5 More Great Apps to Get You Through Your Commute

April 5th, 2018

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As we’ve pointed out before, commuting can be a tedious chore. Sometimes the only way to spice up your commute is to bust out that smartphone and occupy your mind with a bit of digital distraction. Sadly, the Google Play Store and the IOS App Store are rife with crummy apps that aren’t worth your time. Luckily for you, your pals at Stonehenge NYC have put together another handy list-icle of awesome apps that will make your commute pass like a dream.

1. nwsty

Do you ever feel like there’s just too much news? Sports news, financial news, political news, and pop culture news. Don’t even get us started on real news versus fake news. It’s enough to drive anyone mad. The nwsty app is the solution. The app breaks down the days most important articles into simple, digestible chunks. You only get 8-10 articles a day, which means you can stay informed without being overwhelmed. Sure, you’re not getting detailed analysis but you also won’t be consuming your entire life with sensationalist headlines. Download Android Download IOS unnamed

2. Acorn TV

Are you bored with the selections on Netflix, Hulu and HBO? Would you like to get a different perspective on the world? It just so happens that The United Kingdom produces tons of excellent shows you might want to watch. The only problem is that the average American misses out on most of them. No more with Acorn TV! Acorn TV only costs $5 a month, which makes it one the most inexpensive TV streaming apps in the world. Despite it’s low price, it has a ton of content. Sign up and you’ll be able to watch the very best new and classic British TV programs anytime you please. Not sure you’ll like it? Sign up for their 7-Day free trial. Download Android Download IOS 51zQPenPBFL

3. ComiXology

Comics are bigger than ever and enjoying a graphic novel just might be the most enjoyable way for you to pass the time on your commute. Luckily, you don’t have to lug your 8 pound hardcover Sandman Omnibus on the train every time you head to work. Just download the ComiXology app! This amazing app allows you to access more than 100,000 digital comics and graphic novels from Marvel, DC, and even manga publishers. ComiXology promises to change the way you explore the world of superheroes, sci-fi, and horror. Download Android Download IOS Comixology-icon

4. Headspace

Why not use your commute to get in touch with your zen side? Meditation is proven to relieve stress, focus your mind, and improve your overall mental state. That said, meditation can seem strange and even somewhat intimidating to the uninitiated. Headspace aims to make meditation as simple as possible. All you need is a pair of headphones and the willingness to try something new. Headspace will take you through the basics of meditation and help you to find your inner calm--even if you’ve only got 5 free minutes. Commuting is stressful, so why not turn it into something totally different? Next time you have a seat on the subway with a long trip ahead of you, give Headspace a try. Download Android Download IOS 53037c709a00c

5. Imgur

Let’s be real: when most of us are commuting, we just want an easy way to waste time. The Imgur app is the procrastinators dream and the commuters savior. Originally an offshoot of Reddit, Imgur connects you to and endless stream of images and GIF’s. Yes, technically Imgur is little more than a never ending wave of memes and other relatively useless but mildly interesting online content, but that’s not a bad thing. The time you enjoy wasting on Imgur isn’t really wasted! Heck, If you get bored with looking at content, you can even start posting your own. Download Android Download IOS xYbbkMr

BONUS APP!

The Stonehenge App

If you’re a Stonehenge resident, you should definitely have the Stonehenge app. Not only can you submit repair reports to maintenance, authorize visitors, update account information, and view our lifestyle events; you can also get direct access to this blog. We’ve got tons of articles and blog posts to keep you occupied on your commute. Check it out! Download Android Download IOS Untitled