An app is a program that runs on your smartphone. To download any one of these apps, please visit the Android Market, BlackBerry App World, or iTunes based on your SmartPhone operating system. You can search for the app by name from each of these sites. Click on categories on the right to view recommended apps selection.
Reminder: The choice of which apps to install on your GCI SmartPhone is yours. Our list is not exclusive and there are many other choices in these categories. We are providing this list simply to be helpful to our customers and help you navigate through the many apps that are available. Descriptions are based on information and features described on the Android Market, iTunes and BlackBerry App World.
ReportIt (Android): GCI ReportIt enables GCI Wireless customers to provide feedback about their user experience on GCI’s network. We are committed to providing a superior customer experience, We value our customers’ opinions and appreciate your help in our efforts to build the best network in Alaska. Features include:
- Submit Voice, Data, or Messaging issues
- Submit real time or capture later submission when service is restored
- Submit after the event has occurred from a different location
- Submit additional clarifying comment
GCI VVM (Android): GCI Visual Voicemail saves you time by allowing you to manage your voicemail messages the same way that you manage your emails, directly from your Android Smartphone. Visual Voicemail is an extension of your Basic Voicemail that allows you to:
- Listen to your messages in any order that you choose
- Immediately respond to your voicemail messages by SMS, email, or calling back
- Play, call back, delete, or save your voicemail messages in any order
PrivacyStar (Android) allows you to take control of your phone and your privacy with call and text blocking, reverse lookup, complaint filing, and more. No more unwanted communication or unknown phone calls!
- Call & text Blocking
- Caller ID
- Do Not Disturb
- Complaint Filing
Books and References
Dictionary.com (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): The Dictionary.com app delivers trusted reference contact from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com. The app includes phonetic and audio pronunciations, spelling suggestions and word of the day.
(Descriptions are based on information and features described on the Android Market, iTunes and BlackBerry App World)
Exchange Touchdown by NitroDesk, Inc. (Android): Get your emails, contacts, calendar and Tasks on your device using Exchange Touchdown. Touchdown enhances your Exchange functionality from your Android handset, such as GAL (Global address listing) lookup, setting your out of office from your handset, creating calendar events, and inviting attendees to calendar events. Exchange Touchdown is $20.00 (one time payment), and does offer a free 30 day trial.
TimeClock – Time Tracker by Spotlight Six Software (Android and iTunes): TimeClock makes it easy to track your billable hours as you are working and then transfer the datainto a spreadsheet to create your invoices. It’s the perfect Android time tracker for contractors, lawyers or anyone who bills clients by the hour.
Droid Scan Lite by Trans-code Design (Android): Turn your mobile phone into a document scanner that goes where you go. Convert any snapshot into a highly readable JPEG by fixing geometry, contract, and color. Record whiteboards, business cards, full-page documents, and receipts.
Sales Tracker by Frank Android Software (Android): Perfect solution for tracking sales and profits.
- Password protection
- Database backup/restore
- Export/Email CSV
- Unlimited number of product/service items
- Auto update unit price
- Auto default values
- Monthly/Weekly/Daily summary
- Monthly/Weekly charts
- Get showtimes for the top box office movies
- View local theaters
- Browse 65,000 DVD’s
- Watch 15,000 trailers
- Read reviews from Rotten Tomatos
- Add and manage your Netflix queue
YouTube (Android): YouTube allows you to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe.
Pandora (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): Pandora Radio is your own FREE personalized radio that streams music directly from your Android or BlackBerry Smartphone. Create “stations” custom to the names of your favorite artists, songs or classical composers. If you are already a Pandora user then just login and enjoy your stations.
Wells Fargo Mobile (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): Fast, Secure, and Free, Wells Fargo Mobile lets you check balances, view account activity, pay bills, make transfers between accounts or to other Wells Fargo customers, and locate Wells Fargo ATMs and locations via GPS.
Bloomberg (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): Get business/finance news, market data and stock tracking tools from the most trusted source financial professionals around the world rely upon. Get comprehensive news coverage along with easy-to-understand charts and graphs that illustrate the impact or important business trends and issues.
Angry Birds (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): The survival of the Angry Birds is at stake. Dish out revenge on the greedy pigs who stole their eggs. Use the unique powers of each bird to destroy the pigs’ fortresses. Angry Birds features challenging physics-based gameplay and hours of replay value. Also try Angry Birds Seasons.
Droidwords (Android): Droidwords is a 1-2 player crossword game similar to Scrabble and Words With Friends. Play against a computer, a friend, or a stranger using custom game modes and more.
