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Swish: Making Friends One Snap at a Time

SWISH Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Here at the Android Apps Review, we’ve seen a whole lot of photo sharing applications over the years. However, we’ve never seen anything quite like SWISH. It’s not a social media app, nor is it an app designed to help you find swinging singles in your area. So what kind of photos are we sharing here? The answer is: Whatever photos you want! Swish is lots of fun and surprisingly addictive. It lets you easily share photos with random users around the world, instantly and without having to hunt through a phone book. Think of it as instantaneous pen pal letter writing, except through photos and with people anywhere on earth. If that’s got...

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Muse: Bringing it on Home (to Your Lock Screen)

Muse Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Over the years we have seen a bunch of different lock screen options for Android. Some let you play games before you swiped up, others let you check notifications and the like. But what about a lock screen app that lets you learn, gain serious inspiration, and do some shopping — all without messing up your typical notification flow? With Muse, from the developer of the same name, you’ll get exactly that and a whole lot more! Muse makes it easy to view new products, read some blog posts and even learn a bit now and again. All from your lock screen, and all without being obtrusive. Concept and Functionality...

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AtHome Camera: Swivel that IP Camera Toward Security

AtHome Camera Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com We’ve seen a whole lot of security applications lately, which leads us to think just about everyone is worried about keeping their bits private. Now, that’s an understandable concern. Times are harder, and the Internet can feel like a Wild West full of pesky viruses. But what if you want to secure your own home, and you don’t want a complicated security system to do it? If that’s your situation exactly, you might try AtHome Camera. AtHome Camera is a unique approach to home monitoring that lets you to use just about any device, and to interact with that security in ways we couldn’t have imagined possible. If that’s got your...

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LEO Privacy Guard: Back With New & (Inspiringly) Improved Security

LEO Privacy Guard – Lock&Boost Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com As a fair warning, this is not the first time that we’ve ever reviewed LEO Privacy Guard. So why, you might ask, are we going after it again? Simply put, the app has managed to go back to the woodshed, hone its strengths and repair some weaknesses. Simply put, LEO Privacy Guard’s V3.0 app is a triumphant upgrade with even more to offer than before. We didn’t think the app, from Leomaster, could improve beyond its previous iterations, but dang it if they haven’t done exactly that. To date, LEO Privacy Guard represents one of our favorite applications on the Android platform, out of any genre. It has...

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WavePad Master’s Edition: Your Virtual Sound Studio (via the Armchair)

WavePad Master’s Edition Price: $14.99 Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Here at the Android Apps Review, we talk a lot about how the Android creative application market just isn’t quite on par with what iOS has to offer. Granted, there are easily dozens of areas where Android is clearly the superior OS. But still: if you’re looking to make movies, beats or photos, it can often be a crapshoot at the Google PlayStore. Today, though, we get to talk about one of our new favorite creative tools. WavePad Master’s Edition provides the average user with a clear, touch-friendly way to edit and record audio with your Android device. This app from NCH Software comes packed with a healthy slab...

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VideoPad Master’s Edition: Simple, Touch-Enabled Editing is Here

VideoPad Master’s Edition Price: $14.99 Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Throughout the years, there’s really only one thing we find ourselves envying iOS users for having: solid, robust creative tools that just work. Now, this isn’t the early days of Android anymore. There are options out there that can do almost everything an iPhone or iPad can. However, it’s not often easy to locate these tools, and sometimes even harder to get them to work. Which is why we’re so happy to introduce you today to a top notch video app. VideoPad Master’s Edition is a clear, concise and effective way to edit video on your Android device. For once, it’s a video editing tool that manages to deliver on...

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Secure MMX Encrypted Messenger: Bringing Easy Encryption to the Masses

Secure MMX Encrypted Messenger Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com In recent years, we’ve seen a whole lot of emphasis within the app community on making sure your data is safe. And after all, why not? With so many privacy concerns out there these days, it makes sense that the average user is now taking a more private approach to their communication needs. Case in point, SecureMMX provides an ideal way for those looking for some privacy to send fully encrypted, 100% secure messages — without any of the attached hassle. The app provides a fabulously easy method of transferring data, and with a free price tag to boot. If that’s got you interested, then slide on down below...

