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Netflix and Android - chromecast, downloading, profiles - close to perfection!

Netflix and Android have always had a great relationship, but over recent years the app has really gone from strength to strength. The interface is fantastic and the feature set continues to grow in meaningful ways, making it one of my must-have apps.
The first example that comes to mind is obviously Chromecast support. Now this isn’t a Netflix exclusive option, and it is supported well in many media apps, but Netflix and Chromecast work so seamlessly well together that I struggle to think about how I survived before the pairing existed!
Next is the newly integrated ‘Download’ option, which allows users to download content and watch it on the go without a data connection.  Honestly, Netflix kicked it out of the park with this one – it could not be easier to use, it includes all the right settings (save to SD, definition quality control, etc) – and best of all it is all within the existing price brackets. I almost feel they could have charged extra for this service alone – but am ext…

ColorNote


Today's app of the day is ColorNote.

As you may have realised from previous posts, I am a big fan of simplicity in an application and ColorNote meets that requirement with ease.


I have tried a number of note applications like Evernote or Springpad, and although they have their place, they are often a bit complex for everyday note taking or task lists. These two areas (everyday note taking and task lists) is where ColorNote excels through the use of widgets that can be added to home screen.





In short, it is possible to add tiny "post-it" notes onto a homescreen, each opening (upon being clicked) a separate checklist or notepad. I use these lists for a variety of functions, such as present ideas for people (always good to have quick access when wives drop hints), movies I want to see, my own "wish-list" and an everyday shopping list.

Features include:

  • -Organize notes by color
  • -Sticky Note Widget
  • -Checklist for ToDo & Shopping list
  • -Organize your schedule in calendar
  • -Protect your notes by passcode 
  • Password Lock/Unlock note
  • -Secured backup notes to sd storage
  • -Supports online back up and sync. You can sync notes between phone and tablet.
  • -Reminder on status bar
  • -List/Grid View 
  • -Search notes
  • -Notepad supports ColorDict Add-On
  • -Powerful Reminder : Time Alarm, All day, Repetition.(lunar calendar)
  • -Quick memo / notes
  • -Share notes via SMS, email, twitter
  • -Use color to categorize notes.

Overall, a great, simple app.





Price: Free

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