Android Apps Of The Week: Vice City, Elf on the Shelf, and More

By Gizmodo on at

It's Friday. We're all ready to cut out of work and enjoy the weekend. But before you do, we've got a couple Android gems for you to download. From a new weather app, to a classic game, these are the Android apps of the week.

Weather Live: Here's another alternative for your default weather app. This one comes alive with the current conditions in the background, and it gives you plenty of options for customization in terms of your layout, such as the types of forecasts you want to see. Free


GetCharitable: It's the time of year when many people are looking to make charitable donations. Here's a really easy way to do that—you can log in with Facebook, and you get a new sponsored wallpaper every day. All of the ad revenue goes to feeding a child through Hunger Relief International. Free


Elf on the Shelf: My nieces love elf on the shelf, the holiday helper that gives them secret gifts in the days leading up to Christmas. Now they can help the elf deliver those presents in this adorable game. Free


Grand Theft Auto: Vice City: In honour of the tenth anniversary of this game, Rockstar brought it to Android. You can relive all the glory of the seedy 80s in all new graphics in this open-world title. £3.74


Google Zeitgeist: What were we searching for in 2012? The answer is, some really strange stuff. You can explore all the things people were Googling in the new Zeitgeist
year-end review app. Free