How Are You Not Using These Apps Yet?


Android and iPhone users have on average somewhere between 80 and 100 apps  installed on their phone according to research carried out last year. Today, nearly two-thirds of Americans own a smartphone, and 19% of Americans rely to some degree on a smartphone for accessing online services and information and for staying connected to the world around them according to Pew Research Center.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could turn your phone into your very own personal assistant or life planner? Well now you can! Prepare to free up some memory, we’ve got the lowdown on ten of the most useful apps you need in your life right now.

Dark Sky

This handy little app is perfect for when you need to know whether to bring your umbrella to work or pack your snowboots. It tells you exactly when it will rain or snow, with minute by minute predictions for your exact location.
Price: $3.99 (iOS)


Plan your morning commute with ease and find out when you should expect your bus or train to arrive before you even leave your home. The app uses real-time data and provides all transport options: bus, subway, bike share, Uber and more. It’s North America’s most popular transport app, and it’s free!
Price: Free (iOS) and (Android)

You Need A Budget

You Need A Budget is a popular budgeting and personal finance tool for desktop computers, and its Android and iOS companion apps add impressive mobile functionality. With the app you can sync your budget information across desktop and mobile making it easier to input transactions on the go and view your budget balance and spending allocations and transaction statements.
Price: Free (iOS) and (Android)

Keeper® Password Manager & Digital Vault

Are you one of those people who clicks the ‘Forgot password’ option every time you try and log into your social media and online shopping accounts? You should download Keeper, which stores all of your passwords in one place for easy access.
Price: Free (iOS) and (Android)

Daily Burn

Need to get a workout in but can’t make it to the gym or don’t want to pay the high fees of a membership? Hurrah for Daily Burn, which streams cardio, yoga, strength training, and dance workouts to your phone. Whether you have 15 minutes to spare or want to get a full hour in, they have a range of exercises to suit your schedule and goals.
Price: Free (iOS) and (Android)

Vallet – Virtual Wallet

Vallet is a smart, simple to use app which looks like a virtual wallet and can hold your credit cards, IDs, receipts, medical cards and business cards. You set up a passcode so only you can access them. Always a helpful app to to refer to if you need to provide your SSN and don’t want to carry the card in your actual wallet!
Price: Free (iOS)

Red Laser

RedLaser is the perfect app for the bargain-hunter. Scan barcodes when shopping and it will populate price comparisons from other stores so you can make better decisions about where to shop, and save some money!
Price: Free (iOS) and (Android)


Are you a travel enthusiast? This app breaks down language barriers and helps you avoid embarrassing translation mishaps when overseas. Simply text to speak in over 90 languages!
Price: Free (iOS) and (Android)


Timeful marries your calendar with your to-do list. This app is the ultimate in productivity and planning, its built in algorithim suggests ways to take care of tasks and build in new habits for getting things done on your own schedule.
Price: Free (iOS)


Knotable is a popular app for mobile which allows teams to communicate and collaborate intuitively wherever they are. Create a knotepad, add the people that matter most and keep your discussions, documents, and decisions in one place without the need to call for a meeting or reply-all email threads.
Price: Free (iOS) and (Android)

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