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Fresh Android Apps for Mar. 9: Google Maps update, GED Math Review, Mobile

by Ian Black

In today’s fresh apps, Google Maps delivers an update that will shorten your commute, GED Math Review will help you prep for the test of your life, and Mobile makes your phone your favorite kitchen accessory.

Google Maps update (Free)

Personal navigation device makers should be scared. Companies like Google are working hard to put dedicated navigation devices like those made by TomTom and Garmin out of business.

In the last update to Google Maps (out just a few days ago), Google has added live traffic for use in calculating routes. This means that both current and historical traffic is factored in when your phone recalculates your route – working to give you the fastest path given the real situation.

GED Math Review ($2.99)

The GED test gives those who pass the equivalent of a high school diploma. It’s a difficult test by everyone’s standards.

This app preps you for the challenge with over 1,400 practice questions covering the main math categories on the GED – arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and probability and statistics. Take practice exams that have the same number of questions and time pressure as the real thing. Use the analysis of your score to help determine what you need to study most. Mobile ($0.99)

Your phone already operates as your best buddy out on the road. Now it can act like your sidekick in the kitchen. delivers thousands of recipes to your Android. Search on either recipe titles like “stir-fry” or on ingredients like “garlic”. Star ratings help you decide whether or not a dish is worth your time. Photos get you salivating. Follow the step-by-step directions and you’ll be out of the kitchen and back on the road in no time.

Download the free Appolicious Android app