Introduction
Last week I held a poll for readers to vote for their favourite applications. Here’s a summary of the results:

Results

#1 – ASTRO File Manager

Price: FREE
Size: 2.0MB
Market Link: Click here
AndroLib Link: Link
Description:
Astro File Manager lets you organise and manage all the files on your SDCard. You can copy/move/delete files. Open files that you may have downloaded, or install applications that you’ve downloaded on your computer.
It also has the option to backup/restore your applications and a task manager.
Screenshot and QR Code:
Astro File Manager QRCode

#2 – Barcode Scanner

Price: FREE
Size: 395kb
Market Link: Click here
AndroLib Link: Link
Description:
With Barcode Scanner, you can use your Desire to scan a barcode on your PC screen which then lets you quickly download an application, or visit a website. For example, try scanning the QR code in the right-hand column and you’ll see that your phone lets you view the mobile version of MyHTCDesire.
You can also scan barcodes on CDs, books, and other products, then look up prices and reviews, or search for a word in a book and find where it occurs.
Screenshot and QR Code:
Barcode Scanner QR Code

#3 – Dolphin Browser HD

Price: FREE
Size: 2.4MB
Market Link: Click here
AndroLib Link: Link
Description:
Dolphin Browser HD is a brand new version of Dolphin Browser, the most popular browser on Android market. Powerful, Fast & Elegant. Only applicable on Android 2.0+ platform.

  • Versatile Add-ons
  • Multi-touch Pinch Zoom
  • Thumbnails Flick Menu
  • Tabbed Browsing
  • YouTube Downloader
  • Gesture URL Commander
  • Bookmarks Sorting

Screenshot and QR Code:
Dolphin Browser HD QR Code

#4 – Twitter (Official Google Application)

Price: FREE
Size: 2.1MB
Market Link: Click here
AndroLib Link: Link
Description:

  • Discover what’s happening right now, anywhere in the world with the official Twitter for Android app.
  • Realtime search, trending topics and maps show whats happening now everywhere and nearby.
  • Tweet, send DMs, share photos, videos and links to your friends and the world.

Screenshot and QR Code:
Twitter QR Code

#5 – Cubed Music Player

Price: FREE
Size: 253kb
Market Link: Click here
AndroLib Link: Link
Description:
³ (aka Cubed) Music Player puts a 3D twist on the music player for Android phones. Play in either portrait or landscape mode (if you have the setting). It supports every feature for listening to music on your phone (standard player, Playlists, Shuffle, etc.) plus a few more like the ability to grab album Cover Art, match concert events of artists in your music library with Concerts³ app extension, plus a few cool ways to display your music and visually theme it [via AndroidTapp]
Screenshot and QR Code:
Cubed Music Player QR Code

#6 – BeebPlayer

Price: FREE
Size: 237kb
Market Link: This application is discontinued and no longer available in the Market. I’ve uploaded the latest version here – you can install with ASTRO (the #1 app)
AndroLib Link: Link
Description:
This application lets you view the the BBC iPlayer programmes. It has the option to view a low-quality version if you’re using your mobile internet, or a high-quality version if you’re on WiFi.
Screenshot and QR Code:
BeebPlayer QR Code

#7 – HandcentSMS

Price: FREE
Size: 1.8MB
Market Link: Click here
AndroLib Link: Link
Description:
Handcent SMS Android App offers enhanced text messaging capabilities. Send & receive texts from full app or popup interface (similar to SMS Popup), send & save MMS contents (Picture Messages), T9 style keyboard, add your text signature, search texts, change the theme, font packs or background, Android notifications, ringtones and vibration patterns, even cooler… speak your text or have them read back to you! [via AndroidTapp]
Screenshot (from AndroidTapp) and QR Code:
Handcent QR Code

#8 – Nexus One 3D Gallery

Price: FREE
Size: 667kb
Market Link: Not available in market. Download from here, install with Astro
Description:
An alternative to the default Photos application, taken from the Google Nexus One phone.
Screenshot and QR Code:
Gallery 3D QR Code

#9 – Layar

Price: FREE
Size: 1.4MB
Market Link: Click here
AndroLib Link: Link
Description:
How cool is it to launch an app, turn in a certain direction, and see a historic landmarks on the virtual screen, then learn more about it. Or see how close others Tweets are to your vicinity, find a house or play a game. Layar Reality Browser Android App is one of the coolest ideas to hit the Android phone! Augment reality using the phones camera and location-based data to find local businesses, historical facts, Flickr photos, Tweets, and more. [via AndroidTapp]
Screenshot and QR Code:
Layer Augmented Reality BrowserLayar QR Code

#10 – Spotify

Price: FREE
Size: 1MB
Market Link: Click here
AndroLib Link: Link
Description:
Spotify opens up your Android phone to a world of music. Unlimited, unrestricted, instant access to your favourite tunes.

Requires Spotify Premium! [via AndroLib]
Screenshot and QR Code:
Spotify for AndroidSpotify QR Code

The Runners Up

  1. Aldiko Book Reader – link
  2. Apps Organiser – link
  3. MyBackup Pro – link
  4. Advanced Task Manager – link
  5. WaveSecure – link
  6. Laputa II – link
  7. CoPilot – link
  8. FotMob – link
  9. Soundhound – link
  10. Juice Defender – link

Credits

A special thank you to every single reader who voted, and who took the time out to email me their favourite games and applications