With the first Apple Watches shipping out this Friday, app developers across the world are scrambling to get Watch-compatible versions of their apps ready in time. We’ve hunted down the best apps for you to install on your Apple Watch as soon as it arrives.
The Wunderlist Apple Watch app makes it easy to cross off those to-do lists on the move. Throw away that shopping list and view all items on your list with a glance down at the watch, or set up reminders and notifications in seconds.
It’s a great way to keep track of your daily task list without having to check your phone each time. This is the 21st Century shopping list.
For both light and heavy social media users, they don’t come much better than Twitter’s newly revamped app which is compatible with the Apple Watch. It’s the perfect way to keep your followers updated with exactly what’s happening in your life as it happens.
A gentle tap will notify you when any new tweets are posted and you can take a quick glance during your day to keep a track of what’s trending. This is where 140 characters really comes into it’s element.
The hugely popular TripAdvisor app has been updated with a few features specifically for the Apple Watch, including ‘TripAdvisor Glance’. By using your location it will let alert you to the hottest restaurants and things to do around you, and even give you directions so you don’t get lost.
There’ll be no more looking like a tourist as you can subtly glance down at directions displayed on the watch if you start to lose your way.
Forget hailing a taxi, with the new Uber app for Apple Watch you can request a ride from just a single tap on the watch.
It’s then easy to track progress without having to get out your phone.
You’ll still get a receipt emailed to you each time and you’ll look like James Bond at the end of your date night.
Shazam has always been one of our favourite apps during to it’s sheer simplicity and it’s just got a whole lot better now it’s compatible with the Apple Watch. Wherever you are just tap on the Shazam icon on your watch to get an instant display of the artist and song title. Want to sing along?
You can also get the lyrics displayed straight on your watch – perfect for those long car journeys.