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5 Best Android Market Apps

You may think that the best apps have a price, but more of them are actually free. If you pay for the app, the cost is still affordable anyway. Who says the best things for life are not for free? Here is a list of the best apps that you can find in the Android market:

1. The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel is one of the best Android apps that you can download from the Android market. The newly enhanced Weather Channel gives you a much better and richer weather experience. Due to customers’ feedback, many improvements were made such as a brand new user interface that includes user-friendly navigation between main weather screens and easier access to maps like animated radar and personalized weather maps. These weather maps are also capable of giving specific weather forecasts, conditions, alerts, notifications and the current temperature.

2. Facebook for Android

Sometimes, accessing Facebook through your browser is too tedious, especially when you know that there is an easier way of connecting with your friends. Facebook is always synonymous to staying in touch with the world. All people have an account; maybe your grandparents do, too. The success of Facebook is so overwhelmingly successful that Android developers created an application for you to access your account anytime and anywhere. Essentially, Facebook is a social network that allows you to do anything like chat with your friends, check news feeds, review events, share links, check messages, upload photos, watch videos and play games. Downloading the free Facebook for Android will allow you to keep in touch with your old friends and meet new people.

3. Twitter

One of the greatest social networking sites that have invaded the Android market, Twitter remains to be a top pick among busy people who do not have the time for Facebook. Most celebrities, political figures and other VIPs are quite active in using Twitter. This Android app allows you to access important updates on what’s happening around the globe, like business, sports, music, politics, entertainment and travel. You can view many interesting topics on what people are talking about. You can also send private messages to your friends, share photos, videos, view maps and a lot more.

4. Angry Birds

When you feel the need for relaxation, fun and pleasure all you have to do is just to play Angry Birds from your Android device. It is one of the best games in the Android market. This game is for everyone to enjoy. Based on the laws of physics, you would not think that this game will be forgotten just yet. Aside from all the fun-filled launching of the revengeful birds, you get to play this game for free. The best thing is that developers keep on releasing new versions every now and then.

5. Kindle

Probably the best Android app that can widen your knowledge and improve your reading skills is the Kindle. With the Kindle app, you will get the chance to access over 900,000 books in the Kindle library, such as newspapers, magazines and dictionaries. You can also read articles from the Wall Street Journal, as well the best sellers from the New York Times. You will also enjoy many benefits like customizing the page color and font size of your reading material. You can also use links from Google and Wikipedia for more information.

How to Make Money From Home – Three Ways to Supplement Your Income

I’ve been working in my socks. Well, what do you expect – it’s cold in my living room! I haven’t worked a day outside my house in almost a year. What’s my secret? Information. Let me share with you three ways you can bring in some dough without even standing up.

1. Advertise on the web. Television advertising is expensive these days, and businesses aren’t taking it anymore. Ordinary people can now bring in some of those advertising dollars by hosting their own website and linking it to an online merchant. Amazon got everyone’s attention with this successful and low-cost technique in 1997, and now it’s all the rage. Just click on the affiliate links you see all over the web to learn more about a particular site’s program – or better yet, join an affiliate management program that has a lot of connections.

2. Be a writer. Do you speakum English awful good? Good news – you can go to freelance sites like GetAFreelance and Elance to find work. You’ll find people offering one-shot gigs as well as long term employment opportunities. Want to write a children’s song? Yesterday on Elance, I found a poster looking for someone to do just that. On GetAFreelancer, I found a guy that wants me to help him with his movie idea. I even found someone who needs brochures written for – ahem – adult products… Whatever your genre, there’s something right for you.

3. Play poker. Online poker has grown exponentially in the last decade. They have poker shows on the Travel Channel, ESPN and even pay-per-view. There’s not enough room for me to delve into poker strategy here, but 2 + 2 Publishing has a great site with forums and resources about every facet of the game. For playtime, there is a site called PurePlay that offers free shots at the World Series of Poker (for U.S. players only.) FullTilt and PokerStars are the two online poker giants, and they both still accept customers from every part of the globe. Tournaments and cash games are going around the clock, with buy-ins ranging from $0 – $10,000.

Losing my job last year ended up being a blessing in disguise. I’ve never been happier, and I owe it all to my computer. Just when I thought I couldn’t do it, I found other ways to make ends meet and I haven’t looked back since. Don’t let your doubt stop you from being a winner.

Austin is Safe But Not Always From Pests

Austin, Texas is the capital of the state and the county seat of Travis County. It is also the fourth largest city in Texas, making it the fifteenth largest in the country. The city has received a number of titles and awards, including: being named the #2 Best Big City in 2006 and then at #3 in 2009 by Money Magazine, the Greenest City in America by MSN, #2 for Best People by CNN Headline News and Travel and Leisure Magazine, the #1 college town by the Travel Channel and finally as the Least Stressful Large Metro Area by Forbes Magazine in 2009. It is also in the top ten of safest cities as ranked by the FBI. The motto for the city- frequently seen on billboards, bumper stickers and tee shirts is “Keep Austin Weird”.

Weird but not Infested

While the motto might refer to the eclectic tastes of the many residents of the city of Austin, there are few that think that it should extend to home invading pests including insects and rodents. With the hot and humid conditions of Texas, the pests that might invade the typical Austin home could include:

- Ants and termites

- Bees and wasps

- Roaches

- Spiders

- Snakes

- Rats and mice

Dealing with Pests in a Not Weird Way

Trying to get rid of pests using do it yourself methods or products might sound like a fitting idea for Austin, but it is simply a waste of time and money. In the long run, it is far better to leave the pest control to the professionals and save the weirdness for other areas of your life.