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26 Must-Have Apps For Those Living In Singapore (2020 Update)

Think of the last time you used an app for something. As a technologically advanced city, just about everyone on our sunny island uses a smartphone and with that comes the use of a variety of applications. Apps have made it a lot easier to do just about everything from hailing a taxi, buying food, selling or buying clothes and other items, and so much more. These handy apps are convenient and reliable and make life in Singapore a lot easier. Here are some apps to consider. 1. Navigation: Google Maps, Apple Maps, Waze, Gothere Imagine having to go for an interview, or even a casual thing such as meeting your friend. Then you realise that you have no idea where the location is. This is where navigation apps can prove to be extremely helpful. Navigation apps can help you get to where you need to go. Google Maps is usually the most popular navigation app that people use, with Apple Maps coming in at a close second. Google Maps offers street view, maps out businesses in Singapore, residential areas, and also other places of interest. Apple Maps is only available on iOS, while gothere.sg provides lots of information on store directories and shopping malls but comes at a small price: It is also on iOS only. On the other hand, if you drive frequently, Waze is an app for drivers and offers information in real time about traffic jams, accidents, alerts for speeding cameras and red lights. It’s helpful in that you are able to get live updates on traffic conditions even before you leave the comfort of your home. This way, you’ll be able to plan for alternative routes to your destination. In turn, saving you lots of time. 2. Taxi: Grab, ComfortDelGro, Gojek These are ride-share and taxi apps. Grab is the most popular one and can be used on both Android and iOS devices. It is well known not only for being a ride hailing app, but also an app where you can make relevant payment at selected merchants and get rewards in the process. ComfortDelGro

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