Have a little Android tot running around who you expect to send off to preschool this fall? You might want to check out a few apps from EduKidsApps in the Google Play Store. With roughly a dozen titles to choose from, they make a great way to ease your child into the types of activities they will encounter at preschool.
Electronic Arts is celebrating this Father’s Day weekend by putting a number of their top Android titles on sale. With savings of up to 40% off their normal costs, it’s easy to justify dropping a couple of bucks on dad and sending him into the other room to play with his toys. And let’s face it, we all love Plants Vs. Zombies.
I recently learned of a new app in the Google Play Store designed for children that should please plenty of adults. It’s called Samo Coloring for Kids, it’s totally free to download and use, and it’s void of any in-app advertising. In other words, this is my new favorite app for young children.
Those of you looking for an Android-ready accessory to help you get in shape might want to swing by their local Verizon store. The carrier recently started offering the new Sony SmartWatch, a Bluetooth-powered device that keeps you connected to your messages, alerts, and more. This is ideal for runners, cyclists, and other active folks who appreciate a customize d experience that works with a number of apps and services.
Evernote tossed their hat in the ring of great food-related apps for Android yesterday, announcing Evernote Food. Tied directly into the larger Evernote experience, the app lets users snap photos of food, restaurants, and people, add notes, save locations, and more.
Should you take a bunch of pictures from a new place that everyone has to try, you can share the details across social networks and email. The location awareness can pull in exact coordinates or addresses and even point your buddies to the new hotspot. There are actually a ton of ways one might use Evernote Food, including documenting home cooking, saving receipts, and storing copies of recipes.
If you’re relatively new to Android and want to check out other great food-related apps, you’re in luck. Here’s a couple of our favorites from Google Play to get you moving in the right direction!
What apps are you using for keeping track of food, restaurants, or recipes?
So you’ve beaten all the levels in Angry Birds again and are looking for something to fill the down time. What game should check out next? I’ve been more than happy with MaxReality’s newest game, Rainbow Team, and I imagine you’d find it fun as well.
Looking to save a buck wherever possible? Who isn’t?! You might be interested in checking out CouponCabin, an app that recently made its way to the Google Play Store. Already popular on iOS, this new app combines coupons and savings across multiple areas. Get coupons for groceries, retail stores, gas stations, and more with this all-in-one app!
The popular cooking and recipe Android application from Allrecipes.com has recently been updated with a new barcode scanning feature. It’s now possible to scan a barcode on the side of your food items to add an item to your shopping list, keep track of what’s in the kitchen, or find related recipes. Find yourself in the grocery store, staring down a wonderful sale? Scan the back of the box and find out what sort of recipes you can create once you return home.
As some of you may recall, a few weeks back Google offered up a bunch of apps at 49¢ each. One of those apps that really caught my eye was Endomondo Pro. In a nutchell, Endomondo is an app that tracks your fitness, no matter what activity you are doing. Whether you’ re a walker, biker, runner or whatever this app will be invaluable to you.
Features include the ability to track your distance, duration, avg. speed, avg. pace, and calories. And, when done, what better way to share your successful workouts than with your Facebook friends! I love this nifty option as I can share with a click of the button or have it automatically done each time.