Do you love listening to podcasts? The new Overcast app, developed by Marco Arment, co-founder of Tumblr and creator of Instapaper, offers a simple, intuitive interface to listen to all your favorites.
From Candy Crush to Dots, addicting game apps have become a popular way to banish boredom. But what if you could combine entertainment with brain training to improve your critical cognitive skills, boost productivity and gain self-confidence?
Have you ever walked into a business meeting and wished you could know a bit about each person attending to spark real conversation and bypass the typical small talk? The free Refresh app for iOS provides a quick overview of the people you're about to meet, aggregating information from across the Web.
Imagine getting alerts from drivers around you in real time. Police officer around the next curve? A broken down vehicle blocking the shoulder? The free community-based app Waze makes it possible by crowdsourcing traffic and road information to provide drivers with the best route.
Think you could outsmart your friends and players from around the world when it comes to a certain topic? The free QuizUp app for iOS and Android connects users for real-time, head-to-head trivia challenges.
Few things are more frustrating than contacting big companies to reach customer service. The GetHuman app promises to make the process less painful by providing the best phone number or email address to avoid the usual frustrations.