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15 Cool And Practical Apps For Couples

15 Cool And Practical Apps For Couples

When you love someone, you want to be as connected to them as possible, espeacially in times when you are set miles apart for some reason. There’s no easier way to stay connected than having an app for that. These 15 cool and sweet apps for couples will help you deal with various aspects of your relationship – from getting to know each other even better to settling fights and learning to be a better partner.

1. Simply Us

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    A fun little app set to do a great work – it organizes your life together. If you and your partner often get into silly situations of meeting at the wrong place, double booking the same movies or just buying two packs of milk, Simply Us would be your lifesaver! It allows to create private to-do lists, grocery lists and even small projects, exchange photos and text, plus have a special calendar sync between the two of you to always stay aware when who is up to what.

    iOS (free)

    2. Couple

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      A beautifully designed social network for only the two of you, Couple promises to make your memories last forever! The app allows you to make phone calls or facetime, exchange texts, express your mood and feelings with video, audio, doodles, cute stickers and even private photos which you can set to disappear within a certain time. On top, you can set notifications on a shared calendar and exchange to-do lists. The app is an incredibly sexy way to stay constantly connected and keep all your memories live on a shared timeline both for couples in long-distance relationships and those living in the same city

      iOS (free) and Android (free)

      3. TheIceBreak

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        An app focused on creating more meaningful talks and understanding your SO better. TheIceBreak entails a list of questions to either exchange answers in private or ask and answer anonymously within the community. Also you can “capture today’s moment,” by sharing a picture of something that amazed you today. Now, being active with cracking icebreakers literary pays off. Each time you complete one of the app’s actions, you receive 10$ in the icebreak coins. When your dream team earns $500 in coins, you get a 20% discount (for up to $20) off your next date! Just mail you recipient afterwards and get a cash back from the company in return. How cool is that?

        iOS (1.99$)

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        4. WhereAreYou App

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          So you just moved to a new town and finally decided to have your first night out to celebrate the new beginnings in this cool new venue just a few blocks away. And now you are waiting for half an hour as your partner took “a shortcut” and got lost. Sounds familiar? It kind of happens to my SO and me a lot, especially since we moved to another country and bhave een traveling extensively for the last few years. Here’s where the WhereAreYou App comes incredibly handy! It allows you to send texts to your partner’s phone asking the permission to share his current location temporarily once (ring up and guide him to the right place). The best thing, however, is, that there’s no need to have the app installed on his device!

          iOS (free) and Android (free)

          5. Between

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            Claiming to be another “best app for couples”, Between does have a handy set of features each of you would love! Create your gorgeously styled intimate space where you can exchange and store photos, voice messages, cute stickers and animated emoticons. The app reached 1 million downloads just within a year after launching and as the CEO Park implies: the app is highly addictive. Current users spend 300 minutes a month on average building more meaningful experiential context that cherishes more intimacy with your beloved.

            iOS (free) and Android (free)

            6. You&Me

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              Another stylish-looking messaging app designed for couples by the How About We dating website. You&Me has a standard set of features like exchanging text, photo and video memos to more funky and unique features like sharing songs (that make you think of your SO!); Photobooth – shoot four window, boardwalk-esque styled pics together; Halfsie – shoot Frontback-style photos of you on top and your SO on the bottom and Secret – send your most private pics “steamed up” that the recipient needs to wipe up clear to view.  Besides, the app knows when both of you are together in real life and adjusts the interface respectively.

              iOS (free)

              7. Sesame

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                Are you so bad at making gifts and feel like you gonna fail again with something your partner would actually love for the anniversary. Or do you merely want to make their day brighter with a lovely care package when you are apart? Sesame app from Sincerely allows you to send charming themed gift boxes right on the go with a few clicks! Fantastically thoughtful gift boxes are styled around a certain theme like “Chocolate Lovers,” “Relax&Refresh” and much more! Prices start from 20$ a box including delivery.

                iOS (free) and Android (free)

                8. Dirty Games Truth or Dare

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                  Spice up your relationships by playing a game of naughty truth or dares with this app. The name says for itself – choose whether you want to answer a sultry question or do a slightly scandalous dare, than indicated if a male or a female participant’s answering. Perfect both for a sexy night with just the two of you playing and if you’d like to liven up a party (just make sure everyone have a good sense of humor and aren’t too shy!)

                  iOS (free)

                  9. Fix a Fight

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                    So you got into a row? Now there’s an app for that, too! The Fix a Fight app suggests you proven tactics to make-up and goes even beyond by giving advice on how to better express your feelings and initiate discussions about things that bother you without getting into a fight at the first place. Additionally, the app includes a list of self-soothing and relaxation exercises for both of you to calm done. All the advice is provided by Mark McGonigle – a leading psychotherapist and couple consultant from Kansas city.

                    iOS (4.99$)

                    10. Foodie

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                      If you plan to stay in and amaze your boo with a fab romantic dinner, Foodie definitely has the most comprehensive list of recipes, organized in neat collections. From simple, yet yummy last-minute ideas to gastronomical masterpieces that would require some skills and plenty of time. If you fail, the app will tell what cool new restaurants you can dine out at instead.

