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Best Android Applications

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In 2008, when T-Mobile launched very first Android powered handset (G1) it looked as a small revolution in world of apps and it really did a good business also. But past few months are going good for Google.Android Applications

Recently several new high profile Androids handsets like Motorola Droid, HTC Hero and Motorola Cliq had changed the whole scene. It made the initial stream of apps into a flowing river. Now there are over 10,000 apps and counting, as Google’s Android Marketplace presents applications almost about everything. Something that really makes difficult for us that what we choose.

As every body haves his own choice and favorite applications differs from person to person, keeping that thing in mind, I made the categories of different favorite applications so that the new users can get an initial guide to get more from their phones.

These categories are:

Norad Santa Tracker 2009

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Merry Christmas! Santa Claus is on its way, coming to town! Want to know how long until he arrives?

In order to track where Santa is right now, check out the following.

Track Santa On Google Earth

No need to stay awake the whole night to see when Santa will visit you, you can now see Santa flying around a virtual representation of the planet. All you need to do is,  download Google Earth, then go to NORAD Santa Track 3D Page to download a file that will let you watch him flying within the program.

Once installed, you will automatically be taken to his latest location, enabling you to see his future destinations and where he has already been.

Merry Christmas!

Top 100 Free iPhone Applications

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Here is a list of the top 100 free applications available in the iTunes App Store. The top 100 have been decided by looking at the number of downloads by all iPhone users in the United States.

1. Finger Physics

2. Runway

3. Mad Libs Lite

4. Traffic Rush

5. iFarm by PlayMesh

6. Twilight: The Movie Game

7. Unblock Me

8. Facebook

9. Cows In Space

10. Convert Units for Free

11. Pandora Radio

12. Ramp Champ

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60 Free Desktop Applications

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Keeping the spirit of Thanksgiving alive, we would like to thank all the brilliant developers for designing some extremely useful applications, that we use everyday .

Thus whether you are in a mood for celebration or not, here is a list of the top web applications, that are no doubt, a feast for our computers!

60 Best, Free Desktop Applications, Web Applications, and Tools

1. Firefox

2. VLC

3. CCleaner

4. Dropbox

5. 7-Zip

6. OpenOffice.org

7. Google Chrome

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Ancient Rome 3D Layer For Google Earth Contains 6,700 Buildings

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My first impressions were WOW! as Google announced the launch of a it’s new 3D layer for Google Earth. By far it is one the most extensive collection of three-dimensional buildings at on GE location. The model depicts Rome in the year 320 AD – at the peak of its development with over a million inhabitants.  At this time it was the largest metropolis in the world and it wasn’t until Victorian London, 1500 years later, that another urban city surpassed Rome.  Because of its size and importance, Rome may be one of the most-studied cities in history.

Google said that it is part of it’s continued effort to make exploration and learning about Ancient Rome both easy and fun. By loading this new layer in Google Earth, ” students, teachers, tourists and historians can:

  • View a virtual representation of the city in 320 AD at the height of its development as the capital of the Roman Empire.
  • Fly around the city using Google Earth’s unique navigation. >
  • Explore more than 6700 historic buildings.
  • Zoom in to discover the detailed interiors of eleven ancient structures including the Colosseum.
  • Learn about Ancient Rome through information bubbles written by expert historians.

Ancient Rome 3D is one of the most extensive collections of three-dimensional buildings – and the first ancient city – to be found on Google Earth. Within the Ancient Rome 3D layer users can visit the Roman Forum, stand in the centre of the Colosseum, trace the footsteps of the gladiators in the Ludus Magnus, stand on the Rostra, swoop over the Basilica Julia, fly under The Arch of Constantine or even examine the detail on the facade of the Basilica of Maxentius.”  The Press Release By Google Stated.

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