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5 of the Top Mobile Apps and Games for PC

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Thanks to the wonders of technology, the app you love so much on your phone can now be enjoyed on your PC. Sure, there are apps that work fine on both computers and mobile devices, but what about those that don’t have PC versions yet? How about those apps you want to test first before installing on your phone?

If the apps in question run on Android, you’re in luck as there are good Android emulators for you to try. Bluestacks is clearly on top of the list, but not to be outdone are Nox, KOPlayer, AndY, and MeMU.

Once you’ve got an emulator installed, you would obviously want to test out a number of apps and games.

Grasshopper

Are you learning how to code? Or do you want to learn how to code? Whichever the case, you need to be equally motivated and find the whole process fun. Combining both games and learning is what Grasshopper is all about. The app will teach you how to write JavaScript through a series of games that get challenging as you level up. Sure, you won’t become a JavaScript expert at the end of it all, but you will have the foundation to build upon more advanced concepts.

Ecosia Browser

What do you need another web browser for, right? Chrome has become relied on my many around the world. Firefox isn’t bad and serves as a wonderful alternate to Chrome. Opera may work for some, while there’s a segment that use Microsoft Edge. But what if we told you that by installing Ecosia you’re also helping out the planet?

Yes, Ecosia uses ad revenues to plant trees. So far, they have planted more than 26 million trees. Not only that, they will also plant a tree for every 45 searches you make.

The browser looks similar to Chrome and it’s not surprising given that it’s based on Chromium. Like most browsers, it supports bookmarks, private browsing, and tabs.

PhotoDirector

Yes, it’s another photo editing app vying for your attention BUT this one is a bit more sophisticated. For one, it gives you more control when it comes to applying effects or controlling the base image. But one of the best things about the app is that you can “test” effects on a photo that has yet to be taken. In other words, you can tinker with settings with your camera pointed at the subject you want to slightly modify.

Alto’s Adventure

Alto is a character you control in a journey from the alpine hills to “neighboring villages, ancient woodlands, and long-abandoned ruins.” While the scenery is stunning, you’ll also have fun rescuing llamas, outwitting village elders, and more while also battling the elements and time.

Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a place and Princess Ida is the character you will guide through a world filled with impossible architecture. The stunning visuals are more than enough reason for you to start playing this game.

There are so many more brilliant mobile apps and games out there. And with the help of Android emulators, you can now enjoy those on your PC as well.

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