Which Android apps other than email and social networking would you recommend?

Drsunil V October 4, 2013
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What Android applications, other than email and social networking, would you recommend as especially useful?

Can you weblink, or mention exact names, from the Play Store? Particularly apps which you may have had hands-on experience and found them genuinely useful. This is in regard to common, everyday use —  and not necessarily geeky.

  1. Susendeep D
    October 31, 2013 at 7:44 am

    Some of the apps which you may find useful are -

    TubeMate -

    You'll never ever find this app on play store as its job is to download videos from YouTube in various resolutions(1080p,720p etc.) and MP3 format too, which is against Google's ToS.

    CleanMaster - cleans memory,allows move apps to SD card and much more.

    Feedly , Pulse , NDTV news apps to get news.

    GoLauncher Ex - A good launcher app and allows auto grouping of apps which allows easy navigation and finding apps quickly. It also comes up with GoSwitch widget which is useful for quick toggle of many settings.

    • Drsunil V
      October 31, 2013 at 5:58 pm

      V, nicely chosen apps ( not an exaggerated comment )

  2. Dalsan M
    October 6, 2013 at 6:47 am

    KeePassDroid to keep user login information: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.android.keepass&hl=en.

    Kingsoft Office for viewing and editing documents: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=cn.wps.moffice_i18n&hl=en.

    QuickPic for quicker and easier photo browsing and viewing instead of using Gallery: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alensw.PicFolder&hl=en.

    Wifi File Explorer Pro (there is a free version as well) to transfer files to and from computers and Android devices over wifi: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dooblou.WiFiFileExplorerPRO&hl=en. Others may recommend other FTP apps, but this is what I'm used to.

    ZDBox is a toolbox full of useful items to keep your device clean of junk files, task killer, data usage counter with limit reminder, battery saver, do not disturb function, etc. It is meant for rooted devices, but many functions do not need root access to function. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zdworks.android.toolbox&hl=en.

    There are other apps, but more region specific, so I won't mention those apps here. I also use Advanced Task Killer Pro (there is a free version) for ending tasks, and Advanced Mobile Care by IOBit to help clean my devices. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rechild.advancedtaskkillerpro&hl=en and https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.iobit.mobilecare&hl=en, respectively.

    • Drsunil V
      October 13, 2013 at 6:55 am

      Thanks. Your passion to share technology is laudable

    • Drsunil V
      October 13, 2013 at 7:19 am

      Thanks. Can you pl weblink Tasker alternative?

    • Susendeep D
      October 31, 2013 at 7:22 am

      Some alternatives to Tasker app are -

      AutomateIt

      Mini Tasker

      Profile Flow

  3. Alan W
    October 5, 2013 at 12:44 pm

    That is a hard question to answer given that we dont know your likes or dislikes. Our preferences will not be your preferences so you need to narrow things down a bit for us.

  4. Dave P
    October 4, 2013 at 11:52 pm

    In terms of the collective hive mind of the MUO authors we keep Best Of Android Apps and Best Of Android Games lists updated.

    Here - http://www.makeuseof.com/pages/best-android-apps
    And here - http://www.makeuseof.com/pages/best-android-games

    Beyond that hopefully others will add their personal favorites to this thread.

    • Drsunil V
      October 13, 2013 at 7:22 am

      Visited the first link. Noticed few nice apps

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