Apps that can make every man’s life easier

Make your Dubai life even easier with these city-based apps
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If there are ways to make your life easier, why not use them? Technically, you’re being more productive. After all, the world’s richest and most successful person, Bill Gates, once said, “I will always choose a lazy person to do a difficult job… Because he will find an easy way to do it.” But let’s not use the word “lazy.” Let’s just say this is our way of helping you make the most of your time.
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1. Washmen: You’ve got one less chore to worry about thanks to Washmen, a laundry and dry clean service app. Washmen will pick up your laundry and drop it off to you as fast as the next day. Its prices are pretty cool too. They start at as little as 50 cents (AED 2).
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2. So you’ve just finished work, you need groceries to survive, but you’re not in the mood to go to the supermarket. Use The app allows you to order anything from vegetables to pet food. And, orders above $27 (AED 100) receive free delivery, otherwise the charge is $3 (AED 10) per order.
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3. Reserveout: Restaurant reservations are the worst. Why? Because the whole calling process is a hassle! That’s why we recommend using Reserveout. It allows you to book restaurants online and offers a huge pool of options in Dubai. It even lets you browse the latest additions to the city’s dining scene.
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4. Mr.Usta: You know all those chores thrown at men? Like painting the house, replacing all the old lamps, or just fixing the car? Well you don’t have to be burdened by that anymore – thanks to man-saving app Mr.Usta. It’s a platform that offers service providers to do those chores for you! You’re welcome.
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5. Vaniday: Don’t go pretending like you don’t use men’s salons. We know you groom – and often. Make your life easier by using beauty app Vaniday, which allows you to book haircut and mani/pedi appointments quicker than calling ever did.
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6. ClassDive: If you’re a fitness junkie that hates the gym, you’ll be happy about this one. Instead of a gym membership, you can opt for a ClassDive membership. The app allows you to book diverse fitness classes and activities all over the city, whether in a gym or independent sports centre.
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7. Namshi: The reason we’ve added an online shopping app is because we know how much men like to pretend that they hate shopping. We know most of you just don’t like to waste too much time on it, but actually secretly love it. So here’s a way to do it quicker. Namshi is a UAE-based multi-brand online shopping app that delivers your order the next day!
Thu 25 Feb 2016 12:54 PM GST