Useful Apps for Everyone
Smartphones have made life easier in many ways with the help of useful applications. Here are a few of our favorites at Education Update:
Shazam: Ever find yourself listening to radio and wondering what the name of a song or artist is? Shazam can help with that. Shazam is an app that identifies the music playing around you with the simple touch of a button.
HopStop: HopStop provides detailed transit maps, nearby stations, and directions for over six hundred cities across the globe. HopStop also gives door-to-door transit, schedules for subways and buses, and estimate travel times and costs for taxis.
Charity Miles: Looking to do good for your body and for others? Charity Miles helps with both by logging how far you’ve ran, walked, or biked and donates to the charity of your choice based on how far you’ve gone.
My Fitness Pal: Does your New Years Resolution have to do with taking better care of yourself? My Fitness Pal helps with all of your diet and weight loss needs. With this easy to use app, you can record your food, caloric intake and your exercise routines. My Fitness Pal also allows you to connect with friends and makes it easier to see your results!
Groupon: Groupon provides discount offers on things to do, see, and eat in over five hundred cities across the globe. With endless possibilities, you never know what kind of a deal you’ll find from discount show tickets to four course dinners.
Lumosity: Lumosity is a fun, yet educational way to play on your phone. It was created by neuroscientists to train memory and attention through specialized games. It features Personalized Training Program, which provides an individualized approach to improving your cognitive function. #