Six Android apps you need now

With the holiday season fully underway, there’s a good chance many of you are planning to pick up a new Android phone or tablet. Heck, you might even be looking into one of these new “phablet” thingies that people are talking about. Whatever the case may be, if you’re rocking a new Android device, there’s no question you’re going to want to some killer apps to test its limits. Lucky for you, we’ve put together a list of some of the hottest ones.

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Amazon Cloud Drive Photos (free) Relatively new to the Android platform is the Amazon Cloud Drive Photos app, which links to your Amazon account and lets you store photos directly from your mobile device to the cloud. For existing users of Amazon Cloud Drive, it provides a more streamlined way of getting your photos from your mobile device to your cloud account. For new users, it provides a nice, simple way to free some storage space on your phone or tablet. While the relatively young app is far from perfect (it doesn’t let you rename files or move items between folders), it is easy to use, and it syncs to the cloud reliably. Plus, Amazon offers new users 5 GB of free storage space, which is reason enough to give it a try.

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giveaway / November 23, 2012 / Software
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