Mobilewalla: Give your thinking muscle a good workout

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Is your brain feeling a little flabby? Have you watched too much reality TV lately? You have a chance to get your brain back into shape with these educational apps.

Apple apps

Lumosity Mobile (Free) — Lumosity’s mobile app is designed to help improve your memory and the elasticity of your brain. Sounds tough, but the training is game-based. (Mobilewalla Score: 99/100)

Duolingo (Free)* — Duolingo offers language classes in Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English, for free. (Score: 98/100)

Trivia: Knowledge Trainer ($2.99) — This brain trainer challenges you with 5,000 trivia questions set to five difficulty levels in 10 categories. (Score: 96/100)

Fit Brains Trainer (Free)* — This app provides the user with challenging exercises that change and adapt in order to continue to challenge the user with each session. (Score: 87/100)

Udemy (Free)* — Udemy provides access to thousands of online courses in subjects like cake decorating, programming and business. (Score: 74/100)

Android apps

Super Sudoku (Free) — Sudoku is a great tool for brain training. Use this popular app to challenge yourself and track your progress against players worldwide. (Mobilewalla Score: 99/100)

Top Crossword Puzzles Free (Free) — This app aggregates crosswords from multiple sites to challenge beginners and experts alike. (Score: 99/100)

Coach memory! Brain trainer (Free) — Sophisticated memory puzzles help stimulate the parts of your brain that control memory in order to improve it. (Score: 98/100)

Visual Anatomy Free (Free)* — The free version of this app has 58 high-res images of anatomical features and a 3-D rotational organ view. (Score: 97/100)

EveryCircuit ($9.99) — If you, or your child, are interested in engineering or electrical engineering, this app teaches how circuits work using virtual interactive circuits. (Score: 84/100)

*Available on Apple and Android

Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com. Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.

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