Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Storyo, Drawissimo, and More

I’ve been disconnected for only a few hours and was searching for a place with wireless coverage so I could connect to the Internet to check email and Game Center — I think that’s a strong sign of iAddiction. But you know, I can live with that. So, without further ado, here are my five reasons for using that device that is probably in your hand right now and checking out the App Store.


Having zero emails in your inbox feels good. But how about sending encrypted emails using any email provider? That’s where Inky — secure emails — comes into the picture. To send and receive encrypted emails you only need to install the app, create an account, enter your email address and password and let Inky do the rest. Download Inky for free from the App Store.


Disney Emoji Blitz

If you are looking for a match-3 game that will challenge your skills in an effort to collect Disney and Pixar emoji characters and items form Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Cinderella, Zootopia, The Muppets, Disney|Pixar’s Toy Story and others, just download the Disney Emoji Blitz game and have fun! It’s available for free on the App Store.


Drawissimo Kids

I think your kids will love it — I know mine do. Drawissimo is a simple app that provides step-by-step tutorials using the camera lens to teach drawing techniques much faster and more efficiently than traditional drawing tutorials. Just download Drawissimo to your iPhone or iPad, You set up your tablet on a cup or other mount, and it uses the camera to help you “trace” the image. It even goes step by step to show you how to draw animals, anime, manga, cars, dragons, flowers, dinosaurs, and much more. It’s time for you to learn some good drawing techniques! Download Drawissimo for free from the App Store.


Switchy Sides

There are some great apps on the App Store that will help you test your skills. Switchy Sides makes testing your reflexes, avoidance and accuracy addictive as it peppers the whole process with challenges. The best thing of all is that it’s fun to use! Download Switchy Sides from the App Store for free.



We all love taking pictures, but the majority of them ends up using storage space in the cloud or a hard drive. How about turning them into a visual storybook, complete with chapters? That’s what Storyo aims to do. It uses the metadata stored within your photos and a bit of artificial intelligence to create a story you should share with your friends. Using its patented algorithm, it picks the best pictures to use, establishes a timeline and fetches the web for elements that help tell the stories in unique videos. Download Storyo from the App Store for free!


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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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