Killer Apps for Non-iPhone Users

Whether you're looking for increased efficiency or more weekend fun, these services have you covered.

From top: Courtesy of Sign, Courtesy of Google Shopper, Courtesy of DateSquare, Courtesy of Poynt

Sign

Stop sifting through your address book and assign a finger-drawn figure (like "D," for Dad) to each contact. Draw it on the touchscreen and the call or text initiates. Android, $1.99

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Google Shopper

Scan bar codes to find the lowest price, search for products by voice, and share your favorite products via social networks. Android, free

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DateSquare

Set your preferences—age, sex, body type—and you're alerted when someone who fits the bill is nearby, provided he or she has it installed. Then send messages, chat, and get rejected. Or not. Windows Phone 7, free

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Poynt

Find a cool new restaurant, bar, or theater within walking distance. Then use the app to book reservations or buy movie tickets. Windows Phone 7, free

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