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This is the third round of my end of the year round up of SomeWhat Creative’s monthly HandPicked Goodies for Designers & Developers roundup. So let cut to the chase, Today I will be focusing on what awesome apps for your phone that been released during this year.

You will not see every app for mobiles that got featured in the monthly round up in this post as the list is too big to cover them all and for your ease of reading pleasure I will be splitting the best of the Mobile apps into each months… so lets start.


Tide – iOS App – Free

Tide, the best focus timer with nature sounds for creators.


GradientDaze – iOS App – Free

Create beautiful touch based gradients. Like what you created? Save it, send it to a friend or set it as your wallpaper.


Squirrel – iOS App – $1.49

Build your goals in Squirrel, plan, save and achieve them!You can discover thousands of ideas from like-minded people around the world and add them to your very own bucket list!

Timers – iOS App – $2.99

Timers is the perfect tool that helps you create and maintain healthy habits by tracking your time for your activities and by removing or reducing unwanted time-consuming activities.


There’s no Mobile based apps that got featured in the April edition of the Handpicked post.


Zones – iOS App – Free

Zones is the simplest way to convert time zones between cities around the world. Recently rewritten and updated to version 2.0, Zones is the best way to deal with time zones on iOS.

Typo – iOS App – Free

Typo specifically designed for customizing fonts and viewing them on a real device. It is very easy to use it. Find the desired font, customize it, or select dynamic size types from the presets. Than you can export fonts info you set up.


Magic Password – iOS App – Free

Magic Password is a free security app, which allows you to log in to your WordPress website without providing username and password. Just open our mobile application, scan QR code, and it’s done. It’s simple, quick, and highly secure

Working Copy – iOS App – Free

the powerful Git client for iOS that clones, edits, commits, pushes & more.


1min+ Split long videos to Carousel for Instagram – iOS App  – $7.99

No more 60 seconds limit on IG!Want to post videos longer than 1 minute to your Instagram?

Task Timer – iOS App – Free

Task Timer allows you to efficiently organise and schedule your weekly tasks with ease. See only today’s tasks on the home screen, away from the clutter of all your tasks showing at once.


GitPoint – iOS & Android App – Free

GitHub in your pocket.

Mailcastr – Android App – Free

Know the best time to follow up with real time notifications on mobile. A call to someone that has just opened your email is 10x more likely to be the next opportunity.


Firefox Focus – iOS & Android – Free

The perfect lightweight browser for mobile now on iOS and Android

Boostnote Mobile – iOS & Android – Free

Boostnote Mobile is an open source markdown notepad for programmers which is available for iOS & Android

ToDotxt+ – iOS – Free

Todotxt+ is a powerful client for managing tasks using just Plain Text, based on the format. Using simple rules to describe tasks, prioritise, categorise and annotate tasks with ease! And because it’s plain text, it’s ultra-portable – any computer in the world can understand it, and you are never locked into any service!


Notion – iOS App – Free

Notion is a new editor that blends notes, tasks, wikis in one app.

Voitex – iOS App – 99c

Speech to text converter to boost your efficiency

WorkSolo – iOS App – Free

WorkSolo has launched an international version. Project management, invoicing, docs & more and it’s free.

Tyke – Mac App – Free

Tyke is a tiny app that lives in your Mac menu bar. Its your scratch piece of paper when you need to write something down.


Grammarly Keyboard – iOS App – Free

Grammarly’s Mobile Keyboard is the personal editor you can take with you wherever you go. With hundreds of checks and features and seamless integration, Grammarly helps you type with ease in any app. Whether you’re sending an urgent email, important LinkedIn message, or essential Facebook post, you can write from your phone with confidence.

Tetra – iOS App – Free

Tetra uses AI to take notes on phone calls, to help you focus, remember the details, and keep your team in sync.


Time 2 – iOS App – 99c

Say goodbye to that guilty feeling you get when you procrastinate! Meet Time 2: it will help you stop wasting time, stay focused, and get your work done.

Neil – Android App – Free

Neil is a chatbot, a virtual assistant whose only goal is to find interesting stories for you to read.



The Best HandPicked Goodies for Designers & Developers from 2017: Apps for Mobile Edition