Basic Apps Common to iOS and Android

This project was born on the need to use PCs, a Mac, iPad, Android Tablet and Smartphone at different times and locations. The idea behind this tutorial is to be able to use the same Apps, or very similar, in these different devices and ecosystems. I found that many (if not most) software developers develop Apps for an ecosystem and port them to the others. At the time of this writing iOS and Android dominate the mobile market, so this work is limited to these two ecosystems.

There is no absolute best set of Apps, but rather Apps that individuals feel are better for them. Even the categories of Apps may vary depending upon the author preferences and uses. These are my Basic Apps Common to iOS and Android

This page is maintained by Al Bento who can be reached at This page was last updated on January 15, 2012. Although we will attempt to keep this information accurate, we can not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.