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The purpose of an app is to make life easier and more fun, so consider this a gift.Wall Streeters, we know your lives swing between dramatic periods of having to save time and waste time, so we’ve picked these apps with that in mind. We’ve tried to forego the typical news apps and what not for apps that suit your every day life.
Like for when you need to get the most out of 3 hours of sleep, or when you want to check an article that’s blocked at your bank…
Normal, banker things.
Why you should get it: Brought to you by LinkedIn, upload all the cards you get at your business meetings and conferences into this amazing app and then throw all that clutter away.
Available on: iPhone, iPad, Free
Why you should get it: We personally swear by this app. It wakes you up during the lightest point of your sleep cycle (within half an hour of the time you set the alarm) so you feel refreshed. It also tracks your sleeping patterns with handy graphs.
Available On: iPhone, $0.99
Why you should get it: Sometimes, just sometimes, you have time to entertain. When that is the case, you still want to look like a well-rounded individual, but with booze. Use this to impress your guests and make them think you actually have time to pour yourself a cocktail.
Available on: iPad, Free
Why you should get it: If you're a beer connoisseur or really want a specific type of beer after work, Findmytap helps you locate your favourite beers at nearby pubs and bars.
Available on: Android and iPhone, $2.99
Why you should get it: If you can run a few miles a few times a week, you don't even have to go to the gym. Enter Get Running, the app that takes you from 'couch to 5k' in 9 weeks.
Available on: iPhone and Android, $2.99
Or if you're already an experienced runner, try tracking your runs with Run Keeper.
Available on: iPhone and Android, Free
Why you should get it: This is perfect if you have to travel a lot for work. Track your flight and find out whether or not you get to have an extra cocktail before you take off.
Available on: iOS, Free
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