Some Cool Apps From Various Flatforms To Make Your Life Easy

7/9/2012 4:03:48 PM

Urban Spoon for BlackBerry

We all love dining and wining out in a plush restaurant with an amazing ambience. Well, who doesn’t! but with the skyrocketing increase in the number of restaurants, we tend to get confused as to which one to choose.

The confusion increases when you are taking your girlfriend out on a date. Deciding upon a place that ranks high on all parameters is a tough job. In such a case, wouldn’t it be great if you get a guide to help you hunt a perfect dining place! After all carrying that huge “restaurant atlas” everywhere isn’t possible.

Description: Urban Spoon

Do not worry! We have a solution. You can use the app Urbanspoon on your BlackBerry and get info on all the happening eating joints nearby. All you need to to is spin the Urbanspoon slot machine. Keep on spinning until you get what you were looking for. Urbanspoon will find you the best place to help you make your date a memorable one. The best utility of Urbanspoon is when you are travelling to a new destination and are completely unaware of the food joints around. All you need to do is simply add the area name and leave the rest of processing to this “restaurant slot-machine”. Furthermore, you also have the option to choose the kind of cuisine you are craving for and also your budget. There’s nothing better you can ask for.

The app Urbanspoon is a jackpot for all you foodies out there. It uses GPS and Urbanspoon’s ratings to find a good restaurant near you. You can choose the appropriate restaurant by neighborhood, cuisine, or price. Search and browse, or see a list of all nearby restaurants. Urbanspoon also knows rating and reviews from newspapers, bloggers and fellow eaters.

With so much of information on your plate, your decision can never go wrong. You can download app from BlackBerry App World and install it to your phone. Your hunt for a perfect eating joint ends here.

Live Cricket-cricket on the go!

Description: Live Cricket-cricket

The IPL season is marked by cheers, enthusiasm and vigour each year. Every one of us has at least spent one week watching an IPL match at the stumps. However, whenever there is a match scheduled for weekday, you might be surely missing out on all the fun and frolic of lying back on the couch and watching the match but the sad part is you have to be at work.

To make the situation worse, you don’t get access to Cricinfo and cricbuzz at work. The notifications received on mobile phone are so blah! Well, do not panic. If you have a Windows Phone 7, here’s a special app – Live Cricket that will give you all the latest updates information and tidbits from the latest matches. It has all features to satisfy your cricket cravings.

The app has already conquered various platforms and it’s now available of Windows Phone 7, to satisfy the craving of all Windows Phone 7 users. Install the app in your device and you will get all real time cricket updates and news, IPL 20-20 scores, match charts as well as the scores of international matches from around the World. The best part is getting all of these at one Place.

Now whether you are at work, driving or anywhere outdoors, getting live cricket updates has become as easy as pie. Live Cricket app is your ultimate solution

The updated 3.7 version includes IPL 20-20 Matches Scores, Real Time Update. It is also compatible with Wi-FI and 4G.

Platform: windows Phone 7 or higher

Cost: Free to Download from Windows Phone Marketplace.

Text’n Drive: your email pal on iPhone

Description: Text’n Drive

What do you usually do during those long hours of commuting to and fro from office? Listen to some music; make few calls or probably text during the red signal. Well, that’s about it. Checking mails and replying to them while driving isn’t easy since you have to pay full attention to driving and fiddling with phone can lead to hazards.

Well, here’s an innovative app for all you iOS users. Using the TextnDrive app, you can listen to your messages and mails while driving and also reply with your voice. Now you can be a responsible driver without having to worry about handling your phone. The app helps you read unlimited messages for free. What’s more, with the pro version of the app, you can also go for unlimited voice replies using the speech to text conversation features.

The array of features offered by the app includes:

§  Email reading

§  Typing not needed

§  Text to speech feature

§  Compatible with all hands-free devices like speakerphones, Bluetooth headsets and various built-in car systems.

Using TextnDrive, you can now maintain road safety and pay ample attention to driving and at the same time ward-off the risks associated with using mobile phones while driving. The app has been tested on Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL and all major mail service providers.

Genre: Business/ Productivity.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch and iPad iOS 4.0 or later.

Downloaded from: iTunes app store

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