Get these essential apps for your smartphone this year

Technology is mightily impressive at the moment, isn’t it? As consumers, we are being inundated with release after release in what is a truly innovative time for technology. One form of tech which has demonstrated dramatic improvements has been our smartphones, with our miniature handheld devices now capable of hosting an array of new software and sophisticated apps.

In the case of apps, they are popular creations many smartphone users utilise in the modern-day. Some apps help you listen to Phoenix FM in the best quality possible, while others give people the opportunity to find love online. Then we have health and fitness apps offering beneficial advice, alongside surfing the web using browsers like Google either to unearth a bargain or by enjoying the unique bonuses and promotions on offer at The options are certainly comprehensive, with our smartphone devices capable of hosting a wide variety of apps and websites. They can take high-quality images and videos too, alongside a whole host of other functionalities.

If you’re partial to the odd app while listening to your favourite programmes on Phoenix FM, then get these essential creations for your smartphone in 2021. From the likes of music to food to health and fitness, we’ve got you covered.

Eve Period Tracker

The Eve Period Tracker has been welcomed by women worldwide, and it’s entirely easy to see why. An excellent period tracker, the app helps you track both your physical and emotional states to give you a clear and detailed insight into your cycle. The app also boasts a friendly and vibrant community for you to talk to, as well as offering a wealth of information around sexual health.


One for any comic book lovers out there, Comixology offers fans of the genre a detailed and comprehensive selection of digital comics. The Amazon-owned app also turns your device into the perfect comic book reader and can be synced across multiple devices.


Coming up with and saving passwords for the shedloads of profiles we all have these days can be a real pain in the backside. To make sure you’re using the strongest passwords possible, download Dashlane. The app generates solid passwords and will replay any login credentials whenever they’re needed. It also saves payment information on what is a cross-platform service used by more and more people at the moment, especially as cybercrime continues to rise.


To help provide you with some inspiration in the kitchen, consider downloading Cookpad. The app is not only easy to use and looks slick, but it serves up a vibrant array of recipes from a range of different cuisines. Users can also manage shopping lists and favourite any of their favourite dishes.


Covering all of your on-demand streaming needs, Hulu has a large library of content for you to enjoy. The app offers live TV services and access to a range of additional apps and channels offering a range of different entertainment options, including current and previously aired shows.


Keen to explore the world and interact with as many cultures as possible in the future? If so, then make it easier for yourself by learning the language of the country you wish to explore. Duolingo supports the likes of Spanish, French, Danish, Dutch, German, Irish, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, and loads more.

Twitch is a superb app showcasing the latest and greatest games. You can watch players play a range of titles, set up a channel yourself, and even claim free games and in-game loot each month if you become a Prime member.

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