Essential iOS apps
Whether you’re part of a school club, a gaming group, a worldwide art community, or just a handful of friends that want to spend time together, Discord makes it easy to talk every day and hang out more often. Create an invite-only place.
• Discord servers are organized into topic-based channels where you can collaborate, share, and just talk about your day without clogging up a group chat.
• Voice channels make hanging out easy. Grab a seat in a voice channel when you’re free. Friends can see you’re around and pop in to talk, without having to call.
• Reliable tech for staying close. Low latency voice and video feels like you’re in the same room. STAY CLOSE WITH TEXT, VOICE, AND VIDEO
• Wave hello over video, watch friends stream their games, or gather up and have a drawing session with screen share.
• Turn any image into your own custom emojis and share them with friends.
• Share anything from a funny video to your latest group photos, and pin your favorites to remember later.
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• Custom moderation tools and permission levels can group up your friends, organize your local book club, or bring together music fans from around the world.
• Create moderators, give special members access to private channels, and much more.
Google Voice gives you one number for all your phones, voicemail organized in an email format, free US long distance calls, low rates on international calls, and many free calling features, including transcripts, call blocking, call screening, conference calling, SMS, and more.
Using Signal, you can communicate instantly with your relatives without making a compromise on privacy or security. Make video calls, send messages, pictures, videos, documents, voice recordings, GIFs, contacts & location, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once and react to their messages with emojis -all with complete privacy-. Signal servers never have access to any of your communications and never store any of your data.
- Say Anything - Share text, voice messages, photos, videos, GIFs and files for free. Signal uses your phone's data connection so you can avoid SMS (No longer supports SMS or MMS) and MMS fees.
- Speak Freely - Make crystal-clear voice and video calls to people who live across town, or across the ocean, with no long-distance charges.
- Make Privacy Stick - Add a new layer of expression to your conversations with encrypted stickers. You can also create and share your own sticker packs.
- Get Together with Groups - Group chats make it easy to stay connected to your family, friends, and coworkers.
- No ads. No trackers. No kidding. - There are no ads, no affiliate marketers, and no creepy tracking in Signal. So focus on sharing the moments that matter with the people who matter to you.
- Remain Connected - Push notifications let you know when new messages have arrived, and they'll be waiting for you even if your battery dies or you temporarily lose service.
- View Source - All of our code is free, open, and available on GitHub (https://github.com/signalapp).
- Join Movements - Technology developed by Open Whisper Systems is trusted and used by millions of people around the world every day.
BlockBear is a really simple, often adorable app that blocks ads and protects your privacy from within Safari.
- Blocks ads (popups, text ads, banners) and removes website clutter
- Loads many websites 3-5x faster saving time and bandwidth
- Protects your privacy from widespread online tracking (cookies, beacons, scripts, etc)
- Lets you choose to block any combination of ads, online tracking and social buttons with a simple switch
- Helps you to conveniently whitelist your favourite websites from within Safari using the BlockBear Safari extension
- Includes 100% more bears than competing ad blockers
Gboard is a keyboard from Google for your iOS and Android. It has all the things you would expect from a great keyboard — GIFs, emojis, and Glide Typing — plus Google Search built in. No more app switching; just search and send, right from your keyboard.
Search and send anything from Google:
• Nearby stores and restaurants • Videos and images • Weather forecasts • News and articles • Sports scores • And anything else you’d search on Google
GIFs — Search GIFs for the best reaction
Emoji Search— Find the perfect emoji, faster
Glide Typing — Type faster by sliding your finger from letter to letter
Prey is a lightweight application that will help you track and find your laptop or mobile if it ever gets stolen. It works in Windows, Mac OsX, Linux and Android.
You can now upgrade to a Pro account and forget about the three device limit. You’ll also get access to additional features ( http://preyproject.com/plans#pro-account-features ) that will help you keep better track of your assets — either when missing or not.
Authy is a simple way to manage two-factor authentication accounts. Authy supports Gmail, Dropbox, LastPass and thousands of other sites.
Google Translate is a free online translation service that can instantly translate text and web pages between over 50 languages.
The iPhone and Android versions offer voice input.
PhotoMath is the world's first camera calculator. Just point the camera towards the mathematical expression, and PhotoMath instantly displays a correct result.
By pressing the steps button, you can see the full step-by-step solution. Use it to get help when you're stuck solving a math problem.
Children can use it as a tool which helps them to learn Math, while parents can use it to check the homework to their children. With PhotoMath, you can have a Math teacher in your pocket.
PhotoMath currently supports basic arithmetics, fractions, decimal numbers, linear equations and several functions like logarithms. New math is constantly added in new app releases.
Apple Shortcuts deliver a quick way to get things done with your apps with just a tap or by asking Siri. The Shortcuts app enables you to create personal shortcuts with multiple steps from your favorite apps. Start from hundreds of examples in the Gallery or drag and drop to create your own.
