Have you ever wondered about apps that could save your life and save you from boredom? There are a few life-saving apps available for both iOS and Android.
Here is the list of the top 10 life-saving apps.
Disaster Readiness: The Disaster Readiness app, available in the iTunes store, is one of the most essential apps that your iPhone and iPad should have. The app covers topics starting from how to make your own Disaster Supplies Kit to places where you may get pills and even steps to protect yourself from nuclear radiation. The app has over 175,000 proven and reliable disaster guides. Disaster Readiness works offline and is made available from anywhere wherever you need it. The app is available for $1.99.
WebMD: WebMD helps you with your decision-making and health improvement efforts by providing mobile access 24/7 to mobile-optimized health information and decision-support tools including WebMD’s Symptom Checker, Drugs & Treatments, First Aid Information and Local Health Listings. The app also gives you access to first aid information without having to be connected wirelessly. You can also personalize your app by saving drugs, conditions and articles relevant to you. WebMD has been downloaded more than five million times on iPhone and iPad platforms since its initial release in October 2008. The app is free for download.
Escape Call: Have you ever wanted to skip a date or a party without anyone knowing the real reason behind it? If so, then this is the perfect app for you. Not really a life-saving app, but emergencies are not always life threatening. You will just need to set Escape Call to anyone in your contacts list, select a delay time up to two hours away and press the sleep button on the top of your phone.
The app will then sit silently until the timer has run out, at which point you will get an “urgent call” and you can decide if it’s time to leave or not. The new 2.0 version has been completely redesigned to give the app a more professional look. The app is available for free.
Droid Light: Droid Light is a customizable flashlight for iPhone 4. The app’s features include light enabled by default when app is launched for quick access. There are multiple switch gestures with battery level indicator. The App is free for download.
Emergency Kit Organizer: An important app when you want your family to prepare for the worst. The app is used to manage emergency kit. You can store your list of purchased items and track expiration dates. This is an Android app and is available for free.
Diabetes Log: This is one must have app for the ones who are diabetic. The free app tracks the glucose readings, food intake and medicine records of a diabetic. Now you can export records, there are user-selectable span of records that can be sent to view. The new bug fix has made the previous problems of erroneous display and/or crash due to incorrect glucose value right.
Emergency Panic Button: This is an app that must be pre-installed on all Android-based devices. The app sends short alert notification to your friends/family via email or SMS/text message from your device. The app is available for $1.53.
ICE (In Case of Emergency): This is an Android app that has been designed to be a great help in case of emergency. The first helper is able to see who to call and which person he deals with in only a few clicks. ICE can also be added to your lockscreen with the app WidgetLocker. The app is free for download.
Pet First Aid: Pet First Aid is an iOS app which is loaded with detailed videos and step-by-step illustrations so you’ll know exactly what to do when caring for your pet. Videos include: restraint, muzzling, CPR, bandaging and many more. All articles, videos and illustrations are bundled with the application for offline or wilderness access. The app allows you to save vital medical information for all your pets and you can easily record their vaccinations, identifications, veterinarian contact info, medications, allergies & conditions and any other notes for reference when visiting the veterinarian. The app is available for $3.99.
Pocket First Aid & CPR: Whether you're at home, on the road, or in the woods, the American Heart Association's Pocket First Aid & CPR application is at your fingertips with concise, clear instructions to care for you and your loved ones. The app also includes the latest up-to-date emergency information from the American Heart Association. You can also review first aid procedures anytime, anywhere. From your home or your car, or even when you are in the wilderness. The app is available for $3.99.