Top 66 Android Google Play Apps of 2014 - GeekShizzle

Google Play has become one of the most frequented application market sites in the world. Operated by Google and serving as the official app store for Android operating systems, The Google Play store has reached over 1.3 million apps published and over 50 billion downloads. It is a long shot to find the best apps to play with at times, but the internet giant made available their list of the Best Apps of 2014 for our pleasure.

Top 66 Android Google Play Apps of 2014

Top 66 Android Google Play Apps of 2014

Check out the Top 66 Android Google Play Apps of 2014

 

Wunderlist helps millions of people around the world capture their ideas, things to do and places to see. Whether you’re sharing a grocery list with a loved one, working on a project, or planning a vacation, Wunderlist makes it easy to share your lists and collaborate with everyone in your life. Wunderlist then instantly syncs between your phone, tablet and computer, so you can access your to-do lists from anywhere.
“Wunderlist is our favorite todo list manager for just about every platform.” – Lifehacker.
Selected as a Google Play Editor’s Choice, Wunderlist has also been featured in The New York Times, The Verge, TechCrunch, CNET, The Guardian, Wired, and Vanity Fair, just to name a few.
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TED’s official Android app presents talks from some of the world’s most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus, and music legends. Find more than 1700 TEDTalk videos and audios (with more added each week) on the official TED app — now for tablets and smartphones.
Fully translated and localized in 22 languages
SwiftKey Keyboard is a free, award-winning keyboard app for Android that learns from you, delivering the best next-word prediction, smarter autocorrect, support for over 800 emoji (emoticons), Emoji Prediction and much more! SwiftKey is an alternative touch keyboard that gives you smart, fast typing on Android – free. It’s the best smart keyboard for Android for fast SMS, chat, text and email, becoming the default across all your apps. It’s packed full of customization features including over 30 colorful themes, layouts for all screen sizes and devices, and supports over 80 languages.
Train your memory and attention. Used by over 60 million people worldwide, Lumosity creates a Training Program that challenges your brain.
Over 50 million people are getting trending items 50-80% cheaper than what you pay at the local mall. Get the hottest products at incredible prices delivered directly to your door. Wish is the #1 shopping mall in Europe and North America allowing you to browse a worldwide selection of trending fashion, accessories, and electronics directly at your fingertips.
Shazam is the best way to identify music and TV. In seconds you’ll know the name of any song, or more about what you’re watching – touch to Shazam to start your journey.
Put the internet to work for you. IFTTT lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement — if this then that. Activate your Channels and create Recipes on IFTTT! Channels are services like Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, as well as devices like Philips Hue, Belkin WeMo, and UP by Jawbone. Recipes are connections between your Channels that unlock entirely new ways for your services and devices tocommunicate with each other.

 

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Over is the app for adding text and artwork to your photos. Designed with mobile creatives in mind, Over features standard and custom-made fonts and well-crafted artwork combined with a sleek design, easy-to-use functionality, and immediate sharing ability.
Groupon delivers unbeatable deals for 50—70% off the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy in more than 500 cities located mostly on earth. Download the Groupon app to start saving on everything you’re looking for—from right next door to across the globe. Whether you’re shopping for the latest fashion trends, craving a new restaurant in town, or spending work meetings daydreaming about tropical travel, a daily replenishment of deals delivers all the discounts you like. Every deal is available to use immediately, so you’re never more than a few taps away from a relaxing massage, tickets to the night’s hottest event, or a chance to eat a whole pizza by yourself.
Locket is the intelligent lock screen that brings you the top stories every time you wake up your phone. Locket learns your interests and habits to bring you contextually relevant content on your lock screen. The more you use it, the smarter it gets.
Timehop helps you celebrate the best moments of the past. It’s like #tbt every day!
What were you doing a year ago today? Two years? Three years? Timehop brings together your old photos and posts from your Phone, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Foursquare and replays your past a day at a time.
Yahoo News Digest provides a definitive summary of all the important, need-to-know news. Digests are delivered twice a day – once in the morning and once in the evening. All the top stories are summarized and presented with the key information that you need to stay on top of what’s happening. Each story is created from multiple sources to present the essential bits and pieces of information, known as “atoms”. Atoms are key quotes, images, videos, maps, infographs, and Wikipedia excerpts among others. These atomic units provide a unique context to the news. Our stories are both algorithmically and hand curated to ensure high quality, and come with a textual summary. Yahoo News Digest makes your reading experience comprehensive, effortless, and complete. Our goal is to inform you of all the key headlines you need to know and allow you to share the news with others.
oin a creative community and take your photos to the next level. 20 distinct filters and carefully crafted editing tools to enhance your images. Connect with friends and discover new talents.
