Wiper Messenger ( iOS)
If you need to keep your conversations discreet, or just want an extra layer of privacy, Wiper for Android and iOS can help out.
Modern Combat 5: Blackout ( Android)
Even with its issues, Modern Combat 5: Blackout is still the best first-person shooter on smartphones and tablets.
Glide ( Android)
If you're familiar with other video-chatting services, Glide offers more flexibility and features.
myMail ( iOS)
MyMail has all of the standard features you'd expect in a modern e-mail app, but nothing that stands out as a must-have feature.
Beats Music ( Android)
Beats Music's extensive playlists and spot-on recommendations mean you'll never have to hunt for music.
Huebrix ( Windows Phone)
In Huebrix for Windows Phone, 2 bucks gets you over 400 clever puzzles in a minimalistic, well-polished game.
Vlur ( iOS)
With good-looking transitions and filter effects, Vlur lets you add pizzazz to videos for social networks without a lot of hassle.
Tempo Smart Calendar ( iOS)
While it's currently iPhone-only, Tempo Smart Calendar is a worthwhile calendar app that integrates well with other services.
Manything ( iOS)
Manything can't match the video quality and options of some traditional Wi-Fi cameras, but there's no easier way for iOS users to experiment with DIY home security.
Overcast: Podcast Player ( iOS)
With solid basic features in the free version, you should definitely give Overcast a test drive, but check out the competition before paying the higher price.