What will 'appen? Let these fortune telling apps tell you!

What will 'appen? Let these fortune telling apps tell you!

Life is full of 'what ifs' and 'maybes'. Cut through the confusion and seek a little guidance with one of these mystical apps

Life is full of 'what ifs' and 'maybes'. Cut through the confusion and seek a little guidance with one of these mystical apps. Whether or not you believe in fortune telling, it's always fun to impress your friends with a little knowledge of palmistry, or a seashell that spouts wisdom

Horoscope and Tarot

The big daddy of digital divination, Horoscope and Tarot offers a comprehensive menu of predictions relating to love, careers and money. Are you compatible with Justin Bieber? The answer is here! The app also gives your Tarot reading - a mysterious tradition where your fate is told through a series of cool picture cards called, for example, "the magician", "the page of pentacles", and "the eight of wands". Pretty interesting stuff, if you use your imagination.

Available: iOS/Android - Free

Good Fortune Cookie

All the wisdom, none of the calories! Fortune cookies have long been the source of both revelation and confusion. The modern-day mystic has adapted to the digital age by converting these crunchy baked oracles into app form. Tap the cookie on the screen to get the answer to an important question, or find out what your fate has in store today.

Available: iOS/Android - Free

Palm Reading - Fortune Teller

The practice of palmistry goes back thousands of years, and many people still believe that the lines on your hand can say a lot. You no longer have to put your faith in some old dude wearing a turban in the back of a dodgy caravan at a carnival - the modern mystic can get all the guidance they need from an app that helps you read palms step-by-step. Fortune telling … in the palm of your hand. Ha!

Available iOS (where it's called Palm Reading - Know Your Future with Palmistry)/Android - Free

The Talking Shell

Neptune's beard! What a world we live in where a googly-eyed purple clamshell can decide your fate from any one of a number of life-changing questions. Will it rain geese today? Is this burger poisoned? Will I meet the love of my life if I wear blue socks to school? Ask similarly crucial yes/no questions and receive the one true answer from this clever conch. Satisfaction guaranteed*.

Available: iOS/Android - Free


Chinese Horoscope

With the Lunar New Year around the corner, it's time to focus on the zodiac, and what luck has in store for you during the year of the monkey. In this colourful and easy-to-use app, Hong Kong feng shui and astrology consultant Edwin Ma predicts daily fortunes and offers you a reading based on your sign and personality. Plus, the animal characters are the cutest of all the zodiac apps. Win.

Available: Android - Free

This article appeared in the Young Post print edition as
What will 'appen?


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