The best AI apps you need on your phone now

Not all apps are designed for fun and games, some can help you to feel more like, well, you! An AI app is like having an assistant with you, helping to organizing your workload and streamline your notes and thoughts. Let's take a look at some recommended AI apps to download today.

The best AI apps you need on your phone now
App data displayed on an iPhone / Credits: Balázs Kétyi via Unsplash

Get more out of your phone with the best AI apps. We’ve rounded up the top five apps—with a mixture of iOS- and Android- compatibility—to improve your mental wellbeing, increase productivity, and even assist navigation in foreign areas.

1. Cortana

Compatibility: iOS and Android

Cortana—developed by Microsoft can record your important data, including images, videos, and personal information. Best of all, it syncs your smartphone and computer, so you can access the files anywhere. It’s like having a personal assistant to hand, as this AI app will help you find information, manage lists, and even provide reminders for important upcoming events.

Cortana features

2. Robin

Compatibility: Android

Robin is an AI app that keeps you safe on the roads with a GPS navigation that lets you search for nearby places and ask for directions by voice. It can even guide you to the most affordable parking zones when you’re in a new area, so you can save money. Furthermore, it provides hands-free messaging, so you can send a text or email without typing but using your voice.

Robin app in use in a car

3. Youper

Compatibility: iOS and Android

Take care of your mental health with Youper. This AI app can help with a variety of conditions, such as: depression, panic, stress, self-esteem, social anxiety, and more. After completing a mental health assessment, Youper provides you with daily therapy excises guided by AI Therapy technology. Through these techniques, you’ll be able to properly manage your feelings, thoughts, and behavior.

Youper AI Therapy features

4. Replika

Compatibility: iOS and Android

Express yourself through emotions with Replika. This AI app provides a friend to talk to when you’re feeling down. As well as helping to get thoughts and stresses off your chest, Replika can also saves notes on your notepad through voice and track them easily when you need to refer back to them. For a fun twist, this AI app creates a cartoon version of you for a truly fascinating way to communicate.

Replika and its benefits

5. Hound

Compatibility: iOS and Android

You often need your phone, but it’s important to spend less time behind the screen and more time giving your eyes and wrists a break. Hound lets you check the weather, send a text, make a call, find a hotel, call an Uber, and so much more—all through voice commands. Best of all, it features a Speech-to-Meaning engine to deliver your answers with speed and accuracy. You can even ask it multiple questions at once.

Hound’s latest version

Which of the above best AI apps will you be downloading? Let us know your thoughts, along with any additional recommendations, in the comments.

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Amy Poole is an Editor and Writer at Gadget Flow. When she's not indulged in everything gadget-related, she enjoys spending time with her dog, Rosie, and keeping fit.
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