The ever-growing Android market is brimming to the lid with apps that never cease to push the limits for better user experience. There are hundreds of thousands of apps out there, even marking towards a million by now, but not all of them are crowd favorites.
For every category, you are spoilt for choice with hundreds of cool apps to pick. Well, we’ve done some filtering and came up with a list of some must-have apps for your Android device. Make sure to add them to your collection of awesome and useful apps to further enhance your Android experience.
Go Launcher is perhaps the most innovative launcher for Android, giving users in-depth options to optimize their phones. There are literally thousands of free and paid themes, plugins, and widgets.
This app allows you to read all the news and feeds in one convenient place. You can read all the latest buzz and posts from popular blogs by adding their RSS feeds to Google Reader. It also syncs the feeds so you can read them on other devices.
This popular app lets you apply a variety of photo filters and effects to your photos before you share it with other Instagram users. One of its coolest features is the ability to create photos with the Tilt-Shift effect.
Go Backup is an all-in-one app that backs up your data. It can back up your contacts, messages, call log, as well as the apps installed with app data to your SD card. You can restore full backup or select what to restore manually.
With Music Paradise, you can easily download free music right into your Android device. All you need to do is to search for the Music or Album terms, then download the music of your choice. It also features a built-in music player which lets you listen to downloaded music right from the same interface. You can also listen to music while downloading other music on the same interface.
With Twitter, you can tweet right from your Android device and update your status instantly! You can follow your friends to see what’s going on with them. Other features include tweets, retweets, the ‘Follow’ option, photo- and link-sharing, and direct messages to your Followers.
Viber is a free Android app that lets you send free messages and make free calls from your Android phone to other Viber users. As long as both devices are Viber-enabled and have a data or WiFi connection, you can make free calls and send messages for free. You can also share photos and videos to other Viber users.
This free antivirus app for Android gives you a lot of useful features to secure your Android device from viruses, malwares, and threats. By enabling the Find/Locate option, you can easily secure your device from theft. It connects Google Maps and shares the location of your device. Other useful features include killing running tasks to free up memory, lock and wipe data to protect privacy, and schedule scans.
The official Facebook app allows you to communicate with your friends, family, and clients right from your Android device. With this app, you can send messages to anybody on your friends’ list whenever, wherever. You can also do real-time chat. The app also gives you the option to update your status and photos. You’re also given the option to sync your phone contacts with Facebook friends and show Facebook data in your Contacts list.
This app is one of the fastest, most widely used browsers for Android phones. It has a user-friendly interface which gives you the option see either phone view or desktop view. It also helps you save your data bandwidth using Unique Compression Technology. And just like Firefox and Chrome, Mini Opera has the tab functionality to open multiple tabs at the same time.