There are millions of apps available, and to gain popularity among users, it’s becoming more and more difficult each day. There are tons of apps that are beautifully designed and provide instant value once downloaded, but discovering them can be tough. Here are ten apps that you might have never heard of, but should know about.
In the Android market, Flud is one of the best ones out there. The latest version sports a clean Material interface and comes with no speed limits for uploads or downloads. It sports staple features such as selective file downloading and prioritization, magnet link support, sequential downloading support and a Wi-Fi only mode.
2. Card Crawl
Card Crawl is a fast-playing solitaire card game that’s all about risk and reward. As an adventurer crawling through a dungeon, you must make it out of a dungeon alive carrying as much loot as you can carry while fighting your way through a mob of monsters. Each round, you’re dealt a spread of four cards, which can be gold, equipment like swords, shields and potions, or monster cards which deal damage to you unless you use equipment to take them out.
Not every brain training app focuses on sharpening your mental faculties to a razor’s edge. Such apps as Happify focus on building your emotional intelligence to build a positive outlook on life. Through short mini-games, quizzes, guided meditations and other activities, Happify aims to reinforce “happiness skills” such as thankfulness, empathy, giving and serenity. Free users gain access to a series of guided tracks aimed at a particular objective, such as coping with stress and self-confidence.
With the help of InstaWifi you can easily connect and share wifi networks with your friends and family instantly through the use of NFC and QR codes. Simply tap your phone on a sticker, or scan a QR code to connect to a wifi network.
5. Super Beam
SuperBeam is the easiest and fastest way to share large files between Android devices using WiFi direct. You may pair your devices devices using QR codes (with the included QR code scanner) or NFC, if your devices support it.
6. Ask Me Anything
Reddit’s regular Ask Me Anything or AMA sessions feature community-led interviews of notable people such as politicians, actors, scientists and more, with everyone from Barack Obama, Peter Dinklage and Neil deGrasse Tyson participating in online interviews where Redditors ask them anything. The official Ask Me Anything app allows users to participate in active AMAs, as well as discover archives of AMAs by a variety of guests from just about every field under the sun.
Gamers will recognize Twitch as the incredibly popular game streaming site that allows anyone to watch live and recorded streams of just about every video game under the sun, from the latest MOBA and esports events to indie hits, first person shooters and strategy games, all played by amateurs and professionals. The Twitch appallows you to view Twitch streams from your favored mobile device, ranging from recorded games to live events, as well as interactive shows by developers and games publishers.
Unclouded is a neat cloud storage management tool that allows users to quickly view details of multiple cloud storage accounts. Users can get quick breakdowns of how much space they’re using in each account, as well as how much storage different categories of files (pictures, documents, etc.) use. Users can search for individual files, identify duplicate files (within the same account only) and download files from the cloud to your phone. The app supports Drive, Dropbox, BOX and OneDrive, and the free version allows users to manage two accounts
The pop-up style browser pioneered by Quickly and LinkBubble has seen a lot of development, and one of our current favorites is Flynx. As with other pop-up browsers, Flynx pre-loads links in the background with a floating on-screen indicator while continue operating your other apps without wasting your time watching pages load. Once done, you can then tap the indicator, with Flynx displaying the Web page pop-up style, with multiple tab support.
10. Helium – App Sync & Backup
The excellent Helium – App Sync & Backup (formerly Carbon) is ClockworkMod’s excellent entry into the mobile backup app space. What sets Helium apart from apps like Titanium Backup is its ability to provide app and data backups without having to root your phone. Unrooted users will have to install an extra desktop app to work with the mobile app when plugged in to a PC.
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