Bookviser Reader ( Windows Phone)
Despite its sluggishness, the Bookviser Reader for Windows Phone is a great way to get free classic literature on your Windows Phone.
Huebrix ( Windows Phone)
In Huebrix for Windows Phone, 2 bucks gets you over 400 clever puzzles in a minimalistic, well-polished game.
Modern Combat 5: Blackout ( Android)
Even with its issues, Modern Combat 5: Blackout is still the best first-person shooter on smartphones and tablets.
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 inflated price.
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.
Sunrise Calendar ( Android)
An intuitive interface makes Sunrise Calendar one of the best free calendar apps that's available on multiple platforms.
Beats Music ( Android)
Beats Music's extensive playlists and spot-on recommendations mean you'll never have to hunt for music.
Vhoto ( iOS)
Capturing photos from your iPhone videos couldn't be more convenient thanks to Vhoto's simple user interface and plentiful tools.
Pipes ( Android)
Great for reading about news items that interest you, Pipes is a valuable resource, but it needs more features to compete with other popular newsreaders.
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Radical.FM ( Android)
Radical.FM fits the bill when you just want to jam out with some music, but its limited features won't please most music fans.
Scout by Telenav ( Windows Phone)
Scout offers a better feature set, including excellent help for daily commuters, than either Google Maps or Apple Maps, with similarly good route guidance.
Lenka ( iOS)
If you're looking for a simple app for taking black-and-white shots using your iPhone's camera, Lenka is worth the price.
Adobe Photoshop Express ( Windows Phone)
Though Photoshop Express is hardly a photo-editing power tool, it stands out from a unpolished, scattered crowd on Windows Phone.
MatchCut ( Android)
Great for adults or children, MatchCut gives you a fun and easy process to enjoy your video clips, but it needs some work to make it truly great.
Lumosity ( Android)
The free app from Lumosity doesn't do a lot to train your brain, and for the cost of the paid subscription, you don't get much more.
Trunx ( iOS)
Trunx is a must-download to get photos from many different sources into one place so you can share and manage them using an intuitive interface.
Amazon Music ( Android)
Amazon Music is fine for Prime customers, but serious music lovers will want more.
Argus ( iOS)
Argus is a great option for getting a general idea of how active you are each day, offering features you won't find on other fitness trackers.
Slingshot ( Android)
Facebook's second shot at ephemeral messaging still can't beat Snapchat.
Adobe Photoshop Mix ( iOS)
Photoshop Mix feels like a version 1.0 product -- albeit a very slick one -- and is mostly worth trying for the curiosity factor.
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