All of the major platforms have so many great apps available for them that its hard to keep track. While we usually try and focus one or two areas each week, this week we decided to mix it up and bring you one great app that you probably didn't know about from each of your favorite mobile and desktop operating systems.
SpotWorld (iPhone): Discovering great places while traveling is difficult. There are plenty of services that can recommend itineraries and even individual activities, but the vast majority of these are curated by a select few. SpotWorld uses community generated recommendations and itineraries to help you find those unique cool spots that most don't even know about.
NotifyMe (Windows): There are plenty of notification applications out there. However, NotifyMe is unique in that it allows the user to create notifications that appear and notify using a variety of different methods. For example, you can easily set ballon pop-ups that appear in the notification tray, or you can use audio files to indicate a task is due.
Sports Tracker (Android and iOS): Sports Tracker records your workout routine and duration so you can easily track your fitness right from your phone. Additionally, you are able to share your work out with your social network, and receive suggestions and tips from the rest of the Sports Tracker community. Like many other fitness apps out there, Sports Tracker is also uses GPS to record your run or bike ride for reference later on.
Lanyard (Web App): When it comes to networking, conferences are great. However, finding the right conferences to attend - especially ones in your area - can be quite difficult. This is where Lanyard can help. Lanyard is a social conference discovery tool that assist you in not only finding the best conferences, but also the most popular areas so you can ensure you get the most out of each conference.
MailTab for Gmail (Mac): There is not shortage of apps for the immensely popular Gmail. MailTab is one of these apps. It allows Gmail users to easily access the entirety of their Gmail account all from the menu bar on their Macs. No need to open your browser just to see your inbox. Instead, simply navigate to the menu bar and your Gmail inbox is only a click away.
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