10 Best iPhone Apps for Men

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10 Best iPhone Apps for Men
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The modern man needs more resources than what can fit on a tool belt. Super-charge your phone with these smart apps to complete your arsenal of man tools. Whether you’re planning for travel, trying to survive in the wild or making sure you don't botch a DIY repair of the kitchen sink, these ideas have you covered.

Amazon Kindle
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Amazon Kindle

Download books and magazines directly to your mobile device and stay up to date on the latest heath and fitness trends using the Amazon Kindle app. You can browse the Kindle store on your computer as well as on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. The app itself is free, with the cost of e-books being your only expense.

Download the free Amazon Kindle app.

Endomondo
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Endomondo

Going for a run, riding a bike and even taking a nightly walk to stay fit can get a tad boring if you fall into a routine. Endomondo lets you change up your routine or compete with yourself every workout. Available on iOS and Android, Endomondo is a free app that uses your device's GPS capabilities to track your biking routes with a built-in lap timer. You also can use the app to track your traditional gym workouts.

Download Endomondo on your phone.

Fitbit
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Fitbit

To track how many steps you take in a day, and how active you truly are overall, you can use a Fitbit. This activity monitor clips onto your belt or sits comfortably in your pocket and works throughout the day without you realizing it's there. It then syncs to a free iOS or Android app that tallies such things as your sleep patterns, amount of calories burned over time and steps taken on any given day. At the time of publication, Fitbit trackers start at around $60 and top out at about $100.

Get more information on Fitbit and its product lineup.

ESPN ScoreCenter
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ESPN ScoreCenter

You're always connected with a smartphone, and while you may not always want to be available to family members, at least you'll have the latest sports scores available with a few quick taps. ESPN ScoreCenter is a free iOS and Android app that allows you to list your favorite teams across many leagues and sports. You can set and receive alerts on your device of upcoming games, breaking news and the latest scores.

Download ESPN ScoreCenter.

TripIt
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TripIt

Traveling frequently can cause headaches. Managing itineraries, reservations, hotel confirmation and flight numbers often ends up in logistical nightmares. Enter TripIt. Available in both free and paid options, the TripIt app keeps track of all your travel arrangements by skimming any confirmation email you forward to the service and adding it to your TripIt account. The paid TripIt Pro account even lets you track fare changes and receive refunds if the price for your ticket has dropped.

Get more information about TripIt.

SAS Survival Guide
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SAS Survival Guide

Should your traveling take you to a far-away destination and you find yourself needing basic survival skills, don't get caught out in the cold without this app. SAS Survival Guide helps you identify dangerous plants, provide first aid tips and even act as a Morse code light. Two versions available for both iOS and Android users: The Lite version is free, and the full version costs $5.99 at the time of publication.

Get more info about SAS Survival Guide.

Animated Knots
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Animated Knots

One of the most underrated skills for active men is the ability to tie a good knot. With this app, you'll be walked through the process of tying a long list of knots step by step, with text instructions and animated illustrations. Whether you're camping, boating or working around the house, there's plenty of knots to learn. At the time of publication, Animated Knots is $4.99 and available for both Android and iPhone users.

Download Animated Knots.

Mixology
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Mixology

After a long day of traveling or spending time with the grandkids, it's perfectly fine to want to sit down and enjoy a strong drink. Mixology is a free app, supported by ads, that provides thousands of drink recipes. You can enter information about what's in your liquor cabinet into the app and receive recipes for various delicious concoctions.

Get the Mixology app.

Omaha Steaks Steak Time
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Omaha Steaks Steak Time

Cooking a steak to the perfect temperature doesn't need to be difficult. This free iOS and Android Steak Time app can help you achieve the perfect steak, no matter the cut or size. The app guides you through the process of firing up the grill to the ideal temperature and achieving perfect sear marks on a steak, and it alerts you when it's time to take your meat off the grill per your desired cooking temperature.

Download the Omaha Steaks Steak Time app.

Home Depot
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Home Depot

Completing items on your honey-do list around the house keeps you active, and the technology in your smartphone can help make these tasks easier. The Home Depot app lets you check the stock of items at a nearby location or order supplies directly from your device while on the go. The iOS version of the app also has tools built in to help make your job easier.

Download the Home Depot app.

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