Stefan TheofilosProduct Designer, Entrepreneur

What is the first app you download on a new device?

When you get a new device, what is the first app you download? For me, it's either Twitter or Snapchat.
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    Spotify

    Any song. One tap away.

    Jake Crump5Head of Support at Product Hunt · Written
    I listen to music and podcasts all day so this is essential for me to have from the very beginning. It was actually my first download on my new Pixel XL. Pretty much the only time I hit pause during a work day is for Product Hunt team meetings!
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    Danny AzizI like to make things. · Written
    I am trapped in the Spotify ecosystem. Not exactly a bad thing, regardless of the device I am using, I can have access to all my favourite songs and playlists AND with the ability to upload your own music from your hard drive and listen to it within the Spotify app, I'm never away from my songs. I am still trapped, however.
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    Christie QuackenbushHQ Raleigh Events Manager! · Written
    "Google, play every song I've ever wanted to hear that isn't Taylor Swift..."
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  2. Need I say more?
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    MilesFull-stack developer · Written
    The best password manager out there. Plus, I can't sign into anything without it 😄
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    This is technically my second install but my most important since I need access to my passwords. Dropbox is my first install since I use it to sync my password vault.
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  3. Mauricio BerlangaSoftware Developer · Written
    Main source of communication for me.
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    Magdalena BarronIntern, RocketMeetings · Written
    Just a must for me
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    TripToliManager, Triptoli · Written
    Whatsapp was my first app too.
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  4. 72
    Inbox by Google

    Next generation inbox

    If you're a gmail user, the Inbox app by Google for iPhone is great. Simple design and great reminder/notification system.
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    Andreas Wagnerlooking for..........😎 · Written
    Without it email isn't simple....
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    Fabrizio BianchiOnline & BI Analyst @ Nordax Bank · Written
    This is the only app I can stand handling email with.
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  5. Julian YamanHobby developer · Written
    Perfect for somebody who works on PC and on a mobile device. Connect it with your Google Account and it will synchronise your bookmarks and your history with your devices.
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  6. 69
    Slack

    Be less busy. Real-time messaging, archiving & search.

    Paweł WaraksaProduct Designer / http://pawelwa.com/ · Written
    Slack, it's a place where is my whole team.
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    I'm in quite a few teams. Strangely, my team doesn't feel the love for it as I do. Orlando Devs is the richest (most diverse) one I've found. Online Geniuses (most value) https://onlinegeniuses.com/
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    Christie QuackenbushHQ Raleigh Events Manager! · Written
    Slack is everything text wasn't and email wished it could be!
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    Setapp

    Get 100+ curated Mac apps in a single subscription.

    astlockTechOps @macpaw @setapp · Written
    Access to over 70 top-tier applications all in one place with one easy sign-up and download.
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    Evan EliottVisual designer / Multimedia producer · Written
    If this is a Mac, heck yeah. No need to look for essential apps as they're already available via Setapp.
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  8. Love twitter
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    Arun5Happiness Engineer, Automattic · Written
    I have been a huge fan of third-party Twitter apps, but I find myself coming back to Twitter for Android. It's just perfect now!
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    Joe ThomsettChief Strategy Officer - Ford Hastings · Written
    I follow some great people who distil titbits of knowledge in 140 characters or less!
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  9. Julian YamanHobby developer · Written
    Sharing Pictures with other people and friends is amazing, too! You can follow some amazing profiles or companies and get new pictures of new stuff.
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    Kevin Lou6experience @ Italic · Written
    This is the first non-work app that I install on new devices - I'm a sucker for beautiful content
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    I took a while to get started but this is now a big part of me. A picture tells a thousand words.
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    Telegram Messenger

