Google had recently announced the number of Android related applications that has been downloaded from the android market. The number is a whooping 3 billion applications. This shows just how many Android users there is in the world and how the application makers are corresponding to their demands of innovative and creative application for their Android phone. The number would definitely move up to a higher level however with the increase of Android users and their seemingly never-ending demand on new applications.
There are sites like Androinica.com that reviews new and updated applications each week in the Android Market. The theme for the review is different every week because there is simply too many applications to review in the Android Market. There are some really great application that is being reviewed this week about mobile banking and file syncing along with printing from your phone. These extended features of your Android phone are some really great application to take closer look at.
A new game app in android called Geocaching is going to rock your world. In this game you can leave hidden treasures in places you want and let other people with the same application installed to try to find it. You are required to leave clues and GPS coordinates to help people finding your hidden treasure. The game’s popularity is increasing rapidly among many people who like adventure. You can get a group of friends or club together and play this game inside the city or even in the wilderness. The environment difficulty level is entirely up to you as you can set your own stage and clue difficulty levels. This game is brought to your Android phone by Garmin OpenCaching. The company designed the game to display a map with some points as clues as to where the cache is hidden. You can tap a map point to open another page that will inform you of the clues needed to discover the hidden treasure. It is a really great application for those of you who like outdoor activity and adventure.
Another new application for your Android phone as an alternative for Google’s CloudPrint, Hewlett Packard had joined the competition with its new HP ePrint service. By using this service you can take pictures or select some from a gallery or any other image data container you Android phone or other data source can come up with and remotely print them on your house or office printer or even to any other public printer nearby. With this service, you can go to just about anyone who would be willing to let you print on their printer and print away.
While the Bank of America is the only bank that offers an official application for the Android back in 2008, the rapid growth of Android phone for the last couple of years had made many other banks to have official application service to your Android. The BB&T had also join the game now with their new official application service for Android that offers you with services like balance viewer, bills payment, between accounts money transfer, and a very handy feature to locate the nearest BB&T ATMs or banks.