Mobile Apps

WhatsApp Messenger
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WhatsApp Messenger ( Android)

Though you only get a few extra useful features, WhatsApp Messenger is an excellent choice for sending free texts across platforms, even internationally.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 19, 2013
3 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Excel ( Android)

The Office Android apps are perfect for major and minor edits on the go.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 3, 2015
Waze Social GPS Maps & Traffic
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Waze Social GPS Maps & Traffic ( iOS)

For anyone looking for more reliable traffic data than Apple's and Google's stock maps applications, Waze is definitely worth a download.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 13, 2013
Apple Music
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Apple Music

Apple Music has a lot of potential, but its iCloud Music Library bugs and confusing interface keep it from edging out Spotify for now.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 8, 2015
1 star User rating out of 9 votes

Pricing not available

GarageBand
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GarageBand ( iOS)

GarageBand is the best app for music creation on a touch screen. With real-world instruments, true-to-life sounds, and tons of easy-to-use tools, there is simply no other app in its class for iOS.

5 stars Editors' rating on March 22, 2013
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
YouTube Music
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YouTube Music ( Android)

Google serves up a new app for music lovers called YouTube Music that organizes all the different versions of your favorite tunes into a central hub with guided paths for artists discovery and new music curation.

Pricing not available

Facetune
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Facetune ( iOS)

Facetune brings pro-level photo editing capabilities to your iPhone with great results, but you'll need some patience to learn the ropes.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 29, 2013
Google Photos
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Google Photos

Free unlimited storage, automatic backup and fun editing effects make Google Photos one of our favorite tools for wrangling your photos.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 28, 2015
4 stars User rating out of 1 vote

Pricing not available

Music Memos
EDITORS' TAKE

Music Memos ( iOS)

Apple's new Music Memos app captures musical inspiration, while GarageBand adds a new AI drummer and loop arranger.

Pricing not available

Pixelmator
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Pixelmator ( iOS)

Advanced photo editing features and tons of artistic tools for creating and editing images make Pixelmator a must-have for photo enthusiasts and well worth the price.

5 stars Editors' rating on October 29, 2014