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Best Android apps of 2017 – Google Playstore Editors

by Ayomide SegzDecember 5, 2017

Introduction

Google has released a summary of the most downloaded applications “Best Android Apps” that appeared on the Play Store in 2017, as well as the top apps proposed by Play Store editors, Below are the Apps and little summary about them and direct link to the app on google playstore.

FaceApp

The most popular new app this year is FaceApp, a Russian photo app that uses AI to make your face look older, younger, or transform into another gender. on google play store the description says

“Transform your face using Artificial Intelligence in just one tap!
– Add beautiful smile
– Get younger or older
– Become more attractive
– Change gender
– Improve your selfie with cool style filters”

FaceApp
FaceApp
Developer: Wireless Lab OOO
Price: Free+

What The Forecast

A funny weather application that claims to describe “how unpleasant it is outdoor” and which motivates users to “just go back to bed”. The application cheers people up with “over 7,657 completely ridiculous phrases” for the elements. Users can modify profanity settings, on google play store it feature says

“The app features:
– Over 6657 completely obnoxious phrases describing the current weather conditions.
– Switchable profanity settings (On, Some, Off).**
– Highly accurate weather reports directly from AerisWeather.
– Daily forecasts for 7 days.
– Select from U.S. or international units.
– Description of basic weather terms used in the app.”

Boomerang

This app is owned by Time Warner, takes third spot on google play store with over 5M installs so far as one of the Best Android Apps. with the following additional season feature

“Tis the season to be Very Merry with Jerry (and Tom too)! Boomerang is spreading winter cheer with tons of new holiday movies, episodes, and playlists to enjoy with your whole family.”

Boomerang
Boomerang
Developer: Boomerang
Price: Free+

TopBuzz Video: Viral Videos, Funny GIFs and TV Shows

Features

Viral Videos in Just One App
* Especially, Find videos and GIFs in one app instead of scavenging the Internet or flipping TV channels.
* See videos from a variety of categories and stay up to date on live events!
* Have everything in one place! Save your favorite videos, GIFs and more!

Funny Videos & GIFs
* Want to laugh? Take a dive into our Funny feed laugh with thousands of users!
* Scroll through thousands of gifs you can send to your friends or on Facebook, Twitter, Messenger, Instagram, etc!
* Enjoy your videos without distractions – We’ll darken the background to give you the best experience.
* Rotate and navigate through your videos even easier with TopBuzz Video’s enhanced video player!

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Yarn – Text Stories

Features

Ever wanted to snoop through people’s conversations and not feel guilty for it? Want to enter a world of suspense and horror but not up for a long read? Well now you can!

Every Yarn story is told as a short text message conversations, as if you were watching someone else’s text messages. Whether it be hypothetical conversations between two of your favorite celebs, a frantic group chat after accidentally liking an ex’s photo on Instagram, or those suspenseful mysteries you just can’t get enough of… Yarn lets you tap through it all!

It’s about time to make reading fun, fast, and fabulous again. Stay up to date with your favorite Yarn stories as we update episodes and conversations daily!

Yarn - Chat Fiction
Yarn - Chat Fiction

Final Thought

Google has also compiled several categories of top apps selected by Play Store editors.

According to the editors, the most effective apps of 2017 are Snapchat, Pinterest, Be My Eyes – Helping the blind, Google Earth, and bitcoin wallet Coinbase.

Meanwhile, the best app of the year is Socratic, a tutorial app that aims to help users with homework.

The best kids’ apps for 2017 include Space for Kids, Kids Learn Languages, Miffy’s World, and Pinkfong Shapes & Colors.

The editors consider Google’s own Allo app to be one of the top “hidden gems”, along with Socratic, Cornershop, Castbox, and Payit.

Slack is one of the top social apps, as are language partner exchange app Tandem, health app Strava, video editor app Like, and recipe app Cookpad.

The company “Google” has also revealed the top movies, songs and games of the year. Moana is the most downloaded film, while Nintendo’s Super Mario Run is the top new game. Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Humble’ is the top song, followed by Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’.

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Ayomide Segz

An Android Freak, Gamer and Web Developer

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