Get more out of your smartphone: ULTIMATE TECH NEWS regularly presents the best free and paid apps for mobile phones and tablet PCs.
Smartphones and tablet PCs determine more and more our daily lives. With the right software you make the devices more productive, safer, more entertaining. The range of programs is huge and especially for newcomers almost unmanageable. Therefore ULTIMATE TECH NEWS is regularly recommended Apps for Android, Apple iOS and Windows Phone.
- 0.0.1 Download: The apps of the week (KW 18/15)
- 0.0.2 Does not Commute
- 0.0.3 Shift – Create Custom Filters
- 0.0.4 Web browser Opera Mini
- 0.0.5 Hostelworld
- 0.0.6 Olo Game
- 0.0.7 Safeture – Global Warnings
- 0.0.8 City Maps 2Go Pro
- 0.0.9 Cava Racing
- 0.0.10 Apps in recent weeks
- 0.0.11 Lost Within
- 0.0.12 Scribd – the World Digital Library
- 0.0.13 Earth Now
- 0.0.14 Workflow
- 0.0.15 Pursuit of Light
- 0.0.16 Google handwriting input
- 0.0.17 Lumen Trails Money Tracker
- 0.0.18 Halo – Spartan Bundle
- 0.0.19 Burn It Down
- 1 The best programs and updates in March 2015
Download: The apps of the week (KW 18/15)
Does not Commute
The makers of the top game “Smash Hit” present “Does not Commute” a strategic driving game. Your job Professional driving for people through the rush-hour traffic on the other side of town. What first begins as a leisurely drive through a small town in the ’70s, quickly become the traffic chaos. Help Good planning and the judicious use free-play final power-ups, avoid collisions and maintain the relentless countdown. The vehicles you control your fingertips left or right on the screen. The acceleration happens automatically.Abbreviations, ramps and bonus seconds bring variety into the action. In the basic version is a crash or a not-preserved time limit a fresh start in Level 1. If you want to enjoy your progress and continue to set memory points the game, the Premium version costs EUR 1.99 via in-app purchase (Android: 2 , 15 euros).
Shift – Create Custom Filters
The photo editing app “Shift” powered experimental users with 37 textures, 23 example filters, twelve color overlays and seven blending modes. The English-language application focuses on creating user-specific photo filters. Have a filter found that suits you, you can make adjustments over three marked points and two sliders and so make the effects, the filter strength and the colors individually. The personal filters can be saved, the finished works invite in the Camera Roll or share via Instagram & Co
Web browser Opera Mini
Surf frustration on holiday? Without UMTS or WLAN make Internet searches via mobile little fun. The solution The browser Opera Mini shrinks the data prior to transmission. To save while surfing, downloading and sharing of your content data traffic. The speed browsing on the internet will increase noticeably. By using the private tabs of Opera Mini will prevent the browser history is stored on your device. The most recent update of the software ensures with simplified settings and use gestures for a more intuitive searching the web.
Backpacking? Always looking for budget accommodation? Then “Hostelworld” can help you search. 30,000 accommodations at 6,000 destinations offer some choices. If desired, you can register with your credit card information – then should the booking vonstattengehen even faster. Although the translation quality of the descriptive texts are in disarray and “Hostelworld” is not the allerschnellste app, but as a backpacker you put not necessarily value on perfection
Game for two or four of us: In the entertaining board game “Olo” several players compete on one device against each other. The aim of the game is to place the Olo said balls in the target zone. You flick the colored balls with the finger on the screen – in the opposing zone they should not land, so as to benefit the players cashed. Who, the most points at the end when all the balls have been used up, wins. A computer opponent does not exist, you have to make do with friends or online players from the Game Center
Safeture – Global Warnings
The Swedish security company Global Warning System (GWS) wants to warn his travel security app “Safeture” in real time from bad weather, local riots, dangerous diseases and other hazards. Relevant information has the application currently 196 countries. The notifications that contain important information the foreign ministries and intelligence services, reaching the user via push message or SMS. After registering with your phone number, the service costs from September 2015 3.99 euros for two weeks, 4.99 euros for a month and 21,99 euros per year.
City Maps 2Go Pro
In “Cava Racing” you race with a small, comically drawn spaceship over just such lines and try without collision to complete the course in a given time. The getting used to control provides two alternatives available a button based method that you use with clicks on the screen or a joystick to navigate the spaceship. The six routes are paved with bonuses such as Health Kids, Gechwindigkeits boosts, but also with obstacles that slow the spaceplane.
Apps in recent weeks
iOS app security check with clueful
What installed apps in the background are up to, do not know iOS users due to the rigid product policy Apples. Viewing permissions before installing apps is so far only under Android standard. Thanks to the cooperation of Bitdefender and ULTIMATE TECH NEWS this now works for iOS devices. With a few clicks shows clueful if an app stores secret data dial, app providers and their affiliates submitted your whereabouts and other data, sucking contacts from the address book and stores on leased servers or the battery of your smartphone sucks empty.
With the exciting adventure “Lost Within” the Amazon Game Studio is hosting a first premium game. In a rundown mental hospital that is soon to be demolished, you will be convinced that there are no young people, homeless junkies or stay in the walls. Very quickly you realize that far more dangerous creatures residing in the premises. Find an exit, stay with homemade weapons the enemy at bay or run for your life. Featuring with German menus and subtitles, as well as perfect and very gloomy atmosphere justify the price.
