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5 Android Apps worth checking out

CloudMagic - Email App

An average person uses at least two e-mail addresses. So, an e-mail app which supports multiple e-mail accounts across different e-mail services would be very convenient. CloudMagic app supports more than 12 different e-mail services including Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo mail,, iCloud, etc.  But you are limited to adding only 5 accounts though (will be enough for most people) . You can search across all your mailboxes in one go. The app's UI is neat, very holo-ish. Additional features include setting reminders to follow up on starred emails. It also works offline.


Personally i am a huge fan of this app. Gone are those days when i had to use separate apps for Gmail and Yahoo accounts. Get open CloudMagic app and "Voila! i get all my emails in one box." 

If you are on a lookout for an e-mail app that supports multiple accounts, i highly recommend giving CloudMagic a try.

Download CloudMagic from Google Play


No matter which Android phone you own, simplest of tasks like sending a URL from my phone to my computer can be a real hassle. Pushbullet works like a bridge between your computer and your phone for transferring files, url links, notes, pictures, addresses, etc. It has an extension for chrome (Pushbullet for Chrome Link) which lets you push links to your phone from Google Chrome browser. You can send files, links, etc. to your friends by adding their email address. No more digging things out of Dropbox or emails.


It also has a very handy notification mirroring service that shows notifications on your phone in your computer in real time. Cool eh!

For example : You left your phone charging in some corner of your room and you are using your laptop. If you get a call or an sms, pushbullet will automatically  mirror that notification to your laptop so you know who's calling or read the sms from laptop.

It's one of my favorite app on my phone. Do try it out and let me know how it works out for you.

Download Pushbullet from Google Play

hello sms

hello sms for me is by far the most fluid, user-friendly and feature-packed third party messaging app for Android. The best thing about this app is its simplicity. It puts all your conversations in the left tab making jumping to another conversation only a tap away.  This means you don't have to go back, slide-out to the main menu and tap new conversation. You will only realise how tedious that extra step was until you compare this app with other messaging apps.

It has a night mode feature which will save your battery and eyes while texting at night. It has been my default messaging app for the last 3 months and i think i will stick to it for a long time.

Download hello sms from Google Play

Javelin Browser

Javelin Browser is a realtively new entry into a crowded place of Android browsers. It is purely focused to give you the best mobile experience of surfing the web. It packs a lot of useful features like one-handed gestures, built-in VPN, built-in Ad-block, incognito mode, etc. It also has a reading mode which removes unwanted distractions like ads, suggestions, pictures and fancy formatting leaving only resizeable text for you to read on. 


It was built on top of the open-sourced webkit-based Lightning browser so it renders quickly and scrolling is very smooth. It's Android 4.4 Kitkat optmized so that navigation buttons are either hidden or made translucent allowing for fullscreen usage on devices with on-screen navigation buttons like Nexus devices, LG G3, etc.

If you are looking for an alternative browser then try it out.

Download Javelin Browser from Google Play

Omni Notes

Omni Notes is an open-source note taking app which is similar to Google Keep in design. It's still in beta so expect more features and fixes soon. It has a KitKat ready interface which allows transparent navigation bar and status bar. You can ad tags in the notes so that you can quickly access similar notes at once. It also has options for importing and exporting notes. You can password protect your notes so that others cannot view or modify your notes.

You can set reminders in notes and also search for keywords inside all your notes. You can attach recorded audio, video, files, images and sketches in your notes.

It's Google Keep on Steriods. Do try it out.

Download Omni Notes from Google Play

Stay High on Android. Peace!!!


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