Though the ads are distracting for a paid app, Bridge Constructor remains a fun, addictive game that’s sure to challenge you with each level.
If you don't mind the limited streaming library, Netflix offers great picture quality, smooth controls, and reliable performance.
Whether you're a regular Google+ user or just interested in the app's photo-editing or auto-upload features, Google+ for Android is a must-have.
With its impressive menu of listening options (particularly for premium subscribers), Slacker Radio is one of the best streaming-music apps on the market.
With an elegant interface, weather information, and interactive maps, Yahoo Weather is a must-have for weather watchers everywhere.
Inrix Traffic for Android is a good trip-planning supplement for accurate travel time estimates, but you'll need a primary navigation app for turn-by-turn navigation.
Asphalt 8: Airborne is probably the best arcade racing game I've seen yet, with tons of light-hearted racing fun, but you'll have to fight the urge to spend your money.
Though it's a niche product, Thunderspace is a worthwhile download, with realistic-sounding storms that make for a relaxing experience.
Though it lacks stabilization features, Horizon's simple interface and problem-solving purpose make it is easy to recommend.
Lollipop is a tasty update with a candy-colored, cohesive design and updated core features.
Shadowmatic is worth the pocket change for its unique perspective, but a better progression of difficulty would make it a more engaging play.
With simple gestures for inbox management and an incredibly useful built-in calendar, Microsoft Outlook for iOS is a must have.
Fotonica is a never-ending running game that's worth it for the "Tron"-like visuals and ambient electronic audio.
Stellar performance and an intuitive layout make WPS Office a great choice for mobile editing.
An elegant blend of Dropbox-like storage and mobile document editing, Google Drive is a must-have app, especially if you're a dedicated Google user.
iTunes 11 is a much-needed refresh with a new interface and a useful MiniPlayer, but it's still a little overly complex for its own good.
With tons of customization options and a unique magazine-style interface, anyone looking for a better way to browse the latest news and social info should definitely download this app immediately.
The official Gmail app is a solid option with multiple account support, integration with Google apps, and more features that bring the app closer to the Web-based client.