By Daniel Webster | April 8, 2011 11:16 PM
In this episode of the Android Application Weekly we demonstrate some apps that will keep you entertained, decode those unknown cargo tags, and watch music videos without searching through all of YouTube. To download these directly to your Android smartphone or tablet just take a picture of the QR-Code using Google Goggles or any other QR-Code scanner to be taken directly to the Android Market.
Cargo Decoder A free and $0.99 donation version
Every wonder what is inside those tanker trucks hurling down the freeway. Cargo Decoder is a nifty application that will tell you exactly what is inside those trucks. This application may only work in the United States.
Comixology A free application
Comixology is a great app for anyone that enjoys reading comic books. Many of the comics are free and others a available for purchase. As you progress through the comic the display will change and show different transitions.
Flight Board No trial available $3.99 full version
Every have trouble finding those flight boards in the airports? Flight Board is a convenient app that will display all the flight information based on airport or flight number.
Press Reader A free application
Press Reader is a great app for anyone that likes to read the newspaper. Some of the newspapers cost a fee based on a subscription price. Zoom into exactly which article you would like to view or click on a headline to be taken directly to the section. There is a trial available to sample some papers.
Vevo A free application
Remember when MTV used to play just music, well if not they did. Vevo is a simple app that makes it easy to find high quality music videos. Many people use YouTube to play music videos, but much of the time there are only parodies or the actual videos are hard to find.