Essential iOS apps


  • Discord

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet BSD iPad Electron / Atom Shell FreeBSD Playstation Website

    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.

    FOR A FEW OR A FANDOM

    • 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.

     

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  • Google Voice

    Free Web Android iPhone Website

    Personal and business use online phone number with free US long distance calls and other free features.

     

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  • Signal

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Website

    Signal is a messaging app with an unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all the features expected from a modern IM app. Signal has received a lot of praise from all around the world for its security and privacy-respecting technologies.

     

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  • BlockBear

    Free iPhone iPad Safari Website

    BlockBear is a really simple, often adorable app that blocks ads and protects your privacy from within Safari.

    FEATURES

    • 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

     

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  • Gboard

    Free Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    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 Small Google Search iconGoogle 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

     

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  • Prey

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Website

    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.

     

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  • Authy

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Website

    Authy is a simple way to manage two-factor authentication accounts. Authy supports Gmail, Dropbox, LastPass and thousands of other sites.

     

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  • Google Translate

    Free Web Android iPhone S60 Blackberry ... Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Google Drive - Docs Website

    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.

     

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  • Photomath

    Freemium Android iPhone Windows Phone Website

    Simply point your camera toward a math problem and Photomath will magically show the result with a detailed step-by-step instructions.

     

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  • Siri Shortcuts

    Free iPhone iPad Siri Website

    Siri Shortcuts deliver a quick way to get things done with your apps with just a tap or by asking Siri.

     

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  • Fing

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Website

    Fing helps you understand most of your home network. See all the devices connected to your Wi-Fi, run network scanners, monitor your Internet speed, know your security level, set automated vulnerability checks, and much more.

     

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  • 1.1.1.1

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    1.1.1.1 from CloudFlare is the fast and private way to browse the Internet. It is a public DNS resolver, but unlike most DNS resolvers, 1.1.1.1 is not selling user data to advertisers. The implementation of 1.1.1.1 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.

     

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  • Google Photos

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet ... iPad Website

    Google Photos is the home for all of your photos and videos, searchable and organised by the people, places and things that matter.

     

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  • Google News

    Free Web Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet ... iPad Website

    Google News organizes what’s happening in the world to help you learn more about the stories that matter to you.

     

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  • YouTube

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS ... Android Tablet iPad Apple TV KaiOS Fire TV Nintendo Switch Xbox Website

    YouTube is a video-sharing website that allows users to upload, view, and share videos.

     

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  • Spike

    Freemium Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Software as a Service (SaaS) Oculus Rift Website

    Bring your workspace together into one unified app. It’s everything your team has been looking for in a productivity and messaging app, but easier, and all with your email.
    Welcome to the shortest path to done.
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  • Tailor

    Free iPhone iPad Website

    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.

     

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  • Waze

    Free Web Android iPhone Blackberry Windows Phone ... Kindle Fire Website

    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

     

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  • Camera-M

    Commercial iPhone Website

    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.

     

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  • Weather Underground

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Apple Watch Website

    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.

     

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  • Google Chrome

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad PortableApps.com Website

    A free web browser developed by Google from the open source Small Chromium iconChromium 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 Small Chrome Web Store iconChrome Web Store .

    Available in more than 50 languages.

     

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  • Slide for Reddit

    Free Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Apple Watch Website

    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.

     

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  • Walli

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    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.

    Features:

    • 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.

     

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