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 have an app that lets users – both young and old – create a variety of machines from directly within their iPhone, a new offering from Linkedin that aims to make connecting with coworkers a seamless experience, a slick audio player for Android devices and more…

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 in to [email protected].

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The Everything Machine

“Use a simple visual programming language to combine your device’s camera, microphone, speakers, gyroscope, and screen to make a light, a stop-motion camera, a kaleidoscope, a voice disguiser, a cookie thief catcher, or anything else you can think of!”

EverythingMachine

LinkedIn Lookup

“LinkedIn Lookup is the fastest way to find, learn about, and contact anyone at your company, even if you’re not connected to them on LinkedIn. In seconds, you can find a coworker by title, skill, name, expertise and more. Learn about them by checking out their up-to-date, streamlined profile. And when you ready, instantly make contact, even if you’re not at your desk.”

LinkedinLookup

Skillshare Online Classes

“Explore 1,500+ classes in design, photography, business and more. Featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch and more. Over 1 million students have experienced the new way to learn designed for today’s busy schedule and changing world.”

Skillshare

Google PDF Viewer

“PDF Viewing is now available directly in Google Drive. For environments where this cannot be deployed, Google PDF Viewer offers the same capabilities in a standalone app. View, print, search and copy text from pdf documents while you’re on the go.”

GooglePDF

Poweramp

“The #1 paid music player in the Google Play Store 4 years running—Poweramp is the most powerful music player available on the Android OS.”

Poweramp

Weather Timeline

“Weather Timeline is a simple weather app that focuses on summarising the next hour, the next 48 hours and the next week so you don’t have to. It presents the forecast in a timeline to help you quickly glance and digest the information and has a strong focus on color to outline the weather conditions. “

Weather

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