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15 very useful android apps for travellers

Posted by Rajib Kundu On Thursday, December 27, 2012 0 comments
1)       TripIt Travel Organizer Free -  
Rating - 4.4
User  -19326

TripIt organises all your hotel, airline, car rental, and restaurant reservations . With TripIt, all you need to get you where you’re going and back again at your fingertips—on your smartphone, tablet or online at tripit.com. He can access all your travel plans within TripIt. It forewords all your booking confirmation e-mails confirmation e-mails in one place. It can share your travel plans with your family and neighbours and colleagues so that they know your location when you are on vacation.
It displays daily weather forecasts, directions and maps for each destination.
It shows map-based search to find restaurants, businesses and attractions, then add them to your trip itinerary in one click.

Rating - 4.5 
user - 119 348


With TripAdvisor you can  browse millions of reviews, opinions, and photos by travelers. It gives you all the details a traveller needs to complete a tour  successful. It can display restaurants and hotels nearby you, exciting locations around you, Discover cool things to do in any destination , compare airfares and find great deals and many more.


3)       FlightTrack Free 
Rating - 4.1 
Users -  578



FlightTrack Free is one of the most popular flight tracking application. It displays

• Real-time status for gates, delays & cancellations
• Zoomable, beautiful flight maps
• Detailed, interactive, retractable flight cards
• Covers 16,000 airports worldwide
• Track 1,400 airlines worldwide

Rating - 4.1 
Users -  3751




 'Flightradar24 Free' shows airplane traffic around the world in real time!
This FREE version of the most popular flight-tracking app turns your phone or tablet into an air traffic radar and lets you see airplane traffic around the world in real-time. Flightradar24 is, or has been the number one travel app in more than 50 countries including Germany, France, United Kingdom, Japan, and Australia. We are frequently featured in the media and recent media mentions include Bild (Germany), Le Monde (France), and CNN (US).


Flightradar24 Free features include:
* Planes moving in real-time
* Airline and callsign information for individual planes
Do you want more features? Buy Flightradar24 Pro and get:
* Comprehensive information for each individual plane, including route, speed, altitude and more
* Augmented reality view – identify the planes flying overhead by simply pointing your phone’s camera to the sky
* Easy to search for a specific flight
* Filter by airline, altitude, speed and more
* Emergency squawk sush notification alerts
* Flight trails and callsigns directly on map
* See airline logos in connection with the aircraft
* Banner free


Rating - 4.6 
User -  35,263


Skyscanner is another android app for finding cheap flights. It can compare over 1000 budget and scheduled airlines and more than 1,000,000 routes around the world. You can buy air tickets air tickets direct from airlines or travel agents and get the best deals.


Rating - 4.4 
Users -  3,345



Heapmunk helps you find both flights and hotels for your trip. It sorts the flights based on the time you have to spend on the flight and how many stops you have to make. Hotels are shown on the maps so that you can understand the locations of the hotels. You can also turn on heatmaps that will show you the best areas to stay based on unique interests like food, landmarks, nightlife and more.


Ratings 4.1  
Users - 4,833


This app will help you find the best deals in hotels and rental cars . You can book the best deals among over 200000 hotels . You can find hotels around your location, Filter by hotel star level, price, amenity, or neighborhood, shows hotel photos, descriptions, and real guest reviews, Name Your Own Price and save up to 60%.



8)       Hotel Tonight
Rating - 4.3 
Users - 5,855

This app brings the best hotel deals US , Canada London, Liverpool, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Amsterdam . Makers of this app constantly visit hotels and update their database to get the best hotels deals.


Rating -    4.6 
Users -  394,273


This app is a community of drivers . This app shows you the best routes based on past experience of other drivers of the commulity. It updates the route information even when you simply drive over a street based on your experience on that route. You can also actively report accidents, hazards, police and other events you see on the road, and get road alerts coming up on your route too. This app can also find the cheapest gas station along your route with community-shared gas prices.


10)       Google Translate 
Ratings - 4.6 
Users - 321,263


This is a must have app if you are visiting a foreign country where you don’t  know the local language. This app can translate spoken language and signboards. You can take pictures of signboards and it will translate the text . Communicate with another person using speech-to-speech translation in Conversation Mode (ALPHA, 14 languages) .

11)       MapDroyd  
Ratings 4.0 
Users -   6,743


MapDroyd, is a very useful app to explore maps for the whole world and search for addresses and places It can track your current location on a scalable vector map. Other than tiled maps you can rotate your map view in any direction and also change the perspective from a flat 2D map to a 3D perspective view. You can also pick from different map styles without downloading new map data.

Ratings - 88,658  
Users - 4.1



It is popular GPS navigation android app. It uses TomTom maps for navigation which are very accurate. It can work with GPS only even when you are offline. It has  voice- guided navigation feature. Some other great features are spoken street names, waypoint for places, dynamic lane guidance, speed limit display and speed camera notification.


Ratings - 4.4 
Users -  91


A very handy app for people like me who tend to forget packing important stuff. This app has several built in  checklist for different occasions and destinations. You can also edit the list of items and add new items to the list.



Ratings - 4.6  
Users -  401,525

This is a very popular app to get you best gas deals in an unknown place. This app provides you a very accurate information on where to find cheapest gas. It can find cheapest gas near you and find cheapest gas by city/zip/postal code.



Ratings 4.5 
Users -  67,679

This is another great app to find deals , events and gas price deals around you. You can search over 18 million businesses by typing, speaking, or browsing popular categories including movie theaters, hotels, mechanics, dentists, and more.



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Top 10 exciting racing games for Android

Posted by Rajib Kundu On Wednesday, September 12, 2012 0 comments
Racing games are the most popular game among gamers. It is not surprising that Android developers will also  release android versions of their top car racing games. You can spend hours playing these racing games  alone or challenge your friends. These Android racing games are sleek and most of them has great 3D graphics. Here is a list of 20 most popular Android racing games.

Raging Thunder 2 - FREE  - This game has 4.4 rating with 132,682 user reviews. It is a 3D multiplayer,cross platfom racing game. It runs through abandoned temples, tropical beaches, snow-covered mountains























Drag Racing : This game has 4.5 rating among 350,880 user  reviews . This game has 50+ car models like Nissan Skyline R34, a 69' Mustang, or a brand new BMW M3. this is a 3D multiplayer game . You can speed up your cars with nitrous oxide mode, adjust gear ratio, race in a team with your friends, discuss  strategies with team matesand lot more.

GT Racing: Motor Academy Free+  - This game has 4.7 rating among 159,109 user  reviews . You can download and  start playing this game for free and then buy and upgrade car model  as and when needed. This game has 26 manufacturers and 111 licensed cars to buy, drive and upgrade including the Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, top of the line Ferrari models and even the Ford Model T.



Road Warrior: This game has 4.8 rating among 36,481 user  reviews . This is a multiplayer combat racing game. You have to race and shoot other cars to blow them up.You have to execute flips and stunts in order to gain game coins. Multiple car options from sedans to massive monster trucks and GT racing cars!


Racing Moto  This game has 4.5 rating among 221,472 user reviews. Control your moto with incredible fast speed during traffic rush time! Also enjoy beautiful view during the journey - desert, city, bridge, sea and forest! You can control your bike by tilting the screen and accelerate by typing your screen.


Crazy Racing 3D  This game has 4.6 rating among 25,085 user reviews . Shake your phone to drive the crazy Car. Shoot at other cars using missile to win the race.It's a simple but crazy racing games.


Drag Racing: Bike Edition  This game has 4.4 rating among 59,706 user reviews. This game has 17 extremely fast bike models.You can challenge other players in race, your name will be displayed in global leader boards after winning races. You can share your best wins in Facebook and twitter.


Drag racing Bike Edition


SpeedCar  This game has 4.4 rating among 68,513 user reviews. This is a 3-D racing game,you can control this game with just one finger, tilt your phone to change direction, tap your screen to accelerate.

  
SpeedMoto  This game has 4.5 rating among 71,219 user reviews. SpeedMoto is a 3d moto racing game with simple control and ecellent graphic effect.Just swap your phone to control moto direction.
Tap the screen to accelerate the moto. In this game you can ride the motorcycle shuttle in outskirts, forest, snow mountain,bridge. 
    


