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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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Dropbox for Android reaches 1 billion installs on the Play Store

Dropbox for Android reaches 1 billion installs on the Play Store

Dropbox has been available on Android for just over ten years, and in that decade, it has evolved into one of the best cloud storage options available for the platform. Now the app has passed one billion installations, reaching the same milestone that applications like Twitter and Netflix recently passed.

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Netflix hits one billion installs on the Play Store

Netflix hits one billion installs on the Play Store

With everyone holed up at home, Netflix has probably been getting a little more usage than usual. Those extra few downloads could have just tipped the app over one billion downloads on the Play Store, which is no small feat even for an app that comes pre-installed on some devices.

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Samsung Email hits 1 billion installs on the Play Store

Samsung Email hits 1 billion installs on the Play Store

Samsung's email client, if you go by the user reviews on the Play Store, is pretty wonderful. That's not too shabby considering it is one of many apps that Samsung preloads into almost all of its devices that you can't uninstall. Regardless, the app has achieved an exclusive Play Store milestone: Samsung Email now has more than one billion installs.

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Snapchat reaches a billion downloads on Android

Snapchat reaches a billion downloads on Android

Snapchat's fortunes may be turning around. Okay, so the glasses idea was a bust, and the company's stock has spent the last year below even the IPO price, but we millenials are really into making ourselves look like terrifying dog-human chimeras, for some reason, and we've driven the app to over a billion installs on the Play Store. (Though the platform's ubiquitous use among adult models may also explain the rising popularity.)

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Friday, May 10: Google Calendar reaches 1 billion installs on the Play Store

Friday, May 10: Google Calendar reaches 1 billion installs on the Play Store

Since Google Calendar is one of the company's oldest and most ubiquitous products, you might think it would have reached this milestone already. However, it's only now joining the illustrious list of apps that have been installed from Play Store a total of one billion times.

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Samsung's Android browser hits 1 billion downloads, more than Firefox and Opera combined

Samsung's Android browser hits 1 billion downloads, more than Firefox and Opera combined

Samsung's mobile internet browser, if you ask its users, is pretty great. A lot of folks even say it's better than Chrome. That appreciation has manifested in the app hitting a very exclusive Play Store milestone: Samsung Internet Browser now has more than one billion installs.

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Google Cloud Print passes one billion installs on the Play Store, is the first app to do so in 2019

Google Cloud Print passes one billion installs on the Play Store, is the first app to do so in 2019

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