Six mobile applications that every smartphone owner need 2021

Six mobile applications that every smartphone owner need 2021

What is a mobile application?

Basically, a mobile application refers to software designed or programmed to exploit on a mobile device such as phone, tablets, smartwatch, smart TV or any device with the ability to use an operating system. Mobile application mostly keeps track of user data such as location, phone numbers and email.

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What is a mobile application?

Mobile applications computerised written or coded software meant to operate on mobile devices. Such Mobile device could be a tablet, phone or a smartwatch.

Now that you understand what mobile applications are, I would like to present to you five mobile applications that every smartphone user need. Kindly note that every experience shared in this post is purely based on my personal user experience of these apps.

Grammarly Keyboard

Grammarly is a free online proofreading tool. The app supports both android and iOS. It processes written piece, picks out grammatical errors, plagiarism detection and checking sentences for wrong spelling.

The app automatically detects and correct punctuations. It also improves the general readability of a sentence. Grammarly has 20 million users worldwide. Grammarly was first released in 2009 and has its headquarters in San Francisco.


This is android only mobile application used for streaming and downloading video from any site. It can as well be used for downloading MP3. It is compatible with YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and any other video listed platform.

One astonishing thing about this app is its ability to provide a feed from your WhatsApp contacts and gives you the option to download either videos or pictures directly from their status. The downside of the app is it exclusively works on Android devices.


Wordweb is a mobile application dictionary that works on iOS, Android and windows. It is a thesaurus kind of dictionary, which implies it contains a classified list of synonyms.

The app allows you to bookmark your favourite words at one place and it also offers random common words. Wordweb, based in Brighton, United Kingdom and its run by a developer called Antony Lewis. There two versions of the app paid and free version.


Flickr is an online picture hosting service. The company, established in the year 2004, Smugmug’s owned Flickr has over 100million registered members, hosting over 10 billion images and videos. Most images on Flickr can be accessed without having to register an account, but if you desire to host your images then you have to be a registered member. Flickr can be accessed on both Android and iOS.

WebMD: Check Symptoms, Find Doctors, Rx Savings

The name gives a well-defined understanding of what this mobile application  does. This app makes accessible information regarding human health and general wellbeing. In the short term, it is a health care app, the app offer composition of drugs, it’s side effects and how it can be dispensed.

This app educates about conditions and drugs, research, treatment and diagnosis. It outlines symptoms of sicknesses confronting human and how it should be cared for. WebMD was founded in 1998 by an internet entrepreneur called Jeff Arnold.


Signal mobile application is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service developed by the Signal Foundation and Signal Messenger. It uses the Internet to send one-to-one and group messages, which can include files, voice notes, images and videos.

It can also be used to make one-to-one and group voice and video calls, and the Android version can optionally function as an SMS app. With the recent updated WhatsApp privacy policy, Signal has already become the number one app on App Store in India and has seen over 10 million downloads on PlayStore.

The app saw a surge in downloads after WhatsApp’s infamous terms of service started showing up on people’s notifications.

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