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Couldn’t We All Use A Little “Helpa”?

I think everyone has wished for a personal assistant in some point in their lives. Someone to take care of dropping off and picking up the laundry, someone to make appointments, get your grocery shopping done. Doesn’t it sound like a dream? All of the minutiae of day to day life that defines being a grown-up, taken care of by someone else.


Sigh. A blogger can dream, can’t he?


Because the internet is a beautiful thing, we may all be able to do more than just dream of having our own personal assistants, with the help of Helpa. It’s a new app that’s promising to do all the things that you don’t want to — or just don’t have time to — do yourself.


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What kind of things do I mean, you ask? Well, Helpa can take care of anything food related: from getting lunch delivered to your office to arranging dinner to setting up catering for a meeting or getting your groceries for you. It can also buy stuff like gifts, do all your travel planning, and take care of the research that you don’t have time to do yourself.


The iOS app uses both “the latest natural language processing and machine learning technologies” as well as some IRL people to help meet your every need. Oh, and remember how earlier I was bemoaning the fact that a measly blogger like me can’t afford a personal assistant? Helpa is free. Yup, you read that right: free as a bird, except for the occasional fee that may come from the providers they work with. (Like, for example, your dry cleaner. Helpa will pick up your clothing, but they’re not gonna pay for it.)


We can’t all be millionaires and we can’t all have personal assistants in real life. However, for the rest of us, there’s Helpa. Ready to get rid of all those daily tasks that go along with be an adult? Let Helpa help you now.


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Helpa | Minerva Studio/Shutterstock

Author : Roger Hollings

Born and bred in Maine, Roger is one of the longest-standing writers for A translator by trade, he is passionate about art in all its forms. He enjoys both classic and contemporary literature, nature photography and music from both sides of the Atlantic. Fascinated by technology from an early age, he has always explored the ways in which computers let people articulate their thoughts and communicate better with the world at large.

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