Top Must Have Apps On Android

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Google Play Store has accumulated over 50 billion app downloads, clearly showing us how much people like to customize their phones and tablets with various cool apps. But, the question still stands, which apps are worthy of being in your phones and tablets?

In this post, we go through the top must have android apps, discussing their features, device support and price. All the apps listed here can be installed directly from Google Play Store on your Android phone or tablet.

1. WhatsApp Messenger

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WhatsApp Messenger is a cross platform instant messenger. It is available for multiple platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Symbian etc. WhatsApp uses your phone number for your account, instead of a dedicated account like most other services. It can work over 2G, 3G, LTE, WiFi etc., and consumes very little data. You can also send audio clips, videos, images to your contacts too. There is also support for Group Messaging in WhatsApp Messenger.

2. MX Player

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MX Player is by far, the best video player available for Android phones and tablets. It truly lives up to its claim “The best way to enjoy your movies”. With MX Player, you get support for Hardware Video Decoding on a wide array of Android devices, multi-core decoding support for multi-core devices, Pinch zooming in videos, subtitle support and a nifty Kids Lock mode to prevent misuse of device while your kids are enjoying a video. MX Player has support for a huge list of video and audio codecs, including x264, h265, divx, xvid, ac3, mpeg4 among many others.

3. Facebook

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Facebook for Android is pretty self-explanatory. Simply put, it’s the official Android app for the popular social network Facebook. The official Facebook for Android app allows you to stay in touch with your friends and family, share updates, photos, videos, get notifications when your friends try to contact you. You can also chat with your friends and play several social games with your friends. Facebook team has also created a separate Facebook Messenger app for those long chat sessions.

4. Polaris Office

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Polaris Office is a no-nonsense app for creating and editing Microsoft Office and Adobe PDF documents, spreadsheets and presentations right on your Android phone.

You can create and edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint documents, open and view Adobe PDF Files, share your documents through Google Drive and other services, attach files directly to your email and much more. Overall, a must have productivity app for your Android phone or tablet.

5. Dropbox

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Dropbox is a renounced, free cloud storage service, which lets you upload your photos, documents, videos, music on its servers, and in turn, access them and share them anywhere in the world. You can also use your synced files from multiple devices. Dropbox also has a feature, which allows you to save email attachments directly to Dropbox instead of downloading them on your device. It also has a built-in editor to do small edits to your documents without having to download anything to your device.

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by techtalks @TechTalks March 22, 2016 4:53 AM UTC
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DIGITAL DEBATE

Mobile Upgrades: Killing The Product Before Its Time?

Have to agree. The speed of newer phone models within the same series and newer app versions lead to more thought put into buying decisions. Phone lines have a definite short shelf life

Lionel Gurjao

Frequently upgrading the software is a real problem as updating the software might cause your phone to lag because of the older hardware.

Shivendra Singh

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

Maalin Ashar

Q5 blackberry

Alhassan A Bukar

Nice

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