Shortcuts includes over 300 built-in actions and works with many of your favorite apps including Contacts, Calendar, Maps, Music, Photos, Camera, Reminders, Safari, Health as well as any app that supports Siri Shortcuts.
Use the Shortcuts app to:
- Get directions home, send your ETA and start listening to the news, just by asking Siri
- Add a home screen icon that calls a loved one
- Make animated GIFs
- Make PDFs from Safari or any app with a share sheet
- Get directions to the nearest coffee shop in one tap
- Tweet the song you're listening to
- Get all of the images on a web page
- Send a message including the last screenshot you took
- And so much more...
Shortcuts can be launched from the Today widget, from Search or by asking Siri. You can even add an app icon to your home screen for your favorite Shortcuts.
Shortcuts opens up incredible possibilities to automate things you do regularly on your iPhone and iPad.
Fing is trusted by over 100 million users worldwide as the #1 network scanner. Discover all the devices connected to your Wi-Fi and identify them, monitor your ISP’s performances, set automated security checks, and find router vulnerabilities in just a few clicks.
With Fing you can:
- Discover all the devices connected to your home network and identify bandwidth stealers.
- Link every device with a user profile to quickly know who’s at home and when
- Get accurate device recognition with plenty of details (IP address, MAC address, device name, model, vendor, and manufacturer)
- Discover hidden cameras connected to your same Wi-Fi network
- Schedule automated speed tests and generate detailed reports about ISP performances
- Run router vulnerability tests
- Analyse advanced settings such as NetBIOS, UPnP, SNMP, SMB, Bonjour names, properties, and device types
- Scan ports, device ping, traceroute, and DNS lookup
- Browse internet outages in your area, ISP ratings, reviews, and speed statistics
Fing is free to download and comes with no ads. It is available for both PCs (Windows and macOS) and mobile (Android and iOS). By pairing the mobile and the PC app you will get full-time monitoring and more accurate results, always available to browse, even on the go.
If you are looking for extended monitoring and network protection for your devices, you can upgrade to Fing Premium to have access to more features:
- Automated network monitoring every 5 minutes
- Automated router vulnerability checks
- Unlimited network troubleshooting tools
- Advanced security checks
- Email and mobile notifications for unknown devices
- Full network timeline
126.96.36.199 from CloudFlare is the fast and private way to browse the Internet. It is a public DNS resolver, but unlike most DNS resolvers, 188.8.131.52 is not selling user data to advertisers. The implementation of 184.108.40.206 makes it the fastest resolver out there.
Accompanying mobile apps provide easy access to WARP+ VPN, extending privacy and optimization features to all internet activity, not just DNS.
Google Photos is a photograph and video sharing and storage service by Google. It allows the users to store and share images and videos using the 15 GB free storage space of their Google Account or a Google One subscription. Google Photos is also able to automatically create albums and to organize images and videos thanks to an Assistant function.
Google News organizes what’s happening in the world to help you learn more about the stories that matter to you.
With Google News, you’ll see:
Your briefing - It can be nearly impossible to keep up with every story you care about. With your briefing, easily stay in the know about what’s important and relevant to you. Your briefing updates throughout the day bringing you the top five stories you need to know, including local, national, and world content.
Full coverage - Understand the full context on any story with just a tap. Google News gives you everything online about a story and organizes it for you – highlighting different perspectives, a timeline of key events, FAQs, important people, and more.
Credible sources - Find quality content from a diverse set of credible publishers and discover sources you haven’t heard of before.
Stories, for you - Keep up with what’s happening on the topics you care about, whether that’s sports, politics, business, tech, or even the weather.
Subscribe with Google - We believe quality journalism is worth paying for. That’s why, with a single tap, you can easily subscribe to the newspapers and magazines you love.
YouTube is a video-sharing website, the site allows users to upload, view, and share videos.
Available content includes video clips, TV clips, music videos, movies, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.
Everything on YouTube, except movies ( https://www.youtube.com/movies/ ) and some channels is free.
YouTube Premium, with its paid membership, offers: • Background play, audio mode and offline access to YouTube Music app • Videos without ads • Original shows from YouTube creators https://www.youtube.com/premium
Spike is a powerful productivity tool that revolutionizes your email inbox and transforms your existing email into chat. Spike gives you the tools you need to seamlessly collaborate, create and manage projects right from your inbox.
Spike enhances communication with your team and with client and works on top of your existing email so you can keep all your work in one focused space (available on iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, Web and ChromeOS).
Priority Inbox See all your most important emails first. Your less important emails, such as newsletters and notifications, are sent to the “Other” inbox.
Unified Inbox See all your accounts in one feed—Spike supports Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, Hotmail, iCloud, Office/Outlook 365, IONOS mail, GoDaddy email, Exchange, AOL, and IMAP mail accounts.
Calendar Streamline all appointments across multiple accounts and manage your schedule in one place.
Groups Create groups with your team or clients to collaborate on any project. Plan, manage and execute together in real time, with easy access to all files, docs, and comments.
Collaborative Notes Create and collaborate on any project. Edit and create in real time with words, images, code, videos, files & more all on one doc. Notes sync seamlessly on all your devices.
