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Games we play: top ‘app’ downloads this week

Games we play: top ‘app’ downloads this week

Photo: Associated Press

A look at the most downloaded apps this week.

Top paid iPhone apps:
1. PicPlayPost
2. Motocross Elite
3. Minecraft
4. Heads Up!
5. Dynamojis — Animated Emojis and Stickers for iMessages,
6. Afterlight
7. Call of Duty: Strike Team
8. Fitness Buddy: 1700+ Exercise Workout Journal
9. Pixel Gun 3D — Block World Pocket Survival Shooter with Skins Maker for Minecraft
10. Free Music Download Pro

Top free iPhone apps:
1. Where’s My Water? 2
2. The Million Second Quiz
3. Pivvot
4. Giant Boulder of Death
5. Candy Crush Saga
6. Pet Rescue Saga
7. NFL Mobile
8. Asphalt 8: Airborne
9. Snapchat
10. YouTube,

Top paid Google Play apps:
1. SwiftKey
2. Minecraft
3. Titanium Backup Pro
4. Nova Launcher Prime
5. Plants vs. Zombies
6. Swype Keyboard
7. Beautiful Widgets Pro
8. Poweramp Full Version
9. Root Explorer
10. FoxFi Key

Top free Google Play apps:
1. Facebook
2. Pandora
3. Candy Crush Saga
4. Instagram
5. Pet Rescue Saga
6. Brightest LED Flashlight
7. Snapchat
8. Twitter
9. Skype
10. Netflix

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