The Android operating system is growing quite rapidly and is all set to become the most used mobile platform. The Android Market, a place where all the applications related to Android can be downloaded from is having millions of apps and of such a large number we have handpicked the top 10 free and most useful ones. This list excludes the famous ones like Facebook, Twitter, Google Maps and Angry Birds.
Antivirus free: The smartphones and tablets powered by Android are definitely the most targeted and securing the devices become important. There are number of paid apps for this purpose but this free app from a reputed anti-virus company, AVG Mobilation does its job well.
Dictionary - Merriam-Webster: With this app, you can stuff one of the most trusted dictionaries into your device. It has a voice search but some trouble in understanding the ascents is there. This has meanings, antonyms, pronunciation, example sentences and many more.
Swiss Army Knife: This has several useful tools in a single package. It has a calculator, compass, bubble level, stop watch, times, ruler, flashlight and magnifying glass.
MoboPlayer: This is an handy tool that allows users to play videos in high definition. It supports multiple file formats and is necessary for any smartphone.
WebMD: Though this cannot replace an actual doctor, it can be the next. It is a medical reference that can act as life saver during some emergencies.
Google Reader: This particular app will display all the updates from all websites and lets you to follow them being in a single place.
Google Translate: Are you caught up in some new place and don't know the language? Why to worry when Google Translate is there. It can translate between 63 languages including the regional Indian languages. It also supports voice features.
Pocket: There are many security credentials in the current world and we have to remember all these to access the various available services. This app makes it simple to store the information within the Android smartphone.
QR Droid: The QR codes are quite popular across the world and are gaining popularity in India currently. The QR code readers therefore become a necessity and the QR Droid is among the best ones.
3G WatchDog: The smartphones are not the best ones for data usage as they have limited plans and there as to be a close watch on the amount of data being used. This app will do it for you and alert you when the usage is reaching the mark.