Summer is coming to its end but that isn’t stopping us to continue scouting Google’s Play Store to find the apps that we think deserve the honor to be downloaded on your shiny gadget. Even though recent news seem to be focused on Apple, especially because the launch of the upcoming iPhone (or iPhones?) is so near, Android users will mind their own business as if nothing has happened.
The avid gamers should know that we only have one game in our best Android apps list for the week ending on August 18th. For math lovers we have prepared two apps that help you with fractions and graphs. We have two apps that deal with personal finance, one that displays weather in style and some more. Let’s get it started!
Weather apps have always been awesome on iOS devices, proof to that being Haze, Swackett and of course, Yahoo! Weather. Now, we can finally explore weather with awesome visual imagery on Android, since Yahoo! has made available its app for Android users.
Besides the highly acclaimed design with stunning photos matching your location, time and current weather condition, Yahoo! Weather also provides a 10-day and 24-hour temperature forecasts. Some other interesting features:
- Interactive radar, satellite, heat, and wind maps
- Severe weather alerts
- Animated sunrise & sunset times
- Wind & pressure modules
- Humidity sensor
- UV index
- Chance of precipitation
If you are an accountant or a small business owner and you love technology, then chances are you have heard about FreshBooks. Currently, there are more than five million FreshBooks users all over the world; this number is enough to make one realize why FreshBook’s appearance on Android really matters. Invoice your clients with professionaly looking templates, organize your expenses and track time – these are its main functions.
Planning your finances can become more efficient with this clever app that makes you forget there still exist pencils and paper. The app comes with a few money calculators that help visualise better you finances: salary calculator, pension pot calculator, savings calculator, house price calculator. You can even set financial goals and follow relevant financial news, all from within the app. Your Wealth Android app lets you track your assets, liabilities, income and expenditure so that you know what you can afford to buy and how much you need to save for that new car.
In Telekinesis Kyle your job is to solve puzzles and help Kyle escape his captors in order to reach freedom. As the name suggests, Kyle’s special ability is to make objects move. Use telekinesis to to evade guards, fire, lasers and solve those tricky puzzles. Twenty-seven unique levels of telekinesis are there to keep you entertained and asking for more.
Chromecast is Google’s latest device launched on the market that is directly aimed at archrival Apple. Since its launch on the market, ingenious Android developers have tried creating of sorts of Android apps to make the most of it. CheapCast is an Android app that looksto emulate the ChromeCast Dongle letting your Android Device to act as the first screenfor ChromeCast-enabled apps (YouTube, Google Music). Since the app is still in Beta, you might encounter some glitches. Also, Chrome Tabs, Netflix and Play Movies are not yet supported but that might be solved with the first official stable version of the app.
If you live in a big, crowded city, then most likely at ever street corner something interesting is happening. Events wants to be the Android app that you will use to find what’s happening near you: local concerts, events, nightlife, performing arts, festivals, sports and more. You can search for events in your city by using your location and you can also set afavorite venue. Eventful will provide you with a detailed map of the city so that you could make a good research.
Math and physics lovers especially, this one is for you. The Graphing calculator is one Android app that is very needed for school pupils and college students. The app comes with multiple functions that can be displayed on graphs, polar graphs; you can also visualize graphings of implicit functions, values and slopes, roots, extremes and intersections. It also comes with some Algebra notions, that I’ll admit sound a little bit frightening for me: polynomials, polynomial equation solving, matrices, fractions, derivatives, complex numbers and more.
If your math and physics love needs another app to feed it with, then Fractions Reference is the ideal candidate. The Wolfram Fractions Reference App helps you with adding, subtracting or converting fractions and will even visualize fractions for you on a number line or pie chart. This is the app you need to definitely have in your Android device if you deal with a lot of fractions.
I am always annoyed by the fact that I forget to enable the screen rotation feature on my Android phone. “Rotate on Shake” app lets you enable/disable auto-rotation of your Android device with a simple shake. The Rotate on Shake app is very, very basic and comes with auto start on boot, a sensibility slider and custom toast and vibration notifications.
Most of us don’t realize that all of our contacts, music, videos, photos, and other personal data could be lost if you don’t backup your Android device. avast! mobile backup Android app backsup your data to secure, cloud-based servers. Coming from a reputed name in security like avast, you will need not to worry anymore about your files getting lost.