Best Free App

1
Dropbox
Tools

Put your head in the clouds - along with your files, photos, music and movies

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9.5

£FREE

2
Google Goggles
Tools

Use pictures to search the web

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9.4

£FREE

3
Dolphin Browser HD
Web & Search

The best web browser for Android

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9.3

£FREE

4
Guardian Crosswords
Games - puzzle & strategy

Guardian Crosswords brings you daily Quick and Cryptic crosswords

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9.3

£FREE

5
ES File Explorer
Tools

Task-killing, security management, video-playing. You name it, ES File Explorer does it.

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9.2

£FREE

6
Angry Birds
Games - arcade & action

World-beating, insanely addictive catapult puzzle game

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9.2

£FREE

7
Trip Advisor: London City Guide
Going Out

Exactly how a travel app should be done

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9.1

£FREE

8
Astrid
Tools

Keep on top of the job with this excellent task manager

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9

£FREE

9
Camera 360
Photography

Superb replacement for your phone's camera sofware

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9

£FREE

10
Google Maps
Travel

Best satnav app currently available for Android phones - and its free

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9

£FREE

11
JuiceDefender
Tools

Improve your Droid's battery life

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9

£FREE

12
Spotify
Music & Video

Whatever music you want, wherever you want it

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9

£FREE

13
Kindle for Android
Education

The world's biggest eBook library lands on Android

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9

£FREE

14
Tank Hero
Entertainment

Tank-to-tank combat meets tricky maze-like levels.

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9

£FREE

15
News Republic
News

Ingenious and web savvy news reader

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9

£FREE

16
Amazon UK
Shopping

Amazon's app finally gets a dedicated UK version. And we like it.

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9

£FREE

17
SwiftKey X Beta
Tools

Intelligent keyboard that learns from Twitter, Facebook and Gmail

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9

£FREE

18
ShakyTower
Games - arcade & action

Requires a keen eye and sublime balance

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9

£FREE

19
Diversion
Games - arcade & action

Innovative 3D platformer with some quirky puzzles and controls

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9

£FREE

20
smsBlocker
Tools

Freebie SMS blocker to keep nuisance texts at bay

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9

£FREE

21
ABC News
News

An immensely well designed news app with oceans of video included

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9

£FREE

22
Evernote
Work

Next-gen note-taking

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8.9

£FREE

23
Keeper Password & Data Vault
Tools

Put Fort Knox in your pocket with this bulletproof password-manager

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8.9

£FREE

24
Need For Speed Shift
Games - arcade & action

Racing megafranchise arrives on Android - in style

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8.9

£FREE

25
Google Translate
Education

Turns your Android phone into a multi-language interpreter

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8.9

£FREE

26
Cricket T20 Fever 3D
Games - arcade & action

Cricket. In 3D. On your Android.

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8.9

£FREE

27
Siine Keyboard
Tools

An alternative Android keyboard with oodles of quickfire shortcuts

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8.9

£FREE

28
Trek Episode Guide
Entertainment

The ultimate fan app on your Android? Here's one to beam up...

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8.9

£FREE

29
Locale
Tools

Avoids the embarrassment of ringtone hell and enables your phone to manage itself

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8.8

£FREE

30
Appkik
Tools

Kill tasks, move apps to SD and back up apps

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8.8

£FREE

31
Little Photo
Photography

Add effects to existing photos or take new snaps and choose from a massive range of filters

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8.8

£FREE

32
BBC News
News

The official BBC News app hits Android at last

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8.8

£FREE

33
Burn The Rope
Games - puzzle & strategy

C'mon baby light my fire (so that I can burn rope, bugs, etc.)

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8.8

£FREE

34
CNN App for Android Phones review
News

News from around the world, direct to your 'droid

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8.8

£FREE

35
Touchnote
Communication

Plonk any photo you fancy on a postcard and send it to friends and family the old fashioned way...

