5 Best Android Apps of the Week (November 2017 #3)


Every week, hundreds of new Android apps 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. You’re sure to find some hidden gems in these recommendations. Go forth and download!

1. Now Playing Tracker

One of the new features of the Pixel 2 phones is called “Now Playing.” The feature allows the phone to listen to music in the background and display the song information on the lock screen and notifications. There’s no way to see a history of this, but Now Play Tracker does it for free.

DOWNLOAD: Now Playing Tracker

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Installs: 10 – 50

2. Fast Finder

Fast Finder is an app that will help you launch apps and find stuff quickly. Just enter the app name or file name and the app will search those files for you. It can search through thousands of files in seconds. Start typing and you’re on your way.

DOWNLOAD: Fast Finder

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.6/5
  • Installs: 50,000 – 100,000

3. Pixelscapes

Pixelscapes is a collection of three 8-bit live wallpapers. You can choose from a starry winter night, take the sailboat out to the islands, or enjoy a tropical beach. The wallpaper slowly scrolls by so you can enjoy the landscape.

DOWNLOAD: Pixelscapes

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.8/5
  • Installs: 10,000 – 50,000

4. Lawnchair Launcher

Lawnchair was designed to bring the Pixel launcher features to more phones. It builds upon the features that Google released with the Pixel Launcher and adds a ton more customization and personalization options. It’s a clean, simple launcher with more controls.

DOWNLOAD: Lawnchair Launcher

  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: Unreleased
  • Installs: 100,000 – 500,000

5. Dualix Icon Pack

Dualix is an icon pack with bright, flashy, colorful gradients. There are over 150 icons right now and more are added every week. The icon pack is compatible with all of the popular Android launcher. Check it out if you want a hot new look.


  • Price: $0.99 (Free now)
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.7/5
  • Installs: 1,000 – 5,000

More Best Apps & Games

Our Download This series includes the best apps and games you should be downloading. We also have more lists of 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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