Android is a open source operating system for mobile devices which has been developed by Google. This new a great amount of buzz in the mobile market. Being completely open, this mobile platform allows application developers to unleash their creativity and in the same time giving end users the privilege to experience freedom of experimenting new possibilities.
Google also revealed some amazing stats that demonstrate the growth of the Android platform.
We’ve seen tremendous growth in Android Market lately. With over 200,000 apps supporting over 300 Android devices, we’ve had 4.5 billion applications installed to date.
But with so many apps available, how do you find the ones you really want? Whether you’re looking for the most popular apps, hot new apps, or just the very best apps available, we want to help make sure that you find what you’re looking for. To make this task easier, a better system of app suggestions was required and Google has introduced a few new options for locating the apps you require.
How to Find the Best Apps for Your Android Mobile
These features aim at bringing the latest, greatest and the evergreen apps to the user.
1) Top App Charts:
The charts are revised and are made to be country specific. No more browsing apps that you cannot download/use!
The Top App lists have 5 top apps in each of the sections in the left side column of the market.
2) Editor’s Choice:
A section of apps chosen by the Android Market staff. Covering all the sections in the market, Editors Choice offers a variety of handpicked excellent Apps.
3) Top Developers:
As a sign that Google appreciates the developers that create excellent apps for the Android platform, a small blue icon now displays with the name of the developer branded as ‘A Top Developer’.
4) Better Related Apps:
Browsing through the market for finding the right app got easier with the market giving you two types of suggestions:
- Apps frequently browsed by people who viewed this app.
- Apps that people tend to install alongside this app.
5) Trending Apps:
Apps that are growing fast in terms of number of installs. See this section to know what is up and hot!
These new features are sure to improve the way we search for apps on the Android Market. However Right now, these new features are available only on http://market.android.com and will be coming soon to Android Market on phones and tablets.