Even if we can consider the Android Market a little behind the iPhone App Store, judging in terms of quality and diversity, the extremely tight integration of the Android operating systems with the existing Google products, gives the impression that there is still something to be said. If you are looking for a change and need reasons of why Android could offer more than iPhone, here are 6 free Android applications that will make you drop your iPhone.
One of the leading customization available apps, the OpenHome has the function of replacing the default home screen and gives you the opportunity to load custom skins, packs, fonts and many others available for free on the market.
Due to its main function – to transcript any voice mail into a text message, this application will make listening your voice mail as pleasant as reading. You will keep your existing mobile number, but your missed calls will generate a Google number that can be accessed in your email or directly in your application. You will not waste anymore mobile minutes, as you can only access visually your message. This integrated application is a welcomed compliment to arsenal of communication tools.
An Nintendo emulator designed especially for Android smart phones, the NESoid will surprise you for sure. The application is a software that reads ROM files and using this fun application will surely take you back on the times you were trying to fight with a monster, having a sword in your hands.
If you are interested in investments, here is an unique mobile platform for those that want to keep a close eye on stock portfolio. The Android application provides synchronized portfolio, real-time quotes and is able to transfer precise data on your smart phone.
Another creation of Google Labs, the Google Listen eliminates the need to download podcasts.
The application allows you to search and subscribe to podcasts all across the web, so if you have forgotten to download your preferred episode just search using Google Listen and the episode will be streamed directly from the source.
Gmail and Google Calendar.
These two applications will complete your suite of computing productivity tools. The correlated connection between Android smart phone and your Google account will reflect immediately all changes you made in one of them.