User Recommended Apps

Below you will find apps  that have been tried and recommended by BrailleNote Touch users.  These apps are not endorsed or supported by HumanWare but because the Touch is a certified Google device, it is likely that if these apps are accessible, they will work well on the BrailleNote Touch. 

We thank everyone who has recommended apps to build this living resource for BrailleNote Touch users.

 

Star Print

Version: 04.01.30

Description: The best mobile printing app for your phone or tablet

GooglePlay link:   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ivc.starprint&hl=en

 

 

Simple Dictionary

Version: 1.6

Description: Very simple dictionary. Just type in a word and find the definition. You can even copy the word or definition to the clipboard for pasting in KeyWord for example

GooglePlay link:   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=appulse.simple.dictionary&hl=en

 

 

Nest

Version: 5.9.0.30

Description: App to control the Nest learning thermostat with your Android device

GooglePlay link:   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nest.android&hl=en

 

 

Skype

Version: 7.26.0.288

Description: Free IM, audio and video calls

GooglePlay link:   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.skype.raider&hl=en

 

 

Stitcher Radio for Podcasts

Version: 3.5.8

Description: Simple podcast organization and listening app. Uses the iTunes podcast library to search and listen to podcasts

GooglePlay link:   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stitcher.app&hl=en

 

 

App Lock (Smart App Lock)

Version: 6.7.0

Description: This App allows for one to block access to any app that may be running on the Touch. This includes the ability to lock the settings panel.

GooglePlay link:   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sp.protector.free&hl=en

 

 

QVC

Version: 2.0.14

Description: This App gives access to the QVC site and live streams the QVC TV program.

GooglePlay link:   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.qvc

 

 

Lookout

Version: 9.44-56de15

Description: anti-virus App

GooglePlay link:   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lookout&hl=en

 

 

Sky Go

Version: 5.1.0.47

Description: Allows users to watch live streaming from their account. Sky Sports and Movies along with catch up tv

GooglePlay link:   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skygo&hl=en_GB

 

 

Word-web

Version: 3.2

Description: Dictionary app to provide basic searching of words

GooglePlay link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wordwebsoftware.android.wordweb&hl=en


Dictionary.com

Version: 7.0.1

Description: Simple dictionary app with the ability to download offline version of the dictionary if necessary

GooglePlay link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dictionary&hl=en

 

Roger

Version: 1.46.0

Description: App to allow high quality voice chatting with others.

GooglePlay link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rogertalk.roger&hl=en

 

Easy Unrar

Version: 3.4

Description: Very accessible unzip app to unzip files

GooglePlay link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rbigsoft.easyunrar.lite&hl=en

 

Bard Mobile

Version: 1.0.3

Description: This is the book downloading and reading app from the National Library Service in the US. (NLS). It is quite accessible.

GooglePlay link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.loc.nls.dtb&hl=en

 

MLB At Bat

Version: 5.1.3

Description: This is the MLB official app that requires you to have the gameday audio subscription or the premium subscription. For the BrailleNote Touch, it is recommended to use the audio subscription only as video playback is very sluggish or does not work but audio works great

GooglePlay link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bamnetworks.mobile.android.gameday.atbat&hl=en

 

Go Read

Version: 5.2.13

Description: App for downloading and accessing books from bookshare.org. Once the daisy text versions of the books are downloaded, one can use the Touch's Victor Reader app to immediately read these books in braille

GooglePlay link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.benetech.android&hl=en

 

EasyPDF

Version: 1.0.3

Description: Very accessible app to easily convert accessible PDF files to Word documents. Works great with KeyWord

GooglePlay link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bcl.easypdfcloud&hl=en

 

Dinner Time Plus

Version: 2.0.2

Description: This application can be used remotly from a parents device to block certain apps and control the amount of time spent on them. This app is good for any parent or guardian who wants to monitor the time used on their device. A great tool for parental security.

GooglePlay link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zerodesktop.appdetox.dinnertimeplus

 

Spotify

Version: 5.4.0.858

Description: Music streaming application

GooglePlay link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.spotify.music&hl=en

 

Buzzfeed

Version:   4.26.3

Description: Fun news application, mixture of serious and un-serious articles.

GooglePlay link:  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.buzzfeed.android&hl=en