New and fresh Android apps of the week (October 20 issue)
The days fly by quickly, especially among busy bees like us here at Android Authority. Amidst the hustle and bustle of daily living, we stumble upon new gems for our Android phones and tablets, new and fresh apps with great potential for solving many of our daily lives’ problems great and small.
This third week of October, we share with you some of the new and fresh Android apps on the Google Play Store. In this post, find out more about an app for
- estimating how much you’d need spend if you lived in another place;
- scheduling sending of SMS messages;
- wiping your phone usage history and protecting your privacy;
- relaxing your brain by listening to tunes;
- locking down apps just by dialing;
- creating collages quickly;
- finding out where or with whom to hang out;
- keeping tabs on your alcohol intake;
- ensuring that you wake up without snoozing the alarm clock;
- visualizing your movie and photo shoots;
- calling for help during emergencies;
- autolocking your device, depending on where it is kept;
- telling time just by shaking your phone;
- encrypting and decrypting the messages you send or receive; and
- managing and organizing files.
Check out these new Android apps and let us know what you think of them.
Before migrating to another country, you must know that place’s living conditions. You should check if the place is conducive for living and if it is right for your budget. SHARAMOBi’s Cost of Living app gives you an idea of how much you will spend in a certain country. You will be able to see the estimated cost of products, how much you will spend for meals, the estimated cost of restaurants, cost of clothes and apparel, and more. The app supports US Dollar, PHP, and EUR currencies. It also contains a wide selection of countries in its database and even allows you compare prices between countries. Get the ad-free Cost of Living app for about US$2.00 from the Google Play Store.
Are you the type of person who wants to be the first to greet a friend happy birthday through text but you keep falling asleep when the clock strikes 12? How about repeatedly sending reminders to your friends? With DRC INFOTECH’s Auto SMS Sender, you won’t need to touch your phone in order to send a message. All you need to do is to type your message, indicate the recipient, set the time that you want your message to be sent, and let the app do the rest. You can do important things while letting your phone send your messages for you. Get the ad-free Auto SMS Sender app for free from the Google Play Store.
We store a lot of confidential information on our Android phones. Instead of just keeping that information on our handsets, it is better that we clear that data, such as the browser history, so it can’t be accessed by prying eyes. You can use Micropile’s History Eraser & Privacy App so you can erase confidential information from your Android handset. Aside from erasing your browsing history, you can also erase your SMS messages, Google Play Store history, search history, clipboard, Gmail history, and video, photo, and map history. Just mark the data you want to clear out and tap the Protect Now! button. Instantly erase confidential data with the History Eraser & Privacy App, available for free from the Google Play Store.
After a long work week, it’s good to find some time to relax. The Social BrainGym by Social BrainGym lets your brain relax by letting you listen to relaxing tunes. There are 4 music packages in the app which you’ll need to download first before you can listen to them. It’s also advised to play the music in a quiet room or use the app with a headphones. If you’re tired at work, just close your eyes and listen to the relaxing tune. You can download the Social BrainGym app for about a dollar from the Google Play Store.
If you’re worried that your friends will access your personal stuff when they borrow your phone, worry no more. You can protect your personal stuff with jacksrow’s Dial and Lock app. This app allows you to quickly lock an application by using your phone’s dialer. You will only need to type in a special code assigned to a particular app to lock or unlock it. When your friends want to borrow your phone to make a call, use this app to block your messages or your private pictures in the gallery. Start blocking your apps now with the ad-free Dial and Lock app, available absolutely free from the Google Play Store.