This week's best Android apps will have your phone running like never before. We've got games, parental controls, a sweet music player, and so much more.
Play Safe: Your child might be operating your smartphone like a pro, but that doesn't mean he should be able to use the thing however he pleases. Play Safe lets you decide which apps your kid can access, block access to Google Play, and impose any other restrictions you like, so you don't have to worry about giving your phone to the little tyke. Free
Kicksend: It's easy use your phone to share just one photo or video to a friend, but what about an entire set? Kicksend lets you send large batches of photos and videos to your friends in one fell swoop. It's been on iOS for a while, but it just launched on Android this week. Free
Xfinity Player: Have you been waiting for this app to drop? If you're a Comcast premium channel customer, you probably have. With a subscription, it lets you stream all the shows you want. Subscription
JetAudio Basic: This is the music player for audiophiles. It supports all types of audio files, has a 10-band equalizer so you can tweak the audio output to your liking, plus reverb, x-bass, crossfading, playback speed control, and more. You might be tempted to make JetAudio your default player. Free
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2012: Practice your swing at Pebble Beach or St. Andrews, because this game has come to Android this week. Customize your player, compete with a friend or another pro, or take the Tiger challenge, and brush up on your duff, all from your phone or tablet. $4.99