Best new Android, iPhone and Windows Phone apps of April 2015


With another month behind us, it's time to take a look back at the best new apps for Android, iPhone, and Windows Phone for April 2015.

In this selection, we sum up apps that are popular, useful, or just plain fun, starting with universal apps (those available on both Android and iOS), continue with our selection of iOS applications, then Android apps, and finally give you the best new Windows Phone apps.

The most notable trend last month is that many large companies have rolled out new or hugely updated apps that conform to the Material Design standards, with clean backgrounds and simplistic UI. Most of the new apps, naturally, are free.

With no further ado, here is a run-down of the best new Android, iPhone, and Windows Phone apps for April 2015.

Funny or Die

Price: Free
Download on iOS | Android

Funny or Die's free video app brings you fresh featured videos every day. Also, in it you can find popular videos and search Funny or Die archives, including The Landlord with Will Ferrell, Between Two Ferns, Drunk History, Acting with James Franco and much more. 


Dubsmash

Price: Free
Download on iOS | Android

Dubsmash makes it easy and fun to create hilarious conversations. In just a few seconds, you can dub well-known quotes and sounds in order to produce funny videos you can then share with your friends.


FIFA Weekly

Price: Free
Download on iOS | Android

Soccer, or football as they call it on the other side of the pond, is a hugely popular game, and the FIFA Weekly app offers fans of the game a diverse blend of up-to-date news from FIFA, including fascinating reports on the biggest stars, the most spectacular goals and the latest results, as well as in-depth analysis, interviews, photos, commentaries, debates and more.


Riff

Price: Free
Download on iOS | Android

A simple and straightforward video creation tool that is integrated with Facebook Messenger, Riff allows you to start a video, say what it's about and post it.


UltraTuner

Price: Free
Download on iOS | Android

UltraTuner is precise to a 1/100th of a cent, far beyond human perception of pitch. In fact, it’s 10 times more accurate than a mechanical strobe tuner (considered the "gold standard" of tuners). UltraTuner’s accurate pitch detection is achieved through a proprietary dual-analysis processing engine.


Wordeo for Messenger

Price: Free
Download on iOS | Android

Wordeo for Messenger allows you to tell your story in video and add your favourite music to create fun video stories to share with friends.


Best Buy

Price: Free
Download on iOS

The official Best Buy app for iPhone allows you to browse the huge catalog, locate stores, view your points, as well as check the status of your order.


HBO Now

Price: Free
Download on iOS

HBO NOW is a standalone streaming service from HBO with a 7-day free trial and a monthly subscription cost of $15 after that. It brings some of the most popular shows to your mobile device: Game of Thrones, True Detective, The Jinx, Girls, The Sopranos, The Wire and many more.


Busbud

Price: Free
Download on iOS

The Busbud mobile app makes it easy to search and book the perfect bus trip online.


Typorama

Price: $1.99
Download on iOS

Typorama saves you tons of work by automatically creating complex text layouts with different fonts and typefaces, resulting in text beautifully laid out on a background of your choice.


Fiverr Faces

Price: Free
Download on iOS

Fiverr Faces is a new app by Fiverr that allows you to order your own custom caricature, made by real artists.


HowAboutWe

Price: Free
Download on iOS

A new dating app that is not Tinder, and that aims to make the process of going on a date tonight faster and easier: you have the Tonight feature which can set you up with a date in less than 5 minutes.


QUEST : Level up your life

Price: $1.99
Download on iOS

An RPG-styled, real-life task manager, Quest asks you to clear your tasks like a game. Once you clear your tasks, your 8-Bit character will grow up.


MyIdol

Price: Free
Download on iOS

Heck, it's all in Chinese, and heck, it's hard to even understand how to get it to work (click on the green, not the red buttons), but taking a picture of your buddy and transforming it into a parody video has never been so fun and exciting.


Studystorm - Get Better Grades

Price: Free
Download on Android

This app is a comprehensive video library of lessons recorded by qualified professionals. It covers topics from:
- Mathematics: Pre-algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus, AP Calculus
- Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology
- English: Literature, Writing, Grammar
- Test Prep: AP Biology, AP US Government, AP Calculus, US History, ACT, ACT Redbook, SAT
- College Admissions Counseling: College Applications, Financial Aid, High School, Grades, Extracurriculars


Google Handwriting Input

Price: Free
Download on Android

Google has brought handwriting input as a separate app so you can draw instead of just tap on a ready-made keyboard.


Emergency - American Red Cross

Price: Free
Download on Android

If you live in an aread prone to extreme weather conditions, this new app by the American Red Cross brings a peace of mind with its monitoring of conditions and capability to check on your loved ones.


Castro

Price: Free
Download on Android

A system diagnostics app that shows you all kinds of useful technical info about your gadget:
- Information about CPU
- Battery status and temperature
- Information about mobile network and Wi-Fi
- General information about device
- Monitoring of RAM and internal memory


Trepn Profiler

Price: Free
Download on Android

Trepn Profiler is a power and performance profiling application for mobile devices. It is designed to help you identify apps that hog your CPU, consume excess data or drain your battery.


Upbeat Monsters Icon Pack

Price: Free
Download on Android

This fun little icon pack with monsters for every purpose and use is a neat way to spice up the looks of your Android device.


PayPal Here

Price: Free
Download on Windows Phone

PayPal Here is a mobile business app for your payment needs. It offers back-office management, POS, and allows you to start accepting credit and debit card payments with a low transaction fee of only 2.7% per US card swipe. PayPal Here for Windows is only available in the United States currently.


Pocket Casts

Price: $3.99
Download on Windows Phone

A great way to stay tuned to the latest podcasts, Pocket Casts for Windows Phone syncs your subscriptions, allows you to customize each podcast, and offers useful features and filters to stay up to date with what you have yet to listen to.


ESPN

Price: Free
Download on Windows Phone

With a fresh and functional new design, the official ESPN app is a great way to be in the know about what's going on in various sports.


Briefcase

Price: Free
Download on Windows Phone

A free file manager, Briefcase allows to manage local files, memory card and OneDrive files. It can also:
  • compress multiple files or folders and extract them
  • lock App using 4 digit passcode
  • pin your favorite files or folders to device start screen
  • typical clipboard operations
  • view file properties, and more


tripwolf

Price: Free
Download on Windows Phone

Tripwolf allows you to plan your trip with suggestions from the tripwolf community and get helpful information from experienced travel authors.

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5 Comments

1. hassoups

Posts: 473; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

pocketcasts developers are awesome. Haven't used the iOS app but the material design they did was awesome and looks like they've done a great job with windows phone too.

2. robocopvn

Posts: 504; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

Once again, when I learn English I know that the Alphabet comes with A, B, C then I then W But here in Iphonearena, the letter I come first ?? Just want to ask what do you based on to put IOS first ? Alphabet ? No Market share (popularity) ? No Randomness ? Absolutely No The money you get to do this ? hmmm Maybe

3. meetmadzky

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

upbeat monster isn't free.

4. bobby2803

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

what about spartan strike

5. GeekMovement unregistered

I'm getting the upbeat monsters icon pack- thanks for sharing!

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