The year 2014 is coming to an end. And I must say that 2014 has witnessed some very important events like the unveiling of the biggest iPhones ever- iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The latter failing miserably to attract buyers. Other important announcements were the launch of $6000 Lamborghini Tauri88 smartphone, Chromecast’s arrival in India, and many more.
Keeping the tradition of listing out the best stuff on Play Store in mind, Google has revealed a list of the most popular Android apps, games, movies, albums, news sources, and books of the year 2014.
Check out the infographic at the end of the post if you are not in a mood to read.
Most Popular Apps
As comparing apps of two different categories makes no sense, let’s list them out according to their categories:
1. Best Education App
Duolingo– This app lets the users learn foreign languages like German, Dutch, French, Spanish, English, and many others free of cost.
2. Best Social App
Facebook– Facebook hardly needs any introduction. It is the app which helps you kill time while connecting with friends, sharing interesting pics, status, and what not.
3. Best Health and Fitness App
Calorie Counter by MyFitnessPal– It lets the users keep a track a their calorie intake by showing them Cal information of about 4 million foods. The user can then use the appropriate kind of exercise for shedding these calories.
4. Best Entertainment App
Netflix– It is leading subscription service for watching TV episodes and movies online on any connected device in the West.
5. Best Music App
Pandora– It is music discovery service letting the users listen to their favourite music anytime anywhere.
6. Best Sports App
NFL Mobile– It is must-have app for all football fans. The app provides information about the live game scores, breaking news, game highlights, etc.
7. Best Photography App
Flipagram– It lets the user create amazing videos using their memorable photos and favorite sound tracks.
8. Best Travel App
TripAdvisor– We recommend every frequent traveler to have this app installed in his smartphone. The app features millions of traveler reviews along with photos while allowing the user to navigate to the best nearby tourist place (hotels, lodges, restaurants,etc) using the in-built map.
Most Popular Games
I’ll just mention the names of the most famous games here as I’m sure that you know all of them.
Most Popular Videos
The Walking Dead
Most Popular Music
Frozen: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Song of The Year
Dark Horse- Katy Perry
Song of The Summer
Fancy- Iggy Azalea
Most Popular News Sources
The Huffington Post
Most Popular Books
This sums of the list of most popular content on Google Play for the year 2014. These lists are based on global trends and the country specific trends might differ.