5 Essential Apps For 2016

You have managed to buy yourself a swanky new smartphone but you are clueless about which applications will work for you. Your phone is probably all topped up with the most popular apps. But there is more beyond these apps. Don’t scratch your head, we will tell you all about it.

There are more than a million apps created for Android and iOS. However, there are few which will change the way you use your phone.

Here are 5 apps which will enhance the power of your phone and make it more enjoyable experience


Android, iOS


This schedule organiser is based on the 30:30 principle. All of us at one point or other have been advised to get up from our seats and move around for its ruining our posture or creating issues in our system. This fabulous app helps you regulate the number of hours you sit.  It’s based on 30 minutes work and 30 minutes break. Your tasks are colour coded and organised to keep you constantly driven.  It can be customized according to your tasks, whether they are long or short.

Define –offline dictionary



We spend many hours glued to our smartphones, especially, reading messages, texting, browsing and scrolling various websites.  Even though you may not be a bookworm, you might come across a word or words that you don’t completely understand.  Define allows you to look up any words you are unsure or curious about in whichever programme you are using. Simply, highlight the words and press copy, a pop-up will appear where you can see the definition and the usage of the word.


Android, iOS


With cloud storages like Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, it is easy to forget what you have backed up and what you haven’t.  However, with unclouded you can organise and view the files you put in your cloud storage; as well as search for duplicates, find the most recently updated, or the ones that are eating into your cloud space. It’s a good tool for all those are addicted to the cloud.


Android, iOS


Camera51 automatically recognizes people, scenes, lines and objects that appear on the screen.  Essentially, the app tells you where you should point your camera to get the best picture. Whether you should point up, down, left, right or back and front to capture the best image. The app examines the scene and other objects, face and things of interest and points you in the right direction.  The major variation between camera51 and other camera apps is that it interacts on a real-time basis and offers you suggestions in real time. It’s the perfect solution for trigger happy people.

Pillow App

Android, iOS


Sleep is a luxury in today’s fast-paced world but pillow app will help you catch the right amount of winks. It monitors your sleep, tracks your light and deep sleep phases as well as your REM and the times you toss and turn in bed. It syncs with other apps to track your sleep along with your caffeine intake and exercise routine. Also, if you don’t fall asleep easy, it plays soft music to help you to sleep.

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by techtalks @TechTalks February 29, 2016 4:59 AM UTC


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