5 Best iOS Christmas Apps to Get You into the Holiday Spirit
Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to bust out the Christmas lights, ornaments, and jingle bells! All of it can be exhausting, so if you need a little help getting yourself into the holiday spirit, these apps should help. From gift-giving to spreading Christmas cheer, we’ve got you covered. Check it out…
1. PNP – Portable North Pole 2013: This very highly rated app is awesome for the kids! A totally customizable Santa app that allows you to receive phone calls and video messages from the big guy himself. He will say their name, show photos of them in his magical book, mention good deeds and more. The new updated version will now also include a kid-friendly section with fun games and activities.
App Details: Cost is $3.99
2. Best Christmas Stories: Don’t worry about hitting the local book store! This app contains all the classic Christmas folk and fairy tales from beloved authors such as Charles Dickens, Freeman, Oliver Thorne, Hans Christian Andersen, and more. App features include a full text search and answers to questions about the books.
App Details: Cost is $2.99, requires iOS 4.3 or later, compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
3. Thoughtful Gift Finder: Need a gift for the person who has everything? This recently updated app will help you find unique, never-seen-before products hand-picked from creative businesses. Simply enter the recipient’s interests and a list of possible gift choices will appear. Gift-giving made easy…thank you!
App Details: Cost is free (thank you again!), requires iOS 7 or later, compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
4. Christmas Countdown with Music: Countdown to Christmas while listening to your favorite holiday tunes (use the built-in or download your own music). Watch your kids eyes light up as the animated characters get bigger as Christmas gets closer.
App Details: Cost is free, requires iOS 9 or later, compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
5. iTidings: This fun-filled Christmas app that contains ASCII art related to Christmas that you can share with family and friends via text, Facebook, Twitter, and more. It also includes tons of holiday trivia and greetings in over 100 languages.
App Details: Cost is $.99, requires iOS 7 or later, compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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