A Swiss Army Knife In Times of Need

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Have you ever thought of installing many useful apps on your Android smartphone just to keep them handy whenever you need them, such as a torchlight app for use when in the dark, or a compass app to find directions, and many more?

If yes, you might end up either crowding your homescreens with app icons or consuming more disk space with various apps.

Thanks to this free and excellent Swiss Army Knife app. As the title of this app implies, it keeps many handy tools in one place. It’s lightweight and it works pretty efficiently with a simplistic design.

You just need to install once and your mobile device is equipped with all 10 useful tools below, each of them is ready for use with a tap away.

  • Flashlight - turns your device into a flashlight with a simple on/off button.
  • Unit Converter - easy to use, select a category and choose a unit to get results.
  • Timer - gives you four individual timers with sound notifications.
  • Stop Watch - works with an onscreen or physical volume button.
  • Compass - simple and clean design.
  • Bubble Level - offers three views with calibration.
  • Calculator - a handy scientific calculator.
  • Magnifying Glass - complete with zooms and auto focus.
  • Mirror - ready with a slider for light exposure.
  • Ruler - a standard or diagonal onscreen ruler.

Undeniably it’s a remarkable set of tiny tools. Although each of them may not be as flashy as individual apps that you may find from somewhere else, this app is definitely a good choice if you want something simple that binds all basic tools together, just like an original Swiss Army knife.

 

Swiss Army Knife — Free Mobile App of the Week

For Android
Size: 743 KB
Download: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.digital_and_dreams.android.swiss_army_knife

 

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Comments

great stuff a great handy little app, I had this on my phone and when my dear dad saw the 1st thing he said ' I want that ', also swiss army knifes are pretty illegal in the Uk these days so this is the next best thing :)
For more tools, I prefer Tool Box (Free): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=maxcom.toolbox.free Strangely, the best free alternative I can find on iOS is this: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/army-knife-basic-3-in-1/id304387290