The craze of iPhone and iPad is undoubtedly spreading all over the world. Once you are an owner of either or both, you must make yourself aware of all the specialties in your device. The device should come up to your expectations. So here are the 15 free apps that make your phone an iPhone or a pad an iPad.
Stay in continuous touch with your friends, family and the peer group. Bring some informality in your formal group by inviting the co-workers in your friend list using this app. Enjoy free Facebook and share videos, photos, memorable events and stay connected by liking and commenting on the shared events of your social circle.
This is the modernized app for the fitness lovers. It tracks the running route, maintains a weight loss chart, measures the distance workout and also keeps a check on pulse rate. You can count on your breathing while running, cycling, walking and even when you are in cardio. This can also help you in planning new routes due to the GPS facility and will chart the progress and ability of the user. This app is compatible with iOS 6.0 or higher version.
Keeping all your devices in sync is easy nowadays, thanks to cloud platforms, and while Apple does have its own cloud platform – iCloud, some people prefer to use something else. If you fall into that category, and you’re on the lookout for a viable substitute for iCloud, Dropbox is the way to go. The app allows you to easily sync everything between your devices, and comes with a very intuitive interface. It also supports automatic syncing of the photos you take with the device’s camera.
Dropbox is like an album in your pocket. If you have stored your videos, pictures, documents, spreadsheets or the presentations from any source in the Dropbox, you can access it anytime and anywhere with the help of iPhone and iPad. This app also classifies in a separate folder the most used pictures and videos or the content shared to make it easy for you to search for your favorite. This app requires iOS equal to 7.0 or above.
Skype is one of the most popular instant messaging apps out there. It comes with a lot of interesting features such as video calling, screen sharing, file transfer or group chats. There are two versions of Skype, one that is optimized for iPhones, and one that is optimized for iPads.
Call your dear ones or the professional far off colleagues at no cost. You can opt to have verbal or face talk with this app.
Follow the people you like and worship on this wonderful app or be followed by your followers. This app gives you a chance to stay updated and connected with the events that are happening in the life of the people you follow and also allows you to express yourself in text form and in pictures. It also requires iOS of 6.0 or above.
Evernote is the perfect tool to keep everything in your life in order, whether we’re talking about personal stuff or work-related things. By giving you a place to put all your resources together Evernote makes sure that you never go crazy looking after a web page, searching for your to-do list or missing a meeting because you didn’t check your agenda – it’s all there.
This app allows you to be a little organized. With this app you can save your memos, notes, set reminders, scan business cards and can create to-do lists. This works as a little movable brain to keep you ready for preoccupations. It can be used for a user above 17 years.
This app gives accurate Weatherly predictions hourly, weekly and even 10 day forecast. This can help you in planning your journey in the coming days and can also help in planning the conference or the meeting day.
This player helps in playing videos. You can play the one saved on your device or can watch online with the help of this app. It connects your device to various videos available online. So now you can make your iPhone or iPad a portable video player. And the best part is that this app supports most of the common formats. It requires iOS of 5.1.1 or higher.
This perfect app helps you to create and share the long lists whether it is a shopping list, to-do list or the list of your clients names and other information. You can also make a wish list with this app to remind you of your wishes every time! It can work on iOS having version 5.0 and above.
This app works as a browser of your device. For fast access to the web this app is recommended. You can search by voice on this and also can scroll through history. It allows easy and quick downloading and also saves up to 50% of your data usage while browsing. The next time you open this it will show your saved and surfed pages.
This app can give food to all your thoughts which takes birth when you are hearing the song. While hearing it on the radio we sometimes keep on humming along but it becomes itchy when we can’t recall its album or the movie or the singer. Shazam allows you to identify the exact name of the title, the album and the singer too.
This most famous and catchy app makes you share your own created videos online or viewing the one you desire! If there is any move or gesture or your art which you want others to learn or admire, just upload it to YouTube and start counting the likes and comments.
The bright flashlight to get away all the dark moments in your life! This is the most versatile and most demanded app which helps you in getting out sometime if you are stuck in the dark. It has 30+ light effects and offers the light in various bright colors. The 60 gorgeous lights can bring wonders to your experience. Most of the users an download this as this requires iOS of 4.3 or later.
