Summer season is the best time when we relax, go on holidays and spend more time in the great outdoors. We can easily organize our summer using just fingertips with apps designed for these purposes only. As we see, the commercials tell us “There is an app for this or this app is best for that.” But its nearly impossible to find out the best one from the thousands available. So here we have put together a short list of must-have apps which will help enhance your summer as well as your weekends.
To plan and have a perfect summer vacation, people around the globe are increasingly seeking out insider tips and recommendations from online. TripAdvisor will be at your assistance to find the lowest airfare, best hotels, great restaurants and fun things to do wherever you go. Comparing airfare and finding great deals are just one tap away. You can get millions of reviews, opinions, videos and candid photos by travelers, which will help you to choose the best option.
You do not need to worry about traffic signals if you would use this amazing app. Its the world’s fastest-growing community-based traffic and navigation app. Waze can also act as your GPS when you input a destination and will continue to alert you as police, accidents or traffic jams appear on your route. It can also show you the nearest and cheapest gas stations coming up on your route, again posted by other Waze users.
3. XE Currency
You can convert any currency into any other currency on the spot by using this apps. It gives you live rates of every world currency & precious metals that refresh every minute and saves that latest rates so that you can use them even without internet connection. So you will know quickly whether 5000 Egyptian pound is a good deal for that “custom-made” suit or not.
We always look for latest news and articles where-ever we are. But without an Internet connection, devices can’t connect. Here comes Pocket with a solution. The app stores online content on your phone, so you can read it later when you are offline. It works with your Read it Later account and displays the same archives as well as articles.
Music is the most basic of entertainment to maximum human being. We usually want to listen different songs in different time, but that specific songs may not be saved in our devices. Here Soundcloud comes with a full pack of solutions. It is a great social network to discover and share new music, which brings you all music & audio direct from the creators themselves. It is also a great app for those who want to share their recordings while on the go, straight from their smartphone.
It will let you call and text anyone, anywhere in the world. Viber uses your device’s internet connection; so while it is free, it will use data. This means, it would work great on a Wi-Fi network. It enables you to make calls completely free with high sound quality, which you won’t get from other free calling services. In addition to calling and text messaging, you can exchange photo messages , location-sharing, interesting smileys. Recently it has included a doodling feature that lets you draw or paint over photos or on a blank page, and then send those doodled-up pictures to friends. So it will make your summer conversations with friends and family easier.
7. Yahoo! Weather
Yahoo! Weather may not be the most exciting app for summer, but it is as essential as flip-flops and sunscreen. This incredibly comprehensive weather app will give you a detailed forecast all over the world. It updates as soon as you open the app. You can check the weekly forecast or tap on a specific day for detailed weather reports. You can be aware about cloud coverage, temperatures across the country and wind direction. It will keep you in the meteorological know-how to help you maximize your summer fun.
8. iTranslate Voice
This summer, getting around and communicating in other languages is very easy if you download iTranslate. Not only can you key in words and phrases and translate them to 40+ different languages, you can also speak a phrase in your native tongue and have it read back aloud by iTranslate Voice. You can even select between lots of different dialects, choose a male or female voice and control the speaking rate.
AroundMe will help you in finding restaurants, ATMs, supermarkets, bars, pharmacies, gas stations and every place you might go in this summer as well as afterward. This geo-location based app has been one of my favorites for a long time, because its like a personal tour guide in my pocket. Just a tap of the Nearby button reveals Wikipedia entries for nearby places of interest, which is really more than a tourist guide.
10. Minion Rush
Boredom during this summer? No chance. There comes “Despicable Me: Minion Rush” for you to help stave off summer holiday boredom. Its the brand new game inspired by the worldwide blockbuster “Despicable Me.” You can play as a Minion and compete with others in hilarious, fast-paced challenges. You can jump, fly, dodge obstacles, collect bananas, be mischievous, and defeat villains to earn the title of Minion of the Year. Keep a keen eye on the screen and have more fun and surprises.
That’s it for now. Let us know what you would’ve included in the list.