What are the best apps?

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asked by Lisa Lee
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    Brave Browser

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    Lawrence Patterson
    Written on December 17, 2018
    "I work online a lot, so when browsers get heavy and slow it really annoys me because everything takes longer. In my experience, Brave is good for this because it normally loads everything faster! And the fact that they claim to be private and not track what you do is definitely a plus!"
    1. 33
      WhatsApp
      WhasApp is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. It allows you chat easily with friends either individually or in a group. You can also share things like your location, photos, documents, videos and contacts.
      Apps

      Android, iOS, Android, Windows

      Free

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      Debra Guerrero
      Written on April 14, 2018
      "WhatsApp is a decent app...but I wouldn't call it the best one. It doesn't really do anything that my phone doesn't already do...it just makes it all most centralized."
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      Debra Guerrero
      Written on April 14, 2018
      "WhatsApp is a decent app...but I wouldn't call it the best one. It doesn't really do anything that my phone doesn't already do...it just makes it all most centralized."
    2. 28
      Instagram

      Instagram is a simple way to capture and share the world's moments. Follow your friends and family to see what they're up to, and discover accounts from all over the world that are sharing things you love.    

      Apps

      Amazon, Web, Android, iOS, Windows

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      John Riley
      Written on April 16, 2018
      "I have been using Instagram for years now. I love the fact that the pictures are clear and I get to follow my favorite celebs and sports pages."
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      John Riley
      Written on April 16, 2018
      "I have been using Instagram for years now. I love the fact that the pictures are clear and I get to follow my favorite celebs and sports pages."
    3. 27
      Facebook Messenger
      Facebook has a separate messging app to run alongside its social network. It has loads of free stickers, voice and video calling and it even allows you to send animated GIFs as messages.
      Apps

      Android, iOS, Android

      Free

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      Mónica Huerta
      Written on April 14, 2018
      "This app is very convenient. It works well and has a lot of fun things to play around with. I used this to talk to my son while he was in Europe and I was in the U.S and it..."
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      Mónica Huerta
      Written on April 14, 2018
      "This app is very convenient. It works well and has a lot of fun things to play around with. I used this to talk to my son while he was in Europe and I was in the U.S and it worked well for video chat."
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      Facebook
      Facebook is an online social networking media service which allows users to connect to fellow users such as family, friends, artists, groups, pages, etc. Available as an app, Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg.
      Websites

      Free

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      Cristina Jaramillo
      Written on April 15, 2018
      "The app is a bit clunky to be honest. I also hate that it seems to refresh the page when I just want to go back to where I was. It needs a lot of work."
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      Cristina Jaramillo
      Written on April 15, 2018
      "The app is a bit clunky to be honest. I also hate that it seems to refresh the page when I just want to go back to where I was. It needs a lot of work."
    2. 23
      Spotify

      Spotify has plenty of functions to help you discover new music. Curated and shared playlists, suggested radio stations and related artists based on your likes and listens.

      Apps

      Web, Android, iOS

      Free - Varies by plan

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      Eva Espinosa
      Written on April 24, 2018
      "Spotify can be found in Google Play. There are many apps and downloadable music that can be played on many devices."
      EE
      Eva Espinosa
      Written on April 24, 2018
      "Spotify can be found in Google Play. There are many apps and downloadable music that can be played on many devices."
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      Telegram
      Telegram is simple, fast and secure and allows your messages to be synced across all of your devices. Telegram is particularly useful for sending files and media as there is no filesize limit on what you can send.
      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free

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      Carolyn Barrett
      Written on April 21, 2018
      "Telegram is fast, secure and reliable messenger. The privacy is protected by end to end encryption. Voice call quality is the best of all the apps I've used. Also sending..."
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      Carolyn Barrett
      Written on April 21, 2018
      "Telegram is fast, secure and reliable messenger. The privacy is protected by end to end encryption. Voice call quality is the best of all the apps I've used. Also sending files of any size is no problem which you will find in other apps that allow you to file share."
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      Google Maps

      Google Maps is an easy to use navigation tool that lets you choose and plan your route by public transportation, car, bike, walking, or even taxi. You can explore areas to find restaurants, supermarkets, and more near you. 

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      Skype
      Skype is an online communication tool for videocalls, voice call, voice chatting and instant messenger services. You can use it for a wide range of needs, like calling your friends abroad,  voice chat and team chat for gaming, or many other necessities.
      Software

      Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

      Free

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      Sophia Xiong
      Written on April 25, 2018
      "I absolutely love Skype! I can talk with my family from PR with this. It helps us keep close even though we are separated by thousands of miles and a vast ocean. I recommend..."
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      Sophia Xiong
      Written on April 25, 2018
      "I absolutely love Skype! I can talk with my family from PR with this. It helps us keep close even though we are separated by thousands of miles and a vast ocean. I recommend this highly!"
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      Avast Mobile

      Our favorite free malware app. You'll get malware protection and also full scans, privacy advisor, customizable blacklist, and many more features.

