25+ Best Android Apps [May 2017]


A lot of apps are released in the span of one month. It can be near impossible to keep track of them all. In order to help you find only the best apps that have been released in the last month, we have assembled this list. Below you will find the best apps (and biggest updates) from the last month. Check it out and see what apps you missed!

New Android Apps


Areo is a new app from Google for food delivery and home services. The services is only live in Bangalore and Mumbai right now. With one app you can get food delivery from your favorite restaurants and home services like painters, electricians, and cleaners.

Bixby Button Remapper

If you hate the Bixby button on the Samsung Galaxy S8, this app allows you to disable it or assign it to a different app. It’s an experimental app that basically launches something else when Bixby is launched. You may notice battery drain with this app.

CBS News

This is a completely redesigned version of the CBS News app. Browse and search the latest news stories from categories including U.S. News, World, Politics, Science/Technology, Health, Entertainment, Moneywatch, & Crime. Stay well-informed on all today’s most relevant and timely topics.

Custom Bixby Button

This is another app that can remap the Bixby button on the Galaxy S8. The app allows you to assign different apps/activities or disable the Bixby button altogether. It intercepts Bixby and runs your command instead.

Custom Nav Bar

This app allows you to add custom buttons to your existing navigation bar. No root required. You can customize the navbar layout. add Tasker integration, and more. Doesn’t work on most non-stock Android devices.


GlassWire makes it easy to keep track of your mobile carrier data usage and Wi-Fi activity. See a live graph of which apps are currently using your mobile carrier data or Internet connection. Instantly know every time a new app accesses the network and begins using Wi-Fi or mobile cellular data.


Libby is an awesome app for anyone that has a library card. You can discover ebooks and audiobooks from your local library for free. Find your card, find your library, browse, and borrow. It’s like a real library on your phone.


Magnetic lets you quickly and easily create professional, branded presentations from your tablet. Choose from a range of pre-created templates to style your presentation with only a few taps. Add photos, videos, record audio, display graphs, and much more to bring the story to life.

Microsoft To Do

Microsoft To-Do is a simple and intelligent to-do list that makes it easy to plan your day. To-Do will help you increase your productivity and decrease your stress levels. It combines intelligent technology and beautiful design to empower you to create a simple daily workflow.


Does deciding which movie to watch take more time than watching the actual movie? With Movie Pal, the process of finding which movie to watch with your friends has never been easier. Simply create a group, invite your friends, and see what movies nobody has seen.

Outdoor Fun with Plum

Does your family have a few minutes at the bus stop or 15 minutes to play outside? Try a mission from Plum and start building a healthy habit! Spending time outdoors has many benefits and nature is all aroundif you know where to look.

Pocket Sense

Stop worrying about the pickpockets or mobile thieves around you while traveling or public places. Pocket Sense application will ease your tension with our smart solution. Install the Pocket Sense app and enable the Pocket Sense mode.


Runtasty is a new health food app from Runtastic. It’s your complete healthy food recipes book right on your phone.  Pop open your Runtasty cooking recipes app and head to the market. The ingredients for the healthy food recipes are practical, the cooking recipes are simple and your belly will be happy.

The Learning Lock

Learning Lock is a lock screen that uses machine learning to detect anomalies in your pattern unlock and will ask for a back-up PIN if it thinks the attempt was suspicious.

Today Weather

Today Weather is a beautiful and simple-to-use weather app that claims to provide the world’s most accurate local weather forecasts. Display weather forecast clearly and easy to understand. Enjoy every moment you open the app with thousands of beautiful photos corresponding to the weather and the day.

Volume Notification

With this app, you can access your device’s sound sliders straight from the notification shade. This tight little app becomes particularly useful when you want to keep or share any media streaming during a voice call. Or simply when access to physical buttons is limited.

Walls for Reddit

Reddit is a great place to find wallpaper. This app makes it easy to discover unique and beautiful wallpapers from Reddit. Fresh wallpapers are posted every day by the users of Reddit. Find your next favorite wallpaper by browsing through hot, new or top wallpapers.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is live TV streaming from YouTube. Stream from major broadcast and cable channels ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, The CW, ESPN, your local sports channels & more. YouTube TV is currently available to residents of the following areas: Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay Area.

Weekly App Roundup

Android App Updates

Google Earth

The Earth was updated. Google Earth, that is. The real Earth is still in need of a patch, but you can view it in all of its glory with the brand new Google Earth app. The new version has more 3D maps, video clips, voyages to unique places, and much more.

Facebook Messenger

Facebook is constantly adding new features to Messenger. The recent additions include the ability to send money to groups of friends and a virtual assistant that suggests GIFs and sticker. Messenger has a lot going on and it keeps getting more stuff.


Did Snapchat finally make their app more usable on Android? No, but they added 3D emoji that you can place in the real world. Just drop the emoji anywhere and it exists in augmented reality. You can look all around the emoji and it will stay in one spot.

Best of the Best

The Google Play Store has hundreds of thousands of apps to choose from. This list only scratches the surface. We’ve published numerous “Best Apps” lists for everything from dating to education. Check out the lists below to explore even more!

Joe Fedewa
Ever since I flipped open my first phone I've been obsessed with the devices. I've dabbled in other platforms, but Android is where I feel most at home.

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