Moto X Mayhem Free  This game has 4.4 rating among 43,356 user reviews. Race, jump, and crash your way through a variety of treacherous terrain in the best mobile bike game. This game use accelerometer technology to balance as you climb and fly over huge jumps.




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imo instant messenger :

Posted by Rajib Kundu On Monday, August 6, 2012 0 comments
imo instant messenger is a android chat client which lets you chat on most popular chat platforms like  AIM/ICQ, Jabber, Facebook, Google Talk, MSN, MySpace, Skype, and Yahoo. you can log in to all thse chating system at once. Once you log in with an account it remembers your login information and log you in automatically next time. You can send voice chat, videos and files through this app. All chat logs are saved into IMO server.

imo messenger is free and doesn't use your sms or minutes. You do need internet access, over wifi or a data plan (3G preferred but works well on Edge also).
Features:
• Super fast and reliable messaging (much faster than SMS)
• Clean, simple and easy to use interface
• No need to create an account with imo
• Link all your existing IM accounts for easy login
• Very efficient on battery and network resources
• High quality voice calls
• Voice IMs (fast voice messages) turn your phone into a walkie-talkie
• Group messaging (super simple creation: add as many friends as you want to a group from any protocol and start chatting)
• Group photo sharing (share pictures with a whole group)
• Multimedia attachments - audio, video, files
• Chat history with lightning fast letter-by-letter search
• Concurrent sessions on different devices and the web at https://imo.im (messages automatically sync and alert in a smart way)










You can download this app from Google play store .

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Funny Status for Facebook LITE

Posted by Rajib Kundu On Sunday, August 5, 2012 0 comments
Funny Status for Facebook LITE is a free android app for posting funny status message to facebook. consider these situations
A ) Sometimes you run into the situation that, you want to post something funny or very impressive as Facebook status message. but cannot think of some great status message on your own.
B) You always think that if you create post a lot of impressive status messages like your friends.
C) You are trying to impress someone with a great birthday message, but all you can think of is the regular "happy birthday. Have a blast" type of message.

Wouldn't it be great if there was an app, which already has a great database of ready-made funny status messages and call you have two do is to find the appropriate one and Post it from your phone to Facebook.Funny Status for Facebook LITE does just that. With this android app, you can choose funny and
impressive status messages from a list of thousands of prewritten status messages.

consider some of the status messages like "remember when you thought you'd have it all together by the time you add the age you are now?LOL"
or
"they keep saying the right person will come along, I think mine got hit by a truck."
Your friends will really have a good time reading this funny messages on your Facebook wall. apart from the ready-made text messages there are others status message  tools available in this app, like.

Backward text tool - with this tool you will have to write any message of your choice and completely reverse of that message anything generated by the tool, and you can directly pose the reverse message to your Facebook.
Circle text tool - this tool puts a circle around every letter that you type into it and post to Facebook status message when you tap "post" button.
Flip Text - this tool tips to text upside down before posting to Facebook.
Haxor Transkator-  This this tool generates hex equivalent of any text that you type into it.
there are many other cool tools for generating Facebook status messages in this app and the number of tools are increasing day by day.

★★★ Features: ★★★
✔ This app does really have a huge database of 10,000 Categorized Funny Status Updates. That you can post directly to your profile. You can even edit the messages before posting them.
✔ the database gets updated with new status messages as frequently as everyday.
✔ many text tools to generate custom funny status message
✔ On This Day – Post what happened on this day in history!
✔ Featured Articles: Facebook Secrets & Easter Eggs, Chat Emoticons, FB Statistics, Guide to Finding Friends on FB, How to Score A Date on FB, Worst FB Statuses of All Time.


 

 

 



You can download this app from Google Play Store
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UberSocial for Twitter

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UberSocial is one of the best-known  Twitter app available in the Google Play market. This android app lets you check twitter updates with or without having a twitter account. The main advantage of using this app is that you can follow tweets from great personalities and celebrities very easily.
This app displays a list of famous  person's Twitter accounts separated in different categories.when you select a category it will display the name of the twitterers belonging to that category in left scroll pane and when you tap on any tweeterer name, it will display the tweets from that Twitter on the right side.You can and any greater to your favorites list and check updates from that person .you can also create a list of your most favorite tweeterer and call them "inner circle". Tweets from inner circle are most frequently updated so that you never miss them.

