Any smartphone is incomplete without the basic application software available in the phone for instance; the weather forecast, time, word processor, music player or even games. Some applications that we come across both on IOS and Android are not accessible unless the required fee is not paid but some are still available for free, to be downloaded from the respectable stores (apple store or Play store). The applications mentioned below are very much accepted among the users of IOS and Android and I will make sure to discuss them briefly as well.
BEST APPLICATIONS FOR MESSAGING ON IOS AND ANDROID
1. WHATSAPP MESSENGER
It is an instant messaging application, launched firstly for IPhone users only in 2009, but by 2010 it was made available for Android users as well. It is now the most frequently used application and considered to be an application on demand. What makes it special is the fact that it not only allows the users to communicate through messages but also they can call each other for free using internet, leave voice messages, send each other documents/music files/pictures and what not. Video calling is an updated feature which has become very much popular among its users, but it is still under beta testing.
Developed by Open Whisper Systems, this application is known among people who want to keep their chats and communication with others, private at all times. It is a free app for Android and IOS users, where you are allowed to share any kind of files with other Signal users without the danger of data being read by any third party since the software application uses end-to-end encryption which allows all the digital interactions to remain secured. Signal is inspired from two applications Redphone (an encrypted app for voice calls) and TextSecure (for texting securely) that were released before it, both were launched by Open Whisper Systems.
3. FACEBOOK MESSENGER
Mostly known as to be the Messenger, is an extension of Facebook. This instant messaging software application is available to both IOS and Android for free. It has a lot of features that matches with SnapChat and Whatsapp. It is a must available application among Facebook users.
BEST APPLICATION FOR MUSIC ON IOS AND ANDROID
It is a must have application especially if you are fond of music. It allows you to stream audio or video based music as well as provide podcasts feature. Founded in 2008 and developed by Startup in Stockholm, Spotify provide few features for free such as streaming without advertisements but the paid content gives you additional features such the quality of streaming improves and also you can download music offline as well. It is not only available on IOS and Android but also to Windows, Linux and Mac computers as well.
BEST WEATHER APPLICATION ON IOS AND ANDROID
It is beautiful application brought forward by Adam Grossman and Jack Turner. This application lets you know the current weather changes that are about to happen and thus doesn’t focus on weather forecasts for tomorrow or after it. Their application is dominated by radar animations, through which they describe the intensity of weather for e.g. the storm’s intensity or its precipitation, comparing the weather from past to future and even present, and a map that describes current weather situation in different cities.
BEST PHOTOGRAPHY APPLICATIONs ON IOS AND ANDROID
1. ADOBE PHOTOSHOP FIX
Produced by Adobe systems both for IOS and Android, it is a popular photo editing software application especially among the Photoshop to save themselves the hassle of opening their computers for utilizing this software. This application comes in very handy when making minor changes in the pictures, the tools are all taken from Photoshop and gives its users the chance if editing them with the help of options such as contrast, saturation, liquefy, red eye correction, managing the width and height, cropping and size alteration. It is a great app for photo editors but you have to make sure that you have got at least an IOS 9.0 or Android 5.0 for its functionality.
It is another photo editing application produced by Nik software for IOS and Android. This application comes with many filters for the users’ interests. It incorporates many features which should normally be the part of any photo editing application. This application has also won the best android app for the year 2015.