Even though it's missing a couple of nifty customization tools, Photo Grid's simple interface and outstanding menu of pre-designed grids make it the best collage app on the market.
Navfree USA is about as basic as navigation apps get, but its ability to store local map data, its frequent updates, and the fact that it's free make it an invaluable tool for Android navigation.
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.
If you're looking for a free first-person shooter, look no further. Dead Trigger is top-notch.
It's not perfect, but the Hulu Plus app offers great sound and video quality, which make it a must-download for any paying subscriber.
If you like puzzle games, The Room is a unique and addictive app you should get right away, with great visuals, pitch-perfect sounds, and plenty more to keep you struggling to figure out just how to unravel the mystery.
If you're looking for something beyond simple photo retouching and filtering for your late-model phone, Photoshop Touch hits the mark, but look at user reviews before you leap.
The best free streaming-radio app on the market, iHeartRadio takes some of (but not all) the best features from TuneIn Radio Pro and combines them with Pandora-like functionality.
Syder Arcade's unique gameplay makes it a worthwhile buy for fans of old-school, spaceship-themed side-scrolling shooters.
If its Wi-Fi sync feature were better designed and more reliable, Winamp would be a worthwhile download. As it stands, it's just a good music player that is not particularly impressive.
Anyone who likes endless runners or who has enjoyed Temple Run games in the past should check out this game for the new worlds, obstacles, and mini-games.
TomTom's app for Android is a premium-caliber turn-by-turn app, but it comes at a premium price and lacks critical features that most casual navigators would want.
For anyone looking for more reliable traffic data than Apple's and Google's stock maps applications, Waze is definitely worth a download.
With voice and text input options and Google Now, the Google Search app is the best way to conduct a search on Android.
It's not a perfect communications app on Day 1, but the integrated, all-knowing Google Assistant bot sets Allo apart from the messaging competition.
At an event in San Francisco, Google today unveiled the next version of Android, and while it doesn't appear to be a major departure from the last, it does bring its share of improvements, including mult-user restricted profiles.
Google serves up a new app for music lovers called YouTube Music that organizes all the different versions of your favorite tunes into a central hub with guided paths for artists discovery and new music curation.
Fast and exciting strategic gameplay makes Kingdom Rush Origins a must-have pick for tower-defense fans.