Excited crowd flocked at The Great India Palace mall to buy newly launched Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, on October 17, 2014 in Noida, India.
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October 21, 2014 11:33 AM EDT

It seems like hundreds of new smartphone apps pop up every day, but which ones should you bother trying? Here, TIME offers a look at five apps for iPhone, iPad and Android that stand out and are worth a shot.


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