Whether you are fitness freak or you like binge watching, 2017 gave tremendous options to make life easier and fun. Nowadays, millennials want top-notch user experience and are contented when an app offers a little extra ‘something’. We have shortlisted some apps that aced in terms of user experience and cater to their daily needs.

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HOOQ, one of the first player to provide TVOD services in India rehashed their services this year and shifted their focus completely to Hollywood content. With HOOQ customers can rent the latest Hollywood movies within a couple of months of its theatrical release. There will be new movies available every month from top Hollywood studios including Sony Pictures and Warner Bros. ensuring that the customers can enjoy major titles such as Wonder Woman, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them all in the comfort of their home or on any internet connected device of their choice.  Now users don’t have to worry about power cuts and cable cuts due to bad weather or any other reason. Download the HOOQ App and enjoy binge watching anywhere, anytime.

The company’s recent shift on only Hollywood content with offerings from both subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) and transactional video-on-demand (TVOD), allowing customers to access Hollywood blockbusters, hot favourites and top rate US TV series such as Friends, Nikita and Spartacus at a new pricing of INR 89 per month which comes with a 30-day complimentary trial.

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A household name for any millennial, Truecaller is every smartphone user’s saviour from spam calls and messages. Truecaller makes communication safer and more efficient – its number and payment scanner lets you scan numbers directly from business cards, billboards, and websites, to make calls and payments contactlessly. Truecaller’s smart dialler also identifies numbers based on its crowdsourced database to store them in your call log as names. The intelligence can even help confirm if you’re dialling the right person when you input a number.

Truecaller’s Flash Messenger is every millennial’s answer to avoid making five-second calls. If you have a yes-or-no question, or something simple yet urgent to communicate, you can use Flash Messenger to send a message that takes over a person’s screen to look like a call.

P.S: Feel awkward asking your friends to pay you back for that lunch you went dutch on? UPI-based Truecaller Pay has a ‘Request for Money’ feature, allowing you to send a friend a link to a payment portal where they can complete a transaction, instead of that dreaded text!

VuLiv Player

Ever imagined, the plethora of audio video files on your phone today! The quirky video of your best friend’s crazy hip-hop moves or the last night’s retro jam session with your childhood buddies received on WhatsApp or even the pictures you clicked during your recent solo trip to the Himalayas! Unleashing the smart phone’s entertainment potential, VuLiv Player, enables you to broadcast and Play your on-device entertainment by just sharing view of Videos, Music & Photos on multiple screens, even without network, internet or any file exchange. Friends can create their playlists and enjoy their favourites on the choice of their screen size or the sound systems, as each one of the VuShare session members have individual playback controls.

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A VuLiv User, can now broadcast his “YOURTube” that is his on-device content, On-The-Go absolutely free. It allows the world to consume Entertainment or business content without any challenge of Application, Internet or even Network.  The users can now create their own Mobile MULTIPLEX, whether in the middle of sea or on a mountain.

VuLiv Player empowers users to:

             Broadcast & Play Music – Videos on Smartphones, Tablets, iPad, Smart TV

             Friends & Family Mode, to choose from the Playlist

             Save your favorites, to Watch later

             No need for any additional hardware, connecting cables

             Even No Internet Required.


KAYAK searches hundreds of other travel sites so you don’t have to. Book the perfect flight, hotel or rental car and save money with mobile-only rates and Private Deals. KAYAK Trips lets you organize all of your travel plans in one place including free flight status updates, airport terminal maps and security wait times. KAYAK is the only app you need for planning, booking and traveling.

KAYAK helps you get the information you need before booking and offers tools and features to assist you throughout your trip.

KAYAK features were designed to make travel planning and managing trips easier:

  • Trips organises and manages your travel itineraries
  • Explore helps you find all the places you can go on your budget
  • Price Forecast recommends whether to book now or wait, so that you can book with confidence
  • Price Alert makes sure that you never miss a great deal by sending you customised alerts for your favourite locations, travel dates and more
  • Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way flights to save money

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Fitbit Coach App

Worried about your holiday weight but don’t want to hit the gym? Don’t worry Fitbit has you al covered. Fitbit- the leading global wearables brand, introduced a new premium guidance and coaching paid offering designed to analyze your Fitbit data and activity level to deliver a custom curriculum of workouts, programs, content and other tools tailored to your specific goals. The first tools to launch with this offering include a new Fitbit Coach app, which rebrands the current Fitstar Personal Trainer app and combines its popular dynamic video workouts with new Audio Coaching sessions, expert-designed to help you increase endurance, speed and form. They have also introduced Guided Health Programs, which provide step-by-step guidance, personalized insights, educational tools and rewards to influence positive behavior change and health outcomes. So workout in your home comfort with the Fitbit App and keep a check on your fitness level.

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MakeMyTrip App

The new app comes with several new features besides offering a revamped and more intuitive interface for better user experience.  The app provides different experience to different users. Personalization is deeply embedded in the new app experience as it takes into account user’s context, behavior, device, location, time, past searches and journeys within the app. This real time personalization system processes vast amounts of user data and powers the user experience within milliseconds. The App allows seamless booking experience for Flights, Hotels, Holidays, Bus, Rail and Homestays across India, and the world, with a smooth and secure payments experience.  Now users can choose their hotels by using location preferences and the kind of experiential vibe they would want to get, at the destination. Users can also see hotels on a map view to understand the hotel’s hyper location better. The App also supports a revamped Help and Support section and a service guarantee feature called “MyPromise” that gives a real time view to users about their service requests regrading refunds, cancelations etc.