The 10 Best Android smartphone and tablet apps

We select the best downloads for your Android-powered device
£Free

Snapseed

Non-destructive editing, customisable filters, tons of pro-level tools, and a playful interface. Are you sure this is free? (Yes.)
£1.99

Causality

A brain-bending time-traveling puzzler that’s so good, you’ll want to freeze time for a day or two just to finish the thing
£3.99

Lara Croft GO

Tomb Raider as a turn-based puzzler? We’re all for it when the result’s this visually dazzling and smartly designed. GO, GO, GO!
£Free

Data Wing

Free to download and free from IAP and ads, but packed with character, exciting races and a heart-twanging storyline. Get it
£3.50

Metamorphabet

A, B, C, D, E, F, G. This alphabet app is quite freaky. (Seriously: the B grows a beard and a beak then spews bugs.)
£4.99

The Room: Old Sins

The devious puzzle series hits new heights as you attempt to untangle the mysteries within a terrifying and impossible abandoned doll’s house
£Free

Retrica

A snapper slathered in old-school cool, Retrica’s great for slapping on vivid retro filters or shooting superb time-lapse collages
£0.99

Bear Focus Timer

Can’t concentrate? Always reaching for your smartphone? Have this furry good Pomodoro-style timer help you properly focus