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20 best apps of all time Stuff
(7 days ago) There are tons of reference apps, but Wikipedia is now the world’s de facto reference tool, and the biggest reference brand on Earth. So it’s more than a little impressive that its app manages to shoehorn those vaults of knowledge into a format that’s easy to reference on a …
40 best free apps for Android Stuff
(5 days ago) Everyone loves free stuff. And there's plenty of it on Android, with an insane number of free apps available i n the Google Play store.. But most of them are rubbish: a frustrating mix of non-official rip-offs, shonkily designed bedroom projects and, in the worst cases, plain old arrgghh-this-doesn't-even-work-at-all duds.
The 40 best free apps for Android Stuff
(8 days ago) Everyone loves free stuff. And there's plenty of it on Android, with an insane number of free apps available in the Google Play store. But a word of warning - much of it is rubbish: a frustrating mix of non-official rip-offs, shonkily designed bedroom projects and, in the worst cases, plain old arrgghh-this-doesn't-even-work-at-all duds.. Fortunately, there are gems lurking among the dross
The 30 best apps and games for kids 2021 Stuff
(6 days ago) One of the hardest things about being parent these days is not being consumed with jealousy at all the amazing apps kids get to play with. Of course, the flip-side to the boom in fun-ducational (and just plain fun) apps is that the options for keeping 'mini you' entertained …
The 36 best premium and free apps for Android Stuff
(Just Now) The stock camera app’s fine for snaps, but for more control over your photos, Camera FV-5’s where it’s at. Although not quite a DLSR crammed into your smartphone, the app does provide adjustments for shutter speed, exposure, ISO, focus, and more.. You also get handy features for taking different kinds of photos: an ‘intervalometer’ boosts your chances of capturing a decent time-lapse
The 25 best Apple TV apps you’ll actually use Stuff
(Just Now) When revealing the revamped Apple TV, Apple CEO Tim Cook bullishly claimed the “future of television is apps”.Which is fine, but that was the present of television at the time, if you owned a smart TV or rival telly box.. Yet Apple has always been different. Its smartphones and tablets have far more properly good apps than rival systems.
Six of the best home design apps
(5 days ago) The good news is that apps have transformed the process: you can now decorate, rearrange or transform an entire area, from the hues of the walls down to the colour of the furniture, all from your smartphone. Before you know it, you’ll be designing a whole …
Sleep mode: the 12 best apps and websites for instant
(2 days ago) Try these apps for fashioning your own sleepytime soundtracks. White Noise. This app comes in three flavours, with features and content increasing depending on how much you pay. Essentially, though, it’s a set of background sound loops you can swipe between, setting a timer when you find a good one.
The 6 best painting and drawing apps for Windows Stuff
(3 days ago) Apps and Games. Features. Microsoft. Windows 10. Features. The 6 best painting and drawing apps for Windows. How to get your doodle on now that Paint has kicked the bucket . 25 July 2017 / 16:49IST. Microsoft Paint is no more. It has ceased to be. It is an ex-program.
The best free apps for iPhone and iPad Stuff
(5 days ago) Apps are big business and one of the main reasons for the success of iOS. Android may shift more units than Apple's mobile platform, but the App Store gets the lion’s share of the best apps, from high-end audio tools through to cutting-edge education offerings.
The 10 best Android apps in the world right now Stuff
(Just Now) The 10 best Apps and Games in the world. Read on for the definitive Apps and Games buying guide from Stuff, the gadget and tech experts. We select the best downloads for your Android-powered device. Languages Subscribe to the magazine. Follow us. Stuff on Facebook
The 40 best Apple Watch apps (that we’re actually using
(4 days ago) Weather apps have a tendency to bury air quality data. Even Apple Watch apps don’t always let you dig down into the specifics, merely allowing you to have a complication display an AQI reading. Air Matters is different. It allows you to select the specific allergen that bothers you, and then have a risk rating readily available on your Apple
10 battery friendly apps and games that won't drain your
(4 days ago) Fortunately, even if you’re packed like sardines into a budget carrier, apps and games can keep you occupied. The tiny snag: some (most) will suck your smartphone’s battery dry. Fear not! Stuff is here to help: t his list unearths apps and games we reckon are entertaining, quick to get into, and have enough longevity to last you for a
10 of the best iPhone 4S apps Stuff
(8 days ago) It crunches down the data used in surfing, email and apps and serves them up in a nice colourful savings chart. Get it . djay. 69p. Our DJ app of choice gives you two decks and a mixer with auto beat-matching. Even though the iPhone 4S app is simpler than the iPad version, it's tons cheaper and you can still get creative with your iTunes.
The 24 best apps for your new Apple iPad Pro Stuff
(6 days ago) Essentially an iPad take on the OS X app, which itself is a kind of Photoshop lite, Pixelmator revels in the acres available on the Pro’s display. Pencil support seems less pronounced than in sketching apps, but pressure sensitivity remains present and correct when using pens and brushes. And for photo editing, it remains top-notch.
