It doesn’t matter much whether you’re fresh off the box when it comes to Android, or you’ve been a long-time user, the Google Play store which has more than 3.5 million mobile applications can be one intimidating tool to encounter. All these applications are offered by different companies. Each year new apps are launched by an app developer company. There are virtually limitless applications from app development companies that you will find in the play store. Here are a few mobile applications you may want to look into to jump-start your collection of the best apps to have this 2018.
- Comixology Comics
One of the most tiresome hustles you can have as an android user who is addicted to reading comics is keeping up with all the numerous volumes of comics being published every day. Here is where you will need Comixology Comics to come to your rescue. The app acts as a long box for your comics and a storefront as well. You’re able to browse through the many books and even have the option to download some comics. For the premium version, the app charges $5.99/month, and you have all-you-can-read access to the app.
This app does so much for the Android user from taking notes to list keeping, web page clipping, and also acts as a to-do manager. You will notice the optical character recognition (OCR) in the app too. What the OCR does is that it allows you to search texts in photos.
- Facebook Messenger
When you do your research about messaging apps even in the Google Play store, you will find that Facebook Messenger is among the best of them. The application doesn’t require you enlist anybody to join it. You will realize that billions of people, both living and deceased, have joined and used Facebook at one point or another. You don’t even need to have an account to use the app, and you can even send secret messages that are end-to-end encrypted.
- Google Drive
You may think this to be just a cloud storage service, but you will realize just how misguided you are when you find the powerful office suites it comes with. The application allows you to create, access, and edit your documents from your Android phone. You can even download your files locally and store them for offline reading, viewing, and even editing. Perhaps the best thing about Google Drive is that it allows you to share your files and documents with other users, regardless of the platform they’re using.
LastPass is a must-have app for you if you’re the one to create long, complicated passwords, and then end up forgetting them. The app is one of the best password managers available on the Play store. It also generates unique passwords for you which are difficult to steal and stores them.
Netflix simply gives other mobile video streaming apps a run for their money. The app offers high-quality viewing and 4K streaming as well, which is an impressive fete to come by in an android application. There are countless numbers of movies and tv series you can find on the application.
helps keep your Android phone from nefarious individuals that can interfere with the data on your phone whenever you connect to an unsecured public network. This application can hide your IP address as well from those advertisers who are always popping up on your phone to use their products.
- Pocket Casts
You can call this a news app. It will keep you informed of all the current situation in the world, your country, state. You only need to set it to suit your preferences. You can also use the application to sync your audio files and music on different devices. So, entertainment is checked with this application.
Snapseed falls somewhere between an image filter app and a full-fledged image editor. It comes with numerous attractive image editing packages you can use to beautify your images on your Android phone. With Snapseed, you have full control of the image filters and effects that you can put on your image to make it look exactly how you want it.
This is a great audio listening application you will want to try out. The application boasts of clear, crisp audio quality with over-the-roof sound effects that are to die for. supports multi-device use, which simply lets you switch playback between different devices remotely.