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5 offbeat and handy apps for people always in a rush

Shweta Sengar | Updated on: 20 July 2015, 14:28 IST

Sniffer, Grofers, Zoomcar and burrp! - Ever heard about them? These are some new, offbeat apps which will make your life a tad bit easier and you'll save on a lot of time. Read on to know how these apps can make your life better.


Imagine that you want to do something exciting on your weekend but find nothing. With this app, all the boredom will be history! Sniffer tracks down everything that's happening in your area based on your mood. In a couple of taps, this app has the potential to show you exactly where you want to be!


This app provides on-demand delivery service from stores around you. Want some groceries for home or some exotic cup-cakes or flowers? Grofers promises to deliver everything straight to your door within 90 minutes. Several merchants have connected with Grofers to give you easy access to online ordering.


Zoomcar is redefining urban mobility through self-drive car rental. It allows individuals to book a self-drive rental car by the hour, day, week, or month. This app enables users to drive vehicles anywhere in city or outstation. You can select a vehicle type and a location from where you want to pick up and drop the vehicle.


If you need to find a top rated restaurant for your date or a nearby salon for a quick haircut, this is one app you must have in your smartphone. burrp! detects your location and gives you nearby user-reviewed options for best restaurants, bars, pubs, events, movies, salons/ spas, places to shop at and all of your city's best hangouts. You can also get directions to newly-opened places or get updates on the best shopping deals in town.


Evernote is an indispensable app for those who are busy and yet want to keep notes in a mannered way. You can record meetings, mark PDFs and maintain a daily diary, and practically use Evernote for everything. It is available for every platform including a Web app. It also has instant messaging capabilities which make it more powerful.

First published: 20 July 2015, 14:02 IST