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Best Google Apps

Google's got a lot of apps. Maybe even too many, in certain cases. However, it can be difficult to know which apps are worth downloading and which should be avoided. Thankfully we have taken the time to find the best Google Apps that will help to simplify your life.

    Google Classroom is a free application which enables teachers to collaborate and communicate with students. Google Classroom serves as a hub for student work and classroom resources. Google Classroom can be utilized by any eLearning professionals and online educators who have already created a Google Apps for Education account for free. In essence, Google Classroom is designed to give online facilitators, content creators and educators the ability to go paperless and centralize their eLearning materials in one cloud-based location.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    If you as a parent are looking for an app that will improve the reading skills of your toddlers and babies, check out Read Along by Google. Also known as Bolo in India, Read-Along is a friendly reading app available for children above 5 years of age.  Bolo offers a catalog of 50 stories in Hindi and 40 in English, sourced from Storyweaver.org.in. Aimed at primary grade children, the Bolo app is optimised for native Hindi speakers, and uses Google’s speech recognition and text-to-speech technology. The app works offline so you can simply download the material and there you go. It is free of charge and comes with no ads so there’s no way any information leaves your phone. You also get some simple games for kids.

    Devices: Android


    Google Keyboard is an intelligent keyboard that will allow you to write faster than you normally do thanks to the ability to create and personalize keyboard gestures. With this feature, you can write words or even entire sentences in less than two seconds. Google Keyboard is a rapid-typing tool from Google, so you know it has support for 26 different languages and dictionaries and is completely compatible with all Android smartphones and tablets.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Google Keep let you create notes, edit and organize them on-the-go. You can use this note taking app to add lists, photos, and audio to your notes. Finding notes on Google Keep is made simple as it supports filtering them based on color or attributes like shared notes, audio notes, list with images, etc. Google Keep adds note-taking and syncing to Google Drive and Android devices, but compared with similar services, it's a merely a fawn trying to find its legs.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Google Maps is the number one go-to travel app that you can use to explore destinations before you arrive and make a note of places that look interesting by adding a star or flagging them on the map. As your travel plans shape up, you can use the map to put together a plan for the day by visiting places that are grouped together. You can also save your maps offline so that you won't get lost even if you don't have data on your phone.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Google Drive is a file storage service that allows users to store files online, synchronize files across all devices using their Google accounts, and share files with other users. Google Drive can be accessed on Windows and macOS computers, and Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, in both online and offline capacities. 

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Google Hangouts is a communication platform developed by Google which includes messaging, video chat, SMS and VOIP features.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Google mobile search app brings Google Search to mobile devices. With the Google search app, it’s easy to use the internet’s top search engine, even on a mobile device. The Google Search app download is available on iTunes and Google Play.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Jamboard is an office collaboration application from Google that can be used both as a standalone application or with the Jamboard conference tool.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Google Chrome is the most popular web browser on the market, and for good reason. It provides an easy to use and clean interface, solid connectivity across devices and a massive library of extensions. That said, it's resource-hungry and has a spotty track record when it comes to privacy.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Google Calendar is one of the most popular calendar apps. Not only is it simple to use, but it also has seamless integration with other Google apps. This means you can add events straight from Gmail or from your to-do lists on Google Task. Sharing a schedule with Google Calendar is easy; all you have to do is add email addresses to the calendar or share the calendar’s unique link. You can tweak the settings so that anyone who has access to it can edit or add events. With everyone’s schedule laid out on Google Calendar, you can manage carpools, major school presentations, plane ticket reservations, upcoming family events, and other important occasions.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    The free Play Books reader lets you read content bought or sourced from the store. It's a free download for Android phones and iOS devices including the iPhone and iPad, while a browser-based version should work with almost any browser and operating system. You'll need a Google account to use it.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Google Play Music lets you shop and listen to the music straight to your Android device through streaming, and without storing music into the device’s memory.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Meet your Google Assistant.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Calculator provides simple and advanced mathematical functions in a beautifully designed app.

    Devices: Android