How to customise your iPhone without jailbreaking (iOS 11
(5 days ago) And that's fine too - because you can add custom iMessage apps to drop in GIFs, location information, music, stickers and even send money to anyone else with an iPhone. A shortcut icon shows up automatically above the keyboard in iOS 11, and you can jump into the store to download more if the pre-installed example apps aren't doing it for you.
Stuff of the Decade: The 10 best apps Stuff
(5 days ago) The App Store opened in July 2008, and Google Play swiftly followed that October. But while the end of the 2000s saw a mobile app and game market finding its feet, the 2010s was more like an explosion – a feast of ambitious, exciting apps that quickly transformed smartphones from devices you glanced at fleetingly to the ones you used most often.
The 20 best Amazon Fire tablet apps Stuff
(1 days ago) When it comes to games, Amazon's Appstore is nearly comparable to the Android Play Store in its wide selection.Unfortunately, that's not the case when the question turns to all other types of apps. Many of the top apps we're used to on other storefronts aren't there, and it can be tricky to find the good stuff amidst the various knockoffs that flood the listings.
The 20 best free iPad Air and iPad Mini apps Stuff
(Just Now) With everything from robot unicorns to panda apps on offer, we've rounded up the best apps for the iPad Air and iPad Mini. Dots Absurdly addictive, Dots is an incredibly simple game that sees you join the dots on screen rather like a turbocharged Connect 4.
The 20 best apps for Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
(1 days ago) But unless you’ve got the right apps, you can’t take full advantage of all this lovely technology. We’ve therefore scoured the App Store to find 20 of the best. You can thank us later. (Many thanks to Pixeden for the fabulous iPhone mockups)
10 of the best iPhone 5 apps Stuff
(7 days ago) Plus rumour has it, third-party apps like last.fm and Tune-Wiki are on their way to the Spotify iOS app to bring it up to the level of the desktop experience. Tempted? Best iPhone 5 apps – Onavo Extend £Free App Store . Once you get going on a 4G iPhone 5 browsing spree, we’re not sure you’ll stop. So make Onavo one of your first
The best Garageband tips and tricks Stuff.tv
(Just Now) And for those apps that don’t support Inter-App Audio either, there’s the more widely supported (along with flexible and usable) Audiobus (£9.99). Use the app to define input, effects and output chains (GarageBand as output if recording to it), fire up your other music app, and use Audiobus’s overlay menu to trigger recordings.
The 24 best Mac App Store apps for your new MacBook or
(4 days ago) But you need the right apps for those things, too. Pixelmator Pro. Imagine a refined, modern Photoshop with some cool black threads and that’s Pixelmator Pro in a nutshell. It’s easy to use, but feature-rich, with a great combination of drawing tools, editing options, and stunning visual effects.
The 12 best Amazon Fire TV apps and games Stuff
(7 days ago) Streaming video apps and services can get you nearly anything you want to watch, but if you've got something saved locally that you want to fling to your TV, VLC is the app to have for that. This legendary app can be found on nearly any platform, and it can truly play nearly any format thrown at it.
10 of the best iPhone 7 apps Stuff
(3 days ago) Here’s what: install these superb apps and games and find out what your new smartphone is really capable of. ProCam 4 (£3.99) You might be thinking Apple’s made a perfectly good camera app itself – and you’d be right. But if you want to get the very best from your iPhone 7’s camera, ProCam offers you far more control.
The best free apps for video calling and group chat on
(8 days ago) The original video calling app, Skype has long since become a synonym for face-to-face chats online – and for good reason. Still one of the best options for cross-platform comms, Skype works on smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs, as well as pretty much anything with a web browser.
Six apps that turn dull chores and exercise into brilliant
(4 days ago) But apps to make real life more like a game - or, to give it its official title, gamify it - are springing up on the App Store and Google Play, hell-bent on turning us all into fit, rich, extra-curricular humans. Smug Sims wading about in meatspace, basically.
The best Android apps 2017
(9 days ago) Assuming you’re running Android 5 or newer, it can integrate with a raft of Android apps, including browsers. After all, the point of complex passwords is you shouldn’t have to – in fact, shouldn’t be able to – remember them; 1Password does that job for you. Download 1Password (£free + $2.99 monthly)
From the Mac App Store and beyond: the 20 best apps for
(4 days ago) The apps in our round-up are mostly available on the Mac App Store, although some can be bought directly from their creators; some can only be bought that way. For beginners, initially going MAS-only is probably a good idea. Mac App Store apps are straightforward to install, tied to your Apple ID, don’t require registration keys, and can be
The 40 best Android games right now Stuff
(1 days ago) Android apps. Apps and Games. Features. Gaming. Google. Smartphones. Tablets. Tablets & computers. Features. The 40 best games on Android right now. The days when iOS had all the fun are over - these Android games are absolute belters . by Craig Grannell. Follow @craiggrannell. 23 April 2021 / 12:46BST.
