There is still half a year to finish this in 2018, which during its first six months has already left us important releases, with new applications that aim to become essential.
For this reason, we will review the best Android applications of 2018, with a selection of 29 applications that we will expand throughout this year with each new major application that lands on Google Play during the coming months.
Just a Line
In March the augmented reality of Google, ARCore, reached Android devices, and one of the most curious applications to test this technology is Just a Line, an application in which we can draw lines either alone or with another friend using two phones.
Carrot Weather is a fun and crazy application of time that after triumphing on iOS has landed recently on Android. It is an application that stands out for its simple design that shows us a fun phrase related to the weather forecast, pulling the black humor. Yes, in English.
Notion is an editor that combines notes, task, and wikis in a single application. It allows you to add covers to your notes, pending tasks, attach code fragments, insert markers, add collaborators, comments, and much more. It is a very complete application, and totally free.
Google Tasks finally has an official application. After several years of waiting, Google offers us an application that allows us to create lists of tasks and subtasks, to which we can add a deadline and details. All under a very minimalist interface.
Moment – Pro Camera
Moment is now a new application that brings the controls of the professional cameras to your Android. Its price is 2.09 euros and stands out with its careful interface, very professional, which allows us to control in its manual mode the exposure, ISO, shutter speed, focus, white balance, select the image format, take photos in RAW and much more.
If you go out to play sports with your dog or you train dogs, now you can track the physical activity of your pets with the Rundogo application. It is a sports application to track dogs, to see how much they run, what route they have made, etc …
Text or is the alternative to Android Messages to send SMS and MMS from our PC. Under a very familiar interface, practically identical to Google, we can send SMS / MMS text messages from our Android or from the PC.
Google Lens offers you a powerful image recognition tool that allows us to identify monuments, plants, animals, clothing, furniture, decorative objects and interact with texts. All pointing with the camera of our device.
Drum Pads – Beat Maker Go
Beat Maker Go is presented as the definitive sampler, a drum pads application that allows you to create musical rhythms in a very simple way thanks to its intuitive interface, instruments, the library of soundtracks and effects.
Steam Link , is the new application of Valve with which you can play streaming to your library of games purchased on Steam. We just have to synchronize our phone with the Steam version of PC to play from your mobile or tablet.
Driving Detective offers a tool that allows you to automatically activate Do Not Disturb mode when you are driving. The application detects if we are driving in a car to activate the Do Not Disturb mode, and deactivates it when it detects that we are already walking.
IGTV is new to Instagram for mobile devices, its new application to compete against YouTube. IGTV allows us to upload and watch vertical videos of up to one hour in length. This new feature is also integrated into the Instagram main application.
Cake Browser is a new web browser for Android that stands out in its search engine, searching in multiple services at the same time, being the search engines customizable. It also includes an ad blocker, private mode, and saved sites.
AirMirror is the new application of the creator of the popular AirDroid. An application that allows you to control an Android phone from your Android phone, use its remote assistance or remote monitoring with another mobile’s camera.
Feedster is a new news application to which you can add your favorite RSS feeds and your social accounts to see the news shared by your friends. All under a very clean and fresh interface, in which you can rate and comment on the news.
Adobe Spark Post
MoShow offers you an editor that allows you to turn your photos into fun and eye-catching videos to share on social networks in just a few steps. You select the photos, you choose the music, you add texts, effects and ready.
YouTube Music is already a reality. The new YouTube application to listen to music and watch your music videos and concerts. It is completely free but if we do not want to see the ads, and if we want to listen to the music in the background and without a subscription, we will have to pay 9.99 dollars per month.
The developer ES Global, the creator of the popular ES Explorer, also has a new application to clone the WhatsApp and be able to use it with several accounts in a simple way. It is a kind of application launcher in which you will only see the cloned WhatsApp application. You can add a name and a color to identify with what number is initiated to the session.
The guys from XDA offer us Navigation Gestures, an application that allows us to add the gestures of the iPhone X to our Android mobile. The full version of this application has a price of 1.49 dollars.