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25 iPhone Apps That Could Change Your Life

There are too many silly apps to choose from, but these are actually super useful.

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1. 1Password

If you're stressed by security experts saying you should have a different password for everything because you can barely remember your one password as it is, simplify your life with 1Password. It will securely store endless random and safe passwords.

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5. Evernote

Evernote is more than just its iPhone app — for its loyalists, it is the perfect cross-platform solution to remembering and saving EVERYTHING you need to have access to. It can function as a to-do list, a reference, a note-taker, and a "read later" app, all rolled into one.

6. FastCustomer

Do you hate waiting on hold for 30 minutes just to tell someone you want to change your cable channels? This app will call any company for you, navigate the system, wait on hold, and call you when an operator is actually on the line.

7. Genius Scanner

This genius app will let you use your phone's camera as a pretty dece scanner, including turning text documents you "scan" with your phone into PDF files you can later use on your computer. Super useful for research, studying, and business.

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9. Horizon

Do you share the world's resentment of vertically filmed videos but sometimes find yourself accidentally taking them yourself? Horizon is your new best friend. It forces your videos horizontal no matter how you hold your phone. So simple, so brilliant.

10. IFTTT

Use IFTTT (it stands for "If This, Then That") to use alllllll of your social media accounts and apps in perfect harmony with one another. Want to save all of your starred emails to Evernote? Easy! Want your camera to download all the pictures you're tagged in on Facebook? Easy! Want to change your Twitter avatar whenever you change your Facebook one? Easy! It's amazing.

11. Merlin Bird ID

If you're interested in a way into the wonderful world of birding, or if you just wish you could ID the birds you see in your backyard, Merlin Bird ID is a truly magical tool. You can input your location and some basics about the bird's appearance and see a tailored list of possibilities to choose from. Add birds to your bird list and presto, you're a budding bird expert!

12. MyFitnessPal

MFP is a bit of a cult among its devotees, who swear by its simple calorie and activity tracking system for weight loss and healthy living. Admittedly, its database of foods and easy-to-use interface make keeping track of what you're taking in and burning off easy and even kinda fun.

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15. RunPee

If you can't hold it for a two-hour movie or you're fond of those 60-ounce sodas, RunPee will let you know the optimal time for you to, well, run and pee. They'll also give you a summary of what happens while you're gone that you can read in the stall. It's the little things.

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