Google’s operating system Android is fast gaining popularity with many handset makers using Android in their devices. The rising popularity of Android has prompted developers to come up with useful Android applications. These days there are several useful free Android applications available in market which you can download on your smartphone by simply registering an Android market account using your Google account. Here is a list of 10 best Android phone apps:
1. Words With Friends
This free app was last updated on November 15, 2011. It works well with devices running Android 2.1 and up. The size of Words With Friends varies with device. This app features simple and familiar crossword game play, which is loved by millions of users across the globe. You can play as much as 20 games at a time using the turn-based design of this app. This game allows you to play with your friends. The in-game chat messaging allows you to stay in touch with family and friends.
2. ATM Hunter
This free app is meant for mature users. It was last updated on November 14, 2011. The current version 1.2 is compatible with Android and 1.5 and up. The size of ATM Hunter is 749k. This app allows the users to locate ATMs in their current location. The app can be used to locate ATMs based on any address or location of airport across the world. The users can also use this app to locate the ATMs in case of a deposit or a withdrawal.
This useful app was last updated on December 3, 2011. The current version 1.2.1 is compatible with Android 1.5 and up. The size of Epistle is 345k. You can use this app to manage your notes and sync them with Dropbox. Epistle can also be used to share notes with other apps and import text from other apps. You can view and edit notes in full screen mode.
4. Dolphin Browser HD 5.0
This free app was last updated on December 1, 2011. The current version 7.2.0 is compatible with Android 2.0.1 and up. The size of Dolphin Browser HD 5.0 is 3.4M. Regarded by many as the fastest and easiest mobile browser, this app features over 60 add-ons. This app allows you to browse Internet at a rapid pace without ads. You can also create a personal symbol to access your favorite websites. The speed dial feature of this app helps you to access your favorite sites easily.
5. Google Maps
This is one of the most useful Android apps released so far. The Google Maps was last updated on November 29, 2011. The current version is compatible with Android 2.1 and up. The size of the current version varies with device. This app allows you to carry the map of the world in your pocket. Featuring free, voice-guided GPS navigation system, this app helps you to locate the places of your need. This map also helps you to located your friends and check in at different places.
This free app is a perfect thing for health and fitness freaks. The latest version 1.1 was last updated on August 17, 2011 and it is compatible with Android 2.1 and up. The size of WebMD is 6.6M. You can use this app for making decision regarding your health and health improvement efforts. Featuring the Symptom Checker tools of WebMD, this app helps you to know about the diseases.
This free app was last updated on August 18, 2011. The current version 1.2.4 is compatible with Android 1.5 and up. The size of Dropbox is 3.0M. This is a very useful app because it allows the users to bring their photos, videos and docs anywhere. This app also allows the users to save the attachments of emails in the Dropbox and edit docs there.
This free app was last updated on November 27, 2011. The current version 1.5.1 is compatible with Android 2.0 and up. The size of QuickPic, which is a very useful app for photographers, is 325k. You can use this app to view the images in full screen and in the form of slide show. The quality of the images is excellent.
This free app was last updated on November 17, 2011. The current version 3.3.1 is compatible with Android 1.6 and up. The size of Evernote is 5.4M. This user-friendly app helps you to stay organized by syncing all of your notes across the devices that are used by you.
10. Facebook for Android
This free app was last updated on December 1, 2011. The current version is compatible with Android 1.5 and up and its size varies with device. This app is perfect for those who are hooked to social networking because it allows them to share and stay connected with friends on Facebook.