PhotoGrid Photo Collage Maker app review

Today’s review: Photogrid Photo Collage Maker version 6.14

Google Play: PhotoGrid

Photogrid1Features (taken from Google Play):

A must-have photo editor app for photography fanatics! It’s packed with features such as collage maker, image retouch, stickers, posters, slideshow, animated filters and so much more! You can even frame your photo in Instagram’s famous 1:1 aspect ratio! Create and beautify interesting photos within seconds! Just go get it !

★Photo Editing:Beautify Your Photos

-Collage Maker: 300+ different collage templates for you to combine photos in different ways, you can even customize templates to suit your needs! Design your own photo creation! Anything is possible!

-Beautify: Access handy tools at your fingertip! Crop, resize, blur and beautify your photos, you can even frame your images in Instagram’s famous full 1:1 aspect ratio! Add stickers, texts, backgrounds, graffiti, boarders and pixelization, or adjust your photo’s brightness, contrast, saturation and layout!

-Crop & Resize: Supports horizontal and vertical cropping & resizing. Crop & Resize your images in different aspect ratio.

-Filter: 50+ exquisite filters, including beautify, retro, landscape, halo, black & white and all sorts of festive filters. Bad or good weather, you still can make photos better!

-Stickers: Personalize your photo collage with 500+ stickers and cute emoji.

-Adjust: Adjust your image’s brightness, contrast, saturation and hue value.

-Text: Supports various types of font styles and colors. Write some word, let the photo tell your story.

-Backgrounds: 80+ varieties of backgrounds!

-Blur: Edit the level of background blur with a single tap!

-Retouch: The latest smart facial recognition tech helps soften wrinkles, even out skin tones and remove blemishes instantly with a single tap. Make you be sweet like a candy !

-Mosaic: 5 different pixelization pen sizes

-Layout: A vast collection of layouts in different shapes

-Photo frame: 10 different photo frame designs to suit your style

-Graffiti: Paint rich colors with different adjustable pen strokes

-Slideshow: Create slideshows with up to 50 images. Produce music videos with super support for all kinds of format, like mp3, m4a, aac and so on. Let your imagination go wild!

-Scrapbook: Design your personal scrapbook. Let your great tastes guide you through!

-Poster: Discover our vast poster collection

-Filmstrip: Supports horizontal and vertical filmstrip creation. Convert your filmstrip into a sketch with a single tap.

-Twinkle: Turn your photo into a piece of art and make it come to life!

-1-Tap Save: Save images in JPG or PNG format and 7 different resolutions

-1-Tap Share: Share photos and videos on social platforms or communication apps, such as Facebook, SnapChat, YouTube, Messenger, WhatsApp and so on.

★Wow!Filter: Special Effects Camera for Selfies or Video Recording

Make ordinary photos look fantastic with 60+ animated filter effects. Whether you’re on your own, with a friend, with family, or with however many people there are, Wow!Filter will preserve and add magic to your wonderful moments. Not all moments are fun, but Wow!Filter always is! Pie face game filter is waiting for you! Now we even have prom queen live filter to match your prom dress and fire dragon live filter to clean your bad mood.

★Venus Filter: Discover the Goddess Within You

Take a selfie, let Venus Filter detect your face, work its magic and get the look of your dreams, including Elf, Flora, Bow, Boheme and even Hepburn (Yes! Audrey Hepburn!). Reveal your true beauty and attract others without even trying.

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I tried this app solely for editing photos for my Instagram account. 🙂 I have found that this app is definitely packed with features.

Mostly I use the Grid feature. But for the purpose of reviewing this app, I also checked out the other features (though not all).

As you can see, you can edit the grid, layout, add smileys, add/edit text, add backgrounds etc. You can do a lot with this app.

I tried the slide show:

Scrapbook and Filmstrip:

There is also this feature that I liked, Twinkle, and it turns your photos into artworks:

I really hope they would add more artwork styles on Twinkle!

I think I was not able to try the Filters, because of course that would require taking a selfie (haha!). But it is a must try, most especially the Venus Filter. 🙂

The PhotoGrid works very much like a social media app: you can follow other users and like/comment on photos they have uploaded.

 

So I made a (movie scene) meme (I love memes!), using the Grid feature:

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You have the option to use Filmstrip though instead of the Grid. I did not use the Filmstrip because you can only arrange each photo straight vertically or horizontally. I really wanted the whole photo to fit the requirements of Instagram (sort of square-ish in size) and make the most of the available space thus I used the Grid.

Try this app now! 🙂

Writeaday – Journal & Timeline app review

Today’s review: Writeaday – Journal & Timeline version 1.4

Google Play link: Writeaday

Writeaday1Features (taken from Google Play):

Journal that motivates you to write more, by viewing your writing as a color gradient. Invest in a journal that helps you commit to writing regularly. Record your daily events and relive them as a rainbow gradient.

• Fundamentally unique way to write quickly during the day.
• Organize diary / journal entries using #tags (‘#’ before any word you write).
• View your entries in an organized widget
• Backup to your own personal Google Drive
• Revisit your past with Time Machine – shows you an entry from the past.

 

 

 

 

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I just found a journal that I will be using from now on, so I could list down what I’ve done at work and for school. I like this app because of the colors!

Plus, the user interface is very simple and easy to use.

You can view your journal entries individually or by month. You can also edit your entries anytime. Colorful lines on top of the dates indicate there are entries for those dates.

As I have said, this journal is quite simple and this works for me.

Try this app!

Dark Stories app review

Today’s review: Dark Stories

Google play link: Dark Stories

darkstories1Features/Description (copied from Google Play):

ATTENTION!

THIS GAME IS MEANT TO BE PLAYED WITH FRIENDS IN PERSON. IF YOU ARE ALONE YOU CANNOT PLAY!

Dark Stories is an easy to play and fun game but some of the stories are quite difficult. All the stories are fictional. To solve them, the players will need to prove their skills as detectives.

HOW TO PLAY
Dark Stories must be played in group. A person -chosen as narrator- picks a mystery and reads its description aloud.
Then he/she reads its solution without telling the other people. The rest of the players then have to make questions in order to solve the mystery.

The narrator can only answer the questions using “Yes”, “No” or “It is not relevant”. The only possible solution is the one given at the back of each mystery card. If the answer is still not clear enough, the players must follow the narrator’s interpretation of the mystery.

EXAMPLE
A typical fragment of a gameplay could be:

Player1: “Did he die because of the shot?”
Narrator:”No”
Player2: “Was he poisoned?”
Narrator: “No”
Player3: “Did he have children?”
Narrator: “It’s not relevant”
Player1: “Are there other people in the story?”
Narrator: “No”
Player2: “Did he commit suicide?”
Narrator: “Yes”

END OF THE GAME
When the narrator considers that the story has been solved enough, the narrator can conclude the game and read the whole solution.

It is up to the narrator to give some clues if the story is in a deadlock.

WHEN TO PLAY
It is perfect for birthday parties, camps… and every situation in which you join several friends.

STORIES
This free App includes more than 50 stories and we will add new stories periodically.

Accidents, suicides, thefts… Will you be able to solve every mystery?

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If you and your friends would like to play a puzzle game, then this app is perfect for you!

You only need to designate a narrator who will read the riddle (and the solution) and then answer yes or no to questions. This app is fun to play, I assure you!

Here are some samples of the riddles:

Try this app now! 🙂