Given my primary function as family chauffeur, however, they aren’t always accessible. Driving and texting (or driving and surfing, or driving and reading) don’t mix. But there’s a new iPhone app available that may be helpful.
Evie is a voice-enabled app that can help you keep up with phone-related things, hands free. You can call someone in your contact list by saying, “Call Sam on his cell phone.” You can play something on your playlist by saying, “Play ‘100 Years.'” You can even listen to your FaceBook feeds — as if you really need to spend your travel time stalking your friends!
Perhaps the best feature of all is the “point of interest” finder. If you’re driving around and need to get somewhere, just tell your iPhone. Just calle out, “Find Sweet Tomatoes in Salt Lake City,” and you can either call them (hands free, of course) or get directions there. Tank running low? Ask for the nearest gas station. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve pulled over to pull up the maps app to find a location.
Does this sound like something you could use? Download it free and give it a try next time you’re on the road — or in the hot tub.
What are your favorite free mobile apps?