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the best free android apps for you smartphone

Updated on November 28, 2012
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Applications make life easier.


If you are into music then Pandora is a must have application.

It is a internet radio station where the user can create channels of their favorite bands,the app will play songs from that band and songs from the same genre of music.

For an example I created a Pink Floyd channel and it played The Wall,then it played Rock and Roll by Led Zeppelin.

Pandora is a personalized radio service that streams music to your phone,the only thing you may not like is occasionally it will play a short advertisement,I think that is how they make their money.

Brightest Flashlight Free

This is a very handy application,I recommend you installing it even if you think you won't need it simply because I can't tell you how often I use this

  • It turns your cell phone into a flashlight.
  • It turns on all available lights.
  • Camera Flash LED at maximum
  • Screen at bright maximum
  • Keyboard back light at maximum
  • Automatic Timer exits after two minutes

Easy Battery Saver

Save power and extend the battery life of your phone.

This app is easy to use and works very well, since I have installed it I only have to charge my phone once every two days,it is that effective.

It saves your battery by intelligently dealing with your phones network connectivity,screen time out and screen brightness.What's more, the considerable sleep schedule setting will save your battery when you are sleeping.

So easy to use,choose one of four preset saving modes or advanced customized mode,just choose one mode and your battery problems will go away.

Norton Security Antivirus

Many people aren't aware that your phone can be hi-jacked or hacked just like a computer,I strongly advise that you have a good antivirus installed on your phone.

Norton Mobile security lite protects your android device from theft,malware and viruses.

If your phone is lost or stolen you can remotely locate it.

You can scan your mobile phone and SD card for malware and viruses,auto scan downloads and new app updates.

Norton will manage protection for multiple devices with web based security management, and boasts an optimized user interface for smartphones.

Adblock Plus

Adblock Plus blocks all the annoying ads on your Android phone.No root required.

It blocks all ads when browsing the web and when using your favorite apps like facebook.

Adblock Plus blocks

  • Mobile ads
  • Video ads
  • Banner ads
  • Push Notifications
  • Display advertising
  • HTML5 ads

Google Currents

Beautiful,free, favorite publications for your smartphone or tablet.

Google currents delivers beautiful magazine like editions to your phone for high speed or offline reading.

Editions are all free and include.

Publisher Editions - Publishers such as Forbes,The Guardian,Tech Crunch,PBS,Saveur,and more have produced hundreds of editions including in depth articles,videos,fine photography,slide shows,live maps,and social screens.

Google trending editions - Google currents uses Google search technology to hourly build a set of editions tracking the five most trending stories in categories such as world,entertainment,sports,science,and more.Each story is presented through a fresh edition of articles,videos and pictures.

Your favorite blogs and feeds - instantly turn your Google Reader subscriptions,or any of your favorite blogs/feeds into a beautiful edition with a magazine feel.

It automatically fits to adjust to the size of the screen on you phone etc.

Google currents is a reading experience not to be missed.

More free apps you may want to try:

  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • You-Tube
  • At&T Code Scanner
  • Angry Birds Star Wars Edition
  • Instagram
  • Skype
  • Facebook Messenger
  • Netflix
  • Twitter
  • Official Ebay Android App
  • Amazon Mobile
  • Bar Code Scanner
  • Yahoo Mail
  • Pics Art Photo Studio
  • Google Translate
  • Craigslist Mobile
  • Draw Something Free
  • Perfect Piano
  • TextGram Instant Text
  • WatchESPN
  • InstaPicFrame for InstaGram
  • Scanner Radio
  • Lie Detector HD
  • Bump
  • Mr. Number Blocks Calls Text

I believe that apps are a must to get the most out of your phone, I hope this helps you to do exactly that.

Happy Holidays

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    Mark 5 years ago from Alabama,USA

    @teaches12345 - You will love Google currents, it is awesome, I use it daily, Thanks for stopping by and Happy Holidays

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    Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

    I am going to look into the antivirus update for my phone. I have many of the free apps you have listed here and they are very useful (and fun). I didn't know about the google magazine offers. This is something I am also going to have to research. Thanks for the information. Voted up.