Google Declares Top 12 Android Apps of 2012

By Gizbot Bureau

    Tavares Ford, merchandising manager at Google Play Store revealed the top 12 apps for the year 2012. He wrote in the page of the store that some of these awesome apps were developed in 2012 while others received great updates. These apps, majority of which are available across the world, offer amazing user experience on phones as well as tablets. Gizbot brings to you the complete list of these applications.


    Zappos brings to your fingertips, the latest fashion for women, men and kids along with free returns and free shipping. A wide variety of products such as clothing, footwear, accessories, bags, housewares, cosmetics etc. belonging to brands such as Nike, Frye, Stuart Weitzman etc. are available through the app. The app allows the user to get on the website of the e-tailer with the added bonus of portability. Also available is express checkout, 365-days return policy and amazing customer support via the app. 

    Download Android app for Zappos from Google Play Store.


    Evernote is a free app that is extremely easy to use, allowing you to keep track of everything that you do in all your devices. The app allows you to capture photos, make notes, make to-do-lists, make voice reminders and also lets users to easily search for the notes already made. The app syncs the notes from all your devices. Notebooks can be taken offline and accessed. You can allow others also to work on the notes. It lets you plan a wide array of activities right from pleasure trips to mind-boggling finances. 

    Download Evernote from Google Play Store.


    Pinterest is a very cool application that allows you to collect images you love, organize projects and so on. You can pin images from anywhere on the internet. You can also explore other boards and pins which interest you. You can pin with the help of your camera too.

    Download Pinterest from Google Play Store.

    Grimm's Snow White

    Grimm's Snow White from the house of Story Toys features the classic fairy tale Grimm's Snow White which offers an interactive experience on Android for kids. The app allows kids to accompany Snow White on her epic adventure with the dwarves and the evil queen. The tale is packed with action, surprises and a lot of suspense for kids. There are pop-up scenes that have 3D games as well as puzzles. The soundtrack has been narrated by professional actors. This is ripe time to grab the app as it is on sale for a limited period.

    Download Grimm's Snow White from Google Play Store.


    Pocket is one of the best and free ways to save and then view articles, videos and much more. If you happen to come across something on the web that you wish to view later, you can immediately save it in pocket and then read or watch it later. Pocket allows you to go through the content again when you wish to, even in the absence of internet connection.

    Download Pocket from Google Play Store.

    Expedia Hotels and Flights

    No better way to book flights and hotels than with the Expedia Hotels and Flights app. It allows you to book in a flash on great prices and deals. This holiday season, great offers are available for bookings. Upto 60% can be saved with the Expedia hotel deals now. The app allows you to book when you are on-the-go and enables to see reviews from hotel customers. Booking flights also is very easy allowing you efficient search and ease of sorting.

    Download Expedia Hotels and Flights app from Google Play Store.


    If you are one of those people obsessed with family trees, this is the right app for you. You can build, update as well as share your family tree with the help of the app. This is a fun and interesting way to learn more about your heritage. The updated app now allows you to build a new family tree from the beginning or lets you interact well with your family trees in Edit or add family pictures along with uploading their pictures in this app. If the site finds leads to historical records of people who might be related to you, the app gives hints.
    Download Ancestry from Google Play Store.


    Fancy is the best platform where you can find out, collect as well as purchase crowd-curated lists of awesome goods, wonderful stores and great places. You can buy awesome stuff from Fancy. When you happen to discover things that interest you on Fancy, the app allows you to share them with your friends.

    Download Fancy from Google Play Store. Personal Finance

    This award-winning Android app allows you to track, manage and budget your money free of cost, thus helping you save more. All your finance accounts such as savings, credit cards etc. are brought to a single place allowing you to efficiently manage finances from anywhere. There are intuitive charts and graphs in the app which gives an idea about your expenditure. Email alerts or text alerts are also send to you by the app regarding any upcoming bills or fees or low balances. is very simple to get started with and is safe and secure as well.
    Download from Google Play Store.

    SeriesGuide Show Manager

    No better way for a series-addict to track the progress of his TV shows than with SeriesGuide Show Manager. You can view what is in store in the future and keep track of the current episodes. It lets you share episodes with friends too. However, the information listed is US-time specific and the episodes cannot be watched through the app either.
    Download SeriesGuide Show Manager from Google Play Store.

    Pixlr Express

    Pixlr Express is a free photo-editor app that allows you to give a professional touch to all your photos. It helps you crop, re-size or add any of the interesting effects of the app in no time. There are over 600 effects, borders and overlays that help you transform your images. The app allows you to share the edited pictures in Facebook, twitter etc.
    Download Pixlr Express from Google Play Store.


    TED is the official Android application of TED conferences bringing to the people talks by some of the most influential people in the world. There are over 1200 TEDTalk videos as well as audios available through the app with new ones being added every week. The app, supported on tablets and smartphones, relays talks by education radicals, medical mavericks, music legends, tech geniuses and so on.

    Download TED Android app from Google Play Store.

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