Jimmy McGee · Jan 2, 2014 at 07:30 am

Top 5 Apps of 2013 – XDA Developer TV

On Tuesday, XDA Developer TV Jordan talked about the top 5 technology trends of 2013. Yesterday, he talked about the top 5 technology stories of 2013. And today, TK combed through all the releases and app reviews from the year and identified the Top Five Apps from XDA Developers of 2013.

This includes everything from the open source camera app Focal to the sound modification app Viper4Android, and much more. So take a moment to check out today’s video, and see what we think were the top 5 apps found on XDA of 2013 are. Let us know if we got it right or why we are dead wrong in the comments below!

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