Android : Paid Apps

Maximise your Google Android phone with the best Android apps reviewed and ready for download.

1
CoPilot Live Navigation Europe for Android

CoPilot Live Navigation Europe for Android

Turn your Android device into a fully fledged sat nav, complete with turn by turn navigation.

4
3

£50.43

2
TomTom for Android

TomTom for Android

The seminal satnav provider has been a long time coming to Android – was it worth the wait?

5
3

£30.99

3
SlingPlayer

SlingPlayer

Your TV on your Android handset – it costs for the privilege, though

4
2

£19.73

4
LogMeIn Ignition

LogMeIn Ignition

Want remote access to your PC at home from your mobile? With LogMeIn, you can

4
2

£19.20

5
PocketCloud

PocketCloud

Access your computer, files and desktop apps securely from your mobile device.

4
2

£9.51

6
Football Manager Handheld 2013

Football Manager Handheld 2013

All that’s missing is a sheepskin coat

4
3

£6.99

7
Football Manager 2012

Football Manager 2012

Addictive as it gets – welcome to your new best friend

5
3

£6.99

8
anMoney Personal Finance

anMoney Personal Finance

Stay on top of your finances with this comprehensive and user-friendly money management app

5
3

£6.25

9
Picsel Smart Office

Picsel Smart Office

Microsoft Office compatibility comes to Android, with great results

4
2

£5.99

10
SportsTracker Pro

SportsTracker Pro

Create, upload and monitor your outdoor pursuits with SportTracker Pro – the ultimate app for budding iron men.

4
2

£5.95

11
Shredder Chess

Shredder Chess

The Bobby Fischer of chess apps – undoubtedly the best, but also very expensive.

4
2

£5.41

12
Nova 3: Near Orbit

Nova 3: Near Orbit

Nova is great but needs to go through some Crysis talks

4
2

£4.99

13
National Rail

National Rail

The entire rail network ready and waiting for you in one handy app

4
2

£4.99

14
Amazing Spider-Man

Amazing Spider-Man

Not-as-amazing-as-you-would-like Spider-Man more like

3
3

£4.99

15
AirSync by Double Twist

AirSync by Double Twist

Wirelessly sync your music to your Android device

4
2

£4.99

16
Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Is there really another need for speed?

3
3

£4.79

17
Order & Chaos Online

Order & Chaos Online

Just don’t mention World of Warcraft

4
2

£4.36

18
NOVA 2 HD

NOVA 2 HD

A phone FPS that proves good things do come in small packages

5
2

£4.36

19
Minecraft Pocket Edition

Minecraft Pocket Edition

It’s not Minecraft’s, it’s mine

4
2

£4.29

20
Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus

Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus

War, it’s fantastic… on a smartphone at least

5
2

£4.26

21
PES 2011

PES 2011

Pro Evo gets a mini Android makeover

3
2

£4.21

22
Fifa 12

Fifa 12

Fifa on the small screen is a mini treat

4
2

£4.15

23
SlideIt

SlideIt

Can this keyboard app out-swipe Swype?

4
2

£3.99

24
Zenonia

Zenonia

Classic RPG gets a pretty special Android makeover

4
2

£3.98

25
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Once it has you in its vice, it just won’t let go

4
2

£3.74

26
Train Times UK

Train Times UK

Officially Approved Live Train Times App For Android.

4
2

£3.49

27
Scott Pilgrim

Scott Pilgrim

Comic style offering sees Scott take on the App world.

4
2

£3.49

28
Rail Planner Live

Rail Planner Live

Journey Plans, Train Times, Fares, Platforms, SMS Alerts, Widget, Buy Tickets.

4
2

£3.49

29
Full Screen Caller ID

Full Screen Caller ID

Fullscreen visual notification of who exactly is calling/texting you

4
2

£3.37

30
Tweetcaster Pro

Tweetcaster Pro

One of the best looking and intuitive apps, which caters to all your Twittering needs.

