The 10 Best Android Apps You Should Try

RedPhone Private Calls


RedPhone makes private communication simple. Free, world-wide, end-to-end encryption for your calls, securing your conversations so that nobody can listen in. This handy app lets you make encrypted calls over the developer’s secure VoIP network to other TextSecure users. I particularly like that it works with your existing dialer and phone number, alerting you when another RedPhone user is on the line and the call can be encrypted. If all those PRISM and NSA headlines have you worried, just give this app a try.

Wickr Secret Messenger

wicker-android app

Wickr is a free end-to-end encrypted text, video, picture and voice messenger with full sender control. Trusted by world leaders, executives, journalists, human rights activists, celebrities, and your closest friends. Sometimes the most secure message is one that simply doesn’t exist, that’s the thinking behind Wickr. The twist is that you set a lifespan for each message, ensuring that your private messages stay private. They are so secure that even FBI had to ask for a backdoor.

Periscope -Twitter Inc.

periscope android app

Periscope lets you broadcast live video to the world. Going live will instantly notify your followers, who can join, comment and send you hearts in real time. The more hearts you get, the higher they flutter on the screen.Periscope has Twitter’s blessing, and lets you share video and chat with other users with ease. Best of all, it saves your Periscopes for later viewing.

DeaDBeeF Player


This is just a perfect fit to you if you want to have more control over your music collection. This sprawling app supports mp3,ogg, aac/mp4, alac/mp4, flac, ape, wv, wav, tta, mpc, sid, mod, s3m, nsf and more. There’s also a 10-band equalizer so you can get your tunes sounding just so.

SleepBot – Sleep Cycle Alarm

sleepbot android app

If you want to know about what goes on while you’re snoozing, SleepBot has the answers. Just Leave your phone in bed with you, and SleepBot will track your movements and nocturnal noises using your Android’s microphone and accelerometer. But SleepBot is not just a tracker,it is designed to wake you up during the lightest part of your sleep cycle, promising you better sleep and more wakeful mornings.


pepperplate android app

Pepperplate is perfect guide for you to seamlessly manage your recipes, menus and shopping lists on the web, Android Tablet and Android Phone. Take your Phone into the kitchen and cook your whole menu with multiple cooking timers, and find new recipes you’ll love based on ones you already like. Once you start using it, you’ll have one less excuse to eat out.

Google Goggles

google goggles android app

Want to search by taking a picture or screenshots then this app is for you. This app let Android’s camera to take a snapshot of anything from a painting in a museum to a placard that’s written in a language you don’t understand, and Google Goggles will do the searching for you. It even handles QR codes and barcodes for easy comparison shopping. It’s not an immersive alternate-reality experience, but still it’s faster and easier than trying to find the right search term.


pinterest android app

Pinterest is like a social network of stuff, a place to “pin” things that interest you on themed boards or more easily to a visual bookmarking tool. I recently used it to help redecorate my living room, letting me see everything I wanted all together. It easily integrates with your browser for fast pinning, and you can view the pins of others for added inspiration.



This is by far the best news reading app even the best news sites can’t come near to its perfect flipping article UI. This app lets you flip through articles reformatted into a magazine style, with very readable text and large images. The unique “flip” interface is perfect for idly paging through the news in search of something interesting.


Pocket android app

Your Bag of Holding for the Internet, Pocket lets you save articles, images, and video for later. I especially like how it reformats articles for more comfortable reading, and how it syncs between all my devices. A new version of Pocket added improved sharing features making it even easier to pocket stuff no matter what app you’re working in.

Ayush Chandel
A tech enthusiastic,developer and blogger who loves to write about technology and help bridge the gap between techies and mainstream readers. Always ready to suggest people on technology and especially the web development. He's also the Founder of this site and just hate Taylor Swift.

The 10 Best Android Apps You Should Try

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