The Google Play store is home to what seems like an unlimited selection of apps. From the latest games and organizational tools, not to mention something for just about every major retailer you can think of, and delivery services for all kinds of cuisines, it’s hard to sift through all the noise to find an app worth its salt.
Android users, rejoice. Here’s a quick look at some of the best apps that you’re probably not using, but should be.
As of late, security has become a much larger concern for a number of people. Signal provides military-grade encryption so you can text and talk like no one is listening. Oh, and there’s no SMS fees.
Reddit’s Ask Me Anything
A whole app dedicated to Reddit’s popular Ask Me Anything interview feature, this app sidesteps all the noise of Reddit and allows you to skip to the good stuff, interviews with celebs, politician and anyone else of note. Plus, it lets you set a filter, making it easy to find the AMAs you find most interesting. Just a warning, you may find yourself a little distracted from time to time.
Sure it’s easy to share content across your favorite platforms, but Radon makes it even easier to share links with other Android users seamlessly. The only catch? They need to be physically near you as the app is built on a combination of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology. That being said, this app allows you to forgo all the copy and pasting that makes sharing a pain from time to time.
Weather Live Free
Before you say you don’t need another weather app, think again. The Weather Live Free app provides users with a much improved weather experience, complete with rain maps and live radar animations. Never start the day unprepared again, learn more by visiting the Google Play store.
Ever wish your Android phone could work as a remote? Well, in that case, Unified Remote is a dream come true. This app allows you to use your phone as a control for your laptop or computer, and you can control things like Spotify, Netflix and more.
If Instagram gave you the photography bug, Prisma would take your selfie skills to the next level. The app comes with 44 unique filters, but you can also make you own to put a new spin on the world around you. Filters are inspired by your favorite imagery from the art world to that beautiful view down the street.
There’s Always More Where That Came From
Of course, we’ve just hit the tip of the iceberg. There’s always more on the way, but if you’re looking for a few new things to try out, give the above a try and do some exploring on your own. One of the great things about Androids is their ability to store apps on apps—so go on, fill that phone up.