From the moment you wake up in the morning to the time you fall asleep at night, apps can help make your day better. Apps are tools, and as with any tools you can use them to make your life easier.
These 16 apps can help you get fit, become more organized, find your way, and relax at the end of the day. Some of these apps may already be familiar to you, and some may be new to you. Use these 16 apps to make the most of your day.
All of these apps are top-rated and free, and some offer added benefits for a price.
Infographic – Apps To Help Make Your Day Better
These 16 apps can help you from morning to night. Check out these apps to see which ones work best for you.
Morning Apps — Health and Fitness
If you want to start the day right, use apps to help you get fit and eat healthy. These apps can motivate you to live a healthy lifestyle and get your day off to the best possible start.
No need to visit a gym or even leave your house. These apps will help guide you to a fitter physique.
Keep Home Workout Trainer
This free app for iPhone/iPad and Android can help you develop a morning exercise routine for your goals. Find over 400 exercises geared towards strength training, toning, and slimming. You can focus on certain areas of the body or do an overall workout.
This video shows you a sample of the Keep Home Workout Trainer app:
Home Workout No Equipment
Don’t have time to head to the gym? No problem, exercise at home with the app Home Workout No Equipment that will show you exercises you can do at home. No equipment is needed for you to do these exercise and get more fit.
Eating right also can help make your day better. Start the day by planning healthy meals with Healthify Me. This app can help you keep track of meals, calories and fitness. Use this app to help you meet your diet and fitness goals.
This video shows you the story behind the Healthify Me app:
Links to download the app for iPhone/iPad and Android are available from the Healthify Me website.
=> Don’t Miss 11 Must-Have Meal Planning and Nutrition Apps [Infographic] for more helpful health and fitness apps!
News Apps to Get the Info You Need
Sometimes your day begins by finding out what happened while you were sleeping. These news apps will quickly direct you to the latest news of interest to you.
Feedly is an app to read your favorite blogs, newsletters and other interesting articles in one place. Instead of looking through your email to find notices of the latest articles from your favorite sites, head to Feedly to find all of them at once.
Sites such as The Wonder of Tech can be found on Feedly. Look for the Feedly icon on a website (in the sidebar at this site) or discover new content on Feedly and subscribe to your favorite sites.
Google News shows you the latest world, national and local news. Get your news on the go and find what you want to read easily. This app also gives you the context of news articles, designating them as Local Source, Most Referenced, Opinion, or Fact Check.
Also see => Google News – Your Personal News Service
Cnet is an app that can be a helpful source for tech news. (Note that the infographic states that “Cnet is the No. 1 source for tech news” but they forgot to add “after The Wonder of Tech”…)
Cnet offers in-depth coverage of tech stories as well as reviews of tech products. Watch videos in the app showing rumors of upcoming tech releases and how to use tech.
Download the Cnet app from the Cnet website.
Beebom is an Android-only app that can give you tech news from around the world. See what’s trending and personalize the app to read tech stories on topics that are the most interesting to you.
This video shows you how Beebom works:
Tech Viral is an Android app that can keep you up-to-date on the latest hacking news and offer tips and tricks for using tech.
This video shows you more about Tech Viral:
Work – Stay Organized
Apps can help keep you organized, saving you time and frustration. With the right apps you can find important files, keep track of information and have access to your data on the go.
Evernote is a classic, full-fledged organized app that can help keep your world organized. Take notes, add links and photos, create lists and more. All of your information is stored in the Cloud so you can access your notes from your computer, phone or tablet.
For my full review of Evernote see => Evernote: A Powerful Organizational Tool!
Download the Evernote app for iPhone/iPad and Android from the Evernote website.
Keep your email, calendar, files and more in one place with Microsoft Outlook. Stay organized by using Outlook to manage appointments, meetings, communications from one app.
No phone or tablet would be complete without the Google Maps app. Get directions to places, find the most/least popular times for business, see street views, read reviews, and view satellite images around the world.
Having multiple devices means you may not have access to your computer and its files when you need them. TeamViewer may be your solution.
TeamViewer is an app that lets you access your computer remotely so you can get files or troubleshoot even when you’re away. TeamViewer also lets you print files remotely, wake a sleeping computer and transfer files between devices.
This video shows how TeamViewer works:
TeamViewer is available for iPhone/iPad, Android and computers. You can download TeamViewer from the TeamViewer website
Evening and Night
Use apps at the end of the day to help you relax and prepare for tomorrow.
Google Play Music
When you want to unwind, you can listen to music to relax or get revved up. Google Play Music has plenty of songs you can listen to on your phone, whether it’s an Android phone or iPhone.
Discover new releases, meditate to New Age music, or jam out to classic rock. Google Play Music will learn your tastes and suggest music you might like.
Google Play Music offers ad-supported radio stations for free and you can download up to 50,000 songs to your phone. Or you can pay to subscribe to Google Play Music to get on-demand access to 35 million songs.
Sometimes the best way to unwind is to get ready for the next day. Todoist can help keep you organized by making list-making easy.
Create simple lists, such as grocery items, or more complex lists such as a multi-step project. Set goals to manage your lists and make sure you complete them on time. Todoist lists sync between your computer and phone.
This video shows you how Todoist can help you organize your tasks:
If you use your phone in the dark check out the Midnight app for Android phones. This app can automatically darken your phone screen, even below the minimum brightness level.
Darkening your screen can put less strain on your eyes and save battery life for your phone.
Science has shown that the blue light of phone screens can interfere with sleep. Apps such as Twilight can help with sleep by filtering out blue light from your phone screen.
Twilight can be scheduled to turn on automatically at night and off again in the morning. You can adjust the intensity of the filter as well as the color temperature.
=> Learn more about Twilight and other ways apps can help you get better sleep at Want Better Sleep? Blue Light Filters Can Help!
Which apps do you use to make your day better? Have you tried any of these apps? Are there any of these or other apps you recommend to help you make it through the day?
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*Infographic courtesy of Swift Tech Buy, used with permission