Last week, we gave you five apps that can help simplify your life. Thanks to your feedback, we decided to give you a few more. From getting scores of your favorite team to managing your mortgage, there are apps out there to make every part of your life easier. Check out them out!
Have you ever been driving in your car or at the doctor’s office and heard a crazy, catchy song you didn’t recognize? Did you try and memorize the lyrics, with the hope that somehow you would remember to look them up later, only to forget within five minutes? Fear not, because Shazam is here to help. With the touch of a button, this app will recognize a song playing in the background, save it and allow you to buy it later.
Forget everything you know about calendars, and race to download UpTo. This app takes all of your existing calendars including Outlook, Google Calendar and Facebook events, and then seamlessly syncs them together. You can follow the public calendars of your favorite sports team, TV shows, music releases and anything else linked to UpTo. Taking it one step further, UpTo allows you to share your events and calendars with friends or the public, making a truly integrated and social app!
Never wait in the pouring rain for a cab again. This app, available in 35 cities and 14 countries is an on-demand transportation service that fits in the palm of your hand. Simply request a ride and get picked up in minutes; no reservations required. You can use the app to compare rates, pay with Google Wallet or a credit card, and check the progress of your driver on an interactive map. Next stop: Wherever you need to go!
Are you a sports fan? Do you find yourself trying to look up scores to your favorite teams on your phone? Stop frantically trying to use Google and try out ScoreCenter from ESPN. This app puts all the sports information you can handle into one app. Scores from every sport, both professional and college, are organized into this app. You can even set push notifications to alert you about start times, score updates, team news and final scores. Whether you want to get an alert for every time your favorite football team scores or you just want to know the final score, you can customize this app to fit your needs.
The Quicken Loans Mortgage Calculator
Last but not least, our very own mortgage calculator. This easy-to-use app lets you crunch the numbers on a home. Whether you are a home buyer, homeowner or real estate agent, this app will take all those numbers and display them in a simple manner. This powerful app includes a purchase calculator to determine your monthly payment, a refi calculator to figure out your monthly payment if you refinanced, an amortization calculator to see the total cost of your loan if you make extra payments and a home affordability calculator to determine how much you can spend on your dream home. Throw away that pen and paper, and download the mortgage calculator!
These apps will help to keep you informed, organized, educated and on time. Have a favorite app of your own? Let us know in the comments!