Normally, Apple has built some dedicated software on their devices. Most of these apps are operating quite effectively. However, not everyone likes this default, not to mention that there are still so many other apps of the third party with the same effects, even better.
- Humin (instead of Contracts)
Apple’s Contracts app did not get the changes or major updates for so long. Thus, if you want newer experience, find Humin. Specifically, Humin lets you search, sort phonebook in a smarter way. Users can make contextual search as “met in …” or “met last week” for example.
- Microsoft Excel (instead of Numbers)
Referring to the Office applications, Microsoft has been a huge name, including on mobile. Microsoft Excel software on iPhone has a very convenient formula keyboard that allows users to calculate faster.
- Microsoft Word (instead of Pages)
When bringing Microsoft Word app to iOS, Microsoft has developed the reading modes that best suits the iPhone. In addition, editing or formatting documents in this software is also highly rated due to its convenience.
- PowerPoint (instead of Keynote)
Apple’s Keynote gives users a quite basic slide interface and many fancy effects and rich formatting options, but it still cannot be said to be complete as Microsoft’s PowerPoint.
- Videoshop (instead of iMovie)
Videoshop makes cutting and merging videos on iPhone become an extremely easy task. Users can also add filters, music, texts or insert slo-mo effect in clip rapidly and efficiently. Videoshop also help users to share fast their “achievements” on social networks.
- MyFitnessPal (instead of Health)
In addition to supporting 60 health monitoring equipment, MyFitnessPal also lets users follow their diet through massive data warehouse related to foods. Overall, MyFitnessPal is regarded as an app more complete and fuller than Apple’ Health app.
- KhanAcademy (instead of iTunes U)
iTunes U is a great app for pupils and students as it offers many choices for online courses from leading universities around the world. However, because of this, sometimes users will not know where to start. Meanwhile, Khan Academy provides all in one easy to use, user – friendly and more intuitive interface. You can easily identify what you want to learn and study under a tight schedule through this app.
- StockTracker (instead of Stocks)
Compared with StockTracker, Apple’s Stocks app is like a… child. StockTracker provides updates on multiple indicators, all in real time (Apple’s software is also updated but not as fast as StockTracker. Generally, if you are a professional investor, StockTracker will provide more useful functions for you.