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The Android Apps Everyone Should Have May 2011

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It's that time of the month again, which is to say it's time to clean up our list of the absolute best Android apps. What new apps will show up? Which apps get cut?

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WatchESPN: If you have the right cable provider, you can stream ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPNU straight to your phone. Works over 3G or Wi-Fi and lets you watch all the biggest sports moments on the go. A must have for any sports fan. Free.

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Netflix: All the joys of Netflix in your pocket, all the time-including the power to battle that always growing Watch Instantly queue. Streaming's silky smooth over Wi-Fi, less so over 3G, but the app itself is indispensable. Free.

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Plants vs Zombies: The insanely addicting tower defense game where you battle zombies with various plants, flowers and rocks is finally on Android. It's still the same heart-racing, finger-mashing, zombie-killing fun as it ever was. $3

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Amazon Free App Reminder: Amazon has its own Android app store and one of the perks is that they offer a free app everyday. This will send you a daily notification about the free app on that particular day and link you straight to the Amazon app store. $1

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Imo.im: With its new tabbed interface, imo.im is an IM app that's light, pretty and easy to use. It supports AIM, Google Talk, MSN, Yahoo, Facebook chat and others and is free. Free.

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eBuddy Messenger: A well-designed IM client that keeps you plugged into AIM, Google Talk, MSN, Yahoo, Facebook chat and others. Even better because it's free. Free.

Visit our updated list of the Best Android Apps right here

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Paying $1 for an app that reminds you about free apps is quite possibly the dumbest thing i have ever seen.