9 apps to download to start the year

A person taking a picture of Christmas lights

How about starting the year by downloading some useful apps for the everyday life? Here are 9 apps that Team Stoomlink likes. Let’s have a look !

1/9 The app to fight hunger

App Share The Meal
Share the meal

Share The Meal Let’s start the year by downloading an app to help fight hunger. With just a tap on your phone, you can help. ShareTheMeal is an app from the United Nations World Food Programme that enables people to “share their meals” with children in need. With 0,70 €, the program can feed one child for a day.

2/9 The app to stay focused on your work

stay focus app
Forest: Stay Focused

Forest: Stay Focused Whenever you want to stay focused, use this app. The idea is pretty simple: stay focused by planting a tree. If you want your tree to grow, don’t leave the app. A lovely way to stay focus on your work for at least 30 minutes in a row. – Yes, you can! Now, try to grow a forest.

3/9 The app to scan any paper that comes your way

app to scan

Scannable Capture the paper in your life quickly and transform it into scans ready to save or share. Scan contracts, receipts, business cards, and any paper that comes your way, and move on. It’s fast and easy.

4/9 The app to access instant lyrics

QuickLyric App - Instant Lyrics
QuickLyrics – Instant Lyrics

QuickLyric – Instant Lyrics Your whole family may hate us, but here is a nice Belgian app to instantly access your favorite lyrics. So, get your Karaoke Mode on and start singing – whether your are online or off, there won’t be any way to shut you down.

Guillaume Hachez, the founder of this app, has been working quite a lot with Stoomlink !

5/9 The app to declutter your wardrobe and dress durably


Vinted With this app, 2021 could finally be the year you declutter your wardrobe ! Join the community and sell, buy and swap secondhand clothing items and accessories. A nice way to make money, while tidying up your home. And as Marie Kondo would say: “If an item doesn’t “spark joy,” when it’s touched, just sell, donate or trash it.”

6/9 L’app to track all of your parcels

My Bpost
My Bpost

My Bpost To track all of your parcels in one app. That also applies to parcels from PostNL, DHL, DPD and all other carriers. Quite indispensable for online shoppers.

7/9 The app to send photo cards

My Bpost Mobile Card

Bpost Mobile Postcard Send real photo cards from your smartphone, and deliver them in the letterbox. A lovely way to tell your family and friends you love them. It’s delivered within three workdays in Belgium, from anywhere in the world (even without leaving your couch).

8/9 The app to video chat with the whole team

Jitsi Meet: a free videoconferencing solution

Jitsi Meet Obviously, you may have tried a few of those video meeting apps lately, with remote work being mandatory (check out our tips), but do you know Jitsi Meet? It’s is a fully encrypted, 100% open source video conferencing solution that you can use all day, every day, for free — with no account needed.

9/9 The App to enter epic card wards

App Animation Throwdown

Animation Throwdown Do you feel like playing some cards? Are you familiar with Family Guy, Futurama, American Dad, King of the Hill and Bob’s Burgers? If so, you should enjoy yourself with the collectible card game that lets you collect cards and battle with characters from those shows!