5
2

£3.25

31
Grand Theft Auto III

Grand Theft Auto III

Old-school GTA gets new school Android treatment

4
3

£3.19

32
The SIMS 3

The SIMS 3

It’s just like real life, but here you have friends

3
1

£3.18

33
Sim City Deluxe

Sim City Deluxe

Welcome to the city of Sim…

3
2

£3.18

34
Monopoly

Monopoly

Money makes this app go round

3
2

£3.16

35
Monopoly

Monopoly

Money makes this app go round

3
0

£3.16

36
Homerun Battle 3D

Homerun Battle 3D

A glossy 3D homerun hitting title that should strike a chord with baseball fans

3
2

£3.14

37
Need for Speed: Shift

Need for Speed: Shift

Car chases and tracks galore in this mini racing sim

4
2

£3.13

38
SoundHound

SoundHound

Sniffs out music so you don’t have to use your brain

4
2

£3.12

39
Audubon Birds – A Field Guide

Audubon Birds – A Field Guide

The app is a dream for twitchers who want to know what birds are in their back garden.

4
3

£3.11

40
Asphalt HD

Asphalt HD

Sporting some of the best graphics of any Android game, Asphalt HD is as immersive a game as there is on the platform.

5
2

£3.11

41
Battle for Mars

Battle for Mars

Massive strategy game featuring martians. MARTIANS!

4
2

£3.10

42
UniWar

UniWar

The hexagonal turn-based gameplay is tried and tested, but UniWar doesn’t deliver much else to justify it’s hefty price tag.

3
2

£3.09

43
UK Driving Theory Test

UK Driving Theory Test

A really rather quality and handy tool to assist you pass the dreaded theory test

5
2

£3.08

44
Touch Pool 2D

Touch Pool 2D

Pool sim that’s not just a load of balls

3
2

£3.08

45
PowerAMP Music Player
4
2

£3.07

46
Samurai II: Vengeance THD

Samurai II: Vengeance THD

One for the Tegra-powered Android brigade

5
2

£3.00

47
Chordbot Pro

Chordbot Pro

This app is an excellent companion to any song-writing musician.

4
2

£3.00

48
Space Invaders Infinity Gene

Space Invaders Infinity Gene

Classic shoot-em-up gets a decent, mental app makeover

4
2

£2.99

49
Jamie Oliver’s 20 Minute Meals

Jamie Oliver’s 20 Minute Meals

Food for thought Mockney-style, with this recipe app

4
2

£2.99

50
Camera Zoom FX

Camera Zoom FX

Turn your standard Android camera into a feature-toting super snapper

3
2

£2.99

51
An Exciting Year

An Exciting Year

Spice up your life with this app that tells you what to do every day

1
2

£2.99

52
Egggz

Egggz

Collect all the falling eggs in your seemingly bottomless basket for points and prizes.

3
2

£2.95

53
ExZeus Arcade

ExZeus Arcade

This immersive shoot-em-up requires some serious disk space and hardware, but the end result is extremely impressive. A must-have for those with the technical requirements.

5
2

£2.65

54
Armored Strike Online

Armored Strike Online

Take your troops into battle in this worm esq. 2D warfare game

3
3

£2.64

55
Doodle Jump

Doodle Jump

The most addictive iPhone game ever finally hits Android but at a price.

4
2

£2.60

56
R-Type

R-Type

Arcade classic given a fantastic new lease of life

5
2

£2.56

57
Guns’n'Glory

Guns’n'Glory

A beautiful little wild west shooter that’s worth every penny

5
2

£2.54

58
Winds of Steel

Winds of Steel

Step back in time and take to the skies in this exhilierating WW2 plane combat sim

5
2

£2.52

59
Tower Raiders GOLD

Tower Raiders GOLD

An entertaining tower defense game that will provide more than a challenge to all but the hardiest gamers.

4
2

£2.50

60
Vignette

Vignette

Pimp out your pictures with mountains of effects

4
2

£2.49

61
Twidroyd Pro

Twidroyd Pro

Twitter app that gets the basics right, but the price for Pro is difficult to justify.

3
2

£2.49

62
Frame Grabber

Frame Grabber

Finally, something original on Google Play

4
2

£2.49

63
Camera 360

Camera 360

Camera effects app for Android.

