Disclosure: As member of a pretty cool team of influencers, (I received the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with line of service from Verizon. No additional compensation was provided nor did I promise a positive feedback. All opinions are my own).
Fall, for a lot of us, means returning to school. With the chaos that back to school often brings, anything that can make our lives a little bit easier is welcoming. Tap into the smart part of your smartphone with these free apps that’ll help you stay a little more organized and efficient.
Good nutrition can help boost your energy, help you maintain a healthy weight, and boost your immune system. However, making healthy choices isn’t always as easy as it seems. If you have trouble deciphering food labels, try checking out Fooducate. This app lets you scan food barcodes, and assigns a grade to the product, making it really easy to see how healthy your choices are. The app also gives you simple reasons behind the grade, so you can learn more about what you’re eating.
Available on iPhone and Android
With online bill payments and bank statements, it can be difficult to keep your finances organized. For example, I have my credit card with a different financial institution (and website!) than my day-to-day banking. With Mint, you can see all your accounts at once. The app also has helpful, visual charts to help you see where you’re spending money to create a budget you can stick to.
Available on iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, & Amazon
Remember the Milk
Remember the Milk is the ultimate organization app. It lets you create a number of different to-do lists, and can be synced with Google Mail and Outlook, so you have quick access to tasks you need to complete in one place. You’re also able to set due dates and time estimates, with the app reminding you how many times you’ve skip a task to help cut down on procrastination.
Available on iPhone, Android, and Blackberry
If you’re like me, you’ve come across articles you’ve wanted to read online, but you don’t have time right then and there. Pocket lets you save content for later, including articles, pictures and videos. The app also lets you sync content across devices, so you’ll have access whether you’re on your computer, phone, or tablet.
Available on iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, and Blackberry
MyFitnessPal is an easy-to-use app that can help you get more fit. The app has a large database of different foods so you’re able to track your calorie intake throughout the day. You’re also able to record your workouts so you can see how many calories you’ve burned – and get closer to your goals.
Available on iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone
If you love a deal, you’ll love RedLaser. This app lets you scan products, and presents you with a list of prices for the same item at other stores located nearby. You’re also able to store your loyalty cards on the app, so no digging through your wallet to get a deal.
Available on iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone
I highly suggest using these apps on the Samsung Galaxy 3. I have been able to download all of them (along with so many other apps) and I still have plenty of room.