Type to search
In the mad rush that is Chinese New Year, find solace in five apps that are primed to make this season a little more festive for you.
All images from Apple
It’s Groupon meets Yellow Pages. Choose to browse through categories of service, or fill in options of what you need done around the house. From fixing the things you can’t but don’t want to admit, to doing your eleventh hour spring cleaning, trusted providers can be instantly booked and paid. The best part would be between the ability to compare rates or the security of insurance coverage for all jobs hired.
Picture this. You’re getting your friend to buy beer brand X for saturday’s party. You describe it in perfect detail, he replies with the ok emoji, but come saturday all you see is beer brand Y. If only there were some way to get both of you on the same page without having to constantly send photos over whatsapp. Save yourself the familiar frustration with shared shopping lists ready with product images and easily updated templates should you change your mind.
This is for all the lazy folks. Remember the time you heard about Japan’s virtual supermarket at subway stations and thought it was ingenious? Honestbee takes it a step further. Efficiently search and purchase household essentials from the comfort of your home and have it delivered to your doorstep the day itself. Also, laundry needs can be taken care of within two days. So. Useful.
Needs no introduction. Extremely crucial if you haven’t done your shopping. Or if you want somewhere to splurge the ang paos. Or if you like receiving alerts on new arrivals and brand launches to make your phone seem like it's buzzing off. Or if you were done scrolling instagram hours ago and need another platform to be on to avoid talking to everyone else. The list goes on.
When you tire of facebook and decide it's time for a more intelligent digital consumption, Medium is a network of articles that teaches and connects. A marketplace of idea-centric conversations, you can start by writing, or participating in by reacting. As with most smart technology, the system can algorithmically curate reads tailored to your interests. Plus, dive into Series, a new collaborative story that allows additions over time and unfolds seamlessly at a touch.
Otherwise be stuck watching reruns on the local network.
Every Friday, Esquire Singapore trawls the internet for our favourite meme. This week, it's the hard truth about our social media accounts.
We previewed the hottest game of the summer, God of War.
What does the indie-electronic music producer listen throughout the day?
In addition to their line-up of ciders, Somersby gives us one that is touted to jive with the millennials—a sparkling rosé cider.
We talk to Pyle, where he travel to remote corners of the earth. His show, Extreme Treks is now in its second season.