The best augmented reality apps and games for iPhone and
(8 days ago) Augmented reality apps, which pop digital images and content atop real footage or images, or combine real and virtual elements with ease, are already found on both iPhone and Android. Most of these apps are pretty simplistic, sure, but they offer a taste of what's coming down the pipeline with Apple's ARKit push and even Google's new ARCore
Top 5 Of Malaysia’s Best Car Rental Apps for iPhone and
(8 days ago) Plus these apps have a lot of noise and to someone who can’t be bothered about other services, it’s not ideal. GOCAR . According to GoCar’s boilerplate overture on their website, you can rent cars for as little as RM6.90 per hour. That’s an incredibly attractive point for young rentees who might want to use the car for just a few hours.
10 of the best Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ apps Stuff
(5 days ago) Plus, the S6 Edge+ increases the RAM, which should make that blazing Exynos processor even more capable of handling high-performance apps and games. So if you're planning on grabbing Samsung's newest phablet (remember: the Galaxy Note 5 isn't releasing in the UK, at least not for now), these are the apps we think you should check out first
Android Auto vs Apple CarPlay Stuff
(9 days ago) This is a far friendlier interface than the impassive grid of icons that CarPlay gives you, thanks mostly to a customisable wallpaper. Five small icons (for navigation, telephony, home, audio, and manufacturer apps) are arranged in a row at the bottom. Keeping these icons out of the way means the main display can be used for notifications.
The best Apple Watch productivity apps Stuff
(9 days ago) There are two sides to Watchsmith. The first is the app, which is like a Swiss army knife. Open it and you’ll find mini-apps for weather forecasts, workouts, timezone conversion and calendars; there are even a few games to faff about with. But the app’s biggest differentiator is its complications.
The best iPad Pro art therapy apps for people who can’t
(1 days ago) There's no shame in using kids' apps, especially when they're this well-designed. If you don't just want to muck around, this app is incredibly easy to use. Because this was designed for kids, you'll be limited to sketching just monsters, trains, dogs, and dinosaurs. Trace stroke by …
Go green with apps in 2020 and save humanity with your
(Just Now) Grab the right apps and you can produce less waste, eat greener, have your everyday activities result in trees being planted, and more. Which apps? These apps: Too Good To Go. A third of all food that’s produced ends up in the bin. This app helps you find stores offloading unsold grub that’s still edible and tasty. It’s particularly good
The best iPhone apps 2019 Stuff
(2 days ago) With over 20 miniature synths (‘gadgets’) and fantastic music production workflow, Korg Gadget is the king of music-making apps on iOS. Each gadget has its own flavour, giving you anything from drum machines and delicate bells to monster bass and searing chip-tune screaches.
TaoMix 2: best iOS wellbeing app: The best free apps for
(7 days ago) Cookery apps tend to make assumptions about your ability, and abandon you with an ingredients list, some brief instructions, and a single photo to show what the dish you’re making should look like. Kitchen Stories is different. It might lack the recipe numbers of some competing apps, but everything it presents looks mouthwateringly yummy.
The first 12 things you should do with your iPhone 8 or
(Just Now) The biggest benefit of going for an iPhone over an Android device is arguably the richer app and games ecosystem. So grab yourself some apps. The App Store itself will help you sift through the 1.5 million available, but first check out Stuff’s lists of the best iPhone games, best free iPhone games, best iPhone apps, and best free iPhone apps.
10 best apps for the HTC One (M8) Stuff
(3 days ago) Here are the first apps you should download by Sam Kieldsen. Follow @samkieldsen. 07 April 2014 / 15:50BST. The HTC One (M8) is a wonderful phone, and we suspect many of you will be splashing your hard-earned readies on one soon (if, indeed, you haven’t done so already). With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of essential apps and games
App of the week: Assembly review Stuff
(8 days ago) Rather than being dismissive, in the manner people were with iOS ‘finger painting’ apps that were subsequently used to create art for gallery exhibitions and a New Yorker cover, embracing Assembly feels like the smarter option. Assembly is available on the App Store and requires an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 8 or newer. IAPs
Skype (Free): The 20 best Amazon Fire tablet apps Stuff
(2 days ago) Microsoft's own Office apps haven't yet made the leap over to Amazon's devices, but no worries: OfficeSuite provides a suitable alternative. It lets you create and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint docs, turning your tablet into a writing, spreadsheet-building, and presentation-designing machine.
App of the week: AIO Launcher review Stuff
(2 days ago) And if you use specific apps often, you can drag them to a My apps widget in the main feed. At the bottom of the screen is a search button. Tap-hold this and you access buttons for settings, the camera, and your phone. A standard tap brings up a search bar for finding things on Google, and unearthing apps and contacts.
The best Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus tips and tricks Stuff
(3 days ago) Android owners will feel right at home with Samsung's app drawer, which neatly hides and organises all your installed apps and keeps your homescreens free for widgets. How you open it is up to you, though: either with a familiar drawer icon in the bottom row of homescreen icons, or with a simple swipe up or down anywhere onscreen.
Fleksy (£free): The best Samsung Galaxy S7 apps Stuff
(9 days ago) The first 10 apps you should install on your Samsung Galaxy S7. Previous. 1. 2. Fleksy (£free) Fleksy is a very handsome, highly customisable keyboard with a lovely minimalist design which matches the understated Galaxy S7 rather nicely. Some of the themes are a little gaudy, but we trust you’ll go for the more sophisticated ones.