Twenty must have apps that you should not miss

Many apps are created with one thing in mind, and that is to help make your life a little bit easier. There are thousands of apps out there though, and it can be difficult to figure out which ones you can actually use, and which ones you don’t need to bother with. Here are some of our favorites, and we recommend these apps for all Android users.

Check out our list of 20 useful apps that we at Magzian selected for you.

Notes & Lists

1. BuyMeaPie – Grocery Shopping List

Download link: Free | PaidBuy Me a PieThis app has more than 5 million downloads and is considered one of the most popular of its kind. It has a smart cloud synchronization that allows users to create and manage lists either on web app or mobile device, and sync them with a number of devices. With this app users can also share their lists with friends and family and collaborate on shopping together. Price: there is a free version and a paid one for $2.98.

2. Google Keep – Create Custom Notes and Lists

Download link: FreedownloadIf you are forgetful and need to take notes for reminders, this is the app for you. Color-code all of your notes, take photos using the app, and even transcribe recorded voice messages. Price: Free.


3. Swype – Type Fast, Swype Faster

Download link: Free | PaidswypeTyping on a small device can be difficult. If you want a better keyboard option for your device, this is it. Once you get used to using it, you will find that you have better speed and accuracy with your typing. Price: Free version and paid for $0.99.

4. Plague – Spread Information Like A Virus

Download link: Freeplague screenshotYou want access to information, and you want it now. That is what you will get from this app. This is a new way to share information with others all over the world. It’s like a virus. Once information is shared, it spreads from user to user. Price: Free.

5. Link Bubble Browser – Do The Right Mobile Browsing

Download link: Free | PaidlinkbubbleDon’t you just hate how much time you end up wasting browsing online? Change all of that with this app. You can click on a link and the app will load the link in a bubble in the background, so you can keep on browsing while it loads. Price: Free and pro version for $4.04.

6. tTorrent – Simply The Best Torrent Downloader Client

Download link: Free | PaidCaptureIf you download torrents, you need this app. It is a great peer-to-peer app that lets you browse and download torrents quickly and easily. It has all of the same great features as the expensive torrenting programs. Price: Free lite version and paid version for $4.99.


7. HoverChat – Never Interrupt What You’re Doing To Answer A Message

Download link: Free | Paidunnamed-2Do you hate having to stop in the middle of something just to send a message? You won’t have to do this any longer when you use HoverChat. You can watch a movie and have a conversation at the same time, and you can customize your messaging windows. Price: $3.99 and a free promo app.

8. Mighty Text – SMS From Computer or Tablet

Download link: Freemighty-2Never miss a text again with this app. Even if you can’t access your phone (during meetings, classes, etc.) you can still see them on your tablet or computer. It even works with Gmail. Price: Free.


9. Cerberus – The Best Protection You Can Get

Download link: Freecerb2_2359532bThis is an awesome anti-theft app that everyone should have. In addition to tracking stolen devices, you can also use the app to control the stolen devices through the website or with a text message. You can wipe all of the information from the device, lock it using a special code, have the alarm go off, and more. Price: Free trial, and a one-time upgrade fee of 2.99€.


10. Muzei – A Living Museum For Your Android Home Screen

Download link: FreeMuzei-5If you love art, this app will allow you to be able to look at some of the most famous works of art in the world. Muzei gives you wallpapers for your home screen, and you get a different piece every day. Price: Free.

11. UCCW – Create Your Own Custom Widget

Download link: Freechameleon_uccw_skin_by_bagarwa-d5ivmovIf you prefer having custom widgets for homescreens, this app will let you create them. Choose from a variety of skins, and start creating. You can decide what the widgets display, from low battery to missed calls to weather and much more. Price: Free.

12. Cover – The Right Apps At The Right Time

Download link: FreeCover-beta-bugsThis app will put all of your apps on the lockscreen, so everything is in one convenient location. It can tell when you are working, at home, driving, etc., and gives you the apps you tend to use most often for these and other activities. Price: Free.

13. Light Flow – LED & Notifications

Download link: Free | PaidlightflowYou can use this app to get into your smartphone’s LED to get custom notifications, as long as your phone has an LED light that alerts you to notifications. It will give you a special color for texts, emails, phone calls, etc., and it can even let you know when your battery is running down. Price: Free lite version and paid one of $2.49.

14. Lux – Improve Your Phone’s Automatic Brightness

Download link: Free | PaidLux1If you hate a screen that is too bright or too dark, you can use this app to change the brightness settings. This comes in pretty handy when you need more or less brightness depending on the light conditions you are in. Price: Free and $3.80.

15. Tasker – Automate Your Android Phone

Download link: PaidCaptureThis is another app that will let you customize your phone based on actions. You can set up customized actions for apps, time, your location, various events, shortcuts, and a whole lot more. You can even use this app to create and sell apps. Price: $2.99.

16. Locale – Condition-Based Android Automator

Download link: PaidCaptureDo you want to know who is calling just by the way your phone rings? You can do this, and a lot more, with this automation app. You can customize how your phone works based on all kinds of factors, including your location, who is calling, battery life, and more. Price: $9.99.


17. Google’s Sky Map – Your Portable Planetarium

Download link: Freesky-map-android-apps-screenshot-970x546Astronomy lovers will go crazy for this app from Google. Point it at the sky, and it will tell you what constellation it is pointed at. This is a great tool to help you learn more about the constellations. Price: Free.

18. Yahoo Weather – Weather Forecasts

Download link: Freeyahooweather1Always be ready for the weather by downloading this popular app. You will be able to find out what the weather is going to be like, which is great so you can know how to dress accordingly. Price: Free.

19. Instagram – Capture And Share The World’s Moments

Download link: FreeInstagram-3-0-iOS-Puts-Your-Photos-on-a-Map-2If you don’t already have this app, get it now. You can do a lot with your photos by using the filters, and you can instantly share your photos with friends and family.

20. VLC’s Media Player – Multimedia Player

Download link: FreeVLC_Media_Player_Android_AlphaEnjoy videos anywhere, and at any time with this app. You can watch videos in any file format. Cost: Free.


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