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Are you a fan of photo effects? There are big names in the photo-filtering industry such as Instagram, but like in every industry, every once in a while, a cool independent developer will come along and release a new tool that rivals the big guys. While FxCamera can’t meet Instagram [...]Read More »
Your Android phone is a supercomputer. It can calculate the exact number of pixels from here to the Moon, but even then, there are some seemingly obvious things it’s missing. For instance, on the standard, pre-installed Calculator app, you can only do standard scientific calculator tasks. This lets your phone [...]Read More »
Are you waking up tired after hours and hours of sleep? You might think that it’s weird that, even after a beautiful 8.5 hours of sleep, you’re not as rested as you sometimes are. It turns out that it might come down to something called a sleep cycle: 90-minute periods [...]Read More »
Are you looking for superfluous animated notifications that take up your entire screen? You’ll love Pops. It’s a free app that lets you send and receive silly messages and notifications from your friends by both sending messages within the app and capturing the notifications of other apps.
The way Pops [...]Read More »
“Hey, that’s interesting!” You quickly pull out your phone and slide to open the camera app. It nonchalantly starts as a black screen, sliding into a choppy “live” view of the camera’s viewfinder. After around three or four seconds, your phone’s finally decided to let you take a picture–but of [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of knowledge? Of course you are, and Wikipedia is a great place to both find new information and contribute to others’ quest to do the same. Unfortunately, certain places–such as airplanes, Alaska, and the middle of the ocean–do not have cellular data, and even if they [...]Read More »
Bob paid for the $50 for the movie tickets, but Sue paid the $200 for the hotel rooms and John paid $100 for the food. If the three of them wanted to split the bill evenly, how would they go about doing it? There’s some math you can do by [...]Read More »
Some games are fast-paced. Others are much more relaxing. Mohuca (stylized mohuca.) is one of the relaxed ones. In it, there’s only one goal: survive for as long as possible.
To play Mohuca, you do one thing: tap on the screen. If you come across a roadblock, you tap [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of racing games on your phone? Try Lunar Racer: it’s a free racing app, and in it, you have to race on alien planets while managing gravity and nitro. But watch out! The powerups are dangerous, so you’ve got to keep an eye out.
Lunar Racer [...]Read More »
Your phone is a lot like a mini-Star Trek tricorder. It can scan the ambient acceleration, magnetic pull, location, and more, and it’s entirely hidden from you the majority of the time. If you’d like to see what your device is scanning, however, try Sensible Sensors: it’s a nice looking [...]Read More »
There are dozens and dozens of social networks out there, and different people are on different ones. If you’re trying to get all the posts from all of your friends, Sonet is the app for you. It can grab all of your friend’s posts from well-known networks like Facebook and [...]Read More »
Are you looking for an awesome, addictive puzzle game? I know I’m not. I’ve gotten way too addicted to tiny little games on my phone, and now I–hey! Check out HueBrix! It’s a tough visual space game in which you need to trace out the paths required to fill up [...]Read More »
That’s a beautiful wallpaper you have! And it’s been the same wallpaper for the last five months. It’s starting to get really, really old, and you desperately wish to get rid of it, but you know that this same thing will happen again in five months. With Wallpaper Changer, it [...]Read More »
Power button broken? Unlock your phone with the tap of your proximity sensor with Tap Tap App [Android]
Is your phone’s lock and unlock button wearing down after many long years of use? Don’t worry! There’s an app that can help: Tap Tap App. Designed specifically for people with broken phones, it replaces the need for a lock and unlock button, instead allowing you to unlock your phone [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of multiplayer games such as Connect Four and Reversi? Boardfeud is a free multi-game, multiplayer app that lets you play not one, not two, but three different games, over the internet. You can play with friends, play for fun, or play for rankings.
Boardfeud’s developer knows [...]Read More »
If you’ve played most of the popular Android games, you’ve probably played Doodle Jump, the game where you must get the Doodler as high as possible while avoiding evil monsters, black holes, and the like, and using various devices to get you as high as possible. Hiigher is like that, [...]Read More »
Are you looking for answers to some pressing question? With Quora, you can ask questions to your circle of friends–and to the entire world. It requires you to log in using a Facebook or Twitter account, which can be annoying, but once logged in, it lets you view your Friend’s/Followee’s [...]Read More »
If real life was Star Trek, everything would be grand. The world would be hunger-free, we could travel the galaxy, and computers would be voice-commanded. Hey,wait a second–that last one is possible today! With Voice Shortcuts Launcher, you can open apps, call people, send texts, view contacts, toggle settings, and [...]Read More »
Are you annoyed that apps seldom go on sale, and when they do, you often miss the chance to buy them? AppSales developer Thomas Sojda was annoyed too, and set out to fix it with his app AppSales. It’s a free app that can not only monitor the price of [...]Read More »
Pshhhhh! The fire quickly disappears as you shoot it with the thirty meter water cannon. That takes care of that problem! It appears that the most recent meteor shower has endangered the Titan village, and it’s your job to put them out.
