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Zaarly Android App, Buy and Sell Anything

Posted on Jul 22, 2011 in Lifestyle, Top Rated Apps | comment

The Zaarly Android App helps you buy and sell anything with people nearby.

  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Size: 7.03MB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Price: Free

Zaarly is kind of like Craigslist in reverse. Rather than posting items or services you’d like to sell, you post the ones you need. It works like this: create a post for something that you want, when you want it, and how much you are willing to pay for it (e.g. Nexus One, patio furniture, or concert tickets). Then, other users browsing your post can click the “I’ve Got That” button to tell you they’re interested in selling you that item.

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Merriam-Webster Dictionary App, Become a Wordsmith

Posted on Jul 21, 2011 in Reference, Top Rated Apps | 1 comment

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary App is a comprehensive tool for reference, education, and vocabulary building.

  • Version: 1.0.4
  • Size: 19.04MB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Reference
  • Price: Free

Like the Dictionary.com Android app that came before it, the Merriam-Webster Android app features an easy way to lookup words on the go. The app’s homescreen displays a large search box and even an option to voice search an unknown word. Depending on the word you’re looking up, the voice search functionality may or may not return exact results (it’s based on Android’s current voice search functionality).

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Top Android App: My Data Manager Free

Posted on Jul 18, 2011 in Tools, Top Rated Apps | comment

My Data Manager Free lets you take control of your mobile data consumption, saving you money as you use your data connection more wisely.

  • Version: 1.1.11
  • Size: 1.10MB (no apps2SD)
  • Category: Tools
  • Price: Free (~$4.17 ad-free version)

My Data Manager Free monitors the data you use over your mobile connection, WiFi, and while roaming. For reporting accuracy and proper notifications, you’ll need to enter the general details of your mobile plan. In particular, the type of plan you use (monthly vs. pay-as-you-go), data allotment (fixed amount vs. unlimited), and the date your billing cycle begins.

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GroupMe Android App: Group Texting, Calling & More

Posted on Jul 14, 2011 in Social, Top Rated Apps | comment

The GroupMe Android App lets you group text, conference call, and communicate with ease.

  • Version: 2.1.9.1
  • Size: 1.68MB (no apps2SD)
  • Category: Social
  • Price: Free

To begin, use the “+” button in the top right corner to create a group of people you’d like to chat with. You can add up to 25 group members from your contacts list or Facebook and Twitter accounts. Then, add a group name (optional) and decide whether or not you’d like the group to be joinable. Joinable groups are visible to friends and contacts who can request to join. This option is best used if you’re creating a group for a concert, sporting event, or any other discussion with a potentially large number of members. For more private conversations, keep this option unchecked.

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Do It (Tomorrow), Android App for Procrastinators

Posted on Jul 11, 2011 in Productivity, Top Rated Apps | 2 comments

As the old saying goes, why do today what can be done tomorrow? The Do It (Tomorrow) App for Android  helps you accomplish just that.

  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Size: 1.29MB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Productivity
  • Price: Free

Do It (Tomorrow) is the perfect app for the procrastinator. The idea behind this Android app is that planning out your entire week (or longer) can be overwhelming and even discouraging. Instead, write down the items you must get done today with the freedom to push things off until tomorrow.

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