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Have you poked around in the Android Market recently? Unable to find an application that suites your needs due to the incredible amount of apps in the market? Well, have no fear, your friends here at Android Central are back at it again with another weekly rendition of our favorite app picks, so let's hit the jump and see what they are this week!

Sean Brunett - Chase Mobile

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chaseThis app will only apply to those who use Chase Bank, but for those who do, it’s fantastic. With the app, users can view account balances, pay bills, transfer money, make a deposit and locate ATMs. All of these features exist in a simple interface that’s easy to navigate. I use apps like Pageonce and Mint as well, but Chase is perfect for paying bills on the go. Highly recommended for anyone with a Chase account. [Market Link | AppBrain]

Chris Parsons - Mint.com

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mintSometimes keeping track of finances is a royal PITA. Luckily, Mint.com has just the app you need to keep things organized and best of all it's free. The mobile version ties into your already existing Mint account so if you have your bank, Paypal or credit cards already associated they will be easily displayed on your device. Expenses, spending and budgeting can all be taken care of from within the app. Assuming you have some spending restraint that is. Awesome app in my opinion. [Market Link | AppBrain]

Chris Kerrigan - GasBuddy

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Have you ever (probably foolishly) driven all over creation to find the cheapest price for gas in your area? Yeah, even I have been guilty of it once or twice, but Gas Buddy aims gasbuddyto eliminate the need for that. GasBuddy provides you a list of the prices at all of the locations in and around your area, or any area of your choosing. It is a user based system, so prices will only be displayed if someone has entered the prices from within the app or on the GasBuddy website, but I have found that a majority of stations have information that is no older than 24 hours. You can update prices from within GasBuddy, upload a picture of the station, and even see a listing of each stations “features” (such as ATMs, a Payphone and etc). I’ve found this app extremely useful in my day-to-day life, especially when gas prices these days jump up and down on a daily basis. You can download it for the very low price of free from the Android Market!  [Market Link | AppBrain]

Jared DiPane - LEDs Hack [Root]

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If you are like me, and your phone is constantly receiving messages yet you are trying leds=hackto break the addiction of reading them as soon as they arrive, that little blinking LED could be your worst enemy. As soon as that light starts blinking, it takes nearly everything in me to stop myself from checking my phone, regardless of what I am doing at that current moment. LEDs Hack gives the ability to turn off the top LED as well as the trackball LED for any devices that may have one of them. If you have a rooted device, and enjoy not seeing your device flash green every few seconds, this is a must have for you. [Market Link | AppBrain]

Kyle Gibb - Galactic Core Live Wallpaper

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galactic coreGalactic Core is a simple yet beautiful live wallpaper featuring a rotating galaxy similar to the Milky Way. Unlike other live wallpapers, it does not jump out and grab attention. Rather, it is more calm and soothing and is great for people interested in astronomy or space in general. There are free and paid versions, with the paid version allowing you to customize many different settings such as rotation speed and angle. [Market Link | AppBrain]

Will Shanklin - xScope Browser

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In a browser, the two biggest features I want it to excel in are speed and customization. xScopeThe current version of xScope keeps me very happy in both departments. On my tablet, it's noticeably smoother on scrolling, panning, and pinch-to-zoom than Dolphin HD (another excellent browser in my opinion), and offers nearly as much customization. UserAgent switching works just like you want it to, with options for Android, desktop, iPhone, and iPad; as well as a handy feature to remember a UserAgent for a specific site (regardless of your main UA setting). Full-screen opens up some space for you, and a tap of the menu button toggles your status bars. [Market Link | AppBrain]