25 Best Android Apps You Can’t Miss in 2016

Whether you are looking for new games, productivity apps or the latest social media management app here’s a list of  the best free android apps you must have this year.

Part 1: 25 Best Android Apps You Can’t Miss in 2016

1. Periscope

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=tv.periscope.android

Periscope is Twitter’s live video streaming app that allows users to create their own live streams, watch their friends live streams and comment on them. You can replay the live streams for up to 24 hrs.

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2. Timehop

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.timehop&hl=en_GB

This app is a great way to go down memory lane. It allows users to link their favourite social media accounts and then shows what happened years ago on today’s date.

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3. Snapseed

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.niksoftware.snapseed&hl=en

This great photo editor has a number of tools that allow users to enhance photographs. It is fun to play around with it’s many.

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4. Strava

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.strava&hl=en_GB

Among the many smartphone fitness tools this one is one of the best. It allows users to track performance, set goals and see daily progress updates. There are also leader boards for when you are feeling competitive.  

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5. Citymapper- Bus Tube and Rail

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.citymapper.app.release

Here’s a great app for when you travel to a foreign city and have no idea how the public transport works. It even allows users to stay informed about disruptions and cancellations.

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6. Launchify

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.emberify.launchify  

This app gives you an easy way to access your other apps and notifications. It does so by creating easily accessible shortcuts to your important apps.

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7. Cardboard Camera

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.vr.cyclops

This application is designed to allow the user to take panoramic images. The images are given real depth allowing the user to look around them as much as they wish. It even records sound.

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8. Dash Radio

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dashradio.dash&hl=en_GB

This radio streaming app sets itself apart from the many other best free android apps available in the market in that it includes over 60 original stations, real DJs and nor adverts. It also supports Bluetooth streaming to external speakers.

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9. Morecast

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.morecast.weather

If you need detailed, full forecast weather app, Morecast is the one to choose. It has global webcams, interactive maps and even offers side by side forecast comparison of two different locations. It is also one of the most accurate weather apps.

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10. YouTube Gaming

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.youtube.gaming

This is an app that allows you to watch live streams and videos of games and gaming events from both gamers and publishers. It is a great addition to your app collection if you enjoy playing and watching games.

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11. Palabre

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.levelup.palabre&hl=en

This is a news reader app that stands out for its multi-display modes and themes. It also allows the user to switch categories easily and hide articles they have already read.

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12. ClickMe- Reminder in a click

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co.clickme&hl=en

If you are looking for an easy way to set reminders, this is one of the best free android apps that  might just help. It can be set to automatically launch after a call and take a screenshot to instantly set a reminder.

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13. S Health  

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sec.android.app.shealth&hl=en

This app was originally only available for Galaxy devices but now it is available to all Android users. It is a health app that tracks everything from walking and running to food, water and caffeine intake.

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14. Map My Fitness Workout Trainer

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mapmyfitness.android2&hl=en

Here’s another app that will help you remain healthy this year. It uses GPS to log your runs thereby giving you an accurate assessment of your workout regime.

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15. Duolingo

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.duolingo&hl=en

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to learn a new language? Here’s an app that will make that resolution very easy to fulfil. It is also completely free with no ads or hidden fees.

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16. Truemessenger

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.truecaller.messenger

This app is the SMS counterpart to Truecaller and uses a massive database of numbers to identify the company or person sending you a message. It is a great way to eliminate spam messages.

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17. Polarr Pro Photo Editor

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=photo.editor.polarr&hl=en

Here’s a photo editing app that will offer you the same great features as some of the top paid ones and it is absolutely free. It can be used for cleaning images up using noise removal tools, tweaking the exposure and adding a number of filters.

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18. Feedly

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.devhd.feedly&hl=en

This app offers you a great way to keep up-to date if you have a huge list of news sources and websites. It is one of the best free android apps that features a  great RSS feed reader that collects all of the information you need and brings them together in an elegant interface.

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19. Timely Alarm Clock

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ch.bitspin.timely

If your other resolution this year is to be on time, Timely Alarm Clock can help with that. It comes with a clock, alarms, a timer and stopwatch. It also has one of the most beautiful interfaces we have seen.

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20. Arrow Launcher

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.launcher&hl=en_GB

This is another app that is designed to make your complicated life simpler. It allows your home-screen to only show your most frequently used apps, frequent contacts and most recent downloads. It also learns as you use it and eventually begins to put the right apps in front of you.

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21. Javvy

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=io.hellocode.javvy

This is a great app to learn the Java programming language. It allows users to learn at their own pace with over 150 interactive tutorials.

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22. Alto Mail

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.aol.mobile.altomail

This email app supports Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, AOL and iCloud to allow users to easily organize their emails. It also has a very easy to use and beautiful interface.

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23. ShareTheMeal  

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.sharethemeal.app

Here’s an app that will make it easy for you to make a difference in the world. A few taps will feed a hungry child from anywhere from a day to a year.

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24. Calorie Counter- MyFitnessPal

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.myfitnesspal.android&hl=en_GB

Looking to lose some weight this year? Here’s one of the best free android apps that will make watching what you eat easier. It lets you log your meals and then provides calorie and nutritional information to help you set better weight loss goals.

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25. Habitica

Download Here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.habitrpg.android.habitica&hl=en

Finally, here’s a great app that will help you stick to your to-do list no matter what. When you complete a task, you can earn Gold that can be exchanged for rewards in the app or rewards that you set yourself. 

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These free apps will let you begin your year on the right foot and maybe even help you actually achieve your goals this year. 


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