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Top Android Apps of May 2015

Top Android Apps of May 2015

Whatsupgeek presents the top Android application of May. Out of many notable Android apps these are the few of the best ones. Amazingly Microsoft has filled up many of the positions. So let's go!

Microsoft Remote Desktop 

This app allows you to connect to a remote PC and work resources from anywhere.With it's healthy features it surely makes its way in the list.

Some other features are :

  •  Access to remote resources through your Remote Desktop Gateway.
  • Rich multi-touch experience with remote desktop protocol (RDP) and RemoteFX supporting Windows gestures.
  • Secure connection to your data and applications with breakthrough Network Layer Authentication (NLA) technology.
  • Simple management of all remote connections from the connection center.
  • High quality video and sound streaming with improved compression and bandwidth usage.
  • Support for Azure RemoteApp

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Layouts from Instagram

This app is especially for insta lovers, a feature that instagram desperately requires. It lets you collage your favorite pictures into the square size that the application actually requires. But its just not that. They are many more additional features like flipping images, mirror images, re-sizing that gives this app a tat bit of uniqueness. 

Here is the list of it's amazing features:

  •  Re-mix up to 9 of your photos at a time to create fun, personalized layouts and collages.
  • Use the Faces tab to quickly find photos with people in them.
  • Capture the moment in Photo Booth mode with quick, spontaneous shots.
  • Save your layouts to your gallery and share them seamlessly to Instagram or other networks.
  • Easily see the last 30 photos you've selected in the Recents tab.
  • Pair your layouts and collages with Instagram's filters and creative tools afterwards to make them stand out even more.
  • Download and start creating a layout or collage immediately. No signup or account required—and no clutter breaking up your flow.

Microsoft Hyperlapse

The mobile versions of Microsoft Hyperlapse for Android and Windows Phone will create basic time-lapse videos, Microsoft’s Hyperlapse Pro app for Windows is the powerful addition. There are two choices for processing existing videos a standard setting optimized for faster processing and less camera motion, and an advanced mode optimized for footage from cameras like a GoPro with better smoothing results. The app is simple, and you can control the speed and resolution results easily. Processing speed will largely depend on how fast your PC is, but on the mobile side it usually takes a few seconds if you’re capturing within the app. Overall, it’s a good addition if you’re an outdoor enthusiast and want to capture a smooth time-lapse video from any camera.

Microsoft Hyperlapse is a cool app that allows you to turn your video into something better with its beautiful slow or fast motion. You can time lapse those experiences, distilling them into easily consumable, enjoyable experiences.

Google Handwriting Input

Google Handwriting Input app also works with printed and cursive writing input, even without a stylus. The app by default uses Google's light teal colour scheme, which users can also change to dark theme. Option to choose from local or cloud-based handwriting recognition is also included.

It's features are:

  • A useful complement to touchscreen typing or voice input.
  • A fun way to enter emoji's by drawing.
  • Useful for languages that can be challenging to type on a standard keyboard.
  • Works across your Android phones and tablets running Android 4.0.3 and up.
  • If you claim your handwriting is terrible, try it out and see if it can convince you otherwise.

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Office Lens

Another good Microsoft app hits the market this May. Office lens is just what one needs when a picture of a document or notice board but the angle is just not right. This app corrects the angle and thereby making the text clear to read. 

Here are few of it's amazing features:

  • With Whiteboard mode, Office Lens trims and cleans up glare and shadows.
  • With Document mode, Office Lens trims and colors images perfectly.
  • The scanned picture can be saved to your choice of OneNote, OneDrive, or locally on the device.
  • Choose to convert images to Word (.docx), PowerPoint (.pptx), or PDF (.pdf) files that are automatically saved to OneDrive.

Snap me up

If you have a hard time getting up in the morning, a new Android app called Snap Me Up might be just the solution for you.

Snap me up is a perfect combination of selfie and an alarm clock. This app allows you to only dismiss the alarm when a selfie is clicked. Sounds pretty amazing, doesn't it? The alarm dismisses just when it recognizes a smiling face. 

Rather than using a button or a shake to wake you up in the morning, Snap Me Up makes you take a photo of yourself before your alarm is dismissed. Each snap from your morning awakening will be saved into an album titled ‘My Sleepy Snaps,’ where you can browse through your selfies at your own discretion.

Edjing pro

This new Sound System enables accurate music frequency analysis, even more concise beat matching and new sound effects directly coming from professional DJ hardwares. Designed by and for professional Deejays, the look and feel, as well as the ergonomic of this new digital djing solution were especially thought of to make this mixing interface the most intuitive possible. To top it off, access more than 50 million tracks thanks to a direct access to streaming sources like Deezer and SoundCloud!

Some other features are :

  • Direct access to all djing features on the same screen.
  • Large audio spectrum for optimum beat localizations, making it easier to adjust your songs settings and bpm matching.
  • Songs bpm are directly visible on the mixing interface.
  • Direct access to your music library in a single click, with all your songs, titles, albums and playlists.
  • Colored identification of sound effects in use within the audio spectrum to find your way around in a single look.
  • An interchangeable interface with vinyl turntables for turntablists souls.
  • Bpm detection and direct visualization.
  • Ultra-concise scratch.
  • Pre-Cueing, 4 editable Hot Cue, Loop, Tempo.
  • 3-band Equalizer and filters available on each channel.
  • Automix mode.
  • Color effects to give more depth to your mix such as Super Filtrer, the Reverb, the Delay or the Echo Out


Periscope lets you broadcast live video to the world. Going live will instantly notify your followers, who can join, comment and send you hearts in real time. The more hearts you get, the higher they flutter on the screen.

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some Other features are:

  • REPLAY: When your broadcast is over, you can make it available for replay so viewers can watch later. Viewers can replay your broadcast with comments and hearts to relive the full experience. Replays currently last 24 hours. You can delete your replay at any time.
  • PRIVATE: If you want to broadcast to specific people, press the lock icon before going live and choose who you want to invite to your broadcast. 
  • TWITTER: You can choose to share your Periscope broadcasts on Twitter by tapping the bird icon before you start broadcasting. When you go live, you’ll tweet a link so that your Twitter followers can watch on the web (or in the app).
  • MANAGE NOTIFICATIONS: Periscope will suggest people for you to follow based on your Twitter network. You can always follow new people, or unfollow them if you don’t want to be notified when they go live. You can also adjust notification preferences in Periscope Settings (in Profile).
  • HEARTS: Periscope keeps track of how many hearts you get from your viewers. The more hearts, the higher you get in the “Most Loved” list.

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