Android market is flooded with cool applications for journalists. Journalists have to be always on the go and have to juggle many things in the process. Having the right app on their android will help them in a long way. Below are the best android apps which one can consider trying.
Live video: Qik
Qik is one great Android app which journalists should not miss. The application has been ported from iPhone to android and the same charm is being transferred. Android version of this app is an excellent way to broadcast live from breaking news, very fast. New features are added frequently and the quality of the video continues to improve. The Qik android app is said to drain your battery so Journos better use it wisely.
WordPress for Android
Adding posts from anywhere has never been this easy. Many Journalists love blogging and have chosen blogging as a mainstream media to voice their opinions. In case of a breaking news journos might need to shoot down few quick paragraphs of content, picture and video. WordPress app works with both WordPress.com and WordPress.org self hosted blogs. Another great feature is a traffic statistics tab which will let you know your blog statistics right with a tap of a button on your dashboard.
Evernote for Android
Note taking is an inevitable part for any journalist’s career. Making text notes is very painful. EverNote relieves you of all the pain by making you take audio notes, video notes and picture notes. Audios and videos can be recorded on the spur of the moment and can be transcribed to text so that you don’t miss important news while busy typing. The Evernote data is stored and synced over all places where Evernote app is running.
Twitter for Android
Twitter for Android is the official twitter application and is one of the best twitter app you will find in the android market right now. Twitter has become a great broadcasting channel for Journalists for its quick communication capability. Having a twitter app installed will help journalists give live updates on events.
Kothu Zazen is Java expert who works with a professional Android application Development company based in US.