10 iPhone Apps to Fix Your Life
At some point in our lives, we all need a little pick-me-up. The good news is, there’s an app for that ... millions, in fact!
Whether you’re feeling sad, mad, bad or just need a change, here are 10 apps that can help fix your life.
Meet Someone New!
Need more love in your life? Give online dating a try! OKCupid.com is a popular dating service that connects you with singles with similar interests. The app lets you social network with potential matches on-the-fly: update your status, share your location, chat, and see who’s nearby! Even if you’re not into the dating game at the moment, it’s a great way to expand your social circle.
OK Cupid, Free, iTunes App Store
Get Stuff Done.
If you’re feeling like a scatter-brain, get it together with Clear. The app’s well-designed interface makes it easy and fun to organize your tasks by using common iPhone gestures. You can create as many to-do lists as you need and there are many themes to choose from. Once all your tasks are complete, the app rewards you with an inspirational quote.
Clear, $2.99, iTunes App Store
Concerned about the future? Find out what the stars have in store for you with Susan Miller’s Astrology Zone. The app gives you a daily forecast and comes loaded with built-in features like a matchmaker, a stress guide, vacation tips, love advice, a gift guide and more! With this app, you’ll always be one step ahead of the game.
Susan Miller's Astrology Zone, $3.99, iTunes App Store
If you’re trying to save money, signing up with Mint.com is a great way to keep an eye on your spending. The app lets you manage your bank accounts and credit card balances whenever and wherever you are! You can view all of your transactions, set up budgets, make goals, analyze trends, plan investments ... even get advice on how to save your dough! The app also alerts you when bill payments are due.
Mint.com, Free, iTunes App Store
Feel the Burn!
Somehow donuts worked their way into your daily diet, and now those skinny jeans just don’t fit! Get your weight back on track with Calorie Tracker from LiveStrong.com! Even if you are in shape, the app helps set a weight goal. Just enter your current stats and what you eat. My Plate has nutrition facts for almost any food!
Calorie Tracker by LiveStrong.com, $2.99, iTunes App Store
Get In the Mood.
Nothing sets the mood like music, and Moodagent has got you covered no matter how you’re feeling! The app delivers music mixes from tracks on your iPod based on your mood. Just tell the app how you’re feeling by adjusting the "mood levels," which include sensual, tender, happy and angry … and you can even select what kind of tempo you want. Moodagent then automatically queues up the appropriate tracks! For a free app, it blows iTunes out of the water.
Moodagent, $4.99 or Free Lite Version, iTunes App Store
Bust a Move!
Annoying neighbors? Can’t afford rent? Need more space? Find a new home with Trulia! Just enter your preferences and discover available listings and open houses in nearby areas. View a map, get directions, see contact info and scope out what kind of restaurants and shops are in the hood. The app also notifies you when a new listing pops up, so you’ll never miss a thing!
Trulia, Free, iTunes App Store
Get a New Gig.
If you're out of a job or it’s time for a change, Simply Hired can help you nail your next interview. There are hundreds of job sites out there and Simply Hired allows you to search ALL OF THEM AT ONCE! You can save listings, email them, and apply for jobs right within the app.
SimplyHired, Free, iTunes App Store
Yoga has a long list of health benefits, and Pocket Yoga has a long list of poses (over 140) that you can reference to create custom workout routines. The narration, calming music and animated graphics make it easy for beginners and gurus to get in the zone.
Pocket Yoga, $2.99, iTunes App Store
Get Away From it All!
Sometimes, you just need to get away to put life into perspective. Let Hipmunk be your travel agent! This app takes the agony out of booking flights and hotels. Like SimplyHired, Hipmunk searches many sites at the same time, such as Orbitz, Travelocity and Priceline. When you find a great deal, you can book it directly from your iPhone, email it to yourself, or finish booking from your main computer.
Hipmunk, Free, iTunes App Store