Are you looking to make your smartphone or tablet more useful? Each week, we collect the latest productivity apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone; all of which are 100 per cent free! Here are this week's highlights.
This is a hand-picked list of free apps we've noticed this week while assembling our regular App Deals roundup of new and discounted apps. We haven't reviewed them and we don't endorse them. As with the main App Deals column, apps can stop being free at a moment's notice if they're discounted, so grab them quickly if you're interested.
BabyBump Pregnancy Pro From the publisher's description: "BabyBump is a comprehensive pregnancy app that keeps soon-to-be parents informed about their pregnancy progress and enables tracking and sharing the experience with family and friends."
The Cleaner From the publisher's description: "The Cleaner lets you boost your Android’s speed, clean out junk, free up storage and uninstall malicious apps to optimize your device, increase your security and make you the clean master of your mobile domain."
Learn Dentistry From the publisher's description: "This app provides a quick summary of Dentistry via easy to grasp snack sized chapters, including: Introduction to Dentistry, Teeth Anatomy, Types of Teeth, Tooth Structure and Directions, Tooth Development and Wisdom Teeth, Tooth Diseases (Gum), Tooth Diseases (Cavities), Dental Disease Prevention, Dental Extraction and Implants."
KanbanFor1 From the publisher's description: "This personal Kanban board provides you with an elegantly simple way to interact with your task list. In one quick glance you can see what you have to do today, what you should work on next, what you are working on right now and what you have achieved."
Meerkat-Unofficial watcher app From the publisher's description: "This is an unofficial Meerkat client for Android. Use this to watch streams from mrk.tv links on Twitter. Made with love by a few engineers at Meerkat."
Pink Pad From the publisher's description: "Pink Pad is a health and lifestyle tracker with integrated community to connect women around the world. Designed with a calendar-style UI, Pink Pad is simple and extremely intuitive to navigate. Pink Pad helps track health related issues such as weight, menstrual cycle, emotional/physical well-being while connecting to a global community of women for support and information exchange."
Night Vision Spy Camera From the publisher's description: "This application lets you see in the dark and maximizes your device's camera. Automatic adjustment of image to improve visibility in low light environments. Take photos even in low light environments."
PrinterShare Mobile Print From the publisher's description: "Print documents (DOC, DOCX, XLS, XSLX, PPT, PPTX, PDF, TXT) from your smartphone's SD card and from Google Docs. Also print email from Gmail, photos from the SD card, contacts, agendas, SMS or MMS, call logs, and even web pages directly from your device to a printer right next to you or anywhere in the world."
SkySafari 4 From the publisher's description: "SkySafari 4 is the next-generation award-winning astronomy app re-imagined for iOS 7!"
Sydney Travel Guide From the publisher's description: "Stop carrying heavy city tour guides in your pocket. With eTips Travel Guides you have a full city guide in your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. This tourist guide is built to be used offline. No connection to Internet required, meaning no extra charges in your phone bill!"
Calculator Pro Elite From the publisher's description: "Calculator Pro Elite features a dual-line display that updates live as you type, so you can keep track of both the input and result at the same time. Swipe right on the keypad for scientific functions, swipe down for a history tape. This version has no ads."
Loggr - Graph Your Life From the publisher's description: "Everyday is an improvement on the last. Exercise more, eat more vegetables, read more books. But how can you keep track of your progress and ensure you are making those improvements? Loggr is the solution!"
Periscope From the publisher's description: "Periscope lets you broadcast live video to the world. Going live will instantly notify your followers who can join, comment and send you hearts in real time. The more hearts you get, the higher they flutter on the screen."
NYC Metro From the publisher's description: "NYC Metro helps you navigate New York City’s subway and bus systems by keeping you up to date with the latest service alerts, guiding you to stations nearby, and letting you know when your next train or bus is arriving."
European Southern Observatory From the publisher's description: "General info about European Southern Observatory: Mosaic view, 60 of the best ESO images including high resolution versions. Each image has a link to ESO web pages for more details about the object."
Gardener Pro From the publisher's description: "Flowers and plants always win hearts. Gardening isn't just a hobby it also provides pleasure to an individual. Gardener Pro provides you with all tips and tricks for your gardening skills to furnish plants for a healthy life."
Live Lock Themes From the publisher's description: "The one and only lock screen wallpaper editor application! Live Lock Themes application provides hundreds of awesome lock screen wallpapers optimized for the MS Live Lock Screen BETA app."
Golden Bricks From the publisher's description: "New unofficial schemes and building instructions for LEGO bricks. Use your old LEGO sets to build new models! Golden Bricks introduces the following categories of models: aircrafts, animals, ships, buildings, cars, Star Wars, Minecraft."
BRIEFR Messaging From the publisher's description: "BRIEFR is an advanced messaging app based on a patented design. Just swipe your photos to your friends. No need to jump between screens anymore. Try it out and see how easy sending."