It’s time for another round of apps that cover the spectrum of your beloved smart device(s)!

The Weekly App Smack is the best of new or updated design and productivity apps (and maybe a couple of fun ones, too) for the busy design or engineering professional. This week we have a list sure to make you more efficient.

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Brilliant (iOS — Free)

Whether you want to hone your quantitative skills, improve your knowledge of science and technology, be a smarter parent for your inquisitive kid, or simply stay sharp, Brilliant helps you grow as a curious and ambitious person.

Brilliant App

Post-it® Plus (iOS – Free)

The Post-it® Plus App brings the simplicity of the Post-it® Note to your smartphone and tablet. Whether you use Post-it® Notes for collaboration or for personal note taking, the Post-it® Plus App helps you keep that
momentum going.

Post-it® Plus

Microsoft Outlook (iOS — Free)

Outlook lets you bring all your email accounts and calendars in one convenient spot. Whether it’s staying on top of your inbox or scheduling the next big thing, we make it easy to be your most productive, organized, and connected self.

Microsoft Outlook

Kavtek (iPhone — Free)

Kavtek makes it easier than ever to visualize your home improvement ideas using augmented reality. Change your flooring, paint walls, and place new products in your home to create a better space. The app includes furniture, flooring, paint, and more products from your favourite brands. Kavtek gives you an accurate impression of what your renovation and interior design projects would look like, instantly.


Blinkist (iPhone — Free)

Where do the world’s smartest people get their ideas? From great books! Blinkist transforms the key insights of 2500+ bestselling nonfiction books into powerful packs you can read or listen to in just 15 minutes.

Blinkist App

RoboKiller (iPhone — Free)

RoboKiller reduces unwanted calls by up to 90% in 30 days! RoboKiller is available with both monthly and yearly subscriptions, both with a free 7-day trial; opt-out at any time during the trial and you aren’t charged a penny. A subscription is required to utilize the service.

Robokiller App