Category Mobile Apps

Using My Phone to “Be Present” in 2018

I’m taking a break for my normally scheduled programming to talk about … not resolutions because I don’t make those, but rather intentions for 2018. There’s something about the new year that always seems so hopeful and bright. It’s a clean slate. Anything can happen. Endless possibilities. And for some, me included, those endless possibilities can seem daunting at times. I have exactly ONE intention for 2018: to be present.

Continue reading…

Who’s In? Microsoft Debuts a Social Planning App

Microsoft isn‘t satisfied with sticking with LinkedIn, Yammer, and Skype. They move further into the social networking and communications world with the launch of their new iMessage app Who’s In. Who’s In is a social event planning app. Are you planning a dinner out? Chose a local option, time and poll your friends to see “who is in.” Will this app make it easier to plan your next social outing?

Continue reading…

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

Continue reading…

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

Continue reading…

How Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Apps Aid Workout Recovery

Activity trackers, heart rate monitors, and other gadgets track our activity and the intensity of our workouts. What about our workout and stress recovery? Tracking Heart Rate Variability (HRV) offers insight into your workout and stress recovery. Some use devices to track HRV, but you can also use a smartphone app and certain heart rate monitor straps. I’ve used an HRV app to help track workout recovery and I am impressed

Continue reading…

  • 1 2 7