Posts by tag: app

cool tech September 18, 2014 posted by

Nexstar Evolution 6 – the smartphone friendly robot telescope for the family astronomer

Stargazing is one of those activities that anyone can enjoy. There’s a great big galaxy out there and it’s fascinating, and there’s always a chance you might see a UFO or a giant asteroid set on a collision course for the planet. You never know. The Nexstar Evolution 6 is a remote controlled robot telescope that lets even the most amateur stargazer explore the skies.

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Nexstar Evolution 6 – the smartphone friendly robot telescope for the family astronomer
Free Software September 8, 2014 posted by

Pixlr Express – superb free smartphone photo editing, and no lousy ads [Freeware]

Autodesk is a company that usually only comes up when you’re talking about some heavy hitting design software, since they’re the makers of Maya and Autocad among other design industry standard products. But they’re not all business, there’s a lighter side to the company. They also make some pretty solid mobile apps. Pixlr Express, for example, is a superb little photo editing app  whcih can turn your mobile photos into little masterpieces.

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Pixlr Express – superb free smartphone photo editing, and no lousy ads [Freeware]
Mobile Tech August 27, 2014 posted by

The Fridge – keeping you posted on when your food is due to go post date

I don’t generally share paid apps, since you can usually find something to do the same job for free, but this one should actually help you save money by keeping you from throwing out your perishables before their time. Because, let’s face it, it’s really hard to remember that those avocados don’t last forever. The Fridge app keeps you updated on when your fresh foods are about to go bad on you.

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The Fridge – keeping you posted on when your food is due to go post date
Gadgets August 1, 2014 posted by

Kolibree Toothbrush – throw a high tech dashboard at your cavities, and smile

Dental hygiene is so important. A healthy smile is one of the most important things someone can do for themselves, especially since your mouth is a gateway to the rest of your body. If you don’t treat it properly, it can have disastrous effects on your overall health. Consider that your PSA for today. The Kolibree Toothbrush is a sonic brush that not only cleans, but also tracks your cleaning.

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Kolibree Toothbrush – throw a high tech dashboard at your cavities, and smile
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 21, 2014 posted by

Pocket lets you read, watch, and explore the web when you’ve got time to spare [Freeware]

Am I the only one who reads long form articles any more? I suspect not, and I guess also that like me, most people find it difficult to fit in this reading before their lunch break is over. Or I see something I want to read and email it to myself to read when I have the time. So I end up with fifteen emailed links to sort through at the end of the day. Pocket is an app that…

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Pocket lets you read, watch, and explore the web when you’ve got time to spare [Freeware]
Mobile Tech July 21, 2014 posted by

Spendee – new app stops you nickel and diming yourself into an overdraft

Budgeting is the worst part of being a grown-up, and using debit and credit cards makes it even harder since you can’t actually see how much money you have left. Spend $100 in cash and it’s easy to notice, since you literally do not have that cash anymore.  Spendee is an app that helps you visualize your transactions in real time and hopefully keep your spending under control.

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Spendee – new app stops you nickel and diming yourself into an overdraft
Free Software July 10, 2014 posted by

ShortPaste – banish huge long URLs from your life automatically on your phone or tablet [Freeware]

If you own an Android device and often copy or send links from one device to another, then this app’s for you.It is also particularly useful if you often find yourself wanting to save or send long URLs, such as Amazon or eBay products or auctions to other people with your phone or tablet. ShortPaste is a free and useful app that shortens a URL right after you copy it on your device. It’s powered by the popular bit.ly format, so…

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ShortPaste – banish huge long URLs from your life automatically on your phone or tablet [Freeware]