Top 10 Google Android Apps

Thursday, September 04, 2008 | , , ,

What is Google Android ?

Android is a complete Software System Development Environment that allows you to access core mobile device functionality through standard API calls.

This link tell us all about Google android...

This java-based apps received a $275,000 award each from Android Project.
And you may use this apps free of charge.

1. cab4me

Konrad Huebner, Henning Boeger

Ever been looking for a cab? cab4me is the answer. Anywhere. Anytime.
cab4me enables you to easily call a cab to any location worldwide. You do not need to know the number of the local cab company. You do not need to enter or even know the address you want to be picked up at. You do not need to place a call. With cab4me you can order a cab to your current location with a single click.

2. CompareEverywhere

Jeffrey Sharkey

Shop smarter using your phone. Compare prices, read reviews, and connect with local stores.
Scan a barcode to instantly check if that "sale price" really is a good deal. Read reviews to find out if those hiking boots will last a lifetime, or fall apart next month. Keep track of shopping lists, wish lists, and more.

3. Ecorio

Jeff Kao, Gary Pong, Robert Lam, Taneem Talukdar

Ecorio automatically tracks your mobile carbon footprint, suggests transit and carpooling alternatives and lets you stay carbon neutral by offsetting your trips easily.
Ecorio allows the user to accurately calculate their travel carbon footprint. Given awareness of their travel carbon footprint, the user can take action in three ways: Reduce, Inspire, and Offset. The Reduce section of the application suggests carpooling and public transit alternatives for the trips the user has taken or is planning in the future. The Inspire section lets users share tips or stories on steps they have taken to reduce their own energy consumption. The Offset section allows users to invest in carbon reduction projects and offset their carbon footprint right over the phone.

4. GoCart

Rylan Barnes

Scan a product's barcode with your phone's camera and view all the best prices online and at nearby, local stores.
GoCart informs the shopper. It bridges the gap that exists between shopping online and shopping at the store. GoCart is your shopping cart on-the-go. Users can scan the barcode of any product using their phone’s built-in camera. Once scanned, it will search for all the best prices on the internet and through the inventories of nearby, local stores. After scanning a product, users can also read online reviews or even create price alerts to help monitor price drops. Also, organize the products you've scanned into wish lists that can be shared with your friends on your social networking profile page.

5. Life360

Chris Hulls, Dilpreet Singh, Luis Carvalho, Phuong Nguyen, Steve Potell

From major natural disasters to little things like your child wandering away at the mall, there is a lot you might worry about. Life360 can help.
Life360 uses a multi-channel messaging system and neighborhood-centric social network to keep you up-to-date and in contact with your family and local community. Fire warning in your area? You’ll hear about it right away and can instantly let your entire family know you are safe. Dog ran off and you want to ask your neighbors for help? Post a request on the map that everyone nearby will see.

6. Locale

Carter Jernigan, Clare Bayley, Jasper Lin, Christina Wright

Locale is an advanced settings manager that automatically changes your phone's settings based on conditions, such as location.
Locale allows you to create Situations, which specify Conditions under which your Settings should change. For example, your At Work situation might notice when your location condition is 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, and triggers your ringer volume setting to vibrate. Locale is an innovative way to simplify your life.

7. PicSay

Eric Wijngaard

Easy to use image editor that enables you to quickly personalize your pictures and share them with friends or photo sites.
PicSay allows you to quickly add word balloons, titles, and props to the pictures you have taken with your mobile phone camera. Enhance them further with various color correction, highlighting, and distortion effects, and then easily share them with your friends and family via e-mail, your blog, or photo sharing sites on the web.

8. Softrace

Staffan Kjellberg, Thomas Kjellberg

Turn your workout into a thrilling race and challenge the world in real time.
With Softrace people around the world meet online to compete against each other in different physical activities. Races can take place in real time, just like traditional races. In addition, races may be constructed from already completed races allowing users to select their opponents and race on demand. Location varies, some races run along predefined tracks while others allow you to run anywhere in the world, in any direction. It is like a computer game, except that you are not controlling the player, you are the player.

9. TuneWiki

TuneWiki Inc.

TuneWiki Social Media Player, is an advanced player, featuring synchronized lyrics for audio or video, translation, music maps and a social network.
TuneWiki plays audio and video while displaying synchronized lyrics or translated lyrics. It allows for a music based Social Network where users share music information with friends and can sync and translate lyrics directly from their phone. TuneWiki displays music maps that show songs playing in the same GPS location and can navigate the map to any other location in the world to see what’s playing there. It also creates music charts that shows top songs in GPS location, or of any country or state. TuneWiki allows connectivity to Open-Social where users can share what they are playing in real time and allow friends to send feedback to the handset.

10. Wertago

Kelvin Cheung,Teresa Ko, Peter Ree, Robert Sarvis, Douglas Yeung

The mobile application nightlifers have been waiting for. Find the hottest parties in town and connect with friends and others all night long.
Wertago is the mobile application nightlifers have been waiting for—a single application that shows you up-to-the-second information about what venues are hot, helps you coordinate plans with all your friends, lets you share content and influence the social scene, and enables you to connect with socialites all across the city. Nightlife will never be the same!