Stuck on the bus? Bored at work? We’ve all been there – the only difference is that we’re being productive with our time, and now you can reap the benefits. Screw YouTube-ing videos of cats. Here’s a hit list of the coolest new apps that will give you something worthwhile to do with your spare seconds.
CREAM Style | Free | iOS
With new looks added daily, CREAM Style is an amalgamation of the hottest fashions, sported by global fashionistas, bloggers, and tastemakers. Scroll through their Instagram-like feed and inspire yourself by the sweetest swag on the street. Is there’s something you spot that you simply can’t live without? Every item on the app is 100% shop-able. Find similar items to the looks you already like as you ‘heart’ your way to discovering an array of new garments, or even search directly for the pieces you need. This is one wonderful way to round out your wardrobe!
Avocado | Free | Android
For those of you that are doing it LD… no this isn’t an acronym for a new sex position, I’m talking about long distance… Avocado is a new app that allows you and your hunny to connect without the addition of flights and money. Both private and secure, Avocado gives you a direct link to you and your boo, where you two can swap everything from photos to messages, check calendars and make themed lists. Feeling the need for a little attention? Send a hug or a kiss and show your significant other how much they are missed. No more need for cryptic hints about the next trip you’re dying to take – lose the drama and stay close to your mama, no matter what time zone you’re in.
Wi-Fi Finder | $0.99 | BlackBerry
Pooling ultra-super-secret intel from Foursquare users worldwide, Wi-Fi Finder will track the nearest Wi-Fi hotpots and even provide you with their passwords. Whether it’s a café, restaurant, or bar that you seek, this Wi-Fi Finder promises to filter out the noise and get you connected as quick as a wink. Radar your results and allow BlackBerry maps to guide you to your mobile internet rendezvous point. Share your pro-tips with your pals through social media, or protect the identities of the places you love. It’s pretty much the closest you’ll ever get to being Bond for a day.