12 Android Apps for Christmas
Dec 15, 2010 10:51 AM –
Another great list of Android apps for the festivities of Christmas time by Jennifer Dorman. From helpful to just plain fun, there’s an app to fulfill almost any need. With the holiday spirit in mind, here’s a gift of twelve Android apps of Christmas!
Check out these Android Apps, we’ve included the QR barcode to scan or Chrome to Phone/Firefox to Phone direct buy & download links from the Android Market.
1. Newly released FlightView Elite ($3.99) is the best app to use for holiday travel needs. It offers real-time flight tracking, delay/cancellation alerts, flight boards to view and sort through arrivals and departures, turn-by-turn driving directions to the airport, weather forecasts and more.
FlightView Elite FlightTracker
Real-time flight tracking from industry leaders. Track flights live & save to My Trips. View Arrivals & Departures Boards for US & Canada’s largest airports. See gates, delays & cancellations. Instant flight status change alerts. Send trip itinerary or flight status to others or calendar. View airport delay map + weather. (for Android version 2.2 and higher)
2. CallMe Christmas 1.0 ($0.99) is an app which allows Santa to call your phone and ask for your child by name. Users can choose the child’s name and set the message; there are 8 to choose from, including both naughty and nice.
Are you looking for a fun way for your kids to connect with Santa? CallMe Christmas places a call to your child, from Santa, and Santa actually talks to them using their name. Choose from up to 8 messages, including messages from Mrs. Clause that you can play Christmas Eve as Santa is out delivering presents.
3. Christmas Carols (free) provides song lyrics for about 30 Christmas carols.
Remember last Christmas? Everybody wanted to sing along Christmas Carols but no one remembered a single line of the lyrics. Not anymore: Here comes the modern Cheat Sheet: The lyrics of all famous Christmas Carols in one single app. Go for it, sing along! The Family will be proud of you!
4. Christmas List (free) lets users organize their gift giving for each recipient and track their spending.
Free Christmas List
Your Christmas List or Santa’s List Features include: -Gift Tracking by Person -Gift Cost Tracking -Cost Summary Upgrading to the Pro version adds: -No more annoying Ads -Password protection options See website or help screen for upgrade instructions *Permissions are for Ads, Download Pro version to remove them.
5. Angry Birds Seasons is a Christmas-themed special edition of the popular Angry Birds game.
Angry Birds Seasons
Angry Birds Seasons: What Everybody Wants For Christmas From now on, every season is an Angry Birds season. Countdown the 25 days of Christmas with Angry Birds! Frolic in the fun new levels in a snow-filled winter wonderland! Angry Birds Seasons also contains the previously unreleased Halloween Levels!
6. Xmas Tree v1.0.0 allows users to decorate their own Christmas tree, set it as wallpaper or sent to others to share the holiday spirit.
Decorate your Christmas tree and set as wallpaper or send to friend. You can select backgroung image from collections of cool wallpapers.
7. Santa Watch! lets users watch Santa fly his sleigh from the North Pole to homes on Christmas Eve.
description: Hey, kids! Christmas is coming and so is Santa – right to your home with the Santa Watch! Just tell Santa Watch! what time you want Santa to come down the chimney, and this app does the rest! Using exclusive Santa Watch! technology, the app knows where Santa is all year long! So schedule Santa’s visit now and be good!
8. The Waitrose Christmas app (free) offers over a hundred seasonal recipes and includes a wine guide.
description: FREE Christmas recipes, seasonal food ideas, gift inspiration cooking tools and planners to help you plan, organise and enjoy your perfect Christmas. This is the latest app from Waitrose, Britain’s favourite supermarket.
9. Santa Booth ($1.99) lets users turn people from any photo into Santa Claus and then share the “Santa Cards” with friends and family.
Turn anyone into Santa right on your phone! You can choose to add 200 lbs extra weight to the face Add Santa hat, mustache, beard and bushy eyebrows Share with your friends via MMS, email, or Facebook, Twitter tags: xmas, fat booth, chunky booth, angry birds, movie, tweet, task killer
10. All I Want From Santa (free) lets kids create wish lists and write letters to Santa.
All I Want From Santa
Santa is only a Smart phone App away. Keep your wishlist on the phone. Write & update your letter ato Santa in real time and send to Santa. Want to add to your list? Login with your password & have instant access to your list. Your database is also available from www.alliwantfromsanta.com too!!
11. Ski TrailMaps Pro (free, $1.99) has over 1,000 ski maps for trails around the world.
Ski TrailMaps Pro
Your best source for high quality ski & snowboard trail maps. Get unlimited access to almost 1000 trail/piste maps, snow conditions, weather reports and webcams from the United States, Canada, Europe and now the Southern Hemisphere.
12. Christmas Snow Globe 2.0 (free) activate the snow by shaking their phone or turning it upside down, and they can tilt their phones to change the direction of the snowfall.
Christmas Snow Globe 2.0
This is a simple Snow Globe for the Christmas period. Slowly shake the phone up and down until it vibrates (Or simply turn it upside down) to start the snow. Press the MENU button to Toggle the Music. Tilt the phone Left/Right to change the snows direction. Thanks for the support. Merry Christmas