In Sprinkle, you play the role of the [...]Read More »
Are you a big Reddit fan? I certainly am. But keeping up with the constant flow of stories and posts can be a real pain sometimes. Redditastic lets you view all of the top items on your homescreen with a nicely designed widget, and when you open them, open in [...]Read More »
The weather is a tricky thing. If you’re using a combination of weather apps and services to try to keep up with all of the latest developments and current temperatures, relax a little! Instead of using advanced real-time charts and graphs, just glance at the whole day’s weather with Aix [...]Read More »
If you’re a seasoned computer user, you (hopefully) know the #1 rule of important data: back it up! Losing data is not fun, but losing data when you don’t have a backup is terrible. That’s why you should always back up your computer… and your mini computers. GO Backup, from [...]Read More »
Your personal data is private. Everyone knows that (except Facebook). But sometimes you have to or want to hand your phone over to someone–perhaps a friend, or a family member–do do something like look at a photo you took or a song you have. At times like this, you’d definitely [...]Read More »
Scrolling LED signs are actually pretty cool. They’re effective ways of communicating over a large distance without using your voice, meaning they work great in crowded areas. Ledify! brings that experience to your phone: it lets you create large, scrolling messages to show to anyone that can see them.
Ledify! [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of Tetris-style games? If you are, you might be interested in Cubifice. It’s similar to Jewels, but instead of trying to remove the most blocks possible, you have to get the blocks to fall perfectly into the white outline at the bottom.
There’s a catch: you’re [...]Read More »
Are you a fan of physics? My love of the science keeps me grounded and down to Earth. Radiant Particles is a freemium live wallpaper in which thousands of particles are pulled together through the attractive forces of simulated physics.
As the particles spin around, they eventually begin to settle. [...]Read More »
Torrenting can be both productive and entertaining. It can also help you download common, large files such as ROM updates, operating systems, and other, less legal content. Until recently, unfortunately, there was no good way to torrent from your smartphone or tablet. Today, that all changed with the official µTorrent [...]Read More »
Shopping can be quite expensive. It can be even more expensive if you don’t like looking for coupons. RetailMeNot Coupons changes all of that: instead of spending hours searching through newspaper ads for coupons, you just select a store and are presented with all the coupons you could ever want. [...]Read More »
Contribute to Wikipedia with nothing but your phone’s camera with Wiki Loves Monuments [iOS, Android]
Wikipedia is one of the modern world’s greatest inventions. Every day, thousands upon thousands of people read about topics ranging from the history of the modern spork to the number of bricks in Sears tower. (The second one is probably close to zero.) However, there’s a very small number of [...]Read More »
There are hundreds if not thousands of weather apps available for Android. However, there are very few beautiful weather apps available. If you’re trying to make your phone as sleek and minimal as possible, you’ll love Weather Eye. Available in both app and widget form, Weather Eye shows the weather [...]Read More »
Does your computer have a webcam? If it does, it’s probably (ahem) not the highest quality. It’s also probably really hard to move around, and all around pretty sucky. If you have a phone with a camera, help is on the way: SmartCam is a free phone/computer solution to the [...]Read More »
Are you sleeping or in class? If you are, don’t get interrupted by your phone. Instead, mute it on schedule with Silent Time, an automatic muting app. If you’re expecting a call from someone, you can even add an exception for just that person so you don’t miss it.
Silent [...]Read More »
Are you in a meeting for the next half hour? Do you want to mute your phone for the night? If you are, don’t rely on yourself to remember unmuting your phone. (You remember how well that worked out!) Instead, use Phone Silencer to unmute your phone at a scheduled [...]Read More »
Is your phone full of crud? Even if you spray it down with a cleaning solution every day and wipe it with a new microfiber cloth, there’s still files on your phone that are filling it up, using up your storage space, and unveiling private data. 1Tap Eraser can erase [...]Read More »