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 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 tips@www.solidsmack.com.

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“Never heard of YNAB? It stands for You Need A Budget (we all do!). It’s a powerful methodology coupled with award-winning software on the web and right here on all of your iOS devices.”


Moji Maker

“Start building your own emoji keyboard of the things you really want.”



“What if an app could know not only your favorite outdoor activities, but also your favorite weather conditions? What if that same app could even predict the best times for your activities and notify you in advance? Say hello to Foresee.”


Polarr Photo Editor

“Used by the world’s most professional photographer groups, Polarr offers advanced auto-enhance tools and sophisticated filters to edit every detail of your photo.”


Simple Radio

“Simple Radio is the first app that combines the multiple benefits of online radio with the simplicity of the radio tuners of yore.”


Contacts Phone Dialer

“Forget about traditional phonebook apps! We bring your contacts and communication apps together to one place, that’s accessible from all your screens. Wish to contact a friend? Dial or just text anyone? Just swipe the contact to the app you’ve chosen and get in touch! Simple.”