15 Smartphone Apps You Should Have

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With smartphones now enabling more mobile Internet accessibility, you are given limitless opportunities- and smartphone apps you should have on your smartphone. The mobilization of the Internet access has provided people with unlimited opportunities.

Imagine these scenarios: You’re in café and you suddenly wanted to check an e-mail? Pick your iPad or tablet PC, and voila, you could read what the e-mail is. You’re on a bus trip to the other side of the States and your best friend told you to check out his new Facebook photo. You pick your iOS7 phone and start browsing. You want to tweet in a conference, your Android phone is yours for the taking. With a readily available Internet connection, it has become easier to browse the Web.

Live View (iOS) – A great graphic designing and prototyping tool that allows a remote screen view.

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What the Font (iOS)  – Want to know what font your favorite brand is using? Take a picture of it and let this tool do the magic.

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Palletes (iOS)  – Create charming color schemes anywhere, anytime. You can also determine the color of a particular image and use it on your website. Just open the app,  pick a color from a photo or website that you like and add it to your color palettes for future use.

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HTTP Status Codes Free  (iOS) – Troubleshoot your webpages by identifying the HTTP error codes.

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Coffee Script at Once (iOS)  – Develop HTML, CSS and JS languages using your phone or tablet.

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Free WiFi Finder (iOS)  – Use it to locate WiFi hotspots closer to you. Great for outdoor browsing!

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iFreelancer (iOS)– Are you a freelancer? This app will help you search, save and apply for freelancing opportunities out there!

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HTML5 & CSS Quick Look Guide (Android) – This will provide you with the basic training you need in CSS and HTML5!

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920 Text Editor (Android) – Want a text editor that is e-reader enabled, multilingual, particularly easy to use? 920 Text Editor is the one for you. You’ll never know when that coding itch bugs you.

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Sketcher (Android) – Do your page layout or simple graphics anytime, anywhere. With Sketcher now saved on your phone’s memory, you will easily sleep at night and not worry if the computer has a virus or something. And, you can sketch all you want!

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WordPress for Android (Android) – Love WordPress? This is the best app for you. You can blog anytime or anywhere. Perfect for travel bloggers!

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VT View Source  (Android) –  A fully functional app, compatible with all browsers, that allows you to view the underlying HTML code of the website

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Magic Color Picker (Android) – Sometimes we are too engrossed in designing and we find it necessary to look for the color hexes of things. This one is made to do it. So in case you want to know what kind of orange does an orange have, this one is perfect.

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Fontroid (Android) – So, I heard you like fonts? Maybe you’ll want to make one right? Try this!

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Adobe Photoshop Express (Android) – Edit photos wherever you are using your mobile phone. Experience the power of Adobe Photoshop right at your fingertips. Editing your selfies has never been better with this app!

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Conclusion

With all these apps available over the Internet, I’m pretty sure web designers can never be happier. It’s possible that, someday, we’ll even be able to actually design a website using our mobile devices. And that is not a far shot. But for now, let’s indulge ourselves with these. Easy to access, mobile and equally powerful applications that will make our good lives, better.

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Rudolph is a geek. He loves reading: books, blogs and even nutrition facts found at the back of products. He loves to read interesting internet stuff. Since joining 1stwebdesigner last year, Rudolph has written several articles that concerns Typography, Wordpress, Freelance Lifehacks, Graphic Design and Showcase of Beautiful Web Designs. He also write poems, movie reviews and he puts them in his blog together with rants and some daily life updates.

3 Comments
  • TeshaR

    Monday, February 10th, 2014 23:34

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    Really good article. Adobe’s kuler app is also a good one for color choosing.

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  • PSD Logos

    Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 04:10

    3

    Good list of Available Apps. Adobe photoshop express is an a awesome app that i personally use, and i never knew that kolor has an app, just downloaded it

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  • Brandon Travis

    Sunday, February 9th, 2014 14:09

    1

    Great article. I’ve seen a lot of these but some (like live view) are new to me. Thanks!

    Also, In your article, the third app (Palletes) is actually spelled Palettes. Just a heads up.

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  • PSD Logos

    Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 04:10

    3

    Good list of Available Apps. Adobe photoshop express is an a awesome app that i personally use, and i never knew that kolor has an app, just downloaded it

    0
  • TeshaR

    Monday, February 10th, 2014 23:34

    2

    Really good article. Adobe’s kuler app is also a good one for color choosing.

    +2
  • Brandon Travis

    Sunday, February 9th, 2014 14:09

    1

    Great article. I’ve seen a lot of these but some (like live view) are new to me. Thanks!

    Also, In your article, the third app (Palletes) is actually spelled Palettes. Just a heads up.

    0

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