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Fresh Android Apps for Nov. 17: Boston Herald Gift Guide, 123 Zero Build, My BeatBox

by Caitlin M. Foyt

Today's Fresh Android Apps features a list of holiday gift suggestions, an app to help limit your carbon footprint and the opportunity to learn how to beatbox.

Boston Herald Gift Guide (Android) FREE

Are you clueless about what to buy your family and friends this holiday season? The Boston Herald Gift Guide in designed to help make your shopping a little less stressful. It's an app that lists tons of different and popular products, both brand new and older classics, all of which have been reviewed by professional reviewers and editors at Bostonherald.com. Apparently, the staff at The Boston Herald have tested, played with, tasted and tried hundreds of items from more than 150 companies.

123 Zero Build (Android) FREE

123 Zero Build is a free tool and a handy app for designers and builders who are shifting their business model in order to go green. This app shows you the different building materials that are available on the market, how much they cost, and rates their performance. This application also estimates the discounted payback for constructing a zero-emissions office building in any U.S. location.

My BeatBox (Android) FREE

The My Beatbox app for your Android phone has been recently updated. If you think beatboxing is super cool, or perhaps you've even tried beatboxing in front of the mirror, but just couldn't figure out how to make it happen, this is the app of your dreams. Beatboxers make it look really easy, and now it actually is easy. When you use My BeatBox, you make rhythms just by using recordings of your voice.