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                      iOS (free)

                      11. Avocado

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                        Launched in 2012 by a couple of dating ex-Googlers (awww), Avocado lets you collaborate and communicate easily on the day-to-day stuff.  Set up to-do lists and get instant sync on crossed-out items, exchange notes and memos, keep your Google calendars updated and synced, plus add up some fun to your communication with self-made emoticons of your photos. And send loads of hugs and kisses all the time!

                        iOS (free) and Android (free)

                        12. Line

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                          If you love having endlessly long conversation over the phone, Line app will save you from paying huge bills as it allows ringing up mobiles and landlines free of charge. All you need is a solid 3g/4g connection or wi-fi hot spot. The app also supports free texting, exchanging amusing strikes and video calls. It particularly comes handy when one of you is traveling.

                          iOS (free) and Android (free)

                          13. LokLok

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                            Exchange funny doodles, sketches and hand-written notes that will instantly become visible at your SO’s screen without even unlocking it! LokLok app replaces your standard lock screen with a new one where you can go all creative. If you are synced, your message instantly displays on their screen. There’s even no need to unlock your phone or launch the app view and reply! Alternatively, you can set the app as a widget, if you don’t want it to replace your screen.

                            Android (free)

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                            14. HeyTell

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                              Do you remember days when walkie-talkies were popular? HeyTell works on a similar principle. Push the button, record your message and have it delivered to your contact. It’s like a private voicemail account, where you can listen and reply to messages when it’s convenient for you. An excellent app for super busy couples who still prefer to hear a familiar voice instead of reading plane text, and frequent travelers!

                              iOS (free) and Android (free)

                              15. Postagram

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                                Do you still find sending smalls things by snail mail extremely romantic? (I do!) The Postragram app will turn one of your pictures from your device into a beautiful glossy postcard and have it sent for you at any location in the US, Canada and Europe with just a few clicks. Don’t forget to add a few romantic lines! It will get delivered within 5 to 10 business days for 99c around the US and 1.99$ to destinations abroad.

                                iOS (free) and Android (free)

                                Bonus: Feel Me

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                                  One of the greatest apps to be launched soon for couples in long-distance relationships! The Feel Me app turns plain old texting into a touching experience. When on, you can see a small red dot at the place where your partner fingers are currently touching the screen while composing a text. When yours and your sweetheart fingers press the screen in the same place, a pleasant vibration occurs. Marco Triverio, the app developer from Copenhagen, says that the app introduces a new way of emotional connection, the closest one you can get to actual touching when being apart.

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                                  Featured photo credit: kelley_leigh via flickr.com

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                                  10 Smartest Productivity Software to Boost Work Performance

                                  10 Smartest Productivity Software to Boost Work Performance

                                  Productivity is the ability to perform tasks efficiently and in a timely manner. In today’s busy and competitive business world, productivity is paramount for any business, organization or corporation.

                                  Productivity is more than just performing tasks successfully. It is about investing and allocating resources, so the company or business can perform to meet its core goals.

                                  As part of 2019, it is important to commit to new goals. When shopping around for new productivity software keep in mind the following things: cost, reliability, cross-platform compatibility, on the go, technical support, etc.

                                  In the subsequent sections, we will examine the most recommended productivity software in the marketplace. In addition, we will look at what makes them tick and what separates them from the rest of the pack.

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                                  1. Monday dot com

                                    Monday dot com was founded to create a team management solution so people connect to workplace processes across any industry. The productivity tool is used in more than 140 countries.

                                    The user interface is intuitive and impressive. It makes collaboration productive and fun because of its simplicity.

                                    The tool is deemed to have one of the best user experiences across the mobile and online project and task management platform.

                                    The product includes usability, customization, admin control, group management and control, private or public control, in-group messaging and more.

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                                      The software comes with lots of customizations. When you create a project as a user, you can choose between a traditional task view and the kanban-style board view. The dashboard allows you to see the progress on a project, and it includes an excellent advanced set of search tools.

                                      Also, Asana’s Android and iOS apps do retain the web interface’s clean look and feel.

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                                      3. Trello

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                                        Moreover, the tool has over 100 plus integrations with Google Drive, Slack, Jira and others. The product works flawlessly across various platforms.

                                        Some of the well-known features includes is speed, easy-to-use, and set up. The interface includes due dates, assignments, file storage, checklists and more.

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                                        4. Jira

                                          The Jira software is flexible and heralded as the next-generation project.

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                                          The software allows teams to design and adapt the software to an organization’s needs. This includes having visibility into long term goals, project roadmaps, status of work, real-time release information and more. In addition, the interface is customizable.

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                                                    10. ActivTrak

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