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5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring help in keeping your camera roll clean, a security camera and a way to hail Hypnotoad.

EACH WEEK, WE highlight five apps that are worth downloading for your smartphone and tablet. There are a lot of apps released on a daily basis, but not all of them are worth paying attention to.

This week features help in keeping your camera roll clean, a security camera and a way to hail Hypnotoad.

Gallery Doctor

For: iOS

Price: Free

- We all take a lot of photos. Sometimes too many. Gallery Doctor automatically identifies bad and unwanted photos.

- This will come in handy for anyone who has an issue keeping their device memory clear.

- You can review the photos that the app suggests you delete, in case one of those blurry ones is an arty shot or a treasured memory.


Futurama: Game of Drones

For: Android

Cost: Free (In-app purchases)

- Futurama is great. Just great. In this game, you get to go to your certain death on the fun planet Ecstasia 9.

- You can explore a full 3D universe in the Planet Express ship.

- There are a number of minigames and adventures, plus chance encounters with the likes of Zapp Brannigan.

- Shut up and take my money!


Security Robot

For: iOS

Cost: Free

- You know the drill, you want to leave your hotel room but are worried someone will steal your bag.

- Or you’re afraid someone is robbing from your desk or you just want some good old-fashioned home security.

- Security Robot allows you turn an iPhone or iPad into a security camera.

- Records 679 hours without any intervention (provided your battery is working, of course).



For: Android

Cost: €3.39

- An old-school dungeon-crawling RPG

- Based on a classic PC game, it contains puzzles, fighting and dragons. Obviously.

- Point and click games just work on touchscreens, don’t they?

Source: zojoi/YouTube

UEFA 2016

For: Android, iOS

Cost: Free

- Ireland are in the Euros, so this is handy.

- From Uefa, it gives all the details you need ahead of next summer.

- Some nice features on competing teams.

- Did we mention Ireland are in the Euros?

Ireland Bosnia Euro Soccer Source: Peter Morrison

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