Android Apps of the month - February 2013By Hanleigh Daniels 8 February 2013 | Categories: news
MovieTube: Free Full movies
Moviebuffs and foreign language students will love MovieTube, which collects and sorts full-length films from YouTube. These are available in 14 languages including English, French, and German, with all of the movies that this app serves up having been authorised for viewing either within South Africa or EMEA (if you selected SA as your country). Just make sure you are connected to a Wi-Fi network to avoid any nasty data bill shocks.
Blood & Glory: Legend
If all the ancient combat action from TV shows Spartacus and Game of Thrones has you itching to step into the arena to slice and dice your adversaries, then this title will allow you to do just that. Take note though that this free game weighs in at a massive 320 MB, so rather connect to a Wi-Fi network when downloading it. Once done, you’ll be rewarded with some excellent graphics and addictive gameplay.
Ever had your peaceful slumber interrupted by a late night call or SMS, because you forgot to set your smartphone’s ringer to silent? If so, then Silent Sleep is perfect for you, as it will automatically mute and unmute your device according to the times you set (23:00 - 06:00 for example). You can select which days of the week to implement this, and whether to totally mute the phone or simply set it to vibrate. Now if it would only work on the neighbour’s cat...
Android tip - Factory reset
If you are about to upgrade your smartphone and plan to either sell or give the old one away, the personal info, photos etc. on it needs to be removed. To do this, tap on Settings > Back up and reset > Factory data reset and finally on Reset device.
Article first appeared in TechSmart 113, February 2013.
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