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8 Super Cool Apps You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

You can never have too many apps, especially when the apps on your phone are super cool and keep you entertained. It’s even better when they perform a useful function. Now, you’ll discover eight of the coolest apps you probably haven’t heard of.

Rando App (4.4 out of 5 stars)

Cost: $2.99 on iOS and Android

The Rando app bills itself as photo roulette. No wonder! This app gives you a way to connect with people around the world in a most unusual way. Here’s how it works. You send a photo, GIF, or quote of your choice out and it’s delivered to someone randomly in another part of the world. You can categorize your message before you send it based on whether it’s funny, inspirational, or romantic. Then, in a few minutes, you get a random quote, GIF, or photo back from someone somewhere on the earth. If you’re a person who’s already up to your ears in social media, this app might not be for you. Still, it’s entertaining when you have some free time to burn!

Wakie App (4.6 out of 5 stars)

Cost: Free on iOS and Android

When you want to connect with a real person, not just on social media but in real time, the Wakie app has you covered. To talk to someone, simply press a button and share your thoughts and feelings. You can connect with someone who speaks your language or someone who speaks a different one. A great way to practice your foreign language skills or talk about your favorite subjects with people who share your interests!

8-Ball Pool App (4.7 out of 5 stars)

Cost: Free on iOS and Android

How would you like to polish your pool skills by playing with some of the best people around the world? Then, download 8-Ball Pool. With this app, you can play a challenging game of pool with a friend, a random person, and even participate in pool tournaments and win prizes. 8-Ball Pool app lets you play in 3-dimensions, similar to the way you play a physical game of pool. The only problem with this app is you might get so caught up shooting pool that you get less work done. But, time flies when you’re having fun!

Qello Concert App (4 out of 5 stars)

Cost: Available for iOS and Android. Uses a subscription model.

If you’re a music lover who doesn’t have time to go to a concert, this is the app for you. Once you download the Qello app, you can stream live concerts in all music genres through your phone. Then, you can quickly and easily create your own playlists or setlist. For example, you might build a setlist of hard rock songs from the 1980s. What makes the Qello app unique are the visuals. You can actually see your favorite musicians on stage in a live environment. Listen to your favorite oldies or listen in on some of the latest music concerts to hit the music scene. You choose!

Wolfram Alpha (4.4 out of 5 stars)

Cost: $2.99 on iOS and Android

Wolfram Alpha is like having a more intelligent and informed version of Siri around to get your questions answered. If you’ve ever been frustrated by the answer Siri spits back at you or the lack of an answer, you’ll appreciate Wolfram Alpha. This app uses a more sophisticated algorithm to search the web for an answer to your question rather than sending you back to Google search. The app will even give you suggestions for additional questions. Kids and adults alike will appreciate the concise information this app offers. It’s like having an encyclopedia in your pocket!

Stellarium Mobile Sky App (3.7 out of 5 stars)

Cost: iOS ($2.99) Android ($2.49)

No doubt about it, the sky is fascinating, and Stellarium Mobile Sky App gives you a digital planetarium viewable on your phone. When you view this app, a realistic rendition of the night sky will unfold, complete with stars and planets. Just tap on specific stars and planets to get more information about each. Not only is this app entertaining, but you’ll also gain greater knowledge about the world around you. Watch out! Use it too much and you could end up seeing stars.

Spotted by Locals App (3.9 out of 5 stars) Available for iOS and Android

Cost: Free to download on iOs and Android, but $3.99 to download a city guide.

If you’re a traveler, you’ve probably ended up in a tourist trap at least once. But, Spotted by Locals App will help you avoid overpriced joints by recommending authentic places that capture the true flavor of an area. Many of the destinations the app lists are suggestions made by locals who live in the area. Included are more than 70 cities, and the app is constantly being updated. Once you’ve visited an area, you can even add your own favorite spots!

RunPee App (3.0 out of 5 stars)

Cost: Free for iOS and Android

You drank too much soft drink while watching a movie. Now, you’re desperate to run to the bathroom! Problem is, you don’t want to miss the best parts. RunPee to the rescue. As the name implies, this handy app tells you when it’s best to make a beeline for the restroom, ensuring that you won’t miss the good stuff. It’ll even give you a synopsis on what you missed while you were gone! Never miss the best part of a movie again.


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