50 Must-Have Android Apps
May 19, 2011, 09:13 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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:
"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:
"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.
"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. "