Health & Fitness
Calorie Counter by FatSecret (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): Calorie Counter is the essential app to simply find nutritional info for the food you eat and to keep track of your meals, exercise, and weight. The Calorie Counter has all of the necessary tools to help you succeed:
- A food quick pick to find calorie and full nutrition information.
- A food diary to plan and keep track of what you are eating.
- An activity diary to record all the calories you burn.
- A weight chart.
- A journal to record your progress.
You can also sync and access your account online to access your info anywhere, anytime.
JEFIT – Workout, Fitness, Gym Log (Android and iTunes): No more workout notebook! No more paper and pen! No more stop watch! JEFIT is a workout planner with hundreds of workout exercises. This app is great for creating and maintaining an exercise routine that will give you the results that you are looking for. JEFIT includes workout logs, syncs progress with your PC, and creates charts for tracking workout and body stats.
My Tracks by Google (Android): My Tracks records your GPS tracks and shows you live statistics such as time, speed, distance, and elevation – while hiking, cycling, running or participating in other outdoor activities. Once recorded, you can share your tracks, upload them to Google Spreadsheets, visualize them on Google My Maps and share with friends.
Epocrates, Inc. (Android and iTunes): Get quick access to reliable drug, disease, and diagnostic information using one of the Epocrates applications: Epocrates Essentials, Epocrates Rx Pro, and Epocrates Rx.
Aquarium Live Wallpaper by KittehFace Software (Android): Beautiful 3D fish and plants dress up your home screen, with gorgeous backgrounds and smooth motion. Double-tap to feed them, tap to get their attention.
Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): Sync your files between your computers and your mobile device. Now you can browse the files in your Dropbox folder from anywhere! Share links to files, save photos and video from your camera to your computers, and open files using your favorite Android apps.
Password Keeper by Seto Chi Lap (Android): A very simple app to help save your user IDs and passwords in everyday life. Just remember one master password to protect all your important info.
Remote Desktop Client by Xtralogic, Inc (Android): See and control your computer’s desktop across the Internet. Remote Desktop is based on RDP protocol and is a standard feature of most Windows versions. Features secure password storage, sound, SD card and clipboard redirection, SSL security, and Microsoft RD Gateway support.
Barcode Scanner (Android and iTunes): Scan barcodes on products then look up prices and reviews. You can also scan Data Matrix and QR Codes containing URLs, contact info, etc. This is great way to price shop right from your Smartphone, and in the store.
Amazon.com (Android and iTunes): Search, compare prices, read reviews, and securely purchase from Amazon and thousands of other merchants. Includes Remembers: Snap a photo or scan a barcode, and we will try to find a similar product on Amazon.com.
Facebook (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people that they know and meet.
Twitter (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): Discover what’s happening right now anywhere in the world with the official Twitter app. Real-time search, trending topics and maps show what is happening now.
LinkedIn (Anroid, BlackBerry and iTunes): LinkedIn puts your professional network just a touch away. Access your connections, profiles, connect with new contacts and network updates wherever you go. Walk into any interview or client meeting with the ablility to look up the details and connect with over 100 million professionals worldwide.
Ski & Snow Report by SkiReport.com (Android): SkiReport.com brings you the ultimate ski guide on your Android before you hit the slopes.
- Your favorite ski areas at a glance
- Powder points highlighting new snowfall
- Live ski cams
- 5 day weather forecasts
- View first hand reports from other skiers
Allstate Mobile (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): Allstate Mobile gives you access to your Allstate policy, claim information and accident report on the go. Wherever you are, you’re in Good Hands with Allstate.
Transportation and Travel
Google Maps (Android): Google Maps includes Navigation, Places with Hotspots, and Latitude:
- Navigation: Free, voice-guided GPS navigation system
- Places with Hotspot: Find, rate, and get recommendations for places
- Latitude: See friends on the map
Kayak Flight and Hotel Search (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): Kayak makes travel search easy! Find hotel rates, cheap flights and airline tickets right from your handset. The Kayak app is free and includes track flight status from flightstats, itinerary management, and calendar integration for your trips. Kayak also integrates smoothly with Google maps.
- Turn-by turn navigation back to your parked car
- A parking timer
- Location notes
- Map/satellite mode
- Compass arrow pointing directly to your car
- Distance displayed in your choice of feet, meters, or yards
Weatherbug (Android, BlackBerry and iTunes): Check current conditions, view animated Doppler radar images and get the latest local weather information and severe weather alerts for your city and thousands of locations around the world. Plus, you get extended 7-day detailed forecasts, enhanced contour weather maps, live weather station camera images…and much more!