Have you been waiting for our Weekly Top 10 Free Apps for Android list?
Here we go again for another week of some of the best apps available on the Play Store. We have some for Jelly Bean, some with Holo design and all very useful. Enjoy them and don’t forget to follow us to discover more great apps and games recommendations.
Availability of custom Android launchers on the Play Store is sufficient but we always love for y new one. Nemus Launcher is very interesting. It is characterized by a very small memory footprint and it’s also fast. It uses the latest design elements from Android 4.x and has a good number of customization options. Give it a try, you might find it appealing.
From Developer: A Home replacement Application with:
- Low memory usage
- Quick response
- Easy App finding/management
- Easy Workspace management
- Easy Folder management
Blackmoon File Browser
Blackmoon File Browser is another resource friendly app. Among the available file browsers this one is small, fast and takes a very small amount of RAM. It supports multiple file handling, image thumbnail, archives and easy navigation. The best part: it has extension support.
From Developer: Small, fast, full featured file manager. Browse, open, rename, manage, copy, move, delete or even email files found on your phone. Aware of 100+ registered file extensions.
This is one widget that should be included by standard with the Android OS. It shows info about calls, SMS, tasks and calendar events. You can also customize its look thorough the available options. Place it on your homescreen and be reminded of all important events.
From Developer: Organizer widget displays information of last and unanswered calls, new SMS, tasks and events defined in Calendar in one panel. Unanswered calls, new sms and Events for nearest 24 hours are marked with special icons and are summarized in red circle per group. On clicking Calls, SMS or Calendar icons you go to standard applications – Contacts, Send SMS and Calendar.
Android Tuner Free
Android Tuner Free is the most powerful tool for Android that you’re searching for to monitor and tweak your device. It has all the features you can think of, from displaying complete system info to a task manager or file browser. For root users the list of features is even greater and you will find that this powerful tool can become your closest friend. It also provides a number of highly configurable widgets.
From Developer: ☺ The only app to control, fine tune and monitor all your Android devices and the lowest CPU consumer for recording battery and app activities, early benchmarks: http://www.3c71.com/android/?q=node/1082
- Why consider Android Tuner: http://www.3c71.com/android/?q=node/1132
- This is the merging of Battery Monitor Widget, System Tuner and Multi Toggle Widget apps and much more!
- Best on rooted phones, works well on stock phones too.
- Unique features not available elsewhere (root required)
If you are tired of all those ads and were looking for a way to get rid of them then AdFree Android app is the perfect solution. Thing is, it requires root privileges, like all the apps of its kind. It you fulfill this requirement then you can be sure all the adds are gone.
From Developer: THIS APP IS FOR ROOTED PHONES ONLY! AdFree removes most ads in the browser and other apps. It does this by nullifying requests to known host names in the system hosts file. If you have problems with this app, or you know of additional host names not being filtered, please comment in xda-developers.com forum so it can be fixed!
Smart Voice Recorder
There are many options available on the Play Store for recording voice but smart voice recorder app can be considered as special one. Not only does it record in the highest quality but alls detects and cuts the silence in between recordings. It has an adaptive and manual sensitivity control for Skip silence mode (Beta) and live audio spectrum analyzer.
From Developer: Smart Voice Recorder designed especially for long-time sound recording with skipping relative silence on-the-fly. For example you can use it for record night sleep talks (or snoring:)), business meetings, a regular day of your babysitter, how you singing and many others. It’s funny! And you may use it as regular voice recorder with simple and nice user interface. Try it!
XiiaLive™ – Internet Radio
Among the apps I’ve tried for Internet Radio I found XiiaLive to offer a complete number of features and also have a very attractive interface. It also offers an equalizer for improved audio quality, something you don’t see very often. Enjoy over 50,000 live radio stations with customizable streaming options and attractive widgets for your homescreen.
From Developer: Feel the power of more than 50,000 live radio stations in the palm of your hand. Use XiiaLive™ to stream music and internet radio. Explore more than 50,000 radio stations from all over the world! Search, organize, tag, and save your favorite stream for easy access any time you want to rock out!
- Formats: [aac, aac+, m3u, pls, mp3, mp4, m4a, mpeg, asf, wma, ogg, flac]
- Playlists: [m3u, pls, asx]
- Protocols: [http, hls, mms, mmsh]
If you would like to get complete info about your apps and see whether they’re pushing adds and what kind then this tool will give you all you want. It is able to scan all the installed apps and detect those that use AirPush for placing adds in your notification tray and others of the same kind. The UI is simple and easy to get along with and the new version 2.0 offers even more features.
From Developer: Want to quickly see which ads and tools each app uses? Addons Detector! Addons Detector detects addons used by your installed applications and has tools to find push notification ads. It’s a great way to see what advertising agencies other developers use, and what tools they have integrated. Or if you are looking for the app that uses AirPush or similar push notifications, you can easily find it and remove it. This new 2.0 version includes more tools to find notification spam, like the notification monitor. Enable this and you can easily see which program has put that notification in your notification area.
This simple app turns your phone into a Wifi detection and info gathering device. It uses a very stylish interface to display all the in-depth info about nearby available networks. It also displays graphical elements for a better understanding of certain aspects regarding the wireless connections.
From Developer: Turns your android phone into a Wi-Fi analyzer!!
Shows the Wi-Fi channels around you. Helps you to find a less crowded channel for your wireless router.
Sleep Time – Alarm Clock
This app not only will it help you wake up in time but also help you sleep better due to some unique features. The proprietary technology, called Sleep Lab™, provides sleep cycle analysis and among the features you will find gestures for setting the alarm clock and ring in silent mode option.
From Developer: The next generation sleep cycle alarm clock that will leave you feeling rested! Introducing Sleep Time by Azumio, the next generation sleep cycle alarm clock that will leave you feeling rested after every night’s sleep! Sleep Time uses the sensitive accelerometer in your Android to detect movements during the night. Our advanced algorithm determines your phase of sleep, and sets off the alarm at the perfect moment. You will never wake up from a deep sleep feeling groggy again.
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