Currently, there are thousands of iOS apps available on the App Store so it becomes difficult to choose the ones which are worth trying. It can be a difficult task to find out the best apps for sending emails, weather updates, music or playing games etc whether you are a seasoned iPhone user or have recently shifted from Android to iOS smartphone. Fortunately, we at Nimblechapps have tried more apps than you can contemplate and have been using this beauty called the iPhone since its inception in 2007. We have curated a list of the top 5 iPhone apps in 2020 for you, download it and thank us later.
Zoom is a cloud based video chat app you can use to virtually connect with your loved ones or conference calls using audio or audio+video along with recording to view later. On a single conference call, you can add up to 100 participants with impeccable screen sharing and high clarity. One of the best features of Zoom is the tiled view where all participants can be seen on the screen together irrespective of the number of participants. The video calling app works on WiFi, 3G and 4G/LTE networks and has a safe mode feature which can be enabled while driving.
Try now: Zoom
Due to lockdown many people lost their jobs and have used their phones to create new business ventures from their home. Darkroom is one such photo editor app for iPhone which is highly user friendly, sleek and efficient. Once you start using Darkroom, it is guaranteed to be a permanent app on your iPhone. Darkroom has easy to use cropping tools and adjustment sliders to bring out the best from your pictures. The best part: you can save your work directly to the camera roll (which can be reversed when needed) or export final pictures. After using Darkroom you will realise that photo editing can be effortless yet fun.
Try now: Darkroom
Once again, due to lockdown people started turning their focus towards a healthy lifestyle with good exercise and diet goals. MyFitnessPal is the magic genie that helps you achieve your goals by tracking what you eat. Calorie tracking is always tricky based on portion sizes and complexity of counting calories of home cooked meals. MyFitnessPal makes it easy by adding a barcode scanner, a food database and recipe database. Additionally, you can also save your regular meals as favorites and save time. This makes it easy to track your goals and stay on track. In the end, the goal is to make you understand how calorie intake affects your body.
Try now: MyFitnessPal
How often does it happen that you download an app, sign up and forget the login details the next day? Well, now there’s an app which can store your login details. 1Password, an iCloud Keychain is used to store login IDs/passwords and critical payment information. The best part: 1Password is a standalone app and hence data security is not an issue. You can easily download it and use Face ID or Touch ID to browse your login details on the go. You can use the free version for 30 days after which you will have to subscribe at $3.99 per month. That is a small price to pay for the most important app which protects your details to other apps and websites.
Try now: 1Password
This pandemic has given us time to rethink and make some new habits. Whether it is going for a run or just remembering to eat healthy or taking care of plants, Habitify helps you to remember and the new habits and actually form habits. The interface is pretty simple, just create the habit, name it and select date and time, Habitify will do the rest for you. It will remind you when it’s time to complete the habit and analyse data based on how often you do it. It is noteworthy to buy a premium version for $5 a month of $40 for unlimited lifetime access.
Try now: Habitify
In this piece, we have included a list of our favourite iPhone apps which we used during the lockdown. We would encourage you to download these apps and play around with them, let us know in the comments about the apps which you have used during the lockdown.
Rajiv is one of the founders of Nimblechapps, a web and android game development company based out of India. At Nimblechapps he overlooks delivery, product development and often lends a hand to the in house development team. His personal interest include Travel, Food and Motorcycling.