Big companies continue to drop new apps into the Market. Yesterday, it was MasterCard, today Sony. Check out their Reader app for Android that lets you bring your Sony Reader e-books on the road. Also, just when you began to think there was nothing new in search, the fresh Surf Canyon app hits the shore to deliver a new kind of search results. Finally, HD Sleuth aims to troubleshoot your home audio-visual problems.

How many times have you called the cable guy or the HD TV “geek squad” to fix some audio-visual issue in your house? Next time, before you call, try the HD Sleuth app. The main menu asks the straightforward questions – No video? No Audio? Audio/Video Intermittent? Then it gives you a series of yes/no questions – some of which ask you to try something to address the problem. Impress your friends by telling them you fixed your own flat screen problem.