1 – Google Now Launcher
Upgrade the launcher on your device to make Google Now one swipe away. From your primary home screen, swipe right to access Google Now cards that give you just the right information, at just the right time. Its available on all devices with Android 4.1 or later.
2 – Buzz Launcher
Buzz Launcher was recently recognized as the best Personalization App for the Best App Ever Awards and the Best of Best Brand Identity for the Red Dot Awards “Buzz Launcher” is a highly customizable launcher that enables you to apply shared Homescreens to your own smartphone. Buzz Launcher is an ad-free custom launcher.
3 – Link Bubble Browser
Link Bubble is an all-new browser designed and crafted solely with mobile devices in mind. Its Google Play’s Best Apps of 2014. When you click on a link in an app, Link Bubble loads that webpage in the background, leaving you free to keep using your current app rather than your precious time being wasted watching a page load. Once the page has fully loaded, it will animate on screen.
4 – EverythingMe
EverythingMe is a launcher for Android devices that adds contextual capabilities to mobile phones. It delivers the right apps, contacts and information to the homescreen, exactly at the right place and time. Whatever a person is into, wherever they are, they’ll get personalized suggestions that match their interests and lifestyle. Its also 2014 Webby Award Winner
5 – AirDroid
AirDroid was planted when we became tired of looking for USB cables and installing drivers. Since the first release on Google Play in November 2011, AirDroid has gained more than 20 million downloads and a steady average user rating of 4.7+ stars. It’s our mission to make AirDroid more useful, powerful, and also beautiful.
6 – FoxFi
Its turns your phone into a Mobile Hotspot – no rooting or tether plan required. If WiFi mode is not supported on your phone model you can also fall back to USB mode or Bluetooth mode instead using the included PdaNet feature.
7 – MightyText
If you find yourself constantly reaching for your phone at work to answer text messages, here’s some good news. MightyText lets Android phone owners answer any text messages on a PC, Mac, or Android tablet.
8 – Sliding Explorer
Sliding Explorer has been noted by both PCMag and Infoworld as being among the best file explorers out there. A file explorer is an app that lets you access files stored on your phone’s SD card the same way you would a computer. So, if you transfer a video directly to your computer to your phone, a file explorer helps you find that video. Sliding Explorer is one of the easiest file explorers to use.