With all the new phones and tablets that come in at GadgetGuy, you can bet that we’re forking out for apps and games regularly, across a range of devices. That’s why we’re trying something every month, with our “App Wrap,” a quick look at the apps we’re using a lot on our devices over the past month.
This past month, we’ve been playing a few games, waking ourselves up, and doing a spot of work, not necessarily in that order.
Doubletwist Alarm Clock
Every smartphone comes with a clock, and every smartphone clock comes with an alarm, but while you can set them up, they’re not very interesting.
Doubletwist offers an alarm clock that you can tweak in different ways – snooze duration, fade in time, tone, alarm volume – and even show a really nice clock face.
It comes with a clock live wallpaper too, so you can always keep your watch with you on whatever Droid you’re using.
Price: Free, $1.99
With Windows Phone 8 coming out in the next few weeks, you might be wondering what all the fuss is about.
Instead of plonking down the money for a new handset and learning how to use the Windows OS from scratch – it’s not hard, by the way – you can always install Launcher7, a home screen replacement tool that makes your phone look and feel like Windows Phone devices from this year with WP7.
Sure, it’s not the same as Windows Phone 8, which will have different types of live tiles and more of them, but if you’re interested to see what Windows is like without buying a new phone, this is one way to do it.