Scribd – the World Digital Library
You like to read books or comics in English? EUR 8.99 monthly subscription fee is not too much? From time to time there may sometimes be an audio book? Then the self-proclaimed World Library “Scribd” is worth a closer look. If you decide after the one-week test phase for a subscription, you have access to millions of books, comics and audio books – mostly in English. American and English authors can be found as well as translations of classics of world literature. All media can be downloaded to the mobile device and consume offline. For these services, however, to use the term “world library”, in view of the concentration on the English-speaking world a little presumptuous.
NASA’s “Earth Now” visualizes global climate data, collect scientific satellites from orbit, this includes air temperature, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide concentration, current ozone levels, changes in sea level. The data is displayed in infrared images. A color-coded legend provides information on the relative concentration of the environmental factors. The 3D model of the earth rotate with your finger, two fingers you can zoom into the model into it
Pursuit of Light
Developers Zhipeng Wang from Lemon Jam Studio brings a great game of skill among the gamblers: In 80 levels you run a small girl with rapidity and coordination of a dark mystical world out guided by the light of the stars and the moon. With virtual buttons press in the correct order, hopefully, bring the stage to shine. The girl jumps on to the finish line. Fiese obstacles such as spikes, arrows and the light to be collected balls complicate the journey
Google handwriting input
With the “Google handwriting input” app you transform a spidery claw into readable text.The software dominates 82 languages and get along with print and cursive. The entry is made with or without stylus. The app recognizes hundreds lined Emojis. The program is compatible with all android phones and tablets with Android 4.0.3 and higher.
Lumen Trails Money Tracker
To help you keep your finances in mind, there are Bank consultant, online banking or even apps, in which revenue and expenditure are usually listed clearly. The app “Lumen Trails Money Tracker” provides a clean overview of your cash flows, in addition, you retain a lot more on the radar: If necessary, create notes, set a monthly budget or to carry out a wish list. To avoid losing your liabilities from the eyes, there is a debt function. All revenue and expenditure can be separated by day, month, year display. To ensure that your laboriously entered data is not lost when a defect of your iPhone, sync it with iCloud or Google Drive.The popular app normally costs 19.99 Euro
Halo – Spartan Bundle
The “Halo – Spartan Bundle” includes the two action games “Halo – Spartan Strike” and “Halo – Spartan Assault”. You pay 9.99 euros to purchase the games individually, 11,98 euros due. “Spartan Strike” features 30 missions that the plot of ” Halo 2 tie “. A further 30 missions contains “Spartan Assault” the original of the original Windows 8 appeared top-down shooter. The plot is based on the first-person shooter ”
Burn It Down
In black and white pixel graphics you control your hero in search of his beloved by the falling spiked spooky scene of a castle. The controller can be simple little: The main character run left or right, with enough speed the guy jumps off automatically at the end of a platform and overcomes the truly nasty obstacles. The 50 free levels require a lot of consideration, to escape the spiky traps. Find a level no satisfactory solution, helps a question mark button three times for lau continue, then you can get help via in-app purchase.
The best programs and updates in March 2015
Place 30: Agent Alice
In hidden object adventure “Alice Agent” support agent Alice Wallace in the Swinging Sixties in search of a mysterious murderer and kidnapper. They search for hidden objects, solve puzzles and pick locks in order to get the secret of the crime on the track. Really exciting the lengthy search orgy is only for very patient player. After all, can the episodes play for free. Optional acquisitions for cash are not necessary
Place 29: Gains Rapp
The “profits Rapp” should be “the holy grail” for friends of sweepstakes. According to the manufacturer, the app filters out only reputable providers. Only brand label and high priced Actions slip through the editorial review and reach the user via push message. A form-function saves filling out the virtual lottery list a lot of time
The Navigon onboard navigation solution has integrated all the standard features: speed and lane assistant, Traffic Live, voice input, Navigon MyRoutes. Among many other features, the app includes the maps for all of Europe. The maps show about two gigabytes of storage space on your mobile device. Current fuel prices and – after an update – the enhanced display of traffic signs (warning of sharp turns, overtaking bans, risk of accidents, et cetera), run more securely to their destination
Place 27: Paiir – Interactive photo sharing
In the photo community “Paiir” They not only share posts with others, edit or create a photo together. After logging in via Facebook or by generating an account upload photos of ‘Paiir “high, but while you’re shooting, only one half of the picture and provided selbige with effects, stickers, text. The completion of the photos of a Member of the Photography community out either with a photo of his gallery or a snapshot from “Paiir”. Unmarked as “highlight” deletes pictures “Paiir” for at least 24 hours. You have the option to store Couple in your gallery or share them on other social networks and e-mail.
26th place: 94%
In guessing game “94%” turns into hundreds of questions all about associations. What’s the first thing you do in the morning? Which fruit has seeds? What you eat with bread?The task of the player Discover 94 percent of right answers. The 94 percent result from the fact how often individual terms were mentioned. Come with a question not, there are tips to game coins. Rich are no longer made, you get a stock to face value
Place 25: Booking Now
Booking.com is an online booking portal for accommodations of all kinds. The new app “Booking Now” evaluates user and GPS data and thus identify the ideal accommodation from over 500,000 offers worldwide. The app will request a personal profile of the user.Based on the individual preferences are Booking Now available accommodation in real time. The booking process in two steps to work comfortably and easily. A list of favorite hotels for quick access, detailed directions when booking and a GPS-enabled search complement the functionality of the app.