There are so many Apps available for both our iPhones & Apple Watch, it can be difficult to decide what is worth using, and what isn’t. Hopefully, this article will help. We’ve put together a list of our 5 favorite apps which may actually benefit you and prove useful.
We all know sleep is hugely important and with the latest tech, we can get more out of our sleep and hopefully feel fresher and more energized. Napbot is a machine learning powered sleep tracker which will help you understand how you sleep.
Here’s what it does:
Sleep History - Gain insight into your full sleep history in beautifully designed overviews.
Sleep Tracking - NapBot uses machine learning to automatically track your sleep.
Detailed Sleep Analysis - NapBot presents detailed sleep phases analysis by calculating deep and light phases.
Environmental Sound Exposure - NapBot analyze your Environmental Exposure to understand how it affects your sleep quality.
Sleep Heart Rate - NapBot presents sleep Heart Rate summary chart based on your HR zones.
Sleep Trends - Track your sleep trends to understand how new habits influence your sleep.
The way it works is simple. Just wear your Apple Watch while your asleep. Napbot will detect you’re asleep and start tracking all your metrics. Then, you can open the companion app on your iPhone to view all the data.
Rating: 4.2 out of 5. Based on 4,5k reviews.
2. Just Press Record
We like this app. Just Press Record is award-winning mobile audio recorder that brings one-tap recording, transcription and iCloud syncing to all your devices. When installed on the Apple Watch, you can record effortlessly right from your wrist.
Record - A record button everywhere, ready to go when you need it. Unlimited recording time, background recording and pause / resume make it the perfect recorder.
Transcribe - Turn speech into editable, searchable text with support for over 30 languages, independent of your device’s language setting! You can even add punctuation!
Edit - Edit your transcription text easily within the app and use the waveform view to visualize your audio and cut out the parts you don’t need.
Storage - Recordings stored in iCloud Drive will be available on all your devices and also in the Files app. Or keep them private inside Just Press Record.
Pro Audio - Make professional quality recordings up to 96kHz / 24-bit with external microphones connected via the Lightning Port, in M4A, WAV or AIF files.
Share - Sharing your audio and transcriptions couldn’t be easier. Email and message them to friends and family or share with any app that accepts audio or text.
Organize - our recordings are organized into folders by date and time. Rename recordings, view Recents and see your Apple Watch recordings right from the Tab Bar!
Accessibility - Accessibility is incredibly important to us. We are delighted to offer excellent VoiceOver support to ensure that Just Press Record can be used by everyone.
Rating: 4.2 out of 5. Based on 1.1k ratings.
Yep, it's a golf app. Hole 19 says their the most complete mobile app for Golfers.
Hole 19 gives a bunch of great features for when you are out on the course. Simply start your round on your iPhone, and then use your Apple Watch to get distances, putt tracking, score inputs and more.
Hole 19 can also give you performance insights and trend analysis based on your entries, and features a live leaderboard to compete with friends.
The best thing about Hole 19 is that you can leave your phone in your bag and focus on your game.
- Distance Tracker
- HCP Calculator
- Match Play
- Watch Scoring
- Club Recommendation
Rating: 4.3 out of 5. Based on 2.3K ratings.
4. Carrot Weather
Who’d have thought the weather could be so fun? CARROT Weather is a powerful weather app that delivers hilariously twisted forecasts. For example, you can choose from one of 5 personalities to deliver your weather forecast.
With all the fun stuff aside, Carrot is very accurate and you can even access multiple weather sources when using the premium version. The award-winning Apple Watch app will give yout a full weather app, plus notifications and customizable complications so you can build and customize your own weather display right on your watch.
Here’s some of the features:
Accurate & Detailed - CARROT’s interface gives you quick access to your current, hourly, and daily forecasts. Or just tap anywhere for more meteorological goodness.
Personality - From the hilarious dialogue to the delightful animations, CARROT has character in spades. You can even customize CARROT’s personality to your liking.
Apple Watch App - Check the weather from your wrist with CARROT’s award-winning Apple Watch app. You get a full weather app, plus notifications* and customizable complications*.
Widgets - Get CARROT’s forecasts on your Home Screen with a variety of customizable widgets.
Customization - Build the weather app of your dreams with CARROT's full customization suite. Change layouts, add data points, and more.
Notifications - Get a heads up on incoming precipitation and severe weather alerts, or receive a daily summary of the weather for the upcoming day.
Data Sources - Switch between sources like AccuWeather, Dark Sky, and ClimaCell to get a better handle on your forecast.
Weather Maps - Watch in awe as the next big storm comes bearing down on your house with radar and satellite maps.
Secret Locations - Follow clues to hunt down secret locations - like the Moon, the Pyramids, and Chernobyl - on a world map.
Achievements - Unlock achievements by experiencing weather events, traveling around the world, and using different features in the app.
Rating: 4.7 out of 5. Based on 38.7K ratings
If you’re like me and easily distracted or are trying to do too many things at once, this is an app for you. The Focus app will split your day into work and break sprints. You can define the session lengths that fit in with your schedule. The default setting is 5 minutes off for every 25 minutes worked, with longer breaks every four cycles.
The Apple also features a task manager and also runs in background mode on the iphone.
Rating: 4.6 out of 5. 101 Reviews.