Favourite Apps of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, it’s that time of year for the annual “best of …” or “favourite things of 2016.”

This post will be focusing on the apps that I used the most this year, so much that I consider them my favourite apps of 2016. Some of these apps might not have come out in 2015 but some have been significantly since last year’s post: Favourite Apps of 2015.

Some of these apps are just available on only one platform (just Android or just iOS) but some of them are multiplatform in which they are on both Android and iOS and have a web app as well.

The links to download these apps will be in the form of “Get on Google Play” or “Get it on the App Store” picture after each app description.

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Wearables – TheCanadianTechie Gift Guide 2016

Technology is everywhere, it’s in our pockets with our smartphones, but we are now beginning to wear them in the form of wearable technology. They can range from smartwatches & fitness trackers to virtual reality headsets.

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Gaming – TheCanadianTechie Gift Guide 2016

Now, onto the gamer in your life, below are just some of the awesome games and consoles that have come out this year that your recipient will surely appreciate. This list includes games ranging from first-person shooters to action adventure games to the latest consoles.

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Sachin’s Favourite Things of 2015

This is a list of some of my favourite things of 2015. It ranges from smartphone and video game consoles to tv shows and movies.

And if you haven’t already checked out my Favourite Apps of 2015.

Update (1.20.2016): Disney has pushed back the release date of Star Wars: Episode VIII by seven months from May 26th 2017 to December 15th 2017, this post has been reflected to show that

Nexus 6P

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Graphite (aka black)

The Huawei Nexus 6P quickly became my favourite Android device of the year. It had a great camera, a improved version of Android that brought great battery life, and to round it off it was wrapped up in a solid metal body.

Related: Nexus 6P Review: The Best of Android 

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Motorola July 28th 2015 Event: Everything you need to know

Motorola made a couple of announcements at their event on July 28th 2015. They announced a new Moto G and two new versions of the Moto X for 2015.

For those who missed Motorola’s event, you can watch it here:

Moto G (2015)

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The updated Moto G for 2015, now has a 5″ HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 and 294 ppi with Coring Gorilla Glass 3 to protect it. It is being powered by the1.4 Ghz quad-cord Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor.

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Happy 4th Birthday, Google+

It has been four years since Google first introduced their own social network, Google+. When it first launched, it was invite-only (I was one of the lucky ones who got to be apart of the invite-only beta) then it eventually became necessary to have a Google+ account if you used any of Google’s services.

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Happy 10th Birthday to Reddit

Exactly 10 years ago today (June 23rd, 2005) is when “the front page of the internet” was first launched. If you’re a redditor (like myself) then you’ll know that today would be considered as reddit’s cake day.

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This is what reddit looked like when it first launched on June 23rd 2005

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Bethesda’s E3 Showcase: Everything you need to know

In the 20 year history of E3 (and this year marks the 20th), Bethesda has never held a press conference, until this year. They called it the Bethesda E3 Showcase.

In case you missed Bethesda’s E3 showcase, the entire thing is now on YouTube:

Bethesda has some pretty exciting announcements to make and some cool demos to show off.

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