Best New Apps
What you should install this fortnight
Free Android: www.snipca.com/27934 IOS: www.snipca.com/27935 Google News aims to “organise what’s happening in the world” to help you follow stories that interest you”. Tap Favourites to add a list of topics and news sources. Swipe the Headlines tab to read an article’s main points before deciding whether to read it in full.
Free Android: www.snipca.com/27936 IOS: www.snipca.com/27937 Sketchbook is one of the best free apps for creating drawings on your mobile device. Until recently, its Pro Tools cost $2.99 but these are now free. They include a customisable canvas, over 130 brushes and unlimited undo actions. You get more control using a stylus, but there’s nothing stopping you just using your finger.
Free Android: www.snipca.com/27938 This great app lets you set reminders that are triggered whenever you’re near a specific place. For example, you can set a shopping-list reminder when you’re near your local shops, or a reminder to feed the neighbour’s cat when you reach home. You can also get alerts whenever your friends are nearby.