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Google Android's App Store is ever-growing. Like the Apple-based app store, the Android-based Google Play also has a host of apps to offer its users that are meant for a host of things.
The Android store offers games, camera apps, editing apps and internet messaging apps in abundance. In fact, at times, you will be spoilt for choices from the amount of apps for one single functionality in front of you. And the list keeps growing and evolving almost everyday.
To tell the truth, the Google Play app store has experienced a sort of explosion in recent years. And this has been possible with a proliferation of apps that look to cater to your every need. And such is the problem that every one of such needs has nearly 50 apps to its name.
But then again, we do want only the best apps for our phone. Although that definition of best depends from person to person. While some just look to bombard their phones with the best available games, others are more into all the utility apps.
So which are the apps that have hit the charts for the month of August? We take a look at the top 5. Check the sliders below for more information.
It was just last month when Google finally brought its Google Now Launcher app for all Android phones. The service has been outed with support for all devices running Android 4.1 and later. The app basically brings Google Now to your home screen, with a shout out of ‘Ok Google' activating the voice search.
Ooloo lets you ask a question using your voice, But instead of getting a reply from Google or some other virtual assistant, there will be human staff on hand 24/7 to answer your queries. Apart from that, you can record your questions with a single tap, add tags to your questions for categorization and more.
The Swing Copters game is from the same Dong Nguyen who has been in news with his controversial game Flappy Bird that was pulled down for being "too addictive." In this game, you have to guide a little helicopter's vertical flight while avoiding hammers that swing from each gate.
If you take great pleasure in reading, this app is for you. Blinkist is a subscription reading service for those who take interest in reading. There are experts at hand who will provide you with abridged versions of non-fiction titles that can be read in 15 minutes or less. And the best thing here is that the guys keep updating the list everyday.
If mobile photography attracts you, this app is definitely for you. Afterlight brings a host of image-adjustment tools with pretty retro filters to add while editing your image. This includes options for brightness, contrast, saturation, exposure compensation, highlights, shadows, temperature, sharpening and more.