Tasks & To-Do Lists Get a clear view of your To-Do list right from your Inbox. No separate tabs, windows or apps, just everything you need to stay on top of your tasks and reminders in one place.
Super Search Save time digging through your inbox by finding the exact message, file, or attachment you’re looking for every time.
Video & Voice Meetings Start or join a meeting from any email thread or team chat. Built-in Video Meetings are perfect for quick 1:1 calls, team meetings, or client calls. Anyone you invite can join in 1 click.
File Management See every attachment without saving them to your hard drive. Images, video, GIFs, and more are all displayed so you don’t need to dig through downloads.
Stitch your conversations, websites, emails, and more. Just take a few overlapping screenshots and Tailor will automatically detect them and create one long, seamless image.
Waze is a social GPS navigation app that allows drivers to build and use live maps & real-time traffic updates to improve their daily commute.
In addition to providing turn-by-turn navigation, Waze also gives drivers the ability to actively update one other on traffic, police traps, construction, speedcams and more, reflecting a live description of the road at any given moment – and because it’s user-generated, the more people who use it, the better (and more fun) it gets!
- Live routing based on community driven, real-time traffic & road info
- Community reported alerts including accidents, hazards, police traps, road closures, and more
- Turn-by-turn voice guided navigation
- Live maps, consistently edited and updated by Waze community map editors
- Automatic rerouting as conditions change on the road
- Send your ETA & real-time drive to update those you’re meeting
- Learns your frequent destinations, commuting hours, and preferred routes
- Find the cheapest gas station on your route
- Add information on local places and businesses
- Add Facebook friends and sync Contacts
- See friends’ ETA when driving to the same destination
- One tap navigation to Facebook & Calendar events
- Earn points as you contribute road info and climb the ranks in your community
Camera-M is a professional camera app with powerful manual controls similar to a DSLR camera, designed to achieve the highest image quality from iPhone and iPad cameras. Specializing in RAW and Depth photography, it is the best camera app your iPhone or iPad.
Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most reliable weather information possible. Our state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world, so you'll always find the weather information that you need. We also provide a number of specialist weather products such as severe weather alerts, hurricane tracking products, ski and sports weather, a trip planning weather tool, user uploaded photos and insightful blogs from out team of expert meteorologists.
A free web browser developed by Google from the open source Chromium project with a focus on speed and minimalism. Chrome offers fast start-up and web page loading, supports a minimalist user interface, automatically updates in the background, and offers syncing of browser bookmarks, extensions, passwords, and history between multiple computers by your Google account.
Additionally, Chrome has PDF support built into the browser for better speed and security.
Chrome Web Apps and Extensions are available on Chrome Web Store .
Available in more than 50 languages.
Slide for Reddit is a rock-solid material-designed unofficial browser for Reddit with an easy to use UI and tons of customization. Slide is ad-free, open source, and is packed with many unique features!
Major features • Browse Slide fully offline! There is no longer a need to have an offline browser installed • Subreddit colors (make each sub unique!) • 12,000 theme combinations, make Slide truly unique! • View images, gifs, albums, Vid.me, Streamable, Gyfcat, and Imgur links in the app • Support for Live Threads • Full moderation suite • Reply to comments and submissions inline, and upload images straight to your submissions/comments • Filters support (link, text, title, and subreddit) • Edit and create Multireddits • Four view modes: View huge cards with images or super-compact desktop mode for power users! • Data-saving options with quality selection • Synccit integration • Ad-Block in websites (Pro) • Paging Shadowbox and vertical Gallery view modes (Pro)
Walli is a creative wallpapers app, to make sure you always have a cool wallpaper at hand.
Creative wallpapers: Walli is a high quality, selective collection of unique and cool wallpapers exclusively made by artists, for your device. Your phone and tablet have never been so good-looking :)
A community of top artist: Walli is also a selective community of artists from around the world, each one with their unique style, selected carefully one by one by the Walli team. We searched after the best graphic artists around the world so you don’t have to. Discover new talents, browse their artwork and find your next favorite wallpaper for mobile or tablet!
Artists get rewarded for their work: By using our app, you will be helping artists getting recognition for their art. We reward each participating artist by sharing our earnings with them.
- Browse easily among our awesome wallpapers with 3 main sections:
- Featured: check which wallpapers the Walli team recommends.
- Popular: find out what are the best wallpapers according to other users.
- Recent: discover the newest wallpapers on the app.
Like your favorite artworks and find them later quickly in your personal profile.
A large selection of cool wallpapers for mobile and tablet: find funny wallpapers or retro, hipster, cute and even sad wallpapers for free. We offer backgrounds for all tastes and moods!
Multiple sizes of wallpapers available: before a wallpaper download, Walli will point you toward the resolution that fits best your device.
Get to know your preferred artists: each of our sweet wallpapers is linked to the artist profile page. You will be able to see all her/his available artwork and learn more about the artist thanks to a small bio and direct links to their website and social networks.