This week we bring you the best of the puzzling games, assistants as well as the Java to get you through the rough days! And since it is the day of love we leave you with this quote: “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.” – The Notebook
1. Sokoban Garden 3D Review (Get it for your android) Free
With the combination of all essential elements of a meritorious logic puzzler with a fresh problem in every level, this little app is the living proof that when it comes to app development, there is no need to break the bank with a huge budget or a huge team, only a huge ladybird-based concept.
2. Assistant (Get it for your android) Free
We have to admit that this is the indeed the most compliant, natural and most of all pleasant virtual assistant we’ve ever tested during the past months (as well as across the platforms). If you’ve fancied the app, all you have to do is pay the extra upgrade fees and you’ll have Sam at your service even after the name Siri has become obsolescent.
3. Sketch Guru – Handy Sketch Pad (Get it for your android) Free
Whether you’re an artist or not, we think you should give this app a go for you’ll never know what undiscovered talents you have underneath it all! This handy app provides all the ideal tools to create sketches as well as the possibility to share your work on the hip social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram.
4. G Cloud Backup (Get it for your android) Free
Phones get lost, stolen and misplaced every single day. In this hectic life we’re leading, it’s hard to remember where you placed your keys, so having a backup plan is always a must! With G Cloud installed, one can rest assured that all the precious contacts and data can never be lost. So G Cloud is definitely a must in 2013 especially with the new update that grants you up to 8 GB of free storage!
5. Cubles (Get it for your android) Free
Yes, we have another puzzle game lined up for you this week. This one is designed with beautiful colors, cartoonish graphics as well as a nice level design. It’s quite simple to comprehend this game: all you have to do is find and select rectangles or squares with corners of the same color. It might sound easy, but you’ll discover that as you progress it becomes both difficult and addictive.
6. Netflix (Get it for your android) Free
The new, official Netflix app will have you hooked on your favorite series, films as well as other videos right on your beloved Android absolutely anywhere you have a cellular or Wi-Fi connection. The only downside to this free app is that you’ll need an unlimited Netflix streaming plan in order to access the actual video content.
7. Starbucks (Get it for your android) Free
Yes, we’ve spotted you all tech-savvy bloggers sipping your favorite java in the morning to kick start the morning inspiration for the day and so this is the app you ought to download! This free app functions the same way a plastic Starbucks loyalty card does; all you have to do is register your card within the app, add cash for purchases and then your local waiter will be able to scan an on-device barcode once it’s time for you to pay.
8. Kii Keyboard (Get it for your android) Free
It’s quite obvious, that there’s nothing revolutionary about the Kii keyboard; it’s all been done before everywhere else. So, why download it you ask? Well, that’s exactly why you should; one app has everything that is scattered in other apps such as the likes of Swype, Thumb Keyboard, SwiftKey, etc. Loads of customizations is always a plus as well as the multiple theme support they offer.
9.ABBYY TextGrabber + Translator (Get it for your android) Free
We cannot deny how far Optical character recognition has come in the past few years and it is the evolution of the Smartphones that has benefited the most from it. This app is ideal for students or even interpreters since it offers nearly instant translations and no need for Wi-fi connectivity; just snap a picture of the chosen text and it’s converted into computer-readable text, then it’s magically turned to Google for a speedy translation.
10. Wave Alarm (Get it for your android) Free
Back in the day, when we used to have a traditional alarm clock, we used to get so much pleasure in smacking it every morning just to get that extra 5 minutes of sleep. These days, if you smack your Smartphone like that you’ll only be sending it into an expensive retreat and yourself into a hefty debt. So, to avoid the drama simply download this app that will snooze or silence the alarm once you wave your hand in front of the forward-facing camera on your beloved droid.