Go ahead. Pick up your smartphone. You鈥檝e been working on聽solutions for your smartphone addiction, but it has been a聽long week and it鈥檚 time to reward yourself with some new apps.聽YAAAAS, it鈥檚聽best apps of the week聽time. This week, popular email newsletter theSkimm聽launched their brand new subscription app that 鈥減uts the future in your hands.鈥 Other exciting apps to download include a money management app, an app that keeps your eyes on your family and even one for sunset lovers. Check them out below.


1.聽Skimm Ahead: Since聽theSkimm first launched three and a half years ago, it鈥檚 gained a legion of fans 鈥 including Oprah! Now, the company is back with a subscription calendar app that will put things like Election Day or the Premiere of OITNB聽into your calendar before you even remember to input it yourself. Now that鈥檚 just genius.

DL It:聽$2.99 a month on iOS


2.聽Perri: Get rid of your Excel spreadsheet and stay on top of your finances with Perri. The app鈥檚 simple interface allows you to track the money you spend and input聽simple descriptions.聽Perri will even help you聽calculate how much more wiggle room you have left聽in your budget each month.

DL It:聽Free on iOS


3. Picturize: This is the app lazy readers have been waiting for. Simply snap a pic of a page and Picturize, using character recognition technology, will summarize what鈥檚 written on the page. You can even add bullet points and share your simple summary with friends.

DL It:聽Free on Android


4.聽FamilyInSafe: It鈥檚 10pm. Do you know where your children聽are? Well, if you had the app FamilyInSafe, you would. FamilyInSafe allows you to track the location of your family members, send one another messages and even has a feature that lets you share to-do lists聽with your fam.

DL It:聽Free on iOS and Android


5. Alpenglow: Alpenglow is a must for anyone who loves an epic sunrise or sunset. Based on your location, the app lets you know what time the sun聽goes down (or up for that matter!). You can even rank the wow factor of the sunrise or sunset and share with other sun-lovers.

DL It:聽Free on iOS

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