5 Best New Apps of 2020
There may never be another year like 2020. The world experienced a record-breaking number of hurricanes, destructive typhoons and disastrous earthquakes. That’s before we get into coups, protests and elections. Am I forgetting anything? This year also displayed the importance of apps in our lives. Different apps stood out when the going got tough. Grocery and food delivery, education, entertainment, group calling and social media apps deserve special mentions. Some new apps also deserve a look as they offered something new. Here are the 5 best new apps of 2020 that you must try.
5 Best New Apps of 2020
Now, there are numerous health and meal planning apps promoting a healthy lifestyle. But, they are often complex. Yuka is quite the opposite. It simply tells you whether something is Good or Bad. How does it do it? By scanning barcodes and analysing the ingredients. It provides four labels - excellent, good, mediocre and poor. It provides detailed information regarding each product if you want the details behind the devil. It considers nutritional value, additives, and the organic dimension of million plus products. Ah, and it’s now all just food as it also covers some 300,000 cosmetic products. Yuka is easily one of the best new apps of 2020.
There are plenty of photo editing apps that offer a wide range of tools, filters, effects and more. So, what’s all the fuss around Bazaart? Bazaart has been around on iOS for a while and its Android release saw 100,000 downloads within a couple of days. Bazaart is an artsy and professional photo editing app in one. Remove backgrounds and replace them with thousands of amazing backgrounds and stickers. Artistically cut photos using the eraser tool. The app fuels creativity, add smokey, glitter and polaroid effects among others. You can create numerous masterpieces such as merged animals, mirror images, self duplicates and more. Despite its wide range of tools, filters and effects, Bazaart is easy to use for newbies and professionals. It is one of the most exciting new apps of 2020.
Adobe Photoshop Camera
Wine and cheese. Mustard and mayo. Adobe and photos. Some matches made in heaven. But, what if it could get even better? Forget all the creative Adobe apps, Adobe just launched a Camera app. Adobe Photoshop Camera app is an AI-powered intelligent camera app. You can test various exciting filters and effects before even clicking a photo. Now, that is game-changing! There are specific filters for selfies, food and scenery shots. The auto-tone and portrait control are quick-fix tools that fuse life to your photos. Adobe Photoshop Camera is two apps in one. Most of the effects and filters are free. Some can be bought via in-app purchases.
HBO Max brings you the best of both worlds - HBO content and non-HBO content. It gives you access to all the HBO shows and movies. But, the real crowd-pullers are the originals and the exclusive movies, series and documentaries. This includes Friends reunion special, Love Life (comedy series), On The Record (documentary), Legendary (fashion competition), new Looney Tunes cartoons, Elmo’s late-night show and Craftopia (kids competition) and more. In a crowded space of on-demand streaming, HBO Max has carved its space with over 29 million subscribers. HBO Max is compatible with Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Samsung Smart TVs.
Many health apps have helped generate statistics and useful information regarding COVID-19. HowWeFeel is one such app. The UI is pretty simple and can easily be used by senior citizens as well. Simply download the app, fill in basic information like age, gender, postal code and present symptoms. After that, log in your symptoms every day. The app uses this information to find patterns and generate statistics. This information could prove priceless in our current battle as well as future ones. Users can also see how everyone in their neighbourhood is feeling. The app abides by HIPPA laws, hence, user data is collected anonymously. HowWeFeel isn’t just one of the best new apps of 2020, but, also the app that we all need in 2020.
Jim has a bachelor in Philosophy of Science from the University of Leeds. When he is not writing tech articles he enjoys photography 📷 and traveling 🚂.