This Father’s Day, great dads everywhere deserve to take a break, relax and just relish “Dad’s Day” for all their hard work and dedication that keeps the family going strong. And to help you dads do just that, we have selected 5 awesome, free Father’s Day apps that should make this day more enjoyable and fun for you and your family.
Whether you’re a dad who craves a little quiet time at home, or one who is energized by the crowd, these recommended Sports, Food & Drink, Lifestyle and Travel apps will come in handy. With these apps you can take some time to unwind and catch up on your favorite sports news, or browse through the best tech deals on the web.
You may even want to fire up the grill to try out some great BBQ recipes. And if you’re the social type who prefers to celebrate out on the town, you can easily book a dinner reservation for the family at a great restaurant without even making a phone call, or venture out with the family to try some new and interesting activities around you – and save yourself a bundle in the process.
No matter how you prefer to celebrate this Father’s Day, one (or all) of these mobile apps is bound to be a pleaser.
5 Awesome Father’s Day Apps
Take time to kick back in your comfy armchair and browse through the Sports Feed app. It features curated sports news and highlights from 100s of local, regional, and national news sources. Now you have the option to disregard the sports you don’t want and only follow along with the sports news you care about via personalized feeds for: FIFA World Cup, NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NCAAF, NCAAB, MLS, Golf, and Tennis. And with a quick tap of a button, you can see the latest live game scores, view game schedules, and receive alert notifications that’ll always keep you in the loop and aware of all your teams’ important updates.
On the hunt for a new tech device or accessory? Or maybe you just like to browse for the sport of it? Well, whatever your reason, this Lifestyle app does the hard work for you by searching out the daily electronic and accessories deals across the web and organizing them in one convenient app for your viewing pleasure.
Tech Drop saves you time, frustration and money while shopping the easy way. Now you’ll be able to find out about the latest tech deals from sites such as Woot, Tanga, Groupon, ebay and more before they end. And best of all, the app’s merchandise is organized into easy categories that make sense (Audio & Video, Cameras & Photo, Cell Phones & Accessories, Computers/Tablets & Network, Consumer Electronics, Headphones, Other, Video Games & Consoles).
This Food & Drink app will be one that’s close to most guys’ hearts; that’s because it features food cooked on the grill. Discover lots of tasty BBQ recipes, grilling recipes and char grilling recipes – as well as recipes for sauces and condiments. The Barbecues & Grilling app comes with 17 recipe categories for a wide range of food overall. Browse recipes for Bacon & Ham, Beef & Lamb & Veal, Chicken, Pork, Potato, Prawn, Salmon, Sausage, Seafood & Fish, and Veggies. There are even special categories for Sauces & Condiments, Mince, Low-Carb, For Kids, For Family, and of course – Fathers Day!
Tired of eating at home? Father’s Day is a great excuse to dine out. This Food & Drink app makes it super easy to book a reservation and earn reward points too. With over 20,000+ participating restaurants across the US, Canada, and Mexico, and a real-time reservation system, you’ll be able to quickly find a quality restaurant and book a table without ever making a phone call. And thanks to the variety of search features and category filters within the app, you’ll be able to find the food you crave and the right restaurant setting to make the day memorable for you and your family.
For an in-depth look at the OpenTable app and the lowdown on the reward points, read our recent OpenTable blog post.
Seize the day and treat yourself and family to some interesting and fun activities in and around your local town (and beyond) with this Travel app. Travelzoo makes it easy to find deals on dining, entertainment, spas, flights, hotels, vacation packages, cruises, and more. Save up to 65% off regular prices and book your excursions right from your mobile phone. Apparently lots of other people like deals and saving money too. According to Travelzoo Inc., you can “Join 27 million people worldwide and discover the latest travel, entertainment and local deals uncovered by our global team of Deal Experts.”