Apps are an incredible part of your smartphone. It’s not the brand of smartphone that makes you smart, it’s the apps you install on it. Thus, installing the apps that works right for you is very important. However, searching for the best Android apps that suits your needs is not so easy as there are plenty of them available on the Play Store. That’s why here we’ve come with the list of the best Android apps 2016. Let’s get started:
Best Android apps 2016
Google Duo is undoubtedly one of the best apps released this year. Developed by Google itself, this free video-calling app offers you the best features of all such applications present out there. However, there is one thing that sets it apart from its rivals. While you make a call, Duo immediately starts video capture and displays it on the receiver’s screen before they have been answered.
Several other features are also there, but they are exactly the same you’ll find in other video calling applications. Still, an elegant user-interface and easy functionality make the application a perfect choice. You must try the app at least once.
Sprightly is a free business tool from Microsoft Garage apps. The utility is aimed at simplifying the process of creating simple designs like E-Cards, fliers, posters, catalogs and much more.
One of the best things about Sprightly is that it doesn’t require you to have any experience with other design tool. It’s pretty simple to use. You just need to select the type of project you want to work on and the application will guide you through the steps to create a professional end result.
So if you’re willing to work on some creative small projects, you must give Sprightly a try.
Prisma has emerged as one of the best photo-editing apps out there.
Prisma is not concerned with offering a set of editing tools; instead the photo-editing app focuses simply on filters, which are chosen from famous art styles and the artworks of famous painters.
Instead of applying different color pallets, Prisma transforms the entire quality of the image, thus transforming your photos into many recognizable styles like Pop Art, Mosaic or Cubism.
As the app works on cloud, it takes some time to upload effects. So, you’ll have to wait for some time before you can view all effects. You can then save your photos to your phone or share them on social media.
Kudos! You no longer need to buy a BlackBerry phone to enjoy Blackberry Hub; you can use it on your Android phone. The app offers a single interface to view your messaging and social media accounts, as well as offering calendar information and a password manager. The utility features an intelligent user interface, which ensures that you can easily check your all account details with an ease.
Blackberry hub isn’t compatible with all messaging apps and for now, it can only be installed on Android devices running Marshmallow. Still, it’s great tool for syncing your all accounts on one single platform. You can even enable password protection.
quickReply lets you respond to messages without entering an app. The feature is becoming very popular these days: WhatsApp supports it and Android N will allow you reply straight from your lock-screen. Still, if you don’t want to wait for the functionalities to come to other apps, install quickReply.
quickReply supports many popular apps like Skype, Telegram, Kik etc. Messages can be responded to via the notification shade; however, the application doesn’t support replying from the lock screen.
GIFs can add a new charm to your chats. They forces you pay attention to the special effects and to the power of short-form storytelling. It just enhances the simple art of messaging.
So if you’re willing to make your communications more live with animations, you can go for this app called Giphy. It is the hub of tons of Animations to choose from.
Until now, Giphy was an extension of Messenger, but this may, it has been released as a standalone app and offers more GIFs now. The application allows you to search GIFs you want to use and share them via Facebook, Twitter, Messenger, email etc.
Google continues to help us discover the landscapes of the world with this amazing utility called Verne: The Himalayas. The app is the latest from Google Creative Labs team. It invites you to explore the world’s highest mountain range.
Here, you take control of Yeti named Verne to traverse the Himalayas and explore historical facts about the location. It uses Google Maps’ 3D imagery to map the area. It’s both an educational and enjoyable experience. However, the controls can be a little tricky at first.
Our list of best Android apps 2016 ends here. We’ll come back with more such lists in our next post. Till then, stay tuned for more updates!