2. Shazam "listens" to a song and tells you the name and artist (and a method to buy it instantly, of
course!) Very cool app. And he might like MPG Tracker which calculate your gas mileage for you. Waze is fun while driving--let's you know how the traffic is and why it's slow. And try Fatify for a good laugh.
There are probably dozens of great apps that I'm not familiar with. If he likes to read, there's a great Kindle app (free.) It's wonderful to be able to adjust the font size and read in the dark. Plus, you can read the same book on either device and it remembers where you left off at each one.
He'll gradually come around, I bet. You may want to check out cNet occasionally for their app recommendations and suggest apps to him that you think might pique his interest.