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Apps you should have on your IPhone

April 14, 2017

The App store sorts out apps by categories which makes it easier to find apps to help with your life. Photo Credits: Camille Opp (Achona Online)

The App store sorts out apps by categories which makes it easier to find apps to help with your life. Photo Credits: Camille Opp (Achona Online)

Sometimes people focus their time on the mainstream apps like Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, etc and don’t realize how many useful apps there are on the app store. Some of these can help our daily lives by relieving stress and making everything easier in different aspects of our life.

My Fitness Pal

My Fitness Pal is an app to track diets and determine your calorie intake, which helps people balance meals to help get in shape and also has meal ideas and ways to exercise to achieve your goals faster.

Cacciatore says, “My favorite part of the app is reading the different meals I can be making for myself instead of eating out.”

 

My Fitness Pal consists of many different articles to help achieve your goals. Photo Credits: Camille Opp (Achona Online)

Logging your meals helps you see your calorie intake from day to day. Photo Credits: Camille Opp (Achona Online)

 Waze

The app knows how fast users are traveling on the road and redirects around any kind of traffic that  might be ahead. It also alerts any construction, accidents, cameras, and even if there are police officers on the road.

Senior Marykate Urbanski says, “Waze has helped me get to events on time and redirects me around any kind of traffic.”

Waze shows you any type of traffic and gives you approximate times to help get to your destinations faster. Photo Credits: Camille Opp (Achona Online)

Uber/ Uber Eats

Uber is an app which is very convenient when you need a ride and can provide that in minutes. Uber Eats is also convenient when you don’t feel like driving to pick up food, but would rather have it delivered right to your front door. Depending on where you live, the restaurants could be very limited but also could have a lot of options.

No matter where you are, there will always be Ubers around to pick you up when you need them. Photo Credits: Camille Opp (Achona Online)

Uber Eats is a great afternoon snack especially before a sports practice. Photo Credits: Gillian Garcia (used with permission).

Google trips

Google trips makes it very easy to plan and organize your trips. It gives you options by mapping out full days or half days based on your interests or location of your trip.You can also have all your travel information on the app by having the reservations and confirmations already programmed in.

Google Trips can help plan any kind of trip across the country. Photo Credits: Camille Opp (Achona Online)

Evernote

Evernote is a virtual notebook where you can create notes, save images and articles from the web, upload your textbooks, and store audio files.

Evernote is one of the best apps to collect and take notes in. Photo Credits: Camille Opp (Achona Online)

Instapaper/Pocket

Instapaper/Pocket allows people to save web content so it can be “read later” on a different device. It helps organize various articles and gives you the ability to tag them and put them into different folders.

Instapaper is filled with all different types of articles that you can save and read them anywhere, anytime. Photo Credits: Camille Opp (Achona Online)

Prisma

Prisma is a photo filter app that is unlike any other. It consists of different detailed filters which mimick famous artists to create unique pictures.

Before:

No filter

After:

With Prisma filter

 

 

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