The “7 Minute Workout” is a research-backed workout program that has become an international hit!
Published in the leading research journal ACSM, and then popularized by the NYT, the “7 Minute Workout” is simple but effective.
Researchers have selected 12 exercises that are performed for 30 seconds with 10 second rest intervals. This high-intensity training with little rest results in higher daily metabolism and is the equivalent of working out for over an hour – for only slightly longer than 7 minutes.
The best part? The exercises are simple to perform, do not require any equipment, and therefore, can be done anywhere! NO MORE EXCUSES.
This app takes this research-proven workout and guides you through the process. Further, it tracks your results, and makes it fun by allowing you to unlock rewards as you continue working out.
Sunrise is a free calendar made for Google Calendar, Exchange and iCloud! With an amazing design, Sunrise is a new experience that will make your life easier.
Afterlight is the perfect image editing app for quick and straight forward editing. Our simple design, paired with powerful and snappy tools, will give you the look you want in seconds. Tag your photos on Instagram with #Afterlight and follow @afterlight for a chance to be featured on our official Instagram.
The BuzzFeed app is best way to stay up to date with the latest viral videos, images, links, and buzz while on the go. Features the BuzzFeed.com front page, most Viral posts, as well as LOL, WTF, OMG, Cute, Geeky, and Trashy Feeds.
Every photo could use a touch up. That’s why magazines use expensive, complicated tools like Photoshop to make people look their best. But now, there’s Facetune! Facetune provides easy-to-use, powerful tools (previously reserved only for the pros) to retouch and perfect every photo or selfie, making each one look like it came straight out of a high-fashion magazine. Now you can be sure that all your portraits show only the best version of you – whether you’ll be using them for your professional profile or simply sharing online with friends. In a world constantly becoming more visual, putting your best face forward has never been more important!
musiXmatch is the #1 Music Lyrics Player on Google Play Store and iTunes with +30 million users and the largest and most exhaustive official catalog of sync lyrics for karaoke & singing passionates. “Best app 2014” on both App Store and Google Play. “Editor’s Choice” Google Play. Enjoy your music with lyrics, in perfect sync with the music! Use the equalizer for a better sound or improve your discography’s cover arts by adding new ones. Works as a scrobbler for almost every other music and radio player. It even supports ALAC/FLAC.
Take advantage of mobile-exclusive deals and book your trip with just a few taps. Access your itineraries on the go and rest easy knowing that we’ll alert you to important information like flight delays and hotel check-out times.
The perfect to-do list app is there wherever you need it: on your phone, tablet, desktop, browser, Gmail, and more.
Join over 2 million people who are doing amazing things with Todoist – the world’s leading to-do list and personal task manager! Praised by TechCrunch, New York Times, Lifehacker, The Wall Street Journal, Android Authority, Phandroid, Android Police, and many others, Todoist works wonderfully across all your devices and platforms (mobile, desktop, web browser and e-mail) so you can boost your productivity and achieve more each day.
Ready to rock your next party? Introducing djay 2 – the next generation of the world’s best-selling DJ app is now available on Android.
djay transforms your Android device into a full–featured DJ system. Seamlessly integrated with Spotify and all the music on your device, djay gives you direct access to mix your favorite songs and playlists instantly. You can perform live, record mixes on–the–go, or enable Automix mode to let djay create a seamless mix for you automatically. Whether you are a professional DJ or a beginner who just loves to play with music, djay offers you the most intuitive yet powerful DJ experience on an Android device.
Link Bubble is an all-new browser designed and crafted solely with mobile devices in mind. ★★★ Recognized in Google Play’s Best Apps of 2014 ★★★
★★★ “I’m tempted to call this something of a revelation.” – The Next Web ★★★
★★★ “This app may very well change the way I browse the web on Android, and you should definitely consider picking it up.” – Android Police ★★★
Listen to the world’s largest collection of radio stations on your phone or tablet, absolutely free. TuneIn has all of the best sports, news, music and talk radio as well as live events and top podcasts. Stream over 100,000 real radio stations, playing live from around the world. This is real radio. Follow college football leading up to the playoffs with live play-by-play coverage from 85 Division 1 teams including ​top-ranked ​Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, Auburn, Ohio State, USC, Texas A&M, and other powerhouse teams from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac 12, & SEC. TuneIn lets you listen to your favorite teams right on your smartphone or tablet.
