Showing posts from August, 2014

What you need to know about Google Map Shoes

If you're anything like me, you have a horrible sense of direction. Walking around a new city can be a nightmare if you don't have a GPS of some sort. I strongly depend on Google Maps on my phone to get me everywhere, and I mean, everywhere. The only problem: starring down at your phone while walking isn't exactly safe either. That's why a company called Ducere Technologies created Lechel Smart Shoes and Insoles to sync with your Google Maps! Here's what you need to know about this new, incredible technology.
1. Uses Bluetooth Put your route into your phone and sync your Smart Shoes to an app that will pull your route from Google Maps. Once synced, your shoes will automatically know the route you are headed.  2. Vibrates when you need to Turn When the route shows you need to turn right, your right foot will vibrate. And, when you need to turn left, your left foot will vibrate. This takes away the need to look at your phone, therefore you can actually pay attention…

Top 10 Must-Have Apps You Probably Don't Have Yet

How many apps would you say are currently on your phone? Now, how many of those apps do you actually use on a regular basis? I can't tell you how many times I end up deleting apps because they just take up space and I never use them. It's time to save your space for awesome apps you won't want to live without! Here are the Top 10 Must-have Apps you probably don't have yet:

1. Coupon Sherpa
2. AroundMe 3. Find My iPhone 
4. Shazam
6. iTranslate Voice
7. TransitGenie
8. Uber
9. Waze 10. Santa's Little Helper

Do you have a favorite website that you would like quick access to? Save it to your home screen! Here's how:
 First, go to website you would like to save in Safari on your iPhone.

With all of these extremely useful apps you can be sure to get the best use out of your smartphone. The amount of money and time I have saved with having all of these apps are immeasurable. See what these apps might do for you!

What are some of your favorite apps? Share …

Top 5 Things You Need for Back to School - Then and Now

Have you been able to wrap your head around going back to school? I always thought the best thing about going back to school was shopping for new supplies– you know, like the fresh smell of a newly sharpened pencil or the pristine look of a brand new notebook…. but times have changed in this electronic age and we’ve taken to downloading a lot of our school supplies.  So I thought it would be fun to look at theTop 5things you need for back to school to help this year breeze bybut with a twist! 

Here’s my Then and Now take on Back to School shopping:

1. Spiral notebooks vs. Apps on your iPad
Remember buying different colored notebooks to keep each subject in school organized to a particular color?

Well now apps like Noteshelf make it super easy to keep all of your notes organized in one place! Create new journals for each subject and keep a few extra ones for hobbies.

2. Researching then vs. researching now. Don't get me wrong, libraries are great, but libraries are not always accessi…