Our prime 5 Android and iOS apps of the week


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

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

From cell video games to productiveness apps, listed here are NextPit’s 5 free and paid Android/iOS apps this week.

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Open Notifications from Nav Bar

The title alone makes you need to do it, would not it? No? Nicely okay. However this Android utility is in actual fact a shortcut to shortly view a notification. Beware, it is for old style customers who nonetheless have the three buttons as a substitute of the Android gestures.

Principally, the app provides an additional button to your navigation bar. Whenever you obtain a message, you’ll be able to press this button and immediately show the notification. No extra cramping your thumb making an attempt to scroll by the notification pane.

A premium model at 0.99 euros (one-time buy) lets you do away with advertisements and assign further actions to the shortcut button.

  • Value: Free / Adverts: Sure / In-app purchases: Sure, $0.99 / Account: Not required
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Who nonetheless makes use of 3-button navigation in 2021? (I am not judging anybody) / © NextPit


It is a productiveness app for Android whose objective is to measure and monitor your working time. For teleworkers or freelancers, work days typically are inclined to overflow into private time.

Timeliste works like a diary, you enter for every day of the week the beginning and finish time of your working day and the variety of breaks you took.

The app then calculates your working time for the day. You’ll be able to then see how your hours evolve over the times and make changes if wanted. The interface is clear however the advertisements are fairly annoying and I discover the subscription of just about $2 euros monthly too costly for this kind of app.

  • Value: Free / Adverts: Sure / In-app purchases: Sure, $0.99/month for premium model / Account: Required
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Frequent advertisements spoil the great interface of Timeliste / © NextPit


The next app is French and I am going to absolutely offer you a extra full presentation since I used to be capable of speak to its developer. The thought is to share your pictures and movies whereas defending your private knowledge. Sharing by way of Poltreder is safe and encrypted from finish to finish between the 2 smartphones – sender and receiver – and is completed with none intermediate server.

Solely your folks have a replica of your pictures and movies within the utility. However they cannot retrieve them to save lots of them elsewhere and screenshots are additionally disabled within the app. It is a bit like Instagram and Sign having a baby in spite of everything.

  • Value: Free / Adverts: No / In-app purchases: No / Account: Not required
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I discover the philosophy behind Poltreder very attention-grabbing / © NextPit

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Immediate Keyboard

This utility lets you create shortcuts in your smartphone keyboard to shortly paste a sentence or a bit of textual content. It may be a telephone quantity, an electronic mail or postal deal with or a genius joke that you just need to spam in all of your teams. All you need to do is create a “button” and fasten the phrase of your option to it.

When writing a WhatsApp, Telegram or different message, you may simply have to modify keyboards and press the button to jot down the corresponding textual content in a single go. Helpful if you’re in a rush or when you do not really feel like writing and it is 100 instances higher than a VOICE NOTE (!!!). It’s a must to cease utilizing these, actually!

  • Value: Free / Adverts: No / In-app purchases: Sure, $3.49 for professional model / Account: Not needed
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It is actually helpful for spamming Yo mama jokes and different pre-recorded invectives / © NextPit


We finish this choice with a cell recreation, as typical. This week, I suggest Tides. It is an journey recreation on Android and iOS centered round fishing. We’re immersed in a colourful and really zen universe that jogs my memory a little bit of Animal Crossing or different video games of the identical type.

You are on a raft and you need to catch fish. The extra you progress, the extra you’ll be able to enhance your tools and your boat. The music and the general environment of the sport are very soothing. It is good to loosen up on weekends after a foul week. The sport abuses a little bit on the micro-transactions however we do not actually care since they do not hinder the development. A pleasant pastime recreation.

What do you consider this choice? Have you ever been capable of strive any of the apps on this checklist but? What can be your apps of the week? Share your opinions and particularly your good suggestions within the feedback! In case you’re on the lookout for a selected sort of utility, do not hesitate to let me know so I can orient my analysis and choice in keeping with your wants! 


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