Apps of the week: pzizz | LuckyTrip | Assembly

Looking for some new apps to download? Picture: Contributed
Looking for some new apps to download? Picture: Contributed
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Make your smartphone even smarter with these three useful apps


Ever have trouble sleeping at night or even unwinding for a quick power nap during the day? If so, sleep solution pzizz is the answer to your tired prayers. Designed to relieve the user of stress and boost energy as well as cure insomnia, pzizz uses a combination of words, music and sound effects to lull you gently to sleep every single time. You can customise everything about this app, from volumes to timescales and the soundtrack is slightly different on each listen, meaning the soothing effect will never wear off.

Free, Android and Apple iOS


This simple but revolutionary travel app is a must-download for any technologically savvy adventurers out there. LuckyTrip’s pleasingly minimalist design allows holidaymakers to plan their dream escape with only a few taps. Just set a budget, and let the app show you the most affordable flights, accommodation and activities available. There are over three hundred possible destinations and LuckyTrip does the hard work for you by collecting information from various websites like Skyscanner and Save your possible trips, share them with your friends and - most importantly - book your holiday all from your iPhone.

Free, Apple iOS only


A handy graphic design tool for all skill sets, Assembly allows the user to create original designs simply by manipulating a variety of shapes. You can use this app for everything from doctoring photos to designing logos and with so many shapes, colours and professional design tools at your disposal the options are truly endless - although be warned that you may have to pay more to use certain tools within the app. Tried and tested by experienced graphic designers, Assembly is a straightforward but extremely useful weapon for the arsenal of any artist, blogger or creative type.

£1.49, Apple iOS only