Top 10 Android Apps for January 2016

Android smartphones are getting revamped every single quarter of a year, and currently we have some very sophisticated handset with all possible new features. By January 2016 there may not be a lot of new smartphones hitting the market, but there will still be few and the older ones will probably get an Android update of the Android Marshmallow version – since the devices other than Google Nexuses are slightly late in getting the latest Android version. Should you have the new update in January 2016, you should have few apps installed on your smartphone. Here’s a list of 10 of them.

10. MX Player

MX Player, The best video player on Android ecosystem so far, made by J2 Interactive. This player is able to play any video format, place subtitle on the screen and perfectly sync without any lag. Highly recommended for the best movie watching experience.

9. Adobe Reader

Ever since the Windows 9x era, Adobe Reader which was also known as Adobe Acrobat Reader had been a widely popular pdf reading app; the popularity remains even after all these years and on a different platform. People prefer Adobe Reader for its usability, faster operation, user interface etc.

8. News360

News360 grabs the news of user preference and streamlines them on the news feed, so that users can find exactly what they want on the first page. Blogs and stories from RSS Feeds all across the world is sorted onto this platform.

7. Appy Geek

Appy Geek is more of a tech news portal, suitable for people who like to read written reviews on latest apps, technology and stuff. News Republic has developed the app targeting the geek users of Android, and it’s a very popular app ever since it had been launched. Even on January 2016 the popularity is supposed to stay intact as it is.

6. AirDroid

File sharing could be troublesome if you need a whole lot of cable. With AirDroid, transferring files between smartphones or a PC and your smartphone wouldn’t take any cable as it uses the wireless channels e.g. WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC for file transfer. In 2016, people would certainly prefer less of cable clutter and more of flexibility and portability.

5. MS Office Mobile

Microsoft has released a complete suite of their Office series products on Android. As surprising as it might sound, MS Office Mobile is actually a full-fledged suite with all necessary features, without costing a single penny. For students or office executives this suite will be a very useful package. The programs are MS Word, Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.

4. DU Battery Saver

Latest smartphones are launched with superior battery optimization enhancements. However, if your smartphone doesn’t have the facility you could get smart battery saving options using DU Battery Saver. This app runs in the background without consuming further battery power.

3. ES File Explorer

Perk of having an Android smartphone – users get to browse the files on the device any way they want. Unlike many other smartphone platforms there aren’t any restriction on file browsing, and on rooted smartphones one can access the root level files as well. ES File Explorer File Manager is a very useful app for the purpose, and it’s the best of its kind for a very long time now.

2. CM Security AppLock Antivirus

For file and app data security, CM Security AppLock Antivirus provides the best easy solution. It comes with a built-in app locker as well, in case you want to restrict access to your apps. This app would continuously scan the file system and memory in the background in a specific interval for potential malware threats, and remove if any is found.

1. Clean Master

Android operating system produces a lot of residue files which doesn’t get cleaned as an automated system process. These files eventually stack up in your device storage and end up slowing down the device. Even in January 2016, file cleanup will be a major concern in the Android devices and there’s no better app than Clean Master for the purpose. This program automatically scans for junk files, keeps the RAM free and also doubles as an app manager.


With January 2016 approaching soon, all these apps are going to cut greater demand. All these are free apps and from renowned developers, anyone could give them a try.