We all play Temple Run, Candy Crush, and Angry Birds. Most of us listen to music on Pandora or iHeardRadio and watch videos on Youtube and Netflix. Everybody has an Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter account and we all have downloaded Skype to video chat with our friends and family. Although these are among the most downloaded apps for Android and iPhones, did you know that there are over 700,000 apps available to smartphone users?

With so many apps on the market, there are bound to be some hidden gems. We have identified 6 apps that we think are pretty awesome that you might not have heard of. If any of these sound cool to you, go ahead and download them and let us know what you think!

aircalcAirCalc

Just as it sounds, this is an app that seems to float in the air. AirCalc is a floating calculator for Android that sits on top of whatever is on your screen which means that you won’t have to close whatever application you are currently using in order to use AirCalc

localeLocale

In 2007 a New York Judge jailed 46 people when a phone in his courtroom rang and no one came forward to take responsibility. This ridiculous incident led developers to design this innovate app. Using your GPS, Locale lets you customize your phone settings based on your location. For example if you want your volume to be loud when you are at home, but on vibrate when you are at work, this app will automatically change your settings based on your location. Set it up once and you will never have to worry about your phone going off when you don’t want it to.

zedgeZedge

This is by far our favorite free app for downloading cool wallpapers, ringtones, and themes. Zedge is available for Androids and iPhones alike.

aisle411Aisle411 Shopping Companion

If you love to shop, then this free app is for you! All you have to do is create a shopping list before you head to the store and once you arrive, this app will create a customized shopping route for you. Aisle411 will sort items on your list based on the location in the store

tonepadTonePad

Designed specifically for iphones, TonePad allows you to make your own music on your phone. You can create songs by simply touching your screen and seeing notes light up. You can save an unlimited number of songs and sharing them with friends is extremely easy. If you really like a song that you made, you can make it your ringtone.

field tripField Trip

If you love learning about local history, finding the best places to eat, or love to shop, this app is for you. Filed Trip runs in the background of your phone and when you get close to something cool, it will automatically pop up in your background. You can discover new restaurants, museums, shops, or just random cool facts about the places you are in.

If you have tried any of these apps let us know what you think. When you discover more hidden gems, leave us a comment and tell us a little about your new favorite app!

Jamie Bates