Always wanting to keep up to date with the latest apps on offer? Check out our list of new digital tools for iOS, Windows and Android to kit out your tablet or smartphone.
1. WHATODO (Android and iOS - Free)
If you've ever found yourself at a loose end, WhaToDo is the app you need. It's a free service for finding activities to keep you entertained in your local and surrounding area. Although similar apps are available, WhaToDo covers more than 1,000 destinations and offers you exclusive discounts that you can't find elsewhere.
2. ARTBOARD (iOS - Free)
One for the creative types, Artboard is an ideal app for casual doodling or creating a masterpiece. Presenting the user with 15 layers of virtual canvas, digital brushes and four layer blending modes, it takes colouring for adults to another level.
3. FLYOVER COUNTRY (iOS - Free)
If you’re bored of the usual in-flight movies, this app helps you to be productive during a long haul journey by swatting up on facts about your destination. It cleverly applies GPS to track the aircraft using offline maps and points of interest to keep you informed without costing you dearly.
4. SPLASH (iOS - Free)
This app is perfect for getting ahead of the virtual reality and 360 video onset. Allowing you to shoot multi-angle videos using nothing but your phone, you can create awesome 360 views. The app also allows users to share their videos via social integration. Combining the results with a virtual reality headset, your viewer will feel as though they are in that very environment.
5. JOYSTICK (iOS/Android - Free)
In competition with a vast majority of gaming apps, Joystick aims to revolutionise the way gamers consume industry news. Similar to many other apps on the market, it offers personalised feeds based around genres, platforms and topics. However, it also enables users to follow their favourite professional gamers, as well as live stream tournaments across a multitude of platforms. Joystick is everything a gamer needs in one place!
6. SKYKIDS (iOS/Android - Free for Sky subscribers)
If you're a Sky customer looking for a way to keep the kids busy, this app's for you. SkyKids is a streaming app aimed at children up to 9 years old, containing their favourite content, cartoons on demand and fun accounts.
7. XEROX EASY TRANSLATOR (Android - Free with in-app purchases)
Translating a document has never been easier. Simply take a photograph of the document and the app does the rest. Translations are handled by actual people, who are paid on a case-by-case basis. Capable of converting text in 38 languages, this is a useful tool for any profession that often encounters communication barriers.
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Author: Harriet Brown