10 Must-Have Apps for the Holidays

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Party planning, greeting cards, shopping, traveling… Here are 10 apps that will bring you joy for the holidays.

1. OurCam

OurCam app makes sharing photos with family and friends seamless. Create a group – Start by creating a private group with your phone contacts. (free)


2. Waze

Waze is a community-based traffic app where other users share real-time traffic updates. (free on Google Play, Windows and iTunes)


3. ShopSavvy

ShopSavvy is a comparison app with a built-in barcode reader, can help you find what you’re looking for at the right price. (free on iOS, Android and Windows)

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4. MyFitnessPal

Lose weight with MyFitnessPal, the fastest and easiest-to-use calorie counter for iPhone and iPad. This mobile app gives you the tools to track your eating and exercise habits. (free)

5. Christmas List Snowball

Christmas List Snowball helps you to organize, plan and keep track of your gifts budget. With Christmas List Snowball you can add unlimited number of recipients or gifts. (free)


6. Nextdoor Holiday Cheer Map

Nextdoor Holiday Cheer Map is a fun and easy way to share and discover all of the local festivities happening in your area during the holiday season. (free)


7. Pocket

Do you regularly e-mail yourself links, articles, or recipes so that you can view at a later date? Pocket will take care of all of that for you.


8. Santa’s Bag

Santa’s Bag is a smart shopping list manager for iPhone with a Christmas twist. (free)


9. Shop for Kids

Find the right gift for your son, niece, or cousin. Shop for Kids is a must for busy adults. The mobile app lets you search and browse for games, toys, and even electronics.


10.  Food 52

Food 52 app and Web site are a party planner’s dream. extensive menu and recipe recommendations for holiday party planning.