Android apps of the day [June 27, 2012]

Today’s Apps

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Apps for June 27, 2012

Ice Galaxy

Ice Galaxy is a live wallpaper that shows you the “cold part of the universe”. The wallpaper gives you a view of the stars in the universe with an overlaying blue and purple nebula. As part of the “live” in this wallpaper, the stars and nebula move around; when you swipe on your homescreen, the stars and nebula move around quicker.

The settings for Ice Galaxy allow you turn the stars on/off, turn animation motion on/off, and set the movement speed (which corresponds to battery usage or saving).

Ice Galaxy is one of four “Maxelus Galaxy Tetralogy” live wallpapers.

Price: Free

Version discovered: v1.9

Requires: Android 2.1 and up

Download size: 650 KB

Ice Galaxy on Play Store

Shadow Galaxy

Shadow Galaxy is a live wallpaper that shows you the universe “after impact of the galaxies remained lonely planet’s shadow”. The wallpaper gives you a view that includes stars, planets, and a greenish yellowish nebula like thingy-mo-bob. As part of the “live” in this wallpaper, the universe continually moves “towards” you.

The settings for Shadow Galaxy allow you turn the stars on/off, turn animation motion on/off, and set the movement speed (which corresponds to battery usage or saving).

Shadow Galaxy is one of four “Maxelus Galaxy Tetralogy” live wallpapers.

Price: Free

Version discovered: v1.6

Requires: Android 2.1 and up

Download size: 485 KB

Shadow Galaxy on Play Store

Inferno Galaxy

Inferno Galaxy is a live wallpaper that shows you the “burning corner of the universe”. The wallpaper gives you a view that includes stars, meteors, and a redish-orange nebula like thingy-mo-bob. As part of the “live” in this wallpaper, the meteors and nebula move around; when you swipe on your homescreen, the stars and nebula move around quicker.

The settings for Inferno Galaxy allow you turn the meteors on/off, turn animation motion on/off, and set the movement speed (which corresponds to battery usage or saving).

Inferno Galaxy is one of four “Maxelus Galaxy Tetralogy” live wallpapers.

Price: Free

Version discovered: v1.11

Requires: Android 2.1 and up

Download size: 726 KB

Inferno Galaxy on Play Store

Vortex Galaxy

Vortex Galaxy is a live wallpaper that shows you the “unknown part of the universe”. The wallpaper gives you a view that includes stars and a yellow-blue-red-orange-purple nebula like thingy-mo-bob. As part of the “live” in this wallpaper, the universe continually moves “towards” you.

The settings for Vortex Galaxy allow you turn the stars on/off, turn animation motion on/off, and set the movement speed (which corresponds to battery usage or saving).

Vortex Galaxy is one of four “Maxelus Galaxy Tetralogy” live wallpapers.

Price: Free

Version discovered: v1.8

Requires: Android 2.1 and up

Download size: 501 KB

Vortex Galaxy on Play Store

dotTechies: We have tested all the apps listed above. However, Android Apps of the Day articles are not intended as “reviews” but rather as “heads-up” to help you discover new apps. Always use your best judgement when downloading apps, such as trying trial/free versions before purchasing paid apps, if applicable.

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