Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Weekend: Lego Ninjago, Magra, and More

It’s the weekend again and, after checking the weather forecast, it looks as though we’re going to spend more time at home than originally planned. This means more time for the self, which can be used in various ways, such as reaching inbox zero, calling some friends, or playing games. So, without further ado, here is my recipe for the weekend.

Lego Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin

Following the release on Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita, Warner Bros has finally released Lego Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin on iOS, as well. The players will face a new threat, who goes by the name of Ronin, and will need to drive, fly, and stomp through iconic locations from the Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu,” TV series. Lego Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin is available for $4.99 from the App Store.



After gaining access to Twitter contacts, Unmute enables users to participate in live and interactive voice calls. When the call is on, other users can tune in, share photos and comments, and even join the call, if unmuted by the host. The calls are a maximum of 18 minutes long, and you can replay them at any time. Unmute is available as a free download from the App Store.


This app has the potential to become one of my favorite apps for cleaning out my inbox. I know it was me who signed up for the majority of the newsletters, but they can become annoying sometimes. automates the unsubscribe process and creates a round-up of the subscriptions I want into a daily digest, so I will get all of them once a day at a time I choose to receive them. is available as a free download from the App Store.


Swipe Dial

Although you have options to mark some of your contacts as favorites, which enables a way to quickly get in touch with them, Swipe Dial promises a faster way to make a phone call through the Speed Dial widget for iOS. After downloading the free app, you’ll need to add the widget to the notification center to make it work, though. A quick note: While the app is free, you’ll need to spend some money to benefit from this app. Download Swipe Dial from the App Store.

swipe dial


Magra is a very complex app with a well-defined goal: to help you lose weight or, if you have your desired shape, to keep you in shape. It integrates a calories counter, exercise tracker, hydration tracker, weight tracker, custom meal plans, and with the social media platform it comes with you will get motivating pics and comments from the community. So, did you reach your steps goal for today? If not, let’s get movin’! Download Magra for free from the App Store.


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Freelance tech journalist István Fekete covers the latest technology news and trends, such as mobile payments, Apple news and app reviews for multiple publications.
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