Best new Android, iPhone and iPad apps for December 2012
First, we have to say that this was an amazing year for apps and games on mobile. Best news of the year is that for smartphones there is now almost no app gap between Android and the iPhone. Developers have finally realized we’re living in a world of smartphone duality and began coding for both platforms.
Most high-profile apps are now being released simultaneously for both iOS and Android. The brightest example came with Snapseed this month. The $4.99 iOS app acquired earlier by Google made a splashing debut on Android, selling for the sweet price of zero, and the price on iOS was also slashed to free.
But we have some innovative and surprising apps in this month’s list. What’s more important - we have plenty of reasons to get excited about app development in the forthcoming year. While hardware now goes to quad-cores and 1080p displays, we are already starting to see less excitement about specs, and more about what we can do with all this hardware. And that’s the question that really matters.
Best new Android, iPhone and iPad for December 2012
1. Snapseed - Android, iOS - Free
Download Snapseed on Android
Download Snapseed for iPhone, iPad
2. Energy Flow - iOS, Android - Free
Download Energy Flow on Android
Download Energy Flow for iPhone, iPad
3. Foldify for iPad - $1.99
Download Foldify for iPad
4. Facebook for Android - Free
Download Facebook for Android
5. Google Maps for iOS - Free
Download Google Maps for iOS
6. Nike Training Club - Android - Free
Nike Training Club gives you your own personal trainer, anytime, anywhere. Get lean, toned and strong with more than 114 custom-built workouts. Unlock exclusive workouts from Rihanna’s personal trainer Ary Nuñez and professional athletes like Paula Radcliffe, Alex Morgan and Hope Solo.”
Nike Training Club for Android
7. London - A City Through Time for iPhone - $6.99
Download London - A City Through Time for iPhone
8. Voxeet - Android - Free
Download Voxeet on Android
9. Google Zeitgeist 2012 - Android - Free
Download Google Zeitgeist 2012 on Android
10. Send It Pro - Android - $2.91
You can also send the link directly to your clipboard (or other apps in Pro) so you can paste it into an email or share it via Twitter etc..”
Download Send It Pro on Android
11. Rise Alarm Clock - iOS - $1.99
Download Rise Alarm Clock for iPhone, iPad
12. Press - Android - $1.99
Download Press for Android
13. Weather Live - Android - $0.99
Download Weather Live on Android
14. YouTube Capture - iOS - Free
Download YouTube Capture for iPhone, iPad
15. Strum - iOS - Free
Download Strum for iPhone, iPad
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1. kartik4u98 (Posts: 511; Member since: 19 May 2012)
It's true that Facebook app on android is now lot more faster and smoother !
Now, photos load a LOT LOT FASTER !!
2. windroid (unregistered)
What about including best WP8 apps too?
5. windroid (unregistered)
Phonearena thinks the same way as you...
6. PAPINYC (Posts: 2231; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)
Well there's a rarity: 'stop the presses'!
7. windroid (unregistered)
Yes, kind of rare, bet all WP apps became crap in December...
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3. PAPINYC (Posts: 2231; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)
That Send It Pro app' looks killer; probably best and most efficient of the bunch!
I also think it was very magnanimous of Google to make available [again] Google Maps for iOS [FOR FREE], considering the iNgraciOus nature of that platform's parent company.
9. SleepingOz (unregistered)
Weather Live is beautiful but needs improvements.