Our Favorite Apps

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Smart phone apps can make life easier and more organized, but trying to find the right ones to download can be a bit overwhelming. We asked some Mindex and schooltool employees about their favorite apps that help them get through the day. Here is a list of apps you can download for Android and iOS to help your life run a little more smoothly.
 
BOOKS
Audible – Explore a huge selection of audiobooks and listen wherever and whenever with audible, an app created by amazon.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
 
FINANCE
Chase Mobile – With the Chase Mobile app, you can bank from almost anywhere. You can pay bills, manage accounts, and deposit checks on the go. Most other banks also have mobile apps that have similar features. Check out the mobile app for your bank to make banking easier.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
Mint – Mint is a free personal finance app that helps you manage all of your finances with ease
Apple Store  Google Play Store
Venmo – Venmo is a simple and fun way to send and receive money from peers. Great for splitting costs and paying IOUs.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
 
FITNESS
Garmin Connect - Garmin Connect is your one-stop source for health and fitness data. Track miles run, steps taken, heart rate and much more with this fitness app!
Apple Store  Google Play Store
MapMyRun - MapMyRun allows you to track, map, save and share every route that you run. This app helps you improve your running stats as well as helps you find the best running routes.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
Ride with GPS - Looking for rock-solid GPS logging? How about excellent bike navigation? With support for Bluetooth cadence, heart rate and power accessories, Ride with GPS is the best bike computer on the market.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
 
FOOD AND DRINK
AllRecipes – AllRecipes is a food-focused social app with a large community that shares recipes and other cooking related tips and tricks.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
OpenTable – Discover great dining and make free restaurant reservations on OpenTable.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
Untappd - Discover and share great beers, breweries, and venues with your friends, while earning badges for exploring beers of different styles and countries.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
Wegmans – Shop smarter and save more with tools that save you time and money on the Wegmans app!
Apple Store  Google Play Store
 
MISC
Animated Knots by Grog – Learn how to tie any knot the fun and easy way with this app. Useful for traveling, boating, and camping.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
Tile - Tile makes tiny Bluetooth trackers and a companion app that allow you to locate lost or misplaced items in seconds — like your phone, keys, and wallet.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
 
MUSIC
Spotify – Search for any track, artist, or album to listen to on the go!
Apple Store  Google Play Store
 
NEWS AND INFORMATION
Feedly - Feedly is a smart reader that connects you to the information you need to stay ahead of the next big trend in your industry.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
Twitter – Follow friends, explore trending topics and get the latest news on Twitter.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
ORGANIZATION
Cozi – Share calendars, reminders, grocery lists and more on this family organizer app. Cozi helps manage everyday life.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
Tripit – Organize all your travel plans in one place with Tripit. Simply forward travel confirmation emails to plans@tripit.com and TripIt will create a master itinerary for each of your trips.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
 
PHOTOGRAPHY
Shutterfly – The Shutterfly app allows you to easily order prints, upload photos, create books and personalized cards in minutes.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
SnapSeed – Snapseed is a complete and professional photo editor developed by Google.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
 
PRODUCTIVITY
dapulse – dapulse is a productivity tool for project management. Dapulse makes it easier for teams to work together dynamically.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
Slack - Slack brings team communication and collaboration into one place so you can get more work done, whether you belong to a large enterprise or a small business.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
 
WEATHER
Accuweather - This is a free, award-winning weather app that gives you a minute-by-minute forecast for your exact location. Perfect for the fast-changing seasons in New York.
Apple Store  Google Play Store
 
We would love to hear your favorite apps. Please comment on our Facebook and LinkedIn posts, or tweet us on Twitter!