A string of cool apps -- to help users work hard, play hard and even meditate hard using their mobile devices -- have reached the market thus far in 2016. Boosts to productivity through collaboration, note-taking and scanning were among the prominent releases. An app to help businesses up their social media game, along with an augmented-reality app that readers may have heard a little bit about, were among the other big debuts.
Here are the 10 coolest apps we've come across so far in 2016.
(For more on the "coolest" of 2016, check out "CRN's Tech Midyear In Review.")