This app has a very nice feature that if you think if you're getting too much twits on a particular topic, you can we mute that topic or the user for a certain period of time. This app is also very useful to those person who has multiple Twitter account. You can change the look of the app by applying different themes into it. by connecting Facebook and Gchat into this android app you can directly post your favourite tweets to Facebook and Gchat .This app can open links to different  media like images and video from within the app, so you can check the links without leaving the app.
Another funny feature of this app is you can do is shake the phone to refresh the feeds.This app also supports services like Tweet, ReTweet, Direct Message, @Mention, lists,twitpic, mypict.me, yfrog, pic.gd, tweetphoto.com, lockerz, flickr, mobypicture, twitvid, twitgoo, twitsnap, imgur, instagram .
 

 



You can download this app from Google play store .


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BLOOD & GLORY : Action games for android

Posted by Rajib Kundu On Saturday, August 4, 2012 0 comments
BLOOD & GLORY is a free action game for android. This is a battle arena type game where you have to battle with gladiators to win the tournament.  You can use special attacks against your opponents to defeat them. This game has great 3D graphics. To earn special attacks you have to buy them with real money. And of course you can not win the final championship without buying those special attacks. But even if you dont want to spend money , this game is quite good.
It takes 140Mb of internal memory and high end devices like Samsung Galaxy S3 or HTC EVO 3D.
Blood and Glory Abdroid game


 



















You can download this game from Google play market 
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TweetCaster for Twitter

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TweetCaster for Twitter is one of the best twitter client for android. It has a special feature called search party which helps you find your tweets on your favorite topics very easily. It is very fast , free and lightweight twitter client . Millions of users use this app to tweet their status. It runs on both phone and Tab.

with this app you can add and manage multiple Twitter accounts very easily. Each Twitter account can be opened in separate tabs on a scale in.search feature is great, you can search by topic or search by Twitter names or by Location.this app lets you Post to  both Facebook and Twitter. 

The ZIP feature lets you mute annoying hashtags or people from your feed.you can also edit your images and add great effects using this app. This app lets you add link from the tweet to pocket , instantapaper or Readability for later reading.

The "readability" mode restructures the view according to the size of your device, this is really great feature . This feature lets both owners of large sized tabs and small sized mobile phones read the twitter without difficulty.

For those who love to make longer tweets, TweetCaster android app can support Twitlonger to create tweets longer than 140 characters. When you create any posts longer than 140 letters , this app will automatically ask if you want to post with Twitlonger . You can schedule your posts to get posted at a particular date and time or can just save the tweets as draft. This app displays the tweets as push message notification on the top of the screen so that you never miss any important tweet. You can retweet with or without adding your comments to the original tweet. You can also add tweets by speaking instead of typing.

The "Treads" feature lists the hottest twitter keywords or twitters that are being Favorited by most users. The "Nearby" feature lets you read tweets from people nearby your geographic location. The "smartlist" feature lets you create lists of people whom you follow. You can create list of people consisting of who you already follow or add new people to the list.

This app has a great list of "who to follow" , separated into different categories like "Recomended for you",  "women", "news", "Television", "politician", "music" and lot more .

Overall this is a great addictive app for Twitter addicts.



            








You can download this app from Google play store .
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Expense Manager : Expense tracker

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Expense Manager is an very simple , free , easy to use android app to track your expenses and incomes. You can create multiple accounts , take picture of rceipts, create income category, payer, payment methods. Add check no and description, even auto fill to populate the fields with default values.


Features:
You can track expenses and incomes by week , month and year and category. It can display total expenses and incomes based on category , month and week. Maintaining multiple accounts with multiple currencies are easy. Recurring payments can be scheduled and works as payment reminder. You can also take pictures of the receipts and save them.
It helps a lot in setting up the budget. Creating backups through  cloud and SD card are possible with this app. It can create nice charts based on the expenses and incomes.



Takes about 1Mb space after moving to SD card, though it may vary with devices.

  

 
      

   
You can download this app from this link .
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