Google Drive is a cloud storage solution available on Android where all new users get 15GB for free permanently upon signing up. They include Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Photos, Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Keep. Between the office apps, the Photos app (which allows unlimited photo and video backup), and Keep Notes for note taking, you have apps for practically anything you need to do in terms of productivity.
Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard is one of the most powerful and customizable third-party keyboards available.
SwiftKey Flow which allows for gesture typing, multiple language support, cross-device syncing of your library and much more.
Podcast Addict is an excellent podcast app for podcast fans.
You can browse podcasts by category or search for them individually.
You can also set download rules, create playlists easily, and it supports both Chromecast and SONOS along with Android Auto and Wear OS.
Pulse SMS features theming, GIF support, password protected conversations, a blacklist for spammers, dual-SIM support, and more.
Pulse charges either a monthly subscription or a single $10.99 charge while Android Messages is free.
Both methods have their pros and cons, but they’re both still excellent options to access your texts everywhere.
5-Tasker and IFTTT
Tasker is a glorious application if you have the patience to learn how to use the app.
There are many apps out there that have Tasker support and you can even use Tasker to create very complex commands for NFC tags.
IFTTT is another excellent automation app. In some cases, it may even be better than Tasker thanks to its simplicity and wide range of uses.