Women have to juggle many things at the same time and ensure that everything runs smoothly every time. From careers, to raising children, taking care of the family and household, to caring for themselves and their health, there is a lot a woman does in a day. While women have done fine without technology for ages, these days with the help of apps one can get more organized and anticipate, plan and accomplish goals.
Here is our list of apps to make each day just that much more easier for you.
Safety is a very big concern for all of us. It is easily one of our biggest worries these days. There are many apps across mobile platforms which help ensure the safety of women and also let family and close friends know their location. These apps can send the location of a person with the click of just a few buttons. Apart from pepper sprays, fancy self defense keychains, stun guns and even tasers, your smartphone with these apps can be a big help in case you find yourself in a tough spot.
With Eyewatch, when in a troubled situation a user can trigger instant emergency alerts to trusted contacts, along with your location, audio visuals of the situation and other critical details. The app can also track locations if you are inside a building or GPS is not working.
FightBack is a women’s safety application that send SOS alerts from a phone. The app uses GPS, SMS, location maps, GPRS,email and Facebook to inform loved ones in case you are in danger. The app can display a user’s current location on a Google ma p. Users can send an alert to the server by pressing the panic button of the app.
Download: Nokia, Android, BlackBerry
Staying on task and remembering to do things when they need to be done is one of the top priorities for women. Though there are countless apps to help you with your to-do list, but Evernote is a great app to help you stay on top of your daily tasks.
Evernote is one of the easiest app that helps a user remember everything across most mobile platforms as well as PCs. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders. These notes are then synced across various devices and are completely searchable.
Download: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Other Versions
With too many things to do, fitness gets neglected. Here are a few apps that will help you to stay on top of your exercise regiment and also track your health making sure you accomplish your goals.
iBody is a great fitness app for iPhone users. The app helps you track jogging and cycling distances and routes. It can also blood pressure, cholesterol, weight, body fat index or the number of calories burned while exercising. The iBody app also gives you user defined entries and a fitness log for adding your specific info. It also is able to display stats in a graph.
Daily Yoga is one of the best Yoga coaching apps out there. It provides dynamic yoga sessions with different durations & difficulty levels. It also has support for HD videos, live voice instructions, and background music. It also has a social community where one can share achievements and comments on yoga and also show off your Yogi’s Rankings.
This is a great app for keeping track of calories. It has a large database of over 2,000,000 foods. One can easily enter food details and it syncs with the web so you can easily check it on your computer. It also has a ‘Diet with your friends’ feature in which users can easily track and support each other’s progress.
The app also comes with a set of over 350 exercises.
Download: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Web
Healthify makes healthy living easy by helping you keep a tab on your diet with simple web and mobile based tools. Its a calorie tracker for the Indian diet. It rewards you to stay healthy. You can track your nutrition and calories, know what to eat and stay away from, get help from nutritionists, friends and dieticians on the phone. Read the Healthify story here. Sign up here.
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At the end of busy day, it is often difficult to think of recipes and to constantly keep changing the menu to keep it exciting. Try these apps that complement your culinary skills.
Allrecipes.com Dinner Spinner
With this app, one can search for recipes by ingredient or by just giving the phone a shake to find a random inspiration. You can also search by dish and cooking times. Using this app you can also share recipes on Facebook, Twitter, or by email.
Download: iOS, Android, Windows Phone
Recipe Search by allthecooks.com has a database of over 150,000 recipes. It has complete recipe directions and reviews of the recipes. One can easily search by ingredients and food titles. It has a very nice forums section. One can also easily bookmark and also share recipes to share social networking sites. Users can also create their own recipes and share with friends and the community.
Download: iOS, Android
And finally, here’s a list of apps to help you with your fashion needs. This is a section where there are countless apps to suit the tastes of all women but we’ve picked only a few.
Pose is an app where you can see and shop the looks shared by the world’s top trendsetters every day. It collects data from the top bloggers and brands and displays them. Users can also follow their favorite fashion influencers easily and share interesting outfits and shopping finds with friends.
Download: iOS, Android
My Fashion Assistant – Closet
This is an app where you can actually import pictures of your clothes, create outfits and plan what to wear. One can create outfits with up to 6 layers and accessories. With the calendar feature one can keep a track of when you wore what. A user can also tag clothes so that it can be located easily.
Download: iOS, Android
This one is like the Pinterest for the offline world where you can share and discover some of the coolest products and activities in town. You could follow some of the top fashion bloggers in the country, or peers and influencers to keep yourself up to date with the latest trend or simply sign up to discover amazing products tucked away in nooks and corners of your city. Read the Wooplr story here.
These are just a few out of the hundreds of apps for women. If you’ve come across great apps, leave a comment so others can discover them. Also, don’t forget to take a look at the Top Apps for Keeping a Tab on Your Expenses.