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A Roundup of Geeky, Useful, and Fun Android Apps

Sep 14, 2010, 17:06 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The huge number of apps available for Android is both a joy and something of a trial. Finding an app that does the thing you want can be something of a hit-and-miss experience. Here's a roundup of a few of the most useful ones.

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* ConnectBot is one of the classics for the Android-using geek: a very usable SSH client. It allows you to set a passphrase, works very smoothly with the soft keyboard, and even has good documentation.
* The ASTRO file manager fills a big hole in Android, allowing you to manage the files on your SD card, back up applications, send files as attachments, and work with compressed files. An excellent app that I wouldn't be without, although unfortunately the free version does have ads at the bottom."

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