Sony Ericsson has announced a list of Android Market apps compatible with the new clip-on LiveView accessory that enables you to master your phone's power without taking it out of your pocket.
The watch-face sized companion, that links up with your phone via Bluetooth and works on all handsets running Android 2.0 and above, serves up access to Facebook, Twitter as well as email, text messages and music.
Now Sony Ericsson has released the list of official apps and plug-ins, already available in the Android Market, that will play nice with the diminutive device. Here they are:
Moon Phase Pro: 3D interactive simulation of the moon.
LiveView™ HTC Music plug-in: Music plug-in for HTC phones.
OI Shopping List: Shop easily with your LiveView™
FakeCall for LiveView™: Trigger sounds and vibration on your Android phone.
LiveView™ ContactCall plug-in: Lets you browse contacts and initiate a call.
LiveView™ for Cycle Hire: Quickly access and safely access docking station statuses for London’s TfL Barclays Cycle Hire scheme.
LiveView™ Weather plug-in: Show current weather forecast in your location.
SportyPal: Motivational training tool that gives you a view of your work-out.
Launcher plug-in: Display your application icons on the LiveView™.
Smart Training: GPS tracker tool, post your training record.
Where am I LiveView™ plug-in: Shows a map of your current location.
LiveView™ PowerAMP: Control any music player.
Gmail for LiveView™: Gmail notifications plug-in that also lets you read the first part of the e-mail.
Se-first.com news alert: RSS notifier for Se-first.com
Calendar plug-in: Gives you an overview of your calendar and you can scroll and dive into a daily agenda.
Twitter icon plug-in: Shows your Twitter icon or a QR-code so that you can spread your Twitter-url.
Mode plug-in: Profile manager that lets you switch between silent, vibrate etc.
Quite a few handy little plug-ins there that'll save you a bit of kinetic energy, and in this weather, anything that allows us to not have to take our gloves off and deal with a smartphone touchscreen has to be a good thing.
The Sony Ericsson LiveView is available now for £49.99