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 design or engineering professional and this week we have a list sure to make you more efficient.

This week we saw everything from an app that promises to make you a DSLR camera master to the ultimate TED companion for getting inspiration on-the-go!

Have an app suggestion that’s made your life easier or changed up your workflow?

Let us know in the comments below or send it in to tips@www.solidsmack.com.

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Master Your DSLR Camera

“Stop using the Auto setting on your fancy DSLR camera! Introducing a how to photography guide made exclusively for the iPad & iPhone that combines the depth of a traditional book with stunning multimedia not possible on paper…”


TED: Official App

“Access riveting talks from some of the world’s most fascinating people — wherever you are…”



“LeanDroid is a lightweight battery saver that automatically manages power-hungry wireless connections to significantly lengthen the battery life of your devices…”



“Flash your boot.img, recovery.img and zip files right away using Flashify!”


Tetra Lockscreen

“Tetra Lockscreen, a Microsoft Garage project, brings functionality to the forefront of your Windows Phone 8.1 device. Focused on fast, fluid, and frequent interactions, the simple tools it provides are always on hand when you need them…”


Shadow Tile Pack

“Personalize your Start Screen with a new generation of tiles…”