If you're intending to learn a new language and want to memorize or strengthen your vocabulary, then Multi-Language Words Memorizer
will come useful. As the name implies, the primary focus is to help user in memorizing words of different languages. Whilst supporting customization of words list, it also lets you add a search filter to quickly search for the word that you're looking for.
You have a brilliant Android Device with 1GHz processor and a great camera. Huge collection of pictures, music, apps and other data are residing in your device. Your friends and family members are always wishing to have a glance at your phone and play with it, while you’re definitely worried about your privacy. App Slammer
is a great app that locks apps to prevent unwanted users from using them. The tool comes with password protection support to allow access to authorized users only, thereby helping you with securing your precious Android data. If you are an Android user, you'll be well-aware of the fact that, when it comes to individual app protection solutions, hardly a name surpasses Smart AppLock. That being said, it is not the only tool available in the market, and it's the apps like App Slammer that try to provide users with handy alternatives.
If you have worked in a medium to large office environment, you will understand the frustration of sending notes to your co-workers frequently. You often have to get up, walk some distance, give a short message, and come back. How many times can you do it in one day? There are many paid applications that solve this problem but since our focus is to always find a free alternative, today we bring you a very useful tool.
How many of you would like to automatically get notified when entering a no-signal zone? You will never find signals in most remote parts of the country. One great way to automatically get notified on your Android phone is to use No Signal Alert
. This app will generate logs and display customizable alerts in status bar, when the signal is dead. Not just that, No Signal Alert can also keep you apprised of the current signal strength via a visually attractive signal meter.
is a free open source mind map editor with an interface similar to that of Office 2010. It even includes the famous Ribbon. Unfortunately this mind map editor is not build for advanced users since it does not contain any options other than creating simple child notes.
The phone starts ringing when its not supposed to. It becomes way too much unethical when in working environment, dealing with clients, while in meetings, etc. An admiring solution to all this is an app called Tasker
, which knows where you are, and switches to different profiles accordingly, so your Android device doesn’t become any more embarrassment for you. Certain set of tasks can be delivered with this app with pre-defined profiles based on time, date, location and event.
Automatic Mouse Switcher
is a great open source tool for those users who prefer using different mouse speed settings for external mouse and touchpad. Suppose you are using two different mouse with your laptop – one at home and other in office. Because every mouse is different, you will need to change the mouse speed almost daily when you commute between work and home. And what about using your laptop with the touchpad? You cannot use the same speed of your external mouse with laptop’s touchpad.
It’s a world of telemarketing techniques. Spammers are always there to give you unwanted calls. You’re in office, at home or with friends, it definitely becomes a pain to keep on getting calls which you don’t want to respond to. With Call Block
you can add automatic call blocking on your Android phone which can be updated frequently. The number would be sent to your voice mail (if you have one) or just a simple pick and hang up.
A number of ways are available to remove the white background which includes masking, or cutting out the image by using lasso tool and/or pen tool and some blending options. Kill White
, a free filter plugin for Photoshop can clear out white background in a matter of seconds.
Back in June, we reviewed a great portable tool called TED Grabber
that helps in downloading TED talk shows. Version 2 of TED Grabber
has a whole revamped user interface with an added option to grab subtitles for each TED video. The best part is that it supports downloading of subtitles in any language.
From all the online music streaming websites out there, I prefer using Grooveshark the most. SciLor’s Grooveshark Downloader
is a free tool to download all your favorite music from grooveshark.com. All songs are downloaded in mp3 format and saved in any user-defined directory, by default it saves in the same directory where the application is residing.
Did you receive an APK file via email and have no idea what to do with it just because you are not able to install it directly? A number of developers support their apps outside of Android market. ApKatcher
is one smart app which installs APK file directly from your received email without any hassle. It tags along with Gmail to allow you to download the APK file received via email.
If you are one of those users who prefer putting all important files in your own server, ANDFTP
is for you. A powerful app for Android through which you can quickly access your files on the server. Manage, download, upload or simply browse! It’s a fast and secure manageable FTP client.
Who doesn’t love network based applications. For instance, your laptop is connected to the 40 inch High Definition LCD via HDMI and the facility of an Android Device is right in your palms. Controlling your machine right from the phone wirelessly would be a ‘Wow’. RemoteDroid
is a free server based application which facilitates you with that. Let’s look into the setup and working format of this app.
a universal translator for Android can translate words, phrases, and even sentences in more then 50 different languages. It becomes a perfect app, provided you travel a lot, live in a multicultural region or just willing to learn new languages.
Tata DOCOMO has unveiled the brand new Alcatel One Touch Net phone for their network, which is also claimed by many as an unofficial Yahoo! phone. The only reason that seems legit enough to qualify this phone as a Yahoo Brand ambassador would be some system-level integration of Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Contacts and other similar Yahoo! apps. Read on for the phone's specs, photo, and more information.
HTC Desire HD is the new Android buzz in every corner with some amazing specs, features and whole new HTC Sense. Hackers and Android developers at XDA have released HTC Desire HD ROM for HTC Desire, Droid Incredible and EVO 4G. Some key features of this ROM are:
- Under 5 Second Boot Time
- Multiple Theme Downloads From HTC Hub
- Landscape Support For HTC Apps
- Pinch Zoom Functionality
In case you missed the latest OTA update for your HTC EVO 4G then you can update it manually. The latest 3.29.651.5 update from Sprint is bug-fixer update that resolves some long pending issues and nasty bugs. The 3.29.651.5 for HTC EVO 4G also fixes Calendar edit issues along with multiple Gmail Sync. Read More
There is some great news for CyanogenMod Custom ROM fans waiting for their Samsung Galaxy Spica to have CyanogenMod Android 2.2 Froyo. The CynogenMod Alpha5 For Samsung i5700 Spica is now available for download and installation.
Finally there is some great news for Motorola i1 users waiting to root their handsets. GotHeart at CyanogenMod Forum has achieved root through conventional ADB method. There is no single click root available until now for i1, but we can speculate it to surface real soon. Here is the step by step guide on rooting your Motorola i! but please only try this if you are comfortable with ADB based rooting. Read More