Life Tech Keep up: 50 apps to track your entire life
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Keep up: 50 apps to track your entire life

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Thanks to modern technology, keeping track of every element of your life has never been easier.

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Make the most of your smartphone by downloading these 50 apps that will monitor everything from your household pet to your finances.

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SleepCycle
Cost: $0.99, for Android and iOS 7 or later.

Records your sleep, monitors your movement and tells you when you’re simply not getting enough shuteye. Also features an alarm clock that will wake you up at exactly the right moment.

 

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My Fitness Pal
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

Lets you set a daily calorie goal and record your food and exercise to make sure you stay on track. Then, watch the kilos come off! It has a database of most foods, but the coolest thing about the app is you can scan product barcodes to enter new foods.

 

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MapMyRun
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

Enables you to use the built-in GPS on your mobile device to record your workout details, including duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and route traveled on an interactive map.

 

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I’m Expecting
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 6.0 or later.

Guides you through every single day until your due date, providing daily updates with pregnancy videos, articles and tips. Track and learn about your pregnancy symptoms.

 

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Stress levels
Stress Check
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 6.0 or later.

Track your stress levels. Developed by clinical psychologists, it takes you through a series of stress check quizzes, exploring different areas in your life. These stressors are explained, along with helpful tips on how to reduce anxiety in those areas.

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Menstruation
Menstrual Calendar
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 5.0 or later.

If you can’t keep track of when your period is due then download this digital tracking calendar which records your menstrual cycle and highlights your most fertile days.

 

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Heart rate
Heart Rate Calculator
Cost: Free, (try Heart Beat Rate for Android) on iOS 5.0 or later.

This will measure your heart rate when rising and lowering, and then you know if you’re getting fitter.

 

 

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Water consumption
Waterlogged
Cost: Free, (Try Water Your Body for Android ) on iOS 7.1 or later.

If you’re not drinking enough water, this will help with charts and reminders to keep you going.

 

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Vegetable and fruit consumption
I Heart Fruits and Veggies
Cost: More than a banana, $1.29, for iSO 3.0 or later.

A simple app for people who need a little accountability to eat more healthy.

 

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Workouts
7 Minute Workout Challenge
Cost: $2.49, for Android and iOS 6.0 or later.

This takes your through a scientifically-authenticated workout and tracks your results, making it fun by allowing you to unlock rewards as you continue working out.

 

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Cardio
DailyBurn
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

DailyBurn’s wide variety of workouts cover cardio, high-intensity interval training, yoga, strength-training, dance and beginner workouts, ranging from about 15-minute sessions to longer.

 

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Smoking
Quit Now: My QuitBuddy
Cost: Free, (for Android try Quit Smoking) and iOS 5.0 or later.

This will help you get, and stay, smoke free, with helpful tips and distractions to overcome cravings; tracking systems to chart your progress and all the facts you need to understand the impact smoking has on your health.

 

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Movement
Moves
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

Moves automatically tracks your everyday exercise, commuting and time spent in important places. Just carry your phone in your pocket or bag.

 

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Cycling
Cyclemetre
Cost: Free for iOS 7.0 or later.

Collects a wealth of data, and appeals to fitness freaks who participate in more than one sport – mapping and recording your bicycle rides, then compiling all your data into graphs. Despite its name, Cyclemeter doesn’t just record cycling, it records other activities, from cross-country skiing to running.

 

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Favourite foods
Evernote Food
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

Helps you remember the foods you love, from finding great new restaurants to documenting how to make family recipes, Evernote Food gives you one place to discover, collect, and track your life’s memorable moments in food. What more could you want?

 

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Pets
Pet Phone
Cost: $3.79, for Android iOS 6.0 or later.

Makes tracking your pet’s health needs easy and fun, compiling costs and medical history all in one place.

 

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Baby
Baby Connect
Cost: $6.49, for Android and iOS 4.3 or later.

The most comprehensive baby tracking application, it has graphical reports and trending charts, weekly averages, medicine, vaccine and growth tracking, timers, notifications, reminder alarms and emails.

 

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Location
Life360
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

The location-sharing app is the best way to stay connected to family, friends, and everyone in between, by tracking where everyone is and sending messages within your circle.

 

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Out of Milk
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 6.0 or later.

Have you ever returned from grocery shopping and realised you forgot that one item you really needed? This is the best app for creating and sharing grocery lists.

 

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Sun exposure
Sunscreen
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 3.1 or later.

This provides a sunbathing timer, alarm, interactive UV Map forecast and comprehensive sunbathing guidelines.

 

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Time
Track my Life
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.1 or later.

Find out where you spend your life! How much time do you spend at work? How long do you stay there in the end? Where do you spend most of your time?
 

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Places
Foursquare
Cost: Free, for Android and iOPS 7.0 or later.

Foursquare is all about searching and discovering great places wherever you are in the world, tracking what you like and leading you to places you’ll love.

 

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Procrastination
RescueTime
Cost: Free, for Android only.

It will watch silently as you browse the web, send email or play Spider Solitaire and show you how you spend your time and give you the tools you need to be more effective while at the computer.

