This week’s “Top 10 Free Android Apps of the Week” featuring a collection of best new free apps you should Download.
We have a great Twitter client and other social apps, along with tools to help you get through any task you want to accomplish. We also have included a title that sports fans will surely not want to miss.
Echofon for Twitter (Beta)
Designed by following guidance from Holo elements introduced with Android ICS, this Twitter app will surely become among the best twitter client available for Android. It has included all the features, supporting multiple Twitter accounts, Instant notifications alert of new Direct Messages, @Mentions, follows, and Favorited or Retweeted Tweets, full-featured dashboard widgets and much more. You can also choose between a dark and light theme.
From Developer: Echofon for Android – A super clean Twitter app Echofon: The fastest leading Twitter app Echofon is the easy-to-use, super fast Twitter app that smartly syncs across all your devices. Wrapped in a beautiful, clean interface, Echofon for Android packs a punch, featuring gorgeous desktop widget, instant notifications, light and dark color themes and more – all the Twitter features you need to bring order to your busy social media life.
365Scores:Sport Scores & News
This is an app for sports fans, promising real-time alerts with scores, news and videos across mobile and PC, drawn from a host of sports and leagues both in the US and elsewhere in the world. For now, football, tennis, basketball, baseball, American football, ice hockey and handball covered.
From Developer: Get real-time updates (goals, scores and more) – just like you’re there! ⇄Get PERSONALIZED scores, aggregated news, alerts and videos in real-time, on your Mobile and PC!⇄ ⇄Fastest push service with real-time updates from your favorite sports ⇄Watch the video of the goal 5 minutes after it happens ⇄ Get news from your favorite local sport sites.
Todoist: To Do List, Task List
This is the latest sleek list-making app, although “service” would be a better word, since it runs across Android (and iOS), web and within Gmail. The free version enables you to add and manage tasks, sort them into projects and save it all to the Todoist cloud, while an in-app purchase upgrades to the premium version for cross-device synchronisation, notification reminders and other features to keep you organised.
From Developer: This sleek Android todo app keeps you organized, focused, and more productive.
The perfect todo productivity app is there wherever you need it: on your mobile device, desktop, browser, Gmail, and more.
Join 400,000 loyal users who are getting more done with Todoist – the leading todo list and personal task manager!
Amazon Appstore for Android
Version 188.8.131.52C for Amazon Appstore App brings a bunch of improvements, especially to the UI. The app now features a more modern look, in black to make the text and pictures easily visible in all lighting environments. It also makes it compatible with Android 4.2, the latest version of the OS and fixes any issues with Android 4.2, mainly the one where users running this version of the OS and using the “multiple users” feature on tablets, would have had to enter their credentials each time when accessing the Amazon app.
From Developer: Subscribe to the Amazon Appstore for Android newsletter so you don’t miss out on great deals, new additions, and bestsellers. Be the first to know about deals, new releases, and more. Want to see your Android app in the Amazon Appstore for Android? Get started on your submission.
Not only has Amazon updated its mobile app, but also brought joy to Holiday shoppers with their latest release. This is the US-only Amazon shopping app focused on Christmas and finding the best presents for friends and family. It is “A fun and easy way for kids and parents to create personalized, holiday wish lists to share with Santa, and your friends and family”.
From Developer: Get more smiles and shouts of joy this Christmas when you use the free Amazon Santa App–a fun and easy way for kids and parents to create personalized, holiday wish lists to share with Santa, and your friends and family. Simply download Amazon Santa, sign in with your Amazon account, and start browsing our wide choice of family-friendly books, toys, games, movies, sporting goods, and video games. Plus, new this year, kids and parents now can explore by brand. With just a little help, your kids can select gift items they really want from Santa and put together a Christmas Wish List that you can easily and safely share with others. Your friends and family will love knowing they’ve selected a gift your child really wants, and you’ll love worrying less about duplicate gifts.
Highlight is a fun way to connect and share with the people around you. As you go about your day it runs quietly in the background, notifying you when friends and other interesting people are nearby. Highlight gives you a sixth sense, showing you hidden connections and making your day more fun.
Please note: Highlight uses Facebook in order to find mutual friends and shared interests. Let us know if you’d like more login options or have feedback on this! You can reach us anytime at email@example.com.
Thanks for checking out Highlight!
British not-for-profit firm Radioplayer has a website and iPhone app aggregating BBC and commercial radio stations’ streams in the UK. Now it’s on Android too, offering a mixture of live streams and on-demand podcasts. Besides the Beeb’s roster, you can find various Absolute Radio stations, Heart, Capital, LBC, talkSport, Kiss, Magic and more, right down to community and student broadcasters.
From Developer: All BBC stations, plus hundreds more, in the simplest radio app on the planet.
With UK Radio in one Android app, you can flick through our stations and see what’s on, with a quick tap of your finger. Search for your favourites, and set them as presets. Discover new radio to listen to, in our ‘Recommended’ section.
Deigned using the Holo interface design, this app can prove to be very handy. It works using the proximity sensor and acts to mute the volume for music or when an incoming call makes the phone ring. All you have to do is to cover the sensor with your hand and that is it. It works even with the screen turned off.
From Developer: Have you ever been listening music with your headphones while you’re working or studying, and suddenly someone comes and talks to you, making you unlock your phone and pause the music to be able to hear him? Or having to take out your headphones?
This little application allows you to control the music pause or volume by only putting your hand over your phone.
This app is designed to help you with your physiotherapy sessions. Australian app MyPhysio is designed to be used between physiotherapists and their clients, keeping tabs on their progress in between meetings, providing reminders of specific exercises, and more. Keep in mind that this app is for use between you and your health professional.
From Developer: Physiotherapists can register to use MyPhysio App by visiting myphysioapp.com.au
- Your specific home exercise programs played out in real-time so it’s easy to follow… and get it right.
- Read health information modules supplied by your physiotherapist to improve your understanding and self-care.
- Track your progress and help communicate it back to the physiotherapist.
- Physiotherapist’s contact details at your finger tips for when you need them most.
Christmas Gifts List Manager
Manage and track your Christmas Gifts. Intuitive, simple but professional. Christmas Gift List Manager is an easy tool that will help you plan and track your Christmas shopping. It is easy to use due to an intuitive interface with single click for most common operations. It features a To-Do view where you can have a quick view of what is missing to buy, to wrap or to offer.
From Developer: Associate people with gifts, mark what you have already bought, wrapped or even offered, then you can easily check what is still missing to do, like which gifts you still need to buy, or to wrap, or to offer.
You can also keep a list of gifts that you still haven’t decided whom to give to.
With Christmas Gift List Manager you can manage your budget on a person or a gift level. You can readily know how much have you spent by person or how much you should spend in a gift.