I am a tech junkie. I love love love new gadgets, apps and tech devices like crazy. I am always on the lookout for cool stuff, if not for me, than always for you! I love sharing the latest and greatest of things, and even old tried and true must-haves as well. For Spring 2015, I’ve got a good list of some techie must-haves for all you Android lovers out there!
DROID Turbo Sapphire Blue – $549.99
Meet the new kid on the block, the DROID Turbo Sapphire Blue, with the sharpest display, the newest, most powerful processor, a 48-hour battery, premium ballistic nylon back with water-repellent nano-coating and Corning Gorilla Glass to help prevent scratches. It clearly goes above and beyond to exude power and performance. It includes including Moto Voice, Moto Assist and Moto Display, and lets you personalize how you interact with your phone. The coolest feature to me, is that this phone is made with Kevlar, which is 5 times stronger than metal! If you’re the kind of person who’s hard on their phones, this one was made for you.
Spotify – FREE
Create colorful playlists, or listen to your favorites on demand! With Spotify you control what you listen to. If you’re in the mood to listen to new music, choose a ready-made playlist and rock on. Listen for free on your phone or tablet and upgrade for a free to get the premium features which include, downloads, better quality and no ads.
Snapseed – FREE
Bring the power and control of professional photo editing software to your mobile device! Use Auto Adjust for instant fixes, or fine tune with options like Ambience, Details, Selective Adjust and Spot Repair. Crop, Rotate and transform your camera photos into works of art with the tap of your finger.
Fitbit Flex – $99.99
I might honestly be the last person in the world without a Fitbit, but this one is definitely on my list of things to get. I love the sleek design and the ease of use. Plus the price tag isn’t too bad either. The Fitbit Flex monitors your sleep, tracks your steps, distance traveled and calories burned. Plus it’s compatible with the DROID Turbo!
Google Fit – FREE
Google Fit helps keep your health goals on track by making you more aware and thus motivated. Connect your Google Fit to other devices, like a Fitbit and see all your data in one place. Track running, walking and cycling activity, see your progress throughout the day and receive performance based recommendations for your activity goals.
Instagram – FREE
Quite possibly my most used app on my phone. I love Instagram and if you don’t already have it, why not? This app is insanely user friendly and addictive, and makes photo sharing a breeze! I love the built in editor, and how easy it is to connect with my friends and favorite brands for updates and exclusives! Whether you’re a selfie addict, or just want a place to show off your photography to the world, Instagram is the perfect app for you. Make sure you follow me when you get it!
mophie powerstation plus 3x – $79.99
Whether you’re headed to a festival, a vacation or just an outing with friends, this handy dandy device will make you instantly popular. The mophie powerstation plus 3x can wirelessly charge your devices on the go via USB, and will give you up to 3x extra battery to extend the life of your or your friends devices. It’s a great option for DROID Turbo users, since the phone gets an 8 hour charge in just 15 minutes. Take this with you and never worry about a low battery!
Feedly – FREE
The ultimate in RSS readers, Feedly lets you curate your own feed reader, and never miss what matters to you. Use it to catch up on news, celebrity gossip, blogs (ahem), whatever you want! Since it’s based off RSS, simply add the feeds into Feedly and enjoy! It integrates seamlessly with Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, Buffer, OneNote, Pinterest and LinkedIn so you can share your findings on Social Media without a hiccup.
SwiftKey – FREE
SwiftKey is an award-winning keyboard app that actually learns from you! Delivering next-word prediction, smarter autocorrect, support for over 800 emoji, plus emoji prediction! It’s totally customizable, and offers over 70 different themes and layouts. As you type, SwiftKey gets smarter over time with it’s mind reading like ability. It’s the best keyboard for Android on the market.
For those of us who really just need a case for aesthic reasons – because clearly the tank that is the DROID Turbo Sapphire Blue doesn’t need much protection – this kate spade new york case adds a bright pop of color that is perfect for spring. Check out her entire line of DROID Turbo cases if bright strips aren’t your thing.
Google Drive – FREE
If you’re not currently using Google Drive, you need to. As a blogger I am always in Google Drive, working with clients, checking files and posting information and this app let’s me do it all on the go. I am never too far away from my work if I have to jump in for a last minute check on products or social media info. It’s a workaholics dream.
IFTTT – FREE
IFTTT – stands for If This, Then That and means exactly that. Activate and connect your channels and social media accounts and create recipes for functions. If THIS, then THAT. IF you post a photo on Instagram THEN share it on Twitter. IF it’s going to rain tomorrow THEN get a text message. IF I’m close to home THEN text my partner “Almost Home”. It’s pure genius and can work in a variety of ways to make your life easier.
What are your Must-Have 2015 Springtime Accessories?
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