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LEO Privacy Guard is the Ideal Way to Lock Down Your Android Stuff

LEO Privacy Guard – AppLock Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Because of the leniency that Android gives us, as far as developmental controls are concerned, we as Google users have an extreme opportunity to secure, protect, and hide our sensitive data. Far more than any iOS user, we can make sure our stuff is tucked neatly under a rug when needed. With all the apps out there that want to help you lock down your phone, which one is best?  Beyond a doubt LEO Privacy Guard is the absolute best way we’ve found so far to secure your Android phone and all its information. It’s simple to install, even easier to use, and provides a gigantic wealth of...

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PGPTools: For Spies and Commoners Alike

PGPTools Price: $1.14 Rating: Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com If you’re in the need of an Android application that can effortlessly and easily help you send along text with a stiff bit of encryption, then man have we got the app for you! PGPTools is a top-notch PGP implementation and is fit for use in any and all CIA-style applications, though we imagine most users will probably just want to have it transmit private texts. No matter if you’re hunkered down in a bunker in Central American texting pick-up coordinates, or just arranging a night out with friends, PGPTools, from SJ Software, will be happy to take-up the encryption slack. If that’s got your interested piqued, then head on down...

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Spottoon: All the Comic Action, None of the Drama

SPOTTOON Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Here at the Android Apps Review, we’ve always had a very soft spot in our hearts for manga. Sure, it can be awfully cheesy at times, and yes there are definitely tired out motifs. But, the beautiful thing about the genre is that there are always new titles, and if you can find the right series, the content is out of this world. To help you sort the good from the bad, consider using a terrific new Android app, Spottoon. Spottoon is a brilliant and free application that delivers all the comics you want without any of the unnecessary hunting. If that’s got your interest piqued, then head on down below the...

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B1Vpn: London Calling (from America, or Wherever)

B1Vpn Free Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Privacy is all the rage these days, and after all, why shouldn’t it be? With massive bugs like the Heartbreak Leak, or Target hacks, there’s an increasing amount of worry involved with living on the grid. However, you shouldn’t be afraid to use your phone. To that end, why not load up B1VPN, instead? B1Vpn, from B-One Ltd., provides a cushy safety net, enabling you to view content otherwise restricted to you, or protect your appearance by presenting a different IP. All in all, B1Vpn is a quick, simple and effective way to hide yourself on the Internet. For more information, head on down below the break! Concept and...

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Aquapolis: Master Your Undersea World

Aquapolis-Build a megapolis! Price: Free Rating: Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com If you’ve been with us long, you’re likely aware of the fact that we’re absolute suckers for long-term growth games. Anything with a particularly Sim City vibe has us gripped by the horns. However, we’re also big into games like Farmville that make us grow our own weight in by-products. Well, what if we told you there was a cross-platform game that could handle both? Insert Aquapolis, a sprawling exercise in addictive gameplay, gorgeous graphics, and a free price tag. It’s unbelievably good stuff, and if you’ve been itching for a new game to throw your life down, this will get the job done. For our full review...

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Roamer: (Almost) Too Good to be True

Roamer – Cheap calls & roaming SIM app Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Every now and again, we run across an application that seems a little . . .too good to be true. Roamer is just such a title. Put simply, it claims it will let you travel the world while retaining your local telephone number: and all while costing you essentially the same amount as your local rate. Now, we’re not the most skeptical of people, but that seems downright unhealthy. In some way, we almost couldn’t believe it. But lo and behold, Roamer offers everything it claims and more! We had no problem setting up Roamer and the results were downright breath-taking. If that’s...

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The 7 Best Music Apps for Android: Your Inner DJ Will Thank You

The 7 Best Music Apps for Android AndroidAppsReview.com Written by Luke Patrick One of the things we hear most about the Android system is that it doesn’t provide as much creative output as something like an iPhone. Now, we might admit that this was the case back when the platform first launched: but things have changed considerably and now an Android device is all you need. Your Android phone or tablet can be a rocking, deejay-style powerhouse, second to none. Don’t believe us? Then peep these Top 7 Best Musical Apps for Android. To get all the details and more, just scroll on down below the break.   Spotify: Free – Don’t give us that look! If you’re going to...

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Poop from the Roof: High-Flying Entertainment on Android

Poop From The Roof Price: Free Rating: Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com   Are you tired of all those Angry Birds clones? Do you want something a little different on your Android phone? Well, how about an arcade game that has you playing as the finest selection of butts on the planet? Yes, you heard that right. Poop From The Roof delivers absolutely everything you’d expect, and then probably a whole lot more that you didn’t, too. It lets players live out their dirtiest of fantasies — and all for the joy of arcade-style points. If that has your interest piqued, then head on down below the break for our full review! Concept and Gameplay As we’ve already discussed,...

