App of the Day

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…

What the Tech? App of the Day: PhotoRoom

Photographers are increasingly using their smartphones to take professional photographs. One of the main reasons for that is the almost endless supply of photo editing apps that used to cost hundreds or thousands of dollars for a computer. Many free apps have the ability to use filters but I went looking for an app that will remove the background of…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Whisk

Like you I have three or four recipe apps on my smartphone. There’s Big Oven, Kitchen Stories, Tasty, Epicurious. All great apps with thousands of recipes for meals, deserts and drinks. You’ve probably saved a bunch of recipes in those apps, but when it comes time to make one of them, you may have to go searching through all of…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Minnow

2+ months in isolation or just spending more time at home, you may be running out of things to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime or Disney+. I’ve seen many posts from Facebook friends asking for recommendations for what to watch after finishing “Ozark”, “The Tiger King” and “Dead to Me” series. There are thousands of movies and shows on…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Zova

Along with not being able to get a haircut or your nails done, being unable to walk through the doors of a gym has been one of the biggest changes during the pandemic and quarantine. Sure you can work out at home, but there’s something to be said about the importance of being around other people in fitness classes or…

What the Tech? App of the Day: #Selfcare

These are difficult times. People are scared and worried about contracting the coronavirus and COVID-19. Tens of thousands of people have lost their jobs and millions of others are 60 days (or more) into self-isolation. It takes a huge toll on our emotions and psyche. While there are countless meditation apps to help get you through these difficult times most…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Restly

Medical researchers and experts say it is very important to get enough sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic. Doctors at the University of Chicago Medical have even stated that a lack of sleep might hurt our immune system making us more susceptible to catching and or fighting off a virus. But who can sleep with all the worries that a pandemic…

What the Tech? App of the Day: iTunes U

While you’re stuck, I mean safe at home, why not put some of that time to good use? Like getting an Ivy League education. Or learn new skills, for free! It may be the most valuable app on an iPhone. iTunes U is a stock iPhone and iPad app from Apple. Teachers use it for class assignments and creating lessons,…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Get Rid Of It

Weeks now into the safe-at-home order you may be running out of things to do. You’ve watched “Tiger King” and binged “Ozark”, well it’s time to do something productive even the kids will enjoy. “Get Rid of It” encourages and motivates users to clean out their closet, drawers and home by giving away or selling things they no longer use….