You must try Google's must-have Android apps

You must try Google's must-have Android apps
With the ever-increasing number of apps ready to invade our smartphones and tablets at any time, it’s often hard to get the best of what’s out there. Of course, we’re always happy to show you our best apps selections, but there are obviously many other apps that are worth your attention. With that in mind, you’ll probably want to know what Google’s current selection of must-have apps (as seen in Google Play) looks like.

Right now, there are 122 titles in Google’s must-have apps category (with a few games scattered among apps). We’ve gathered some of the highest-rated ones, leaving you the pleasure of discovering the rest at the source link below. 

In alphabetical order:


source: Google Play

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15 Comments

1. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

Pocket is really nice, using it for almost a year now!

9. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Me too, I received a congrats email for being in the top 5% of the user base... (not sure how true is this) but anyway it is a great app specially for undeveloped countries where phone coverage / data speeds / and providers are not up to par with the rest of the world. Also very good when you run out of Data allowance in a limited monthly cellphone plan, so you can preload articles when on Wi-Fi and then get to read them later

2. the_s2

Posts: 239; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Lumosity's a scam.

4. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Then you should try Elevate. It's roughly the same kind of app

12. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

It's a scam too? ;)

3. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I like Drippler. Its scan your device and give related optimisation tips.

5. djkhalid

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

try mightytext instead of pushbullet, I like it way more

7. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Does mightytext deliver all the options pushbullet has? Pushbullet is more than just syncing your text messages.

8. sid07desai

Posts: 290; Member since: May 03, 2012

Yes but all we can do on pushbullet is read and dismiss the notifications on pc. Mightytext allows to reply.

10. steelew

Posts: 219; Member since: Jun 04, 2012

use hangouts and it works everywhere, I got rid of mighty text once i started using hangouts. It works is chrome, phone and wear.

11. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

You can use reply from pushbullet on PC too. Also you can send links, notes, images, etc from/to PC from/to your Android devices. Pushbullet is a lot more than just texting. And I can see any notification there is on my PC, not just text messages.

6. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Google Camera is also a must have for photo sphere feature.

13. GrosseFatigue

Posts: 206; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

One of the best app needs a piece of hardware. It is Magicjack Go. At the end it is like having 2 Sim cards, receiving calls from 2 phone numbers. You get your MagicJack Go piece of hardware and phone number then you can set it up to forward calls to your cell. From your cell you can make calls from the application flashing your MagicJack Go number instead of your cell number proper. The application takes phone messages. I recently ported a very valuable AT&T landline business number to a MagicJack Go ($55 a year instead of several thousands) and forward all calls to my cell phone, Now my cell phone can answer 2 numbers and you know from what number calls are originating. On top of that when you call from your cell communications are better than if you were calling directly from the MagicJack Go connected to a handset. Very interesting. If the application on the cell phone can handle calls coming from several MagicJack Go then it is like having not one but several Sim cards on one cell phone.

14. GrosseFatigue

Posts: 206; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

More to that: I was on vacation and late paying my cell number. Well I am still receiving my MagicJack Go calls and can also make outgoing calls using the app while my cell number is cut off and I find that invaluable! Email still works of course. I cant text, that s all.

15. mansi2737

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

The one very useful app I would like to add to the List is One Tap Torch by UWeMo Applications. It is super awsome flashlight app and very easy to use and its very fast. Its starts Torch / Flashlight with just one tap.

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