In this article I’ll present you a list of top 2012 Android apps. All the apps that mentioned here are not listed in a particular order and you will find apps from various categories.

  • AirDroid

This is one of the most popular apps for Android which enables you to control your smart phone via wireless networks right from your web browser providing that your device and the computer are on the same network.

Using AirDroid, you can easily transfer files between your computer and smartphone just by dragging and dropping files. You can use it to preview, delete, upload, and download photo and setting any as wallpapers plus for creating slideshows. SMS text massages can be sent, received, forwarded and deleted.  It can also be used to search and create contacts and even for call logs deletion too.

Other tools that can be found in AirDroid include the file manager, apps manager, task Manager, and the device status.

  • Apex launcher

It’s another wonderful Android app. Apex launcher allows you to customize homescreen grid size and add up to nine different homescreens. Apex has two versions, Free and Pro. Features of Apex Launcher (Free) include infinite and elastic scrolling, beautiful transitions effects, a scrollable dock, hide apps, icons, homescreen gestures and much more. Apex Launcher Pro, however, has some exclusive features too including two finger gestures, Option to merge folder contents, unread count notifications, Overlapping widgets and multiple others.

Moreover, Apex Launcher let you backup its layout and data so that in case you change or re-install the ROM you can easily restore all homescreen icons and looks.

  • Nova Launcher

This highly customizable launcher allows you to change the homescreens of your Android device, add color themes and new icon packs. Just like Apex, two versions of the Nova Launcher have been released so far, Nova Launcher and Nova Launcher Prime. Most of the features of Free Nova launcher are similar to that of Apex such as a scrollable dock, infinite scroll, fancy scrolling effects etc. While Prime also allows you create tab folders for app drawer, swipe gestures, hide apps, mail unread counter etc.

  • TuneIn Radio Pro

It’s a great tool that can be used to list more than 70,000 radio stations worldwide. The pro version of this app also allows the users to record their favorite content and save it on their Android devices.

Other top android apps for 2012 include Smart Tools, Chrome web browser, SwiftKey 3 Keyboard, Task List, Tasker, Netflix, ES File Explorer – File Manager and WiFi Tether for Root Users.