App Review | The Daily Star
  • The Instagram for writers

    Have you always wanted to become an Instagram specialist but failed at it because you are more of a writer than a photographer? This app was made for you.

  • Making vintage memories

    Are you tired of the same old filters and Prisma effects you use to beautify your photos? Do you have a certain kind of love for poorly taken and blurry photos, which you don't have the heart to delete? Here's an app to help you with all your hipster issues.

  • Nothing Special about this Shooter

    Ready Steady Bang is a Western themed point and click shooting game. You stare your enemy down from one end of your screen as the timer counts down from five.

  • When everything is black and white

    VOI is a minimalistic puzzle game that will drive you insane. There are 88 levels and on each, you are given a seemingly simple shape to recreate using other shapes.

  • The perfect app for future singers

    Do you like listening to your own voice? Have you been trying to turn your phone into the condenser microphone you can't afford?

  • For stories that are worth reading later

    Have you ever come across a gigantic article that you would've loved to come back to later? Want to read something online but can't due to the sub-par Wi-Fi connection at your grandma's place? Pocket is there to help you with all these problems.

  • The Void

    The Void

  • 2d Badminton To Get You Through Boredom

    I remember downloading Badminton League last winter because I was bored and too lazy to go out and play some real badminton. As unhealthy as my reasoning may be, the choice was a good one because this is the middle of summer and I still play it when I'm bored.

  • Track your menstrual cycle

    Eve is a tracking app that allows you to keep records of your due dates every month. The app helps you understand your menstrual cycle, giving you an idea on the different phases your body goes through each month. This can especially come in handy when you forget your due dates or need to know if the tides have arrived on

  • Merriam Webster

    Finding a dictionary app with most of the features you need is difficult. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, however, is an app that solves every avid bookworm's problems about finding a good dictionary app.

  • Find the words

    Are you tired of playing boring games on your phone to avoid socialising with your annoying younger cousins who want to play with you during Eid parties at a relative's house? Well here's yet another one for you.

  • Socratic

    Socratic is a free-to-use app which can answer your questions at the click of a button.

  • The only football app you'll ever need

    With the World Cup right around the corner, Sofa Score is a must have for staying up to date with all the games. You can set matches as favorites so the app can notify you about matches from beforehand.

  • Song Writing Made Easy

    A chord is one of the first things any beginner has to learn and this is a good tool for understanding how songs are written. Irrespective of your experience with song writing, Chords Progression Reference is sure to pique your curiosity.

  • Beauty at your fingertips

    Do you know what beauty is? Have you ever wanted to experience all the beauty that the real world and our imagination have to offer?

  • Dude, did you record that?

    If you're like me and you run a Xiaomi or any of the new age Chinese smart phones, then you know that the built-in voice recording tool isn't very good. This is because all of these phones have noise cancellation enabled, doesn't allow for microphone calibration, and the sample rate is set to 16 kHz. All of this means that the output you get from these default recorders is criminally bad. This is where apps like “Smart Recorder – High quality voice recorder” make a significant difference.

  • Play away the puzzles

    If you are someone who loves wasting countless hours figuring out solutions to challenging puzzles, “Brain It On!” should be on your to-play list. Orbital Nine Games brings a super minimalistic game that combines the laws of basic physics with a really simple game design yet manages to provide with countless hours of fun.

  • The Ultimate Lyrics Dispensary

    Having a hard time listening to what the vocalist is saying? Are thoughts of those pesky lyrics keeping you up at night? Then you do yourself a disservice by not downloading the “Genius” app.

  • Packing Made Easy

    Packpoint is a simple application which helps you pack for your travels hassle-free. The UI is simple and barebones enough for anyone to pick up on easily. After inputting your location of visit and the duration

  • Counting stars on your phone

    If you've ever wanted to view stars, constellations, and planets of the night sky without ever having to go outside then look no further than Star Chart. It's a location (GPS) based application which helps to view all that is available in space. So from whichever viewing angle you see your phone from, the application will automatically show the stars or planets in that direction.


    Are you tired of using the same Instagram filters? Do you want your selfies to stand out? Do you want to look cooler than you are in real life? Then this is the app for you.

  • Be your own band

    Have a knack for vocal harmonies, but don't have the technical prowess to put together and edit a cappella videos? Or perhaps you know how to play multiple instruments and want to show off your musical talent on social media? If it's either of the aforementioned situations, you're going to love the Acapella Maker.

  • Don't let your phone distract you

    If you are the kind of person who is usually caught fiddling with a smart phone like you have nothing else to do in this world, then this is the game for you. It does absolutely nothing.

  • Streamlined Note-taking

    Managing physical notes is tough at times as there are many chances of losing them or not being able to access them immediately when necessary. If you're someone who finds it difficult to keep track of notes, then Evernote is for you.

  • A Monochromatic Puzzle Game

    Good puzzle games are an absolute blessing and “yellow” is an app which delivers such a blessing quite beautifully.

  • Are you curious?

    If you are someone who is curious to know about all the random things going on around you, Curiosity is just the app for you. Do you want to know which photos won the science photography competition in 2018? Or perhaps, you want to read up on how origami is revolutionising the world of electronics. Curiosity has you covered.

  • Knowing what you are feeling

    Are you confused about your life? Do you want to know why you can't make more informed decisions like whether you should wear red pants with a red t-shirt? Are you struggling with your job or your love-life? Then this app is perfect for you, sort of.

  • One password to remember them all

    Today's rising security threats has all of us setting up different passwords for our various social media accounts, and it can be quite a hassle to remember so many passwords.

  • Learn languages

    Are you enthusiastic about learning new languages? Are you, perhaps, a film connoisseur who likes watching foreign lingual movies? Or


    Tired of seeing your guitarist friends show off their guitar tuning apps? Are you new at this musical instrument business and don't know how to tune your four-string hipster magnet?