Android Surgeon's ‘Apps’

ColorNote for Android ™

July 18th, 2011 by android surgeon

A good note-taking application is essential. Better if it also supports to-do lists.

I’ve been using ColorNote on my HTC Legend, running Android 2.2 (Froyo), and I think you might like it. Check it out from your Android phone:

WordPress for Android™ on the HTC Legend

May 8th, 2011 by android surgeon

This website and others I own are built up on WordPress,which I try to use as a CMS. When it comes to the “blog” features of a WP site, the ability to change or post on the go is important, therefore I have been exploring ways to do that on my mobile phone, a HTC […]

Astrid: my current android™ to-do app of choice

June 16th, 2010 by android surgeon

I use Astrid on my Android™ powered HTC Legend !

BBC News streaming on my HTC Legend

May 25th, 2010 by android surgeon

Listen to the BBC News live stream and follow #BBC tweets on your Android. That’s an interesting Android application. Available also on the Android market.

Showing a Google Docs presentation on the HTC Legend at a business lunch

May 14th, 2010 by android surgeon

The other day I have been at a sort of business lunch, where I was supposed to present an idea to a couple of persons. I therefore prepared a rather simple presentation on NeoOffice (.odp) and then uploaded to my Google Docs account. As a matter of fact, Google Docs accepts openoffice files, so you […]

USTREAM viewer: now it works on the HTC Legend

May 11th, 2010 by android surgeon

I’ve already written about USTREAM broadcaster live. I had also previously tried USTREAM viewer (beta) but it did not work on my HTC Legend. Now I have just downloaded an update via Android Market, and I am pleased to say that it works, and quite well too! Have a try: USTREAM Viewer beta

Opera Mini for Androidtm

May 8th, 2010 by android surgeon

I have recently installed Opera Mini browser on my HTC Legend. I had been using it on my Nokia 6630. The Legend has got the standard Android browser, which does the job, but I wanted to be able to save pages, and Opera makes it very easy. Opera Mini & Opera Mobile browsers – Features.

WordPress for Android

May 1st, 2010 by android surgeon

WordPress is the famous blogging platform behind Android Surgeon and other websites I own. An official WordPress App, available from Android Market, makes it very easy to post directly from the phone. Here is its homepage: WordPress for Android Definitely a “must have” for Android and WordPress users. The latest release is the 1.1.3 and […]

Recent update makes USTREAM Live Broadcaster work on the HTC Legend!

May 1st, 2010 by android surgeon

On a recent post (Qik: video streaming on Android) I had written about the bad results I had with video streaming from my HTC Legend with USTREAM Live Broadcaster, the Android app for the popular streaming platform USTREAM. I have now downloaded an update from the Android Market, and it works! And it also does […]

Qik: video streaming on Android

April 26th, 2010 by android surgeon

A mobile application I was particularly interested in when I choose Android is video streaming. Among the existing Apps, I have recently tried the following two (available on Android Market): Qik Ustream Live Broadcaster Qik seems to work quite fine with the HTC Legend. Ustream, which according to some net reviews should guarantee a lower […]