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Google Sheets hits 1 billion installs on the Play Store, just in time for you to balance your budget

Google Sheets hits 1 billion installs on the Play Store, just in time for you to balance your budget

Love them or hate them, spreadsheets are a necessary part of modern life. From keeping track of monthly expenses to making to-do lists, apps like Google Sheets make it easy to organize all of your data into a simple document. More than two years after hitting 500 million installs on the Play Store, Sheets is now the newest app to become a member of the 1 billion club.

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It's about time: Google's Clock app hits 1 billion downloads

It's about time: Google's Clock app hits 1 billion downloads

For most of us, the days of dedicated alarm clocks are long gone. All you need is your smartphone placed on a bedside table, and you're ready to be woken up the following day. From timers to stopwatches, the clock app on your phone is an essential tool. You'll find no shortage of alarms and timers to choose from on Android, but Google's Clock app makes time management easy, and it's included by default on plenty of devices. The app has finally ticked past the one billion installs mark on the Play Store, and it's showing no signs of slowing down.

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Google Files reaches 1 billion Play Store installs surprisingly quickly

Google Files reaches 1 billion Play Store installs surprisingly quickly

Even though Android is the most popular smartphone OS globally — on more than two billion active devices — not many apps join the exclusive 1-billion-downloads club. Among those that make it, Google is unsurprisingly the most popular developer. Its latest app to pass this milestone is Files by Google.

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Google's ARCore library is now installed on 1 billion devices

Google's ARCore library is now installed on 1 billion devices

ARCore was first released in 2017 as a library for developers to create immersive augmented reality experiences, based on Google's work with Project Tango. The library is now used by countless games and applications, including Pokémon Go, and now it has passed one billion installations worldwide.

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Google Keep checks off one billion installs

Google Keep checks off one billion installs

Earlier today, we reported on Google Photos reaching the 5 billion install mark on Android. Well, the hits seem to keep on coming: Google Keep has planted its own landmark with its billionth load-in.

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Android 10 pushes Android Auto to over a billion Play Store installs

Android 10 pushes Android Auto to over a billion Play Store installs

Android Auto's download count over on the Play Store is positively exploding. In a mere four months, the app has gone from 500 million installs to over a billion. Only six months before that, it was at 100 million. That's an incredible order of magnitude of growth in less than a year.

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Twitter just hit 1 billion installs on the Play Store

Twitter just hit 1 billion installs on the Play Store

It's hard to imagine the world without Twitter right now. So much is happening on the platform these last few years, from politics, product announcements, and grassroots movements to more personal means of communication. Given that there are 7.8 billion people in the world and Android being the most used mobile operating system, you'd think that the Twitter app already has more than one billion installs, but no, the application has just now crossed that milestone on the Play Store.

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Google Messages passes one billion installs on the Play Store

Google Messages passes one billion installs on the Play Store

Google's Messages app is packed with features, including a built-in markup tool, reminderscontext-aware recommendations, a dark mode, RCS support, and a web interface. Most of these aren't available in other texting apps, especially the ones manufacturers pre-install on their phones, which make Messages particularly popular. In fact, it's so praised by users that it just passed one billion downloads on the Play Store, less than a year after reaching half as many installs.

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TikTok passes one billion installs on the Play Store, boosted by the coronavirus pandemic

TikTok passes one billion installs on the Play Store, boosted by the coronavirus pandemic

When stuck at home with little to do, people turn to social media. TikTok is amongst the most popular ones these days, as the app was the second most downloaded free app on the Play Store at the end of March. It's now so popular that it passed one billion installs on the Play Store.

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