Samsung Galaxy S3 seems to be ruling the Smartphone market, having successfully wrested iPhone 4S into a corner. So what makes the S3 so appealing? Apart from the obvious answers of build, performance and specs, there is also the app factor. There are thousand of apps that can make your Galaxy S3 an exciting gadget. Let us have a look at the top 10 best apps for Samsung Galaxy S3.
Astro File Manager
We have always had a knack of hoarding when it comes to the virtual world; an old picture, a random file, a video that we hardly ever watch. But we still need them. Astro File Manager is your answer if you want to organize the big mess that all such files create. It allows you to manage files and attachments, backup files and apps, search files. It has an Android file browser, Bluetooth, Zip/Tar, networking capabilities that will help you get around your phone very easily.
Osmos HD is another great app for Samsung Galaxy S3. This game will capture your fancy with its brilliantly colourful graphics and hypnotic soundtrack. In a world of galactic mote, you have to weave your way through space, dodging attractors and repellers. There are two game modes: odyssey and arcade
Instagram is now somewhat of a celebrity of photo editing and sharing apps. It has free custom designed filters and frames. You can make your photos more vibrant with the different editing tools, use tilt-shifts to create blur effects and depth in photos. Sharing photos have never been easier with integration of the app with Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Foursquare- Flickr is soon going to join their ranks. It supports both primary and secondary snappers.
Spotify has a number of apps for your S3: Spotget, Remote, Remoteless and so on. The original Spotify allows access to around 15 million songs you can stream online or listen to offline. You share your favorite tracks with your friends or rate them. You can create playlists and sync them over other devices with the Spotify app. It is integrated with Last.fm and Facebook, which makes the syncing much easier.
There’s no running away from Facebook, so the official Facebook app is bound to end up in the top ten app list anywhere. The Android app allows you to share photos and videos straight from your Samsung Galaxy S3 phone. Messaging, chatting, updating status or liking and commenting on shares- the app lets you do it all with ease. You can check into places, find out who checked your message and play games through this app as well.
The top video calling service has an app for your Samsung Galaxy S3. It allows you to make low-cost calls and send texts to phones from your device. Skype to Skype calls (video and voice) are completely free over 3G or WiFi. The audio and video quality is excellent, and it can operate through both front facing and rear cameras. You can share pictures, files or videos through the app with your contacts.
An excellent puzzle game with award winning soundtrack to keep you engaged in little robot Josef’s quest to find his girlfriend. If you have enjoyed games like Limbo, Portal and have a liking for steam-punk, this is an excellent buy.
QuickPic is a neat photo app that helps you speed browse through hundreds of photos, set up slideshows, play GIFs and videos, hide or password-protect videos. Now you can rotate, shift or crop photos with just a few swipes of the screen thanks to QuickPic.
SwiftKey X makes your typing experience much easier by understanding how your fingers act on the touch keypad. It significantly reduces the chance of making typos because your finger slid over to the letter next to the intended one.
N.O.V.A. 3 makes it to the list because of its very impressive and detailed storyline. “Humanity finally returns to Earth after years of exile! Fight in 10 immersive levels across the galaxy, from a war-torn Earth to a frozen Volterite city,” reads the description on Play Store. How can you not want to immediately plunge into the game and play in one of the 6 multi-player modes?
There are numerous other apps that serve similar functions as these apps, but in terms of performance, each of these tops their genre. So these are roughly the best 10 apps for Samsung Galaxy S3, serving most purposes- from entertainment to utility.