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9 Underrated But Useful Apps You Didn’t Know You Needed

The internet is a wonderful and fascinating place that has made everyday life so much easier. Craving ramen in the middle of the night? Get it delivered to your doorstep with a few taps. Need help assembling furniture? Go online and hire a handyperson. Looking for a pair of vintage Gucci shoes? Buy them at a discounted price from a virtual consignment store. 

You have access to nearly every product and service you can possibly imagine. All you need to do is find the right app. In this post, we’re sharing our top picks. Take a look. 

1) Tab

Going out with friends is a lot of fun till it comes time to split the bill. It becomes an even bigger hassle when you’ve been drinking. Do you split it evenly? Do you only pay for what you ordered? If mental math isn’t your strong suit, Tab is the app for you. Just take a picture of the receipt, select the items you ordered, and the app will do the rest. This app also connects popular money transfer apps for added convenience. 


2) Sit or Squat

Nature can call at any time. It doesn’t matter if you’re in the middle of Times Square or dining in a hipster cafe in Brooklyn.  Download Sit or Squat and save yourself from running around the city looking for a bathroom. With this app, you can easily locate bathrooms in the area. You can also find out if the bathrooms are clean or not, hence the name. 

3) WinIt

Getting a traffic ticket is annoying not only because you have to pay a fine, but it can also be added to your permanent record. But what if you receive an unjust ticket? With AppWinIt, you can easily dispute traffic and parking tickets. And the best part is that you won’t be charged unless your ticket is totally dismissed. 


4) Headspace

Do you have too much on your plate at work? Are you going through a rough breakup? So many things in personal and professional life can cause stress. Headspace is a meditation app that helps you manage stress, anxiety, or lack of focus. 

5) FilmBox

Did you find an old roll of film? Instead of going out of your way to get it developed, you can do it anywhere with your smartphone. FilmBox is an ingenious app that scans and saves film negatives. 

6) Dispo

Disposable cameras are back! But getting films developed is too much work. Get Dispo, an app that gives you the fun of a disposable camera without any hassle. The main concept of the app is to live in the moment. When you click a picture on Dispo, you won’t be able to see it till 9 a.m. the next morning. 

7) Clue

Tracking your menstrual cycle is a reliable way to be aware of your overall health and wellness. Also, it can be useful for those avoiding pregnancy or trying to get pregnant. The clue is a reliable app for tracking your cycle, ovulation day, unique patterns, and more. 

8) Robinhood

If you are looking to start investing or diversify your investment portfolio, Robinhood is just the app you need. It is an easy-to-use app that gives you access to stocks, ETF, and cryptocurrency trade. One of the best features of the app is that you don’t need a minimum account deposit. 

9) Better Help

Taking care of your mental health is just as important as physical fitness. Whether you are suffering from anxiety, depression, or any other issue, Better Help makes therapy accessible. Finding and consulting a therapist for the first time can be nerve-wracking. This app connects you to professional therapists at affordable rates. You can choose to speak over text, call, or video chat, whatever works for you.