Top 10 Best Android Apps You Need to Know About

Published:9:33 pm EDT, July 26, 2013| Updated:9:33 pm EDT, July 26, 2013|
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Here's 10 great Android apps in Google Play that you absolutely need to know about.

1. Yahoo! Fantasy Sports Football

Yahoo launched its newest Fantasy Sports app for Android and it comes with a new redesign and mobile drafting. Yahoo! Fantasy Sports Football managers can now sign up, draft a team, and win your league championship wherever you are. Mobile drafting allows lets users pick players, set their queue, check the results, and chat with other managers to plan a strategy or execute a trade. You can download Yahoo! Fantasy Sports Football app from the Google Play Store here.


2. Google Play Games

Google launched Google Play Games, an app which serves as a gaming hub for Android smartphones and tablets. Users can discover new games, track achievements, and compare scores with friends connected through Google+. Some game titles in the library include Asphalt 8 Airborne, Riptide GP2, and Prince of Persia Shadow & Flame. You can download Google Play Games from the Google Play Store here.


3. Chromecast

Google's Chromecast is a new way to watch online video on your TV. Simply plug it into your HDTV and control it with your Android smartphone or tablet. With Chromecast app, users can set up Chromecast to work with a WiFi network, and easily manage Chromecast settings. You can download Chromecast from the Google Play Store here.


4. Team Red Cross

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The American Red Cross launched the Team Red Cross app, which allows people to sign up to help, and receive notifications about Red Cross disaster volunteer opportunities in their community. Help with disaster assessment, feeding, bulk distribution, and be available for other important work. Share volunteer opportunities with friends, and get connected with other Team Red Cross members. You can download the American Red Cross app from the Google Play Store here.


5. WeMo

With Belkin's WeMo system, users can turn on lights from another room, or turn them off from across town. Set up a schedule and make sure all the lights go off at bedtime. The WeMo app controls any electronic device you plug into a WeMo switch. Control one light, one room, or the whole house. You can download WeMo from the Google Play Store here.

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6. Pixuru

Pixuru is a new photography app developed by Pixuru. With Pixuru, users can order their favorite image on canvas, wood, metal, or framed print. The app offers free shipping in the US, and guarantees two day turn around, and the highest quality on the market. You can download Pixuru from the Google Play Store here.


7. Optik Smart Remote

With Optik Smart Remote from Telus, users can browse and quickly find the best shows to watch on TV. Control your TV with your Android device and spend less time channel surfing. Sort your recordings by date, title, series, recorded, recorded or filter by genre. Get program related information from IMDB, Wikipedia, and YouTube. You can download Optik Smart Remote from the Google Play Store here.


8. Locket

Locket is an app that pays users just for having ads on their lock screen. Get paid by opening an ad or unlocking your phone the way you always do. Locket beta is currently only available in the US only. You can download Locket from the Google Play Store here.


9. BitTorrent Sync

BitTorrent Sync is new product that lets users sync an unlimited number of files and folders of any size across all of your devices. Access synced folders when you're on the go, and share photos and videos to your friends with mobile-to-mobile sending. Users can backup photos from your mobile phone to a folder on your computer. You can download BitTorrent from the Google Play Store here.


10. Animoto Video Maker

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Animoto Video Maker is a photography app developed by Animoto Inc. Create high-quality videos using photos from your phone's gallery. Select from styles like brilliance, retro wheel, and animo to original. Add a sound track from the music library and share your videos with everyone. You can download Animoto Video Maker from the Google Play Store here.

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