You know, sometimes, all I want to do is text and browse Facebook. But, if I let my laziness do all the talking, then I’ll never accomplish anything in life. And by accomplish, I mean something as small as ordering a pizza or doing the house cleaning. For the uber-lazy like me, there’s always one option: apps. As long as you’re willing to pay some price for it, you can get anything done with the help of tiny little apps for the lazy. You can hire someone to change out all your light bulbs, or bring the grocery for you. Indulge your inner slacker in this curated list of apps for the uber-lazy.
Let’s just say that you’re ridiculously lazy if you are willing to use Blower. It’s your birthday and you don’t feel you have enough energy to puff out the candles on your cake, download Blower, which transforms your iPhone speaker in an air puffer! The app uses vibrations created by low-frequency sound waves to move air in front of the speaker area, and it’s small enough to snuff candles on a cake.
Do you hate parking your car? Are you one of those people who has a horrid depth perception? Here’s LUXE for you. Let’s thank our stars, for this little app sends you a mobile valet to get your car from you go through the hassle of finding a decent parking spot. When you’re ready to move, the mobile valet will bring your car back to you. The app is currently available in Austin, Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Seattle.
The SWIFTO app is like Uber but for dog walking. It gets people to take your dog out for a walk and lets you track the whole thing via GPS. Fire up the app and you can see a little icon move around on a map. Let’s just say, you install this app and you never have to touch another poop bag. We know you don’t have the time or the energy to walk your beautiful dog. Don’t be shy, let Swifto take charge!
Let’s face it, we all hate cleaning our house, don’t we? I can say that I’ve never cleaned the house. As a matter of fact, the very idea is exhausting. HANDY lets you hire cleaning crews, handymen, gardeners and other service people – all at the click of a button. During the 80s and the 90s, people had to flip through the Yellow Pages to get hold of someone who can help with the house cleaning. Nowadays, all you need is a decent app like Handy to get your things done. The app is currently available in 35 locations across the U.S., Canada and the UK.
Here’s some good news for the lazy folks living in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. If you don’t have time to hit the laundromat, don’t stress, we’ve got it covered. This little app works like a laundry and dry cleaning firm on a route-based system. Users can schedule a pickup online or via test between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. The pricing on this app varies by service, although a regular machine wash and dry costs $1.75 per round.
Ever have one of those days when everything sounds really exhausting? You simply don’t want to think about stuff at all. Your brain consumes so many calories that you simply want to give up on deciding. Enter DECIDER. It handles all your life’s big questions. The app is available on iOS and Android. This pretty little thing lets you ask questions – all you need to do is spin a virtual wheel for the answer. Personally, I can’t wait to get my hands on this little birdie.
DOCTORS ON DEMAND
Alright, we get it. You have a nasty hangover. But, what now? You don’t want to move your ass to the doctor’s office, do you? Install Doctors on Demand, a very, very handy app which provides live video visits for $49 each, complete with assessment, diagnosis, and prescriptions. The app is aimed at sufferes of allergies, UTIs, sports injuries and anxiety and depression, among other conditions.
We’ve heard of mail order bride, but is there a mail order service for on-demand alcohol delivery? Yes, there is! Install the Thirstie app, and let your thirst for alcohol do the talking. This app delivers on-demand alcohol – all you need to do is choose your favorite drink, or discover something new (whatever floats your boat) and select the delivery time. It can deliver alcohol to you from one hour to one day. It is available in most areas including Austin, Chicago, New York City, Miami, San Diego, Houston, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Toronto.
This quirky little app is like the Amazon of Laziness. Unlike other services, which specialize in a niche, TaskRabbit can get about anything done as long as you’re willing to pay the price. It works in a quirky way – you post the job you need to be done, as well as the maximum price you’re willing to pay. People then big on the task, and you pick the one you want. It’s creative and takes care of all your needs.
Launched in San Francisco, this app has now branched out to more than a dozen locations. It uses a network of couriers to pick up orders from any retailer, including Chipotle. You can even get your order delivered by a robot. Postmates makes the purchase, as long as you’re willing to let your laziness do the talking.
Is there an app for one of those days when you don’t wanna get out of bed to check what’s in the refrigerator?