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Blip.me Android App, Push-to-Talk Voice Notes

Posted on Nov 8, 2011 in Communication, Top Rated Apps | comment

The Blip.me Android app lets you send free push-to-talk voice notes (much like a walkie-talkie) to anyone, regardless if they have the Android (or iOS) app or not.

  • Version: 1.2.4
  • Size: 2.57MB (no apps2SD)
  • Category: Communication
  • Price: Free

Blip.me is the perfect compromise between an impersonal text message and a real-time phone call. It lets you send semi-instantaneous voice notes to any of your contacts.

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Google Offers Android App, Redeem Top Deals

Posted on Nov 7, 2011 in Shopping, Top Rated Apps | comment

The Google Offers Android app connects you with great deals in your city, from restaurants to dance classes to a day at the spa.

  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 1.38MB (no apps2SD)
  • Category: Shopping
  • Price: Free

Google Offers is Google’s response to the popular daily deal companies/apps like Groupon and LivingSocial. If you aren’t familiar with daily deals, they essentially allow you to purchase in-advance a service, coupon, or voucher for a fraction of the normal price. For example, a couple of the deals listed in this Android app for the San Francisco area include “$10 for $25 worth of food and drink at Ra Lounge” and “$50 for $100 toward custom design and printing services at AlphaGraphics.”

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Calendroid Pro Android Calendar App

Posted on Oct 31, 2011 in Productivity, Top Rated Apps | comment

The Calendroid Pro Android app is an alternative calendar with more useful customizations than the current stock Android calendar.

  • Version: 1.3.7.2
  • Size: 713KB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Productivity
  • Price: Free

Calendroid Pro is an excellent replacement to the current stock Android calendar, especially if you find the latter to be lacking in basic features and general usability in terms of day-to-day meeting management. While this Android app keeps many of the stock calendar’s basic functions, there are minor tweaks which will make it your new, preferred calendar.

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Labelbox Android App, Funky Photo Labeler

Posted on Oct 26, 2011 in Photography, Top Rated Apps | comment

The Labelbox Android app lets you add creative touches to new and existing photos by affixing tapes of custom labels to them.

  • Version: 1.0.5
  • Size: 5.63MB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Photography
  • Price: Free

Labelbox is the perfect app to add personality and flair to otherwise plain and ordinary photos. To get started, click the arrow tab on the bottom of the screen to access the app’s options toolbar. From here you can browse through the list of 9 available (free) labels including candy, rainbow, plastic, stamp, masking it, label, steply blue, blossom, and tricolor. There are also 4 additional label types you can unlock for $0.99; fabric, camouflage, polka dots, and floral.

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Bord Android App, Elegant Chalkboard Canvas

Posted on Oct 18, 2011 in Education, Top Rated Apps | 2 comments

The Bord Android app turns your Android device into a full-fledged chalkboard, perfect for educational or artistic purposes.

  • Version: 1.0.5
  • Size: 8.23MB (apps2SD enabled)
  • Category: Education
  • Price: Free

The Bord Android app distinguishes itself as being designed for children and their parents to use as an educational platform with which to teach young children letters, numbers, shapes, etc. without the messy chalk dust. But of course, this Android app lets you do much, much more!

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