Mobile apps are increasingly influential, as they can spread to millions of tablets and smartphones. Here are 15 that will make a difference in 2011
15 apps to watch in 2011
Amazon Cloud Player
TWCable TV app
Adobe Photoshop Express
Bing for iPad
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What's cool: UpSoundDown puts your phone on speakerphone mode automatically when you lay the phone down on a table (pick the phone back up to use the handset) or turn the phone upside down (like a microphone).
Keep watching: More cool and practical ideas like the UpSoundDown app could become standard on Android handsets. A prominent example is the Swype typing system.