A list of 10 must-have apps on an android phone

I have been meaning to write this post for some time now – a list of 10 must-have applications for an android phone. Having acquired a Samsung Galaxy S LCD (GT-I9003) for just under a year, I have flashed, rooted, unrooted, upgraded and factory reset it numerous times. With each factory reset that normally requires reinstalling all my applications, this list of apps has been on my top priority with every install. A lot of friends call upon me for recommendations for android applications, and so I figured I might as well write a blog on one. :)

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Bel Biwaha

(Bael Biwaha/Bel Bibaha) or “Ehee” is a ritual that signifies a coming of age for Newar girls.  It is an age-old tradition followed devoutly by the Newar community – the predominant resident population in Patan, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Kirtipur in Nepal.

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A Nikon Coolpix p7100 or the Canon G12

An advanced point-and-shoot camera (also referred to as a prosumer camera) to top up on my photographic arsenal – a  Canon 500D –  has been on my wishlist for over a year now. The steep learning curve with the DSLR camera has been a rewarding experience, but work and other commitments has me limited to an amateur photographer who gets to try photographic quips on seldom weekends; the AmazonBasics backpack, with the shoulder strap split at the seams a week after purchase, is also a reasonable load, and is a rather obtrusive addition to my work backpack on a work day. Additionally, the Canon Powershot G series or the Nikon Coolpix series always did seem like a wonderful backup/substitute for a DSLR kit – less obtrusive and easier to lug around.

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