Facebook? Check. Twitter? Check. Spotify? Check. We all have our must-haves when it comes to iPhone apps that sometimes we overlook some of the gems that are just waiting to be explored in the iTunes AppStore. Here are some other great iOS apps you should consider.
For $3.99, Dark Sky users are given accurate weather predictions not just by the hour, but by the minute. Other features include extended 24-hour and 7-day forecasts, global maps, and a real-time alert in case there’s a storm coming. Another useful feature? You’ll be notified if it’s about to rain at your current location.
Are you experiencing disruptions with your sleep cycle? Download Sleepio, your very own sleep coach. To customize the app, you’ll need to answer a sleep questionnaire paired with sleeping data trackers such as Bodymedia and Fitbit. Once your sleeping data is analyzed, Sleepio will generate a personalized program that will help you hit the sack without counting sheep. Sleepio is available for free at the AppStore.
By far one of the best photo editing apps in the App Store, VSCO Cam allows you to tweak shutter speed, white balance, and other photo settings. The app also comes with presets that allow subtle changes that result in a much better looking photo. Once in a while, the folks at VSCO will release new presets (either free or for a very small fee), so check out their store once in a while. Once done, share your photo via VSCO Grid or through Instagram.
No time to update your planner? Download EasilyDo, a free app designed to function as your own virtual personal assistant. Just sync your calendar and email account and you’re good to go. EasilyDo will monitor upcoming events, notifications, and other useful information.