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7 must-have free Android apps

Last updated on: July 8, 2011 18:17 IST

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Gourav jain, Tech2Date.com

If I have to tell you the truth then one has to agree that Android operating system is revolutionising the mobile operating system and a number of applications in the Android market are available like how Apple revolutionised the way we look at iPhones and the applications in the iTunes store.

Discussed here are seven best, preferred and most wanted free Android applications.

Courtesy: Tech2Date.com 

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1. Opera Mini

This is the best Android mobile browser with lighting fast and smart mobile browsing. This application is worth downloading on your Android mobile phone, to experience the best mobile browsing and is free to use.

This is one of the most frequently downloaded mobile applications as well.

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2. Task Manager

This is one of the best Android applications that allow you to manage various tasks in your Android mobile phone like phone information, SD card, tasks to do, and other tasks at a single place.

This works like the one in your PC, giving you the accessibility to terminate the applications that are not working and slowing down the performance of your phone.

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3. WordPress for Android

WordPress is a blogging platform and if you are a blogger using Wordpress as your blogging platform, then this application will allow you to take blogging along with yourself.

This application will allow you to write new posts, edit them and manage comments.

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4. Phonebook 2.0

This Android application was developed by Voxmobili that combined all social networking and instant messaging all at once. This can keep all your contacts secured and notify the users who are online using centralised communication system technology.

This also provides contextual information, mobile social networking, contact groups, sync and backup, event logs and completely customizable.

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5. Tweet Deck

Tweet Deck is one of the most wonderful applications that you will feel that any other application being as good as this thereafter. This is one of the applications that allows all social networking like Facebook, Twitter, Google Buzz and much more.

Using this, one can retweet, track comments, it has foursquare fluent that can check your location and venue maps, customise sound and light.

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6. Foursquare

This will let you explore your city and learn about the places that you want to visit and learn about the places that you want to locate.

I still remember, Foursquare was the first application I installed when I got my first Android phone using my earnings from my weight watchers discounts and ediets.com coupon blog.

This have some awesome features like recording the places you visit, checking and interlinking your social networking site like Facebook and Twitter, with the option to add new places that are not in their database.

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7. Swype

This helps you to type text in one of the easiest and the fastest way possible on mobile screens. This allows typing performance using both your phone stylus motion and your fingertip.

It is possible to attain the maximum speed of 40 wpm using this application on your Android mobile phone.

This app works perfectly on anything that is Android built and the main advantage of using this application is that this is easy, fast, fingertip operation, auto operation and much more. The dictionary of this application is also strong with nearly 65,000 words+ and there are many more things to do.

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