Long articles are great. But they require time. If you want something to read that doesn't require a drink and a comfortable chair, try Short. This slick reading app connects to apps like Pocket, Instapaper, and Readability, then sorts through your lists to group articles by reading time, letting you select an article that's both interesting and fits into the time frame you have available. Sure beats spending five minutes browsing useless Facebook status updates.
Favorite sketch. Fruitless searches on YouTube. Frustration with all things NBC. No more. The SNL app is here to give you access to the show's 40-year library of sketches and shorts with as little friction as possible. You can search clips, browse by season, episode, or cast member, get recommendations based on your viewing history, and even install an SNL-themed emoji keyboard to remind friends and family just how uncomfortably androgynous Pat really was.
Think Adidas is the only letting you buy new release kicks on your phone? Think again. Nike Snkrs is a complete sneaker shopping experience, giving you a customized feed of new shoes from your favorite lines, detailed info on every shoe, and notifications on upcoming releases. You can even buy your shoes right from the app, saving your billing info to expedite the process, and thankfully for the rest of the country, you don't have to be in NYC to use it.