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App Map: Guide to the Most Must Have Apps

With so many apps out there, it's hard to know which ones are actually useful. We've pinpointed 8 that are bound to simplify your life. They won't solve all your problems, but they'll definitely help with drunk texting your ex for example, that's a good place to start. 

1. Find My iPhone
It's happened to all of us, and no matter how many times it happens, you still have a small panic attack everytime. Losing your phone can feel like losing an arm, even if it is stuck between the couch pillows. Find My iPhone eases that anxiety by allowing Apple users to sign on to an online account to get the GPS coordinates of your phone’s location.

2. cab4me
It's 3 a.m., you're in that part of Denver and you just want your pillow, but catching a cab has proven quite a feat. The taxi finder app cab4me uses your GPS location to find the nearest cab companies with available car types and payment methods. Talk about the quicker way home.

3. Yelp
Even with tons of competing resources for food and drink recommendations, Yelp remains one of the most popular review sites out there. Reap the benefits of its millions of users and reviews to find the perfect spot for your night out ahead of time or on the fly. Every search you make can be narrowed down with filters like whether the place is open now, how expensive it is, and whether or not it accepts credit cards.

4. Textalyzer
Sometimes you have one too many cocktails. Sometimes you text your ex. Most times, you absolutely regret it the next morning. Textalyzer creates a "Don't Text" forbidden list that prevents you from texting anyone on the list unless you complete a series of puzzles and mind tests. If you fail, the app saves your text for 12 hours before you can hit send. The best friend you always wanted.

5. Nike Training Club
There are a multitude of fitness apps on the market. However, Nike Training Club encompasses all your workout needs. The app features cardio, core, strength, balance, and flexibility exercises, workout videos, a training schedule, and even allows you to create your own workouts. 


6. Circle of 6
When in a dangerous situation, it can be hard to whip out your smartphone, dial, wait for someone to pickup, and tell them what's wrong. With Circle of 6, you can alert your friends, family, and emergency services that you need help. The anti-violence app has you choose six people to add to your circle, and when you need help, it pings all six an alert message and gives them your GPS location.

7. Vemno
Say goodbye to splitting the check 10 different ways when you go out! Venmo securely stores your credit card info and lets you quickly send and receive payments between yourself and your friends. 

8. My Fitness Pal 
Want to keep track of your daily calorie, carb and sugar intake but don't want to carry around a food diary? Problem solved with My Fitness Pal. Easily track what you eat, drink and work off with a few clicks. You can even get support from friends and an online community as you meet your goals! 

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