15 Best Android Apps of 2014 for Smartphone Power Users
Review of: Best Android Apps 2014
Reviewed by: Saurabh Saha
On December 17, 2014
Last modified:December 18, 2014
So, 2014 is about to over and in this entire year, we have seen a lot of improvement, development in mobile technology field. Whether it's about new smartphones, gadgets working on Android or various types of Android apps to make our life more interesting. We got many new releases, major/minor improvements and modifications in all these fields. Even in this December, Android 5.0 (Lolipop) launched which summed up to make 2014 another important year for Android.
In comparison to 2013 (Q3), Android increased its market share from 81.4% to 83.60% worldwide in 2014 (Q3) while Apple iOS OS market share decreased from 13.4% to 12.30%, Windows Phone OS market share decreased from 4.1% to 3.80% and other OS' market share also went down. Also, more Android users downloaded the apps than any other year and actually started using them. So, it increased the number of power users for Android too.
Unlike regular users, power users are those who like to use advanced features of apps, finding and installing important apps to make their lifestyle more productive. If you're not a Android power user and without wasting much of your time in trying various apps, if you want to get the list of useful apps that can make your lifestly more productive then we've got a list of them for you.
Below is the list of most popular Android apps of 2014 among Android power user. Go through the list and I bet you'll find some very cool and useful apps that you weren't aware of.
Must Visit : Top 10 Android Business Apps of 2014
Yahoo News Digest
Whether you're a student or employee, businessman or politician, its important to stay updated with important news that may concern you. So, install Yahoo News Digest which provides you definitve summary of 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.
Also Read : 7 Best News & Magazine Apps for Android
When it comes to cloud storage, Dropbox is the first name that comes in everbody's mind. Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically get saved to all your computers, your Android device, and even the Dropbox website! With the Dropbox app, you can take everything that matters to you on the go.
Thoug we have Google Play App Store but their are many awesome apps that are not available at Google Play. For those who want better app store to search for cool Android apps which are better arranged, categorized and available in much clean, clutter free and decent interface, MoboMarket is a must-have app to install. In comparison to Google Play Store, it has a number of features, that you will like:
Geo-location based content recommendation so that you can have popular local apps available in your native language
Editor Picks & Special Collection to find best among hundreds of apps for same purpose
Innovative Search & Recommendation – Advance search, quick app select and more
Practical phone management featuresto – that optimizes phone's performance by cleaning residual files, clearing and boosting RAM.
Evernote is one of the most favorite app of students, businessmen and employees who need to create, save and synchronize short notes. It lets you write notes of all types, from short lists to lengthy research, and access them on any device. Collect web articles, handwritten notes, and photos to keep all the details in one place.
Opera or Chrome may outperform in speed but if web browsing speed is provided good, the next thing matters is web browsing experience in which Dolphin outperforms all the available mobile browsers. Not only it serves best web experience for Android OS but also the web browser is overloaded with tons of features like smart gesture & sonar, addon support, mobile-pc sync, WiFi broadcast and more.
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.
Top 10 Android Keyboard Apps For Fast & Easy Typing at Android
Many times, while travelling through public transport, dining in restraunt, walking downstreet you hear appealing song. You want to know the song but you're uncomfortable to ask. At this situation, Shazam comes to act. It scans the sound and tells you the song and its details within few seconds. Not only this, you can shazam TV, video also and get to know movie/show you just saw.
Less popular but Telegram is better messanger than dominating messaging app WhatsApp. The interface is very similar to WhatsApp but there are few additional features like Cloud sharing, 100% Free, Telegram group can have more than 200 users, you can brodcast your message up to 100 people at a time, file sharing (doc, zip, pdf, etc.) and more.
To keep up with smartphone's peak performance, you need a smart performance booster which can delete residual files, clear and boost RAM, manage apps, and take care of phone's health. To enjoy all these features, you need to install Clean Master App. In addition to provide all these features, Clean Master has #1 ranked professional quality antivirus. So, not only it will keep your RAM clean and healthy but also prevent you to install seperate apps for Antivirus, Apps Management (backup, restore, batch uninstall, etc.)
7 Minute Workout
This 7 minute workout application is base on HICT (high intensity circuit training) proved to be "safe, effective, and efficient" way to improve your muscular and aerobic fitness, don't need to go to gym.Try the 7 minute workout, and make youself healthier. The 7 minute workout only takes you about 7 minutes, consists 12 exercises to be done for 30 seconds, with 10 seconds breaks between each exercise. All you need just a chair and a wall, repeat 2-3 circuits according to your time. This must be your first choice for office workout, or home workout.
It's common for Android smartphones to have pre-installed Android file manager app. But, if it's not already installed in your Android device and you're finding it hard to explore your memory card, internal storage and folders, install ES File Explorer. It is the best file manager application in Google play.
It functions as all of these apps in one: file manager, application manager, task killer, download manager, cloud storage client (compatible with Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive, Box.net, Sugarsync, Yandex, Amazon S3, and Ubuntu One…), FTP client, and LAN Samba client. It provides access to pictures, music, video, documents, and other files on both your Android devices and your computers.
Don't ask others not to click your great shot from your powerful smartphone's camera, blame yourself for not installing Camera Zoom FX in your device. Camera Zoom FX has very cool features like stable shot, timer, voice activated, burst mode, HDR mode, time lapse, shutter animation, and lot more features to provide you best photo-clicking experience.
Fotor is quick photo editor which comes with six photo-taking modes, Grid, Big Button, Burst, Timer, Stabilizer, and Square. Fotor can easily enhance your photo within few minutes. 13 different scenes options to match the conditions when you took the photo. Adjust your photos with dozens of basic and advanced photo editing tools. Over 50 filters & effects, plus you can apply multiple effects to each photo! – It can handle all the photo editing task you'd need.
Nova Launcher is the original and most polished customizable launcher for modern Android. Nova Launcher replaces your home screen with one you control and can customize. Change icon themes, colors, layouts, animations and more.
Vine is the best way to see and share life in motion. Create short, beautiful, looping videos in a simple and fun way for your friends and family to see. If you're among millions of Vine fans, you can't live without installing this app.