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Five Android Apps You Should Check Out

Android smartphone and tablet users are growing at a huge rate. According to studies, the number of monthly app downloads for Android will overtake the number of monthly app downloads for the iOS (Android’s direct competitor) by June 2012.

There are so many Android apps in the Android Market that it can be hard to find out which ones are truly worth downloading. Below are some free Android apps that you should definitely download:


If you use your Android device as a productivity tool then you definitely need to use Astrid. This handy task and todo list app will help you manage your time and make sense of your daily deadlines and tasks. Input your tasks based on their importance and you can also enable a timer that will set off an alarm to remind you that you need to do the task. You can personalize this app endlessly to suit your own personal time management needs.

Angry Birds

At this point in time, who still hasn’t heard of Angry Birds? Whereas you need to spend money to play Angry Birds if you use an iPad or iPhone, it is absolutely free in Android. In fact, all three Angry Birds game (the original, Seasons and Rio) are all free. You’ll definitely appreciate the fact that you won’t need to spend a single cent to play the most popular mobile game in recent history.

ES File Explorer

ES File Explorer is a no-frills file explorer for your Android device. It allows you to easily explore the innards of your directory, which is important for those who love to


If you’re the type that needs constant access to files then Dropbox should practically be a required app on your Android device. Dropbox is one of the most popular cloud storage services, and with the Dropbox app, it makes retrieving files from the cloud easy and effortless.

Slice It!

Another game that is freely downloadable on the App Market is Slice It! Don’t mistake this as some Fruit Ninja clone. This is a game that will require precision and a lot of thinking. This is one of the best puzzle games you’ll play on Android.

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