Jul 07 AT 10:55 PM Steve Raycraft 1 Comment

Top 10 most popular Android apps from last week: Android Wear, Glassboard


Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the 10 most popular Android apps from last week.

1. Android Wear

Android Wear

App info: The Android Wear app is the link to Android wearables. Control voice action preferences, adjust notification settings and configure devices. 


2. Android L Keyboard

Android L

App info: The keyboard from the Android L Developer Preview, modified to run as a standalone app by Chrisch1974 and I. Free, no ads, no bloat. No root required.


3. Terrain Home Launcher

Terrain Home

App info: Terrain is a smart homescreen for Android that makes your phone simpler and more streamlined by putting everything you care about in one place. Find contacts faster, launch apps faster and view content faster.


4. Heads Up! – notifications

Heads Up

App info: Never miss your notifications! During the intensive game, or during hard work – Heads Up! will always save your day. This app will let you receive floating notifications from selected apps which you will be able to dismiss – or, if you want, they will disappear all by themselves.


5. KooGoo Icon Theme Apex Nova Go


App info: 1700+ HD Icons. 88 Cloud Wallpapers - for tablets I suggest you to download them and then set manually.


6. Phoenix Zooper Mega Skin Pack

Phoenix Zooper

App info: Phoenix is the perfect companion for your home screen. It is a set of 80 WIDGETS for Zooper so it Requires Zooper Widget PRO installed to use.


7. Glassboard


App info: Glassboard is secure messaging for your friends, coworkers and family. Create a board for each group, share photos and files, chat and collaborate on every device. It’s the best way to stay in touch, communicate at events and get things done.


8. Cardboard


App info: Cardboard puts virtual reality on your smartphone. Try a variety of immersive demos on Android and get inspired to build your own using the VR Toolkit at http://g.co/cardboard.


9. Nova Launcher

Nova Launcher

App info: Nova Launcher replaces your home screen with one you control and can customize. Change icon themes, colors, layouts, animations and more.


10. INDY 500 Arcade Racing

Indy 500

App info: Feeling the Nostalgia of playing Real Arcade Racing games ? Don’t look further… INDY 500® Arcade Racing does bring back the fun of the retro Arcade atmosphere whilst using today’s latest technology.


Note:  To ensure that all apps receive a fair chance to make the list, we will retire any app that has made the list for three consecutive weeks and will place it in our Android and Me App Hall of Fame. We will post this Hall of Fame list in a dedicated series. Any app with * next to the title indicates it will now be added to our Hall of Fame list and will no longer be listed in this article.

I was first introduced to Android with the Samsung Fascinate and I've been hooked ever since. I love the customization that Android offers the user to personalize their phone. I enjoy writing and have been blessed with the opportunity to share this passion for Android with others.

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