For the penultimate Thursday of April, we bring you the latest in sleek messaging, droid customizing, web browsing and better yet, Apps that will turn you into a small Steven Spielberg. Check out our selected list for this week and let us know which you liked.
1. Sliding Messaging (Get it for your android) Free
Manage text messages in a new and up-to-date format compliant with the Android design guidelines and visually based on the stock messaging app from Google, with added features. Easily switch between conversations by dragging out the sliding menu on the left side of the screen. Start a new conversation by sliding out the menu on the right side of the screen.
2. Holo Icons (Get it for your android) Free
Holo Icons follow guidelines that Android should have implemented: a simple, sleek, flat, and unobtrusive design that is seen throughout the rest of the Holo UI. Holo Icons is an icon pack containing 350+ icons with a simple, holo-ish feel for Apex Launcher, Nova Launcher, Go Launcher EX, ADW, & others. More icons will be added!
3. Vu (Get it for your android) Free
Vū is a smart recommendation tool that helps you get the most out of your online experience. From the moment you sign up, Vū starts learning the content you like. The more you use Vū, the smarter it gets. By telling Vū the stories and topics you like, you get a just-for-you content consumption experience. Whether you’re looking at a large publisher site or a new blog, Vū works for you.
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. You can get up to 8GB of free storage, and if you want to backup all your app&game settings just download the key for rooted from here!
5. RoundR (Get it for your android) Free
RoundR serves a simple purpose: to round the corners of your screen. RoundR takes advantage of the fact that regardless of the device’s color, the screen is surrounded with a pitch black border, the corners of which are rarely ever touched. RoundR places four small overlays at the corners of the display, to simulate a rounded screen.
6. Basemark X 1.0 (Get it for your android) Free
Basemark X by Rightware is a professional performance evaluation tool for objective cross-platform comparisons of game graphics performance between Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8 devices. Basemark X produces high-quality and objective performance measurement score. It is a unique product, as the only professionally designed benchmark built on top of a real-world game engine, Unity 4. It contains heavy graphics content and pushes tested devices to the limit.
7. Droid Timelapse (Get it for your android) Free
A full-featured app for creating stunning time-lapse videos on your beloved Android device. Record high-quality clips easily thanks to the simple, fast and intuitive interface. The app is free and contains no ads so it’s worthy of checking out.
8. Tripomatic City Guides & maps (Get it for your android) Free
Tripomatic is a trip planner with an easy-to-use interface for trip planning on-the-go. Create your own personalized travel guide for more than 40,000 attractions and quickly find nearby sights. Full sync with www.tripomatic.com – fine-tune trips from your computer or change plans on the go.
9. Cinemagram (Get it for your android) Free
Cinemagram is a place to create and share beautiful short videos. Find out why millions of users love and use Cinemagram!
10. SendHub (Get it for your android) Free
Alternative to Google Voice. Get a free business phone line. Instantly. Free business phone line in any area code, free texting and calling right from the app, call transfer, call forwarding and shared groups, voicemail transcription and group texting. Works on the web, too.