Ten Best Android Apps That Ruled In 2014

Man invented technology. And technology is reinventing life at every step! We cannot even consider moving out without smartphones and tablets. Millions of applications, either for useful work or for entertainment, are getting invented or modified each day and they are finding use in almost every field. We will look at the best Android apps that have been on the top ranks in Google Playstore.

In fact, 2014 has been a year when apps have really caught on the wave and technologists over the globe are curious about how things will evolve from here. In this article is a list of the most downloaded Android apps globally, as per Google’s PlayStore. Here’s what has been trending on the PlayStore:
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Facebook
Domain – Social Networking
Location – Paul Alto, USA
Downloads – 1 Billion
Start Year – 2006
Ranked No-1 on the chart, Facebook still dominates the field of social networking with connecting people all over the world. Facebook is one of the most used Android apps that connect you with your friends. You can get notifications and share images and thoughts more easily and quickly.
Pandora
Domain – Music
Location – Oakland, California
Downloads – 1 Million
Start Year – 2008
Ranked on the top list among the music/entertainment apps, Pandora is a music streaming and automated music recommendation service that serves as “custodian” of the Music Genome Project. The service, operated by Pandora Media, Inc., is only available in the United States, Australia and New Zealand. The service plays musical selections of a certain genre based on the user’s artist selection. The user then provides positive or negative feedback for songs chosen by the service, which are taken into account when Pandora selects future songs.
Duolingo
Domain – Education
Location – Pittsburgh, PA
Downloads – 10 Million
Start Year – 2011
Duolingo is a free language-learning and crowd sourced text translation platform. The service is designed so that, as users progress through the lessons, they simultaneously help to translate websites and other documents. In 2013, Apple chose Duolingo as its iPhone App of the Year, the first time this honor was awarded to an educational application. Duolingo won Best Education Startup at the 2014 Crunchies.
Flipagram
Domain – Photography
Location – Los Angeles, CA
Downloads – 10 Million
Start Year – 2005
Best Android Apps 2014
Flipagram is one of the Android apps and has topped the chart in its domain with most number of downloads in the photography section. It helps people tell stories with photos, videos and music on their phone.
MyFitnessPal
Domain – Fitness
Location – San Fransisco, CA
Downloads – 10 Million
Start Year – 2005
MyFitnessPal counts among the free Android apps that track diet and exercise to determine optimal nutrients and caloric intake for the users’ goals. In a Consumer Reports diet rating, MyFitnessPal was rated the best free program (with 83 points) in overall satisfaction, “maintenance, calorie awareness, and food variety”.
NetFlix
Domain – Entertainment
Location – Los Gatos, CA
Downloads – 500 Thousand
Start Year – 1997
Netflix, Inc. is a provider of on-demand Internet streaming media available to viewers in all of North America (except Cuba), South America and parts of Europe (Denmark, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, and Germany), and of flat rate DVD-by-mail in the United States, where mailed DVDs are sent via Permit Reply Mail.
NFL Mobile
Domain – Sports
Downloads – 10 Million
NFL Mobile brings in breaking news, in-game highlights, live game scores, custom team news, follow your Fantasy Football Team, watch Fantasy Live and more. With 10 Million of downloads, it is one of the leading Android apps in the sports news domain.
Trip Advisor
Domain – Travel
Location – Newton, MA
Downloads – 100 Million
Start Year – 2000
Trip Advisor is a travel guide and research application. It provides reviews of travel-related content and includes interactive travel forums. Founded by Stephen Kaufer, Trip Advisor leads the chart in its domain with most number of downloads this year.
CandyCrush Saga
Domain – Games
Downloads – 100 Million
Start Year – 2012
This app game doesn’t need any introduction. Developed by King, the match-three puzzle video game continues to top the chart Android apps in the gaming domain in the year 2014.
The New York Times
Domain – News
Downloads – 10 Million
New York Times Digital offers newspaper websites and databases, as well as licenses archive databases for electronic information providers. With 10 million downloads, it tops the chart this year with maximum number of downloads in its domain.

Ten Best Android Apps That Ruled In 2014

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