The Google Translate app utilizes the extensive language engine developed by Google to provide on the fly translation to more than 100 languages. The app can translate text, voice messages, voice recordings, as well as two-way real-time communications. Available both for Android and iOS, the app provides numerous accessible functionalities aimed at removing any language barrier in communication. The tap to translate option lets users select text while using another app and display its translation on a popup. Instant camera translation allows a user to point to a text using the phone's camera and then the app gives a real-time translation of the visible text. There is also the camera mode which allows users to take photos of any text and provide translation in 37 languages. Users may also draw characters in 93 languages, and the app will instantly translate it. The conversation mode provides an instant two-way speech translation for 32 major languages. Two additional features of the app are the offline mode which allows translation for 59 languages and the Phrasebook which gives users the ability to save translations for future use. Google Translate uses the Google Neural Machine Translation (GNMT) which translates entire sentences instead of word for word translation to provide better context. The GNMT is one of the most advanced end-to-end neural networks of today. The app has already reached the 1 billion landmark in download and is the top language translation app for mobile devices.
Gboard is the powerful virtual keyboard app of the tech Giant Google. It was first made available for iOS and then later for Android as a replacement update for the then established Google Keyboard. This intuitive app provides many powerful features that seamlessly integrate dictation, web search, autosuggest, and predictive technology. Forget about your old keyboard app, Gboard is a must have for mobile users. The app supports more than 100 languages. It also makes it easier for you to search using Google without leaving the current app you are working on. Gboard is feature-packed with its multilingual support, hand-drawn emoji recognition, voice dictation, and customization options like using personal images as keyboard background and having support for dark color themes. Some of the things you can do with its Google Search integration are searching for nearby establishments, checking the weather, getting the latest news, score updates on current sports events, image search, and even videos from YouTube. The emoji and GIF search makes it easy for you to express yourself in a fun way. There is also Glide typing that makes it possible for you to type text simply by sliding on the keyboard. GBoard also guarantees absolute privacy protection. It does not collect any information that you input into the keyboard without asking for your permission. The app is also updated frequently to ensure that you are secured from the latest bugs and security loopholes. You can get the latest Gboard app on Play Store and on iTunes. The app also comes pre-installed on most Android phones. For the techie individuals, Gboard is surely a must-have app.
Super-Bright LED Flashlight
Super-Bright LED Flashlight is a utility app that makes use of your phone’s camera flash and turns it into a powerful torch light. The app which is currently available only on Android has been downloaded and installed on more than 700 million devices making Super-Bright LED Flashlight the top flashlight app in the Google Play Store. Many users lauded the app’s minimalist design which mimics the feel and looks of an ordinary torchlight. The app also comes with the Strobe/Blinking Mode which is very useful for signaling during emergencies and when needing help. Another useful feature of the app is that it is not a battery killer. Unlike other Flashlight apps, it has minimal battery footprint saving precious battery juice for other applications. Develop by Surpax Inc., the Super-Bright LED Flashlight is compatible with most devices running on Android. The app is totally free but comes with advertisements. Currently, there is no option to disable the ads or to pay for an ad-free version. The Super-Bright LED Flashlight also comes with a flashlight widget that makes it easier for the user to activate the app. The stunning and easy to navigate interface of this flashlight app makes it the most ideal choice for Android users. The app currently has more 6.5 million 5-star reviews on the Play Store and enjoys a 4.6/5.0 average rating.
Uber is a revolutionary ridesharing app that has transformed the public transportation landscape across the globe. The Uber app saves the riding public from all the hassle of waiting for a taxi or a bus by providing fast and reliable rides through the power of technology and their mobile phones. What started as a provider of black car services in 2009 has now become one of the largest transportation companies in the world. Uber offers numerous ride options to suit the your needs. Looking for a reliable taxi service that’s hassle-free and stress-free? Opt for uberX and have the safest and fastest trip you could ever dream of. Want to save more on your rides? Go with uberPOOL and share the expense of your ride with other people. You don’t just save cash; you could also meet new friends and enjoy the fun of having company while on the road. If it is a high-end and luxurious ride you want, then UberBLACK is the right option for you. And it does not just end there, whatever your need is, be it accessibility, traveling in a large group, or taking long rides, uber has tailored many options that you can choose from. Riding with uber is easy. You launch the app and set your destination. Uber then uses your location to invite its huge pool of drivers to pick you up. Once a driver has accepted your request, you’ll get to see the driver’s photo, details of the vehicle, and track its movement on the map. Out of cash? You don’t have to worry as uber accepts credit cards, Paypal, Android Pay, and many more payment options depending on your location. Aside from the peace of mind it provides, uber also lets you rate the driver and provide feedback after each ride. This helps the uber community identify reliable drivers and weed out the bad ones. The app is available for various platforms including Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile. At present, uber is one of the top rated apps in the maps and navigation category both in iTunes and in Google Play.
“It’s not just a browser; it’s UC Browser.” UC Browser is a powerful web browser app that has been optimized for desktop and mobile use. The app comes with a collection of powerful accessibility and security features that lets you control every aspect of your browsing experience. Developed by the Chinese company UCWeb which is a subsidiary of the tech giant Alibaba Group of China, the UC Web browser was originally launched as a J2ME application in April 2014. From its humble beginning, the app has now become a prime player in the arena of the many web browsers available today. What UC Browser has to offer? Level-up browsing experience with its proprietary U4 engine that boosts browsing performance by 20% compared to the previous version of the browser. Small window mode that lets the user move the video to the screen top giving them the ability to continue their activities without interrupting the video playing experience. Lightning speed downloads through the use of cloud acceleration and numerous highly optimized and strategically located servers. Data savings with the UC Browser’s efficient data compression technology. UC Browser can work even with 2G and 3G connections without experiencing significant hiccups in displaying pages. Ad Blocking which does not only let you save data but also avoid those annoying ads you have always been avoiding. Facebook Mode which enables you to get the most of this social media platform regardless of your device’s network speed. The UC Browser is optimized to bring you the best of facebook. Night Mode which you rarely find in other browsers without installing a plugin. The app comes out of the box with a very effective night mode that lets you enjoy nightly web surfing without straining your eyes. The UC Browser is available both for desktop and mobile devices. It supports various platforms including Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Symbian, Java ME, Windows, and Windows Mobile.