Interestingly, not all of the apps were launched in 2012, some got huge updates boosting their functionality and allowing them a place on this list. Overall, there are no huge surprises - apps like Evernote, Pocket and Pinterest have long been in our list of essential Android titles. Here is Google’s 2012 top 10 apps:
Are there any other apps you wish made it into the Android top 10 for 2012?
source: Google Play
Posts: 453; Member since: Jun 29, 2012
Series guide is a lifesaver, the rest... Well lets just say i can think of a better top 10 :)
posted on Dec 27, 2012, 2:19 AM 1
I don't have any of them but was thinking about trying Ancestry. I'd also have put Nova Launcher in the list because it brings those subtle tweaks to the UI that are missing in stock vanilla, like continuous scrolling of the desktop.
posted on Dec 27, 2012, 7:05 AM 2
Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011
Evernote Falcon Pro Pocket Flipboard AirDroid Solid Explorer AdFree = must have for rooted phones! I made a better list than Google!
posted on Dec 27, 2012, 4:04 AM 2
Posts: 159; Member since: Sep 09, 2010
I hope you had a little explenation for every app. some of them I know. but grims snow white? what did make that special? Isnt there a ton of grims tales in play store? I unfortunatly, dont know half of these apps...
posted on Dec 27, 2012, 4:04 AM 1
Posts: 154; Member since: Mar 08, 2012
they put pixlr express but not their own snapseed. both are good but they seems less confident with what they bought. snapseed give more advance editing I never experience before. should replace the game app.
posted on Dec 27, 2012, 6:16 AM 0
Posts: 247; Member since: Mar 08, 2010
I think it's a bit presumptuous to declare one definitive list. A quick glance at the other comments shows everyone has their own personal favorites and must-haves. For example, there isn't a "Top-10" or "Must-Have" list that doesn't include Evernote. It's the best app in the world that I NEVER use. It's simply taking up space on my devices. On the other hand, the humle little Google Reader app will always have a shortcut on my Home screen; as much as I try to get into the fancy flipping animations of Flipboard, I find I get every news feed I want in one easily scrollable list in Google Reader.
posted on Dec 27, 2012, 1:37 PM 0
Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010
I hear you there. Flipboard looks great, but as far as functionality it is terrible. Showing only 2 stories per page, and having to flip them, is REALLY REALLY annoying. The aestetic is great but the practicality is awful.
posted on Dec 27, 2012, 5:18 PM 0
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