Apps are the cornerstone of the smartphone experience for many of us and more apps continue to flood the play store on a daily basis. With so many new applications out there each month there are lots of new apps to try out offering various different functions and features, from alarm apps to picture editors. Here are 10 of our top apps picks from the past month.
Kicking off this list is a pretty straightforward offering. If you've got a VR viewer, and even if you don't as the app supports 360 video, Goosebumps VR lets you experience a spooky car chase while trying to escape from a giant praying mantis. It's quite immersive and should be a great hit if you're a fan of the Goosebumps books.
If you're a fan of NBC programming then NBC's official Seeso app is a must have on your device. It offers up tons of clips and full episodes of some of NBC's most popular shows from Jimmy Fallon to 30 Rock. It costs $3.99 a month, but is ad-free and you can stream all the video you want.
Wildcard is an app that offers up collections curated news and entertainment pieces that are handpicked by actual people. The design of the app is built around making the user experience quick and seamless, so if you want a news app that feels a little more personalized, give this a shot.
Roomi is the new digital way to search for a roommate. Whether you're trying to rent out a room or search for one, the app makes it easy to find listings in your area with photos of places alongside the cost per month, and it features in-app chat so you can connect with potential roommates before diving in.
There's never a shortage of keyboard options on Android, and Chrooma is the newest to the party. It's main draw is that it switches colors based on the app you're currently typing in, but it also features swipe typing, and you can simply customize the color to your liking and set it if you want it changing on its own.
Human - Activity Tracker
This is an app dedicated to tracking your daily activities and fitness. It syncs with Google Fit to make things easy, and instead of tracking steps it tracks minutes spent doing things that are active. It also tracks caloric burn and distance traveled and you're able to compare your stats with other users.
Wi-Fi Transfer is a new app from Samsung that is focused on making file transfers between your PC and your mobile device a simple and painless process, by allowing devices to connect to each other using Wi-Fi Direct technology.
HelloFresh is all about helping people cook simple, healthy meals with less hassle. It's got a wide variety of different recipes included in the app and users can pick out the ones they like best each week, and HelloFresh will deliver the fresh ingredients to your front door. You still have to prepare the meals, of course, but you won't have to hunt down the ingredients at the supermarket.
This is a great photo editing tool for things like correcting lens distortion and auto-cropping your images. You can also use the app for setting up a mirror image of any picture you take and it boasts being able to give your photos the perfect composition.
Rounding out the list is the latest from Microsoft's garage project team, Mimicker Alarm takes waking up and turns it into a game by requiring you to complete certain tasks to turn the alarm off, like taking a selfie or taking a picture of something that best matches the color of the one displayed on screen. If you have trouble getting up in the mornings, this is sure to help you and make it fun in the process.