Enjoy the Chinese New Year Festival with Apps and Gadgets
Happy Chinese New Year!!!
The festival is just around the corner. Are you deep into plans and prep work for it?
Great, just sit back and let us share with you what some brands have been promoting to wish you a "Kung Hei Fat Choi".
Apple has provided some Chinese New Year special offers, workshops (to capture your special moments and create your own greetings), wallpapers (from different artists), gifts and stickers on their website.
And make sure you check out their "lucky red" gadgets on offer.
Less commerically focused, Google lets you create virtual lanterns to FLY your new year wishes. You can also browse others' wishes from all around the world.
Thinking about getting a new phone in the new year? This is a good chance to take a look at the Oppo brand, they've just released a new year version for R9s which is in lucky red; and it only costs RMB 2,799.
Unfortuantely, it's only available in China right now.
If you're more interested in apps than gadgets you'll be happy to know there are lots of apps for photos and cards so check these out.
This is an Android app developed by Evinco Solutions Limited, which allows you to create customised Lucky Red Scrolls with different fonts, themes and wording. You can also share your joy and new year greetings with friends through Whatsapp or Facebook. Unfortunately, it's in Chinese only.
Mojo Masks Chinese New Year - Add Fun Face FX to your photos/videos and share
This is similar to a lot of camera apps with interesting filters, it's built especially for Chinese New Year; you can mask yourself or anyone else with the Chinese traditional elements (they will move in time with you) and take the funniest videos. Try now
Lunar New Year Festival Quiz Up + Horoscope Zodia
Want to learn more about Chinese New Year? We recommend this app to you. You can learn traditions, facts, food recipes and tips through different quizs.
WCC Chinese New Year Match - Memory Cards - Learn Chinese New Year in Chinese
This app is similar to the previous one. It's meant to encourage learning in English and Chinese while introducing vocabulary from China’s most exciting festival - Chinese New Year through playing the matching games. How? It provides English, Chinese, and Pinyin display with sound and graphics. Give it a try
BrightNest – Home Tips & Ideas
This app is not built for Chinese New Year but it can give you a hand with your house cleaning. According to custom you must have cleaned your house thoroughly before the Chinese New Year but whatever you don't don't sweep on New Years day or you will brush away your luck. This app provides you with many secret tips that make your cleaning simpler. It is available on both Google Play and iTunes.
Get prepared with these apps and gadgets. Wishing you an appy Chinese new year!
Kung Hei Fat Choi