As months go by, new and exciting Android Apps are launched. It appears that 2014 has been quite a productive year since there are so many applications available, and while some of them were long-waited and some came as a huge surprise, it is without no doubt that they are all incredible. This being said, it’s not easy to create a list that will contain everything, as all of them stand out with at least a great feature. Here is a list containing ten most popular and free android apps that were launched in 2014.
In order to keep your android system clean, virus free and also fast, the best app is CCleaner. This recently released version of CCleaner will help remove all your junk, will help reclaim the much needed space, will monitor your entire system and will make browsing much safer. What’s even more important is that it is extremely easy to use, it has an intuitive user interface, no ads and also keeps track of your RAM, battery levels and temperature.
There are now a wide variety of streaming services that started to support the Chromecast app, but there are others that do not. This is where CloudCaster comes in, as it supports 23 streaming services, along with local content and also DLNA files. For those that are using SugarSync or Copy the only reliable solution is CloudCaster. It is the perfect app that allows you to display your pictures or even play videos located in the cloud directly where you are. It is extremely fast, easy to use and reliable. For CloudCaster to work, it is extremely important the all the media files and all the codecs that go with it have to be supported by Chromecast. CloudCaster come in two versions (free and paid). The free version allows only a cloud account and it contains ads.
The new application from Facebook allows an instant and easier way to get in touch with the people you care about. It is a free app that is both fast and reliable, and works just like texting from your phone, the only difference being that you will never pay for the messages. The most important features that Facebook Messenger offers is that you can access it without having to open Facebook, you can privately send files and photos, you can text messages to other contacts even if they are not Facebook related, you can even record messages and make absolutely free calls in other countries.
Carousel by Dropbox
This is a new and exciting way to show off your video and photos that are located in your Dropbox account by also creating a social experience. It acts as a gallery for your memories. What’s interesting about this app is that it allows you to group all your photos and videos into different events and your friends can even send private comments. While you are having a private conversation with a friend, you can quickly swap pictures with just a tap. This app automatically backs up all the info it receives, including videos and pictures, thus never being concerned about losing any of them. Another important feature is that in speaks 15 languages and it uses less space. Although it is a free app, it absolutely needs a Dropbox account (free or paid) to work.
This is the official FIFA World Cup App that gives access to the world’s greatest sporting event, it allows you to take it everywhere and stay informed at any time. For those that were not as lucky as to be able to go to Brazil, this app keeps you up to date with all the important news related to the World Cup, everything there is to know about your favorite football team and all the matches. Another great feature that this app has to offer is that you can even share your emotions with your friends, and even with the football players and their coaches. Other features include voting for the Man of the Match, the possibility of winning an original kick-off ball and also playing different games.
This free app is for those that love taking selfies and posting photos of themselves. Frontback the a great application that combines two pictures: one of yourself, taken with the front camera, and the other, of what you see, taken with the back camera. The result is interesting and unique, and the combination is great at showing emotions, points of view and other interesting perspectives. It’s quite a fun app that allows you to express yourself and tell your very own story.
This app is quite impressive as it helps you search different information about a certain object or place by simply taking a picture with your mobile phone. It can be anything from a barcode, a famous painting, a tourist attraction to even a simple supermarket product, as long as it is in its database, you will receive information about it. One of its important features is that it is able to read different languages such as English, Italian, Russian, German and much more, and it can also translate them into other languages.
Another great iOS photo app that was released in 2014. Retrica is an app that allows its user to take great selfies by applying hundreds of filters in order to obtain unique and interesting results. Although some might say that there are a wide variety of apps that do the exact same thing as Retrica, it is important to know that it has its advantages. One of its greatest features is that it maintains things simple, easy to use and it is absolutely free. You can take vintage style photos, black and white or even blurred or striped, all you have to do is apply the filter, before or after taking the picture. Another great feature is that you can take photo collages by setting time intervals to take consecutive photos while you make stupid faces with your friends.
Swift Key Keyboard
An incredibly intelligent application for the Android systems that enables your device to instantly upgrade its touch screen keyboard by making it easier to use and a lot faster. It offers an auto-correct feature that works even for the sloppiest user, and also a word prediction function that works for more that 60 languages and is able to learn much more words as you type them, thus becoming smarter by the minute. It is quite impressive. Besides these intelligent features, it also offers a wide variety of colorful themes, layouts for every device and more than 800 emoticons. With this upgraded keyboard, you can resize, undo or even split your text along with other tools that are very useful. This app can also sync your writing style with your Gmail, Twitter and Facebook accounts. Among the languages that it supports, are also included: English (US, UK, CA, AU), Albanian, Catalan, Dutch, Finnish, French, Icelandic, Italian, Persian, Romanian, Spanish (ES, US, LA), Welsh and so much more. It is important to know that there are some features that only certain types of Android supports them and this is why it is better to check in advance.
Having more than 360 puzzles that are equally divided into 30 chapters, this app has a minimalist design specially created to offer a real Android experience. A great characteristic is that this game is better played in the company of friends and family as you can all return to your childhood and re-discover the joy and beauty in solving puzzles. This application is trying to make its users think visually and use these learning’s solve future puzzles. At first, it communicates through symbols and as levels increase, language is being introduced to describe ideas. The game also offers musical themes created by the famous composer Jim Guthrie, so you will never get bored.