Google Play Store is like a galaxy of different kinds of software. There are over 4 million apps on the Google Play Store ready to be discovered and installed on your devices. It is hard to find some unique apps which can make our day to day life cooler and easier. Sometimes, you get to know about a cool app which is there on the Google Play Store since long and you never knew about it. Even if you just bought a new Android Phone and are looking for some cool apps to install on your phone. You have come to the right place. Today, I am going to talk about 5 cool Android apps you have to try this week.
- LastPass Password Manager
If you are the kind of person who forgets their password or has a lot of accounts and cannot remember the passwords for all the accounts. This is the best app for you to store your passwords. LastPass is a password manager as well as a password generator which can lock and store your personal information or passwords in a secure vault. This app auto-fills your web browsers and app logins. You can generate a strong and secure password with LastPass and store it in its vault. All you need is one master password to store all the other passwords. One password can manage all other accounts. Also, you can store your personal notes, photos, videos, audios, files in the secure vault. You can also sync LastPass across all your devices an access secure password from anywhere. LastPass can secure private information like credit cards, health insurance and more in a safe vault. If you have a device which supports Biometric Security like fingerprint lock, Face Unlock or Iris Scanner, LastPass can secure your vault with your fingerprint, face, or Iris. Other features include multifactor authentication which can secure your vault with multiple forms of authentication, Emergency access – give emergency access to your family members or friends, offline data – access your secure data offline. LastPass cannot access your personal data as the vault is encrypted with bank-level, AES 256-bit encryption. LastPass is available for free on the Google Play store with Premium upgrades available.
- Pocket Casts
This app is for all the podcasts lovers. Pocket Casts is undoubtedly the best podcast app for Android. Pocket Casts has a ton of features which are very easy to use and well organized. You can build a playback queue of the podcasts or your favorite shows. Trim silences from your podcasts in order to finish them faster and save your time. You can even save more time by changing the play speed up to 3x. Tweak the volume to increase the volume of voices and decrease the volume of background noise. This app allows you to stream episodes online or even download them to listen to them later. Listen to or watch your episodes both in video or audio as well as skip the intros with custom skip intervals. You can browse through, filter and listen to your podcasts in your cars with Android Auto as well as on your Android wear without even touching your phone. Features like Chromecast and Sleep timer makes the app even more comfortable to use. You can sync to cloud, refresh for new episodes or even get notifications for new episodes. You can browse through thousands of episodes and even export your collection anytime. Apart from these cool features, Pocket Casts app has a beautiful interface, easy to navigate, and custom themes to make your experience even more enjoyable.
Everyone would have definitely heard of Evernote. Evernote makes your work effortlessly organized. You can create searchable notes, notebooks, to-do lists, checklists, etc. Take notes in a variety of formats like text, sketches, photos, audio, video, PDFs, web clippings and more. You can use the camera to capture, scan or comment on pieces of paper like business cards, handwriting, documents, and sketches. You can also use Evernote as a digital notepad by attaching Microsoft Office docs, PDFs, photos and also organize your invoices, bills, and receipts. With Evernote, you can sync your data across multiple devices. Discuss, collaborate, share, and give feedback to other people. Evernote is helpful to students, in business and even in a regular person’s day to day life. It also offers a smartwatch app which allows you to view your data from your smartwatch. Evernote is available for free on the Google Play store with Premium upgrades available.
- FireFox Focus
Firefox Focus is an app which allows you to browse anonymously. It blocks a wide range of online trackers in order to let you browse privately and easily erases your history, password, and cookies when you leave the app, so you are not followed by anyone. It keeps your browsing secure and blocks ads and other unwanted pop-ups and uses fewer data and load pages faster. You can even get past most paywalls and article limits. Focus has a bright color scheme which makes it more enjoyable to use. If you care about your privacy, you should immediately switch to FireFox Focus.
I saved the best for the last. If you have ever heard of VPN and its advantages then you will love this app. Proton VPN is a free VPN service that protects your privacy by hiding your IP address. You can visit blocked or censored websites and even browse securely on public WiFi. ProtonVPN is a developed by the same scientist who created ProtonMail – world’s largest encrypted email service. ProtonVPN is the only free VPN service that has no privacy invading ads, no malware, no bandwidth limits and does not sell user data. It is funded by optionally paid plans that come with more servers and more features. With ProtonVPN, use the internet without needing to worry about censorship, blocked websites and download any content using peer-to-peer service (P2P). ProtonVPN keeps your personal data safe even over public WiFi. Get ready to use an open, private internet where you can access all the websites which are restricted or blocked in your country. You can also buy premium features which allow more content and access to more countries.
What do you think of these apps? Are there any other apps that you would like to recommend? Let us know below.