Top 5 apps during COVID-19

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For many of us who are on self-quarantine and on the verge of reaching the saturation point, hold on!

We know, while you’re stuck at home with such a long isolation period, it’s easy to get overwhelmed.

Since the announcement of complete lockdown all over the world, people have been going crazy about maintaining social distance and killing their time on things that may not be an advantage to them or their business.

On the brighter side, we can make better use of our time online by downloading a couple of apps that make us superbly efficient and ahead in the game. You can go for an Appstore subscription as well which would quite helpful.

 Some of the applications like various health and infotainment apps might just give you a body like Kylie and brains like Hawking.

 No, don’t get me wrong…but you can these apps to use your time constructively, get in better shape, socialize while maintaining social distancing via online platforms and utilize the lockdown efficiently.

So, here are the top 5 applications that have been booming throughout the Covid-19 lockdown. Recommended for everybody to try them at least once if you haven’t yet!

Now let us acknowledge these Top 5 Apps mentioned Below:

 

 

 

Zoom 

The most fundamental application for group gatherings this quarantine! Zoom has been a savior for all the official video conferences and formal meetings. There’s hardly anyone who doesn’t download this app among the other apps.

School and college professors are pretty much satisfied conducting the classes on Zoom that allows 100 people to stay in a single call and 500 people on the paid version.

Zoom has now become a go-to video calling application for everyone despite being caught up in numerous zoom controversies of security flaws and being declared as ‘malware’.

It is now a daily routine for thousands of people working from home.

It is a wonderful app for a seamless group chat offering multiple layouts as to how other people will appear to you in the chat.

There are multiple fun filters, backgrounds, and effects to pop up some banter during the chat. The ease with which it allows the public to join the meeting is quite smooth with a hassle-free interface.

It’s a multiplatform application available on Android, iOS, Windows and recommended to all! Other alternatives to the zoom app are Skype, Hangouts, Facetime, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex Meetings, etc.

 

 

 

Headspace

Of all the unknowns in the world right now, one thing is for sure: Your mental health is uncompromisable.

Even in a huge ubiquitous crisis, it is extremely important to maintain your calm.

The best exercise to attain the required tranquility is to get some headspace!

This application helps you relieve stress and anxiety through meditation. You can consider this one as a mandatory one including other apps. Besides their daily workout routine could he planned with this app.

Since all your carers and well-wishers are overly burdened during the crisis, it is your duty to help yourself.

For this, headspace offers free tools for meditations, sleep, workouts.

Headspace is one of the best online healthcare apps. A great way to clear minds and relax! 

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Houseparty

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Needs no introduction for this amazing app that stands strongly with other apps as well.!

Houseparty received humongous attention as soon as lockdown came into the picture.

As it is off-limits to socialize during the never-ending, monotonous quarantine; the house party has been quite a lifesaver.

 Undeniably, a fun app to play multiple games while video calling. People are really loving all the app ideas involving engaging games.

The quiz with various topics to choose from is really competitive and amusing to play with folks.

With surging popularity, house-party has helped people to socialize in order to maintain some normalcy with virtual parties.

8 people can catch up together in a single room, which is kind of a bummer, but still fine.

Somehow if you feel like sitting along and play a game, you can play Minecraft games that became quite famous amid the pandemic.

 All in all, a great application while you stuck at home.

 

 

 

Google News

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Who, in the world, doesn’t need news? Google News has become an essential application to give you company during the self-isolation period. Also, no news is better than false news.

 So, it is vital to stay on top of current affairs and be aware about fact-checked and verified news to avoid mass hysteria.

 

 

 

Arogya Setu

A bluetooth based Covid-19 tracker to ascertain risk factor if you have crossed paths with a corona positive within 6-feet proximity.

With the ongoing crisis, it becomes an integral part of our life to keep ourselves and our family safe.

The initiative of coronavirus app for Covid-19 by Government of India has been appreciated by people worldwide.

There were approximately 5 crore downloads in just 13 days of its launch, breaking Pokemon Go’s record!

The app is available on both Android and iOS in 11 languages, viz, English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya, Gujarati, and Marathi. 

It also recommends several basic measures that everyone should adopt amid the pandemic such as Self Assessment Test, Social distancing, certain do’s and don’ts.

It’s very important right now, to know how to use Aarogya Setu App and find out the risk around you.

 

 

 

Conclusion

The huge outbreak has caused much global panic but it is only a matter of time that this difficult time will soon pass.

I suggest keeping yourself occupied with things you enjoy, not overlooking the need to stay safe and alert.

Until then, try out the amazing aforementioned applications that will suffice for your mood during this lockdown season!

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