App of the Day

What the Tech? App of the Day: Triller, an Alternative to TikTok

As the popular app TikTok is set to be removed from Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Store Sunday night, apps are lining up to replace it in the daily lives of people across the United States. YouTube and Instagram launched TikTok-like sections of their apps and others have added short video clips, there’s also the Byte app, started…

What the Tech? App of the Day: YouMail

As call centers re-open you can bet companies will be busy trying to catch up on lost time since the pandemic began late last winter. Bad guys are no different. Since March, many call centers for so-called “Robo-call” companies have been closed or greatly reduced the number of people working. The end result is that robocalls being placed were at…

What the Tech? App of the Day: WakeOut

Stress is keeping many people awake these days and that lack of a good night’s sleep may make it even harder to stay awake throughout the day. It’s always been a chore trying to keep your eyes open at work right after lunch anyway. If you’re still working from home, it’s tempting to lie down on the couch for a…

What the Tech? App of the Day: DoNotPay

Filing paperwork for the government is no easy task. As millions of Americans file for unemployment insurance in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic they’re learning that getting the right information together and navigating the official website can be daunting. An app known by some as a robot lawyer can help get started quickly. DoNotPay was developed by a man…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Facetune Video

I don’t know anyone who’s ever looked at a selfie photo of themselves and wasn’t interested in how they look on camera. “Nope! Take it again” seems to follow most every shutter. A few years ago Facetune changed the fortunes of selfie-takers by giving people options to make themselves look better in their photos. Now, Facetune has a video app….

What the Tech? App of the Day: Depop

If your teenager is like most all other teenagers, their closet could use some minimizing. While adults use apps like ThredUp and Poshmark to sell unwanted items, teenagers have fallen in love with the app “Depop”. It’s part Ebay, part Instagram and part Pinterest. It’s one of the easiest ways to shop for clothes online and it has millions of…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Quizlet

As teachers and parents begin to navigate a new school year like never before, many are wondering how to engage students in class work from home while giving mom and dad time to meet with co-workers over Zoom meetings, phone calls and file-sharing. While there are many educational apps in both app stores, many of them miss the mark by…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Mathway

As students prepare to go back to school this fall in some form or fashion, parents may need some help preparing themselves. School during a pandemic has revealed some difficulties for parents who haven’t been inside a classroom in years or decades. Many parents forgot everything they learned about trigonometry and calculus so when their kids come to them with…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Byte

Now that the Trump administration is looking at whether TikTok should be banned in the United States over security concerns, millions of “TikTokers” are looking for an alternative. “Byte”, a similar video sharing app that was released earlier this year is getting a lot of that TikTok traffic now. In the past 2 days “Byte” has rocketed to the top…