Last Updated Dec 23, 2009 1:16 PM EST
And now, I'm happy to report, there's NPR News for Android. Like its popular iPhone cousin, this app can stream hundreds of NPR stations in real-time or play just about any show (like All Things Considered or Fresh Air) on-demand.
Unlike its iPhone cousin, NPR News for Android can work in the background, meaning you can enjoy the streaming goodness while performing other tasks (or running other apps).
Amazingly, the app is free. (Hey, NPR: You're always fundraising! Why not charge, say, five bucks for this app? I'm as cheap as they come, but I'd pay for it in a heartbeat.) You can find it in the Android Market.
What's your favorite Android app? What apps are you eagerly awaiting? I'm dying to see Kindle make its Android debut, as I think no smartphone is complete without it.
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