Have you started thinking about Thanksgiving yet? If you’re the one in charge of planning the meal and gathering your family, you probably have. No matter how many times you’ve hosted Thanksgiving, it can still be a stressful experience. There’re so many things you need to do on Thanksgiving, like what to eat, what to do (if you’re not the person who prepares the Thanksgiving dinner), where to travel (if you plan to travel), what to play with kids (of course, if you have kids), etc. We prepared a 5 apps list here to help you make your Thanksgiving Day easier and more enjoyable. Check’em below:
Thanksgiving Recipe App – Epicurious
The very first app should of course be Thanksgiving Day recipe app. Finding creative Thanksgiving dinner ideas can be hard. While there are always a few dishes your family wants to see year after year, there will always be people at your Thanksgiving table who want to see something creative and different. That’s where Epicurious comes in, a Thanksgiving recipe app that is available in both iPhone and Android versions.
Beyond Thanksgiving classics, this app also has a ton of unique spins on traditional Turkey Day fare. If you want fancy gravy, alternatives to roasting a whole bird, or show-stopping desserts, this is the app for you. In the lead-up to Thanksgiving, Epicurious has dedicated sections to turkey & gravy, Thanksgiving sides, stuffing, pies, and vegetarian Thanksgiving options.
Thanksgiving Movie App – Total Media Converter Ultimate
Watching movies on Thanksgiving Day has always been a popular thing, especially some Thanksgiving themed movies like Free Birds, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Home for the Holidays, etc. Together with your nearest and dearest, it would be great fun to watch Thanksgiving movies at home. However, sometimes movie watching would be greatly affected by format incompatibility, Blu-ray/DVD movie quality, etc. That’s where Total Media Converter Ultimate comes in handy.
Being computer software, Total Media Converter Ultimate offers all-inclusive solutions on solving movie format incompatibilities and Blu-ray/DVD movie quality loss. It helps you convert your Blu-ray/DVD Thanksgiving movies, burn Thanksgiving clips to Blu-ray/DVD disc for safekeeping, download online Thanksgiving movies and clips, backup Blu-ray/DVD Thanksgiving movies onto computer or blank disc, etc. With this app, you could freely watch Thanksgiving movies on any device or player.
Thanksgiving App for Kids – The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks
If you have kids, and you want to keep them quiet, self-entertained and learned at the same time while you’re busy preparing the Thanksgiving dinner, this app would be a great helper. Available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks are a cartoon family of bears created by Stan and Jan Berenstain in a series of children’s books now numbering in the hundreds that began in 1962. The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks is an interactive children’s book for Android tablets and smartphones, and part of the Living Lights series, helping children learn how God wants them to live every day.
Thanksgiving Photo App – Camera+
Camera+ is pick for the best camera app for the iPhone because it’s fast, easy to use, feature packed, and consistently updated. Camera+ is fantastic for a number of reasons, but the best feature Camera+ adds is the ability to set focus and exposure separately. You also get a variety of shooting modes (including a stabilizer, timer, and burst mode), a solid digital zoom, and a grid to make sure your compositions are interesting. Camera+ also has a ton of editing options where you can add effects, create layers, edit balance, enhance based on the scene, and plenty more.
Thanksgiving Travel App – Gogobot
Gogobot recently launched a complete redesign, making the app more visual and easy to use for trip planning and organization. Recommendations include lodging, dining and entertainment. It groups travelers by "Tribes" in order to recommend restaurants and activities. The idea behind Tribes is to provide information based on what people with similar travel styles have enjoyed, according to Gogobot founder Travis Katz. For example, if you often travel with your family, Gogobot will recommend kid-friendly experiences.
The company connects to booking sites, like Booking.com and Expedia, to provide easy access for making reservations. It’s available in the App Store and on Google Play.