So you’ve got nothing left in your house but brown mustard, garbanzo beans and some frozen chicken. What the hell are you going to make for dinner? Epicurious will tell you. It also keeps track of your shopping list so that you don’t have to find the ten Post-It notes you jotted on throughout the week, helping make it the perfect app for the bachelor who wants to make the most of his food budget. Available for iPhone and Android.
The urban man is constantly faced with a dilemma: what’s the best way to get where I’m going? Hopstop helps you answer this question without guesswork by laying out all the transportation options and even better, how much time each should take. Available for iPhone and Android.
Whether you’re looking to save on data costs or just don’t feel like waiting for pictures to load, TextOnly is a handy little app no smartphone should be without. The concept is simple: TextOnly strips websites of everything but text. Nothing terribly revolutionary here, but when you’re trying to get the results of Sunday’s game on a single bar, you’ll be glad you have it. TextOnly is an Android exclusive.
Combining Foursquare with your favorite dating website, ntro allows you to meet people around you based on common interests. This takes all the guesswork out of what girl you should chat up at the bar. It also gives you a conversational entrée with just about any lady… provided she’s using the app, of course. It’s only for the iPhone right now, but that’s bound to change if it catches on.