3
2

£2.47

64
SafeWallet

SafeWallet

SafeWallet encrypts your most valuable codes and documents, keeping them safe from prying eyes.

4
3

£2.44

65
Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham

The best interactive way to teach your kids!

5
2

£2.44

66
The Cat in the Hat – Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat – Dr. Seuss

A really interactive take on ‘The Cat in the Hat’

5
3

£2.40

67
Root Explorer

Root Explorer

Once you’ve recovered from the disappointment of finding out this isn’t a dentistry simulator, you should be pleasantly surprised by the powerful file manager you find instead.

4
2

£2.40

68
Max Payne Mobile
4
3

£2.30

69
Spirits

Spirits

Spirited Away, Android style

4
2

£2.23

70
3G Watchdog Pro

3G Watchdog Pro

Very handy app that tracks your data usage, so you will never go over your limit again.

5
2

£2.02

71
MyMoney

MyMoney

Not quite as comprehensive as anMoney, but still a good, cheaper alternative for those looking to keep track of their finances.

4
2

£2.00

72
Jewellust

Jewellust

Match up the coloured jewels and collect all the mosaic pieces to be become king of Egypt

4
6

£2.00

73
World Of Goo

World Of Goo

Goo isn’t good it’s bloody great

4
2

£1.99

74
Star Hunt

Star Hunt

Roll your ball through the maze and collect all the stars before they lose their glow

3
2

£1.99

75
Sky Force Reloaded

Sky Force Reloaded

Some top-to-bottom scroller action now from Sky Force Reloaded, a simple shoot ‘em up in a 2.6MB download.

3
2

£1.99

76
Sea Battle

Sea Battle

It’s like Battleships, but different enough to stop the lawyers getting involved

3
2

£1.99

77
Photo Movie Creator

Photo Movie Creator

Won’t make you Kubrick, but still decent

4
2

£1.99

78
New Star Soccer

New Star Soccer

We are sorry for telling you about this game – it will take over your life

5
3

£1.99

79
Majesty: Fantasy Kingdom Sim

Majesty: Fantasy Kingdom Sim

The throne is waiting for its hero! “Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim” is a vast magical world where you are honored with the crown of a tiny fairytale kingdom.

4
2

£1.99

80
iSyncr for PC (Mac version also available)

iSyncr for PC (Mac version also available)

Sync iTunes playlists, rate music and build playlists directly from your device.

4
2

£1.99

81
Colorix

Colorix

Coloured marbles tumble from the top of the screen and you have to get rid of them by matching them up. Simple but oh-so effective.

5
2

£1.99

82
AudioManager Pro

AudioManager Pro

Makes sound management easy, but doesn’t supply a wealth of features and struggles to justify the ‘Pro’ moniker.

3
3

£1.99

83
Another World

Another World

Classic Amiga game given a new lease of life

4
2

£1.99

84
Air Controller

Air Controller

Guide your planes to safety with a few flicks of the finger

3
2

£1.99

85
ICE: In Case of Emergency

ICE: In Case of Emergency

ICE stores all your medical info and allocates an emergency contact which is accessible straight from your phone’s home screen.

4
2

£1.97

86
Blow Up

Blow Up

Put on your hard hat and prepare to make your way through 80 levels of exploding awesomeness

4
2

£1.93

87
Tetris

Tetris

The classic brick breaker officially comes to the Android platform

4
2

£1.88

88
Death Worm

Death Worm

Instantly playable eat-’em-up

3
2

£1.88

89
Factbook

Factbook

Factbook puts information from the CIA’s World Factbook at your fingertips.

4
3

£1.87

90
Cocktail Frenzy

Cocktail Frenzy

Less a game and more phone-based training for a glittering career in the beverage business, Cocktail Frenzy is a test of reaction speed and priority juggling

3
2

£1.87

91
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Answer questions, ask the audience or phone a friend and try your luck at winning the virtual million pound jackpot in this video game replica of the classic ITV game show.

