Our staff pick their top 6 apps

Posted by Rudy Mitra on Mar 1, 2019 12:23:02 PM
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Our staff pick their top 6 apps

1. The Happiest Hour

The Happiest Hour as the name suggests is an app which lists all the deals and offers of restaurants and bars according to the location you select.

It is a tool for the hospitality industry that allows venues to promote their food/drink offerings and events in real-time to a targeted audience. It's recommended by our, Security Sales Executive, Thomas Naylor who uses it to find new, interesting venues or regular ones which are offering good deals on any particular day. Be careful you will be out wining and dining before you know it, on the next 'unmissable' deal.


2. Vivino

Karen Drewitt, our General Manager, loves to pair her food with the right wine and this is her go-to app to discover unique and interesting wines that she loves. Vivino is the world's most downloaded mobile wine app - and we're not surprised!

It is the world's largest online wine marketplace and the app's 34 million users contribute ratings for millions of wines from around the globe. Collectively, this database makes up the largest wine library in the world.

It’s unique wine shopping experience uses community data to suggest personalized wine recommendations, making wine discovery fun, accessible, and effortless for all wine lovers. 


3. HQ Trivia

If you back your trivia skills, then you'll want to download this app. HQ Trivia is a free trivia app game, where you can compete individually or in teams. You can win or split prize money when you correctly answer a series of questions which increase in difficulty. 

This is a popular app within Australian workplaces where employees participate together, our Service Delivery Coordinator, Sammy Owen, runs the HQ Trivia show at The Missing Link's Sydney office.

Each player has only ten seconds to answer each multiple-choice question, when playing in a team, the pressure builds really quickly and things can get heated, so beware!


4. Rain Parrot

Our CTO, Lee Booy and Account Director, Michael Cox, use Rain Parrot often guessed it...wanting to know exactly when it rains! You'll get instant notifications a few minutes before it starts to rain, along with weather predictions wherever you go in Australia, with more countries being added as I write this blog.

However, it's only available for Apple users at the moment, I guess Android people just have to carry an umbrella for now.


5. Signal

Trust our Security Consultants, John Jurkov and Chris Moberly, to only use highly secure encrypted apps and when it comes to communication, this messaging app precisely fits the bill.

Signal is an encrypted communications app for Android and iOS, which is a fast, simple and secure way to connect with people. You can send text messages or make video/voice calls to anywhere in the world without any charges or fees.

Since Signal calls or messages have end-to-end encryption, your communication stays private and safe, just the way it should be.


6. Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind is a unique tool developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to our everyday lives.

This free mindfulness meditation app is about looking after your mental health and calming your mind after a stressful day at work and is recommended by our Security Associate, Roberts Berzins.

The app has hundreds of programs to choose from according to your mood and demographics and aims to make mindfulness accessible to all. 

Hopefully this app or any of the others can help make your life just a touch easier or even bring a smile to your face, enjoy!


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