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Our high 5 Android and iOS apps of the week


Like each weekend, we meet at NextPit for my collection of 5 free or paid cell functions and video games that caught my eye on the Google Play Retailer and the Apple App Retailer.

Each week I attempt to carry you the very best apps that aren’t information traps or microtransaction nests. Along with my very own finds, I additionally add the apps discovered by the NextPit group and shared on our discussion board, which I invite you to seek the advice of.

From cell video games to productiveness apps, listed below are the 5 free and paid Android/iOS apps from NextPit this week. We publish this choice each week, you may also examine my 5 apps of final week.


Free sport – Dinosaur Park
Create your individual Jurassic Park

AppBlocker (Android)

AppBlocker is a digital wellness app that lets you higher handle your display screen time and block sure apps, both as a result of they’re distracting or they regularly stress you out.

The appliance begins by analyzing your utilization over the past seven days earlier than it’s put in. It identifies how a lot time you spent in your smartphone on common and which functions that point was spent on. You’ll be able to then create a blocking profile by specifying the time slot, the apps to dam, the kind of blocking (notifications, launch).

You’ll be able to even block the online model of some functions comparable to Twitter, in order that you do not cheat through the use of your browser. AppBlocker additionally presents a fast blocking mode in case you are too lazy to create an entire profile. There’s additionally a strict mode, which prevents you from altering the circumstances of a blocking on a given time slot, with a purpose to power you to stay to your objectives, even in the event you change your thoughts on the final minute.

The appliance may be very full in its free model, but it surely accommodates some adverts that you may take away for a subscription price of $4.99 per thirty days. Additionally, you will unlock further options like a statistics tab and sources on display screen time, and many others…

  • Value: free / Promoting: sure / In-app purchases: sure ($4.99 per 12 months) / Account: not required
AppBlock app screenshots
The AppBlocker software lets you higher handle your display screen time and block the functions that disturb you / © NextPit

Good Thoughts Map (Android)

This productiveness software is a group discover shared on our discussion board. It lets you visualize and prioritize your concepts if you end up engaged on an enormous venture.

You’ll be able to create tree buildings (a number of codecs can be found) and thus schematize your ideas and never get misplaced. The interface is sort of minimalist and I believe it’s extra related on a pill. The appliance is free, accommodates no adverts or in-app purchases.

You’ll be able to both create your individual patterns or select from the numerous templates relying in your wants.

  • Value: free / Promoting: no / In-app purchases: no / Account: not required
Nice Mind Maps app screenshots
The Good Thoughts Maps app is a good way to visualise your concepts to arrange and prioritize them / © NextPit

Celestial Sounds (Android)

Come on, we began with wellness and I broke the temper by following up with a wholesome dose of productiveness. So let’s get one other dose of serenity with this software that performs celestial sounds.

Mainly, they’re white noises that wish to immerse you in a spatial, soothing environment. The developer’s description sounds a bit like a remedy crystal salesman as he claims that the “sounds are based mostly on the mythological and astrological profile of every planet, star and different stellar physique. We have researched the scientific traits and religious significance of the planets and house phenomena and have created customized sound profiles to tune you into the vitality of the planets.”

There, there. However hey, aside from that, the app’s interface may be very good though it does comprise adverts. Solely the sounds of the planets of our photo voltaic system are free and to unlock the others, you will should pay $2.99 for the Professional model.

  • Value: free / Promoting: no / In-app purchases: sure ($2.99) / Account: not mandatory
Celestial Sounds App Screenshots
The Celestial Sounds app has a gamification dimension with ranges to unlock / © NextPit


Free sport – Animal Zoo 2
Handle all of your animals

EggTimer (Android & iOS)

At my home, we do not fiddle with boiled eggs. It is a delicate, deeply and essentially French artwork that actually acts like a Madeleine de Proust for me.

However I am not going to wax lyrical about what is absolutely only a fundamental timer to cook dinner your eggs. The interface is fairly and ergonomic, there are some sensible settings for several types of cooking and no adverts or in-app purchases in sight. The developer additionally presents an analogous app for cooking steaks.

However on this level, I’m a lot much less demanding since—put together to insult me purists—I eat my steaks nicely cooked, and never in any other case! YES, I mentioned it!

  • Value: free / Promoting: no / In-app purchases: no / Account: not required
EggTimer application screenshots
With the EggTimer app, you will by no means miss your boiled eggs once more / © NextPit

Cryo (iOS)

Let’s end with one other app that’s really indispensable to your existence, no must thank me. Cryo is a wellness app that wishes that will help you mentally put together for a chilly bathe.

The app presents you a timer to trace the progress of this torment, which apparently is sweet in your well being. And it additionally broadcasts countdowns aloud as a result of the developer should have figured after months of labor that nobody really takes their iPhone within the bathe.

The app is free, accommodates no adverts and the developer says he’s engaged on implementing voice instructions so you may set and management the timer with out having to get your treasured iPhone moist.

  • Value: free / Promoting: no / In-app purchases: sure ($21.99 per 12 months) / Account: not required
Cryo app screenshots
You are taking your iPhone within the bathe / © NextPit

What do you consider our choice this week? Did you discover different fascinating apps or video games on the Google Play Retailer or Apple App Retailer?

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