Everyone using smartphones these days. The Android ecosystem is very cooperative and Google Play store has many great apps. It is not possible to use all apps available in the store. But we have selected some apps which are unique and useful for everyone. Here are the unique apps to try on your Android phone.
1. Sleep as Android
Smartphones changed our lifestyle by introducing different kinds of apps. In Android, you can even track your sleeping time and deep sleep hours with a simple app called Sleep As Android. Sleep As Android originally evolved as an alarm clock. Later the developers upgraded the app as a sleep tracking app.
It calculates and tracks how well you sleep during the night. By calculating the time it determines how much of your sleep was considered as deep sleep. The app listens to you in the night when you sleep and record you talking in the sleep, snoring sounds to measure your sleeping habits. It is also used as an alarm clock, it will wake you up gently at the best time in the morning with soothing and natural music, puzzle and captcha alarms. To use these awesome features you have to pay $2 or you can avail free trial period for two weeks.
2. SolMail – All-in-One email app
If your feeling complicated to maintain your all email accounts, install SolMail for Android. SolMail is new email client for Android to handle all your mail accounts in one place. Thanks to SolMail it differentiates email accounts by using different colors for email accounts.
Navigation style and colors resemblances Gmail so much. SolMail supports popular email services such as Gmail, Outlook, AOL, and Yahoo etc. You can set up any POP3 or IMAP accounts manually. The app supports Gmail’s swiping gestures, like swipe down to refresh and horizontal swipe to delete or archive it.
SolMail built with a file manager to easily view attachment previews, it saves a lot of time to users. Overall SolMail offers decent features to manage your multiple email accounts in one place.
3. WiFi Automatic
WiFi is a useful feature that drains your Android battery life for prolonged use. Sometimes we forget to turn off the WiFi when not in use, result your device battery will become low in within a half day. WiFi Auto-Off is a handy tool to turn of WiFi automatically in custom settings.
WiFi Auto-Off offers three features:
- Turn WiFi on when the device gets unlocked.
- Turn WiFi off when the screen is off for 10 minutes.
- Turn WiFi off when the phone is not connected to any network for 1 minute.
You can customize the time interval up to your choice. The app works in the background perfectly, you can see the WiFi turn on unlocking and will be turn off automatically after device lock.
4. Screen Controls (Beta)
Android has a ton of customization options. One of them is Screen Controls, it lets you set custom Brightness and Screen timeout settings for individual Android apps. When we start reading on apps like Flipboard, Pulse or Feed Readers with over brightness and screen timeout and suddenly phone locks.
You can overcome this situation by using Screen Timeout, the main app interface contains three tabs All Apps, Favourites and Running apps. Or you can search particular app by entering the name in the search box. After selecting the particular app set your preferred values for screen timeout and screen brightness by dragging the slider and save the settings. The Screen Controls is available for both free and paid version in Google Play Store.
Troubleshooting is common for everyone who owns a PC or Laptop. If your PC or Laptop totally crashes and you don’t have any Bootable media with you truly it is a nightmare. DriveDroid solves your problem. With DriveDroid, you don’t need to bother about Bootable media and can use the gadget you carry with you all the time: Your Android phone.
DriveDroid allows you to boot your PC from ISO/IMG files stored on your phone. This is ideal for trying Linux distributions or fixing a rescue system on the go. To install DriveDroid on your device the device must be Rooted first. DriveDroid relies on the kernel of Android, in particular, the USB Mass Storage (UMS) feature. It allows your phone to act as a USB-drive and have a device (SDcard) or file (ISO/IMG) be used as the content for that emulated drive. The process is very easy to start and ends with fun. It is one of the best apps to turn your Android into a Linux booting machine. Follow below steps Boot Linux from your Android Phone using DriveDroid.
Podcasts are entertaining and some are used for educational purpose too. Podcasters are covering many fields and we have plenty of podcasts available in App and Play stores. To listen to them a good podcast player is required. In the App and Play stores, we have plenty of free podcasters available. Coming to Android, there are a number of Podcast players are available in the Android market. Over the past few years, podcast became very famous. Player FM is a new Podcast player and Auto downloaded for Android.
PlayerFM supports more than 300 topics to choose from. The User Interface is simple with a bold look. It has useful playback controls such as fast forwarding, previous, next and repeat. The app player is visible in Notification center and Lock screen Widget. Player FM allows import of OPML files. You can add channels to your own channel displayed as your Player FM user ID. By default, the app will download episodes only in Wifi mode. You can change Wifi to 3G/4G in settings.
CPU-Z is a popular hardware identifying tool for Windows, now it is available for Android. It easily shows the shows SoC name, architecture, clock speed for each core, Battery info, Sensors and much more of your Android device. The app is available in beta version, in case you encounter bugs you can send Information to the developer. Using CPU-Z you can exactly know the hardware specs of your Android device. It is a perfect app for developers who want to know complete hardware details of Android device.
8. EverythingMe Launcher
There are tons of Launchers available to change the look and feel of your Android Phone. Everything.me made a new entry into the market. Its all about tweaking your phone into smartest one. Type or say what’s on your mind, and the launcher will change the apps displayed so they’re relevant to your search. If you say reading all of your Reader apps will be displayed on the screen.
It has some unique features like fastest search, customizable gestures, prediction bar, smart folders and context feed.
9. Light Manager – LED Settings
The light manager is a notification customization app. The brilliant thing about Light Manager is that you can choose colors and other display options for almost anything on your Android phone. You can customize your default SMS system, social media notifications, Facebook and Twitter alerts, missed calls, email alerts, incoming calls, alarm, and reminders – almost anything you can think about. Another benefit of this app is that you don’t have to turn on the phone screen to see if you have a notification or not. This helps a lot in battery timings, something Android users so vehemently complain of.
What makes GoogleNowWallpaper app awesome? the app automatically changes wallpapers based on your current local time. But it is restricted the within the app. Download GoogleNowWallpapers app from Play Store to enjoy beautiful wallpapers on your Android. The app changes wallpapers based on time, day, dusk, dawn and night. It does not consume much battery despite being a live wallpaper. The app comes with built-in 11 wallpapers. The app comes in two variants normal and HD. For normal, the screen resolution is 960×800 and HD 1440×1280. If you are a Google-style lover, this app is for you.
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