Here’s our list of the top 15 best Android apps you should download. Everything on the list is free.
The movie-making sensation took a little while to appear on Android, then took a while for the numerous bugs to disappear – but now it’s all good. It’s a simple recording/stop-motion/animation tool, letting you shoot live video on your phone and share it via social networks. The app is also the best way of browsing Vines from others, as the categories and pages mean you can leaf through it like tally, favouriting users.
Google officially announced its new photo-sharing service, Google Photos, at its I/O developer conference in San Francisco. With Google Photos, users can backup unlimited photos and videos to Google’s cloud for free. The app lets users sort their photos by day, or even scroll through the months or years. The new app can create montage movies, interactive stories, collages, animations, and more. Google Photos will back up photos and videos automatically from your device, so you don’t have to worry about deleting photos to make space.
Free from the BBC, which arrived late to the weather app party in 2013 and delivered a completely stocking, triple-A meteorological experience. A variety of stylish widgets, long-range forecasts, location-aware settings and support for multiple locations make finding out how much it’s raining everywhere a joy.
Periscope, Twitter’s live streaming video app, launched on Android two months after it launched on iOS. Periscope lets users broadcast in real time to their followers. When a broadcast is live, your followers can comment and share “hearts,” if they enjoyed your Livestream. When a broadcast is over, you can make it so viewers can watch the video up to 24 hours later.
Google’s Inbox email service is now open to everyone without an invitation. Inbox brings a new “trip bundle” feature, which groups emails based on your travel plans. If you have several emails with flight, hotel, and rental car reservations, the app will automatically group the messages together. There’s also an Undo Send feature so you can take back an email after sending it — just in case you
spotted a mistake.
The popular replacement keyboard app, Swiftkey, rolled out a new update this week, which includes a new default theme called Carbon, which replaces Nickel as the default theme for Android users. Swiftkey also supports 22 Indian languages. The new additions include Bodo, Dogri, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Manipuri, Sanskrit, Santali, and Sindhi.
Instagram’s photo collage app Layout is now available on Android after launching on iOS back in March. Layout for Android allows users to combine multiple pictures from their camera roll and bring them together to create a collage. The app also lets users edit photos in the app, and duplicate photos if needed. Then, you can share your creations on Instagram.
Facebook released a new Android app, Facebook Lite, which “works well across all network conditions.” Facebook Lite for Android includes experiences like News Feed, status updates, photos, and notifications. Facebook Lite is less than 1MB, so everything loads quickly. Facebook Lite is available in countries across Asia, and will soon be available in parts of Latin America, Africa, and Europe.
Founded by David Karp in 2007, Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website owned by Yahoo! Inc. Tumblr allows users to post multimedia and other content in a short-form blog. Tumblr also gives users the ability to follow other users’ blogs, as well as make their Tumblr blogs private. Most of the website’s features can be accessed from the “dashboard” interface, where users can post content to their Tumblr. Tumblr recently launched a GIF Search engine, but it’s currently only available on the web, but will be available for Android and iOS soon.
Swarm’s Android app just received an update, which now allows users to message friends of friends. So if you wanted to reach out to an acquaintance that likes to party, you can do that via Swarm, without asking your mutual friend for their contact information. Luckily, users can choose to deny messages from creepers.
MixRadio, the radio music service that Microsoft sold to the messaging app, Line, was only on Windows Phone, but it is now available for iOS and Android. The music service features a 35 million track catalogue and comes with 10,000 pre-made playlists. Tracks from artists such as Lana Del Rey, Rihanna, and Lady Gaga are available for free in 31 countries, including the U.S., Brazil, India, and China.
Foursquare users will soon be able to order a ride from Uber directly in the local discovery app. Foursquare is working with Button, a deep-linking startup, to integrate the services. When users tap to see more details on a restaurant, the Uber hailing button will appear. For users without the Uber app installed, they will receive a discount on their first ride (promo code “FOURSQUARE”).
Sky NOW TV
Sky’s ramped up its Android app selection in spectacular fashion over the last year or two, with all manner of streaming, on-demand and specialist services available. Sky NOW TV is the best and most useful of the bunch, letting users buy access to its sports channels on a PAYG basis.
If you’re a BT Internet user, this is a must install. Feed the app your BT account master password (this will be the one you thought up on a whim eight years ago and won’t be able to remember), and it’ll automatically log you in whenever you’re in range of a BT hotspot. Given that there are trillions of them in the UK, it means automated access to properly useful Wi-Fi connections when out and about, avoiding the spam £6-an-hour merchants.
If you felt a bit lost and disconnected from the News Borg when Google shut down its Reader RSS aggregate, Feedly will help. It’s a more glamorous and swishy-slidy way of getting data from RSS feeds, with numerous ways of displaying site snippets and navigating through your unread pile of possibly interesting things.
Conclusion: So these were some best Android Apps 2015 for your Android Mobile. If you have fast internet connection, then you can easily access these apps I know how hard it is to find Android Apps that are free and doesn’t ask you for sign ups or your card details, so I have mentioned only those Android Apps from which you can access free.