With literally tens of thousands of apps to choose from, deciding which apps to add to your mobile device can be overwhelming, to say the least. Whether you are choosing apps for business, pleasure or even inspiration to design an app of your own (there are many websites that can help you such as Appwriter), starting out with a small handful is the best way to avoid the tedious trial and error that comes with downloading unfamiliar apps. Here are 5 of the top must have apps to download this year, as well as a few noteworthy honorable mentions.
The Gmail app is lightning fast and can support multiple accounts. The standalone Gmail app for IOS will also search your entire email substantially faster than the pre-installed mail app. These perks alone make this simple, but highly useful app a must-have for your mobile device. The best part about this little gem of an app is that it’s completely free!
This Android app is basically a parental control and could be quite helpful if utilized well. Children like to spend most of their time on their digital devices, so it’s pretty difficult for the parents to know what’s happening in their kids’ lives. However, with the help of Mobistealth Android app, parents will be able keep an eye on their children’s call logs, SMS, browsing history, contact details, pictures, videos, and much more. Having access to these features can prove to be pretty helpful for the parents as they will be able to stay in touch with their kids and know what’s going on in their lives.
Today keeping an eye on your finances is more important than ever, and if budgeting isn’t exactly your strong suit then Mint is a definite must have app. Mint allows you to keep an eye on ALL of your finances. From tracking your credit card, chequing and savings account usages to monitoring your own personal monthly budget or even determining your total net worth.
The first thing to say about this amazingly innovative app is, it’s about time! The free PushBullet app allows you to quickly and easily transfer pictures, notes and links, etc. between your smart devices and desktop Chrome browser as well as being fully compatible with Firefox.
PushBullet is constantly upgrading its range of use (most recently introducing full notification mirroring) and is currently one of the most downloaded apps of its kind.
It’s probably of little surprise that Evernote made the must have app list. As far as productivity goes there are few (if any) apps that can compare.
Evernote is starting to become a mobile device and tablet staple based on its seemingly unending features. Evernote allows you to take instant photos, notes and even audio files as well as being able to access it from anywhere via your personal credentials. Evernote is also able to sync your notes to multiple devices that are attached to the same account.
Although the original Snapchat isn’t exactly new, it’s a must have app all the same. Snapchat has been steadily growing in popularity over the past few years, but this year Snapchat decided to kick it up a notch with the introduction of Snapchat Discover. Discover is a new and exciting feature that delivers news from reputable sources like ESPN and CNN to the app making it an even more useful tidbit in your app arsenal. Want to keep up with what’s going on in the world? Then this is definitely an app to have. As it grows in popularity, you’ll find even more interesting content on there.
Although the five above mentioned apps are more than worthy of being considered the must haves of 2015, it wouldn’t be fair to exclude some of the other download worthy apps available. Here are a few more fun and useful apps to consider. Get them downloaded, and you could make life much easier for yourself.
- Adobe Photoshop Express
- Google Maps
- IMDb Movies & TV
Any one of these clever apps will not only spice up your mobile or Android device experience, but they can also simplify your life as well. Happy Downloading!