15 Must-Have Apps for Your New Tablet or Smartphone

From Vine to Kindle, here are the best ones

   

There are some must-have apps like Facebook (FB), Twitter (TWTR), Google (GOOG) and Netflix (NFLX) that every phone and tablet has. As great as those are, there are at least 10 others that you should download today.

CNN came up with a list of 25 must-have appssnapchat logo 300x300 15 Must Have Apps for Your New Tablet or Smartphone that don’t get as much attention as the standards ones. These include apps for Apple (AAPL) smartphones and tablets as well as Android products.

Check out these 15 must-have apps.

  • Dots – A game similar to Candy Crush but better. Available for free on iOS and Android.
  • Vine – Watch or make your own six-second videos with Vine. Available for free on iOS and Android.
  • Google Hangouts – A cross-platform messaging system that actually works well. Available for free on iOS and Android.
  • Ridiculous Fishing – A fun fishing game that is perfect for smartphone users. Available for $3 on iOS and Android.
  • Snapchat – With its easy-to-send pictures and short videos, Snapchat belongs in everyone’s must-have apps list. Available for free on iOS and Android.
  • WhatsApp – This international chatting app is decent and it works on most devices. Available for free on iOS and Android.
  • SoundCloud – One of the best radio apps out there to listen to your favorite tunes and explore new artists. Available for free on iOS and Android.
  • Dropbox – A quick and easy way to share files using a cloud service. Available for free on iOS and Android.
  • Kindle – A much more practical and easy way to carry your books around. Available for free on iOS and Android.
  • Google Search – Why not just use an internet app and its search bar? Well the Google Search is one of the must-have apps because of its advanced features including voice-recognition technology. Available for free on iPhone.
  • Mailbox – A great email service. Available for free on iPhone.
  • 1Weather – A great weather app. Available for free on Android.
  • Car Widget – Better than your normal Android UI. Car widget app. Available for free on Android.
  • Paper – This app is perfect for artists looking to draw, paint or sketch anything. Available for free on iPad.
  • How to Cook Everything – This app is a great kitchen aid for beginner and advanced cooks. Available for $10 on iPad.

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