The free app of the day that I want to introduce to you is Cartogram. This Android application allows you to create wallpapers from a location on Google Maps. The Cartogram app is temporarily free on the Google Play Store instead of $2.99.
- Cartogram contains no ads or in-app purchases.
- The promotion on the Play Store is valid for six days.
- The app has a 4-star rating with 2374 reviews and 100.000 installations.
- Don't like this app? Check out our other free apps of the week or our guide to finding free apps while avoiding scams.
Why is the Cartogram worth it?
Cartogram lets you create wallpapers, animated or not, for your Android home and lock screen. The app accesses your location via Google Maps and lets you create a custom wallpaper with over 30 different styles.
You can use your own location or simply search for one wherever you like. You also have the option to hide your geolocation on the screen so that the point of your location does not appear.
The application does not contain ads or in-app purchases and does not require the creation of any account to work. The interface is clear, and the features are easy to understand.
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Does Cartogram respect my privacy?
The very functioning of Cartogram implies that you have to give it access to your geolocation, both the general and the accurate location.
Running the app under the exodus-privacy platform scan, we can see that Cartogram requires 14 permissions in all. That's a lot. In addition to the ones related to your location that I just mentioned, there are also those to run in the background or to access your network.
What do you think of our free app of the day? Have you installed the Cartogram app on your smartphone? Let me know what kind of apps you'd like to see more of.