Android’s Market is a favourite destination for FOSS developers. take advantage of it. Here are the top 5 free apps for improving your phone’s productivity
1) Advanced Task Killer
ATK is a tool that really should come preinstalled with Android. It lets you close background applications (that you didn’t even know were on) to free up RAM. Basically it will help your device work a little faster.
2) Astro File Manager
Astro File Manager lets you surf the file system like windows, take data backups, transfer securely over Bluetooth, files previews-makes data-management a breeze.
3) Opera Mini
By rerouting data over its own servers, Opera uses 10 to 25 per cent of the data of the default browser, making surfing both cheaper and faster.
4) Ebuddy IM/Meebo
These two apps are similar to Miranda for the PC. They consolidate all your messaging services – a one-stop communication destination.
5) Handy Calc/RealCalc
Anyone doing some number crunching will know how inadequate the built-in calculator is. Getting a real scientific/financial calculator is a must, and with unit and currency conversions, HandyCalc is a good bet.