Google Field Trip, Take Weather, and More

By Leslie Horn on at

Hey, dude. Those apps on your iPhone are looking a little stale. The best apps we found this week should freshen up your device a little bit.


Google Field Trip, Take Weather, and More

Google Field Trip: There are restaurants, bars, historic spots, and delicious things near you and you don't even know it. Google Field Trip will use your location and send you notifications when you're within shooting distance on something you just gotta see. Free


Google Field Trip, Take Weather, and More

Take Weather: Looking at pictures and realizing the city is blanketed in snow and your'e stuck in the office could make life worse. Or better if you're not into that kind of thing. Take Weather shows you what your missing by delivering your forecast with photos other users are posting in real-time. Free


Google Field Trip, Take Weather, and More

Red Cross Tornado: OK, so may not be so applicable over here, but if you're ever somewhere that you need to hide from a tornado, it could be handy. This app, which tells you exactly how to act in crisis mode, shows you open shelters if you need them, and even has a flashlight and a strobe in case of an emergency or flash mob. Free


Google Field Trip, Take Weather, and More

Sunny Side: This is a secret weapon you don't want to tell your friends about on your next roadtrip. Enter your starting and ending points and the time you're traveling and it'll tell you which side of the car to sit on to avoid that blinding sun. Free


Google Field Trip, Take Weather, and More

Moment Catcher: 2 Girls, 1 Cup reaction videos are the original reaction videos. And you can keep that legacy going with an app that uses your phone's front-facing camera to record your friends' responses to videos as they watch. Free

Anniversaries: Marriage is great and all, but sometimes, trying to make each and every anniversary just so specially special is a bit of a challenge. Anniversaries helps with that, giving you a hand keeping track of how long you've been married (hint: if you guessed five years and it's actually three months, there might be a problem), and guiding you through the maze of cotton, paper and wood anniversaries. Happy ever after indeed.