30 Essential Android Apps of All Time [Nerdsmagazine Edition]
In the past few year Nerdsmagazine has covers reviews of essential android apps for each of our favorite platforms. Some of them are very popular among android users and others are uncommon but useful.
Whether its an alternative of default keyboard app, Or an amazing sports app. Looking for fastest browser, Or application that helps you searching apps. If you’re gamer looking for apps, regular news reader, Or the health conscious person who wants to track food activities using android apps. Then we already have covered lots of useful android apps that help you stay productive, stay connected, and stay informed and entertained which has tons of features.
If you’re curious to know what you’ve missed in the last few years and want to check those android apps again, then you can check this opinion piece in which we have covered all those essential android apps.
If you difficult to type fast on default keyboard of your device, then Siine Keyboard is the perfect solution. It’s a new dynamic keyboard which is highly customizable, performance driven with lots of cool features and support for all android version. It features fully customizable icons, in0built clock and calendar, Quick message screen, personalized emoticons and delete text quickly feature. You can also use Siine wherever you need to type using your device like e-mail, Facebook, WhatsApp, chat, Twitter
Fast for Facebook is a free Facebook client which is developed by teamtosoft. Using this app you can enjoy Facebook with fast speed with Low battery and memory usage. It is active only when you want with No hidden service or annoying notifications.
3. Kinoma Play
Want to simplify your digital life and speed everyday tasks, try Kinoma Play. Android application which is an all in one suite of 50 apps focused around digital media, social networking, location, and search. And what he did is combine all the features and information on Kinoma play to dashboard to make digital life simple. And guess what with this application you got access to 5 dashboards and lots of cool features.
You love multitasking and searching for a way to perform multiple tasks while browsing on your tablet, OverSkreen is one of the best option to choose. This application lets you use your device’s other features while browsing and helps to provide a full desktop experience. This application provides you multiple instance, adobe flash support, truly floating feature, tabbed browsing , quick hide and much more.
So looking for a way to stream your games from your PC into your Phone/Tablet, all you need to do is install Kainy. Its a mote desktop oriented android application for Gaming Performance available on Google play. Using this application you can stream games from PC to Android Smartphone.
Tablified is the largest and most trusted database of Android tablet apps and games. Using this app you can easily discover apps and games designed specifically for your Android tablet without having to search around the Google Play Store for yourself. This app finds tablet apps so you don’t have to.
You’re health conscious and looking for a way to track or enter fitness and nutrition data, then FitBit is an application you love to try. Its a 3-D motion sensor that tracks your day with a level of detail that a pedometer can’t catch, giving you access to the exact steps you take, calories you burn, the distance you travel, and even showing you how active you are throughout the day.
Phoenix Launcher is an amazing android app which gives you choice in home screen replacements .You can use this app if you want some feel of the new Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) on your running device under the Gingerbread firmware. There are free and Pro versions available for Phoenix launcher on Google Play.
Nova Launcher is Highly customizable, performance driven Home Screen Launcher with lots of features to give your Smartphone an outrageous look. With this you can configure the rows and columns, keep all your favorite apps on the dock, quickly start Nova Actions and more. If you really like the free version you can get try Nova Launcher Prime with more features.
Phonotto is an amazing android application using which you can convert your cheap Smartphone in a simple phone. So if the bells, whistles, hire cameras, speedy processors and cool apps are not cup of tea of your grandpa and mom then .This application is specially dedicated to seniors which only allow to make/receive calls and send/receive SMS: no frills and no unnecessary features.
Ustream is amazing app for those guys who love to shoot videos and stream them live with their friends over over 3G or Wi-Fi. Another feature which makes this App more interesting is, where ever you are and whatever you carry whether its mobile or tablet you can simply go live and watch live videos using this app for android.
12. Cut the rope
Cut the Rope is a physics-based puzzle video game featuring a little monster Om Nom which is hungry and the only thing which going to satisfy his hunger is Candy. And to feed him lots of candy you have to swipe your finger across the ropes to release the delicious bundles into his mouth. But don’t forget to collect all stars and break the bubbles to get more points.
