Our weekly app picks
It’s Appday Sunday and that means we’re back with more of our favorites to share. Every week we bring a handful of great apps to the table and share them with everyone. Sometimes they are new apps, sometimes old standards, but every time they are apps we love to use.
Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we can give them a try. We all find some of our favorites right in the comments on these posts!
1. Russell Holly — Steam
I usually spread my gaming across just about everything, but with Fallout 4 and a recent urge to play through Bioshock: Infinite sucking up most of that time I’ve been on the PC. It also means I’ve been spending a whole lot of time logged in to Steam, which lead me to grab the app so I can keep an eye on what my friends are doing and decide if I need to wander back to the PC for something.
I don’t think I’ll ever use it for shopping or anything, but having Steam in my pocket is a nice way to keep up with friends that don’t play elsewhere.
Download: Steam (Free)
2. BBC Weather
I’ve gone back and forth on weather apps, particularly as most phones now have them preloaded. But BBC Weather is still my main choice. As well as a breakdown of the upcoming week’s weather, either by day or by hour (for the next 48 hours), the BBC’s weather app lets you pin cities of your choice to a slide-out menu for easy access. There’s also a bunch of extra info provided for the meteorologically inclined, including pressure, wind speeds, visibility, humidity and pollen counts during the summer.
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