Top iPad apps: 4 Pics 1 Word

iPad users in the USA, UK and Australia have been playing guessing games with 4 Pics 1 Word which challenges them to find the common word linking four seemingly random images. Details of this and other most downloaded free iPad apps by country* for the week recorded on February 13 can be found below.

01.   USA
4 Pics 1 Word (game)
This fun puzzle application challenges users to think outside of the box. The app displays four images that appear unrelated but in fact can be linked by one word that players have to guess.

02.   UK
4 Pics 1 Word (game)
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03.   France
The Voice Karaoke (music)
This official app of hit reality TV talent contest "The Voice" features tunes such as Maroon 5's "Moves Like Jagger" and R Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly" for users to sing along to. Play with your friends to see who has the best voice and can get the highest score then post your results on Facebook.

04.    Canada
Galaxy On Fire 2 (games)
Galaxy On Fire 2 is a space combat game that challenges players to adopt the character of fighter pilot Keith T. Maxwell and take on hoards of invading aliens in frantic aerial battles.

05.   Japan
全国市町村ジグソーパズル (games)
Ideal for all of those who love and know Japan, this game tests players' knowledge of the country by challenging them to construct a map of the provinces from the jigsaw pieces provided.  

06.   Australia
4 Pics 1 Word (game)
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07.   Germany
Jump and Fly (games)
Jump from ledge to ledge, use fans to boost your height as you try to ascend to the greatest height possible in this entertaining app.

08.   China
Temple Run 2 (games)
This sequel to the original hit app Temple Run once again sees our hero running across perilous cliff tops and dense jungle in an attempt to escape to civilization with the rare artifact he has discovered.

09.   Italy
Spotify (music)
This application brings popular freemium music streaming service Spotify to the iPad.

10.   Korea
세계문학 (books)
Translated loosely into English as "World Literature," this application gives users access to literary masterpieces from around the world, slowly introducing readers to  the world's classics.

*The countries listed are those markets in which the most iOS devices have been sold worldwide. The list of top ten countries is based on Admob's April 2010 estimate of the worldwide iOS User Distribution.  

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