Our phones are like a part of us, a second limb and to make the most of these gadgets, we need to continually update them to fit our everyday needs. We have 5 new apps for you and these fresh recommendations include a new way to keep in touch with friends and family, a tool for creating cool graphics, a modern take on the old analog grocery list, a fun way to relax and a speed test app that has a built-in mobile coverage map.
Check them out!
Houseparty is the perfect app for staying in touch with your close friends and family. It’s a group video chat app, much like Facetime on iOS, with a ton of great features. It lets you invite friends to join a video chat, drop in to say hello to a group, direct message during a group video chat and it even notifies you when people are online so you can say hi.
Get it here
Adobe Spark Post.
Adobe Spark Post is a great app for those who want to create awesome graphics without having to learn Photoshop or other complicated tools. It comes with templates which you can edit, plus a ton of filters, text styles and graphics you can add. Plus, it lets you size everything perfectly for posting on social media.
Get it here.
Bring! Grocery Shopping List.
The paper shopping list hanging on your fridge is old-fashioned, and it’s time to move over to a digital solution. Bring is a grocery shopping list that makes the practical old list modern and user-friendly. Everyone in your household can collaborate on a shopping list so you’ll always know what needs to be bought. It also helps you shop by recipe and stay informed about local deals.
Get Bring here.
Pixel Art: Colour by Number Game.
This color by numbers app is great for relieving stress and taking your mind off of things. The controls are easy to use and there’s a ton of art to choose from, with animals, flowers, mandalas, plus other themes, and even 3D objects. New designs are added each day, and you can turn your own photos into pixel art and share them with your friends.
Get this fun app here.
Speedtest by Ookla.
Are you getting the speeds your internet provider promised? This speed test app can help you find out now and track results over time. What’s even more interesting is the crowdsourced coverage maps for every mobile provider across the country. When you’re considering switching carriers, you can use this tool to check if there’s a dead zone in your neighborhood.
Get the Ookla app here.
Have you tried any great apps recently? Share them with us in the comments!