Popular Android and Java J2ME Mobile Apps

In my last article I discussed with you some of the Popular Symbian And Blackberry Mobile Apps. In this article I am going to tell you about some of the popular Android and J2ME Mobile apps.

Apps For Android

popular android apps

  1. Swype: It offers touchscreen keyboard to android users. What’s bit different about Swype is instead of pressing letters, you have to swipe your finger in a continuous motion over the letter you want to type. As per the app developers, this new method of typing allows you to type text 30 percent faster than the normal way. Interestingly, this apps was developed by Cliff Kushler the co-inventor of  T9 and Randy Marsden the developer of the onscreen keyboard included in Windows.
  2. Pulse: A very easy to use newsreader app. It offers you to select up to 60 sources to pull in news feed from different websites. Simply tap on the article to have clean and elegant view of news story. It offers many features like saving stories for later reading or sync them with Instapaper. You can also share stories on Facebook, Twitter or via Email in few easy taps.
  3. Vplayer: Like on PC everyone knows VLC player for playing most of all video formats same way on android its Vplayer. It plays almost all video formats that android don’t support by default. It supports DivX/Xvid, Flv, Rmvb, Avi, Mkv, Wmv, Mp4 and many more formats. It is a free app and requires minimum space of 5Mb and Android 2.0 or higher.
  4. Google Voice: With this app you are provided with a Google number, which you can use to make cheap international calls, receive incoming calls & voice mails and send text messages showing your Google number, helps in keeping your real number a secret. It also allows users to read transcripts. It is a free app which requires minimum free space of 1.5Mb and android 1.6 or higher.
  5. imo.im: You can chat with all your friends from this one single app. Like all other apps you don’t need to create any imo account. You can simply login to your IM accounts. It supports chat for Facebook, Skype, Google Talk, MSN, ICQ/AIM, Yahoo, Jabber and Myspace. It also allows you to send voice IMs, send multimedia attachments and save chat history to imo.im.

Apps For J2ME

popular java apps

  1. Snaptu: This tiny app let you access Facebook, Picasa, Live score, Pub reviews, Movie  reviews, RSS reader, Journey planner and lot more services. You can add more functionality by adding applets.
  2. eBuddy: This app let you have chat with all your buddies from Facebook, MSN, Yahoo!, Orkut, Google Talk, AIM, ICQ and myspace. The best of feature of this app is it supports multiple protocols.
  3. Wattpad: Wattapad is the most popular ebook community. This app let you read ebooks, connect with other readers and contributors. You can access more than 17.000 ebooks from Project Guternberg. You can also request stories that are not available from community to upload it.
  4. Litefeeds: It is a fully featured RSS feed reader. It allows you to scan feeds, view full images and clip items. You can also email interesting stuff to your friends with this app. To reduce the data usage the feeds are compressed and offers most of the options only when you need it.

With this apps you can make most out of your Android and J2me phone.

5 Useful Apps for Java Mobile Phones

We have shared with you lots of apps for Android phones, iPhone, BlackBerry and iPad because there are majority of geeks who prefer to use these smartphones but there are people who use Java mobile phones and thus I thought of sharing useful Java application which are worth installing.

Opera browser:

If you are looking for web browser app for your java mobile then Opera browser is one which can give you full web browsing experience. The installation is quick and easy, the navigation is good and it can be easily synced with desktop Opera. Opera is considered as the most recommended web browser for mobile phones.

Opera-Mini

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Google Maps:

Google maps is another important app for your mobile which is free to download. You can use it the same way as you use Google maps on your system. It gives you directions, distance, roads, pinpoint locations etc. So if you love to travel around places then Google maps is must for your mobile.

Google maps

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Snaptu:

One of my favorite apps for mobile. You can enjoy Twitter, Facebook, Gmail, news, feeds and lots more. The layout is good, features are awesome and you can also play movies and YouTube with Snaptu so total fun too apart from work. The navigation is easy and user-friendly.

snaptu

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Majimobile:

If you love music and videos then Majimobile will play songs from your playlist in your mobile phone. It can create, edit and manage the playlist and you can play the playlist whenever you want. It also helps you to download lyrics and album covers. It is available for free as well as premium you can select according to your requirement.

Mojimob

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Cryptic Wallet:

Cryptic Wallet is a password manager app for your mobile phones. You can use it for 30 days trial and then if you like it you can renew the app. The best part about this app is that when you save all your important passwords like bank access code, credit card number, pin number etc, the data gets encrypted and even if your phone get stolen no one can decrypt that data.

CrypticWallet-Items

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If you are using Java mobile phone and use any useful app then do share with us.