You can do way more than text and browse Facebook on your iPhones — you can use them to order dinner, park your car, and even do your laundry.
That's all thanks to the magic of apps, which will take care of all those everyday chores you just hate to deal with.
Check out our favorites free apps that will start adding hours to your day.
When you don't have any more clean clothes
Washio (free on iTunes and Google Play) will come pick up your dirty clothes or dry cleaning and return it in less than 24 hours.
When you can't find parking
Luxe (iTunes and Google Play) brings you valet parking wherever you're going.
When you don't feel like cooking or grocery shopping
Munchery (iTunes and Google Play) does most of the work for you, delivering chilled chef-made meals you just have to heat up.
When the thought of going to Costco stresses you out
Instacart (iTunes and Google Play) will deliver and also lets you order from multiple stores at once.
When you can't remember if you need to throw tampons in your purse
Period Tracker (iTunes, Google Play and Windows Phone) will help you plan for your special time of the month.
When you want a healthy meal in 15 minutes
Sprig (iTunes and Google Play) brings the farm to your door, promising organic, local, and seasonal meals — fast.
When you run out of toothpaste
ePantry (iTunes) lets you set up reoccurring shipments of household products and even has a "need it now" feature.
When you simply cannot clean your place or build that Ikea dresser
Handy (iTunes and Google Play) will send a cleaner or handyman in a snap.
When your favorite spot doesn't deliver
Postmates (iTunes and Google Play) will get you anything from your favorite coffee to your favorite sushi, even when the spot doesn't deliver.
When you don't feel like taking the bus
Uber (iTunes, Google Play and Windows Phone) sends a private driver on demand.
When you can't be bothered with a checkbook
Venmo (iTunes and Google Play) helps you pay people back instantly.
When you don't know who sings that song
With SoundHound (iTunes, Google Play and Windows Phone), you just press one button to identify songs and see the lyrics.
When you don't know what music to play
Finding the perfect music for a dinner party or workout takes effort. Instead, fire up 8tracks (iTunes and Google Play), choose a mood or theme, and listen to playlists made by real-life music-lovers.
When you want to save but can't be bothered with coupons
Cartwheel by Target (iTunes and Google Play) lets you scan the barcode of any product, and it'll tell you if there's a discount. If there is, the cashier scans your app at checkout, and all the discounts are applied.
When you crave your favorite restaurant but don't want to change out of sweats
GrubHub (iTunes and Google Play) lets you order delivery and takeout with the click of a button.
When you're searching for a new pair of shoes but can't go to the mall
ShopStyle (iTunes and Google Play) compares prices from all your favorite stores and sets up sale alerts. Responsible shopping made easy.
When math is hard after too much wine
Tip Calculator (iTunes) or Tip N Split Tip Calculator (Google Play) does it for you.
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You forgot one of the most important ones.
From Ben Leverett on May 12, 2015 :: 11:35 am
For when you’ve misplaced the tv remote, and don’t want to get up off the couch to change the channel , or the volume ... (ta-daaa!!!) an ir remote app.