4
2

£1.86

92
Refraction

Refraction

It’s all about fricking laser beams

4
3

£1.86

93
Reckless Racing

Reckless Racing

It’s a racing game and it’s pretty reckless

5
2

£1.86

94
Ultimate Guitar Tabs

Ultimate Guitar Tabs

A polished guitar app with access to around 300,000 tabs

4
3

£1.85

95
Tank Recon 3D

Tank Recon 3D

Tank Recon 3D gives you a Tank, and lets you roam free blowing up whatever you see. Quite simply living the dream.

5
2

£1.85

96
Retro Camera Plus

Retro Camera Plus

Convert all your pics into old school style photographs

3
2

£1.85

97
Hungry Shark

Hungry Shark

You’re a famished shark and your goal is simply to eat people!

5
2

£1.85

98
Enjoy Sudoku

Enjoy Sudoku

Portable Sudoku that is both fun and challenging

4
2

£1.85

99
My Paper Plane 2

My Paper Plane 2

An Android game that’s plane sailing to play

3
2

£1.84

100
Aldiko Book Reader Premium

Aldiko Book Reader Premium

Kindle rival offers up decent customisable reading experience

3
2

£1.83

101
Pac-Man Championship Edition

Pac-Man Championship Edition

Over 30 years on, Pac-Man is still gobbling his way forward. Unfortunately this is far from his best outing.

2
2

£1.81

102
Kids Shape Puzzle

Kids Shape Puzzle

Pre-school kiddy fun that helps kids learn about shapes and puzzles

3
3

£1.80

103
Kids Connect The Dots

Kids Connect The Dots

Keep the kids entertained with this fun and easy to use learning app

4
2

£1.80

104
The Adventures of Simon Pegg

The Adventures of Simon Pegg

Comic spoof from the guy who brought us Shaun of the Dead.

4
2

£1.79

105
Air Attack HD

Air Attack HD

This old-school, top down, flight-and-fight sim is an all-action ride for the ages.

4
2

£1.79

106
Game Dev Story

Game Dev Story

Being a games developer proves to be good fun and highly addictive.

3
2

£1.77

107
Cycle Hire Widget

Cycle Hire Widget

Locate the nearest bike hire points to your location, wherever you are in the world

5
2

£1.75

108
Chord! (Guitar chord finder)

Chord! (Guitar chord finder)

Perfect partner to the musical learner of genius.

5
2

£1.75

109
Beautiful Widgets

Beautiful Widgets

Widgets galore to make your screen beautiful.

4
2

£1.75

110
Overkill

Overkill

Fresh sci-fi shooting nostalgia that is reminiscent of all your favourite arcade classics

4
2

£1.68

111
Fretter

Fretter

Get to grips with complex chords on your guitar. With video demonstrations and chord playback, it’s the perfect way to learn some of those more obscure chords.

3
2

£1.68

112
Album Art Wizard

Album Art Wizard

Stops your music collection from looking dull and lifeless

4
2

£1.68

113
Smart Tools

Smart Tools

Measure for measure, the best tool-based app on the market

4
3

£1.60

114
Game Dev Store

Game Dev Store

Android Market discovers post modernism with a game developer developed game about game developers

4
2

£1.60

115
Buka

Buka

Angry asteroids are attacking your planet – so attack back and do it quick!

3
2

£1.50

116
Whale Trail

Whale Trail

You’ll have a whale of a time

4
2

£1.49

117
Viz Profanisaurus

Viz Profanisaurus

Money well spent as this is the ultimate swear box

4
2

£1.49

118
UniQPass: Password Wallet

UniQPass: Password Wallet

Virtual wallet to keep all your credit card information safe

4
2

£1.49

119
Riptide GP

Riptide GP

Like Wipeout? Then you will feel at home with this game

4
2

£1.49

120
Radiant HD

Radiant HD

Take your stand against the alien horde in a vibrant space shooter.

4
2

£1.49

121
Everlands HD

Everlands HD

A colourful world of wonderful animals.

4
2

£1.49

122
Sonic Jump

Sonic Jump

Vertical challenges not vertically challenged

4
2

£1.46

123
GalaxIR Star

GalaxIR Star

Indie game that sees you attacking planets for the fun of it

4
2

£1.45

124
Gem Miner: Dig Deeper

Gem Miner: Dig Deeper

Dig your way through an unstable mine, collecting load of good stuff on the way

4
2

£1.35

125
Chalk Ball

Chalk Ball

Is this physics game all chalk and no trousers?

