Google Says These Are 2014's Best Android Apps

Dec 01, 2014

With more than 1 million apps available, parsing through the Google Play Store can be a challenge. Google has provided some help by offering a list of the best Android apps of 2014. Whether you’re looking to stream a movie, learn a new language or manage your business calendar, chances are there’s an app that will fit the bill.

Here’s a look at what Google has highlighted as the best of the best:

Productivity

  • Wunderlist: To-Do List & Tasks
  • SwiftKey Keyboard
  • IFTTT (If This, Then That)
  • Sunrise Calendar
  • Todoist: To-Do List, Task List
  • Mailbox
  • Offtime - Life Unplugged
  • Rundavoo
  • Money Tracker by BillGuard
  • SlideShare Presentations
  • Strive

Education

  • TED
  • Lumosity
  • Duolingo
  • Craftsy Classes
  • Monki Chinese Class
  • Child Mode & Time Education
  • Amazing World Atlas

Entertainment

  • Hulu
  • Comedy Central
  • Disney Movies Anywhere
  • DramaFever
  • 5by
  • Dailymotion

PHOTOS: Inside Google’s New York City Office

A subway themed conference room where Googlers can video conference with other Google offices around the world.
A subway themed conference room where Googlers can video conference with other Google offices around the world.Eric Laignel—Google
A subway themed conference room where Googlers can video conference with other Google offices around the world.
A lounge and workspace in Google's Chelsea Market office where employees can get together for a meeting or relax on a lounge chair.
Steel slides connect Google's two story lounge.
A green themed micro kitchen emphasizes Google's commitment to sustainability.
Google's apartment themed conference room for those looking to “work from home” at work.
Google's build-your-own desks that allow employees to completely customize their workspaces.
Water tower seating in Google's aptly named Water Tower Cafe, one of five cafes at Google's New York offices that serve free food.
The Broadway themed conference rooms on Google's New York City-themed floor.
A bookcase turns to reveal one of three "secret rooms" in Google's library.
Google New York's library, complete with books donated by employees.
The Google bridge across 16th street in New York City.
A subway themed conference room where Googlers can video conference with other Google offices around the world.
Eric Laignel—Google
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News

  • Yahoo News Digest
  • BuzzFeed
  • The Economist
  • CNN
  • New York Times
  • Watchup: Your Daily Newscast

Music & Audio

  • Shazam
  • Pandora
  • iHeartRadio
  • Afterlight
  • Musixmatch Music Player Lyrics
  • djay 2
  • TuneIn Radio
  • Soundhound
  • edjing - DJ Music
  • Equalizer + MP3 player volume
  • Ultimate Guitar

Sports & Fitness

  • Onefootball - Pure Soccer!
  • Golfshot: Golf GPS
  • Univision Deportes
  • 7 Minute Workout
  • Google Fit

Shopping

  • Wish
  • Groupon

Photography

  • Over
  • EyeEm: CAmera & Photo Filter
  • Facetune
  • Carousel - Dropbox Photos
  • Video Collage Maker
  • Camera Zoom

Personalization

  • Locket Lock Screen
  • Link Bubble Browser

Social

  • Timehop
  • OKCupid
  • Secret
  • LINK - with people nearby
  • Frontback
  • Obscure
  • Lettrs
  • Telegram
  • Samba: Videos + Reactions
  • Bitmoji
  • Skype Qik: Group Video Chat
  • Viadeo

Travel

  • Expedia
  • Maps.ME
  • Anywayanyday
  • Minube
  • Windfinder
  • Uber

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