Your mobile phone is more versatile than a Russian gymnast with a muscle spasm.
It’s a clock, a computer, a web browser, a compass, a GPS, a filing system, a voice recorder, a camera. Oh, and a phone. And a very sexy paperweight if you happen to have dropped it on the tiles.
This is mostly because smartphones use apps (short for applications and I’m not even sure if I need to explain that anymore) to perform awesome tasks. But for every app that changes your way of life, there’s another app that is basically a light sabre that can also make fart noises.
Not cool. There are actually more than 100,000 mobile phone apps out there but only some of them are genuine-100-per-cent-joy-ticklers. There’s a term you’ll want to forget quickly. So here’s the best way, check out our pick of the apps that will change your life:
Spotify launched in Australia today, people. And despite a few slow starts with getting the app to show up, it's well worth your time as a music lover. You can stream music anytime, anywhere - with offline playlists - and search by songs, artists or just genres if you want to discover something new. Subscribe to your friend's playlists and more. This has been a huge hit overseas but hasn't been available in Australia until now. Woohoo!