By Madison Matous
Goodreads – Free (Apple, Android, E-Readers)
A must for all book lovers, Goodreads is the social media app that lets you check out what your friends are reading and keep track of what titles you want to read next. Features include a list for books you have read and for books you want to read, easy-to-search books with detailed descriptions and reviews, and an explore tab in case your looking for something new.
Duolingo – Free (Apple, Android, Windows Phone)
Pick from more than 10 languages to learn in this interactive learning platform. Similar to the approach of programs like Rosetta Stone, Duolingo is a fun and easy to use app that let’s you learn languages wherever you go.
Featuring bite-size lessons where you earn points, races against the clock, and level-ups make you feel more like you are playing a game than learning a new language.
Aviary Photo Editor – Free (Apple, Google Play)
Selfie lovers rejoice! With more than 20 tools in the app, making all of your photos Facebook or Instagram-worthy just got much simpler. Find the perfect filter and eliminate blemishes in a flash (photo pun?), giving your photos a more professional look. New York Times, TIME Magazine and USA Today all give glowing seals of approval for this top-notch app.