The Economist Espresso is a new morning briefing from the editors of The Economist. Delivered to your smartphone or inbox before breakfast, it tells you what’s on the global agenda in the coming day, what to look out for in business, finance and politics and, most importantly, what to make of it. The Economist Espresso is part of The Economist weekly international news and business publication offering independent and clear reporting, commentary and analysis on world current affairs; business, finance, science and technology, culture, society, media and the arts.
Get instant access to detailed maps of all countries from anywhere in the world! No internet connection is required. Get directions from your current location to any spot on a single map.
OkCupid is the best and highest rated dating app on earth. We use math to calculate your best matches, making dating simple and fun… and it’s 100% free.
Uber is your private driver in more than 40 countries.
– Request a ride using the Uber app and get picked up within minutes. On-demand service means no reservations required and no waiting in taxi lines.
– Compare rates for different Uber options and get fare quotes in the app. Pay with Google Wallet or PayPal, or add a credit card to your secure Uber account so you never need cash on hand.
– Easily set your pickup location on the map, even if you don’t know the exact address. Get connected to your personal driver and check the progress of your Uber at any time.
– Sit back, relax, and go anywhere you want. We’ll email you a receipt when you arrive at your destination.
An entirely new and modern way to travel is at your fingertips.
The redesigned CNN App for Android has been rebuilt and redesigned for use on both your phone and tablet. Stay informed with the latest headlines and original stories from around the globe. Follow up-to-the-minute reporting with breaking news alerts and live video. Share stories and videos and comment on top stories.
Onefootball is the best app for soccer fans. Get all the latest soccer news, live scores, results, highlights and more from the Premier League, Major League, Soccer Champions League and all international competitions.
If you use Dropbox, you’ll love Carousel — it’s a gallery app that’s the faster, prettier, all-around-better way to view the photos and videos you keep in Dropbox. Keeping track of your photos can be tough. Carousel lets you view all the photos and videos from your phone and Dropbox in one place, organizes them automatically, and backs them up to Dropbox. Carousel even helps you free up space on your phone. Once photos are safely backed up to Dropbox, Carousel can remove them from your local storage, making sure you don’t run out of space on your phone or tablet.
Anywayanyday is a free application for Android smartphones and tablets from anywayanyday.com, an online service for buying air tickets and making hotel reservations all over the world. For your every request the system analyses offers from over 800 airlines and 330,000 hotels worldwide and finds the optimal ones. Searching, choosing and paying for an air ticket or a hotel take on average about three minutes.
Boost your knowledge anytime, anywhere with the official SlideShare app. Explore over 15 million presentations, videos and infographics in stunning, full-screen layout. No time to read now? Save favorites to read later – even offline!
 Certify your English proficiency with the Duolingo Test Center, with free tests in Beta! Every year, over 30 million job seekers and students around the world are forced to take a test to prove that they know English or other languages in order to apply for a job or school. Offline tests can require paying an entire month’s salary, traveling to a distant examination facility, and then waiting weeks in limbo for the results. The Duolingo Test Center was created to give everyone equal access to jobs and educational opportunities. Now anyone can conveniently certify their language skills from home, on their mobile device, and for only $20. That’s 1/10th the cost of existing tests.
Experience The New York Times’s award-winning journalism. Get the latest news, elegantly presented with enhanced imagery, multimedia and streamlined navigation. Stay informed on world news, national news, business, the arts, technology, style, sports, food, travel, opinions and more. The New York Times app also includes our International Edition with breaking news, world news, current events and cultural content from our 50 newspaper bureaus around the globe. Named Editors’ Choice as one of the top apps on Google Play, The New York Times app connects you to your favorite newspaper anywhere you are, anytime you want to read it. We’re breaking news, world news and national news in your pocket.
Download the NYTimes Android app for FREE today, and subscribe to receive your first 14 days at no cost. All users can access up to 10 free articles per month, from any section.
It’s a curious world. Discover yours.
Secret lets you see what’s going on with your friends, co-workers, and people in your city or campus.
SoundHound recognizes music playing around you. Tap the SoundHound button to instantly identify songs and see lyrics, share, buy or explore more from artists you know and love or have just discovered. You can even search for by singing or humming into SoundHound. SoundHound is the only App in the world that can give you results through singing and humming search!
Nothing can stop you. You’re the DJ.
With edjing, users can create their own mixes and share them directly on Facebook, Twitter and Google+!
