Our iPhones have become more than just a device to communicate with the world. But they’ve become a tool to help us with everyday life and everyday things. It’s honestly not so much which smartphone you have, or which version you have, but it’s all about how you use it – just like any other tool. Every man needs tools and every man needs better ways to solve problems. Men have always taken the technology of the time and used it, harnessed it to solve problems or to fix something. Now, granted an iPhone isn’t as manly as a shotgun or eating raw meat, but in todays world it is just as useful. And part of being a man is about making things efficient and practical. It’s also a pretty cool thought that this one device, an iPhone, can do thousands of different things. So here are a few apps that every man should have on their iPhone.
1. SAS Survival Guide
The SAS Survival Handbook was originally released in 1986 by a British professional soldier, John Wiseman. Although, since then it has been rereleased and now made into an app. The app hold all eleven sections of the book and gives detailed instructions on how to survive in certain scenarios. The app gives you information on the essentials, like how to find salt and water wherever you are, to more advanced things, like how to cross dangerous areas and set up camp sites. This has been a trusted source of information for the past twenty years, and now you can ave complete access to all of its information right on your iPhone. And not only does the app have all the text of the book, but it also has sixteen different videos, a photo gallery, a sun compass, comprehensive first aid section, all of which you can watch and learn from.
This app is great for any man that want to protect his home. alarm.com links up with your home security system and allows you to control just about every aspect of your home. With you security systems linked up to this app you can control your lights, thermostat, unlock or lock your doors, you can even monitor and secure some of your cabinets. Worried about keeping your gun collection safe? Well with this app you can monitor everything about happens around or to your gun safe. You can give certain people access codes to unlock your doors or cabinets, and if they were ever left unlocked you would be able to tell you exactly left it unlocked. This is a great app for your home security.
3. Omaha Steaks Steak Timer
Steaks have to be one of the manliest meals around. My grandfather made the best steaks that have ever touched my lips, and unfortunately he took his secret recipe with him to his grave. But with the help of this app, you will always get the prefect steak! With this app you enter the cut of the steak, the thickness, and how you want it, and the app will tell you when to flip it and when its done!