The mobile operating system known as Android has taken the world by storm. The Android operating system has come a long way since its humble beginnings as a project by the startup company Android Inc. Today, Android is owned by Google and it has become a big name among consumers who want a flexible, functional, and highly customizable mobile operating system for their mobile phones. Here are five free Android apps that you might want to give a try:
1. For gamers - NESoid
This little application is a treat to all of those gamers who want to get their games on the go. NESoid is an Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) emulator, which means it can run digital versions (ROMs) of NES games. If you want to unlock extra features, you just have to pay $3, but you can still play games with the free version.
2. For IM lovers - Fring
If you love staying online and keeping in contact with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and the rest of the instant messaging world, then you should grab Fring. This peer-to-peer Mobile VoIP application allows you to talk and chat with most of the instant messaging and Internet telephony networks. Some of the networks you can use include Yahoo Messenger,
Windows Live Messenger, MSN Messenger, AIM, Google Talk, ICQ, Skype, and SIP providers. Fring allows you to stay connected while your on the go.
3. For the proudly productive - Documents To Go
If you want the ability to edit your documents on your Android-powered mobile phone, then Documents To Go is the best answer. This application allows you to view, edit, and even create documents such as Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint files. The free version gives you access to features for viewing, editing, and creating Microsoft Word and Excel files. Premium features include support for PowerPoint and PDF files.
4. For tinkerers - Astro
If you are a tinkerer who likes to see all the files, processes, and tasks on your phone, then Astro is a great application for you. This app allows you to view, copy, cut, paste, delete, or move files on your phone and any storage card you have in the phone. Astro can read zip or tgz files, as well as backup and restore many of your public applications. This handy app
also allows you to send files as attachments, view and kill open tasks, and take full control over your phone.
5. For multimedia junkies - FxCamera
Anyone who loves taking photos with their mobile will love the FxCamera app. This free application gives you various effects so you can make the most of your phone’s built-in camera. Some of the effects that FxCamera can give you include normal, Warhol, SymmetriCam, Fisheye, Polaroid, and ToyCam.