10 Android apps that can make the world a better place
Smoking is a bad habit and we all know that. It is bad for the ones who smoke and for the people around them. Thankfully, apps like this one exist. Get Rich or Die Smoking encourages quitting by calculating how much money one would save and what they would be able to buy with it.
2. Tree Planet
Tree Planet is a game, in which the goal is to plant and raise your own tree. For each tree a player grows, a real tree is being planted in an area of the world affected by desertification.
You probably have stuff around the house that you don't need anymore, so it might be a good idea to recycle it. With iRecycle, you can find a place around you that can accept your old glass or plastic bottles, batteries, paper, and other kinds of waste.
4. Safely Go
Safely Go is the app that every responsible driver should have on their smartphone. It prevents distracted driving by limiting incoming calls and text messages.
5. Word A Day
Word A Day is an app that can make you smarter by teaching you some new vocabulary. Each day, it presents you with a new word and its meaning, along with a cartoon illustrating whatever it signifies.
Instead encourages people to make small donations to a charity of their choice. The volunteer is asked to give up some non-important expenses: for example instead of buying an overpriced cappuccino at a fancy coffee shop, the app recommends brewing coffee at home and giving the money to a non-profit organization.
This app can track the miles you've traveled on foot or by bicycle. The further you go, the more money will be donated to charities of your choice by the app's sponsors.
Garage sales are awesome, aren't they? So many used items can find a new owner instead of ending up in a garbage dump! With Garage Sale Rover, you can find garage sales in your area, and the app is smart enough to give you driving directions to the designated spot.
Here is an app that you should definitely try. Think of it as an expansive how-to guide covering a huge amount of different topics. It can teach you new tips, tricks, and ways of getting stuff done, which you can later pass on to other people who may not be aware of them.
Are the things you buy at the grocery store good for your health? How about the environment? GoodGuide probably knows. With a database of over 170,000 products, the app can recommend items that have been manufactured in a socially responsible manner and aren't potentially harmful to the ones consuming them.