If you’re going to get a new GS4, here’s a starter pack of Android apps to get you started.
Google Chrome is the best Web browser for Android phones.
Some Android smartphones come with the Google Chrome Web browser preinstalled, but if yours doesn’t, you should download it right away.Google Chrome is the best browser for Android phones. It syncs bookmarks and other preferences from your Google account across your desktop and other devices.
Swiftkey is the best keyboard for your Android device.
SwiftKey is one of our favorite Android apps. The keyboard app replaces the stock that ships with your phone.One of the best features is SwiftKey’s ability to learn from your habits across social media and email accounts to figure out exactly what you’re trying to write.
Flayvr merges all your photos and videos into one app.
All your photos and videos are sorted based on time, and you can create and manage various albums.
One of our favorite features about Flayvr is how it stitches photo and video into the same stream.
Plume is a well-designed alternative to the official Twitter app.
Spotify is a great way to get on-demand streaming music.
Spotify is a great alternative to purchasing music. The service has a catalog filled with millions of streaming songs. If you pay $10 per month, you can listen to your music on your Android phone and download tracks for offline listening.
1Weather is the highest rated weather app on Android.
1Weather is one of the highest rated weather apps in the entire Google Play Store. The beautiful weather app provides real-time local weather and forecasts for all over the world.There are also hourly forecasts and precipitation information. One of 1Weather’s best features is the app’s ability to follow your location so that you can get updated weather info when you’re on the move.
Instagram lets you share your best photos with friends.
The social photo network is addictive, simple to use, and packed with a ton of filters that really make your photos stand out.
Viber makes it easy to place phone calls over Wi-Fi.
Phone calls support HD sound quality, and you can have conversations with up to 40 people at once.
Feedly is a great way to stay on top of the news you care about.
Feedly is a great way to browse news and content from your favorite websites, blogs, RSS feeds, and even YouTube channels.
The app is well designed, fast, and easy to use.
IM+ takes mobile instant messaging to the next level.
IM+ is a great way to instant message friends from various services all in one place.The app supports all the major chat services including Facebook, Skype (as in-app purchase), MSN/Live Messenger, Google Talk, Yahoo!, AIM/iChat, ICQ, RenRen, Jabber, MeinVZ, Gadu-Gadu, mig33, SINA Weibo, Fetion, Mamba.Ru, VKontakte, Odnoklassniki.Ru, Yandex IM and Mail.Ru Agent.
Volume Booster makes your phone’s speakers louder.
Its simple to use too –– simply press a button and the app will calibrate your phone and increase the volume.