31 The Most Common Ways to
Use Your Android Phone
Android has become one of the best mobile platform. Since its disruptive incarnation, which strained the relations between Steve Jobs and Larry Page, Android has evolved a lot and has surpassed the number of mobile applications as compared to iOS apps. Continual innovation and well-timed new flavours empowering Android capable mobile phones.
This post tries to summarize the most common ways to make the most of what Android phones/tablets offer.
Way 1: As music player
There is a wide range of music players available be it traditional Winamp to Google Music. For Indian music lovers, Saavan and Wynk apps are available that stream the latest Bollywood/Tollywood music.
Way 2: As an Alarm
The in-built Alarm Clock fulfill its purpose but Google Play offers you more impressive Alarm applications. Alarmy is quite unique. To shut its annoying alarm off you must take a photo of that location or solve a maths problem.
Way 3: As a GPS
Certainly GPS has been out-placed by smartphone. Almost all Android-based smartphones have in-built GPS feature. There is no shortage of GPS enabled apps at Google Play store. Google Maps offers many features like Live Traffic Updates and it has started supporting offline maps as well. You can store your maps on an external SD card as well.
Alternately you can try Sygic GPS Navigation & Maps.
Way 4: As a Compass
Almost every Andorid device comes with pre-installed Compass application. You don't need any data connection to use compass application. It is very handy while scouting in finding the North direction at the strangest places. In India, the main admirers of the compass app are Vastu Shastra Astrologers and property dealers or agents.
Compass 360 Pro has been the most popular application at Google Play. The application claims that it can provide magnetic and true North and take cares of the variations automatically.