New to Android? Here are the essential Android Apps for New users which cover these categories: Business, Communication, Finance, Music & Video, News, Personalization, Photography, Productivity, Shopping, Social, and Tools.

These Android apps are the best in their respective categories and the AW Center editorial team strongly recommends them, to make the most out of your Android device.

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Part I - Essential Android Apps for Business and Communication


Essential Android Apps for Business

1. Quickoffice: View and Modify MS Office Documents

Quickoffice has been recently acquired by Google and now the entire features of this powerful MS Office client are accessible for free. Quickoffice lets you easily create and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents.


2. Business Calendar: Manage your Agenda

Every businessman needs a calendar to have all his meetings organized. Business Calendar as its name suggests is an easy yet efficient way to manage all your tasks, agenda and meetings. Google Calendar is another option to be used as your personal calendar which is completely synced with all your devices and accounts.


3. CamScanner: Create a Digital Copy of Your Notes

Use the camera of your Android device to have a digital copy of all your notes and documents. CamScanner -Phone PDF Creator is the best way to turn your Android to a scanner, with many features and options like: batch scan, OCR, Auto crop and enhance, Easy sharing and syncing option.


Essential Android Apps for Communication

1. WhatsApp Messenger: A Multi-Platform Messaging Application

T hese days everyone is using at least one of these messaging applications to communicate with friends and since they don’t charge you for messaging (except the internet cost), is getting more popular. WhatsApp Messenger is recommended for those who just want to use text messaging to communicate, Viber is recommended for those who would like some voice calls other than texting, and Skype or Tango are recommended for video chatting.


2. K-9 Mail: Your Perfect Email Client

If you are looking for an alternative for Gmail and Email applications pre-installed on your Android device, then K-9 Mail is your answer. This open source mail client supports IMAP, POP3 and Exchange 2003/2007 and offers some great features like searching, multi folder syncing, flagging, IMAP push email and more.


3. Chrome Browser: A Perfect Web Browser

Chrome Browser comes by default on your Android device and it is really hard to replace it with any other Android web browser. If you insist on using another internet browser, you may want to use Firefox Browser for Android, Dolphin Browser or Opera browser for Android.


Read Now: Part II: Essential Android Apps for Finance and News