What are the top Android apps?

One of the most impressive features of smartphones is the ability to download an app for almost anything. The problem is, with over 20,000 apps on the market, it can be difficult to find the ones you need. This article will take a closer look at the top Android apps currently available.

The best apps

Choosing the right app to go along with your phone is one of the most important stages of smartphone ownership. Some people stock up on as many as they can, whereas others only take the bare essentials. Whatever you do, keep in mind the following top Android apps.

Amazon Kindle

The Kindle is a fantastic app that allows you to take your favourite books everywhere with you. Reading a chapter on the bus is a great way to pass the time.


SkyFire is a web browser that offers faster speeds and video streaming, including Flash. What more could you ask for from a browser?


Dropbox is a great little tool that allows you to share files between multiple users quickly and easily. Ideal for those that want personal sharing spaces without the hassle of endless attachments.


Similar to Dropbox in that it can sync to a number of devices, Evernote is a quick a simple way to leave yourself messages and reminders.

Places Directory

Looking for something? Places Directory is great for finding shops, restaurants, hospitals and more. Can be a lifesaver when you're in a new city.

Barcode Scanner

A simple little tool that turns the Android's camera into a barcode scanner. Great for comparing prices of items while out and about.


DroidAnalytics is the Android version of Google Analytics, helping you keep on top of all your blogs and websites.

LogMeIn Ignition

LogMeIn Ignition allows you to access your computer remotely from your phone. Useful and cool in equal measure.

Sound Hound

Use your Android to find music instantly, through sound alone. Invaluable.

MyBackUp Pro

In case the worst happens! Keep your memory safe and sound with MyBackUp Pro.

The right apps for you

Of course, your favourite apps may vary, taking into consideration your own personal needs and desires, so be sure to explore to find your own favourites. That said, this list of top Android apps is a good place to start and will help you make your phone fun, personal and easy to use!

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