 

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Friends
Find My Friends
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 8.0 or later.

This allows you to easily locate friends and family by inviting friends to share locations by choosing from your contacts or entering their email addresses. You can start following their location immediately and they can send you a quick request to follow your location.

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Routine
Juice
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 6.0 or later.

This is an activity tracker that helps you connect the dots between your daily routine and your energy levels. Keeping track of sleep, diet and exercise can help you identify and change the behaviours that zap your energy.

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Chemical intake
Think Dirty
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

This is the easiest way to track and learn about the potentially toxic ingredients in your cosmetics and personal care products.

 

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Lists
Wunderlist
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

Wunderlist helps millions of people around the world capture their ideas, things to do and places to see – whether you’re sharing a grocery list with a loved one, working on a project, or planning a holiday.

 

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Schedule
Timeful
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

This will track and bring everything that competes for your time together into one place – your meetings, events, to-dos, and even good habits you’re looking to develop, and by using sophisticated algorithms, suggests the best times to schedule them throughout the day.

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Menus
MenuPages
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 4.3 or later.

Track and collate a database of restaurant menus, with prices included.

 

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Data usage
My Data Manager
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

Take control of your mobile data usage and save money on your monthly phone bill by tracking your usage.

 


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Mobile phone usage
Checky
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

This tracks how many times you check your mobile phone each day, and the results can be scary!

 

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eBay bids
Myibidder
Cost: $2.49, for Android and iOS 5.1.1 or later.

A sniper for eBay buyers that places last-second bids to increase your chances of winning.

 

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Bargains
RedLaser
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

Track and compare items when shopping, scan any item with a barcode, and RedLaser delivers detailed information about the product, including whether you can buy it at a better price nearby.

 

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Files
SugarSync
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

This gives you access to your files from a multitude of devices, no matter if you store them on your laptop at home, desktop computer at the office, tablet, you can use SugarSync to stream music, back-up photos, collaborate on projects, and more.

 

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Traffic
Waze
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 6.0 or later.

Waze is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app to track the best route possible. Join drivers in your area who share real-time traffic and road info to save time and fuel costs and improve daily commuting.

 

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Flights
FlightTrack 5
Cost: $6.49, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

The savvy traveler’s app keeps you informed of your air travel details 24/7. Sign up for a Tripdeck account, and your flights appear in FlightTrack 5 just by forwarding your confirmation email.

 

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Melbourne trams
tramTRACKER
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 6.0 or later.

You can find out when your tram is coming – in real time – from any tram stop on the Yarra Trams network in Melbourne, and manage your favourites list of most used trams. There are similar apps available for your local area, so check them out.

 

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Airfares
Skyscanner
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

Track and compare the cheapest flights and hotels to suit your budget.

 

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Travel tips
Travelog
Cost: Free, for iOS 7.1 or later.

Provides recommendations, reviews and suggestions for city travel through blogs, reviews, activities, hotels, restaurants and more are easily searched all in one app. And the best thing is you can collate and share your travel experiences, tips and advice with a community of like-minded travellers.

 

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Airports
GateGuru
Cost: Free, for iOS 6.0 or later.

This an app to pack. It will help you navigate airports, anticipate wait times, find the freshest food, and travel with greater confidence.

 

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Personal finances
Pocketbook
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

This app is highly recommended by financial gurus as it makes personal finance and budget planning really easy and gives you the option to synchronise with Australian banks – so no more manual entry.

 

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Budget
GoodBudget
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 5.0 or later.

Use this personal finance app for budget planning and money managements, share a budget with sync across multiple phones and the web.

 

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Vouchers
vouchercloud
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 6.0 or later.

Get the best savings for your favourite restaurants, stores and brands straight to your phone.

 

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Bills
Mint Bills
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

This app will stay on top of your bills and money for you, so you never miss a bill or get hit with overdraft and late fees again. When bills are due or funds are low, the app will let you know so you’re never caught off guard.

 

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Unwanted charges
BillGuard
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later

Connects to your online credit card statements and flags merchants who frequently charge consumers for products or services they’ve either forgotten about or they didn’t know they were requesting.

 

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Financial education
LearnVest
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

A solution for monitoring your money, creating budgets, prioritising your financial goals, and educating yourself about personal finance by connecting directly to your financial accounts.

                                     

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Parental control
MamaBear
Cost: Free, for Android or iOS 7.0 or later.

This all-in-one mobile parental control app allows you to locate your child through a smartphone, keep tabs on social media activity, and find out when your kid has been driving over the speed limit.

 

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Films
MOVIST
Cost: $1.99, (for Android try trakt.tv) and iOS 7.0 or later.

Keep track of the movies you own, the movies you wish you had, the movies you saw and the movies you want to watch, in a simple way.

 

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Dogs
MapMyDogWalk
Cost: Free, for Android and iOS 7.0 or later.

This will make tracking your dog walks and outdoor adventures effortless and will keep you motivated to hit the road or trail day after day.

 

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Text messages
SMS Counter
Cost: Free, for Android only.

Do you know how many texts you have sent this month? This app will help you tracking how many short messages you have sent and received, and even provides counting for previous months.

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