A mobile application (“mobile app”) is a computer program designed to run on mobile and handheld devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Most such devices are sold with several apps bundled as pre-installed software, such as an email client, web browser, an app for buying music or other media or more apps etc.
There are thousands of mobile apps available on Google play and other online App stores but here is our own list of the Top 7 Android Mobile Apps (in no particular order) that will help in your business communication, marketing and brand visibility.
Periscope is Twitter’s live video streaming app. It is a great App for anyone who likes the immediacy of Twitter but craves something more visual. Streaming video via Periscope makes it easy to get instant feedback from your live audience. You can watch other people’s live streams or create your own, send comments in real time and there’s a 24 hour window with which to replay streams.
If you have family, business partners and friends residing at different locations around the world, this app should be one of the essential apps you must install. WhatsApp lets you chat and send messages over any Wi-Fi or mobile data connection instead of using SMS to communicate. You can also send and receive photos and short video clips with no size restrictions, and if you’re using Wi-Fi (or you have unlimited mobile data), you will not be billed from your airtime to use this app.
- Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Outlook is a mobile productivity powerhouse, bringing your email, attachments, calendars and contacts into easy reach. Its built-in analytic engine automatically surfaces important email (across multiple accounts) based on your communications. It’s a great mobile email app, and works with Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com and Gmail.
Instagram lets you take pictures and apply instant filters that give your images a facelift. You can then share your photos through social networks like Facebook and Twitter. The recent addition of video recording and sharing gives Vine users reasons to switch and stick to Instagram.
Facebook App for Android is quite similar to the online version on Facebook.com, but catered to smartphones. You can post updates on your wall, share photos from your Android gallery, comment on the posts of your Facebook friends, share links and other media, and much more with the free app. The Facebook app allows you to edit posts and comments, as well as create and upload albums from the mobile app.
- Photoshop Fix
Adobe Photoshop has been one of the favorite applications for imaging professionals for years. They have incorporated some of the photo-editing power Photoshop on a Mobile App. Photoshop Fix brings some of the best features of the image editing software to your phone, letting you retouch images before sharing them with your friends and on social media.
- Microsoft Translator
Microsoft Translator was designed for all of your favorite devices to translate anything, anywhere, and anytime into 50 different languages and it is a handy tool especially for international travelers. It is a cloud based automatic translation service used by businesses worldwide to enable their content to reach a global audience.
Are there any other Android Mobile Apps you feel we have left out? Kindly list them in the comment section below.
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