Popular Free Android Apps Of The Week

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Here are some of the most popular applications of the week. Be a better mobile web surfer with the utilities this week. Also the games are sure to add a few beats your heart because of all the action taking place. A note about some of the themes in the Top New Free Apps in the Google Play Store. They appear to be free and can be downloaded but to actually use them, you need to either pay for them or use GetJar points. Just keep an eye out for those.

Dolphin Jetpack

android-apps-dolphin-jetpackAre you a fan of the Dolphin web browser for Android? Well Dolphin Jetpack is “5 – 10X faster than the default Android browser and 2X faster than Chrome” according to several tests. Dolphin Jetpack is an amazing HTML5 browser add-on. You will need Dolphin Browser v9.0 and above to also the installed on your device.

Dolphin Jetpack

Signal Boosters

android-apps-signal-boostersWhen you live in an area with poor cell signal, you know it can be frustrating. Signal Boosters is an app that’s essentially a catalog displaying several applications to help get you the best signal possible. Some of the applications or more of the toolbox offering several tools other than signal boosters. Downloading Signal Boosters will save you time searching for applications to try. The best of the best are linked to right from this one app.

Signal Boosters

Zagat

android-apps-zagatZagat has been known for a long time as being the best restaurant ratings service around. Whether you want to know how your favorite restaurant stacks up, or you’re in a larger city and want to find something new Zagat is the app to help you choose a place to dine out. Zagat will show various ratings and also an average cost per person per meal.  This way you can ballpark what the evening will cost you before you go. Now owned by Google, you can use your Google+ login to Zagat and access the ratings for a restaurant .

Zagat

Water Drops Live Wallpaper

android-apps-water-drops-live-wallpaperRain and running water are is very soothing to see and listen to. Water Drops Live Wallpaper shows water droplets in various locations.  You may want to see rain droplets on a window or ripples in colored pool of water as your wallpaper. Keep in mind this is a live wallpaper so there is action to it. When you touch the screen, will be like a pebble is thrown into a calm puddle.

Water Drops Live Wallpaper

GO SMS Pro Grey Theme

android-apps-go-sms-greyChange the theme of GO SMS Pro to the once default Grey theme. You’ll see changes in the background of your message window, as well as other grey highlights throughout the SMS application. Not many changes are present to the application, just the change to grey accents.

GO SMS Pro Grey Theme

Halloween Live Wallpaper

android-apps-halloween-live-wallpaperHere is another Halloween live wallpaper to get you in the mood. Falling pumpkins, witches in the background along with a big orange moon are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. The settings let you change how pumpkins fall from the sky and how quickly they fall. This is a nice simple Halloween live wallpaper to use a few weeks a year.

Halloween Live Wallpaper

Jetpack Joyride

android-apps-jetpack-joyrideImagine going into work one day see the shiny new jetpack being tested.  What do you think you could do if you, um, borrowed the jetpack for a little while? Here’s your chance to see.  Using the jetpack, you need to go through the side scrolling levels avoiding obstacles.  As the game progresses their upgrades and other vehicles to use. It’s a pretty addictive game.

Jetpack Joyride

Angry Gran Run – Running Game

android-apps-angry-gran-runIt seems like there are more games coming out with spry old ladies in them. This crazy game as you control the angry grandma after she escapes the asylum where she was locked up.  Not only are you running away, need to defend yourself so you’ll also need to get her hands a little dirty with some street fighting. Help granny get to freedom.

Angry Gran Run – Running Game

Big Win Football

android-apps-win-big-footballLots of little boys grow up wanting to be football players. Big Win Football will help you relive your childhood dreams. Play against different teams, improve your players, and even create your own team. Big Win Football reminds me of a cartoony version of Techmo Bowl for Atari way back in the day.

Big Win Football

What applications have you downloaded this week?