Our weekly app picks
It’s Appday Sunday and that means we’re back with more of our favorites to share. Every week we bring a handful of great apps to the table and share them with everyone. Sometimes they are new apps, sometimes old standards, but every time they are apps we love to use.
Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we can give them a try. We all find some of our favorites right in the comments on these posts!
1. Jen Karner — Habitica
Habitica gives me a combination of two things that need to be a part of my life, gaming and organization. Gaming, I’m already good at, organization…less so. I’ve tried white boards, countless apps, and paper planners all in an effort to try and remember everything on my to-do list. Habitica however rewards me when I remember to knock things off my list, and does it in a really fun way.
The initial setup is the only real pesky part with this app, since you’ll need to set up your daily tasks, habits, projects and rewards. Once that’s done things get fun. Each time you finish a task you’ll get gold and xp for an avatar. You can then armor and grab them up, leveling up as you go. It makes staying on top of things fun, and helps to make real life more of a game. Which is almost always a good thing.
Download: Habitica (Free)
2. Ara Wagoner — Wear Hydrate Me
I’ve recommended Hydrate Me before when I first discovered the app. You can set this wear app to buzz your wrist on a set interval during specific hours of the day to remind you to drink while you’re out and about, something I tend