3
2

£1.33

126
Car Locator

Car Locator

Ever parked your car, gone somewhere only to come back and forget where your car is? If yes, this is the app for you.

5
2

£1.31

127
Men’s Health Workouts

Men’s Health Workouts

Men’s Health Workouts puts the power of the world’s largest men’s magazine in your hand.

5
3

£1.26

128
In The Kitchen: Recipes, Chefs

In The Kitchen: Recipes, Chefs

All your favourite recipes from all your favourite chefs.

3
2

£1.26

129
Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha

Forget search, with Wolfram Alpha it’s all about computational knowledge

3
2

£1.25

130
Zombieville USA

Zombieville USA

Kill all zombies dead – well, deader than they already are

4
3

£1.24

131
Tripping Fest Drawing
3
2

£1.24

132
Steambirds

Steambirds

A fun birds-eye-view dogfighting combat flight sim

3
2

£1.24

133
Jet Car Stunts

Jet Car Stunts

Stunt Kart racing heaven complete with sizzling graphics and bucket loads of content

4
2

£1.24

134
Galcon

Galcon

The ‘swipe ‘n’ swarm’ strategy of Galcon has been around on the iPhone for years, and its 4MB arrival on the Android platform is particularly slick.

4
2

£1.24

135
Break the Blocks

Break the Blocks

A timeless time consuming classic with a concept that really needs no introduction

4
2

£1.24

136
Basic Instructions

Basic Instructions

Keep up with all of Scott Meyer’s Basic Instructions comics.

4
3

£1.24

137
Apparatus

Apparatus

Addictive physics-based game that will have you losing your marbles

4
2

£1.23

138
Insight Timer Meditation Timer

Insight Timer Meditation Timer

A simple but effective app that provides you with crystal clear chimes for timing your yoga.

3
2

£1.21

139
Sketchbook Mobile

Sketchbook Mobile

This app is a veritable touchscreen etch-a-sketch with the ability to craft pretty much everything you desire.

4
2

£1.20

140
Paper Camera

Paper Camera

Not exactly a camera made out of paper but as near as darn it

5
2

£1.19

141
ezPDF Reader

ezPDF Reader

Price point aside, there is a lot to like about this PDF reader as it provides a great UI and some useful features.

4
2

£1.18

142
Zombie Smash

Zombie Smash

Smashing game that costs but is worth it

4
2

£1.14

143
Office Calculator Pro

Office Calculator Pro

Calculator purpose built for office life.

4
2

£1.14

144
Calendar in Status Bar

Calendar in Status Bar

With its Ronsonesque title, this isn’t an app that’s liable to confuse anyone as to its purpose.

3
2

£1.00

145
Rebuild

Rebuild

Zombies and strategies – yup, those things go together

5
2

£0.99

146
Newton

Newton

Mind-bending space game which will whisk you back to 1984

4
2

£0.99

147
Draw Something
5
2

£0.99

148
BrainGoal! Pro

BrainGoal! Pro

Pitting your brain against maths, BrainGoal! Pro hits you with logic questions that you need to complete in an allotted time.

3
2

£0.99

149
8pen

8pen

Offers up a new way to type, but is it for the mainstream?

3
2

£0.99

150
Atomic Bomber

Atomic Bomber

Guide a plane into enemy terroity and bomb the hell out of them.

2
2

£0.98

151
Marvel Superheroes

Marvel Superheroes

Want all the info on your favourite comic creations? Then look elsewhere.

1
2

£0.93

152
Kids Doodle Pro
4
2

£0.92

153
X Construction

X Construction

The app that’s made from girders

4
2

£0.89

154
Cyberlords – Arcology

Cyberlords – Arcology

“It’s 2173 and the world is ruled by mega-corporations.”

2
2

£0.88

155
Arcus Dictionary

Arcus Dictionary

A portable dictionary that’s easy to use.

