Congratulations on your new Android device! After you’re done with all the legitimacy to set up your Google Account and services (you can probably do this with your phone manufacturer and carrier), you’re finally ready to own your phone or tablet. As you expand your email processor with new emails and remove useless apps from your device, it’s time to install some great apps that will enhance your life. Here are nine Android apps that made me happy and organized without asking too much of my user data or being annoyed by ads.
ColorNote Notepad Notes
My home is full of post notes that are strategically placed on multiple surfaces: my desk, cabinets and cutting board. And they all serve different purposes: some shopping lists, some reminders to return an item, some lists I have to do. The ColorNote app is a digital version of my sticky note addiction, but organized on a screen. You can create a text note or checklist and customize its color to distinguish one from the other. The app has a calendar where you can specify important dates, share personal notes with your friends and family, or sync your notes across multiple devices.
Having strong note-taking apps on your mobile is easy: this way, you can record detailed notes, add relevant photos from your work meeting and keep a magazine on one device. The free notebook app provided by Zoho provides powerful tools to help you organize your notes into digital notebooks with beautiful digital cards and document anything and everything. You can embed multimedia elements such as sketches, photos and audio files in the notes you write, and add as many pages as you need. Your data is stored locally, but if you have a Zoho account, you can sync your notebooks across multiple devices (including Windows, macOS and iOS).
Pinch: Self-care widget pet
We are entering the second year of the epidemic, and each feels a different kind of loneliness and fatigue. The good thing is that Finch, the self-care penguin, is here to guide us to take better care of our mental health. He lives within the application and motivates you to practice self-care every day: he will check your mood and tell you from time to time to stretch and set goals, which will help him gain energy points in his adventures. The free version has a lot to do, but you can upgrade to Finch Plus for more self-care exercises; A one-year subscription costs $ 39.99.
If you monitor your mental health without Finch’s configuration, CBT supplementation (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) is a very practical alternative. It provides a safe (and free) place to document your thoughts and provide training to train your CBT skills, whether you work with a doctor or not. You can pay $ 9.99 per month or $ 49.99 every six months to access additional tutorials and content.
Offership Package Tracker
Considering how embarrassing Porsche pirates are these days, it is more important than ever to know the delivery status of all the packages you expect – whether they are a gift for friends and family or groceries, to be refrigerated as soon as possible. AfterShip allows you to manually enter every package you expect (rather than requesting access to all your emails like other applications) – you just need to enter the tracking number and name the courier who delivered the package and the apps can find the rest. This will show you where each package is on the map and its current status (to see the latest update, I usually have to type the courier’s name). This way, you know when to expect a package to arrive, so you can catch it before a porch pirate arrives.
Difference of opinion
Ever since Google announced that it was discontinuing Hangouts, the chat app that my parents knew and wanted, I’m looking for another easy-to-use chat app. Discord may be the site of choice for gamers The One. First, you only need to enter your email address to register for the account, and you can invite specific people to join your server or room. In your own private space, you can chat with your friends and family using text or GIFs, or have the option to launch a video or voice call, even if they have apps or an Internet interface.
I was so tired of the algorithm-generated messages on the homepage of the Chrome web browser that I started using the Firefox mobile browser on my phone instead. Like the desktop version, the mobile Firefox browser can block trackers and scripts, such as social media trackers, cross-site cookie trackers, cryptocurrencies and fingerprints. Without these little things that follow you, you can browse the internet as usual, however some sites may crash without being able to collect data about you. You can customize it by switching your browser to Dark Mode or by moving the search bar to the bottom of the screen to make it easier to use on the phone.
Paprika Recipe Manager3
My current recipe management is very confusing: I have several web browser tabs open with recipes that I want to quickly find on my phone. With Paprika, I can download the contents of my favorite recipes (available online and searchable through Google) and save the ingredients and instructions in this small application. If there are any notes or changes you want to make in the original, you can change the import recipe. The app includes an editable grocery shopping list, pantry list and menu, as well as a meal planning calendar to tidy up your kitchen. Although the free version only allows you to save a maximum of 50 recipes, you can upgrade to a paid version that enables syncing between devices and unlimited storage of recipes for $ 4.99.
Since IBM’s acquisition of The Weather, with Weather Underground – a site I’ve sworn in but the experience of its use has seen the best days – I’m looking for a new weather app that’s as user’s privacy. Weawow weather application is that unicorn. Instead of requesting continuous access to all your GPS data, it will ask you to enter your location, allowing you to opt out of sharing your location data with third parties, and will not provide ads with its predictions. These apps make it easy for those in need to change measurement units, have a swipe-friendly interface, and allow me to add it as a widget on my home screen with many options for customization.
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