Top 10 Mobile Apps You Probably Didn’t Know About

You must know about Spotify, Camera Zoom FX, Instapaper, PulseNews and OpenTable, you might already be using these great apps but have you put in a little more effort and find apps that make your time more productive? Well, in any case, we have got a list of top 10 apps for Android/iPhone/iPad that might just inject a little more convenience and fun into your life.

No 10. iSwifter – iPad


Price: $4.99

iSwifter is an ingenious Web browser for iPad which takes sites with Flash content and turns them into an animation that can play on your Flash-less iPad. This amazing app works for any Web site. The controls for viewing full-screen and refreshing, the back button, and bookmarks all mimic what you’ll find in the Safari browser that comes with the iPad. But keep in mind the iSwifter browser uses a proxy server to convert content.

No 9. TransFire XP – iPhone


Price: $1.99

This is the first first chat and instant-messaging app with real-time, translated text. The translation is pretty accurate, and works in just about every major language including French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese and Korean. You can also have the app read what you type in a different language.

No 8. Qwips – iPhone


Price: Free

This free app lets you record your own annotations and then post them to social networking sites such as Twitter or Facebook. You can also record a voice memo that links to an image you want to post to Facebook from your phone. The app also lets you record notes to add to emails, create voice notes for posted videos, and even record an audio snippet to send as a text message.

No 7. Invisible Universe – Android


Price: Free

Google Sky might have been enough but this Android app shows you gamma rays, radio wavelengths, X-rays, and other celestial anomalies from telescopes and satellites in the space. You can see the images as you move your phone around similar to Google Sky, although the data is not transmitted to your phone in real time. The app was created by Joshua Peek, a Hubble fellow in Columbia University’s astronomy department.

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