1. Interior design and decorating resource Houzz is the overall best Android app of the year, according to Google, which this evening announced the results of the first-ever Google Play Awards at its developer conference, Google I/O.
2. Yummly is the best recipe app.
3. The average age for a child getting their first smartphone is now 10.3 years. Tablets have surged from 26% to 55% usage as kids’ device of choice during car rides. Smartphones trail at 45% (up from 39% in 2012). 64% of kids have access to the Internet via their own laptop or tablet, compared to just 42% in 2012.39% of kids get a social media account at 11.4 years. 11% got a social media account when they were younger than 10.