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8.8

£FREE

36
Pixlr-o-matic
creative

A great photo app, the equal of Paper Camera

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8.8

£FREE

37
SnaPanda English dictionary
Education

A fun, free picture dictionary app for Android

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8.8

£FREE

38
Glympse
Going Out

Real time location-sharing made easy

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8.7

£FREE

39
Words with Friends Free
Games - puzzle & strategy

Scrabble-esque word game that pits you against players around the globe

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8.7

£FREE

40
Vouchercloud
Shopping

Ridiculously handy voucher app giving discounts galore

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8.7

£FREE

41
Bouncy Mouse
Games - arcade & action

Captain Cat has stolen the Big Cheese and you must get it back!

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8.7

£FREE

42
Baseball Superstars II
Games - arcade & action

Freebie baseball sim that fast-forwards through the boring bits

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8.7

£FREE

43
ViBe
Communication

An easy call screening tool for when you can't see your Android smartphone

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8.7

£FREE

44
Google Chrome Beta
Tools

Google Chrome finally makes its debut on smartphones and tablets

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8.7

£FREE

45
Bump
Communication

App magic: tap phones to wirelessly share pics and info

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8.6

£FREE

46
Kids Connect the Dots Xmas
creative

A yuletide version of the dot-to-dot game that brings genuine fun to numeracy

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8.6

£FREE

47
GT Racing Motor Academy HD
Games - arcade & action

One of the best-looking racers on Android

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8.6

£FREE

48
Drag Racing
Games - arcade & action

Burn some rubber, incinerate some cross-ply, and tune your motor until you're the fastest man on the strip

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8.6

£FREE

49
Stair Dismount
Games - arcade & action

Pushing people down the stairs was never this much fun...

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8.6

£FREE

50
Dragon, Fly! review
Games - arcade & action

Super addictive Tiny Wings clone

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8.6

£FREE

Best Paid App

1
The Adventures of Tintin
Games - arcade & action

A standard bearer for Android action apps and a top notch movie adaption

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9.6

£4.99

2
World Of Goo
Games - puzzle & strategy

A superb Android puzzle app which appeals to smartphone owners of all ages

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9.5

£1.99

3
Cut The Rope
Games - puzzle & strategy

Slice the ropes to deliver tasty candy to your pet monster Om Nom

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9.4

£0.62

4
Riptide GP2
Games - arcade & action

Riptide GP is back! And it's just as brilliant as ever...

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9.4

£1.99

5
Retro Camera Plus
creative

Turn your Android camera into a retro snapper

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9.3

£1.85

6
Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit
Games - arcade & action

Another unputdownable title joins the long-running racing franchise

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9.3

£3.99

7
Whale Trail
Games - arcade & action

A stunningly creative blast of Android arcade fun

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9.3

£0.69

8
Age Of Zombies review
Games - arcade & action

Pulp Zombie flesh as anti-hero Barry Steakfries

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9.2

£2.00

9
Riptide GP
Games - arcade & action

An utterly sublime racer for Android

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9.2

£2.99

10
Zenonia
Games - puzzle & strategy

A ginormous RPG app for Android with enough longevity to sink a battleship

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9.2

£0.10

11
Osmos HD
Games - puzzle & strategy

A refreshingly innovative and immensely entertaining app for Android

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9.2

£3.18

12
Star Chart
Education

A real time window into the sky at night

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9.1

£1.99

13
Backstab HD
Games - arcade & action

18th century combat meets RPG meets impressive storytelling

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9.1

£4.37

14
Backbreaker 2: Vengeance
Games - arcade & action

Brilliant American football app for Android

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9.1

£1.86

15
Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation
Games - arcade & action

Great-looking FPS but does it play as good as it looks?

