5 Best Android Apps of the Week (December 2017 #1)


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. KISS Launcher

KISS Launcher (Keep It Simple & Stupid) bills itself as the lightest launcher ever. It doesn’t have a traditional home screen. Instead, you just see a list of the most recent activities, including apps and people. There’s a dock for your favorite apps and a search bar to find stuff quickly.


  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Installs: 100,000 – 500,000

2. Focus Go

There are a lot of bloated gallery apps out there that require too many permissions. Focus Go is a dead simple, barebones gallery apps. The app is only 1.4Mb in size. It has all the basic features of a gallery and none of the extra gimmicks.


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

3. Library

Library is like a virtual bookshelf for all of your books. You can scan the barcode to automatically add your book with all the information. It’s a lot like Goodreads, but without the social network features. Just a simple place for all your books.


  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: No
  • Rating: 4.0
  • Installs: 100 – 500

4. ToDoMovieList

There are too many good movies to keep track of nowadays. Sometimes trailers come out years before the movie. ToDoMovieList is an app that can help you keep track of the movies you want to see and the movies you’ve already seen. Never miss a movie again.


  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Installs: 500 – 1,000

5. PUFnPOW Gift

Never know what to get that special person for Christmas or birthday? PUFnPOW Gift helps you find the perfect gift by asking you to make decisions based on their interests. Do they like sports or electronics? Headphones or Keyboards? Make choices and narrow down your gift.


  • Price: Free
  • In-app Purchases: Yes
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Installs: 500 – 1,000

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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