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Published On: Tue, Dec 11th, 2012

Top 10 Must Have Android Apps of 2012

The wonderful world of Android apps has the biggest variety of apps in the market and this is exactly why Android users and their beloved apps make up a love affair that is more complete than any romantic bond that one could care to conjure up.
So if you are one of the Android spy brigade, and if you could only have 10 Android apps on your phone or tablet, what would they be? Let’s pull out our app following cell phone tracking binoculars and come up with the list.

Top 10 Must Have Android Apps of 2012


#10 – Pandora Internet Radio


Since we’re all always hankering after variety, Pandora is extremely popular. You can use it when driving, exercising or most importantly when you are pretending to work. Sure a few improvements in UI would help, but the service is pretty darn good.
Current Version – Varies with device
Android Requirement – Varies
Avg. Rating – 4.5/5
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#9 – Plume


All app freaks have used a multitude of Twitter clients over the years. However, the sleek 4.x level interface that Plume has summoned makes us all keep coming back for more, especially after the recent update that made Nexus 7 one amazing experience.
Current Version – 4.71
Android Requirement – 2.1+
Avg. Rating – 4.2/5
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#8 – Google Authenticator


As far as excitement is concerned there is nothing much to write home about, but Google Authenticator’s importance cannot be overstressed. Authenticator is used to manage the two-pronged security for Google, Dropbox and LastPass accounts and to do it seamlessly.
Current Version – 2.35
Android Requirement – 2.1+
Avg. Rating – 4.8/5
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#7 – Dropsync


This is one app that could be used to keep scores of files across one’s Dropbox account, phone, tablet, PC – pictures, APKs, screen shot, anything and everything. The app is seriously robust, extremely customizable and absolutely automated.
Current Version – 2.4.10
Android Requirement – 2.0+
Avg. Rating – 4.6/5
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#6 – Google Reader


It is the quintessential go-to app to keep up with the latest tech and Android updates and feeds. It conjures a clean and simple way to connect with the content wherever one might be.
Current Version – 1.1.8
Android Requirement – 1.6+
Avg. Rating – 4.2/5
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#5 – Google Voice


When one is restricted to carrier based texting, phone numbers and voicemail, it limits everything you want to do on your device. This is precisely why Google Voice is a godsend as far as managing calls and communications is concerned. The app has flawless system level integration and a seamless interface for everything that you might need.
Current Version - 0.4.2.72
Android Requirement – 2.0+
Avg. Rating – 4.2/5
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#4 – Astro File Manager


Could there be a locked down file system on my device? Oh iDon’t believe so. Astro is easily the go-to Android file manager, and for quite a few years now. Plus its recent update make it even better with the addition of a clean 4x style design and the integrated access to Dropbox storage and Google Drive.
Current Version – Varies
Android Requirement – Varies
Avg. Rating – 4.5/5
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#3 – SwiftKey


All the amazing options that Android has for input of text are enough to whet the appetite of any Android spy or aficionado. Swype has been a popular app, but its popularity has been forestalled by SwiftKey for the keyboard needs on Android phones. You can use it on both Nexus 7 and Galaxy Nexus and then you wouldn’t leave it for the world.
Current Version – 3.0.4.343
Android Requirement – 2.1+
Avg. Rating – 4.6/5
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#2 – Chrome for Android

The app’s cross platform syncing and unbelievable browsing make it the absolute must have for any Android user. It would eventually become the app that you would use more than any other app.
Current Version – Varies
Android Requirement – Varies
Avg. Rating – 4.1/5
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#1 – Tasker

This app showcases Android’s wherewithal more than any other app, and demonstrates what exactly sets it apart from other platforms. Tasker can be used to automate everything on your device; ranging from location based device setting to screen timeout extension, there is a wide gamut of opportunities waiting in the wings with Tasker.
Current Version – 1.3.3u2
Android Requirement – 1.6+
Avg. Rating – 4.7/5
Download

Get above 10 android apps for your android smartphone and enjoy the latest features.

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