With the growing number of social networks, messaging apps, and video chatting applications in the Google Play Store, sometimes keeping track of all of them can be daunting. Usually, to message someone on Facebook, you’ll need to open the Facebook application, click on the Messages tab, type in your friend’s name, then start typing your message. drupe, a new app in the Play Store, aims to streamline this process.
drupe is an app that constantly floats on your screen so you can take advantage of it anytime you’d like. Once you swipe over the four “drupe dots”, the app will open and will show you a list of frequently contacted friends on the left side and your most used social networks/messaging apps on the right. So instead of navigating to an application and typing in your friend’s name to get in contact, all you need to do is open drupe, select the friend you’d like to contact and drag their image over to the app you’d like to use.
One of the more interesting aspects of the app is that it supports a few misfits like Google Maps navigation and calendar shortcuts. So if you forgot how to get to your friends house or want to schedule a calendar entry with your friend, drupe makes that easy.
You can rotate your contacts view between recently contacted and favorites, and you can change which order your apps are displayed on the right. If you can’t find a contact on your list, just click the search bar on the bottom of your screen. And probably the most overlooked feature of this app is just using it for launching apps more quickly. Once you launch drupe, click on an application and you’ll be thrown right into it.
drupe certainly has the right idea. It’s incredibly smooth, convenient and customizable. If you’re interested in trying it out for yourself, drupe can be downloaded for free in the Google Play Store.