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189 Awesome Android Apps for 2015

What’s Around Town

If you need to plan a date or just want to stop working and/or watching Netflix because you ran out of shows, try some of these apps. These will help you find a movie, concert, event, or just a cool place to visit around town. If you want to shop, we’ve got a few suggestions, too. Oh, and for those of you who want to do the exact opposite of what we’re suggesting, try some of these cooking apps as we slowly nod our heads in disappointment.

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Dining In

ChefTap

ChefTap-Android-apps-screenshotThis app pulls in your favorite recipes from websites, including Epicurious, organizes them how you like, and shares them via the cloud. You can save up to 100 recipes with a free account.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

Allthecooks Recipes

Allthecooks-Recipes-Android-apps-screenshotTell this app what ingredients you’ve got and it will conjure up a recipe from over 150,000 user-submitted options. You can also set search filters and engage with its lively foodie community.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

What’s for Dinner?

What's-for-Dinner-Recipes-Android-apps-screenshotThis app helps you search for recipes so you’ll always know what’s for dinner. Plan out your meals for the week and generate a shopping list to make sure you pick up the right groceries.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

BigOven

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If you can’t find something tempting in here then you aren’t looking hard enough. Filter recipe search results to pinpoint what you want, plan your meals and shopping, and eat well.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

Seamless

SeamlessAndroid

Hungry? Don’t want to go out? Seamless brings the best your city has to offer right to your door. Place your order and pay for it in app. All you have to do is wait for it to arrive – and probably put on pants.

Available on:

Google Play

Restaurant and Bar

Urbanspoon

Urbanspoon-Android-apps-screenshotYou can set your location, the type of food you want, and your budget to find suitable local restaurants. There’s also a handy shake feature to get a random suggestion if you just can’t decide.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

Restaurant Finder

Restaurant-Finder-Android-apps-screenshotThis is no-nonsense food finding. Get a big list or a map showing all the restaurants within a mile, check out detailed reviews, and filter your results to hone in on the right restaurant.

Available at:

Amazon

Google Play

Yelp

Yelp-Android-apps-screenshotCraving a decent pint of Guinness, a breakfast burrito, or a good latte? Yelp will help you scratch that itch. It’s packed with user reviews, directions, and tips for almost every place around.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

Things To Do

Eventbrite

Eventbrite-Android-apps-screenshotFind out what’s happening, book tickets, get details and directions, and find out what events your friends are going to. It covers festivals, conferences, concerts, and everything in between.

Available on:

Google Play

All Events in City

All-Events-in-City-Android-apps-screenshotCovering more than 20,000 cities and millions of events, there are enough events in this app to tempt even the most determined shut-ins and couch potatoes. If that’s you, get out there and go!

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

StubHub

StubHub-Android-apps-screenshotLooking to buy or sell tickets for the big game, next month’s concert, or any other event? This is the most popular marketplace for it. Interactive venue maps ensure you get the seat you want.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

Places To Visit

Field Trip

Field-Trip-Android-apps-screenshotUncover cool and interesting secrets wherever you are. This app suggests great things to do and see. Discover stunning architecture, historical sites, places to eat and drink, or special events.

Available on:

Google Play

Mojostreet

Mojostreet-Android-apps-screenshotFind places worth visiting with this app. It has some specific filters so you can find destination that have things like Wi-Fi or that are kid-friendly. It also highlights nearby Facebook friends.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

Localicious

Localicious-Android-apps-screenshotYour friendly neighborhood places app connects to Foursquare and highlights some of the best locations around you. Get reviews, tips, and directions for the best businesses to check out.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

Movies and Theater

IMDB

IMDb-Android-apps-screenshotIf you want to know anything about a movie or TV show, you need IMBD. It’s the place to find out who’s in something, who made it, and absolutely everything else about it. Period. Best app.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

Moviefone

Moviefone-Android-apps-screenshotFind out what’s playing at a cinema near you, watch trailers, and, when you’ve decided, buy your tickets through this app. It even offers tips on good restaurants and bars near your theater.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

Fandango Movies

Fandango-Movies-Android-apps-screenshotA streamlined glance at your local theater listings with trailers and reviews of all the top releases, this app can also work as a mobile ticket at participating cinemas. You can buy tickets, too.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

Shopping

eBay

eBay-Android-apps-screenshotThere’s very little that you can’t buy or sell on eBay. The app is full-featured and much easier to use than the website. Bid on items, track your orders, and sell all of your unwanted stuff right here.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

ShopSavvy Scanner

ShopSavvy-Android-apps-screenshotWhy pay more than you have to? Use your Android phone to scan the barcode on any product at a store or at home to get a list of local and online sellers. Find the cheapest and nearest option.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

Groupon

Groupon-Android-apps-screenshotShop for the best bargains online with up to 90 percent off all sorts of things. Groupon leverages the power of group buying to bring you voucher deals you simply can’t get elsewhere.

Available on:

Amazon

Google Play

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