App of the Day

What the Tech? App of the Day: Timepage

I’m the type of person that doesn’t like spending money on apps if there’s a free version that works just fine. I’ve made an exception with the calendar app “Timepage”. Even though I have Apple’s stock calendar app on my phone along with Google calendar I’ve fallen for Timepage which is from the folks at Moleskin who makes planners, notebooks,…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Goldbelly

Have you ever discovered a favorite restaurant on vacation or out of town? You want to get back there, don’t you? Because of the pandemic, many people have had to cancel vacations and other trips. Not only that but your favorite restaurant may be struggling due to a lack of tourists. An app and website may help with the appetite…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Ten Percent

Boy, 2020. It’s been a disaster for anyone already struggling with their mental health. First the pandemic and lockdowns then the protests. Oh, and maybe the most contentious presidential election in our lifetime. It’s taking a toll. A recent study by the American Psychological Association found that nearly 70% of adults say the election is a significant source of stress….

What the Tech? App of the Day: TouchRetouch

Millions of photos are taken every day. Now that we all have a smartphone in our pocket, it’s easy to quickly snap a picture of a special moment. How many times do you notice later that there’s something or someone in the background that’s keeping the photo from being perfect? There are many photo editing apps available to remove unwanted…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Endel

If the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19 shutdowns continue to affect your health and well-being, you may have already tried downloading an app to relieve anxiety and stress and help you sleep. There are dozens, maybe even hundreds to choose from in the app stores. Most play ambient sounds or white noise for meditation or falling asleep. If you’ve tried several…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Jumbo

No matter how much time you spend scrubbing personal information off of social media and websites, it’s never enough. Every day you browse the web, watch a YouTube video, go somewhere, or post to social media, there’s a very good possibility that the data is shared or at least saved somewhere. You can try to keep up with it all…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Libby

Public libraries are often taken for granted. A world of books you can check out for free. The app, Libby keeps those libraries open 24-7, even during a pandemic. Sort of. All you need is a library card. Download the app, enter your card number and you’re suddenly browsing through most of the books, magazines and audiobooks available to borrow….

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…