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My Ten Most Used Mobile Apps

I have the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. And I love it. It is nice and big and the S-pen is fabulous. I have way too many apps on my phone but there I mostly use around 20.  I would like to share with you the 10 apps I use most and why.

 

1. Google Chrome

That is no surprise I’m sure. I truly believe Google is the best search engine available. Also, I am one of those people who, if someone says “how old is Johnny Depp?”, I have to look it up immediately. What did we ever do before?

 

2. Gmail and Google Calendar

I figured that I would group these together. My inbox is absolutely crazy and I really need to organize it.  As far as Google Calendar goes, I would be lost without it. It is very user-friendly and I love how I can add other members of my family to an event and have it show up in their calendar.

 

3. Amazon Shopping

As much as I hate to admit it, I am on Amazon way too much. I don’t go out to stores much and so most of my shopping online. I wish I lived in one of their grocery delivery areas. Then again, I may never leave the house if that happens.  I use Amazon Smile, where you can pick a charity where Amazon will donate a small percentage of your purchase dollars. I chose St. Jude’s Children Hospital, it makes me feel a little better when I get spendy.

 

4. Pinterest

Ah, the most entertaining time-sucker out there. You innocently open it up to look for a chicken recipe you saved.  Three hours later, you have saved 10 pins about makeup for hooded eyes, 15 hairstyles you love, and 5 diy pallet projects you will never make. By then you realize that you never looked up the recipe or started dinner. So you order a pizza and keep browsing!

 

5. Audible

Yes, another Amazon company. I like books, but I have vision problems so wasn’t reading much. Then I tried Audible and was hooked. It is also great for when you are doing other projects or even just want to drift off to sleep. It requires a monthly fee, but it is well worth it for me.

 

6. Adobe Photoshop Express

I have the whole Adobe Creative Suite on my desktop. but when I need to quickly edit a mobile photo, this app really does the trick.

 

7. Canva

Canva is a very useful app for making collages, pamphlets,social media graphics, and so much more. I will admit it is much more user-friendly on desktop, but sometimes when I want to make a quick graphic, I do it on my phone.

 

8. Poshmark

Yep, another shopping app. But you can get some very nice used clothing and accessories at great prices. No bidding required. I keep saying I’m going to sell my barely used items, but I have exactly 1 thing up -a pair of RayBan sunglasses.

 

9. Design Home

This game is so much fun if you love interior decorating.  They have challenges where you decorate a room and your design gets rated by others. One disadvantage is if you don’t have the discipline to only enter 1 or 2 challenges a day, you will likely have to pay to buy furnishings, etc. Guess which group I am in?

 

10. Color Puzzle

This is a fun, relaxing game. It has you arrange colors from one hue to another. I feel it helps me understand color better and the end palettes are rather pleasant to look at.

 

So there are my 10 most used apps, but I have a lot more favorites that I will have to share with you another time. What are your favorite apps? Please comment below. I would love to hear from you!

 

XO, Alisa

Alisa Gannon
<p>Alisa Gannon is a style blogger and fashion addict. When she isn't binging on fashion sites she can be found watercolor painting, fashion sketching, and making jewelry. She resides in snowy Erie, PA with her husband, 2 daughters, dog, 2 cats, and 2 axolotls.</p>
http://www.xoalisa.com

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