    Whatsapp-esque messaging app but open, cloudbased, encrypted

    The #1 communicating platform for me, love this thing.
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    Joel JohnFounder of Worldly Exposure · Written
    Much better than Whatsapp because of a native desktop app, makes cross-platform messaging seamless. Great for sending files/photos as well - no size limits!
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    Mohammed Rafy5All things Community · Written
    This is the one.
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  11. Kumar LouhitFounder, Spontie, Inc · Written
    I extensively use Dropbox, it helps me keep my files and my team in sync.
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    Cindy Osborne"Because I said so" is a valid reason. · Written
    Thus far no cloud works as smoothly as DropBox. All my devices access it as "just another folder," exactly as they should.
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    Andreas Wagnerlooking for..........😎 · Written
    So far I didn't have and problems!
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  12. 2-Step Verification for extra security.
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    Andreas Wagnerlooking for..........😎 · Written
    A must....
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  13. Kristofer™#6 Hunter. eSkateboards are my jam · Written
    Everyone here just lied.
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    I'd want to say Bible but the truth is Facebook has my richest and most diverse audience with which I've had the most engagement. Scrabble communities, Groups for various interests and lots more.
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    Evernote

    Note taking gets even simpler

    Niv Dror15VC at Shrug Capital · Written
    This is especially true to Mac, ad one of the first on any new device! (other than Twitter and 1Password)
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    Dean BradyDirector of Digital Development - AbbVie · Written
    I use Evernote for just about everything (work and personal). The ability to store and retrieve from any device makes it indispensable for me.
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    This is my life. So many truths to be explored
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  15. Inspiration and infographics!
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    Jessica RamirezEducator/ South Bay Literacy Council · Written
    Pinterest gives me a time out. I make sure to time myself (7 minutes for me) and call it "Meditat-rest".
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    Steve Johnsonstartup investor, crypto enthusiast · Written
    I have downloaded this app, but didn't use it for a long time. No need to download it if you not a designer or an art industry person.
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    Snapchat 6.1

    New Smart Filters, Replay, Front-Facing Flash & More.

    It's the best way to stay in contact with my age group, Sheree immediate life, and just generally express a more real self.
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    jacilynCivil engineer, developer, entreprenuer · Written
    Immediate entertainment + communication
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  17. 15
    Tweetbot 4

    The Twitter app w/ personality, reimagined for iOS 9 & iPad

    TonMac'aholic · Written
    This. Lifeline to friends and collegues far far away. Plus the already mentioned 1Password. None of my iOS devices start up without these.
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    JohnBlack. Actor. Prod. Improvisor. Web Dev. · Written
    Easily one of the best twitter clients for iOS. Clean, feature filled, and reliable.
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    Trello

    Organize anything, together

    Julian YamanHobby developer · Written
    It is very good for people who want to work mobile and do some project management stuff. So this is why I recommend Trello.
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    Andreas Wagnerlooking for..........😎 · Written
    Very smart & helpful
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  19. Logan LambGeïnteresseerd in programmeren. · Written
    I just got the new iPad and the first app I downloaded was NoteLedge (a note-taking application), because I've used it previously on my iPhone and wanted to see what it'd be like to use it on a bigger screen. I'm someone who has several note-taking apps, but I use NoteLedge the most for note-taking at school, occasional journaling and adding notes to my calandar for better time management. I think NoteLedge is a fairly good note-taking app because it's both functional, fun and intuitive.
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    Kelley GoodwinFond of design and animation software. · Written
    This app was one of the first ones I downloaded because I was using it every day for notes and had to get it again on a new device (phone). It has become indespensible to me in many ways.
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    Teresa RobinsonDigital Marketing Specialist · Written
    I firmly beleive that NoteLedge has to be installed on everybody's device simply due to the fact that it's a great app for taking all kinds of notes, sketching, organizing files and web-content. One of my favorites.
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    Microsoft Outlook for iOS

    Official Microsoft Outlook app designed for iPhone and iPad

    Akshay BharwaniJust a Student, for now. · Written
    The first thing I do: Sync all my contacts and my calendar through Outlook. And not to mention one of the best apps for Mail IMO.
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