Editor’s Picks: 11 apps we think you should try

Our weekly top picks of apps that we use daily (6/18/2016)

We’re back this week with another installment of Editor’s Picks. This is a collection of some of the most popular apps with the staff of AndroidGuys. Be sure to give them a look for yourselves!

Journey

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Capture life moments, from everyday thoughts to useful travel logs. Journey helps you to rediscover the joy of journaling through the warmth and humanity of the interface. Journey presents your life beautifully in calendar, photo and atlas view, allowing you to revisit the greatest moments anytime, anywhere. Apps are available on Android, Android Wear, Chrome desktop, Windows, Mac & Journey.Cloud. If you have a passion for blogging and recording memories, Journey is one to check out.

Download Journey on the Play Store

Notifly

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Notifly is a great alternative to the stock android notifications the pop up at the top of your screen. If you have ever used the facebook messenger app and love the floating action button or FAB that pops up when you get a message you will love Notifly. It takes any message you receive from many of the top messaging apps and turns them into FAB notifications. You can even quick reply to the messages by clicking the FAB without closing the current app you are in. Supported Apps include WhatsApp, Hangouts, Line, Skype, Twitter, GroupMe, Facebook Messenger, Google Messenger, Gmail and Inbox, and many more. A one stop shop for a new way to receive and respond to notifications on your device!

Download Notifly on the Play Store

Telegram

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A With its recent update to version 3.10, Telegram continues to step up its game, now featuring picture-in-picture videos, drafts that sync across devices, and other visual improvements. Coupled with bots, usernames, stickers, message editing, replies, and rock-solid performance, it’s safe to say that Telegram is the most advanced IM client currently in the Play Store, miles ahead other (admittedly, more popular) apps such as Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, and obviously Hangouts.

Download Telegram on the Play Store

Textra SMS

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Textra is an SMS app that allows for deep customization of the laout and interface, as well as some great features that make it a fantastic alternative to default SMS apps. Per-conversation muting, GIF support, quick reply popups, and auto-night mode are just a few of the handy features that make Textra stand out. You can even choose your emoji style from different sources like iOS style and Twitter style.

Download Textra on the Play Store

Meme Generator Free

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Meme Generator Free is, as the name implies, a free meme generator. You can choose from thousands of existing popular images to make a meme, or instead, import an image from your gallery and make fun of your friends. It works flawlessly and is ideal for any moment.

Download Meme Generator Free on the Play Store

Stitcher

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Stitcher is the perfect app for podcast listeners. With custom playlists, countless sources, and offline listening, Stitcher hits all the right notes. It’s perfect for listening to your favorite podcasts while commuting, and with offline listening, Stitcher automatically downloads new episodes when your device is connected to WiFi.

Download Stitcher on the Play Store

Flipboard

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Flipboard is one of the coolest news reader apps you can get these days with its magazine style layout. It pulls in news and stories from Time, The New York Times, People Magazine, and any source you type into the search bar. If you don’t have time to read a story now, you can save each headline into your own personal magazine to read later.

Download Flipboard on the Play Store

Task Browser: Tangram

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Tangram is a browser focused on productivity. It has features such as a Floating Link Launcher, support for multiple search engines, Web/stack/Bookmark sections, Adblock and the ability to take pictures of webpages in-app. If you’re in the market for a more efficient web browsing experience, Tangram is for you.

Download Tangram on the Play Store

Wear Tip Calculator

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An Android Wear app designed to help you calculate tip and bill splitting quickly and easily from your wrist. An everyday use app with a smooth simple interface that saves a ton of time when you need to split the check. If you have an Android Wear device, this is one must-have app.

Download Wear Tip Calculator on the Play Store

Splitwise

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A bill sharing and money tracking app for individuals or groups. IF you share a home or responsibilities with someone, this app is an excellent tool. Easily set up bill reminders, split payments between people, track trends in spending and set up reminders. Splitwise really helps organize household finance and keep all your roommates in the financial loop.

Download Splitwise on the Play Store

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

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If you haven’t heard of Hearthstone, it’s the wildly popular free-to-play card game from Blizzard, makers of Overwatch and World of Warcraft. Collect cards and build decks based on Warcraft lore, and battle against your friends or online in the arena for fun and glory. There’s a ton of strategy and depth in the game’s mechanics, but it’s very simple to pick up an play. Blizzard has provided tons of support and content for the game post launch, and it’s certainly become one of the best card games on the Play Store.

Download Hearthstone on the Play Store

These are our picks for this week! Be sure to check them out, and come around again next week where we’ll have even more great apps for you to try!

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