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Looking for some new apps to entertain or better yourself in quarantine, but having trouble finding the perfect app for you? There are so many useful apps available in the app store. However, finding a good one can be hard when there are so many to choose from. Today, we have done the hard work for you! We have tried out 10 of the app store’s new apps and compiled a list of our top picks. In this blog, we will share 10 new apps that are must-haves to get you through the summer. Whether its weight loss you are going for or just a few book recommendations, we have you covered!
- Ranking: #8 in Books
- Rating: 4.8
Goodreads is an avid reader’s new best friend. Taking spot #8 in the app store’s “books” category, Goodreads has seen nothing but success since its release. Goodreads is an easy way to keep track of books you have read, leave reviews for other readers, and find new books to read. You can mark books you have read, see what your friends are reading, and find books highly recommended for you! If reading is a part of your daily life, Goodreads is a new app you have to check out. Goodreads make reading easy and effective!
- Ranking: #1 in Healthy Eating and Dieting
- Rating: 4.6
Trying to lose quarantine weight? Calory is your must-have app. Tracking food intake is both time consuming and challenging. Calory is a new and improved food tracking app that allows you to track calories by its ability to scan barcodes on the go, add your favorite foods with just one click, and monitor your progress. And if those features do not impress you, I have good news: this new app is constantly being updated with new features! If weight loss is a part of your post-quarantine plans, this new free app is a must. Looking for more quarantine tips? Check out these quarantine tips from your favorite influencers and celebrities.
3. Sky Walk 2
- Ranking: #2 in Education
- Rating: 4.7
Sky Walk 2 is an educational stargazing app that allows you to explore the night sky through your smartphone. It is interactive, educational, and a lot of fun! The app follows your movement as you scan the sky, allowing you to view 200k+ celestial bodies. In addition to viewing the sky, the app offers educational information about every star, constellation, comets, and more! This new app is great for kids and the perfect way to pass time in quarantine this summer. Learn more about how to turn screen time into a positive and educational experience in this article.
- Ranking: #25 in Finance
- Rating: 4.7
Acorns is the new go-to app for investing. It takes approximately 5 minutes to sign up and allows you to invest at your fingertips. Its user friendly, and great for the novice investor who does not have extensive knowledge on the market. This app ranks #25 in the Finance category in the app store and continues to rise on the charts. If you’re looking to invest this summer, this new app is for you!
- Ranking: #13 in Health and Fitness
- Rating: 4.8
Strava is a new app for tracking workouts. It is easy to use, includes great social features, and the customer service is phenomenal. Strava allows you to track running and biking with ease. If getting in shape is something you are aspiring to do this summer, this new app is a necessity. And did I mention it’s free?
6. Dark Noise
- Ranking: #191 in Health and Fitness
- Rating: 4.9
Do you want to get better sleep this summer? Try the new app Dark Noise. It offers the best white noise on the app store. This app is effective in drowning out the noise of snoring, cars, air conditioners. Unlike many apps of its kind, Dark Noise is ad-free! However, you should know Dark Noise costs $3.99. Dark Noise is worth the price for the quality white noise it has to offer. This app offers a Siri shortcut, making it easy to access through minimal prompting.
7. Alto’s Odyssey
- Ranking: #12 in Sports
- Rating: 4.4
Alto’s Odyssey is a relatively new app that is perfect for gamers or sports lovers. Alto’s Odyssey is the sequel to the app Odyssey Adventure. Playing the role of a snowboarder, you soar down mountains, desserts, and more as you progress through the different levels. This entertaining and addictive game can be yours for $4.99 in the app store. If you are looking for a new game, give Alto’s Odyssey a try, it will not disappoint.
- Ranking: #17 in Music
- Rating: 4.1
GarageBand turns your device into your own personal recording studio through the click of a button, allowing you to make and mix your own music. This app allows you to be a DJ on the go! Ranking #17 in the Music category of the app store, this new app has been very successful since its release in recent years. New to the music industry? No worries! GarageBand makes creating music easy through the use of multi-touch gestures to play instruments from guitars to pianos. Once you’ve completed your mix, you can share your work with family and friends through the app! For more ideas on what to do in quarantine, check out what these Instagrammers are doing for inspo.
- Ranking: #118 in Lifestyle
- Rating: 4.8
Ink Hunter is an app that falls under the categories of lifestyle and augmented reality look. It is among the first of its kind in its ability to let users “try on” tattoos before its inked forever! Ink Hunter lets you plan and preview the tattoo of your choosing. You can draw a design on the place of your choosing and view it from every angle to give yourself an idea as to what the tattoo would look like in real life. If you are a tattoo addict, this new app is perfect for you!
10. Day One
- Ranking: Editors’ Choice
- Rating: 4.8
If you are a sentimental person, the new app Day One is for you! This new app allows you to journal and document all of life’s moments. Day One makes it easy to add audio, pictures, and text to your daily journal entries. This app even allows you to look back and reminisce on your past journal entries. This app is among the few that were chosen as editor’s choice this past year! Day One is free to download in the app store and offers premium features available for purchase. Looking for more organizational apps? Check out these top 10 social media scheduling apps.