The latest data reports that consumers spend more time on mobile devices than any other medium, surpassing TV, web, and radio. Furthermore, the average consumer actively uses 6.5 apps throughout a 30-day period. So which apps are worth your time? We’ve put together a list of our five favorite free mobile apps that you should seriously consider trying out.
Amazon Kindle. Available for both Apple and Android, this app puts over a million books at your fingertips.
Dropbox offers cloud-based storage that allows you to access your files from all your computers, iPhone, iPad, Android device, and even the Dropbox website. (We also use it as an ad hoc music service, streaming our audio files right from the app). Available for Apple and Android.
Evernote. A fantastic write it now, save it later, and overall remember everything app. Use it to take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists and record voice reminders. Available for Apple and Android.
Robin. A personal assistant app and challenger to Apple’s Siri. Designed to be used hands-free, you can ask Robin for GPS directions, local places, real-time parking, traffic info, gas prices, weather, your Twitter news, and much more. Available for Android only.
Spotify is a streaming music service featuring millions of songs from all the major studios. It charges users $9.99 per month to have access to its premium service on mobile devices (the web-based service is free), but mobile users can stream free personalized internet radio stations based on their preferences. Available for Apple and Android.
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