Apps to help you Outsource Your Life – EFTM

Apps to help you Outsource Your Life

from walking the dog to cleaning the house, there's an app for that

So things are a bit busy at work and at home right now? You just can’t get everything done, if only you could outsource your life.  Imagine just focussing on the fun stuff, and getting someone else to do the tough stuff.  Here’s a few apps that can help!

Harvey Norman

There’s something you need at the shops, but you need it today – that rules out online shopping right?  Not any more – Harvey Norman are now offering a 3 hour same day delivery along with new delivery windows that mean you don’t need to stay home all day waiting.

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So, outsource your electronics shopping – with Harvey Norman.

Web: Harveynorman.com.au

Cleaning

This one’s a no brainer right?  Who likes cleaning?  Urban You is a website the allows you to simply choose the size and type of home you have, what you want cleaned (like adding things like the Fridge, Oven or Inside Windows) and get a price.  Then enter a date and see if someone’s available.  Simple!

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Web: UrbanYou.com.au

Home Handyman or Yard work?

I’ve written about Airtasker before – this is great, pick any task from assembling some furniture, hanging some pictures or pulling out weeds or trees, Airtasker can do the trick.  It’s an open market, you say what you want and what you’re willing to pay – and wait for the bids to come in!

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App: iTunes / Android – Web: airtasker.com.au

Dog Walking

So you’ve got Lassie all fired up and ready for a walk, but work is busy this week and you can’t get her out for a walk.  Or perhaps you want her in Doggie Day-Care, or someone to sit for you when you’re away on holidays.  Pawshake lets you set a profile for your dog, and find people in your area willing to walk your dog, come round and look after your dog .  Easy – all in the app!

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App: iTunes / Android

Shopping

We all know you can use Coles and Wollies own websites and apps to shop for your groceries, but ShopWings takes that a step further by allowing you to use one app to Shop from Aldi, Coles even Ikea.  You can’t have a combined basket from across the stores, but you can with one app make your orders and have it delivered within hours.

 

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App: iTunes / Android

 

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Trevor produces two of the most popular technology podcasts in Australia, Your Tech Life and Two Blokes Talking Tech. He has a weekly radio show on 2UE, as well as appearances across the country and regularly provides Technology Commentary to Channel 9’s Today Show and A Current Affair. Father of three, he is often found down in his Man Cave. Like this post? Buy Trev a drink!
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