Articles for Home Life

Our favorite iPhone timers

Timer Apps

From general timers, coffee timers, and cooking timers, these are our favorites.

These are a few of our favorite games

Our Favorite Games

We put together a brief list of our all-time favorite iOS games to share with you, grouped into their respective categories. Enjoy!

Apps for summer

Apps for Summer

Some of our favorite apps to use when traveling around or relaxing at home.

A rundown of Photo Stream alternatives

Some Photo Stream alternatives

Automatic syncing of all our photos across all our devices is a problem still in need of a great solution.


Our Favorite Apps for Home Life

WhatsApp

The best secure messaging app for iPhone

WhatsApp

WhatsApp is our recommended pick because of its overwhelming popularity and a feature-set that make it an ideal messaging app for most users.
AutoSleep

The best Apple Watch app for tracking sleep

AutoSleep

AutoSleep is our favorite iPhone and Watch app for tracking sleep because it's convenient, accurate, and provides helpful analytics for your sleep quality.
Productive

The best habit tracking app for iOS

Productive

Productive is the best habit tracking app because of its unique personality, a solid set of features, and a delightful design.
Darkroom

The best photo editing app for the iPhone

Darkroom

We love Darkroom because of its incredible selection of filters and its powerful fine-tune image editing tools for those who want more.
Banktivity

The best app for managing personal finances and budgets

Banktivity

Banktivity is our favorite budgeting app because it's easy to use, offers plenty of features and, most importantly, makes managing your finances easy and relatively hassle-free.
Nuzzel

The best news aggregation service

Nuzzel

Nuzzel is the best news aggregation service because it's easy to set up, intuitive in use, and well-designed.
YouVersion

The best Bible app for iOS

YouVersion

YouVersion's Bible is the best overall experience because it's easy to use, supports many versions, and provides a great reading experience.
Square Cash

The best peer-to-peer payment system

Square Cash

Square Cash is our favorite peer-to-peer payment app for its simple, uncluttered interface, fast setup, and solid security features.
Narwhal

The best Reddit app for iOS

Narwhal

Narwhal is easy to navigate, the interface makes sense in every way, and it actually feels enjoyable to use.
Television Time

The best TV show tracking app

Television Time

Television Time is refreshingly easy to use, well-designed, and incorporates impressive search and tracking.
Run 5k

Our favorite Couch to 5k running app

Run 5k

Run 5k is our favorite Couch to 5k app due to its simple design, ease of use, and integration with Health.app.
RunKeeper

Our favorite run tracking app

RunKeeper

RunKeeper is our favorite running app due to its deep feature set, vibrant community, and strong integration with other services.
AnyList

Our favorite grocery shopping app

AnyList

AnyList is our favorite app for shared grocery lists because it makes grocery shopping easier and is well-designed.
Wunderlist

Our favorite app for shared lists

Wunderlist

Wunderlist is our favorite way to share tasks because of its ubiquity, design, reliability, and sharing features.
Reeder

The best RSS reader for macOS

Reeder

Reeder is the best RSS client for macOS because it syncs with lots of third-party services, looks good, and makes it easy to share content with others.
Deliveries

Our favorite deliveries tracker

Deliveries

Deliveries is our favorite app for tracking package deliveries on iOS and Mac OS X.
Unread

The Best RSS App for the iPad

Unread

Unread offers the best experience for reading RSS feeds on the iPad.
Spotify

The best music streaming service

Spotify

Spotify is our favorite music streaming service because it has great features, an expansive catalog, and the social user base to back it up.
Paprika

The best recipe manager for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Paprika

Paprika is the best app for organizing all your favorite recipes, and it makes it easy to plan, save, shop, and cook.
Day One

The Best Journaling App for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Day One

For a classy journaling app that works on all your devices, you can't do better than Day One.


Our Favorite Gadgets for Home Life

iPhone 7 Leather Case

Our favorite iPhone 7 Plus cases

iPhone 7 Leather Case

Apple's Leather Case for iPhone 7 takes the lead this year with new color options and improved buttons.
ElevationDock 3

Our Favorite iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Dock

ElevationDock 3

The ElevationDock 3 is our favorite iPhone dock because of its excellent design aesthetic, build quality, and functionality.
iPhone 6s Silicone Case

Our favorite iPhone 6s case

iPhone 6s Silicone Case

Apple’s Silicone Case looks fresh, feels top-notch, and comes in at a simple $35.