Battle of the Android Browsers

We tested the speed, navigation, and overall performance of mobile browsers like Skyfire and Dolphin HD to see which are worthy replacements for the stock Android browser on your phone.

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Google Earth for Android

This fun app lets you explore a 3D satellite view of the Earth. You need a fast data connection, however, and the interface can be sluggish on some phones.

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Opera Mini

Opera is the best mobile browser to use in low-bandwidth or poor-cellular-reception areas, but it won't play video.

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First Look: Google’s Gmail App for Froyo

The updated Gmail app adds useful features like Priority Inbox, but leaves older Android devices in the dust.

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Google Maps

Google Maps for Android is quite simply one of the most useful programs ever offered on any platform.

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AndroZip File Manager

In this versatile, easy-to-use utility, you'll find features that are sorely lacking in the standard Android OS.

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Onion News Network

The best and easiest way to view and share hilarious video content from one of America's favorite faux news networks.

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Digital Recipe Sidekick

This app helps you discover and manage recipes, and it reads them to you step-by-step when prompted by your voice.

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Pocket Agent

State Farm Insurance's app is useful for account holders; be careful not to mistype your password, though, or it could lock you out.

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Astro File Manager

This multifunction utility app adds necessary features sorely lacking in the stock Android OS.

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Infinity Web Browser

This Web browser claims to offer more features than the stock Android browser, but these extras are poorly executed.

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Dolphin Browser HD

Dolphin is one of the best and most innovative mobile Web browsers available, but its video streaming needs improvement.

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Skyfire Browser (Beta)

If you want to watch Web videos on your Android phone, Skyfire is your best bet.

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How to Install Apps With Ubuntu Software Center

With Ubuntu Software Center you can easily find, browse and install your choice of thousands of great open source software apps. Here's how.

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Loopt

This app allows you to discover new places, download coupons, and share your location with selected friends, but it has a few rough edges.

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