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MailDroid: Finally, a Truly Great Android Mail Client

MailDroid Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com If you’re an iPhone user, the world is pretty much your oyster when it comes to email management. There are easily dozens upon dozens of rock-solid email management suites, most of which will make your life incredibly simple. However, if you’re on Android, you may have noticed a wondrous lack of such refined products. Thankfully, you can stop noticing, and start downloading! The new MailDroid app is the answer to your email prayers. It does everything we want and so much more. If that has your sore thumbs ready for a solution, then head on down below the break for our full review. Starting with: Concept and Functionality It’s foremost...

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The London Pass: It’s a Black Cab’s worth of Knowledge

The London Pass Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com   London, it should come as no surprise, is a rather large town. In fact, as a bustling world trade center with the distinction of being one of only a handful of world-class cities, it can be downright intimidating. So before you pack up a suitcase and head off for your holiday, make sure you grab The London Pass from Oakley Mobile Ltd. in the Google Play Store. The London Pass is an excellent introduction to London and serves as the perfect companion to any day out in that wonderful city. It offers a wealth of information, as well as a sort of digital security blanket for the anxious...

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Happy2Print: A Name (and App) That Lowers our Blood Pressure

Happy2Print Price: Free Rating: Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com In life, there are some things that just suck: airplane travel, divorce and getting the damn printer to do its job. In fact, we’d say the latter is the worst of the three. There’s absolutely nothing more frustrating than staring at a print queue that simply won’t budge. It’s even worse when this is happening on your mobile device. What’s the solution? Get Happy2Print and start living life like you’re on a tropical island! Happy2Print, from Aftograf LLC, simply works, enabling you to print any standard Office document from your Android device without fuss. Best of all, you can do it completely for free. If that sounds like a deal worth...

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RakEM: The Best App for the Worst Moments

RakEM Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Communication in the modern age is . . . weird. Or at least, it can be some of the time. We’ve all been in situations where we’ve sent some message or pictures we wish we hadn’t: who wouldn’t give anything to have back an embarrassing text? Likewise, there are times when you’re really concerned about security, but can’t find an alternative to the built-in messaging system. To fix all of these problems—as well as a few more—just use RakEM, from Raketu Communications Inc. RakEM makes it blissfully simple to communicate under high pressure situations, or even just in a more secure manner. Ready to see what all the hype is about...

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Cinntich: A Mind Like a Steel Trap at No Cost

Price: Free Rating: Cinntich Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com I spend a lot of my time on the phone with folks: be they clients, tech support helpers, or just friends and family members. All in all, it’s fair to say that a whole lot of my day involves my phone being to my ear. With that in mind, it can often be downright maddening trying to keep my thoughts straight. I might create a list of requirements for each call before I make it, but doing so with paper and pen can be complicated. And what if I leave the office and forget the note? Enter Cinntich, a fantastically cheap, endlessly helpful assistant of sorts that ensure you’ll never...

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Dr You: Like Playing Operation, but Without the Guesswork

Price: Free Rating: Dr You Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com If you’ve been on a computer in the last ten years, then you’re likely familiar with at least one of two sites—the first is IMDB, and the second one is the WebMD Symptom Checker. We’ve all used WebMD at some point or another, and it’s a good bet that it has suggested we’re in dire straits and have some horrible disease. This is the way of things. Lots of useful data, as well as a heaping helping of stuff that is not. But does it have to be that way? Dr You is a very useful new application out for Android that attempts to shed a little more light on the...

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Top 5 Guitar Apps for Android: Unleash Your Inner Shred (the Smart Way)

Top 5 Guitar Apps for Android AndroidAppsReview.com Written by Luke Patrick If you’ve been a longtime reader here on the site, you’re probably aware of the fact that I’m a bit of a closeted musician. Whenever some MIDI controller or wayward tuner walks across my desk, I’m inordinately excited. It’s always nice to revisit the cold, dark studios from my past. Especially if I can do it from an Android phone without leaving the armchair! Which brings us to today’s topic du jour: Making the most of your daily shred sessions on the six-stringed guitar. Yup—we’re talking about becoming a righteous axe master. The musical world isn’t as rife with gold on Android as it is with our iOS...

