7 apps to pacify your ‘Monday Syndrome’

September 8, 2014

Very few people can say that Monday is their favorite day of the week. Well, if you’re one to agree, then you may also need the right apps to simplify your life for the next few days and stay on track with your scheduled tasks. The following can help with that and be part of your daily activity regimen. To see these apps and more, make sure to check out the English Edition of Beirut’s Fall issue, and start with the downloading… no matter which OS you’re using.

Karrimor Elite

iOS 6.1: iPhone, iPad, Touch


Outdoorsy types’ new app tracks your walks, telling you how far you’ve rambled, calories burnt and the exact elevation of mountains climbed.

Free, karrimorelite.com

Polaris Office

iOS 7.0: iPhone, iPad, Touch


An office suite optimized for mobile devices, supports Office formats, has a host of cloud-sharing options but isn’t made by Microsoft? Sign us up.

Free, polarisoffice.com


iOS 7.0: iPhone, iPad, Touch


Take photos of your garden as it goes through seasonal changes and this app will merge those pics into an Attenborough-esque time-lapse.

$2.50, itunes.apple.com

Cerberus Anti Theft

Android 2.2+


The most complete anti-theft app on Android, y’all. It’s invisible, can be controlled remotely and takes a pic when the wrong passcode’s entered.

Free (€3 life licence), cerberusapp.com

Google Camera

Varies with device


Update and your native camera app will be replaced by this. Be glad! It can take panoramas, photo sphere shots and mimicks lens blur, too.

Free, android.com

Windows Reading List

Windows Phone 8+


A solid, “official” Pocket alternative for Windows Phone users, which lets you save links from across the web to be read later, no Wi-Fi or 3G required.

Free, microsoft.com


Blackberry 10.0.0+

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A simple dictaphone app for 
users/spooks to record important phone calls or voice memos using the handset’s built-in microphone.

$0.99, appworld.blackberry.com


by micha
Micheline has a a sweet-tooth for dark chocolate and cappuccinos, an almost obsessive-compulsive aversion to dust on Blu-ray discs, and a passion for regularly playing tennis on her Nintendo Wii. Matched with her love of writing, she is the Editor of T3 Middle East's Levant English publication and English website, and the Associated Editor for the GCC English publication.