Don’t we Singaporeans just love sales? Right now — and just for the next few days — there’s a huge sale of 365 Android apps on Amazon, and everyone’s invited to the party. Admittedly, most of them are obscure or bootleg spinoffs such as Flappy Egg, but we’ve dug through the list to bring you 15 of the most interesting ones. We’ve even categorised them according to Creativity, Entertainment, Games, Health & Fitness, and Tools for your reference — you can thank us later.
1. Story Plot Generator by ARC APPS
As any writer knows, it’s seriously hard to stay creative on a daily basis. For those days when you shake your brain but nothing comes out, this plot generator can help. It has a million possible combinations of good story elements: situation, detail, conflict, and objective.
2. Sticker Maker by WallofGame
Yup, you get to make emoticons! You can put together different combinations of faces, eyes and mouths, and draw on your very own sticker. Once you’re done, the emoticons can be used on messaging apps like Whatsapp and LINE.
1. Movie Time Pro — Kindle Tablet Edition by Best Choice Apps
This app streams not just movies but also TV shows and cartoons, so it’s a great place to (legally) get all kinds of entertainment.
2. Free Movies Now Pro by Drazon Apps
Similarly, there’re more than movies in this library — there’re also decades of old-but-gold TV shows, cartoons, comics, and audio books.
3. Free Cartoons Now Pro by Drazon Apps
If you’re starting to feel really nostalgic (what with all the SG50 action going on in Singapore right now), this app has all your favourite childhood cartoons: Bugs Bunny, Popeye, and Superman, to name a few.
1. Pocket Zombies by Morning Sun Games
Calling all Plants vs. Zombies lovers: this is a zombie defense game with different zombies on each level.
2. Call of Dead: Duty Trigger 14 by T-Bull Sp. z o.o.
Call of Dead (yes, it sounds like Call of Duty) is a first-person shooting game featuring alien invasions, zombie arachnids, and ruined cities.
3. FlipPix Art – Simple Pleasures by Gabysoft
Based on ancient Japanese logic puzzles, this popular puzzle game demands the use of high-level strategic thinking to reveal hidden pictures.
4. Cities & Countries Jigsaw Puzzles Free by PuzzleBoss
There’re a range of difficulty levels — from 12 to 465 pieces — in this scenic puzzle game by PuzzleBoss, so whether you’re a newbie or expert, you can probably find something to suit you.
5. Solitaire 5 in 1 by 1C Wireless LLC
For that price, you get five solitaire games in one — Klondike, Spider, Freecell, Pyramid and TriPeaks — along with relaxing (some reviews say annoying) background music.
Health & Fitness
1. Just 6 Weeks by Alexander Lomakin
This comprehensive fitness app promises to give you a “beautiful muscle profile in only six weeks”. Forget personal trainers; Just 6 Weeks comprises a customized workout schedule with reminders, ‘rest’ timers, and detailed statistics of your exercises.
2. Meal Reminder — Weight Loss by Perry
Based on the five-meals-a-day weight loss concept, this app allows you to customize meal times and set up alarms, so even if you’re forgetful, you can be kept on track with your diet plan.
1. Notepad+ by Apalon
Like a traditional notepad, you can use this app to take notes, sketch in colour, or keep a journal — but with an unlimited number of notebooks and pages.
2. Quiz Knowledge by html5-clouds.com
This app is for those times you feel like you’re not exercising your brain enough. Go ahead and start testing it with questions ranging from European history to movies.
3. Resume Builder Pro for Kindle Fire by Android Improvement
Everyone has to face the horror of the job search sooner or later — sooner if you’re the job-hopping type. This app helps you to put your best foot forward in your résumé by structuring your personal data in a résumé format.
There’re still way more great apps that we haven’t covered, so if you love bargain-hunting, the full list of special discounts is here.