It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Holiday season is upon us and we want to make sure you’re gassed up, taking lots of pictures, staying informed and all the meanwhile, making sure the kids are entertained. What if we were to tell you that all you need is your mobile device!? It’s true! We wouldn’t lie! Below are our latest Apps of the Month recommendations, which will not only ensure that you’ll have a smooth holiday season but will also help you prepare for a fabulous 2014!
Free, iPhone & Android
During the holidays, you spend a lot of time in your car. From shopping, to work functions to family house gatherings – so the one thing you don’t want to run out of is gas! Gas Buddy is a free app that helps you find the best prices and closest gas stations. Once the holiday season is over, this app will also come in handy when taking buyers out to showings.
A simple way to make the most out of your photos is by adding small but effective effects. Picfx is a great app that helps you make your picture stand out. Whether it’s adding a filter, adjusting the lighting, or simply adding an effect, Picfx will give your photos that extra oompf they deserve. Make the most of your family memories that were caught on ‘film’, this holiday season, by downloading the app today. Not to mention, this is also the perfect time to start practicing so that come 2014, you can include visually captivating images with all the real estate information you’ll be sharing.
Zite – A digital magazine, curated based on your interests
Free, Apple & Android
Stay up to date with all the latest news and trends with a simple tap of the screen. Zite’s backend intelligence learns your browsing habits and in turn chooses the best suited articles for you from over 40,000 topics. Once the app is suited for you, it’s a great tool to leverage as you can take those same articles and share them with your social platform — giving you a position of authority as the person with the information.
An app simply for fun. This app will keep the kids busy during the many family get-together’s over the holiday season. Vintagio will also allow them to express their creative sides as they can create fun, short, vintage family videos straight from your/their mobile device. Once complete, you’ll also have the ability to share to your various social platforms. Finally, include a personal message like the following to create the extra personal connection during this special time “From my family to yours, wishing you a wonderful holiday season”.