Posts by Sam Sly

Decoding Food Labels with Apps

Do you ever feel confused or frustrated by food labels in the grocery store? According to a recent study, 67% of consumers find it challenging to determine whether a product meets their needs based on the food labels. Most diet-conscious consumers consult apps or websites for information tailored to their needs. Sometimes food labels do not include the information helpful to people with certain dietary needs or preferences. Those consumers may need

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Apps That Turn Your Chores Into a Game

Video games are well known for how well they hook the player into persisting to reach goals and to level up. Sometimes people feel more motivated to level up in their game than in their “real life.” This phenomenon led developers to explore gamification of daily life. Apps that merge gameplay with daily activities may motivate you to workout, clean house or complete tasks on your to-do list. The best-known

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How to Find Local Coding and STEM Youth Programs

Summer is the perfect time for adults and kids to sharpen their technology related skills. Most likely, you know that “STEM” is hot! Parents, business leaders, and educators want to improve education in science, technology, engineering, and math. Local STEM youth programs are a perfect way to give your children a head start while they have fun! Now is the time when many families plan summer activities. We previously mentioned

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Social Media News Roundup: Pinterest Releases Image Search App

Social media and content channels add new services weekly. Pinterest and Medium both announced new features. Third party app Trigger Give offers users a new way to support their favorite non-profits. Our social media news round-up highlights these three developments. Pinterest Image Search App Comes To Chrome Pinterest rolls out a new image search Chrome browser extension. Now you can perform an image search for pictures you find on the

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YouTube TV Set to Join Streaming TV Market

YouTube announced their new YouTube TV service that will offer live television streaming from over 40 channels. The new service will cost subscribers $35 per month. According to YouTube, subscribers will stream ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC & YouTube Red. Subscribers may add premium channels to their base subscription. The service also includes an unlimited cloud-based DVR service for those who cannot catch the live broadcast of their favorite shows. Each

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