With the advent of the Android, operating system some new applications were also invented which made these devices more sleek and appealing. A list of some must-have applications for android devices for the year 2011.
1. Advanced Task Killer
With constant use of your android device, you may realize that your battery is taking quick breaths, this task-killing application will help you clear some of the megabytes of memory and will increase the processor power. The paid version of the application is available for $5 but the free version has enough features to keep the device going.
2. Google Voice
With Google Voice, you are relieved from hearing all those voicemails, this application helps you to keep your mobile number intact and will send all the missed calls to a generated Google number which can be checked on the web in email or using the application. It used a transcript protocol wherein all the voicemails and converted to text formats although you do have the option to retrieve them in either text format or invoice format. This is still an invite-only service, so you have to request an invite from Google or from your friends.
3. Astro File Manager
This application stores all the applications on a memory card taking back up from phone memory thus cleaning some memory of the device. It also provides an insight into the running application as well CPU and memory power used by each application with ATK.
4. Dolphin Browser HD
Best browser, to get away from the regular boring generic browser providing multi-touch zooming, sync with Google bookmarks, and the ability to flag sites, which has to be utilized later. Youtube videos can also be downloaded from this browser.
5. Facebook for Android
With the advent of the official Facebook applications for android devices, it serves the purpose of social networking better than the Facebook web application. All activities required for Facebook are carried out with this application.
6. Barcode Scanner
This application can be used to find product reviews or price comparisons when you are shopping, just scan the product with an android device’s camera and you will get the desired results.
This android application is helpful to keep track of different things with notes, photos, recordings, and many more. With an account in Evernote, you can sync the device and data online on your PC.
One of the best connectivity used to download podcasts acting as a good podcast client for Android devices. It downloads and stores podcasts as per your preference that can be played back even when you are not connected with the network.
A cool application for finance on android devices, it monitors all the financial situations along with your account on a priority basis. You can check out your account balance in real-time, keep transactions details as well edit them and compare spending
10. Talk to me
With this application, android users can translate input text or speech into 40 different languages and will play the conversation back to you. Although it supports only text translation for some of the Asian languages, still there is a lot more time to develop it further.