Your phone is essentially your personal assistant — and like any aide, it needs the right set of tools to do its job effectively.
The good news? As an enlightened Android phone owner, you’ve got no shortage of efficiency-enhancing options. Unlike (ahem) certain other mobile platforms, Android grants you the opportunity to customize and control the core user interface so it’s perfectly tailored to your needs and the way you like to get things done. And while the more advanced UI-adjusting tools tend to be targeted at the power-user crowd, you don’t have to be a card-carrying geek to take advantage of what they offer.
Behold: seven advanced apps that’ll empower your favorite high-tech helper and allow it to reach its full productivity potential.