This month we’re bringing you some of the greatest apps to hit Microsoft Lumia phones to help kick-start your New Year, and keep up those resolutions.
If 2016 is about getting fit or saving those pennies, check out Runtastic and Wallet Watch – both of which will help you keep an eye on the progress of your resolutions. For those with January blues, the Trip Advisor app offers everything you need to help you choose your next holiday destination. And if you need brush up on the local lingo before you travel – or just want to learn something new this year – why not try out Duolingo, a free and easy app which enables you to learn over five different languages.
Whether you’re looking to improve your fitness, take up a new hobby, get your finances into shape, or just get away from it all this year, you’ll be sure to find some great apps on offer at the Microsoft store. All this and more as the festive season comes to an end…. Here’s to an ‘Appy New Year!
Runtastic (Free) – Runtastic is your ideal fitness tracking app for all outdoor and indoor pursuits. Track your sports and fitness activities, and boost motivation to achieve your New Year goals with this great app. Not only does the app enable you to track and manually enter your workouts, it also tracks family & friends to show your position whilst you’re out for a run or ride. Download the app and watch the competition hot up.
Wallet Watch (Free) – January is one of the longest and most difficult months when it comes to watching what we spend, but this app will help you stay on top of your finances in an easy accessible way. The app includes tools that allow you to track your income and expenses as well as giving you updates on what you have lent or borrowed.
Trip Advisor (Free) – To take your mind off heading back to work, you may want to start planning your next break away! TripAdvisor is free and easy way to find hotels, restaurants, and attractions in any destination. Users can browse candid photos taken by other travellers for inspiration and with over 75 million reviews and opinions, easily find the best places to eat, sleep, and play in 2016.
Recipe Keeper (Free) – Planning to improve your culinary skills? This recipe app will help you find and store delicious, cost-effective recipes at the touch of a button. Create the ultimate personal meal planner using your own cookbooks, magazines and recipe websites. Recipes can be entered with as little or as much information as needed and can be grouped by course and category, making your favourite meals easy to find whenever you get a craving.
Duolingo (Free) – Whether your brushing up or starting from scratch, Duolingo is a fun and easy way to learn a new language, with nine available to learn, including Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, and English. Lose hearts for answering incorrectly, advance by completing bite-sized lessons, and track your progress with shiny achievements that make learning fun and easy.