Android

Software for Android Devices

AVG Anti-Virus – reliable & free safety solution for all your devices

Having problems with the never-ending virus threats on your smartphone and desktop? Looking for a free alternative, but at the same time an effective solution. So here it is, the AVG Anti-Virus free-edition for Android. The Android Market is growing at a fast-pace, and so is the risk threat to our devices. Google markets Android as an open-source environment, so there is not a very strict scrutiny when new apps are published by developers. This leads to Malware enetring the Android Marketplace.

Adobe Flex

How many times have you thought of developing an app, and seeing it in full glory on a particular device or platform? Well, if you have given it a thought, Adobe Flex is the tool for you. This particular software eases the process of developing apps that run seamlessly on the iOS, Android, and Blackberry Tablet OS platforms. The buck does not stop here, with Adobe Flex, developing applications for traditional browsers and desktops is also possible using the exactly the same programming model as for mobile ones.

Pumpkins vs. Monsters

Pumpkins vs. Monsters is a free Android game that will easily win your heart. Hailed by many as among the most addictive Android games ever released, it's certainly a game worth looking into. Developed by Runner Games Studios, this is the same team that has created other popular Android games like Doodle Dash, Tiny Robots and Alien Invasion just to name a few. For Pumpkins vs. Monsters, the game pits you against a hoard of monsters. Pretty much, your pumpkin garden and pumpking throwing skills is your best defense against keeping these monsters at bay.

Gun Bros

If you have an affinity for shooter games where you get to be the hero, shoot tons of bad guys and eventually save the day, Gun Bros is for you. The storyline isn't much, in fact, it's as predictable as can be. You're simply a gun toting special soldier who is bent on carrying your mission: "to protect the cosmos from the Tyrannical Oppressors of Life known as T.O.O.L." Armed with tons and tons of guns, you have to defend yourself against waves of enemies. They start off quite easy to kill but as you progress, you'll encounter bigger bad guys that'll test your skills. The game is offered absolutely free and plays on your iOs and Android devices beautifully.

Paper Toss

Paper Toss is one of those games that most people think is just absurd, I mean, how fun can it be to toss paper inside a wastebasket? I thought that too until I tried it. You see, once you try it there's a big chance you'll find yourself hooked and playing for hours. The gameplay is as simple as its title. You basically try and toss a piece of crumpled paper towards a waste basket. To make it a bit interesting though, the game offers different difficulty settings as well as random locations with their own special quirks. Developed by Backflip Studios, Paper Toss was initially just for iOS devices but later on was made available for Android as well.

Rhythm Racer 2 HD

What do you get when you cross Guitar Hero with a racing game? You get Rhythm Racer 2! This fun and exciting game is just what you need to inject some entertainment on your mundane free time. The game plays like Guitar Hero in that you have to keep the song playing by hitting powerups and without getting bumped off course. It combines speed with accuracy and great music to boot. The game is available for download on the App Store and works on the iPad, iPhone and iTouch. It was created by AvatarLabs and features a fast-paced gameplay as well as great graphics. Give the game a try. It should be worth the download.

Pew Pew

Hailed by many as one of the best shooter games available for free download on the App Store, Pew Pew has certainly lived up to its name ever since it was released. The game is a multidirectional shooter that's actually similar to Geometry Wars and another shooter game we've reviewed here in Frostclick, called Grid Wars. It plays perfectly on both the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Similar to Grid Wars, the game features a ton of retro graphics, an assortment and a bombardment enemies as well as a very cool gameplay. Give the game a try.

Zxing Barcode Scanner

If you ever wanted one of those fancy barcode scanners, then you might want to give this application a download. This amazing new scanner works with any of your Android gadget as long as it has a camera that acts as the scanner itself. The program was developed by Zxing (Zebra Crossing) and can be used for scanning various barcodes from books, CDs, and even QR codes for downloading apps. Although it might seem like something only techies might only go gaga for, it's a fun way to learn more information about the products you scan. This Zxing Barcode Scanner is available for free download so what are you waiting for? Give the application a try.

Replica Island

Replica Island is touted by many as "THE" Android game to have, that is if you haven't got it yet. The game is a free, open source game that's available for Android users. It features retro graphics that will definitely get any old-school fanboy lusting after it. Done in 2D and in the same vein as Megaman and Mario, the game is packed with entertainment and will definitely keep you busy for hours on end. The game was originally released back in March 2010. Now, it has garnered quite a following and has solidified its status as one of the most entertaining games in the Android market. There are 40 levels in the game so make sure to clear up a good portion of your afternoon before playing. Because trust me, this is addictive. Give it a go.