Shopping for holiday apps in the app store may not be your idea of embracing the Christmas spirit, but with more holiday apps to choose from, getting in touch with your inner Cringle has never been easier. From Christmas countdowns to unique gift ideas, here’s a list of festive holiday apps sure to warm your winter season:
For the minimalist, Dreamdays is a stylish countdown app available for both iOS and Android. In addition to counting down the days till Christmas, this app can be used after the holidays to count down other annual or personal events.
Christmas Countdown 2015
If you’re looking for a more aggressive countdown, Christmas Countdown is an assertive app that packs a holiday-themed punch with daily quotes, gaudy Christmas interface, and announcements. This app is only available for iOS, but will pair nicely with parents and overly enthusiastic holiday elves.
Along with knowing how many days are left before Christmas, ensuring you get gifts for everyone on your list is equally important. For gift-givers looking for unique and vintage pieces, Etsy serves up homemade items that will please the creatives on your list. This app is available for iOS and Android, and customers should be sure to order early as some items are shipped from overseas.
This app comes from established developer ContextLogic and covers a wide array of products from wearable tech to home décor. In addition to its simple category-based interface, Geek also curates a shopping list based on behavior and extends special offers up to 80% off. Geek is available for iOS and Android and is sure to keep on giving well after the holidays are through.
25 Days of Christmas
If you’re a mobile game player, then Advent’s 25 Days of Christmas is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Enjoy a new game each day, leading up to Christmas in this festive holiday-themed countdown app. There’s less than 25 days left till Christmas, so be sure to download this fun app for both Android and iOS.
Sure, it’s not really a holiday app, but pinning creative décor ideas, gifts and recipes can be a fun, as well as an easy way to prepare for the upcoming holiday season. Get organized, be inspired, and enjoy the new feature that allows shoppers to purchase products via clickable pins.
Don’t be a Grinch this holiday season. Instead cozy up to one or more of these festive holiday apps and let the spirit take hold.