Most popular apps of 2017

Apple has released their yearly report of the most downloaded apps of 2017 across the full scope of content available throughout its devices. Across multiple different categories, other than the seemingly obvious like Snapchat or Instagram below is a list of some of the most popular apps of 2017 that you may not have known about.

Online shopping- Wish
The Wish app is one of the most widely discussed and arguably controversial shopping apps. It is available on Android, iPhone and Windows, has been valued by Forbes for $8.5 billion and has received a total funding of $250 million. The wish app offers extremely cheap items (though delivery costs are added at checkout) ranging from Accessories, Baby & Kids, Fashion, Gadgets, Hobbies, Home Decor, Phone Upgrades and more. The controversy comes into the picture when we consider that items advertised on the site can arrive looking completely different to what you saw on the site, as well as some customers even stating that their items never arrived.

Traffic and Navigation- Waze
Waze is the globe’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. You and other drivers can share real-time traffic information and road conditions which opens up whole new opportunities for your driving experience. Waze allows you to avoid traffic, get alerted before you approach police, accidents, road hazards, and see other friends also driving to your destination when you connect to Facebook. It also offers to point out the cheapest petrol stations as well as all over GPS navigation- all for free!

The perfect app for parents, wonder weeks is a globally bestselling baby app, which allows you to personalise a daily calendar of your child’s development, notifying you of the metal developments and phases that your baby is going through for 24 hours a day. The app comes after a book with the same title, which describes with in-depth and easy-to-understand terms the incredible developmental changes your baby goes through. The app goes hand in hand with the book as the perfect leap calendar to monitor your baby’s mental growth(during the first 20 months).

This popular gaming app brings arcade style racing to our smartphones. Drive at high speeds throughout the city, against other racers, all while avoiding the police. The visuals on offer as part of this app perfectly demonstrate how quickly phone and tablet gaming has developed and improved. You’re able to steer by touch or tilt, use mods to improve your vehicle and earn Speed Points to unlock new cars