10 Apps You Might Want On Your Smart Phone


A smart phone is multipurpose and expansive because of the concept of App based services. There is an app for almost everything under the sun. There are apps that let you make different coloured balloons and there are apps that give you an inspiring quote everyday. These apps however, aren’t all that useful in your daily lives. So here is a list of ten lesser-known apps that you might want to install on your smartphone for your daily convenience.


  1. Tez

Tez is an easy way of transferring money. It is a service provided by Google, targeting users in India. It is a Unified Payments Interface, developed by the National Payments Corporation of India and can be used wherever UPI payments are accepted.

What is great about Tez is that it is an easy, secure way of cashless money transfer that does not require any of your personal details. It uses a scannable QR code that allows you to transfer money without hassle and as securely possible!


2.Google keep

We all have a profusion of things we need to remember every day. Google Keep is a note-taking service developed by Google. Keep offers a range of tools for taking notes and setting reminders. What is cooler is that this app can extract texts from images and transcribe voice notes. All your to-do lists, reminders and notes- all on one spot.


MakeMyTrip is an online platform created to make travelling easy for every Indian. It has instant booking and comprehensive choices- providing round the clock customer support and a hitch-free interface. If you are a regular traveler; or even an occasional one- MakeMyTrip is an important app to have around.

4.Avast mobile security and antivirus

One of the first apps you should be downloading on your android device is an anti-virus software. Today we are using our smartphones for a range of regular necessities- including bank transactions and keeping sensitive information. Other than that, an antivirus keeps your phone with all your important documents, files, pictures and backups soundly away from the crawlers and virulent programs.


Xender is an easy way of connecting two smart phones in order to share media- like photos and vidoes and other applications. It is a smarter, faster method of transferring data from one device to another- and way less complicated than bluetooth.



Ever had that annoying itch from not knowing what was that song playing on the radio? Shazam Entertainment Ltd. is a British app development company that created an app that can identify music, movies, advertising, and television shows, based on a short sample played and using the microphone on the device. It is a fascinating and rather useful app- especially for those who are on a constant lookout for new experiences.


7.Ms office

Is a suite of products developed by MicrosoftCorporation that includes Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Each program serves a different purpose and is compatible with the other programs included in the package.


  1. Pomodoro timer

The stages of planning, tracking, recording, processing and visualizing are fundamental to the technique. In the planning phase tasks are prioritized by recording them in a “To Do Today” list. This enables users to estimate the effort tasks require. As pomodoros are completed, they are recorded, adding to a sense of accomplishment and providing raw data for subsequent self-observation and improvemen

Pomodoro is a gamified reward based system for following a time-schedule. It has alarms every twenty-five minutes; effectively following the system and helping you keep track of all your needs.

  1. Splitwise

Splitwise makes payments between friends and family easier. It keeps a track of all the small amounts we owe each other and let you pay them up all at once. The best part is- you get emails to remind you about paying the rent or clearing debts till everyone is even.

  1. PaperKarma.

We all have our emails overflowing with trash and regular notifications that just clutter our inboxes and make it difficult for us to work. PaperKarma is an app that solves the online trash problem with ease. Any email you do not want, you take a photograph of it and the app deletes it from your phone. That’s it, your phone space is freed up!


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