After an eventful weekend, you may need to take some time away from your news apps. Instead, check out some of our favorite apps from this week that might make your day-to-day life a little easier and funner.
Each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite new and updated apps. This week’s list includes a time travel game, an adult coloring app by Disney and an app that helps you learn languages faster by connecting you with a native speaker.
Thanks to Bazaart, moving photo edits between your iPhone and Photoshop just got a lot easier. Designed for the photography-obsessed, Bazaart allows you to edit your photos across both platforms seamlessly, and even allows you to access Creative Cloud Assets if you’re a subscriber.
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Disney is the latest entrant in the coloring world with the new Color by Disney app. The app, which is targeted at adults, is being marketed as a stress reliever. While there isn’t hard science to back that claim, the app is nevertheless a fun trip down memory lane. The Disney version is similar to other adult coloring apps and includes scenes from newer films and Disney classics. The app includes some free drawings and more are available for in-app purchases.
Cool cousin saves you from having to trawl through not-always-helpful TripAdvisor reviews. It matches you with someone from a new city whose interests align with yours, so you can find the perfect restaurant recommendations. The app is currently available in 12 cities, though supposedly it’s adding seven more, according to the Los Angeles Times. You’ll be able to filter your interests, see the “cousins” who share those interests with you, and then learn more about them and their recommendations.
Popular note taking app Evernote has a sleek new redesign. The app is now faster and easier to use with simplified note-creation processes. The app allows you to create new notes with just one-tap and you can add more styling to the text you create. The app has also gotten a new color scheme, which is much easier on the eyes.Â
When learning a language, practicing can be difficult when you’re not surrounded by people who speak the language you’re trying to master. Tandem aims to solve the problem for you by connecting you with a native speaker. There are over 120 languages on the app, with the most popular being English, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, French and Japanese.
Time Turner is a fascinating puzzle-based game in which you travel through time and coordinate with your past. The app forces you to think ahead and evolves as you progress through the levels. It’s beautifully designed and has great sound effects that offer an immersive game experience.
Referred to by Forbes as “the Snapchat of shopping,” Yeay is aiming to change the online shopping experience from browsing photos to scrolling through Snap-like videos. Users will also be able to sell things on the app, as well as contact the seller of the items they are looking to buy before or after making a purchase.