Top 10 Best Android Apps You Need to Know About

Published:2:17 pm EDT, October 3, 2013| Updated:3:14 pm EDT, October 3, 2013|
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Here's a list of the top 10 best new free Android apps on Google Play that you need to know about.

1. Intuit Quicken 2014

intuit quicken 2014 android app

The Quicken app lets users manage their checking, saving, and credit card accounts. Users can easily track expenses and split transactions for an accurate view of spending. View account balances, create a customized widget, and get alerts sent to your Android device. You can download the Quicken app from the Google Play Store here.


2. Volkswagen SmileDrive

volkswagen smiledrive android app

With Volkswagen SmileDrive Android app, users can record drives commuting to work or traveling cross-country. Simply create a Smilecast, name the trip, and tag the friends you're traveling with so they can see the route when the trip is over. The app even saves directs to the last location of where you parked your vehicle. You can download Volkswagen SmileDrive from the Google Play Store here.


3. Speedtest.net 3.0 (Update)

speedtest.net 3.0 android app

Speedtest.net was created by Ookla. The Speedtest.net Android app allows users to test their Internet's current speed in three categories: ping, download and upload. At the top of the screen, users will see a progress indicator for each test. When each test is complete, the results will show at the bottom of the screen. With Speedtest.net 3.0, users can view real-time graphs that show their current connection and share results. You can download Speedtest.net from the Google Play Store here.


4. Pinball Rocks HD

pinball rocks hd android app

Pinball Rocks HD is an arcade game developed by Sony Music Entertainment. Jump into five different tables including new songs from popular rock artists Alice in Chains, Bullet For My Valentine, AC/DC and Slayer. Each game offers high quality 3D graphics, unique missions, and bonus games. You can download Pinball Rocks HD from the Google Play Store here.


5. Camera Block

camera block android app

Camera Block is a security app developed by Better Tomorrow Apps. With one click, users can disable access to the camera on their Android device. View a list of apps with camera permission and protect your privacy. You can download Camera Block from the Google Play Store here.

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6. Chronus

chronus android app

Chronus is a Home and Lock screen clock, weather and calendar widget developed by DvTonder. The functionality is similar to Cyanogenmod cLock widget and is developed by the same app developer. You can download Chronus from the Google Play Store here.


7. The Washington Post

the washington post android app

The Washington Post app for Android is news source app for breaking news and special features. Headlines contain stories from news, politics, opinions, technology, travel, entertainment, and more. Breaking news alerts will be sent to your Android device. You can download The Washington Post from the Google Play Store here.


8. AOL: News, Mail & Video

aol news mail and video android app

With AOL app for Android, users can discover the latest news stories and watch top videos. Customize your stream with news categories that you enjoy reading. Save articles to read and share on Facebook and Twitter. You can download AOL: News, Mail & Video from the Google Play Store here.


9. Mixbit

mixbit android app

MixBit is a new social video app from the original YouTube co-founders, Steven Chen and Andrew Hurley. MixBit allows for 16 seconds of video to be shared, and unlike Vine, users have the ability to “remix” others’ videos to create movies up to one hour long. With MixBit, submissions are anonymous and comments are not allowed. You can download Mixbit from the Google Play Store here.


10. Venmo

venmo android app

Venmo is a finance app developed by Venmo. Users can make payments and pay friends for rent, dinner, drinks, movies, concert tickets, and more. Collect money from people who owe you and transfer money into your bank account overnight. You cane download Venmo from the Google Play Store here.

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