F A C T S H E E T
NAME: APPS FOR ANDROID
DATE: August 8, 2011 ( 3rd edition )
MAIN FACTS: Overview of the most interesting apps
Anti virus app:
Remember to download the free anti-virus app. And
remember also to update it, when you are reminded by your smartphone that
Updates are available
this app you can with your built-in camera scan any barcode. Including the
so-called QR codes ( 2D codes ). Just
follow the very easy instructions. You can also with bthis app make your own 2D
codes for transfer of information. And you can do efficient book search
the latest news from BBC. Not only the headlines, but the full text.
browsers are available as free apps: Dolphin browser, Dolphin browser HS, Opera
mini, etc. In this way you can easily
read texts on the internet.
app also gives you a Calendar, which you can read and write into. You can
arrange that it is automatically synchronised with your Google Calendar on your
this app you can scan business cards, keep them in special camcard file or
transfer them to your contact list
smartphone has a built-in camera, which can take photos and small videos. When
you have taken it you can immediately save it to the Gallary.
Camera can also be used for other functions such barcode scanning and
monitoring of your heart beat.
list of contacts is directly accessible via your app. You can easily arrange that the list is
automatically synchronised with your Gmail contact list. You can insert photos
of each of your contacts. If you write the address of your contacts in the list
and you have GPS installed on your smartphone you can by a simple click in your
contact list see where the address is on a Google map. And when one of your contacts call you their
name ( and photo ) will automatically appear on the screen of your smartphone.
collection of the websites of 32 Danish newspapers, incl. The most important
ones like Jyllands-Posten, Politiken, Berlingske, Information, BT,
Ekstrabladet, Danmarks Radio and TV2.
Through two clicks you can follow all the latest news in each of them
Documents to Go:
makes it possible to read and edit your documents on your smartphone
this app you have direct access to your social network LinkedIn. Anywhere.
this app you can uploade your files ( texts, photos, etc. ) in the cloud and
have access to them from anywhere via any computer or smartphone. 2 GB free space
ENDOMONDO Fitness trainer:
free app helps you to monitor your running, walking, cycling, etc. Real time
GPS based tracking of time, distance, speed and calories.
can live see and listen to the ongoing programme on EURONEWS. Very new app.
you can write or uploade any file ( text, photo, sound, etc. ) an it will be
kept for you in the cloud. Access it from any suitable device from
anywhere. The site is searchable.
can have direct access to your Facebook account, read your messages, send new
photo album where all the photos you either take with the camera or you
download are stored. The small videos
you record with your built-in camera are also stored here.
can directly from the Gallery share your each of your photos and videos by
sending them to one of many places such as Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Picasa,
Evernote, Dropbox, etc.
have a Gmail account you can read your mails and send them directly from your
smartphone. At the same time the list of
Contacts on your smartphone is automatically synchronised with your Contact
list in Gmail.
app gives you direct access to about 3 million free books at the Google
Google app makes it very easy to use the Google search engine at any time
the free app called iRecord you can use your smartphone as a voice recorder.
And when you have finished recording your short message, greetings or questions
you can immediately send them via Gmail, Bluetooth, Dropbox or Evernote
This free app makes it possible for you to read
all your books, newspapers and magazines on your e-book reader Kindle from
Amazon ( if you have one ). No extra
costs. Available everywhere.
app allows you to share your current location with all the friends, who have
accepted to share location with you
app gives you direct access to thousands of audio feeds.
maps are freely available as an app. You
can see your own location or search any other location anywhere in the
world. In your Contact list you can by a
simple click see on the map, where your Contact is living or working, if you
have written the address into the list.
From this app you can download more than
200.000 apps about all sorts of subjects. Most of them are free ( unlike iPhone
). And those with a price are very cheap. The download is easy and fast.
Remember to transfer as many of your apps as possible from your phone memory to
the SD card. If you you will quickly run out of space. A special app called App2SD can do it for you.
Scan to PDF:
This app can scan documents to your smartphone
You can also downlo
free SKYPE app, which makes it possible to use your SKYPE account directly from
your smartphone. This service also
includes video Skyping on most smartphones.
Translate is available as a free app. It makes it possible for you to machine
translate any word, expression or text to and from 72 different languages
is a great travel organiser. Become a member for free via your computer at www.tripit.com . And upload your travel plans to: firstname.lastname@example.org Then you will see all relevant information
with times, distance, type of aircraft, the status of your flight, restaurants
and hotels in the place you visit. Works
Twitter app gives you direct access to your Twitter account. You can read as
well as send your twits.
app gives you access to the weather right now, over the next 36 hours and in
the next 10 days anywhere in the world.
You can search by location. And you can make a list of up to 12
favourite locations, which it at any time is very easy to check. The locasions available in this service are
WiFinder app can help you find available WiFi areas.
this app you have free access to thousands of newspapers from all over the
world ( in chapters Most Popular, By Continent, By Country, Web News, Magazines,
The free video sharing service YouTube is also
available as an app. You can use your
YouTube account directly, also for sending videos you just recorded with your
Niels Jørgen Thøgersen
August 8, 2011