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Android apps of the day [July 5, 2012]
Posted By Ashraf On July 5, 2012 @ 12:01 AM In Android Apps of the Day | No Comments
Android has over 450,000 apps. With so many apps out there, app discovery (aka finding new and useful apps) is extremely difficult. With our Android Apps of the Day  initiative, dotTech aims to change that. Everyday we post three apps, allowing our readers to discover new apps, daily. Enjoy! [Subscribe to our Android section to never miss an article: RSS Feed  | E-mail ]
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iFixit is a service that breaks apart devices, showing their internals and providing free repair manuals for repairing gadgets. iFixit: Repair Manual is the official iFixit app for Android; it brings those repair guides to your Android device. The app contains how-to guides for repairing thousands of gadgets; the guides are extremely easy to follow and very well detailed, with step-by-step directions accompanied with images. Supported gadgets include popular ones like iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy devices, Macbook Pro, XBox 360, and even cars like the Honda Accord; and thousands of others.
Take note currently iFixit: Repair Manual has issues with force closing on some devices. Hopefully the issue will be fixed soon.
Version discovered: v1.0.2
Requires: Android 2.2 and up
Download size: 3.2 MB
Amazing Spider-Man 3D Live WP is a live wallpaper of Spider Man from the new movie The Amazing Spider-Man. The wallpaper shows a headshot of Spider Man with New York City in the background. As you switch between homescreen pages, the view of Spider Man is automatically panned.
If you opt to make the in-app purchase of $0.99, Spider senses will tingle when you receive a new text, a new Gmail message, and Spider Man will be able to play random sound clips from the movie. Another $0.99 will get you a Spider Man ringtone.
Price: Free, $0.99
Version discovered: v1.03
Requires: Android 2.2 and up
Download size: 10 MB
Ever play Moron Test? Idiot Test is a similar game. You are prompted with challenge after challenge which you must pass; some challenges are very straightforward while other challenges try to trick you. As your progress from stage to stage you get a rating, such as ‘Almost Average’ based on how well you did.
Take note this app has extremely annoying aspects to it:
If you can handle the three points above, give Idiot Test a try.
Version discovered: v1.02
Requires: Android 1.6 and up
Download size: 298 KB
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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