title: Best Android apps 2012 / url: Best-Android-apps-2012



Little Black Book of Apps: Android



EasyMoney 1.0

A handy app that includes bill reminders, budget planner and an expense tracker, so you can stay on top of your finances, both business and pleasure-related.

Price: £5.99




Sky Sports Football Score Centre Live scores

Commentary, news, and even a pub finder to watch the game in 3D. It looks great, too, though we wonder why they chose Jeff Stelling over Millie Clode as host.

Price: Free




Pose: Share and Discover Style

See what trendsetters are wearing, find out where to buy the same, and upload your own pics so strangers can admire your string vest and trilby combo. Also useful to see what to buy the girlfriend.

Price: Free




NetVoucherCodes Vouchers

GPS takes a while to find local deals, but it got us £70 off a Samsung Galaxy S II at a Three store, as well as half-price supermarket electrical goodies.

Price: Free




PocketCloud Explore

Access what’s on your home desktop from your phone. Means you can work from the pub – just don’t sign off emails with “You’re my besht mate you are…”

Price: £0.99



Home improvement

Home Electrical Safety Check

Breaks down electricals by room, and gives the basics on fuse box, cables, sockets, light fittings, and more. If things don’t go to plan, see the Red Cross app below.

Price: Free




Gertrude McFuzz by Dr. Seuss

Classic story which you can read or have read to you. You can also set it to go like a slideshow with pages turning automatically. Come to think of it, your children might quite like this, too.

Price: £1.23




First Aid by British Red Cross

Advice for 18 hair-raising scenarios, with step-by-step advice and tips. Let’s hope you don’t have to use it, eh?

Price: Free




360 Panorama

Lets you stitch snaps into a panorama, then tilt the phone to scroll around, like you’re bouncing around inside the picture.

Price: £0.63




Route 66 Maps +

Satnav with augmented reality to map your route on to the real world, so you can see exactly which turning to take. You’re going to need a better excuse for being late…

Price: Free