4
2

£0.87

156
Granny Smith

Granny Smith

How do you like them Apples?

5
3

£0.83

157
Fonejacker

Fonejacker

Immaturity meets the app store, umm no thanks.

1
2

£0.82

158
Spirit HD

Spirit HD

One trippy sci-fi puzzler – in space no one can hear you dream

4
2

£0.79

159
Reflexions

Reflexions

Looking in the mirror has never been so much fun

4
2

£0.69

160
Modern Toss – Periodic Table of Swearing
4
2

£0.69

161
Flick Golf

Flick Golf

Give golf the finger with this entertaining game

3
2

£0.69

162
Worms

Worms

Retro-gaming that works well on Android

4
2

£0.68

163
12 Calculators You Need

12 Calculators You Need

Making maths problems a thing of the past, this app puts a dozen calculators for loans, tips, mortgages and a whole lot more in your pocket.

3
2

£0.66

164
You’ve Got Shopping+

You’ve Got Shopping+

Forgotten to ask your other half to do the shopping? Use this app to send an email reminder, complete with shopping list.

3
2

£0.65

165
Pure Messenger

Pure Messenger

The place where all your email and social-networking messages to collide and have a party.

3
3

£0.65

166
Where’s My Water

Where’s My Water

Complex puzzler will have you hooked

4
3

£0.64

167
Flick Kick Football

Flick Kick Football

Football kicks with this classic app.

3
3

£0.64

168
Amazing Alex

Amazing Alex

Rovio finally goes beyond those Angry Birds

4
3

£0.64

169
Temple Run: Brave

Temple Run: Brave

Brave to release the same game with just a tiny twist

3
3

£0.63

170
Duke Nukem 3D

Duke Nukem 3D

Not as groovy as you would hope it to be

2
2

£0.63

171
Texts From Last Night

Texts From Last Night

Cue the celebrations: Texts From Last Night arrives to track your most embarrassing drunken text moments.

3
2

£0.62

172
Survival Manual

Survival Manual

Download the US Army Survival Manual to your SD card before heading out on that trip to undiscovered country.

3
2

£0.62

173
Fruit Ninja

Fruit Ninja

Give fruit the healthy beating it deserves with a bit of slice and dice

5
2

£0.62

174
Cut The Rope: Experiments

Cut The Rope: Experiments

Modern mobile classic gets an interesting twist

4
2

£0.62

175
Cut The Rope

Cut The Rope

Cut The Rope has taken far too long to get on the Android Market. After watching those with an iOS device feast on the game for so long, and now that the Amazon Appstore no longer has exclusivity, it’s a massive relief that the game is available to the Android masses.

5
2

£0.62

176
Bunny Shooter

Bunny Shooter

Sounds like a euphemism but it really isn’t

3
2

£0.62

177
X-Men Arcade

X-Men Arcade

Decent port of a game that’s not as good as you remember

3
2

£0.61

178
WordWise Pro

WordWise Pro

Like Scrabble, but different enough not to get the lawyers involved

3
2

£0.61

179
Talking Tom Cat

Talking Tom Cat

Must not make pussy jokes, must not make pussy jokes…

2
12

£0.61

180
Talking Rex the Dinosaur

Talking Rex the Dinosaur

Rex is a talking dinosaur. He repeats what you say in his deep threatening voice.

3
2

£0.61

181
Tabby (beta)

Tabby (beta)

Guitar tabs on your Android device – now you can strum on the go

3
2

£0.61

182
Read It Later Pro

Read It Later Pro

Read the web offline with this innovative app

4
3

£0.61

183
Moron Test

Moron Test

What’s this? It’s a test for morons, stupid?

3
3

£0.61

184
130 Legal Horror Films

130 Legal Horror Films

We think the title says it all, really

3
2

£0.60

185
They Need To Be Fed

They Need To Be Fed

Old-school platformer with some new-school charm

4
2

£0.59

186
Photowall Upgrade

Photowall Upgrade

Show your gallery and Facebook photos right on your wallpaper!

3
2

£0.59

187
Must.Eat.Birds

Must.Eat.Birds

Must learn how to use full stops

4
2

£0.59