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Best Android apps for freehand drawing or doodling

by: Brigitte NovabosJune 14, 2012

If you’re like most people (and I bet you are), you instantly turn to your smartphone or tablet when you’re (1) bored while waiting for the bus, (2) trying to look busy to avoid small talk, or (3) pretending to be looking for something on your phone to avoid an awkward situation.

Whipping out your device and scribbling doodles on a sketchbook app may prove to be a great escape. Or, maybe you just really want to practice some brushstrokes and painting styles, intent on making a masterpiece that will give Michaelangelo a run for his money.

Whether it’s just curbing your boredom or actually trying to refine your artistic skills, you’ll find [...]

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Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) Gallery app for non-ICS Android devices

by: Brigitte NovabosMay 24, 2012

The release of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich was met with a lot of rave reviews, as a slew of new, exciting features were made available to the Android public. In the days following the release, an Ice Cream Sandwich statue was unveiled, fans rushed to get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and phone manufacturers stumbled to dish out the latest Android mobile OS to previously released handsets.

But, the whole buzz has left several few out in the cold–those who, for one reason or another, will just have to miss out on the latest software update.   I’m talking about Android users who own mobile devices released a few years back. Although your phone [...]

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Shoptimus International: Your personal assistant for bargain shopping

by: Brigitte NovabosMay 22, 2012

With the myriad of choices available to shoppers online, it’s so easy to lose track of great deals and miss out on huge discounts. For the ever-voracious bargain shopper, keeping an eye on your favorite stores can be a whole lot easier when you’ve got a personal assistant to do all the monitoring for you.

Shoptimus International comes to the aid of many online shoppers as a one-stop solution that helps you put all your favorite discounted and “on sale” items in one place for easy tracking. And, it’s perfect for every family member’s need—whether it’s sports equipment for Dad, kitchenware for Mom, or electronics for the kids, organizing items is a breeze with [...]

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Best Android apps for personal financial management

by: Brigitte NovabosMay 14, 2012

With the tough economic situation of today, we could use any help we can get in order to stay on top of our financial situation and to monitor our budgets effectively. Perhaps you could use some help in keeping track of your financial health. Android Authority has done a search for you and we now bring you the best apps for personal finance management:

Managing and monitoring your entire personal financial portfolio can be daunting. And if you’re a busy bee, it’s even more challenging to extract a quick yet comprehensive view of your cash flow right when you need it. All that is about to change with the app. for Android makes [...]

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MegaCloud: Android app for mega-size cloud storage and multimedia streaming on the go

by: Brigitte NovabosMay 9, 2012

Gone are the days when a cloud used to be just something you’d gaze up at the sky to see, something that signaled a sunny day or heavy rain. Now, in the 21st century, the cloud has taken on a whole new meaning, and tech companies such as Google, Apple, Samsung, and LG, to name a few, have dished out their own offerings of cloud storage services to appease our growing need to have access to our files anywhere and anytime.

Apps are also gaining just as much headway in the cloud storage department, with apps like ZeroPC Cloud Navigator, Dropbox, Lightbox, CloudMagic, and Best Buy’s Music Cloud, among others. Not one to be left behind, the new MegaCloud app, which has been [...]

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BeMe: New, fun way to communicate via SMS

by: Brigitte NovabosApril 6, 2012

If you’ve always wanted a richer alternative to your Android phone’s drab and limited SMS interface, then BeMe messenger just might be the right fit for you. With this cross-platform messenger, you can communicate in real-time with all your friends, regardless of whatever phone network they may be on, as long as they’re on a Wi-Fi, 3G, or 4G connection. The app integrates seamlessly with your phone’s infrastructure and offers a host of features and functionalities to cater to the needs of today’s mobile messaging enthusiasts.

Expressive Communication

Want to convey a message without being limited by words? Snap a picture, record a video or your voice, and share them to [...]

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Wallpaper Wizardrii: Taking full control of wallpaper management on Android

by: Brigitte NovabosMarch 17, 2012

So, you found this really cool HD wallpaper. Or, you took a nice picture of your pet or loved one. Now you want to use it as wallpaper for your Android phone, but you couldn’t care any less about pixels and screen resolution sizes. There’s an app that lets you take any image you want and does the dirty work of resizing and scaling it so it matches your device’s screen resolution seamlessly. With just a few taps, you get instant customized wallpaper.

The Wallpaper Wizardrii app is indeed changing the way you set and customize wallpapers on your Android device. If you’re someone very particular with personalizing your display, you’ll find this app to be of great [...]

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Your Own Soccer Stadium on Your Android Device

by: Brigitte NovabosJanuary 27, 2012

For hardcore soccer fans, being right where all the action is and showing support for your favorite team is akin to a sacred calling. The ability to connect with friends during a live game (whether on the field or on TV) and to get real-time alerts to game scores, player milestones, and event highlights adds to the overall experience. Developed by Vubooo Ltd., the Football Fans app lets you do just that—and more.

Get into the team spirit and check out upcoming and ongoing games while viewing team formations and chants, and interacting with worldwide fans. You can also let all your Facebook and Twitter friends in on the fun. The app spans various leagues, be it [...]

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Getting the Latest Sports News with the Official SB Nation App for Android

by: Brigitte NovabosJanuary 26, 2012

Want a one-stop app that will bring you all the latest news in the sports world at your fingertips while connecting with other sports lovers? The Android client for the popular SB Nation site is now available for free download from the Android Market.

With the official SB Nation app, you can be at the forefront of sports news and updates about your favorite teams and players, be it on or off the field, through the site’s aggregate of over 300+ blogs.

The Newsfeed tab allows you to select which sports teams to keep track of, notifying you of any updates on the dot. Content is filtered through your chosen Lineup,which you’ll need to customize to fit [...]

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How to Find Out What Apps Are Most Popular Among Your Friends

by: Brigitte NovabosJanuary 17, 2012

Like many things in life, apps are better enjoyed and more fun when shared with friends and those closest to you. And, what could be a better way to get the latest scoop on the hottest and most popular apps in the Android Market than getting app recommendations from friends and family? An amazing new app called AppAware lets you do just that–and more.

AppAware utilizes social networking to fetch recommended apps and games from the Android Market, as well as apps used frequently and recommended by your friends so you can try, share, bookmark, and comment on these apps. In turn, you can share and recommend apps of your choice, as well. Other features include being [...]

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