The Best Android Applications for Hikers and Backpackers!

Android Applications
Android Applications

The first of the Android apps has to be Facebook for Android. Just about everyone has Facebook, so if you want to stay in touch with everyone, you have to start here. It's not quite the same as regular Facebook, but it has a simplicity you can appreciate.

Facebook for Android
Facebook for Android, Android Applications

The next useful app is National Rail Enquiries for those backpackers who use the train to get around. This Android applications free app gets your home and work stations, when you first use it, and then all you have to do is push the "get me home" button to see the next trains available.

National Rail Enquiries
National Rail Enquiries, Android Applications

For all you Hotmail fans, get the Hotmail app for Android to stay in touch with your friends and loved ones. You can even manage several Hotmail accounts all at once.

You can use social media Foursquare with Google Maps to find your way around. It has one-click check-ins and from your home page, you have short cut options to all your favorite places.

Foursquare, Android Applications

For all the music lovers out there, get Winamp. It has been around for a long time but it still is great for iTunes and syncing with your Mac. It has Shoutcast integration for radio support, new release lists and lots of streaming options.

Winamp, Android Applications

You can use Flickr for all your photo taking and uploading. You can even SHARE with Facebook and Twitter.

Flickr, Android Applications

Google Maps Navigation is an update to Google Maps which gives you turn-by-turn voice navigation! The route calculations are done at the start of your trip so you don't have to worry about losing your GPS signal. And best of all, it's free, free, free!

Google Maps Navigation
Google Maps Navigation, Android Applications

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