CIt’s a well-known fact that running your own business takes its toll on your sleep pattern. From the late night online meetings, to the early morning commutes, the average entrepreneur survives on less than six hours’ sleep. Insufficient shut-eye often results in health problems. Enter Sleep Cycle.
Designed to use the Accelerometer on your iPhone, you simply set a period during which you want to be woken up, and place it next to your pillow. The app then monitors movements in your sleep and tracks when you’re in deep and light sleep, waking you up at the optimum time. Users found their mood improving rapidly, had knock-on benefits such as an increase in my productivity, and lowering of stress levels.
So, you’re browsing through your favourite business website or blog and stumble across an interesting article, but you’re too busy to read it. You bookmark it, but only come across it again six months later when it isn’t relevant anymore. I guess this sounds familiar. Well, Instapaper could be the answer to your problems. In a space dominated by the visual Pocket, Instapaper takes a step back. It cuts down on clutter for a truly distraction-free reading experience. It means you can really focus on the content of the article. With Instapapers note taking functionality, you can also save excerpts that are particularly important for a later date.
Are you stuck in a loop of listening to same songs on your commute, in the gym, or while in deep work mode? Try PocketCasts. It’s quite simply the best podcast player app developers have found on their platforms, with its easy (and reliable) syncing between devices, episode management, tagging system and variable speed playback features. It’s also available on iOS, Android and Windows phone as well as a web player, meaning you don’t have to drain your battery listening to podcasts on your phone. Simply set up PocketCasts with some top picks, and it will notify you when a new episode is available.
Pacifica is wonderful app for any entrepreneurs suffering from anxiety or stress, which, we can safely say, is a lot. Using proven cognitive behavioural therapy techniques, Pacifica gets to know you and your daily activities, and tells you what might be contributing to your stress, and how to reduce it. By tracking your daily health goals as well as your mood ratings, it delivers you effective deep breathing and progressive muscle relaxation activities to keep your brain healthy. It also has an active community for you to tap into with any questions or advice. It’s also free. Now there’s no reason not to take your stress levels seriously.
This ingenius apps mantra is to ‘get updates about things you care about’. It’s a simple enough message, which it delivers perfectly. If you don’t know what ‘push notifications’ are, they’re basically all the notifications you get on your phone (e.g. new messages). We all get notifications that we’re not particularly interested in, and so Hooks ensures you only get the ones you’re interested in. You can get notifications about everything – from the status of a flight and the score of a football match, to a tweets from a particular account or when your product receives a review. No more swiping left on endless notifications next time you unlock your phone. Just notifications you actually care about.
The Kwesé TV mobile app allows Kwesé TV subscribers to watch TV everywhere.
Users can watch the world’s best series, movies, news and sports, stay up-to-date with sports and entertainment news on the app. Users can also plan their viewing with the TV Guide, watch highlights and discover great content instantly.
Enjoy the best of African and international entertainment on the go.
What platforms can you use the Kwesé TV App
The app is available on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. It can be downloaded from the iOS or Google Play app stores for free.
- Download the Kwesé TV mobile app from the Google play store or iOS store as the case may be; depending on your device.
- After successfully downloading the app to your device, launch the app and then register your account using your phone number and Kwesé TV account number. To do this, click on ‘Existing Customer’, then enter your phone number and your Kwesé account number.
iflix is a subscription video on demand (VoD) service focused on emerging markets. Its global headquarters are in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The site serves as a digital hosting and distribution platform for Western, Asian, and Middle Eastern TV shows and movies obtained through partnerships with over 150 studios and content distributors globally including Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Disney, Warner Bros, Paramount, NBC Universal, Fox, CBS, BBC, Sony Pictures and Discovery.
iflix is currently available in 25 countries across Asia and Africa, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Brunei, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, Sudan, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Zimbabwe. As of December 2017, iflix has more than 6.5 million subscribers on its service.
iflix was founded by Patrick Grove, CEO of Catcha Group, Mark Britt and Evolution Media, a merchant bank focused on the media, sports, and entertainment industries. iflix was created for the rapidly growing, emerging middle-class population and their increasing demand for entertainment content. The company set out to address a certain set of conditions, which tend to exist universally across emerging markets – prevalence of piracy, inconsistent infrastructure, inconsistent quality and distribution of internet connectivity, expensive and limited mobile data, low paid television penetration, low credit-card penetration and a lack of familiarity with online payment options – through technology and commercial partnerships.
In April 2015, iflix announced the completion of a $30m round of funding, led by leading international investment firm, Catcha Group and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, the largest integrated telecommunications company in the Philippines. The company launched its service in Malaysia and the Philippines one month later, where they additionally announced the formation of its Advisory Board, composed of Hollywood business and creative leaders. By July, iflix recorded over 100,000 subscribers, becoming Southeast Asia’s fastest growing Internet TV service. Within the 12-week trial phase of its official launch in Thailand in November, iflix drew close to 200,000 subscribers.
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