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Google Currents Android App, Personalized Magazine-Style Web Content

Posted on Dec 8, 2011 in News and Weather, Top Rated Apps | 1 comment

The Google Currents Android app is a simple, elegant way to view your favorite web content all in one place.

  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 5.61MB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: News & Weather
  • Price: Free

Google Currents is Google’s response to popular apps like Flipboard (iOS) and Pulse Reader which provide a simple interface for perusing your favorite RSS feeds, web content, and social content.

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AirDroid Android App, Manage & Control Your Device Over-the-Air

Posted on Dec 2, 2011 in Tools, Top Rated Apps | 4 comments

The AirDroid Android app allows you to fully manage and control your Android device from a web browser, over-the-air.

  • Version: 1.0.2 beta
  • Size: 2.61MB (no apps2SD)
  • Category: Tools
  • Price: Free

AirDroid is an incredibly powerful, free tool for managing your Android device from a computer (and is much more sophisticated than apps/services you might have come across). To get started, make sure you’re connected to WiFi and click Start. Next, AirDroid will instruct you to visit a specific web address (related to your IP so you can bookmark it) from the computer you’d like to manage your Android device from and enter the password provided. Then, behold the spectacular browser interface which is the portal to your Android device.

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Shopkick Android App, Deals & Rewards Abound

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 in Shopping, Top Rated Apps | 1 comment

The Shopkick Android app is the perfect shopping companion, offering location-based deals and rewards from many popular, large retailers.

  • Version: 2.3.2
  • Size: 5.74MB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Shopping
  • Price: Free

Shopkick works by letting you earn reward points (“kicks”) that you can redeem for free gift cards, products, etc. In addition to these rewards, the app also presents you with new deals from some of the largest retailers. For example, based on my location (near San Francisco), walk-in kicks and deals were displayed for 24+ stores like Macy’s, Old Navy, Target, Best Buy, and Barnes & Noble. The list of stores is available in the “Nearby” tab.

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Streamzoo Android App, Ultimate Photo & Video Sharing

Posted on Nov 18, 2011 in Photography, Top Rated Apps | 1 comment

The Streamzoo Android app is the “ultimate photo and video sharing app” thanks to its elegant interface and extensive list of social & editing features.

  • Version: 1.6.0
  • Size: 2.34MB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Photography
  • Price: Free

Streamzoo is a social app dedicated to sharing pictures and videos with other photography enthusiasts. The app’s navigation and general interface has obviously been streamlined for uploading content, browsing others’ submissions, and interacting with the established community.

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AAA Discounts Android App, Members Save Money

Posted on Nov 14, 2011 in Lifestyle, Top Rated Apps | 1 comment

The AAA Discounts Android app is the easiest way to locate nearby retailers offering member discounts so you can save.

  • Version: 1.3.3
  • Size: 340KB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Price: Free

For those of us in the U.S. and Canada, AAA is best known for its incredibly reliable Roadside Assistance and endless member discounts. So it should be no surprise that this app gives you location-specific discounts from the database of over 110,000 restaurants, hotels, and retailers.

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