– More than 50 million tracks with access to SoundCloud and Deezer
– Smart Music Library with a global search (browse all music catalogues at once)
– A Curent Playlist to prepare your party sets in advance
– edjing World: Your own eDJ profile page to promote your talent to your fans!
Unleash your creativity with Craftsy! Find out how to bring ideas to life and create projects that make you proud. Craftsy has more than 500 online classes in photography, cake decorating, cooking, painting, drawing, quilting, knitting, sewing, embroidery, jewelry making and beyond, so you can gain the skills you need to succeed.
The fast, fun mobile inbox that puts email in its place. Mailbox is a completely redesigned inbox that makes email light, fast, and mobile-friendly. Quickly swipe messages to your archive or trash. Scan an entire conversation at once with chat-like organization. Snooze emails until later with the tap of a button — they’ll return to your inbox automatically so you can focus on what’s important now. Mailbox checks your email from the cloud and delivers it to your phone securely. Now with Auto-swipe, Mailbox learns from your swipes and snoozes to automate common actions. Mute that conversation you don’t care about, snooze messages from your friend to this evening, or route all of your receipts to a list — automatically.
Mailbox’s delightful UI and smart features make getting to zero — and staying there — a breeze. After you experience a clean inbox, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.
5by is the only place for friends to find, share, and chat about their favorite videos. Discover the best online videos through 100+ carefully-curated playlists and partners channels. You also have the option to search for videos that 5by has hand-picked, or any video from YouTube. Send videos to your friends who would appreciate them most, and start a chat either one-to-one, or with a group. Chosen by Google as one of the best apps in 2014. Woo!
Be entertained with Dailymotion. Access one of the largest video sharing platforms on your smartphone and tablet. Create your playlists, synchronise your favorite videos offline and enjoy the best content in a Full HD experience.
Introducing LINK, the only social network you need. Whether you’re new to town or just feel like chatting, Link instantly connects you with people nearby! Join local interest groups, find a date, or chat with friends and family. No matter what your social needs are, LINK’s got you covered – any time, anywhere.
Even casual travelers have phones galleries full of thousands of amazing photos, but who really remembers where each and every one was taken? Well, minube can help you re­live your trips by identifying exactly where each of your travel photos were taken. You can even add your travel tips to each place and, of course, choose the photos you want to publish and those you’d prefer to keep private.
The end result is an amazing keepsake of your journey, complete with maps and travel dates, which you can share with your friends.
Equalizer+ the new standard when it comes to audio music player! A must have to listen to your favorite songs and playlists! Boost and improve your sound quality and volume thanks to Equalizer+! Equalizer + is both a music track player and a frequency equalizer. Access your own music library directly from the app. Set the frequencies you like for your songs and save your presets. Equalizer + enables you to control 5 different band frequencies. Adjust each filter to bring out the best in your music. In addition to the low frequency filters, you’ll have the possibility to amplify even more your bass sounds thanks to the Bass Booster option. Finally, you’ll be able to visualize your sound thanks to a spectrum analyser, directly available from the app.
Select photos to create a beautiful short video collage (grid of photos). Video or Photo Save either photo collage or video collage
With Frontback you take a photo with the front camera, another with the back camera, and share them both in a single image. Frontback is the most delightful way to tell a story with photos. Frontback is a fantastic community (1M+) of people who love being creative or just sharing their daily life, be part of it, take amazing photos to share with your friends and with people around the world!
Make a healthy change in your life by becoming more active, aware and motivated.
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Break the mold of the mundane message. Get creative with original stamps, styles, & your signature. Send your writing, poetry, & artistic skills privately or to the world. Send to global pen pals & translate any message from 80 languages.
Monki Chinese Class is a fun app for children that teaches them to write basic Chinese.
With its carefully crafted design and colourful illustrations, Monki Chinese Class is conceived to help every child learn how to trace basic Chinese through a fun system that sustains motivation.
Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s super-fast, simple, secure and free. Telegram seamlessly syncs across all of your devices and can be used on desktops, tablets and phones alike. You can send an unlimited amount of messages, photos, videos and files of any type (.doc, .zip, .pdf, etc.). Telegram groups have up to 200 people and you can send broadcasts to up to 100 contacts at a time. Be sure to check our website for a list of Telegram apps for all platforms.
Samba lets you be witty, emotional, sexy, funny, creative, or anything else your heart desires…and see how your friends really feel about it. You send them the video, their reactions are recorded and sent back to you, and the video message experience is closer, more honest, and more fun. Who’s ready to Samba?
