Alright, time to put down the Candy Crash and put your Android to better use.
Whether you’re currently in school or just seeking a little self-improvement, a plethora of Android apps are just waiting to enhance your knowledge base, expand your skill sets, improve your memory and more.
We’ve picked a few of the top applications in a number of categories, including math, music, geography, astronomy. Take a look at these apps and you can give us a feedback in the next edition to let us know which ones you already use to keep your most powerful organ in top shape.
Celeste SE combines 3D graphics of the heavenly bodies with fun facts about astronomy. Aim your device’s camera at the sky and see exactly where each object is located, day or night
Algebra Tutor is one of the highest-recommended math apps in the Market. It gives step-by-step instructions and shows where you’ve made mistakes. Even for older Android users, the app is good for brushing up on rusty skills.
Need to work on your language skills? Try CueBrain, which offers vocab training in a variety of languages.
For a modern fount of knowledge, we can’t beat Wikipedia. Its Android app brings the website’s bottomless depths of knowledge to your fingertips in a convenient interface. This is currently the highest-rated encyclopedia app in the Android Market.
For geography nuts, MapMaster is where it’s at (rimshot!). This educational game tests your knowledge of famous places and capitals around the world. You can also compete against up to 10 friends on the same device.
Sight Read Music Quiz 4 Piano
Reading music is a dying art — even many professional pop stars wouldn’t know a middle C if it bit ’em. Stay ahead of the curve with this simple and enjoyable music reading app.