It’s already Christmas, you’ve opened the presents that have been left for you under the tree and surprise: you have a completely new iPhone. You may be new to the platform, it may be your first smartphone or you may just be looking for inspiration to start new habits with this new phone, so we are going to offer you a list of what we consider some of the best applications to release your new iPhone.
We know perfectly well that WhatsApp is the queen messaging platform (at least in Spain), but we do not recommend Telegram just to be able to send us messages. This service incorporates bots, is capable of transferring large files to other users and includes calls. They are even testing Siri message ads, integrating tightly with the system. With a bit of skill you can turn Telegram into a set of “conversational apps“You can download it for free from the App Store.
Giving yourself 5-10 minutes a day to close your eyes, take a deep breath and try to clear your mind can be one of the best resolutions you can make for 2021 after a 2020 full of stress and anxiety due to the pandemic. Balance includes a basic meditation course It gives you free for a year so that you can be less distracted, concentrate more and eliminate bad habits such as taking your iPhone to the bathroom or biting your nails. You can download it for free in the App Store, although to enjoy all the courses you must make in-app purchases.
Another purpose that you can have in 2021 is to eat better, and Yuka is one of those applications that allows you to achieve it. scanning product barcodes from the supermarket to see if they are really healthy or not. You will probably receive bad news regarding whims you usually give yourself, but all effort is little to maintain good form. You have it for free in the App Store.
If you have a lot of activity on social networks, Jumbo can help you maintain a minimum of privacy in them automatically checking the options of each of those networks and cleaning up the trail that we are leaving on the internet. The download is free in the App Store, although to use Jumbo without limits you must pay an integrated purchase.
VLC Media Player
If you have videos saved on a computer (either Mac or PC) and you simply want to have them on the iPhone without ties, user accounts or services linked to it, you just have to download VLC Media Player for free from the App Store. It is compatible with all video formats and allows you to transfer files through the same Wi-Fi network. Highly recommended.
Notion is one of the most flexible services for project and task managementBoth for those who want a simple list of things to do to those who intend to manage teams of dozens of people at a professional level. It requires some learning, but those who master it assures that there is nothing better. The download is free in the App Store, although to enjoy the service without limits you need a payment plan that sells from 4 dollars a month.
If you want a open world game that gives you hours and hours entertainment based on exploration and mission fulfillment, Genshin Impact is a recommendation for you. Anime aesthetic for anyone who wants a game that costs a lot to complete, free on the App Store.
Another game that can be great for you in dead moments is Hearthstone, the absolute king of casual card games. Build decks, challenge players from around the world, and complete single-player missions in games that typically last no more than 15 minutes. Free on the App Store, with optional purchases if you want to complete your decks faster.
The Battle for Polytopia
It costs us very little to recommend this game to have a version Light of Age of Empires on your mobile. Turn-based strategy free to play with three tribes, with the option to download more tribes through in-app purchases. Almost essential, you have it in the App Store.
Monument Valley (complete saga)
If you want an alternative of calmer and more relaxing game, the recommendation becomes Monument Valley from Ustwo games. Its first and second part are full of relaxing games in which you will guide the protagonist through puzzles that will reveal the way to her destination. You have the package with the two games for 7.99 euros in the App Store.
Nobody likes to have a breakdown or break in their iPhone, but at least Apple has ways to ease the solution of these problems with its Official Support app. If you download it, you will have a good guide to know what to do and who to turn to if something happens to your device. The download is completely free on the App Store.
We end with the official application of the Spanish government for detect and trace COVID-19 infections, which we recommend having installed in case the administration improves that detection in the future and the API that Google and Apple jointly created proves its value in a future where we will have to balance while the vaccination campaigns are extended. Completely free on the App Store.