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( OFFTIME ) lets you customize your connectivity so you can do the things that matter. Unplug and focus on your work, be with the people you care about, or simply enjoy some peace of mind. ( OFFTIME ) lets you create profiles that block your calls, texts, and notifications. You can even restrict access to any apps, so you can make sure you don’t get distracted and break free. Make exceptions for the people important to you, or send out custom auto-replies that let others know when you’re back on the grid. And you won’t miss a thing- check out the activity log for a comprehensive list of everything that happened while you were in your zone.
Our intuitive analytics give you insights into your phone and app usage, so you can identify your habits.
Even if they made a promise about time, children can be frustrated when they suddenly have to quit playing with the smartphone. Of course they know that they must keep the promise, but it is hard for them to do so because they haven’t fully developed self-control. At this time, their parents need to give them something else to turn their attention to, soothe their hearts and calm their negative emotion. For children to nurture self-control, it is important to redirect their energy and turn their attention elsewhere. It is also important to let them know gradually that playtime session is ending. Nester provides ending games that calm and ease children into the end of playtime.
Rundavoo is the Ultimate Online and Mobile Group Scheduling App for Social Outings with Friends. We’re about having fun and we’re here to help you create it!
With Rundavoo you’ll be able to spend less time planning and more time enjoying your friends. Whether you’re a planner or not Rundavoo helps you get your friends together for that spontaneous dinner or a much needed planned event.
Live soccer game streaming* and sports coverage in Spanish of soccer, NFL, Formula 1, boxing and more. Univision Deportes offers real-time results, schedules, news and sports highlights available on the go!
Introducing Skype Qik (say “quick”), a free* video messenger made for capturing moments and sharing laughs throughout your day. Set up a group and immediately start shooting and swapping videos. Send something to crack your friends up, or show off a new dance move—whatever you want. New messages are added to a chat that you can watch like a movie with a single tap. Qik even lets you erase your video right out of the chat.**
Don’t just send just text or photos. Go full-video with Qik.
Viadeo allows you to connect with more than 60 million professionals worldwide. Using the Viadeo app, you can grow your professional network, take control of your online image, and take charge of your career!
Join millions of people who use Camera ZOOM FX. There’s so much you can do: action shots, stable shot, photo filters, collage, photo composition and more.
Bitmoji is your own personal emoji.
• Create an expressive cartoon avatar
• Choose from a growing library of moods, stickers and comic scenes – featuring YOU!
• Put them into any text message, chat or status update
If you’re one of the millions of people with a Bitstrips avatar: Just download and sign into the app with Facebook – your unique collection of Bitmoji is already waiting for you!
Voted by Google as one of the best apps of 2014, Ultimate Guitar Tabs & Chords is a mobile version of the world’s largest catalog of guitar & ukulele chords, tabs and lyrics, available even offline. Learn how to play your favorite songs on acoustic, electric guitar or ukulele. Get over 800,000 tabs and free daily updates with recent hit songs! Learn how to play guitar from scratch or refresh your knowledge of the instrument with our interactive lessons (available as an in-app purchase).
Golfshot is the most comprehensive free golf course GPS, scorecard, and Android Wear ™ golf app. Over 2.1 million golfers around the world rely on Golfshot to play better golf. With 3D aerial flyovers of each hole, precise yardages, and game-improving statistics to more than 40,000 golf courses worldwide, Golfshot makes you a better golfer. Golfshot’s integration with Android Wear™ provides you with the best golf GPS app features right on your watch – enabling you to leave your phone in the bag and use Golfshot on your wrist.
Play your way around our planet with Amazing World Atlas by Lonely Planet Kids! Designed specifically for kids ages 9-11, Amazing World Atlas lets kids explore the world’s continents and countries with interactive maps, quizzes, and games galore!
See all your account balances and charges in one place. Get instant alerts to suspicious charges posted to your accounts. 100% FREE. BillGuard tracks your spending, protects your cards from fraud, and helps you save money with simple budgeting that actually works.
Watchup is the smartest way to watch video news because it builds your personalized newscast from a growing number of local, national and international news channels.
Wind, waves, weather & tides worldwide for kitesurfers, windsurfers, surfers, sailors and paragliders
* forecasts for 37000+ spots
* observations from 17000+ weather stations
* configurable favorites, measuring units
„Windfinder“ is free, with ads. „Windfinder Pro“ is not free, without ads and with Superforecast (hourly time steps, available in Europe, North America and Egypt) and widgets.
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