APPS

What new apps should you download?

Your smart device is only as ‘smart’ as the apps inside it. Explore what your smartphone can do, and get the most out of it all, with the right apps.

By Lily Asis

Own an Android or an iPhone and want to get the most out of it? Your smart device is only as ‘smart’ as the apps inside it. Explore what your smartphone can do, and get the most out of it all, with the right apps. You can do a whole lot more than just playing games at Pennsylvania lottery, if you have got the right apps with you.

WHICH APPS WOULD YOU NOT WANT TO MISS OUT ON?

Hundreds of apps are released each and every week and it gets difficult to keep track of the good ones. Today we will recommend some of the newest apps that you can try out.

YouTube Music

YouTube has come up with its version of music streaming platform. The app provides the trademark YouTube experience and provides a vast library of songs. It also curates personal playlists based on YouTube views and other aspects.

You can get the app and subscribe to the service for $9.99 each month.

Your smart device is only as ‘smart’ as the apps inside it.

Rundogo

We have had enough apps that track the fitness and workout activities of humans. Now we have Rundogo which keeps track of the exercise your dog has. You can also track your own figures while going for evening walks along with your pet.

The app also lets you track vast range of dog exercises like mushing, canicross and sled dog activities. The developers have also thrown in some social features and weather updates. You can download the free version or go for the paid subscription at $9.99 per month.

Navigation Gestures

Not all phones have the same navigation and gestures make things a bit more convenient. The app from XDA Developers adds universal gesture movements on your smartphone. You will find a neat space at the bottom of the screen where you can swipe and tap for different functions.

You can download the free version and take advantage of the basic features. There’s a paid version for $0.99 which gives you additional gestures for quick settings, notification shade, media controls, power menu and more.

Google Podcasts

Though the app is in its initial stages, it is a great alternative to Apple podcasts. The app lets you create podcasts with the usual features such as syncing, skipping controls and contains additional recommendations and discoveries. You can also find the Google Assistant embedded in the app.

There are few issues with the app and they may be resolved soon. The app is available for free.

Hundreds of apps are released each and every week and it gets difficult to keep track of the good ones.

Driving Detective

Many accidents are caused by people getting distracted by their mobiles while driving. Driving Detective automatically mutes all calls and notifications when you are traveling in a car helping you concentrate on the road ahead.

The mute feature is automatically disengaged once you get out of the car and start walking. There are a few occasional bugs in the app but it’s completely free to use- so there shouldn’t be any complaints!

Which of these apps don’t you have on your smart device yet? Don’t miss out on what your phone can do – install them today.

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