Updated May 14, 2018

These days there are cool apps to fill just about any need you can think of and a few needs you didn’t even realize you had. New apps are coming out all the time and we can’t get enough of them. In fact, Flurry reports that app usage increased 76% in 2014. With so many to choose from, it’s pretty hard to hone in on the few that are truly unique and useful.

We’ve found five cool apps that are definitely unique, a couple are useful and they all make you stop and think about the brilliantly off-beat minds that came up with these little gems. Even better, most of them are completely free!