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Killer Apps to Download and Ace Staying In

In this modern age of apps and unlimited data, are we ever truly offline? 

To cope with the stay in measures and new way of life, here are some killer apps you need to get to keep up with this new stay home routine while indulging in the occasional workout and movie night. We won’t know how long this will last, but at least we can keep busy and stay active together!

Editors’ note: This list will help both introverts and extroverts.

On the list: Productivity | Sleep | Stress Relief | Fitness | Expense Tracking | Group games | Entertainment Streaming | | Food Delivery | Food Recipes | Reading | Social

Productivity apps

For the times you want to get up later, dress up (extra attention to your waist-up outfit), and definitely show up. 

  • Zoom (our teleconferencing fave!)
  • Hangouts 
  • Skype
  • Todoist
  • Slack
  • Trello
  • Basecamp

Tip: We love Coffitivity that recreates the ambient sounds of a cafe to boost your creativity and help you work better!

Sleep apps

For the times you need a little help getting quality sleep and want to practise healthy sleeping habits. Namastay in bed, indeed. 

  • Headspace
  • Noisli
  • Pzizz
  • Slumber
  • Sleep Cycle

Stress Relief apps

Keep calm and.. you know the drill. Apps for the times you want to break free from the noise and find time to yourself and practise mindfulness. 

  • Headspace
  • Calm
  • Insight Timer
  • Aura

Tip: Check out the many meditation playlists on Spotify for free meditation sessions.

Fitness apps

For the times you feel guilty about the late-night suppers or second breakfasts and want to break a sweat session.

  • Nike Training Club
  • Sweat
  • Runkeeper
  • Popsugar 
  • MyFitnessPal
  • 8fit

Expense tracking apps

For the times you want to be on top of things.

  • Spendee
  • Seedly
  • Pocket Expense 
  • Expensify

Group gaming apps

For the times social distancing make you miss your friends.

  • Psych! Outwit Your Friends 
  • Charade
  • Triple Agent
  • Avalon
  • Houseparty
  • LINE (in-app games)

Entertainment streaming

For the times you resigned to your fate of being a couch-potato.

  • Netflix
  • Amazon Prime
  • Hulu 
  • Viu 
  • YouTube
  • Vimeo

Grocery shopping apps

For the times you want to enjoy the niceties of modern convenience and practise social distancing.

  • Fairprice
  • Redmart on Lazada
  • Foodpanda

Food delivery apps

For the times you want to support local eateries–and also because you really don’t want to do the dishes.

  • Grab
  • Deliveroo
  • Foodpanda 

Food recipe apps

For the times you want to take control of your MSG intake and get your daily workout in from doing the dishes after.

  • Tasty
  • Tastemade
  • Epicurious

Reading apps

For the times you want to escape into a literary world of podcasts, audiobooks or really good music.

  • Kindle 
  • Audible
  • Spotify

Social (distancing) apps

For the times you want to catch up on culture. #noFOMO

  • Instagram
  • TikTok 
  • Twitter
  • YouTube 

We got you covered for the workdays and the weekends with this stay in! Good with this list? Check out 9 more apps every modern woman should download. Spoiler alert: It includes tracking your cycle.

Staying at home doesn’t have to be a bore when you’ve got cool tips and tricks to stay productive, connected, and positive. Lockdown or not, we’ve got you covered with our Stay Home Guide — tap to read more!

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