Well, time for another round of apps that cover the spectrum of your beloved mobile device, be it iPhone, Android or Windows. The Weekly App Smack is the best of design and productivity apps (and maybe a couple of fun ones, too) for the busy professional and this week we have a list sure to make you more efficient.
“With millions of downloads, great reviews, best mouse performance on Marketplace, easy and secure setup, this is the perfect remote connectivity app. You can control PC from your phone while relaxing on couch or bed. You can use your phone as keyboard, mouse, interactive remote desktop, transfer files to and fro, integrated remotes for your favorite media players, and lot more.”
“#1 ToolKit is a complete package of 5 app sets. It includes 5 Pro sets for a total of 16 tools. In a word, All-in-One.”
“Composite allows you to remix your surroundings to create artistic compositions. Inspired by the collages of Robert Rauschenberg, this iPad 2 app gives you the opportunity to paint pictures using the live front and back facing cameras. Simply point your device towards your subject and start painting to reveal it. A variety of control over the brush and video stream is offered to allow for different aesthetics. These include brightness, contrast, color offset, alpha, blur and thickness.”
“Lenka is a remarkably simple yet powerful, dedicated black & white camera app developed in France by world renowned photographer Kevin Abosch (kevinabosch.com) for professionals & amateurs alike, to create beautiful black & white photographs. With Lenka there’s no searching through filters after you take the photo. Realtime B&W preview while Lenka’s image processing with automatic exposure, yields photos with a distinct look and signature we hope you like as much as we do!”
“Level is the radically simple, digital equivalent of opening up your wallet to see what you can spend today, this week, or this month. All you need to do is link to your bank account(s) – including checking, savings and credit cards. Level does the rest.
Once your accounts are linked, Level automatically calculates total income, savings and recurring bills. What remains becomes ‘Spendable’ cash, showing you exactly how much you can spend that month, week or day.
“Unlimited, free, completely secure. Made in Germany messaging for individuals and teams who value privacy and want to make sure their information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. With true end-to-end encryption, no messages or files are ever transferred unencrypted, and no man in the middle (including SHAPE as the service operator) can read the messages or see even the type of file you’ve sent!