Well, Ladies and Gentlemen. The big day is finally upon us. All the presents have (hopefully) been purchased by now, the turkey is waiting to be stuffed, the tree is bright and colorful and the cookies and milk have been left out for Santa. With Christmas finally arriving, it is time to take a quick look at ten of the best android apps to get you through the day. If you love Christmas then you will love these.
Christmas Live Wallpaper Free
One of the easiest ways to make your world a little more Christmasy is to install a Christmas themed wallpaper on your smartphone or tablet. With that in mind, you can't do better than Christmas Live Wallpaper. The name says it all. It contains a magical live wallpaper with a Christmas tree made of sparkling stars. This is a live wallpaper and as such really does brighten up a device and bring the Christmas feeling to life. That said it is also worth noting that this app also contains a countdown to the New Year. So, once Christmas has come and gone, it would be worth keeping this one for the next week and let the New Year's celebrations begin.
Now that you have your Christmas wallpaper, your android smartphone is only half complete. To complement the wallpaper, you will of course, need a Christmas ringtone to go with it. Why bother looking through the many android apps on Play, when this one is called 'Christmas Ringtones'? This app offers 34 free Christmas themed ringtones and as you would expect, includes all your favorite seasonal tunes including Holy Night, Jingle Bells, Silent Night, Joy to the world etc etc. As you would expect with a ringtone app, you can assign a different Christmas song to each of your contacts or simply make it your alarm for the big day. Either way, when it comes to Christmas ringtones this app will take care of things.
Bubble Shooter: Christmas day
Now that your smartphone is fully Christmatized, it is time to relax. Best way to let your hair down is to open up your favorite android game. Bubble shooter, right? Well, if it is, then this is right up your street. Bubble Shooter has also got the Christmas treatment with this special Christmas edition of the game. Now in fairness, this is simply a Bubble shooter game but it does come loaded with snowmen, snowflakes and the whole Christmas spirit. Got a few minutes to kill? Then kill them with some bubble shooting, Christmas style.
Hidden Object: Christmas Magic
If you are a fan of the Big Fish or G5 games then this might be ideal for you. Hidden object games are getting better and better and why not spend the holiday playing a Christmas hidden object game. No one could accuse you of not being in the spirit while playing this game as it is loaded with Christmas scenes. All of which contain numerous hidden objects waiting to be found. Hidden Object: Christmas Magic comes with three difficulty levels and a bunch of different discover options. For instance, you can search by word, picture, silhouette (very interesting one) or simply randomly. Either way, this will certainly fill any spare time you have on the big day.
Face Changer - Christmas
If your selfies are looking a bit plain at the moment then don't worry. Face Changer is here to make sure your selfies are matching your Christmas spirit. If you haven't figured it out yet from the image above, then this app lets you add a variety of novelty items to your selfies and overall making you look more in the Christmas spirit. You can upload images from either you internal storage or by taking a fresh new image. Either way, this app kills a few minutes and is a lot of fun when sharing with family and friends.
Christmas Camera For Facebook
If you like the idea of Christmasy jazzing up your selfies, but not too keen on the novelty Santa hat, then maybe Christmas Camera For Facebook is more your style. This is a much more subtle selfie adjusting app but nevertheless useful. With this app, you can make all your images for Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram sparkle and glow. The app comes with multiple filters which when added, will make any image look far more appropriate for the Christmas period.
Google Santa Tracker
This app is simply a must have app for the big day. Yes, there are a number of games you can play, which are all Christmas themed. And yes, this is brought to you by those clever guys at Google. But you can forget all that. The only thing that matters about this app, is that from today (Christmas eve) you can track Santa on his journey. That's right boys and girls. Waiting on Santa to arrive at your chimney? Well, this is 2014 folks and Santa is here with GPS. Download now and start tracking him. You never know, you just might catch a glimpse of him
Santa vs. Zombies
Not much needs to be said about this android offering. If Christmas is feeling a little too cheesy at the moment and you are needing to blow off some steam then don't worry. Load up your sleigh, reload your shotgun and take out some Zombies. Yes, for those who need a bit more action this year, then Santa Vs. Zombies will offer you a great way to relax. Help Santa clear out an apocalyptic zombie overrun town before Christmas morning. Milk and cookies don't come for free you know Santa.
Stand up and shout. Stand up, stand up, stand up and let it out (drum beat starts). If Zombies are not your thing, then maybe this is more up your street. Join Rockstar Santa and his Reindeer band as you guys rock around the world making sure everyone gets their Christmas presents on time. This game offers five different stages and is loaded with a great soundtrack and even offers the option to play with a number of different characters including 'Rudolph the Rock Lord'. But who cares about Rudolph. It is time for 'Santa Jaws' and it is time to Rock out.
Christmas Games With Elves
Ok, so we have covered ringtones, wallpapers, cameras, Zombie killers and Rockers. To finish up the list is one for the kiddies out there. If you are a parent and looking for an app to keep the kids a little busy while you baste and bake then Christmas Games With Elves might be the one for you. This is a sweet Elf Adventure that offers a number of built-in games along with a special advent calendar. Help the Elves solve their puzzles and wake the Frozen Giant so that we can all experience a white Christmas.