With hundreds of thousands of smartphones apps available, how do you know what the best app to download from the Google Play (formally known as Android Market), BlackBerry World, or Windows Phone Store? Wirefly reviews the best smartphone apps for productivity and personalization of your smartphone. And, of course, we’ll tell you which games are more fun.
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MyFitnessPal, a free app for iPhone, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry smartphones, is a great motivator to help you meet your weight loss goals. Within the MyFitnessPal app, you can get support from your community of friends, track progress, and set your weight loss goals. MyFitnessPal's community-oriented app design helps you leverage encouragement from your friends when you need it most.
While there is a MyFitnessPal website, this easy to use mobile app lets you take these features with you wherever you go. You can input or edit your goals, enter your caloric intake for each meal and add new food data to the list if it doesn't already exist. The graphical progress screen will help you see and digest (sorry, a little weight loss humor) everything from the foods you ate to... read more
If you're like me, you can't wait for Thursday September 5th at 8:30pm. At that time, the first NFL game of the year will be kicking off between the Baltimore Ravens and the Denver Broncos at Denver's Sports Authority Field at Mile High. While I'm not a fan of either team, I will be glued to the TV watching every play as if my Cincinnati Bengals were playing. Why am I so interested in watching this game? I'm interested in watching the game because I have three players from my fantasy football team playing in the game. While it is easy to watch and keep track of your players when there is only one game... read more
Samsung TecTile is an app, which lets your Android smartphone read and write to programmable Near Field Communication (NFC) embedded stickers, also called TecTile tags. Using this app, you can easily program TecTile tags to change settings on your phone, launch applications, check-in to places, update social status, or even make phone calls or send text messages automatically whenever you tap your phone to the tag. You can stick the little TecTile tags just about anywhere and use any... read more
The future is here with Google's tap, pay, and save app - Google Wallet. Use this secure app to turn your near field technology (NFC) capable smartphone into a virtual wallet to make everyday purchases online as well as at your local retailers.
This finance-savvy app is preloaded on most compatible phones and also available to download for free from the Google Play store. It is simple to create an account and link credit cards, debit cards, loyalty cards, or gift cards. With 140,000+ retail locations, you are sure to find the Google Wallet logo wherever you shop- coffee shops,... read more
Ever wondered what tree is right outside your office window but never bothered to look it up? Or did you not even know where to start? Virginia Tech Tree Identification has your back.
The vTree app, available in both the Google Play store and iTunes app store, makes North American tree identification easier than ever! This smartphone app takes you through a series of questions to help identify the plant in front of you and even uses GPS to find your location to get your answer faster. With over 6,400 pictures of leaves, flowers, twigs, fruit, bark, etc. identification is incredibly simple and fast.
Gardeners, tree specialists, and... read more
MapMyFitness is a super helpful smartphone app that tracks your exercise routine. Whether you're looking to lose a few pounds or just want to track your workout, you'll love mapping your fitness on this great smartphone app!
It tracks over 600 workout activities, which covers just about anything you could come up with. It knows how many calories you'll burn from a certain activity, like jogging, based on the amount of time you ran. It also has a map and GPS to guide you and saves the trails for your records to show where you've been. It may sound like your typical "get fit" workout tracker, but it is much more than that.... read more
Get ready to take a Field Trip with a new smartphone app created by Google! Field Trip, available in the Google Play store and iTunes App store, is your new best friend.
Let Field Trip be your historical guide without the cost or annoying chatter. Running in the background of your smartphone once installed, this app will alert you with a card showing what important site or building you are approaching either on your walk to the park or while on a road trip. It even tells you the best places to eat and shop, with help from Zagat, Food Network, Thrillest, WeHeart, Inhabitat, and more.
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