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5 Android Apps worth checking out

Starting this week, a weekly app recommendation series will be posted in this blog. So try out these apps and let me knowhich app you liked and also help me find out other great apps in the comments below.
So here we go...


Digg Reader is simple, clean, and functional rss reader (news reader) app. Before adding rss feeds,  Digg requests you to sign in using Google+, Facebook or your Twitter account. By default it shows the top stories and after you have added a rss feed, it will pull out new information and articles from the feed. 

Adding new feeds is very simple and you can put them in new categories. It also has Instapaper/Pocket support for saving the article to future reading. Digg is a a good way to get the news you want when you want to read the posts. If you need something that is basic in order to access your favorite RSS feeds, the Digg Reader could be what you're looking for.

Download Digg from Google Play


All you night reader people, Darker is a nifty app for you. Darker can lower your screen brightness to extremely low levels, to help prevent eyestrain during the night. 


The built-in "color filter" can be used to adjust the color of your display, perfect for filtering out harsh white backgrounds during the night. It works similar to the f.lux app on windows.

So night
owls do try out this app.

Download Darker from Google Play

Degauss - Headset Control Center

Do you own a one button headset? Frustated by having to take out your phone from your pocket everytime you  want to skip the currently playing song or you want to listen the previous song?? Not anymore. Degauss lets you customize your headset button functionality to a whole new level. Not only can you customize what happens when you press the button, you can set actions for when you double-click, triple-click, quadruple-click, and, yes, quintuple-click it. It doesn't just control music playback, you can set certain button press action to handle calls, launch voice search, open specific apps or even read out the current time.

It can be used with Three button headsets too which will bring more fucntionality. 

It supports more than 50 music and media players so next time you plug in your headsets, it will automatically launch your favourite music/media app. 

So why not make your music experience more joyful.

Download Degauss from Google Play


Swapps is a a Unity inspired “pseudo launcher” for your Android device. It's similar to apps like Glovebox and HomeFlip. It offers a way of quickly accessing applications on your android device without returning to Home screen and switching to App drawer. 

It can be activated by swiping from the left hand side of the screen. The hotspot for launching Swapps can be changed easily from the application settings.  Mostly used apps can be starred so that are always displayed at the top of the apps list. You can also blacklist apps you don't want to be listed on the apps list. It works flawlessly on top of any applications and it will save you a lot of time. 

Download Swapps from Google Play

Bright Weather

Bright Weather is a neweather app from the developers of Beautiful Widgets. It shows different weather updates in three different screens. It's primary screen shows current temperature and a graph that displays the temperature in a 32-hour window. A right swipe to the next screen shows a more detailed information about the current condition. And another right swipe brings the final screen which shows a radar image of the current location along with moon phase and average high and low temperature stats.

There's also an option at the top of the primary screen for taking a picture of the current environment which includes weather info at the bottom. It will be useful for people who use instaweather app for uploading pictures of current place with weather info to Instagram.

Download Bright Weather from Google Play

Stay High on Android. Peace!!!


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