Maybe you’re getting an Android for Christmas, or maybe you’ve traded in your iPhone. Whatever the case might be, there’s a wealth of Android apps now in the market, and it’s easy to get carried away with all the choices you have. Here are some of the best Android apps for first-time users, running the gamut from playtime to work time.
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Astrid Task is a must-have for busybodies. Free, this Android app keeps track of your to-do lists, with deep customization for helping you manage everything you need to do. Mark settings for each task, set reminders, sync with third-party services, like Google Tasks, and see items at a glance with the home screen widget. Astrid has premium add-ons for power users, too.