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50 Must-Have Android Apps

May 19, 2011, 09:13 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thor Olavsrud)

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

"9) WolframAlpha Access WolframAlpha's computational knowledge engine from your phone with this app. Also available for free via the WolframAlpha Web site, the app calculates the answers to complex mathematic and scientific problems in an instant. The app version adds a keyboard with all manner of mathematic and scientific symbols to make entering queries a snap. Paid: $1.99.

"10) Anti-Virus Pro Concerned about malware, viruses and SMS spam? Anti-Virus Pro is a comprehensive security suite for Android that can scan apps, files, settings and media in real time. Paid: $9.99.

"11) Google Body This app from Google allows you to search and navigate an interactive 3D model of the human body. It gives you the ability to view different anatomical layers, zoom in and navigate straight to parts that interest you. Free.

"12) Dropbox This client for the Dropbox cloud-sharing file storage service makes it easy to get files onto your phone without explicit synching. You can shovel files into it from any of your computers and then access them from any other computer or phone. Free.

"13) Layar Turn your phone into an Augmented Reality device with Layar. It uses your phone's camera, compass and GPS data to identify your location and field of view, retrieves data based on those geographical coordinates and then layers that data over the camera view. Free.

"14) ESPN ScoreCenter Get comprehensive ESPN sports coverage on your Android phone with this app. It provides near-real-time scores and schedules. Free. "

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