The number of apps available through the Apple App Store and Google Play has been exploding over recent years, with Apple reaching 1.8 million and Google reaching a whopping 2.1 million apps as at the first quarter 2019. That’s a lot of apps, and way too many to easily find the best ones that you want to have on your mobile phone.
Even if you filter them through categories or reviews, you still have to spend a good amount of time trying to find what you’re looking for. The easiest way to find the best apps is to have someone do the research for you, and that’s exactly what we’ve done here. We’ve done the hard yards and found what we consider some of the best apps for 2019. We’ve also included the link to make it even easier for you.
According to the hype, Pocket Casts is the world's most powerful podcast platform, and it’s an app that’s been developed by listeners, for listeners. The podcast player provides next-level listening, search and discovery tools. You’ll be able to find your next obsession with the hand-curated podcast recommendations for easy discovery, and seamlessly enjoy your favourite shows without the hassle of subscribing. Best to use while you’re relaxing after a hard day’s work, or just for some easy listening.
Ever wanted to head off camping but don’t know where the best sites are? This user-generated Wiki contains everything you’ve ever wanted to know about 20,000 campsites around Australia, with information ranging from amenities and mobile coverage to information centres and pet-friendly locations. There are also over 260,000 site reviews and 100,000 site photos, so you can explore your camping adventure before you leave home.
Here’s a great app for anyone who enjoys a night out and regularly faces the perils involved with putting their credit card behind the bar to run a tab. Accepted at more than 650 bars and restaurants around the country (and growing), Clipp lets you flash your phone to bar staff in order to add items to your tab, and then close the tab from your phone, paying with your PayPal account. You can even split the bill with this app. You’ll also be able to view last minute deals, so make sure you check the app before heading out and you could save up to 40% on your bill.
If you have little ones in day care then this is one great app that makes it easy to get updates on what’s happening in their day. More than just a communications tool for parents, early childhood educators can use the app to make educational observations, plan around children’s interests and document their work. Parents can get real-time updates on what their kids are doing.
Take your learning to a whole new level with this awesome app! Whatever your learning interest is, be it cooking, singing, dancing, filmmaking, sports, writing, and just about anything else, this app has it all available for you. Learn your future best gourmet recipe from Gordon Ramsay himself, or get Samuel L Jackson to teach you how to act - the list is enormous. Of course, you’re not going to get any face to face workshops, but this app is packed with video lessons, workbooks, and loads more learning materials for you to choose from. It’s quite pricey but comes with family sharing so up to 6 family members can use the app - trust us, it’s all worth it!
While there are literally millions of apps available, we think these are 5 of the best! And if it’s time for a new mobile phone to help you manage those apps, but you can’t quite squeeze it into your budget now, we’re here to help. Just check out our flexible mini-loans from $1,000 to find out how quick and easy it is to get your hands on some extra cash. Once a loan is approved, we can usually deposit the money into your bank account within a few hours. Apply now and you could be getting yourself a brand new device this week!
*Pricing correct at date of publication (28 Aug 2019). May be subject to change without notice.