The 100 Best Android Apps by MakeUseOf.com
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Tweaks device settings for maximum battery life.
A handy automation utility, less versatile than Tasker, but free.
Filters calls, announces callers via audio, records calls, and can even automatically answer calls.
Fizz Buzz LLC
An application that lets you silecen your phone for a set time, and then un-silences it.
Silences the phone according to a weekly schedule, in case you find Tasker too complex.
Crafty Apps EU
The ultimate automation utility — some people buy an Android device just to use it.
An alternative SMS application with its own optional SMS service for cheaper rates
GO Dev Team
A fancy replacement for the built-in SMS utility, with theme support.
IM client for Skype, Facebook, Google Talk, MSN, ICQ/AIM, Yahoo, Jabber, Myspace. Woah.
It’s bloated, it’s quirky, but it’s Skype. Absolutely essential for long-distance calls.
If you don’t use Go SMS Pro, install SMS Popup to instantly see new SMSes.
AnkiDroid Open Source Team
Memorize information efficiently while on the go with Anki’s smart algorithm.
A flash card application for memorizing information.
Amazon Mobile LLC
A fantastic reading experience. Stays in sync with your “real” Kindle.
If Kindle isn’t your cup of tea, try this alternative reader.
Amaze your friends with crazy facts and figures. How much sodium is in a banana?
A customizable book reader which also lets you purchase books from within the app.
An very customizable ebook reader with full-screen support, rich gestures, and lots more.
Check out the weather or the time in style with these huge, gorgeous widgets.
Display short messages in huge, full-screen text that can be clearly read from meters away.
A collection of beautiful, soothing pattern wallpapers. They say there are over a million of them.
Check out the weather everywhere in the world in excruciating detail, synoptic maps and all.
A large time/weather widget, similar to HTC Sense or Beautiful Widgets, but free.
Andrey 'Zed' Zaikin
Drag and drop elements to create surprising combinations. Hunter + mouse = cat.
Rovio Entertainment Ltd.
Needs no introduction. All levels for free. Get Angry Birds Rio too, teach those pigs a lesson.
NRS Magic LTD
Pop those bubbles! Supports multiple color schemes, has color-blind mode.
The Pill Tree
Draw chalk lines to keep the ball from falling off the screen and bounce it onto other balls.
A color-based puzzle/strategy game that’s color-blind friendly, too.
An arcade game with fancy graphics and lots of juice splashing on the screen.
Grow your game company into an empire. Kept me fascinated for over a week.
A brilliant use of Spartan graphics to create an action-packed racer.
Access Kongregate’s addictive casual games on your Android device.
Boolba Labs NZ
A brain-twisting puzzle in three dimensions.
A minimalistic take on Scrabble. Supports random boards, too.
Play Scrabble with your iOS-toting friends. Has its quirks, but has improved immensely.
A feature-packed free Soduku game with multiple game modes.
Secret Exit Ltd.
A physics game where you get to throw a ragdoll around with abandon. No gore, but lots of impact.
Social sports training. Compete against your friends, get real-time feedback.
The best alarm clock money can buy, at least for Android.
An alarm clock that uses motion sensing to monitor the quality of your sleep.
Log your weight. An essential part of my morning routine. Syncs with DailyBurn and Withings.
Fantastic guided fitness training, with a powerful website. Not just for running.
Massively popular weight training and bodybuilding app, with a workout planner, workout logs and a companion website.
Draw letters on the screen, and it finds the app you want to launch. By Google.
GO Dev Team @ Android
Launcher of choice. Feature-packed, yet still lean.
Another must-try launcher, lean yet popular.
Calcium Ion Ltd.
Launch your favorite apps in a flash, from any app. Transformed my Android experience — a must-have.
Sync your Android device with iTunes. Requires free Windows/Mac companion app.
A free, unlimited personal radio application
A powerful, skinnable audio player with advanced filtering capabilities. Pricey.
Shazam Entertainment Limited
Competes with SoundHound. Tries to figure out what music is playing in the background.
Unlimited, free, customizable radio. US-only.
Identify any song playing in the background. A direct competitor to Shazam.
A powerful audio player, supports multiple formats, downloads missing album art, and much more.
Listen to radio stations from all over the world; a great way to discover new music.
Create beautiful soundscapes with this visual musical instrument; great for jamming.
A very powerful camera app with built-in effects.
Add funky effects to your photographs. Insanely popular and free.
Emulates several old cameras, funky graphics and all.
A powerful, menu-driven camera app with lots of manual control options, 84 effects and 59 optional frames.
Cheetah Mobile Cloud (NYSE:CMCM)
A photo gallery replacement with a strong emphasis on speed and responsiveness.
A slick to-do list utility.
Makes sense of those square squiggles everybody’s pointing their phones at.
Saves calls and SMSes on to Google Calendar, optionally with location info. Great for billing clients.
The official app. Doesn’t support continuous sync, but allows access to your files when you need it.
Uploads files from SD onto Dropbox whenever they change. Backup to the cloud.
The do-it-all notes application. If you use Evernote on Windows/Mac, this is a must-have.
The official client from Google. Edit your Docs on the go.
Scan barcodes on store products and compare prices on the go.
A crowd-sourced GPS app, aware of traffic conditions. For drivers only (not pedestrians).
If you use KeePass on the PC, this is a must-have. Manage your passwords with absolute security.
Lookout Mobile Security
Scan for malware and manage your device remotely.
The simplest way to toggle your device’s lock-screen. Widget included.
Tim Clark – Clark IT Consultancy
An elegant password manager with easy categorization.
GT Media, LLC
Find your device if it’s ever stolen.
A single app for Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare. The mobile companion for HootSuite.com
A fast Twitter client with a live preview mode for links.
A Twitter client with a multi-column mode for tablets and extra-shiny graphics.
A messenger application, like SMS but without SMSes.
A beautiful, minimalistic Twitter client. Multiple accounts are “experimental”.
Nimbuzz Netherlands BV
A text messaging and VoIP app which supports importing friends from multiple networks, and has a desktop companion for Mac and Windows.
An app with widgets for monitoring call, text, and data limits.
Outputs every conceivable bit of information about your device hardware.
A powerful file manager with a built-in FTP/HTTP server, SMB client and more.
An excellent file exporer for rooted devices.
The must-have backup utility. Saved me numerous times. Rooted devices only.
A powerful widget engine for creating beautiful, useful toggle widgets.
For visualizing what is taking up all of that precious space on your SD card.
Use your phone to see in-depth info on all WiFi networks in range, and configure your own network for best connectivity.
An alternative browser with a dedicated following.
A powerful video player with subtitle support and built-in IMDB search.
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