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9.1

£4.99

16
UltimateJuice!
Tools

Supercharge your Android phone's battery

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9

£3.31

17
Flight Control
Games - puzzle & strategy

Time-honoured casual game lands on Android

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9

£1.84

18
Jenga
Games - puzzle & strategy

Pub game of skill, chance and near-death experiences comes to Android

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9

£1.85

19
Steambirds
Games - puzzle & strategy

Turn-based aviation dogfight sim with real charm

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9

£1.21

20
Madden NFL 12 by EA Sports
Games - arcade & action

The legendary Madden franchise comes to Android

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9

£4.28

21
Pocket League Story
Games - puzzle & strategy

Perfect for both beginners and the next Alex Ferguson

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9

£2.99

22
Flick Golf!
Games - arcade & action

A freakishly compelling sports app going for a steal

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9

£0.69

23
PES 2012 Pro Evolution Soccer
Games - arcade & action

Classy football app for Android with an impressive array of gameplay options

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9

£4.31

24
ezPDF Reader
Tools

Hugely flexible PDF reader with a huge variety of note-taking options

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9

£1.90

25
SwiftKey X Keyboard
Communication

Escape all the errors with intelligent touch-type...

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9

£2.49

26
Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X.
Games - arcade & action

Console fly-'em-up comes to Android

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8.9

£3

27
Read It Later Pro
Tools

Save web articles and read them offline at a later date

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8.9

£0.61

28
Homerun Battle 3D
Games - arcade & action

Baseball comes to Android in cut-down, arcade fashion

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8.9

£3.11

29
Jewellust
Games - puzzle & strategy

Ingenious Egyptian-themed, gem-based puzzler

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8.9

£1.83

30
Super Dynamite Fishing review
Games - arcade & action

It's fishing the redneck way...

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8.9

£0.86

31
Reckless Getaway
Games - arcade & action

Mayhem on a grand scale from the creators of Reckless Racing

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8.9

£1.81

32
Car Finder AR
Going Out

Makes finding lost cars fun. Seriously...

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8.9

£1.92

33
Allrecipes Dinner Spinner Pro
Health & Fitness

A ginormous recipe app with an easy to use search function

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8.9

£1.85

34
Camera Zoom FX
Photography

Beautifully designed camera effects app

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8.9

£1.79

35
Reckless Racing
Games - arcade & action

The essential Android top-down racing game

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8.8

£1.91

36
Documents To Go
Work

The most powerful office suite for Android and with the best desktop integration

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8.8

£9.65

37
Touch Pool 2D
Entertainment

A straight up pool sim with a few neat twists

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8.8

£1.25

38
mTrip New York Travel Guide
Travel

Your travel guide to The Big Apple and other cities around the globe

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8.8

£4.29

39
Family Guy
Music & Video

Full, unfettered access to the first nine seasons of Family Guy for seven quid. What's not to like?

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8.8

£6.99

40
Jogtracker Pro
Health & Fitness

Exercise tracker that's a statistician's dream

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8.8

£2.55

41
Grand Prix Story
Games - puzzle & strategy

Manage your racing team into the big time

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8.8

£3.08

42
Nano Panda
Games - arcade & action

Firing tiny pandas at atomic particles has never been so much fun..

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8.8

£0.59

43
Paper Camera
Photography

Paper-themed, beautifully designed camera effects app

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8.8

£1.49

44
Armageddon Squadron
Games - arcade & action

Superb dogfighting sim with cross-platform online play

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8.8

£1.81

45
Fruit Ninja
Games - arcade & action

First-person-fruit-slasher

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8.7

£0.75

46
Fishing Kings
Games - arcade & action

Ace fishing sim that will entice even non-anglers into its net

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8.7

£3

47
Battleheart
Games - puzzle & strategy

Classic RPG meets cutesy graphics and clever UI

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8.7

£1.83

48
Age Of Wind 2
Games - puzzle & strategy

Splice the main brace and shiver me timbers, etc, etc...

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8.7

£1.24

49
Samurai II: Vengeance
Games - arcade & action

Manga-style arcade hack 'n' slasher

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8.7

£1.78

50
Fieldrunners HD
Games - puzzle & strategy

Tower defence games don't get much slicker than this

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8.7

£1.83