      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free - with in-app purchases

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      Diana Estrada
      Written on April 16, 2018
      "I love Avast for my Windows PC, and Avast for my just seemed a natural choice. It installed easily and I have noticed no slowdowns as a result of running. it."
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      Diana Estrada
      Written on April 16, 2018
      "I love Avast for my Windows PC, and Avast for my just seemed a natural choice. It installed easily and I have noticed no slowdowns as a result of running. it."
    7. 15
      Google Drive

      Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service created by Google. It allows you to have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, computer, and other devices.

      Apps

      Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Chrome

      Free

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      Justin Morris
      Written on April 19, 2018
      "Google Drive is hands down one of the best apps you can use. It's like basically having a virtual drive with useful apps."
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      Justin Morris
      Written on April 19, 2018
      "Google Drive is hands down one of the best apps you can use. It's like basically having a virtual drive with useful apps."
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      Todoist

      Todoist is a free multiplatform to-do list and a task manager application which is ideal for getting things done as it helps you to keep track of everything you must do from errands to your own projects. 

      Apps

      Android, iOS, Chrome

      Free - with in-app purchases

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      Benjamin Little
      Written on April 18, 2018
      "This is a pretty good and well written program, but I found that the most useful features are behind a pay-wall, and you can't try them out without paying for them first...."
      BL
      Benjamin Little
      Written on April 18, 2018
      "This is a pretty good and well written program, but I found that the most useful features are behind a pay-wall, and you can't try them out without paying for them first. There are other nearly free apps (or ad supported) that will do the same things this app claims to do."
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      Medium App
      The Medium app brings connect people to make an impression about different publishes and stories from The Medium site.
      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free

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      Rose Harper
      Written on April 23, 2018
      "The idea of this app feels vague at best. Limited features from the webpage."
      RH
      Rose Harper
      Written on April 23, 2018
      "The idea of this app feels vague at best. Limited features from the webpage."
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      1Weather
      This app displays current weather info in one view, and a detailed description of predictions in the other view. There is a total of 7 widget displays to choose from.
      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free - with in-app purchases

      JA
      Juan Antonio Gálvez
      Written on April 21, 2018
      "This is a great app that gives up to the minute information. It gives weather information with details up to 7 different widget displays."
      JA
      Juan Antonio Gálvez
      Written on April 21, 2018
      "This is a great app that gives up to the minute information. It gives weather information with details up to 7 different widget displays."
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      Trello

      Trello is an effective task management system. Each item in your list is a customizable card, so it's easier to drag, drop, modify or assign tasks. Ideal if you are involved in projects with other people.

      Apps

      Web, Android, iOS

      Free - Varies by plan

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      Humberto Madrigal
      Written on April 20, 2018
      "Trello has really made my life easier. It has a great interface and really does it job at organizing my life. Now I can easily make lists to organize my weeks."
      HM
      Humberto Madrigal
      Written on April 20, 2018
      "Trello has really made my life easier. It has a great interface and really does it job at organizing my life. Now I can easily make lists to organize my weeks."
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      Google Play Movies & TV

      Google Play Movies & TV is an on-demand video service operated by Google. It allows you to rent or purchase movies and series directly on your device for watching them offline. It has a large library and offers both SD and HD quality.

      Apps

      Web, Android

      Free

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      Amanda Snyder
      Written on April 23, 2018
      "Google Play has many functions but the rent and tv option is above all the other apps. It's on-demand!"
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      Amanda Snyder
      Written on April 23, 2018
      "Google Play has many functions but the rent and tv option is above all the other apps. It's on-demand!"
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      Slack
      Organize your team conversations in open channels. Make a channel for a project, a topic, a team, or anything-everyone has a transparent view of all that's going on.
      Apps

      Web, Windows, Android, iOS, Mac

      Free - Varies by plan

      VR
      Victoria Ruiz
      Written on April 15, 2018
      "This is a super useful app I with my gaming buddies. It gives us a very easy way to talk to another as we play games. This app saves us alot of pain of using the in game..."
      VR
      Victoria Ruiz
      Written on April 15, 2018
      "This is a super useful app I with my gaming buddies. It gives us a very easy way to talk to another as we play games. This app saves us alot of pain of using the in game chats."
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      Evernote

      Evernote is a free app and allows the user to create all kind of notes and keep all your ideas organized and collected in the same spot. The app also offers a lot of tools to share the ideas and even create agendas for teammates.   

      Apps

      Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

      Free - Varies by plan

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      Timothy Morales
      Written on April 23, 2018
      "This has been one of my most used apps. I constantly am needing to save notes and this app has every base covered. From saving it in the form of speech to saving it as text it..."
      TM
      Timothy Morales
      Written on April 23, 2018
      "This has been one of my most used apps. I constantly am needing to save notes and this app has every base covered. From saving it in the form of speech to saving it as text it allows me to choose."

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    Summary

    Best apps
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 WhatsApp Apps 33 Free
    2 Instagram Apps 28 Paid
    3 Facebook Messenger Apps 27 Free
    4 Facebook Websites 24 Free
    5 Spotify Apps 23 Paid
    6 Telegram Apps 22 Free
    7 Google Maps Online Tools 19 Paid
    8 Skype Software 18 Free
    9 Avast Mobile Apps 16 Free
    10 Google Drive Apps 15 Free
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