In the recent years, smartphones have taken the mobile telephone market by storm. This is owing to the convenience that comes with many of its applications. The applications have literally simplified life in general and even changed our way of thinking. Android, which is one of the Smartphone operating systems, is one of the most popular operating systems in the globe.
The fact that it is an open source software, meaning that it is provided free of charge, has seen its popularity rising making it the most used mobile operating system in the world. Google Inc. makes sure that there is frequent release of the operating systems updates. Google play, which is an online store that provides the largest database of android application, has been having increase in the number of downloads, with current numbers standing at one billion downloads every month. Here are the three best Android apps found on Google play.
1. WhatsApp Messenger App
WhatsApp messenger is an android messenger application that was developed by WhatsApp Inc. What has made WhatsApp one of the popular and the most downloaded app is that it is a cross platform messenger application. This means that an android WhatsApp application can be used to message other WhatsApp applications from the windows phone, blackberry, iPhone and Nokia. This makes it one of the most popular messenger tools in the market. Its feature includes sending SMSs, photos and videos. This comes at no cost because it uses normal internet data price plans used for email and browsing the web.
2. Facebook App
Facebook has grown from being a social media website to become a necessity for most people. This fact made it important that Facebook had its developers develop an android Facebook application that would tap into the android market. The Facebook android application is meant to make the user’s Facebook mobile experience even better. Facebook android application allows users to share photos, updates and videos. It also enables one to chat with their Facebook friends from anywhere in the world, text and even have group conversations. The app also notifies a user in case someone comments or likes on any of your posts. The icing to the cake is that the app allows you to play games and use other Facebook apps.
3. Opera mini web browser App
The opera mini android web browser is the fastest web browser in the world. The android application that was developed by opera software, boasts of other advantages other than being the fastest web browser. The opera application has easy to use controls which make it user friendly and quick learn how to use it. It ensures that the user’s data privacy is safeguarded; this is owing to its security track record. The web browser also enables the user to organize their bookmarks better as the bookmarks are saved as a gallery of images. The web browser also saves on data costs as it compresses web pages so that one can browse the internet at far much cheaper costs.
Although Google play has a lot of utility applications in its database, it still lacks some of the most essential apps. One of is the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) application. The availability of this application on Google play would have gone a long way into making it easy for U.K citizens to apply for their American visas from their mobile phones.