Christmas is just around the corner and people will likely have more time to spend using their Android based smartphones and tablets. Not only that, people are very likely to receive new smart devices for Christmas. A big part of smartphones and tablets are the apps that people download and use on them. Apps can help people in many ways, from making day to day life easier right through to providing fun and entertainment through streaming and mobile gaming. So which apps should people be downloading this Christmas?
AccuWeather with Superior Accuracy
The Christmas period is not without the risk of bad weather, so it's important to stay constantly up to date and AccuWeather is the king of weather apps. One of its greatest features is that it provides an accurate minute by minute precipitation forecast that is focused in on exactly where you are. There's push alerts as well as forecasts for the next couple of weeks. It's an app you shouldn't be without.
Christmas wouldn't be complete without music and Spotify is the number one music app in the world. People can listen to their favourite artists as well as discovering hits that they may have forgotten. With Christmas being the season for families and friends to come together, the Spotify app will come in handy for whoever may be picking the music. There's also plenty of Christmas tunes on there too.
Netflix is the biggest TV and film streaming service in the world, with millions of users. With smartphones and tablets now capable of streaming in full HD and in some cases, Ultra HD, it makes sense to be able to escape the boring Christmas film to watch what you'd prefer. With Netflix people literally have all the TV and films they could ever need and more, making it a must have app for this time of year.
There's always plenty of sports on over the festive period, with lots of football due to be played and horse racing. There's the traditional Boxing Day fixtures for example, and the easiest and best way to bet these days is via smartphone apps. Sports betting operator Unibet, provide customers with a huge array of markets, as well as the opportunity to place In-Play sports bets too. There couldn't be an app more perfect for the job this Christmas, especially if one needs a little extra cash for that special someone.
Google Santa Tracker
Christmas wouldn't be possible without Santa and now thanks to the latest technology people are able to track what he and the elves are up to, even tracking them as they deliver Christmas presents around the world on Christmas Eve. It features a great Christmas countdown tracker as well as giving detailed information on just where he is in his sleigh. It's a great app as it combines fun with a bit of education. A must have for people young and old.
Words With Friends 2
Everyone needs a good game they can play on their smartphone or tablet over the festive period and Words With Friends 2 is a great choice. The original was hugely successful and quickly became one of the most popular mobile games of all time. People can challenge friends and strangers in the Scrabble based game and version 2 has only took things to the next level with the new boosts that are available.