This is going to be one of the most often commented on lists we’ve put together, we’re sure. Everyone has their favorite Google Play apps, and calling any list definitive is bound to open up controversy and criticism. So let’s kind of maybe agree that the five free apps we’re going to discuss today are all great, and all certainly deserve to be on a list, but that maybe if you disagree with a choice or think we’ve made a glaring omission you won’t hold a grudge for too long.
The unifying factors between today’s list is that all these apps are free, and they are all easy to use and highly reliable. They’re also all insanely popular and becoming borderline omnipresent. Isn’t it crazy to think that as little as three or four years ago, when someone said “apps” most people thought of mozzarella sticks or shrimp cocktail? Well today “apps” means something like these five fine offerings: