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Make your Android life easier with these Apps to make your SGS cool

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25th August 2010, 09:52 PM   |  #1  
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Apps for PC to SGS Phone
This section are for highlight of cool PC Apps that makes the phone more useful & interesting

Android Manager via WiFi
Apk + PC Download: http://global.mobileaction.com/download/android.jsp
Tutorial Guide: http://global.mobileaction.com/tutorial/am/agent/
OMG! this app is sooooooooo good and easy to use, it beats Kies hands down!

You'll need to use this along with Android Manager to keep the phone from going to sleep mode
Screen On
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/gr.androiddev.ScreenOn

ADB for non Geeks
PC Download: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=683223

Android Notifier
Apk: http://code.google.com/p/android-notifier/
Android Notifier Desktop side install
PC Download: http://code.google.com/p/android-notifier-desktop/
This combo apps will let you see your phone ringing, an SMS being received, or the battery running low. The notifications can be sent over Wifi, Bluetooth, or (in the future) USB.

Kies Registry Patcher
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=835628
EXE: attached to the first post

Tutorials for cool stuffs

Create custom FlipFont

Step by step tutorial to install psx4droid

Self Unlock SGS tutorial

How to Sync everything through Outlook?

Cool unfinished developments to keep an eye on

Kwaak3 – Quake 3 Arena for Android
Project: http://code.google.com/p/kwaak3/

Run Android on your PC or Laptop
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=733632

Apps for SGS Phone
This section if for Apps highlight that are cool for our phones, think of it as a public bookmark

Simply Lockscreen
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=755741
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/org.firezenk.simplylock

Set Default Home Screen on your Galaxy S for TouchWiz default UI
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=758920
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.pedronveloso.samsunghsc

DynDNS for Android
Topic: http://l6n.org/android/
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/org.l6n.dyndns
Note: you'll need to already have a free account @ www.dyndns.com

Supertux 2
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=753526
Apk: in topic

SayMyName (Called ID read a loud)
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=750721
Apk: in topic

Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=750923
Apk: in topic

Boot Animations
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=744826

Super Mario Live Wallpaper
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=710647
Apk: in topic

VR Tunnel Live Wallpaper
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=746565
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.wallpaper.VRTunnelLite

Nexus Revamped Live Wallpaper
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.stea....nexusrevamped

The Matrix Live Wallpaper
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/simosoft...xlivewallpaper

Create your own Live Wallpaper with Ownskin
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=720655
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.ownskin.lwp

WakeVoice Alarm (you have to talk to your phone to shut it off)
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=743915
Apk: in topic

Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=728479
Apk: in topic

Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.technolatry.antennas

Antenna Widget
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.blog....antennawidget

Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.fede.launcher

Fancy Widget v1.3.0

Thunderbird AB Sync Free
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.roge...d.TBABsyncFree

Import Contacts
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/org.waxw...importcontacts

Contacts Clean-up
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/org.pete...ndroid.cleanup

Contact Analyzer 2
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.andrew.contactanalyzer2

Note Everything
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/de.softx...noteeverything
It's great if you still want to keep your PalmOS notes and Outlook Yellow sticky notes

ShootMe []
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.bw.picme.local

Flash Player 10.1 (Requires Froyo 2.2)
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.adobe.flashplayer

Dolphin Browser
Apk: http://www.dolphin-browser.com/
(extremely slow, not recommended, kept it here just for comparison sake)

Skyfire Browser
Apk: http://get.skyfire.com/dl_android.php
(very fast, full featured, works better than its WinMobile counter part)

Opera Browser
Apk: http://www.opera.com/mobile/download/
(okay speed with good quality picture, fast speed with medium/low quality picture)

AutoRotate Switch (On/Off)
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/kennethcheng.com.autorotate
Ever been annoyed the screen rotates to landscape mode or vice versa, when you just want to lie down and work on your phone, or simply read the morning news papers & emails?

APN on-off Widget
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/net.maicas.android.apnoo
Very handy to turn On/Off your GPRS/EDGE/3G/3.5G data connection

SwiFTP FTP Server
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/org.swiftp
with this installed you can easily upload/download files to your phone via a browser or FTP software on your PC/Mac

Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.ringdroid
create your own ringtones!

Rings Extended
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.angr...rings_extended
Easily pick your favourite tune for ring tones and system alerts music from anywhere on your SD card

SD Card Speed Tester
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/br.com.f...ardspeedtester

TrafficStats (Requires Froyo 2.2)
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.trafficstats
The app you have all been waiting for, it tells you precisely which app used how much data packets over 3.5G/3G/2G/G

Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/nEx.software.Apps.APKatcher
it lets you install Apps from your emails (very handy)

NoBars Battery Saver
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.tomdryer.nobars
Great app to save battery power, it's perfect for those that takes the subway a lot or go into areas with very bad reception

Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.soci...ile.flashlight
It's great app to check if your screen has any problem or not.

Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.aka.player
simple true vanilla player, does all the stuff the other music player do, plus a simple shot and click play the folders you choose, it also can download the lyrics of the song you are listening to, and set it as the default ring tone

World Time (by Mahesh Dixit)
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.mahesh.worldtime
If you travel a lot, this will be very handy as well; after testing out many of the "word time" apps, this one is by far the best

Quick Boot []
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.siri...ions.quickboot
lets you easily reboot, or go into Download Mode / Recovery Mode

No Lock
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/org.jraf.android.nolock
On/Off switch for the Lock Screen, this is the perfect app if you are tried of sweeping to unlock

AudioManager Widget
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.smar...ps.audiowidget
easily find out if your volume levels are set properly or not

Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.curv...dgets.apnonoff

AutoRotate OnOff
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.curv...utorotateonoff

AutoSync OnOff http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.curv....autosynconoff

Bluetooth OnOff
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.curv...bluetoothonoff

Brightness Level
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.curv...rightnesslevel

GPS OnOff []
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.curv...dgets.gpsonoff

SilentMode OnOff
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.curv...ilentmodeonoff

WiFi OnOff
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.curv...gets.wifionoff

MoveToSD (Requires Froyo 2.2)
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.curvefish.apps.movetosd
as the name says it's like app2sd, it moves it to the SD card and runs your app from the SD card

Airplane Mode Widget
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.guyw...airplanewidget

Antenna Widget
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.blog....antennawidget
shows the signal strength, carrier, and supported features of the tower

Attachment to SD
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.ndol....attachment2sd

Free Power Widget
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/at.abraxas.powerwidget.free

Android System Info
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.electricsheep.asi
the most detailed app to see and poke every little thing inside your phone

Mobile Signal Widget
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.empirical.widget.signal

EStrongs File Explorer
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.estrongs.android.pop
an easier to use File Manager for Android more windows user friendly, and it allows you to access windows network shares too!

Package Buddy
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.psyrus.packagebuddy
The best Free! parcel tracking utility for Android

Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/decibel/bz.bsb.decibel
great tool to check and measure noise level in the area

Apps Organizer
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/apps-org....appsorganizer
easily group the apps you use the most into folders and set a widget on the home screens

Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/org.lsartory.cachecleaner
does exactly as it says, simply and easily without any complicated software, just hit the button and presto!

Aditya Rescan Media Scanner On/Off []
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?p=7646738
Apk: in topic, first post

Gauge Battery Widget
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/net.huba...augebattwidget

Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/diskusag...roid.diskusage
very handy to see what is eating up all your disk space

Speedtest.net Speed Test
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/speedtes...roid.speedtest
the name sasys it all, the famouse online speed testing site at your finger tips

Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/mvideopl...t.mVideoPlayer
The best player for our phone, auto resize maintaining aspect ratio, subtittles support, and auto rotate, fast forward/back, and much more.

Circular battery Indicator with %
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?p=8639993
Apk: at the bottome of first post

Yahoo Messanger with video call
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=812548
Apk: at the bottom of first post

Tetris live wall paper
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...43#post8715243
Apk: at the bottom of first post

Winamp for Android
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/winamp/com.nullsoft.winamp
another player with option to "PLAY ALL" files in your SD card

Market History Manager
APK: http://www.appbrain.com/app/market-h...hi.android.mhm
cleans up the Android Market messy history

Fancy Widget
APK: http://www.appbrain.com/app/fancy-wi...es.fancywidget
with a fresh new look

TuneIn Radio
APK: http://www.appbrain.com/app/tunein-radio/tunein.player

GTunes Music Download
APK: http://www.appbrain.com/app/gtunes-m...roid.musicmate

Must Have Apps for SGS Phone!

Home Switcher
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/ymst.android.homeswitcher
(you will need this one if you set LauncherPro or any other launcher as default, if you ever want to connect back to KIES)

DroidWall []
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/droidwal...code.droidwall
a simple to use firewall for your phone

Alarm Clock PlusV2★
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.vp.alarmClockPlusDock
the best alarm app for Android, and it's fREE!

Task Manager
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/task-man...on.taskmanager
comes with a nice widget that shows the amount of tasks running like the stock TM for TWlauncher, very easy to use, nice interface, very customizable to kill all junk and free up 150 Mb!!!

Autorun Killer
Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?p=8162217
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.rs.autorun
similar to the paid Startup Manager, it lets you easily configure which apps should start up during the phone boot up

AdFree Android
Apk: http://www.androlib.com/android.appl...dfree-zxC.aspx
blocks all the ads, saving you bandwidth and data usage

SMS Time Fix
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.mattprecious.smsfix
set SMS to use your own phone time, instead of the weird time from the server

ClockSync []
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/ru.org.amip.ClockSync
some times the cell phone network operator gives the wrong time if you select the "Automatic" option in Settings > Date and Time
This utility is perfect to keep the phone time accurate without worrying random time changes when jumping from one operator to another operator, specially when you travel across several states.
i use it with this NTP Time Servers:
or simply use the top level

Titanium Backup []
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.kera...TitaniumBackup
A must have app!, you'll need it for backups as well as to Uninstall unwanted Broadware from stock ROMs and or software that you don't like anymore

AppBrain App Market
Apk: http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.apps...demonkeys.apps
This app is almost a must have, great for recoveries, switching ROMs, or simply a way to manage install/uninstall all the apps from the PC

Topic: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=833953
APK: attached to the first topic
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25th August 2010, 11:41 PM   |  #2  
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Two very nice finds, setting up Android Manager now.

Edit: Loads of nice finds...
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yeah i plan to keep adding more great apps as i find them in this topic.

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the wifi one is great, I have a 32gb sd card that has write issues when copying files via kies or usb transfer, but this way it works like a dream
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it's great for installing Apps not from Android Market, also to organize your contacts, files, etc.

Also take screen capture, and many many other things.
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AllGamer, hopefully soon the Elegant Steel theme will be able to work on the i9000(m)

That is probably one of the nicest themes I have ever seen.
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This thread should Be sticky.

Thanks for the info AllGamer.
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Oh yeah. The Oscar goes to this thread. Thanks man.

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