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Every other startup out there is trying to become the new big thing in email, but what we get more often than not is a bunch of half-baked tweaks that sound nice on paper but don't really do all that much to change the experience. Ping, however, actually is probably unlike any other email client you've used before.

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While this generally goes unsaid, the internet has become a huge crutch — but more than that, we're pretty much blind without it. What do you do when you need to convert meters to feet? Hit a few buttons on your keyboard and bam, Google tells you all you need to know. But the thing is, you're not really gaining anything from having a contextless answer spit at your eyeballs. The Converted can help where Google fails.

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Everyone's busy. Now, whether it's for legitimate reasons or own anxious need to feel like we're busy at all times is a different story. Regardless, anything we can do to save time is going to free up precious minute we (think) we so desperately need. Speed-reading app ReadQuick is here to do just that.

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Look at the text message conversation between any two people in the 12 to late 20s age range and there's a pretty decent chance you'll get a deluge of brightly coloured cartoon icons that, just a few years ago, would have seemed entirely nonsensical. Now they can tell entire tales. Yes, Emojis have taken over, and rather than fight it, Emojify offers you just one more way to incorporate the language replacement into your life — gilding your very own photos in emoji gold.

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While most educational apps are generally intended for children, let's be honest — anyone not in the field probably remembers next to nothing about how the human body works other than the fact that, you know, it does. Fortunately, The Human Body by Tinybop is just as fascinating for adults as it is for children, letting you explore every excreting, beating, and oozing crevice of human biology, all at your own pace.

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If you're like most people, your work email account is an absolute disaster — most likely some unholy combination of short messages with friends, formal interactions with coworkers and higher ups, client emails and various other outside communications. Slack wants to remove all the office conversation and collaboration into its own, easily searchable world. So while not quite an "email revolution", Slack does want to make you office chatter that much easier.

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With the number of newsreaders littering the mobile sphere, it's almsot surprising that there aren't more niche-specific versions popping up amidst their more general brethren. But that's exactly what The Scientist is — a no-nonsense, crowdsourced newsreader to keep you up-to-date on the latest and greatest in the scientific world.

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No one save receipts anymore. We buy nearly everything either online or with a credit card, so since we basically have an electronic record of most of our purchases, it's become too easy to toss any potential paper trail. But some of our payments are still made in cash, and if you really want to track your budget, you need to track it all. Receiptmate makes it easy.

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Cloud storage services are a dime a dozen these days, and just the thought of sifting through the mass to find the one that works best for you can be overwhelming. But when it comes to not just mobile-specific but also photo-specific storage, your options are pretty much cut entirely.