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Hello Pal: The World is at your Fingertips (and Ready to Chat)

Price: Free Rating: Hello Pal: Talk to the World Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com If you’re one of our long-time readers (if so, thanks for sticking around!) then you’ve probably heard me mention that I speak French. However, I didn’t always speak it—and like most folks, getting to fluency was a tough ride for the young author. Hello Pal is an inventive, innovative way to start speaking a foreign language in seconds. I say all of this just to add some credibility to the thought that, had I had this app on my smartphone (if they’d existed at the time, that is) I could have learned French a heck of a lot faster. In fact, I could have learned any language...

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VoiceDial: Making Hands-Free Truly Hands-Free

Price: Free Rating: VoiceDial – dial by voice Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com If you’re a convert from the world of iOS, then you likely already know how bad speech recognition is on the iPhone. Though it used to be downright horrendous, it has at least slightly progressed to the point of being usable. Meanwhile, out in Androidville, Google has been making leaps and strides with its available services. Still, something is just a little . . . off, with both. Neither fully delivers an accurate experience, and this leaves us wanting over time. Well, we want no more! VoiceDial works incredibly well and rectifies a lot of its competitors mistakes, offering a way to hands-free dial your contacts with...

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Greater Toronto Area News Keeps Locals and Visitors in the Know

Price: Free Rating: Greater Toronto Area News Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Toronto is a bustling town. There’s always something going on, and if the streets themselves are a little quiet—they never are—then there’s something happening within the politics of the town: looking at you, Rob Ford. But with all the good and the bad that happens inside the city limits, it can sometimes be a real challenge to stay on top of current events. What’s the solution? Simply pop open Greater Toronto Area News, and the vast majority of the hard work has been taken care of for you. The app serves as an aggregator, compiling information from a variety of local sources into one single pane of...

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Crime Coast: A Felony-Level Android Arcade Game

Price: Free Rating: Crime Coast Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Over the years, we’ve seen a whole lot of the what we’re calling “build-and-play” games. These are those games that give you a plot of land, a couple of roads, and maybe a few objectives, too. You’ll use all of that to build a full empire, conquering economies and obliterating your missions along the way. It’s a trend FarmVille kicked off, and one that’s been improved greatly since then. All of that being said, Crime Coast is easily one of the more interesting, fun and unique entries in the genre. Where most games might have you building roller coasters or settling into a cutesy village, Crime Coast, from Pixel...

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Tribeway: Making the Digital World Your Tribe

Price: Free Rating: Tribeway : Interactive Sharing Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com To make a long, wide story very short and skinny, there are easily thousands of communication tools on the Internet. Throw a stick, and you’re liable to hit something gnarly with ten screens and a radio antenna attached—metaphorically speaking. So what on earth would make us want to review another one? The answer is surprisingly simple: Because of how damn useful this thing is! Tribeway is a multi-method communication powerhouse that combines a unique set of tools, and does so in a manner that’s pleasing to the sense, easily navigated, and useful in your everyday life. Think about that for a second: How many other utilities can you...

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News Kit: Extra, Extra! UX All About It!

Price: Free Rating: News Kit Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Our silly headline up there is more than just a terrible joke—it’s also intended to shed some light on the then-versus-now situation in which we find ourselves. You see, back in the 1920’s (or earlier if you like) you got the news slowly and via a street corner. Now, we’re awash in options: so much so that the overwhelming tide of information can be downright impossible to navigate. What’s the solution? Get News Kit from Yooii Studios, simply a brilliant news utility. The app is the perfect antidote to modern news rage. It’s succinct, easy to navigate, and totally free. All things we like! For more, visit our full review...

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Rocket VPN: Secure, Invigorate, and Improve Your Connection

Price: Free Rating: Rocket VPN – Internet Freedom Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com In the modern world, your Internet connection says a lot about you—quite literally. Companies, governments and even pirates use your connection to see your history, track your habits, and bombard you with requests. All of this stacks up, and if you’ve finally reached a point where you just want it to go away, then Rocket VPN is your ultimate secure connection solution. The application, developed by Liquidium Limited, makes it simple and effective to tie your smartphone to a unique VPN. We love how easily Rocket VPN provides speed, security and encryption improvements across the board for your Android phone. And if that’s got you interested,...

