Gadgets have taken a very important place in our lives today, be it smart watches, phones, or the tablets. But it’s the applications, which makes these gadgets appealing and usable. There are around 2M apps available for your phone; some of them are very popular and many gems go unnoticed. The idea behind this series is to feature apps which are worthwhile and brings out the best from your smarphones and tablets. Here we go with 5 of them.
1. Horizon: We all hate videos when its captured vertically from a smartphone; most importantly, it may look good on your phone, but when you load the same on your TV or laptop, it looks way too weird with too much of black spaces. Horizon lets you record horizontal videos no matter how you hold your device. Hold it upright, sideways or even keep rotating it while capturing; your captured moment will always stay horizontal! Shoot with the back or front camera and share your creations. (iOS, Android)
2. Moves: This app records your movement throughout the day; if you don’t fancy wearing any bands around your wrist; this app will be helpful. It reports where you went, how many steps you took, and the calories you burned. This app also detects your cycling activity. It’s simple, but works really well. If you are looking for a Cycling or a Running specific app, Strava and Runkeeper is a very alternative too; also offering coaching programs. (iOS, Android)
3. AllRecipes Dinner Spinner: If you hate deciding what to cook, this app makes it easier. Select a dish type, choose the available ingredients, and the time you have. This application will give you the list of recipes. Allrecipes also offers you a Video Cookbook app. (iOS, Android)
4. PhotoMath: This is an useful app from Microblink that allows you to scan and solve mathematics equations with your smartphone. To use it, you just need to point your camera to a Math problem, and the app will instantly display the answer. (iOS, Android, Windows Phone)
5. Storytelling: This iOS app from Storehouse blends typography, pho- tos, video clips, and music into compelling narratives. You can access photos taken inside any app and share them straight to Storehouse, where you can easily drag and drop images, crop and resize them, and annotate them with captions. (iOS)