In today’s day and age, there are a wide variety of on-demand mobile resources. Almost anything you could dream of can be done on your phone through new mobile apps and websites. From video calls to delivering food, there are endless resources available to you. We have compiled a brief list of apps and resources that may be useful to you.
Resources such as Uber Eats, Door Dash, Grub Hub, and Postmates allow you to choose from various nearby restaurants and a meal delivered to your door. Food delivery is an easy way for you to enjoy your favorite meals in the comfort of your own home without having to drive anywhere.
Zoom, Skype, and Google Meet are great options to explore for video calls. Video calls have gained popularity over the past year due to Covid-19 and remain a great resource to stay in touch with your loved ones. If needed, there are plenty of tutorials available online to help increase confidence with video calling.
If you have a pet or are considering getting one, many resources are available to help you take care of your pet. These include grooming services, dog walking, and pet sitting resources. Some of the most well-known services include Wag, which will find a trusted pet sitter to look after your dog, and Rover will find someone to pet sit or dog walk and offers drop-in services.
Many entertaining apps and websites are available just for fun. Some notable choices include Words With Friends, a digital version of Scrabble to play with your friends, and Lumosity, a puzzle and brain teaser game. These apps are not only entertaining but help to engage your brain and keep you sharp. If you enjoy reading, you can find your favorite books on Apple Books or Kindle to read at any time without a trip to the bookstore.
Many apps focus on health and wellbeing and are great resources to check out. Pillboxie will track and remind you about your medications, HeartWise, which will track your blood pressure and resting heart rate, and StressCheck Pro will help you monitor stress levels. Additionally, pharmacies such as Wallgreens and CVS have mobile apps available on your phone. These apps help you stay on top of prescriptions and keep your accounts organized.
Technology is an excellent resource for entertainment, help, and staying connected with loved ones. There is an app or website for just about anything now. These recommendations are just a small sample of the many options you can find on your phone.
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