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Train Driver 15: Being a Conductor Has Never Been Easier (or More Fun)

Price: Free Rating: Train Driver 15 Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Believe it or not, I am actually quite acquainted with the world of model trains. My grandfather was an extreme enthusiast back in the day, and I spent many afternoons in my childhood either looking at intricate models or perched on a hill doing some train spotting. It is with this in mind that we bring you a full review of Train Driver 15 today. The app offers easily the most thorough and entertaining look at what it means to be a train conductor in today’s ever-changing world. Better still, you can have all of that entertainment and knowledge without leaving the comfort of your own armchair. If...

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MusicTrans: The Ideal Music Notation Companion

Price: $9.99 Rating: MusicTrans Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com It’s a bit of a secret around here, but if you press hard enough, this author is happy to own up to the facts: Once upon a time, long before app reviews became my vocation, I worked as a musician. Those good times are long gone, though, but it doesn’t mean I’m without my inkling for the industry. As such, I am stoked to be bringing you a full review of MusicTrans, from Franco Catrin, for Android, the ideal companion for any wanna-be Zappa out there that might like to make some music notations. MusicTrans is a wonderful app that makes it simple, effective and time-efficient to create transcriptions of your...

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Demolition Dodge: Gentlemen, Ready Your (Oh-So-Destructive) Engines

Price: Free Rating: Demolition Dodge Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com For those who’ve been with us for a while, you’re likely aware of the fact that we absolutely cannot get enough arcade game action. We crave it like hungry monkeys, grabbing at bananas. It’s what we desire the most, which is why we are so excited to be bringing you a full look at the delicious new Demolition Dodge by Adrian Flux. It’s a high-stakes, high-smashing powerhouse of an arcade game by a legendary insurance provider. If that’s got your interested piqued, then head on down below the break for our full review! Concept and Gameplay If you have ever played a demolition derby-style game before (they were immensely...

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Grapple: Spiderman with a Dash of Geometry Wars

Price: Free Rating: Grapple Up Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com   Over the years, we feel we’ve made it abundantly clear here at the Android Apps Review that we freaking adore any new arcade game that can deliver a unique concept, engaging gameplay, and more than enough reason for us to keep coming back again and again. In fact, we get particularly excited when just such a title wanders across our desk. This is why we’re absolutely stoked to be bringing you a full review of Grapple Up, from 614ST. This game is hard as nails, but also a thrill ride from beginning to (a usually speedy) end. It’s got a concept that’s a breath of fresh air in...

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Muse Art Lock Screen: Going to the Guggenheim Just Got Easier

Price: Free Rating: Muse Art Lock Screen Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com   Here at the Android Apps Review, we tend to stick to just applications: You know, the sort of thing that you open, perform a task inside, and then leave. However, this leaves out a whole different aspect of your phone—the lock screen! It’s such an important part of the Android experience, and after all, why wouldn’t it be? You see it every time your phone is used. So let’s make your smartphone screen something truly special using Muse Art Lock Screen. The app represents the interactive, fully-loaded future of lock screens for Android. It’s everything its title would leave you to believe, and then some. If...

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SendForth: Carry On, My Wayward Message

Price: Free Rating: SendForth Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com   We cover a lot of games here at the Android Apps Review, but we also try quite hard to bring you the best applications from other parts of the Google Play Store. After all, your phone is much, much more than just an Angry Birds machine! This is why we’re particularly excited to be bringing you a review of SendForth, from Zygote Labs, today. SendForth is a great little utility, enabling users to quickly, and efficiently forward an SMS via email or SMS so it’s a snap to get it to any another device. It’s very simple to setup, and with a free 20 credits to get you started, there’s no...

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DU Battery Saver: Improving Your Entire Battery Life

Price: Free Rating: DU Battery Saver丨Power Doctor Android Utility Review by AndroidAppsReview.com   Over the years, we’ve had some pretty cool opportunities to test, show-off and otherwise expose great Android utilities. We love doing this, because sometimes a true gem appears. This special category of applications is capable of dramatically improving your device’s entire lifespan, enabling you to get even more out of your permanent, digital companion. And there’s hardly a better example of just such an app than DU Battery Saver, from DU APPS STUDIO. DU Batter Saver helps every single Android user out there eek even more performance out of their battery pack. No matter how many apps you’re running, nor what kind of phone you have,...

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