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Top iPhone apps: Despicable Me, WeChat

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Despicable Me is once again proving popular among iPhone users, topping the free downloads charts in the UK, while in Italy iPhone users are communicating via WeChat. Details of this and other top free iPhone applications by country for the week, by number of downloads, recorded on July 17, can be found below. 

01.   UK
Despicable Me: Minion Rush (games)

This fun app, based on the "Despicable Me" films, lets users play as one of the minions as they take part in a series of high-speed challenges, jumping, flying and dodging obstacles, and try to win over their boss.

02.   USA
Despicable Me: Minion Rush (games)

See ‘Despicable Me: Minion Rush'

03.   France
Oggy (games)

Play as Oggy the cat in this game which sees Oggy defending his kitchen and elsewhere from invaders.

04.   Canada
Ringtone Maker Pro (music)
Create free ringtones of up to 40 seconds in length using songs from your music library with this application for further personalizing your phone. 

05.   Japan
Gazoo Drive (travel)

This application from the Toyota car company informs drivers of some of Japan's best and most interesting landmarks and then helps locate them, even providing a speech commentary about each landmark as the driver passes it.

06.   Australia
Plants vs Zombies 2 (games)
The sequel to the popular "Plants vs Zombies," this application takes users on an adventure defeating hordes of the undead throughout history, using their cunning and a good strategy.

07.   Germany
Ringtone Maker Pro (music)

See ‘Ringtone Maker Pro'

08.   China
Penny Drop (games)

Translated loosely into English as 'Penny Drop,' this application contains multiple mini-strategy games with a fantasy theme.

09.   Italy
WeChat (social networking)

WeChat is a message and photo based social network that contains similarities to other services such as WhatAapp. Users can message individuals or create groups. The app, unlike WhatsApp, also provides free video calls.

10.   Korea
Marvel's All For Kakao (games)

Translated into English as ‘Marvel's All for Kakao,' this application is a dice-based fantasy adventure.

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