Lifestyle, Travel, Shopping
Unofficial Amazon Buzz
Buzz shows you Amazon’s hottest bargains of the day and bookmark them to buy later.
From virtual browsing to price comparisons to transactions, it’s pretty flawless and puts me just a few taps away from buying practically anything, anytime.
From the makers of Google Wallet, card.io turns your phone into a credit card machine. Just nap a photo of a credit card on your smartphone to scan, and it’ll process immediately. Each charge costs 3.5 percent, plus 30 cents per transaction.
ESPN Score Center
ESPN’s allows you to check the game quickly for your favorite teams in more sports than most other apps. It can pull game data from baseball, basketball, American football, soccer, ice hockey, cricket, rugby, and many more.
It helps you navigate airport terminals, find the freshest airport food, and travel with greater confidence. It also has airport maps and checkpoint wait times.
The free app FxCamera adds filters and effects, like “toy” and fisheye lens, to enhance even modest pictures.
Google Goggles is an augmented reality experience that layers additional information from the digital world onto the physical world. Use the phone’s camera to take a snapshot of anything you don’t understand, and Google Goggles will give you more clues to help you understand what is in front of you, or why it’s important.
Google Offers for Android is the mobile companion to Google’s six-month-old daily deals site, which is still in beta.
This driving app uses your smartphone’s camera and GPS sensors to warn you of upcoming collisions. It’s innovative and actually works, but you still have to keep your eye on the road.
The Groupon Android app lets you not only snag deals, but cash them in, too, so you don’t have to print any paper vouchers or coupons.