Wunderlist is a free cloud-sync task manager which complete your task perfectly and boost your productivity. All you have to do is create a free account on Wunderlist and after that organize and synchronize your to-do lists and leave the rest to Wunderlist.
14. King Of Fighters
Are you a real fan of 16-bit classic SNK King of Fighters then, try the latest release i.e. King of Fighters which support android OS. So its time to put down your Soul Calibur 5 and Tekken series and whatever fighting game you like and give a try to this game. I’m sure that 20 fighters from the previous king of fighter titles along with 5 gaming modes will give you real fighting experience.
15. Solid Explorer
Solid Explorer is a file manager with two independent panels which brings to you a new file browsing experience. This is the most attractive, eye catching and intuitive file manager for the Android.
DoubleTwist Alarm Clock is one of the most popular and amazing alarm apps for your Android Smartphone in the Google Play Store. Using this app you can gently awaken to your favorite medley. Or violently rouse yourself from deep slumber with death metal. Now the choice is yours in which way you want to wake up.
PowerGIF is one of the best animated .gif maker for your Android. Using which you can easily create looping animated .gif animations of the video or movies which already exists in your Smartphone .And you know what you can also upload that .gif file directly on Twitter.
Wondershare Player is one of the latest all-in-one Video Player & Video Discovery app to discover latest videos to watch online & offline. Play your videos very smoothly without any problem no matter the CODEC or the format is.
19. News Republic
News Republic is one of the best news app using which you can discover, explore and react to the news you want to read. This app is full of features for News junkies and one thing which I really like about this app is that you can set-up your own personal news channels on the topics of your choice.
IMDb for android is one of best and popular app which is also known for having the largest collection of movie, TV and celebrity information. Using this free app is you can find ShowTime’s, watch trailers, browse photo galleries, get US TV listings, find latest DVD and Blu-ray releases, explore popular charts, share movie information, and more.
TuneWiki is only music player where you can get, share and talk about the lyrics and music. One thing which I really like about this android app is that you don’t have to stop music to get the lyrics.
Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia app containing more than 20 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled. Simply put the word in the search bar at top middle of the page ready for your queries.
TouchRetouch is an award-winning photo editor android app that allows you to remove unwanted content or objects from any photo. All you have to do just swipes your finger over the photo in your Smartphone cloud. Just select the area you want to remove from photo like you do in Photoshop and hit Go. You can also try the pro version of TouchRetouch for additional features.
FacePlayer is a beautiful and innovative Facebook photo app with something more cool which I didn’t find in other Facebook photo apps. This is beautifully designed to download all your friends photos in the background which make a bit easier for you to pan through your favorite albums at any time.
25. Google Drive
Google Drive is cloud data storage using which you are able to store can upload and access all of your files, including videos, photos, Google Docs, PDFs and beyond on the web, in your home, at the office and on the go.
500px lets you create stunning professional photo portfolios, find friends, express yourself and connect with people like you. It’s an amazing photo sharing website which releases Android App. This app is not only for snapping and sharing your snapshot. You can showcase your already uploaded photos, create slideshows, browse your friends’ photos and your favorites all from within the app itself.
27. Air Playit
Air Playit is a video streaming android app specially designed to stream videos and audios to Google Android OS and other mobile devices. Air Playit is capable of streaming 320 different video & audio formats to your mobile devices via WiFi and 3G/4G network.
It’s named as the fastest browser for android device due to his amazing features. You can simply use Dolphin Sonar to navigate and open new tabs in the browser without typing a word. And bonus is that it also search within sites value.
29. Holo Launcher
Holo Launcher is a one of the best highly customizable launcher replacements which is the closest resemblance of Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 Launcher. And one thing which I really like about this launcher is that you can also run it on Android 2.2 and higher devices.
Its an amazing Galaxy S4 theme featuring original icons, wallpapers, folders interface and app drawer.
So these are some essential Android apps which we previously covered and you miss to read. So check them and let us know which one you liked the most.