Top Android Apps: Buka, Gem Miner and Radiant

Buka

Buka is a cute Android game loaded with lots of fun and addiction but it demands skills and dexterity, and a challenging task. Buka is to search a happy place on its set for a quest. Buka is a small planet that shoots up stars. You have to protect this planet with powerful shock waves and explosions by a single touch operation. You can make use of the shock waves to push objects away or closer. You can also destroy everything that blocks your way and navigate till you reach the Happy Place. The combination of Accelerometer, Animation, Graphics and background sound effects (especially used for realistic explosions) rates this game highly. Buka application has been receiving various awards and is rated among the top ten paid games for Android devices. Though this game application is very simple, it is still very challenging. The longer you play the game and the harder it gets. Overall, the Buka app is a simple game to learn and play. You need be a master to play this game but all you have to do is just evince interest and remain focused.

Gem Miner

Are you ready for the challenge as a miner to exploit the hidden ores, metals, and gems to make way to your glory? A simple game, Gem Miner, makes you grow into an amazing gamer. The premise is simple, just dig a mine to become wealthy by descending into the depths to unearth precious treasures like ores, metals and gem and make your fortune. You begin by piling up supplies and sell your gains at the store so that you can buy more supplies to descend to the abyss and lay your hand to net bigger prizes. This is exciting game and it requires some planned maneuvers to ensure that you come out alive from the mine always. The game offers 3 levels of difficulty and contains a useful tutorial mode. The graphics are very sharp and the sound is great and more appropriate. This is a touch screen game so there should be no fuss over the type of Android device it is played on.

Radiant

After Buka, Hexage has brought out Radiant, which is one of the best Android game. Radiant is an action game of space category, wherein as a Max Blaster you are engaged in combat shooting against large scale alien invasion. Max Blaster must power his way through increasingly difficult levels to take the chief alien, the Super Creep, head on. Hexage, brings its own unique twist and details into the game play. You will encounter drones, meteors, mother ships and more to save the world from destruction. The basic Space Invaders game play has been built with some weapon upgrades and power-ups. The neon glow add-on brings a glossy feature to the various space crafts with its own background story.


Run Android on PC

One of the most searched phrase on Google last month was “how to run android apps on pc”. The entire credit goes to a startup company from California. The company name is BlueStacks, and has developed and designed software with the same name. The software pack, once installed on your windows pc, makes the system run android on pc.

BlueStacks, popularly referenced as android on windows, creates a virtual environment in windows pc or windows laptop and runs android application on pc. The company is financially backed by Citrix and AMD. Both the companies have invested more than $10 million in the future of BlueStacks. Citrix is a famous MNC company providing virtualization service to companies, where as AMD is into hardware manufacturing with direct completion to chip maker Intel. There are many other small companies too funding the BlueStacks – Android on PC venture.

These companies have realized the potential of windows on pc and android on pc. Over 70% of the computer users use Windows globally. BlueStacks is currently available for Windows Vista and Windows XP. Android on pc version of the software for Mac and Windows 7 is in its designing stage and have not yet been published for download. Even thought the BlueStacks is still in its alpha stage, more than 550 thousand unique android users have downloaded the software and installed on their laptop and pc to run a host of android applications on their computers. One must understand that in spite of the software in its early childhood days, is becoming a rage and one is not sure of its future expectation when the software pack will be fully available as a pro version.

The most attracting feature of running android on pc is to see the games and other application on full screen size monitors. The survey stated that most of the tried to download the application to give the software try on large screens, and all were satisfied with the outcome. However, few pro version games were still not available. One need to keep the finger crossed till the final pro version of BlueStacks is officially launched.


Top 10 Android Apps

Have an Android phone but don’t know what apps are worth downloading or purchasing? Android phones are excellent for those who love apps on a daily basis and want an easy way to play games, store information, and do other simple tasks with every unique app. Here are the top ten apps for any Android phone user ranging from games, entertainment to tools and devices:

1. Paper Camera:

Everyone loves to take pictures with their Android phone, but often times the un-original camera filter apps become old after a while. Paper camera is only a 2 dollar app that lets you point the camera at what you’re shooting and it automatically applies the filter you have chosen while you’re taking your pictures. There’s a total of 12 unique effects and you can simply press the next button to see all of them while your camera is on. This exciting app also features sharing options.

2. Speaktoit assistant:

The Speaktoit assistant app is similar to the iPhone’s Siri and is handy in many situations. To use this free app, simply ask a question or place a request and the assistant will direct you to Google searches, near-by locations or even tools in your Android phone. You can also change the voice of the speaker to make it fun!

3. Google Music:

One of the hottest apps in a while is the Google Music app, which lets you upload over 20k of from a Mac or PC directly to Cloud. It’s an easy way to listen to music on the go and only cost you as little as 49 cents per song.

4. Speed Forge 3D:

The best racing game for all Android phones! This game is set in the future and involves insane vehicles and driving styles. There’s even weapons that can be added – even better, this game is in 3D and free for all.

5. Bonsai Blast:

Bonsai Blast is a free and perfect game when you’re bored and need something to do that will pack in tons of fun. It’s great for anyone who loves puzzle games and wants a new twist on them.

6. Any.DO: To Do List:

Tired of forgetting important tasks? This app is provided by a Google Executive and is made especially for android loves who need to stay organized and have their events and tasks listed out to be remembered.

7. Fooducate Shopping Scanner:

Be aware of what you eat with this popular app for Android phones. It lets you see nutritional info on thousands of foods and lets you scan items to see better and healthier alternatives.

8. Path:

This new app is an excellent choice for social networking. Easily share photos, listen to music, and tell the world what you’re up too for free.

9. World of Goo:

Android users love this physics based puzzle game that challenges you to connect goo balls together and build structures with creativity. Perfect for all ages!

10. TweetDeck:

With this app, you can have all your favorite social networking sites in one spot and social feed. No need for multiple Facebook and twitter apps!

These are just an example of the best apps you can find on the Android Market. With thousands of available apps, there are plenty of other applications that will help you maximize the benefits of having such a powerful device.