Lifestyle Apps is an umbrella term for applications that bring popular lifestyle websites into your palms, anytime & anywhere. The complete website can be browsed, saved and purchases can also be made through these apps. Mostly applications made for iPad have a different user interface and a contracted menu. These apps run efficiently and faster upon slow internet connections too.
We have traced down top 20 life style Apps for iPad. Each one of them has unique features.
The A to Z online market place, Amazon can be reached in an iPad through Amazon Mobile. Users can browse, search, get product features, go through reviews and purchase from millions of products from the website. There is no need of setting a new account, users can sign in with the same account they used while shopping from the site from a computer.
Normal Amazon account features like 1-click settings, adding products to wish lists, tracking of orders and other prime membership benefits can be accessed from this application too. All payments made are routed through Amazon’s secure servers and the app works as a universal platform, irrespective of the user’s country.
This free iPad app gives access to LivingSocial’s daily deals on restaurants, spas, gyms etc. Most of these deals come at 50-90% discounted price. The app introduces a new cool deal each day in every registered city with a lucrative discount. Just a glimpse of this app in a day and there is no need to check the email for offers. Users can also buy the deals directly on the phone, share them with friends too.
Find anything around, quickly; may it be the closest gas station, bank, bar, hospital or supermarket, AroundMe enlists a list of local businesses around in the selected category with a comparative distance from the user’s location. Each location is shown in a map. So, the user can identify the route and choose the destination. All these shortlisted data can be emailed to someone for reference or added to contact list.
The iPad app for eBay lets the user search, buy, sell, bid, browse, post review and purchase. The user interface is optimized for iPad. The app that is available these days in the AppleStore is constantly built with the user’s feedback and suggestions.
The app brings Etsy in to the user’s pocket, empowering the user to choose from 17 million items from more than 800,000 deal makers around the world. The unique feature of Etsy is its “Add to favorite” feature which puts the related deals on top of the screen each time you pay a visit.
Wanelo stands for “Want,Need,Love” and gives the user world’s most unique products online. It is said that Wanelo can be a threat to both free time and hot pockets.
This app flashes deals based upon the user’s current city. More than 50% discount on amazing things to do, great places to eat and buy are published daily. These deals are delivered to the iPads each morning based upon the user’s customized preferences. Groupon is popular for its tons of real-time dining deals especially.
The fashion market place right in your iPad; Poshmark is popular among women for being a fun & simple platform for buying and selling closet collections too. The website as well as the iPad app is a complete reflection of women’s shopping addiction. Women can buy a stylemate’s closet, sell their own and attend virtual shopping exhibitions called style parties. From designer bags to bold accessories to party dresses; anything stylish can be traded in Poshmark.
This is the app that allows people to buy products from Zappos.com in their iPad in a faster way. The app also supports to 24/7 customer support and the VIP points can also be applied while using this app.
The ShoKick app awards the users rewards when they shop, both online and at the store. The reward points are called as kicks and more of them can be achieved at each purchase. Featured products, discounts and deals of the day are flashed on the welcome screen of the app. These kicks can be spent upon chocolates, latte or gift cards.
Forever 21 is a great iPad app which has inbuilt barcode scanner, look book, deals of the day, blog, GPS store, shopping portal, new arrival section. The application works only for US. This might be the coolest tool for finding fashionable outfits.
This app has always been awarded as reader’s choice and best shopping app for iPad for 2013, featured by Apple.
The application converts printed offers in to digital images, texts and barcodes into gadgets optimised format. That means if you take a photo of a card with any offer printed on it, the app will create a digital version of it and publish it to the database. The application serves as the best place for finding hundreds of coupons codes daily. The app also shows in-store reminders, allows a user to follow friends, coupon expiry date alerts and success rate of a coupon.
Fab is world’s #1 rated shopping app for designer accessories and dresses. More than 12 million fashion savvy people turn to Fab for latest fashion deals. Fab on an iPad gives access to Fab.com, anywhere and anytime.
Target app for iPad keeps its user organised with its TargetList. Daily deals, weekly ads, store finder are some of the unique features Target app is empowered with.
Searching, browsing, buying and selecting a product on Overstock.com is now very easy with the overstock.com application for iPad. With a few fingertip impressions, one can avail as much as 70% off on products. The app has a daily Lott-O game only for the application users and gives the customers a chance to win lucrative discounts.
This is the largest database for mobile coupons applicable for both in-store and online deals. The coupons cover all sorts of lifestyle needs and hence make the living a bit less costly.
The app has more than 1 million daily users. Users can share their wish lists with friends and family, which gives them a nudge for the user’s choice and the user, gets its next desired gift. The users can also make a personalised catalogue from over 1 million products.
Glasses.com app for iPad brings thousands of glasses and sunglasses into iPad. Users can try thousands of models of glasses and can find out the one that suits them best. They can have their photo-realistic 3D images too for better judgement. The app uses the video input from the iPad’s camera to generate a 3D custom model of the user’s head.
The app brings exclusive pricing for the members and helps in earning, redeeming and purchasing online and in store. The user simply scans the barcode on the prescription bottle for refills. Images can be printed through the QuickPrint option for iPad.
For those who delight in discovery, the thrill of the find, and a daily dose of design inspiration, Joss & Main is a premier members-only site that offers limited-time sales on the world’s best brands for your home and life. The Joss & Main iPad app gives its user an instant access to daily sales wherever life takes them.