Our pick of apps to download this Christmas
IT’S that time of year when carols resonate across hallways, Christmas trees come back to life and gifts are passed around in abundance. And netizens are not about to be left behind with the festivities. Since 2008, from virtual Santas to ‘elfies’, we’ve seen a hoard of apps, each year’s better than the last, heralding the festive fervour online. Here’s what you need to be laying your hands on this time around.
Christmas Dinner Recipes
If you’re spending Christmas alone this year, here’s how you can make sure you don’t miss the quintessential festive menu. Christmas Dinner Recipes brings customary Christmas cuisine on one app. From simple 20-minute concoctions to elaborate spreads for guests, this app has you
covered. Available on iOS and Android.
Catch a Character
Ever had trouble convincing your kids about Santa’s existence? Here’s an app that solves that conundrum. Catch a Character allows parents to create photos using images of their living spaces, with stock photos of Santa Claus superimposed on them. Catch Santa placing presents, checking his list, and even catch him off-guard. The app works for the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy too. Available on iOS and Android .
Portable North Pole
Send your kids personalised videos
directly from the North Pole using this quirky app. Handy in keeping the mischief at home under control, the app also allows parents to buy more detailed personalisations, views of Santa’s village and access to the year’s naughty or nice list. Available on iOS and Android.