Instagram helps you to share your life with your friends and family. You can share pictures and videos and can also edit it the best. All you have to do is just post it to Instagram and share it on Twitter, Facebook as well.
If you’re a fan of taking photos and want to share your creations with your friends, Instagram is the app to do so. The app is renowned for its wide selection of filters and adjustments that can be applied to the photos, transforming your everyday photos into real masterpieces.
This is the app which every iPhone/iPad user must download. IPhone/iPad is something which you can’t afford to lose and if someday you have misplaced it or lost it, then this app can serve the way to locate your device. You can sign in with the Apple id used for iCloud through another Apple device and can lock or erase all your personal data and important information available on your lost device. You can also track its location and can access to it. It also gives the indication of battery left on your device.
Acceleread is the best speed reading training app available on iOS devices. You can practice all speed reading techniques on this app and improve your reading comprehension as well as speed.
These apps will make you fall in love with your device once again. It will not only give a new boost to your experience with different phones, but will also make you feel special and proud owner of iPhone and iPad. So what you think about these 15 great but free apps? Do you have any other wonderful apps missed in this post? Do not hesitate to tell us in the comment. Enjoy yourself.
Looking to spend some free time doing something that’s both fun and educational? QuizUp is a popular trivia game that will put your knowledge to the test. There are plenty of categories to choose from, and various leaderboards to compete against. Whether you opt to play against your friends or some total strangers, QuizUp is guaranteed to provide countless hours of fun.
The popular streaming platform now comes on your iPhone and iPad. Netflix gives you access to your favorite shows and movies regardless of where you are, as long as you have a decent internet connection. While the app itself is free to download and install, you will need to have a Netflix account in order to use the app.
IMDb is a perfect app to have around for those times when you want to watch a movie and just can’t decide what to choose. In case you’re not familiar with it, IMDb stands for Internet Movie Database, and that’s exactly what its name suggests – the biggest database of movies all around. You can find news and information about every movie out there, along with plenty of reviews that will allow you to make the right choice.
While IMDb is your go-to app for choosing the right movie for a night in, Yelp is your go-to app for choosing the destination of a night out. The app packs all the relevant information about bars, clubs and restaurants into an easy to use app that will tell you whether the place you’re planning to visit is a good pick or not. You can rely on customer reviews to decide where to go, and look up directions and opening hours straight from the app.
iHeartRadio is a great app if you’re a fan of online radio. Coming with a huge database of radio stations to choose from, iHeartRadio is guaranteed to have something for your taste, no matter what that taste is.
Flipboard is a great way of staying up to date with the news stories you’re interested in. You simply add some content channels during the initial setup and set your preferences, and Flipboard will do the rest, generating content streams based on the trends you like. What makes Flipboard awesome is the fact that it organizes all the content into a magazine-style collection that’s easy and fun to browse through.
If you prefer your news on the go, Pocket is a must-have. The allows you to save an offline copy of articles, blogs, webpages and pretty much any form of content out there, and browse it offline. Pocket supports cross-device and cross-platform syncing, so you can save a document while on your PC, then access it from your iPhone or iPad.
We can’t be talking about apps to stay organized without mentioning Mint – one of the most powerful tools for managing a budget. Mint keeps track of every expense, income and bills heading your way, creating detailed reports on your earnings and spending. With Mint installed, you’ll know exactly how much money you have, at any given time.
Knowledge is power, so make sure you always have a source of knowledge at your fingertips. Wikipedia is the most thorough encyclopedia available to date – why not have it with you everywhere, and find the things you need, when you need them?
If you’re passionate about taking photos, but the default camera app that comes on your iPhone or iPad just doesn’t cut it, VSCO Cam is worth a test drive. VSCO Cam is all about giving you access to settings that are normally out of reach, such as better control of exposure and white balance, manual focus and shutter speed. Your photos will look better than ever!
Christine Smith has been a freelance writer for 6 years and a contributor for Wondershare, her writings are mainly focused on technology or similarly interesting software. She also likes to share some great tips on and off, purely based on her personal experience.
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