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One of the best things about Android is that apps have a lot more freedom compared iPhone apps.

Some of the most innovative Android apps are exclusive to Android because they do something Apple simply wouldn’t allow.

These apps let you hack your smartphone’s LED lights for custom notifications, record your screen, and even earn free credit to buy more apps.

Just remember not to brag too much to your friends who have iPhones.

ADV Screen Recorder lets you capture what’s happening on your phone.
ADV Screen Recorder


If you need to record what’s happening on your phone screen, you’re not going to be able to on an iPhone. ADV Screen Recorder works to let you capture your phone screen to store for later use, and doesn’t require any rooting.

Price: Free

Google Opinion Rewards gives you Google Play Store cash for filling out surveys.

Google Opinion Rewards is simple: You answer some consumer surveys from Google, and you earn credits for the Google Play store. You get a notification when a survey is ready, and you can get up to $1 just for filling it out.

Price: Free

Audify will automatically read your notifications to you when you’re in the car.
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If you are ever in a situation where reading your notifications might be annoying or dangerous, Audify will read them aloud to you. The app works by speaking your notifications through a connected speaker or (wireless or wired) headset. The thinking is that when you have a headset in, it’s probably not a time when you want to be fumbling around for your phone. (Let’s say when you are in the car.)

Price: Free.

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