Enterprise Mobility: Top 10 Google Android Apps for Work and Play

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2010-01-22 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The release of the Motorola Droid, Nexus One, and other devices running the Google Android operating system has irrevocably changed the smartphone landscape, and led more developers to consider creating both free and paid applications for Android Market, Google's mobile application store. While questions remain about how robustly Android Market can challenge Apple's App Store, developers have been building thousands of applications for both business use and entertainment. The following Android applications are some of Android Market's most popular, and allow both office workers and road warriors to do everything from editing documents formatted for a smartphone, to getting real-time stock quotes and weather updates, to listening to a little music or checking their Facebook updates during their downtime.
 
 
 

Top 10 Google Android Apps for Work and Play

The release of the Motorola Droid, Nexus One, and other devices running the Google Android operating system has irrevocably changed the smartphone landscape, and led more developers to consider creating both free and paid applications for Android Market, Google's mobile application store. While questions remain about how robustly Android Market can challenge Apple's App Store, developers have been building thousands of applications for both business use and entertainment.

The following Android applications are some of Android Market's most popular, and allow both office workers and road warriors to do everything from editing documents formatted for a smartphone, to getting real-time stock quotes and weather updates, to listening to a little music or checking their Facebook updates during their downtime.

Top 10 Google Android Apps for Work and Play
 
 
 
 
 
Nicholas Kolakowski is a staff editor at eWEEK, covering Microsoft and other companies in the enterprise space, as well as evolving technology such as tablet PCs. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, Playboy, WebMD, AARP the Magazine, AutoWeek, Washington City Paper, Trader Monthly, and Private Air. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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