Top 5 Android Apps of the Week (May 26, 2017)


Every week, hundreds of Android apps and games are submitted to the Play Store. If you’re not paying attention 24/7, it’s easy to miss some of the best stuff. Each week we will highlight five of the best new or overlooked apps and games. However, this week we’re sharing 5 unique icon packs. Go forth and download!

1. doubleHome

doubleHome is a simple app that allows you to turn off the display by double tapping the home button. It works with hardware and software buttons. You can set it up to make the display black (so you can double tap to wake it up) or totally turn it off.  No root is required to make the app work.

DOWNLOAD: doubleHome

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.2/5
  • Installs: 50 – 100

2. 8Bit Photo Lab

8Bit Photo Lab is a powerful photo editing app that allows you to convert any photo into retro art. It has a wide variety of filters and color palettes, such as GameBoy, NES, Apple II, Commodore 65, and more. You can also adjust the resolution and dithering types. There are a lot of tools at your disposal.

DOWNLOAD: 8Bit Photo Lab

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.2/5
  • Installs: 500,000 – 1,000,000


AUTOSET allows you to automatically adjust things like WiFi and Bluetooth based on opening and closing apps. Turn off WiFi when you launch a game, or turn on Bluetooth when you open a music app, etc. It also works with time schedules. You can set up profiles to save your settings.


  • Price: $1.49
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.8/5
  • Installs: 1,000 – 5,000

4. Loopine

Loopine is a puzzle game with moving lines and loops that need to be synced to avoid collisions. Lines are constantly moving through loops and shapes. Touch and hold a shape to stop the line from moving. Get all the lines synced up so they don’t collide.


  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.6/5
  • Installs: 1,000 – 5,000

5. Before or After?

If you like trivia games, you’ll like Before or After? Simply decide if the next statement comes…Before or After… the previous statement. Did the next statement occur on a higher or lower year? Only drag the statement to Before or After.

DOWNLOAD: Before or After?

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Installs: 50,000 – 100,000

More Best Apps & Games

Our Download This series includes the best apps and games you should be downloading. We also have more lists for the best apps and games on Android. Check them out below!

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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