With the multitude of different apps available for both IOS and Android devices, it’s next to impossible to keep track of even a fraction of them. So how do you find the most useful ones and ones that are actually perfect for today’s busy guy with a packed calendar?
Well, you could try searching through App Stores for hours to find something that might be of slight use to you, but we wouldn’t really recommend that approach. Your time is far too valuable for that. Fortunately, we’ve done the hard work for you and sifted through hundreds of apps to find 5 apps that every man should have on his phone. Read on for our picks.
If you’re not much of a drinker you may want to skip this one, but if you like the occasional indulgence then the Distiller app is a must have. This app provides detailed and expert reviews of some of the most popular alcoholic drinks around including; whiskies, rums, brandies, and Tequilas.
It’s nicely organized in an easily scrollable list and each item provides you with a quick rating. If you find an item that catches your attention you can simply tap on it in the list to read a more detailed description. This is a great app if you’re planning a get together with the guys.
There aren’t too many men that don’t love the tastes and smells of a backyard BBQ, but that doesn’t mean that we’re all expert cooks. If you’re looking for a little back up the experts at Weber have you covered.
The Weber Grill app will give you step-by-step instructions on how to cook more than 250 different recipes – if you’re looking for something to impress your guests you’ll find it in this app. It doesn’t just provide you with recipes, it will also provide you with great tips to get the most out of your grill. This one is a must have if you’re serious about grilling.
Once men get into their mid to late thirties they start to realize that they have to take their workouts seriously if they want to maintain a fit and lean frame. There are tons of apps that focus on fitness and workouts, but that doesn’t mean they’re all equal.
One of the best options if you’re looking for a personal trainer in your pocket is the Sworkit app. You can enter your workout goals and the app will provide you with great workout ideas. It even has videos that show you how to do different exercises.
SAS Survival Guide
If you’re the active outdoors type you may enjoy a good hike or a camping trip in the backwoods. It’s an exhilarating and reinvigorating experience as long as you’re properly prepared.
An app that should be on the phone of anyone that spends a lot of time in the great outdoors is the SAS Survival Guide. This app was actually created by a former member of a British Special Forces team and they know what they’re talking about when it comes to outdoor survival.
For the busy guy on the go it’s important to keep track of appointments, make easily trackable meeting notes, and keep a log of their daily activities. In a crowded app category, there’s one app that rises above everything else when it comes to staying organized and that’s Evernote.
It keeps you organized and you can quickly search for any information you need at a glance with its built-in search capabilities. If there’s one app you should have it’s Evernote.
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