The Haute List: The App Edition — Ten of our favorite Apps

With the app store growing by 20,000 new apps per month, it’s hard to navigate through the ever changing madness. We’ve handpicked 10 of our favorite apps that we think you should download if you haven’t already.

1. Uber

Requesting a ride has never been easier. With Uber’s new uberTAXI and uberX, you can compare rates for different vehicles and get fare quotes in the app. At a party and don’t know the address? You can easily set up your pickup location, without having the exact address. You’re able to check the progress of your Uber and be notified when they are there.

2. CamMe

Get the perfect selfie or group shot with CamMe, a hand-gesture driven camera app that lets you take amazing pictures from a distance without touching the mobile device.

3. Find My iPhone


t’s happened to all of us, and no matter how many times it happens, you still have a small panic attack everytime. Losing your phone can feel like losing an arm, even if it is stuck between the couch pillows. Find My iPhone eases that anxiety by allowing Apple users to sign on to an online account to get the GPS coordinates of your phone’s location.

4. ShopStyle

ShopStyle makes online shopping quick, easy, and fun, giving you access to millions of products and brands from top retailers on your phone or tablet. Browse the latest trends, shop the hottest sales, and dress for every occasion. Whether you’re filling your wardrobe wish list, hunting for a great deal, or just browsing the latest trends, ShopStyle is the perfect way to get your shopping fix on the go.

5. Textalyzer

Sometimes you have one too many cocktails. Sometimes you text your ex. Most times, you absolutely regret it the next morning. Textalyzer creates a “Don’t Text” forbidden list that prevents you from texting anyone on the list unless you complete a series of puzzles and mind tests. If you fail, the app saves your text for 12 hours before you can hit send. The best friend you always wanted.

6. Evernote

The standard notepad that comes with your smartphone just doesn’t cut it. Looking for an upgrade? Evernote is the super notepad that allows you to keep text, voice, and photo notes accessible from any desktop or device.

7. Nike Training Club

There are a multitude of fitness apps on the market. However, Nike Training Club encompasses all your workout needs. The app features cardio, core, strength, balance, and flexibility exercises, workout videos, a training schedule, and even allows you to create your own workouts.

8. Poynt

Dinner? Movies? Shopping? Gas off the freeway? Poynt is a local search app that let’s you find businesses, movies, restaurants, gas stations, and events near you whenever and wherever you need them. It’s so easy, that they provide the phone number, address, directions, and even movie showtimes and trailors to find a movie fast, plus gas prices show up when you want to find the best price.

9. Lulu

Want to research the guy you’re about to go on a date with? Want to share how you feel about a guy, anonymously? Want to help your guy friend get a date? Well this is the app for you if you love a good ol’ entertaining, gossip app. You can review that hookup from last month anonymously, save heartache from a player, or read informing things about a man you just met.

10. tripadvisor CityGuides

This is the ultimate travel app for traveling abroad. Don’t have wifi or a roaming plan? Not to worry– you download the city that you’re in and it has all the information already downloaded so you don’t need to use data while sightseeing. The only con with this app is that it only has major cities, so smaller cities will not be listed.