The Android mobile smartphone system is one of the most popular worldwide. Part of the reason for this is because of the vast number of devices available through all wireless carriers. Another chief reason is that there are plenty of great android apps you can choose to download courtesy of Google Play, the platform’s marketplace. With over 650,000 in a multitude of categories, Android apps give you the ability to do whatever you want or need, whether you are looking for entertainment or want to keep productive and organized. Here are the top 5 Android apps for 2013 thus far (for free download).

Top 5 Android Apps for Free Download in 2013

Avast! Mobile Security

Avast! Mobile Security is a free app that is absolutely essential for any Android powered smartphone, no matter what version of the operating system you have. Because Android is an open platform, it is important to protect your phone from malicious items such as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and rootkits. Avast allows you to monitor your web browsing in real-time. It also scans everything you download to both the internal storage area as well as your microSD card. Any new apps you install will be thoroughly explored, and if a threat is detected, the security system will alert you. It even includes a firewall like those used on computers.

Download Avast Android App.

Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com is a great free app that serves as your reference to any word. It is great to use when you are a writer and need ideas for unique synonyms of certain words or if English is your second language and you want to brush up on your skills. Students will find the app extremely helpful.

Download dictionary.com App.

Box

Box is a great free app that is still relatively new. It is a cloud feature that provides you with 5GB of free storage, allowing you to upload, edit, share and access your files. You can even make presentations for work or school with your content from Box. You can even have access to your files and other content from the app by storing them to your microSD card.

 Download Box Android App.

TextPlus

TextPlus Free Text + Calls is a free app that allows you to enjoy text messaging anyone, no matter where in the world they reside, for absolutely free. You are also able to make and receive free voice calls on your smartphone thanks to this app. It works with your device’s 3G or 4G data plan or Wi-Fi connection. It is easy and fun to use, and you can earn free credits to make calls to any cell phone or landline in the United States, Canada or that is international. There are no hidden fees, and you can save a great deal of money on calls and conserve your plan’s call minutes.

Download textPlus app.

4 Pics 1 Word

4 Pics 1 Word is a great new free game app that can keep you or your kids entertained for hours. It provides you with four distinct photos, and your goal is to find a single word out of a group of provided letters that best describes them. It is an addictive puzzle game that is ranked as the top game app at this time.

Download  4pics 1word app.

About the Author: This is a Guest Post written by Andy G a 28 years old tech geek from Austria. At the present moment he maintains a driver and firmware download website, www.helpjet.net.

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