Losing weight is an issue that many people struggle with on a daily basis. It’s difficult to keep track of which foods are the healthiest choices or how much exercise a person should be doing and on how intense and regular a basis.
Given the inherent challenges, designers of new technology have started to focus a lot more on health and fitness in recent years, to the benefit of users. From fitness apps to calorie counters, it’s much easier these days to stay on track and meet goals you’ve set for yourself. More →
The celebrity gossip columns are abuzz with stories about an impending divorce between Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas. With headlines such as “Catherine kicks Michael out after he blamed her for Throat Cancer,” to others that indicate, “Dying Father Kirk Douglas Begs Couple to Reconcile,” it’s difficult to decipher fact from fiction.
But should this not-so-happy-couple actually decide to part ways, here are five apps that might help them and others during and after divorce. More →
Social networking has evolved into a multi-billion dollar industry. Facebook alone is achieving nearly 100 million unique mobile users each month. It’s a big pie, and there are many small companies out there looking to claim a slice for themselves, which has led to thousands of different social apps on iTunes. To make some sense of that madness, this list includes five that are must-haves for your social arsenal.
Most social networking apps tend to specialize in a particular social network. Flipboard, on the other hand, integrates Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, RSS feeds and nearly any other social media source. In fact, if Flipboard doesn’t support it directly, it isn’t difficult to customize it to do so. What really sets Flipboard apart, however, is how it parses and presents that information. It allows the user to view social media as a digital magazine, including organizing by cover stories, news, genres and other categories. More →
Mobile phones have developed and evolved into such powerful machines that it is now packed full of features and capabilities that used to be handled by separate devices. For example, many mobile phone owners have ditched their dedicated digital audio players and now use their phones to listen to music instead.
There are many sources online to get music that you can then download to your mobile phone. We’re not talking about illegal means of getting files but rather the legal sources for getting music. Below are some of the best sources for getting legal music files online: More →
Couponing is an awesome way to save a lot of money. The deals you get from redeeming coupons in participating stores can potentially allow you to save on many high quality products. But couponing can be a demanding pursuit because there are so many things you need to think about — where the coupon can be redeemed, the conditions for redemption, the discount you’ll get, and its expiration. Fortunately, because of the huge popularity of couponing, apps have been developed to help coupon collectors in the task of getting coupons and collecting them.
Here are some awesome couponing apps you should check out: More →
If you’re a mom or a dad, then you know that parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world. Thankfully, there are many apps out there that can make this job much easier. Here are the best, most useful apps that parents that are worried about their children should have on their smartphone.
Having some difficulty getting your child to sleep? Maybe some White Noise will do the trick. This app plays a variety of perfectly looped ambient sounds that lessen the impact of sudden noises, that can help both children and parents doze off. Rounding up the package is an alarm clock that comes with several sounds. More →
Because of the seemingly countless mobile apps made for just about anything you can think of, writing blog posts, using social media, and checking website traffic stats for your business outside of desktops and laptops have become possible. Indeed, blogging has now entered the domain of smartphones.
If you’ve never experienced the freedom of blogging anywhere, then it’s time you do. To get you started, here are the top blogging apps that you should get for your smartphone. More →
Location based social networking service Foursquare has released a new update to its iOS app that features changes on both its front end and also its internal infrastructure, the changes have also made the Foursquare app more compatible with the iPhone 5’s bigger screen.
The new Foursquare app has improved speed in browsing because of the changes made in its code. Also, the new update has made changes in the way the app behaves, for example, by providing every user with unique results. All of the search results will be tailored towards the preferences and behavior of the user, a far cry from the general results that it once generated. More →
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To say that the new Apple Maps that came with the release of iOS 6 is a disappointment is a vast understatement. I can’t remember the last time Apple even released an unmitigated disaster as its Maps service. If you’ve read the complaints (of which there are many online) then you’ll know what I’m talking about.
Apple’s misstep has led iOS users to demand the return of Google Maps. Not as a replacement to Apple’s Maps app – because that will never happen – but as a separate app that they can download. There were rumors that Google is already close to releasing the Google Maps app on the App Store. But it looks like this not true. More →
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There is a high possibility that soon the world will be dominated by Smartphones. This is the primary reason why most business owners are turning to making an app for their business. The concern arises from the notion that a lot of people are already dependent on their Smartphones for their internet requirements. Basically, their palm sized handheld devices are doubling as their computers, their diaries, and their social networking aid and of course, their phones.
Having said this, is it absolutely necessary to jump along in sync with the bandwagon of Mobile Application Developers? Before taking the plunge into this field one must think about a few things absolutely clearly. More →