Android apps of the day [May 12, 2012]

Today’s Apps

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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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Apps for May 12, 2012

Mixed Wallpaper Pack

Looking for a new wallpaper? Mixed Wallpaper Pack is an app that contains dozens of wallpapers (of varying resolutions) for you to pick from. Once you find the wallpaper of your liking, you can set it as your wallpaper or save it to SD card. The best part is once you download and install Mixed Wallpaper Pack, you don’t need an active Internet connection to use it. The developer of Mixed Wallpaper Pack does not explicitly mention how many wallpapers the app contains; I stopped counting after thirty.

Price: Free

Version discovered: v1.1

Requires: Android 1.6 and up

Download size: 9.0 MB

Mixed Wallpaper Pack on Play Store

URL Shortener

Have the urge to shorten URLs from your Android device? URL Shortener is an app that allows users to shorten URLs using either,,,,,, or To use URL Shortener all you do is input the URL you want to shorten, hit a button, and it does the magic for you.

Price: Free

Version discovered: v1.2.0

Requires: Android 1.5 and up

Download size: 160 KB

URL Shortener on Play Store


Remember Run Like Hell!? Run Like Hell! YETI EDITION is a follow-up to the game; it has similar mechanics and similar game play but with different levels, different objectives, and a different story line.

Price: Free

Version discovered: v1.3.0

Requires: Android 2.1 and up

Download size: 19 MB

Run Like Hell! YETI EDITION 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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