur animator I like having something to use on my iDevices. 😀 I love ColorStrokes, which allows beginner photo-shopping artists to practice on their own photos. Once you become more advanced, I recommend using Adobe Photoshop elements.

    • GigiJR

      Posted by GigiJR on March 10, 2013 at 15:27

      I just looked up Pose (I love fashion) & it looks super cool. I going to download it, thanks for the suggestion! 😀

  13. K577sarahb

    Posted by K577sarahb on March 6, 2013 at 17:31


  14. Peacegurl1960

    Posted by Peacegurl1960 on March 6, 2013 at 13:50

    I just brought a smartphone for my birthday this past January. I had to once I saw that they were just like the iphones. I mostly spend time on facebook with my phone and texting. For stress releif I play a lot of solitare from Branium on my smartphone. I own a htc evo phone from virgin mobile that has a 2D-3D camera 🙂

  15. doodahfee

    Posted by doodahfee on March 6, 2013 at 13:36

    I play Subway Surfers and Temple Run a lot. I also listen to a lot of music on my cell phone

  16. bethluvstheafters

    Posted by bethluvstheafters on March 6, 2013 at 13:25

    I don’t have a smartphone, but my mom does and I have a few apps that I use regularly. Like I have a tuning and metronome app for when I practice my violin, and I go on fb on her phone a lot.

  17. lillimae347

    Posted by lillimae347 on March 6, 2013 at 12:53

    I don’t have a smartphone, but i have tons of apps on my ipod touch 🙂

  18. PolkaDot

    Posted by PolkaDot on March 6, 2013 at 10:44

    I have a phone but it doesn’t have service. So I use the calender , calulator and alarm. 😛 It is my sisters old phone. I don’t need a phone yet!

  19. amberlg1998

    Posted by amberlg1998 on March 6, 2013 at 10:14

    I don’t have a smartphone because my dad does not want to pay for it haha. But, I just got a laptop plus a normal cell phone for christmas. 🙂 I just go on the internet for apps.

  20. IdaPahus

    Posted by IdaPahus on March 6, 2013 at 10:10

    I play wordfeud a lot of the time!!;D