From an online diversion uncover to a cold kids video game, USA TODAY’s Jefferson Graham dishes on a mobile apps that wow’d him in 2017.
LOS ANGELES —It’s a daily diversion uncover on your phone, and if we know a answers to 12 questions, we could win $1,000 or more.
HQ Trivia (iOS only, Android chronicle entrance after this year) was one of 7 new apps in 2017 that done me contend wow, as it did for hundreds of thousands of other people as well. Each day during 9 PM ET and weekdays also during 3 PM ET, anywhere from 300,000 to 600,000 people stopped what they were doing in 2017 to play along and win.
We also desired many of a new protracted existence apps for a iPhone, that mix charcterised objects into your genuine life photos. Our favorite was the IKEA Place app. On new iPhones, we could indicate a camera during a mark in a room and daydream how new IKEA seat would demeanour there.
With a new app from Ikea, we can use protracted existence to “see” intensity pieces of seat in your home before pulling out your credit card.
The Yarn app (IOS and Android) takes a new proceed to reading novella on your phone. It offers frightful stories, though they’re told in content summary format. So it feels as if you’re reading over someone’s shoulder, that is a fun approach to do it.
We have dual new print apps that make us contend wow.
Plotagraph is a cold approach to supplement suit to your still photos. You can fundamentally spin any still into a GIF, though with a further of doing it usually on selections of a image. The app sells for $4.99, though Apple is charity it for free, if in a involved way. You need to download a Apple Store app, where if we corkscrew to a bottom, you’ll see a offer.
Meanwhile, Adobe’s free Lightroom Mobile became my favorite go-to print editor in 2017, with elementary collection for enhanced lighting and color, though many of a confusion of other apps.
As parents, don’t we wish we could keep all of a kids art, forever? Artkive (iOS only) to a rescue. Use a smartphone mobile camera and constraint all of it. The app is free, though subscriptions start during $3 monthly. You can take cinema of a kids’ design for free, and spend income to specify and repository a artwork.
Finally, a Spiltter Critters $2.99 diversion (iOS and Android) gets a wow from us, for a super elementary and fun play. Just separate a shade in half to allege your hero. The diversion was a leader progressing in a year of an Apple Design Award.
And those are 7 apps that done us contend wow in 2017. Which apps done we contend it? Tell me about it on Twitter, where I’m @jeffersongraham.
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