10 Apps to make your life easier

New apps are being introduced at an unbelievably fast pace, and there is an app for pretty much anything you could think of.

While some apps are the epitome of laziness, others are quite handy and helpful. Earlier this year we made a list of the 10 weirdest apps out there, and this time around we give you a list of 10 apps that can make your life easier.

1. Think Dirty


This app is a genius little thing that gives you an exact list of all the ingredients contained in a personal care product that you are about to purchase. All you have to do is scan the barcode and the app will give you comprehensive yet simple information about the ingredients highlighting any potentially toxic ones. If you want to cut down on toxins from your bathroom shelves, this is a must have app.

2. Inkflow  


This app is for all the creative souls out there. It allows you to put all your ideas, both visual and verbal, in one place. It is the perfect app for those of you who like to think in a more visual way and like expressive writing and sketching. The app also features a full resolution zoom, so the number of details you can add to your creations is endless. Once your genius ideas and works of art are created, the app also lets you export these as PDFs or JPEG or even share them on social media.

3. Habit list


If you’ve been wanting to develop a new good habit or break away from a negative one, Habit list might just be the app for you. You can set tasks that you plan to accomplish each day and tick them off as you do them. The app will make it easier for you to stay on track by keeping you focused and motivated, allowing you to choose from flexible scheduling and tracking your progress. In other words, a life coach in your pocket!

4. Any.Do


Gone are the days when you had to keep sticky notes everywhere to remind yourself of your tasks! With Any.do you can jot down all the things that you plan to accomplish in a day and have an easy to view a well organized to do list at the tip of your fingers. The app will also give you reminders of important tasks including locations and times, and you can share your to-do list with your friends and family to benefit from the magic of teamwork. If you are prone to beating yourself up for always forgetting important things, then this is the app for you.

5. Walk up alarm clock


So you are not a morning person and is that such a terrible thing? Well, if you keep on being late for important meetings over and over again, your boss might certainly think so. With this app, you can be certain that you will never oversleep again. In Fact, when the alarm sounds, you will no longer be able to hit the snooze button. Instead, you will have to get out of the bed and walk at least ten steps for it to stop. And if you are the type who is capable of taking ten steps and still be asleep, you can increase to number of the steps to 100. If that doesn’t wake you up, we don’t know what will!

6. TeamViewer


With this app. you can remotely access your computer from anywhere securely, whether it’s Windows, Mac or Linux. Forgot an important document for the meeting? Not a problem! With TeamViewer, you can control you computer as if you were sitting right in front of it and transfer any file you need. This app is also great for helping friends, colleagues or even clients and all they have to do is install the software on their PCs and provide you with the log-in details.

7. Waze


This app is a genius way to beat the everyday commute to and from work! Waze is a community-based navigation app that allows you to view the routes with the least amount of traffic, know if you are about to approach any accidents, road hazards or police. Thanks to drivers working together and giving heads up to each other, you will be able to save time and money on your everyday commute. And it doesn’t stop there, drivers can also share information on where to get the cheapest gas, and access user editable maps and be the first to know about road changes.

8. AnyList


This is for all you absentminded people out there who keep on forgetting the grocery list and end up going home with only half of the stuff they need. With AnyList, not only can you create a neat and detailed grocery list, but you can also share it with your family or roommate. You can also specify the type, quantity, and brand of a specific item, and the items you input will be automatically separated into categories.

9. Keeper


With high technological advancement, we all have to remember a myriad of passwords to access everything from our social media accounts, online banking portals, shopping websites and so on. Thanks to Keeper, you can store all of these data in one place neatly and safely without having the hassle of memorising everything. Though it might sound risky to have all of your access codes in one place, fear not, because the app itself requires a password to access it. If you forget that password as well, you might be in trouble…

10. Goodbudget


Keeping track of finance can be a pretty daunting task, and most of us struggle to remember where our salary went at the end of the month. Goodbudget is a finance management app that can help you keep track of your income and expenses. You can view your spending patterns, income vs. spending reports, check your available balance and share the overview of the month’s finances with those close to you.

Created: April 8th, 2015


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