Mar 06 AT 9:26 AM Steve Raycraft 0 Comments

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Shortcutter, Pixbar

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Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the five most popular Android apps from last week. These apps are ones that are most likely new and haven’t appeared in the top five list more than three times.

1. Pixbar

Pixbar

App info: Pixbar modifies your device’s navigation bar to have solid buttons. This is meant to resemble a certain device that has an exclusive on these kinds of buttons. Currently, Pixbar is meant for phones with stock Lollipop and above. This works without any root permissions needed, as well!

 

2. Meteor Test & Grade Your Speed (Unreleased)

Meteor

App info: Meteor is the app that will not only test your speed, it will also tell you what experience you can expect while using popular apps given their connection requirements. Say goodbye to gibberish – Meteor gives an easy to use score in addition to numerical results.

 

3. Shortcutter

Shortcutter

App info: Feature packed & an ideal replacement for many standalone apps: Immersive Mode, Screenshot, Screen Recording & much more. Designed and developed to make your life easier, taking advantage of the excellent TileService API in android N. Shortcutter offers a multitude of additional quick setting tiles over and above those available on your standard device, constantly under development with new features added daily.

 

4. Synology VPN Plus

Synology VPN Plus

App info: VPN Plus allows easy access to Internet and local network resources via the Synology SSL VPN service powered by the Synology Router. This mobile application provides you with fast connection speeds, enhanced security, and better capacity to pass through firewalls.

 

5. Black Blue

Black Blue

App info:  Black Blue is a minimal turn-based puzzle game. Inspired by the yin-yang philosophy. Brand-new mechanics keeps you entertained with quick and easy gameplay. Designed specifically for the mobile devices and carefully crafted to the tiniest detail. Black Blue brings you modern puzzle solving at its finest.

 

Note:  To ensure that all apps receive a fair chance to make the list, we will retire any app that has made the list for three consecutive weeks.

I was first introduced to Android with the Samsung Fascinate and I've been hooked ever since. I love the customization that Android offers the user to personalize their phone. I enjoy writing and have been blessed with the opportunity to share this passion for Android with others.

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