There’s an app for that

christmas-lightsThe moment I finally got my iPhone, I immediately set about downloading all of the apps that I knew I had been missing out on.





What’s App. [For all the lovely people in my life with Blackberries.]

But I compiled a short list of some of the others that I dug a bit deeper for and I am already loving!

Camera Awesome:

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A free camera app that easily outpaces the default one on your iPhone. You can tap into a variety of presets to enhance your images, as well as use stabilization, burst mode, and timers, plus the app outputs to a wide array of sharing services. Numerous filters are also available for further image tweaking. So like Instagram 2.0.


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Runkeeper lets you track your runs, bike rides, and other fitness activities via GPS and maps, with built-in coaching and stats to power your activities.

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You know when you are browsing a store or eating in a resturant and an amazing song comes on but you don’t know the name? Turn this app on and it will instantly find the song and direct you to where you can buy it!

Dark Sky

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This app gives you not only the current weather, but will give you a weather radar update of what the weather will be in 2 hours for now. Perfect for runners or people who just want to know if they should bring an umbrella or not…



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EndoMondo is one of the only apps that can track of your duration, distance, speed, and calorie burn during any outdoor activity.



Believe it or not, this helps empty my wallet. Of receipts that is. I input all my expenses and my Mint app links directly to my bank account and credit card to give me a real-time look at what is happening. I love this app so much!

Pocket Whip

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This app brings me insane amounts of joy. Hailing from the Big Bang Theory tv show, it provides the satisfying sound of a whip that you can tape and send to your friends via music. Considering I have been called the Marquis de Sade of Fitness instruction, I may have to start using it in my classes. 

Having just started using this over the weekend, I am still growing my list of favourite apps.

What are yours? 


  1. says

    This post made me smile so much until my face split in two with pure happiness at the pocket whip! I think that was the very first app I installed (well, after Instagram).

    I’m going to be looking into these, especially that Shazam one. The last one I added was Buzzfeed which consumes waaaay too much of my life.

    I’m going to go hug my iPhone…

    • says

      Somehow, the fact that you have PocketWhip does not surprise me in the least.

      And I actually thought of you when I added Shazam. As for Buzzfeed, I don’t know if I can ever get tired of adorable animals and snarky celebrity comments.

      There are two iPhones getting hugged in Ontario today.

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