Are you looking to make your smartphone 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."
Alibi From the publisher's description: "When activated, Alibi will constantly collect the last hour of audio, video and location data from your Android device and temporarily store it to the phone's cache. It is optimized not to deplete your battery, and runs discreetly in the background."
Magnifier 30x Zoom From the publisher's description: "The Digital Magnifier 30x Zoom application comes with handy zoom scroller that is simple and easy to use. It's an advanced screen magnification program that enlarges and enhances everything on the phone screen, making your device easier to see and use."
The Quiet Place From the publisher's description: "Have you ever noticed how many things require your attention? Use the Quiet Place app to better understand how the stressful modern world is taking over your life and how it can be improved."
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."
IP Camera Viewer ELRO From the publisher's description: "With this app you can remotely view and control your ELRO cameras from your Android phones, tablets or Google TV from wherever you are! Use it for all of your home security and home automation needs. It's the ideal solution for home and small business surveillance!"
Learn Adobe Creative Cloud with Terry White From the publisher's description: "This application contains video tutorials on the Adobe Creative Cloud by Terry White and other industry experts and trainers. Most of the tutorials are 5-10 minutes and they are designed to show you how to do a particular task in one or more of your Adobe Creative Cloud applications."
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!"
Easy Annotate From the publisher's description: "Read, annotate, and compare two pdf documents simultaneously. You can even link pdfs to create references! Studying with multiple documents has never been easier."
The Meeting App From the publisher's description: "No more pointless meetings, because the Meeting App is designed for action, making it easy for you to go from note-taking to decision-making, followed by action."
EasyCost From the publisher's description: "EasyCost - tracking your cost is very easy. Simple to use, but very powerful. Beautifully designed, nothing more and nothing less."
Password Clues From the publisher's description: "Ever tried to remember which one from your list of passwords is the one for a particular account! If yes, then Password Clues is the perfect solution for your problem."
Servings and Weight Tracker From the publisher's description: "This app allows your to track how many servings of oils, sugar, dairy, meat, grain, vegetables, and fruit and see how it affects your daily weight."
Discover Place From the publisher's description: "Discover Place application provides search for nearby places which are totally unknown to you. Very helpful to you when you travel lots."
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."
Just Wake Alarm Clock From the publisher's description: "Ultimate music alarm clock for your Windows Phone. (Swipe UP for sleep music. Swipe LEFT for alarms. Swipe RIGHT for themes.)"
Melodia From the publisher's description: "With Windows Phone 8.1 you can finally set a ringtone as a notification sound for each app. This app will let you choose between 'official' app alert sounds and more!"