Category Archives: Recommended Android Applications

Android 6 and new privacy related settings

Android version 6, Marshmellow, has adopted a new run-time permission system that is available to the users. Permissions are divided into permission groups and users can modify permissions per application. It is possible to see how many applications are allowed … Continue reading

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World Newspapers, android application to read newspapers and RSS feeds

World Newspapers is one good alternative for reading your favorite news. Good: Create your own list of newspapers Long list of newspapers build-in RSS support Offline reading possible (to read later) Bad: no support for Atom feeds Screenshots showing “Browse” … Continue reading

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AnDLNA, android application to view videos and online feeds from your media server

AnDLNA is one of the DLNA clients for android. If you have a media server at your home network (see blog), then you could watch videos and feeds via WiFi on your android without hassling with moving them to your … Continue reading

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MX Player, media player for android

MX Player is one of the free media player alternatives for android. Good sides: support for subtitles (srt files) codecs are automatically downloaded during installation (Unfortunately drocap2 didn’t succeed better in the screenshot above) For more about the features, see … Continue reading

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gStrings, Android tool for verifying tuning of a piano

“gStrings Free” is good basic tool for verifying if your piano is in tune. I have used for both acoustic and digital pianos. It automatically can recognize the notes, and displays the frequency as well (see below).

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MyPhoneExplorer, tool to synchronize contacts and calendar with android device

MyPhoneExplorer consist of 2 parts. Client running on android device, and the tool running on PC. It is handy tool to synchronize your contacts from outlook into your android. (It can work with outlook without existing server connection.) For full … Continue reading

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drocap2, screen capture utility for android

drocap2 is available in the android market. Good: several alternatives to trigger capture: time based and shake stores files on SD card Bad: requires root access for “normal” way, see blog

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