Best Free Android Apps you must have

Best Free Android Apps you must have (Photo credit: sidduz)

There are thousands of Android apps that can really confuse you if you are relatively new to apps. However, there are some apps that are not only popular but are really great to have.  They certainly help save a lot of money and effort and also help you make it easy to get what you are looking for.  Some are good to have handy as you never know when you might need them. Here are a few that could benefit you:

Google Shopper

This app is free and can help you save a lot of money by simply guiding you to the nearest store that sells what you are looking for, at the lowest price. It might guide you online as well. However, what matters is that you save a lot of money and time hunting for the right place to shop at. All you have to do is to scan a barcode and the app takes over.


A must for health and fitness enthusiasts, this is an Android app that keeps track of your fitness schedule and calorie intake. Enjoy your workouts listening to the music, which you can update regularly. This app is free and beats all other fitness apps for phones.


This one is for music enthusiasts, and has both a free version and a paid one.   It helps you identify virtually any song. You can locate YouTube videos of song performances and find lyrics of any particular song. The free version allows up to 5 songs per month whereas the paid version has no limit.


A great personal assistant for the ever-busy executive, Evernote is a mobile notepad that works in perfect harmony with your desktop and browser software. Jot down anything important or save any image or audio file on your phone and find it when you open your desktop, or the other way around. This one also has paid and free versions to choose from.


This is an app that comes free of charge and is a gastronomic wonder that can pull up restaurant options to match your mood. You can choose by price, variety and read the reviews. You can also get the contact information of restaurants and access maps and directions to get there while you are still hungry.  

Quick Office Mobile Suite

Carry your office around with you wherever you go. You can now read Word, Excel, and Powerpoint documents on your Android phone and even edit stuff if you have dedicated apps meant for that. Create documents while you are in a hurry and get things done while you are on the go.

Google Search

The highlight of Google Search is the voice-search feature that heeds your every command. Just mention the name of a chain store and it will find  the location closest to you. You get Google Maps thrown in with navigation features that are really handy.


Slacker is also comes free  and has an exhaustive catalogue of songs. What’s more, you can even download your favorite genre of music and listen while you are offline.


This amazing camera comes to you free of charge.  It also includes a complete set of filters, and the photos can be shared on Facebook too.  To download, visit:

Google Sky Map

Everyone must have wanted to explore the skies at one time or another.  There is inherent curiosity in us and when it comes to astronomy, the curiosity only gets greater. Google Sky Map comes free and is a great app that lets you identify every single celestial body you can see, along with some that are not visible to the naked eye.

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