The New Year is upon us and it’s time to explore some fine iOS apps to help you celebrate 2013 in style. In the wake of the New Year celebrations I have compiled a list of some of the finest iOS apps that can help you enjoy 2013 and be your guide on New Year’s eve!
Best iOS Apps To Make Your New Year Special
Before moving on to the list of the best iOS apps to make your 2013 celebrations more fun, it is worth mentioning here that the below list contains both free and paid apps. For the convenience of our readers, the price for each paid app has been mentioned in this post.
New Year’s Live is an app by EarthCam that provides users with exclusive live webcam view of New Year’s celebrations from around the world, such as Time Square in New York City. The available cameras also provide audio so that users can listen to the crowd roaring and hear all the fun that people are having to celebrate the new year from around the world. New Year’s Live app costs $3.99 and is compatible with iOS devices running version 5.1 or later, including; iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. New Year’s Live app has also been optimized for iPhone 5 devices.
Need a hand to make arrangements for your last minute New Year plans? Eventbrite is just the app you need. This app helps iOS users to find local events and enables them to acquire tickets and event information to discover fun events that they can attend. With this free app you can discover local events, classes, find upcoming events for the week, register to get tickets for events, as well as share events with others. The app is for the famous Eventbrite service which enables users to instantly browse events from around the globe and acquire access to them. Furthermore, you can even sell tickets for events which you may be organizing. Eventbrite works with devices running version 5.0 or later.
Having a New Year’s party but forgot to bring the horn? Time to get your hands on Party Noisemaker. This app comes with 5 cool party sounds to cheer up the mood on New Year’s eve. The 5 sound options include; The Classic Noisemaker, Slide Whistle, Wet and Weak, Short Honk and Horn. The app costs merely $0.99 and can help you skip a trip to the store by becoming your virtual noise machine to crack some eardrums!
If you live in London, Toronto, Dublin, Boston or Chicago and require finding a taxi, then Hailo is just what you need, especially on a busy New Year’s eve. It is the best taxi app for iOS, to help you get a taxi in merely two taps. Hailo is a free app with services across London and Dublin. Users can even acquire an ETA to find the nearest taxi. While the app may not seem that important, however if you have ever been stuck on a New Year’s eve (e.g. due to car trouble), then I’m sure you will value the service Hailo offers and might even find it worth quite handy in the nick of time. Hailo works with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices running iOS 4.3 or later.
HopStop Transit is a public transit app for acquiring detailed subway, train, bus, taxi, walking and biking directions with transit maps, and the option to find nearby stations and schedules from around 100 cities of U.S.A., Canada and Europe. While Hailo and HopShop might not be apps for celebrating the New Year, they can help you avoid getting stranded on any day of the year, including New Year’s Eve.
Want to order a nice meal for your guests or need a snack after a tiring New Year’s eve? Try the GrubHub Food Delivery and Takeout app. As the name suggests, this app can help you order a home delivery using a device running version 4.3 or later. All you have to do is to enter your address or search for nearby pickup and delivery options from a network of as many as 17,000+ eateries in more than 400 cities in U.S.A. This free application also allows users to easily place orders right from the app.
And if you want an app that can be a guide for your taste buds no matter where you live in the world, then Foodspotting is just what you need. Foodspotting provides ratings and dishes with a visual guide about where to find what you’re craving for.