Lifestyle Apps

Life is beautiful — when you know which iphone apps to use. For a list of our favorites, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks for Best Lifestyle Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for current news and reviews of apps from the Lifestyle section of the iOS App Store.


Hello Vino Uses Image Recognition and Social Recommendations to Make Wine Shopping Easy

A feature-rich smartphone app is the perfect vehicle to deliver a personal and well-informed
wine shopping experience. — Jim McNamee, Co-Founder of Hello Vino
Hello Vino has released a new smartphone app to help shoppers with the overwhelming wine selection at retail.

CSIpad Museum Tour Mixes Technology with Art of the Old West

Touch the dark screen to authenticate… your mission profile displays. Apply your finger to the sensor… the screen slides upward revealing a well-worn device with an animal skin back featuring glowing ruby control buttons and semi-transparent screens.

The Window Shopper by Blinds.com for Easier Window Blind Shopping

The Window Shopper by Blinds.com for Easier Window Blind Shopping

Shopping for window blinds isn’t always a fun task, but technology might make it a bit better. The Window Shopper by Blinds.com iPhone app is a step in the right direction for allowing users to compare different styles and colors of window blinds quickly and conveniently from home.

TVplus Claims Sync-Enabled Programming Can Grab CTR Above 10%

In a recent data sample taken from the TVplus user base, the Los Angeles based technology company recorded engagement numbers showing an 11% CTR on content “spots” while consumers watch television with the application.

Cheese & Wine - Expert Pairings Made Easy

Cheese & Wine - Expert Pairings Made Easy

With holiday parties on the horizon it’s always nice to know there are a few iPhone apps on your side. One that might come in handy at the market is Cheese & Wine – by Max Allen and Will Studd.

Free Scandit Barcode and QR Scanner App now available worldwide

Free Scandit Barcode and QR Scanner App now available worldwide

One year after its successful US market launch, the Scandit Barcode Scanner and Comparison Shopper app now enables smart shoppers around the world to scan barcodes and QR codes, find the best price or read reviews for millions of consumer products.

Sassy Siri Gets Her Own Dedicated Website

Sassy Siri Gets Her Own Dedicated Website

The iPhone 4S has become the fastest-selling iPhone in Apple history.  But, it has had a few problems since its debut, mainly because of the hundreds of thousands of people simultaneously using Siri, the advanced voice recognition program available only on the iPhone 4S.

Foodily for iPhone Lets You Share Photos of Food You Love

Foodily for iPhone Lets You Share Photos of Food You Love

Foodily (www.foodily.com), the social recipe network that lets you share recipes with friends and search recipes from across the web, has announced the launch of the free Foodily app for iPhone.

Teach Me Sushi Launches iPhone Update

Teach Me Sushi Launches iPhone Update

Teach Me Sushi, provider of hands-on sushi-making lessons throughout the New York area, today announced the latest offering in its line of popular applications for iPhone and iPad. Teach Me Sushi iPhone combines the company's instructional sushi apps into a single, interactive guide that takes users through sushi-making basics and on to the creation of advanced, sushi rolls.

Cars.com Finds New and Used Cars Nearby

Cars.com Finds New and Used Cars Nearby

What's behind door number one? A brand new car? As the year comes to an end two things are certain. New car models are now available and it's football season. While there are plenty of apps to get a football fix, there's really only one that should be downloaded to check out new and used cars and that's the Cars.com iPhone app. 

Robb Report Joins iOS Newsstand With Subscriptions for iPad

Furthering its position and accessibility to a growing digital audience, international luxury lifestyle authority Robb Report has announced the availability of an annual subscription to its iPad edition, as well as its inclusion on the App Store Newsstand for users who upgrade to iOS5.

Craftsy - the Etsy App for Buying and Selling on the Go

Craftsy - the Etsy App for Buying and Selling on the Go

Craftsy has been removed from the App Store due to trademark conflicts with the name. Get the official Etsy app for using the site from your iOS device.
Etsy users have a few options for browsing and tracking Etsy activity from their mobile devices, one of which is Craftsy – the Etsy app for shoppers and sellers.

Galaxy Pirate Adventure: 3D Interstellar Space Challenge for RPG Fans

Sunfish Studio has just released Galaxy Pirate Adventure 1.0 for iOS. This new RPG adventure lets players take on the role of the son of the Galaxy Pirate King and learn the skills to prey on vessels traveling through space.

Free Audio Tours from UrbanWonderer Uncover the Secrets of New York City

Fall is the perfect season to explore New York City on foot, and the new UrbanWonderer Audio Tours iPhone app offers free, GPS-driven, self-guided sightseeing tours for first time visitors and business travelers, as well as native New Yorkers.

Zombiegram: Zombie Postcards Will Alert Friends of a Pending Apocalypse

Mobile application development firm Purple Forge (http://www.purpleforge.com) is well known for its work in politics, events and municipal government applications - but today is announcing that it is branching out into the world of the undead with Zombiegram.