It’s time for another round of apps that cover the spectrum of your beloved mobile 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 and this week we have a list sure to make you more efficient.

Do you have an app suggestion that has made your life easier or changed up your workflow? Let us know in the comments below or send it into [email protected].

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TED (iOS — Free)

Explore more than 3,000 free videos and learn from the world’s most remarkable people. Search by any mood or topic, from tech and science to the surprises of your own psychology.

TED

Darkroom – Photo Editor (iOS – Free)

Save yourself from the multi-app workflow and discover the most well-designed, integrated, and powerful editing app for iOS. We skip fantasy and novelty and focus on what matters for photographers.

Darkroom – Photo Editor

lire (Full-text RSS) (iOS — $6.99)

RSS feeds are a great way to follow updates on your favorite website. However, some sites set up their feeds to only show a portion of each entry, you know, to get you to click through to their actual website. We find that really annoying, and we’re sure you do too.

RSS App

SPACE – Break phone addiction (Android — Free)

SPACE will help you Find Your Phone Life BalanceTM. Formerly Breakfree, downloaded by over 1.5 million people, SPACE is the best Android app to help you break your phone addiction.

SPACE - Break phone addiction

AppBlock – Stay Focused (Android — Free)

AppBlock – Stay Focused is a Self Control android application that helps you (its users) to block temporarily distracting applications on his mobile so that you can stay focused in school or your work. The blocker app can get activated for a precise time and date, and once the pre-set time duration gets over, the barring gets automatically over.

AppBlock - Stay Focused

Google Podcasts (Android — Free)

Google Podcasts is a new way for Android users to discover and listen to the world’s podcasts. You can subscribe to any show for free and download episodes for offline listening. All your listening is automatically synced across devices so you can pause on one device and resume on another with the Google Assistant.

Google Podcasts

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