This post is sponsored by Booking.com Remember the last time you did something on a whim? I’m talking getting to the airport without a plan saying, “This is my plan”, or even last-minute road tripping where you literally step into a car with no luggage and figure it out as you go along. Ok, so […]
Departure & arrival Flightboard app review. When an App updates every 5 minutes in real-time, you know it’s a keeper. Especially when it comes to travelling. We’ve been there, trying to find the nearest departure board, or having to sit on the tarmac, and where was that gate change again? The best part is you’ll never have to find another airport departure & arrival board again. Woohoo! Flightboard is great whether you travel domestic or international, and lets you check out the boards of your favorite airports and view all the flight information in real-time. Covers over 16,000 airports and 1,400 airlines worldwide, letting you instantly narrow results via search. Easily share flight info with friends and family via Twitter, Facebook and email. Flightboard is the winner of the 2012 Webby Award for best travel app. IPhone, IPad, Android.
Digital Photos Over App Review Add Text & Artwork. Your Iphone photos just went up a MAJOR notch. Creativity is now endless as the Over App let’s you write text onto your photos. In a flash you can add captions, quotes, jokes, poems or anything else you can think of to a photo. Weather you want to be inspirational, funny or dry – the digital photos are easily sharable on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You get 28 amazing fonts that will make your photos beautiful and engaging, including bold & italic variations. With an army of stock photo worthy shots; Admit it, you have a bunkers worth – confidently resize, align and position your text. Add tint to the photo to help the text stand out more. Comes with free artwork & some for additional purchase. Iphone/Ipad.
Easy Felt Card App Ipad Review. Theres a birthday I missed, a get well, a thinking of you, a bon-voyage! oh and darn I feel guilty for being way late on my parent’s wedding anniversary. Ever happen to you? First you have to go get the card, then you have to pick amongst way too many choices, and then you have to get a stamp, and mail it. I used to be on top of it. I ENJOYED being on top of it, but now I really don’t need to. I got the app, and Life is good. All from your Ipad you can select a card, write with your finger or use a handy stylus, and within 24 hrs, your hand written work of art is printed, enveloped, stamped, and mailed all without leaving your spot. The cards are modern, hip, not overwhelming, and you get to personalize it! Life was meant to be this easy. Free app with $3.99 postage for each card. US only. International coming soon. I use the Wacom Bamboo Stylus For Ipad with it.
In true smartphone form, Rise is a minimal, swipe-friendly app that is simple and beautiful to use. You can set the time with your finger and the shade of the sun or moon tells you the time. Compatible with for your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Rise is one of the simplest alarm clocks you’ll ever use. So simple, you can quickly adjust most settings with a simple drag. Wake up to one of the beautiful custom Rise melodies or your favorite song from iTunes. Turn the alarm on or off with a simple swipe or pull gesture, or snooze or turn off the alarm from the lock screen with a shake (iPhone on
The goal is to work smarter not harder. UP™ is a system that takes a holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle. The wristband tracks your movement and sleep in the background. Working with the app as your dashboard, the app displays your data. Letting you add things like meals and mood, and delivers insights that keep you moving forward. With a 10 day battery life, it is designed to be worn 24/7 to track your sleep, eating habits & work out routines. The sleep mode in UP tracks small movements while you’re asleep. You can see hours slept, time to fall asleep, light vs. deep sleep and waking moments. Over time you’ll start to discover patterns in your sleep that can affect how you feel. UP even lets you set a Smart Alarm waking you up silently at the time that leaves you feeling most refreshed. The precision motion detection system in UP tracks every move, capturing a complete record of your day’s activity. A Stopwatch Mode lets you mark specific active periods so you can see how everything from going for a run to walking the dog contributes to reaching your goals. Take a photo of your food, scan a barcode, browse the image gallery in UP or search the ingredient database to record what you eat and drink. Shower friendly 🙂 Analyzing your routine is a CLEAR CUT way to make changes necessary to live the life you want. Available in black, blue & light grey. UP by Jawbone APP.
Best Currency Converter App Currency – Simple. If you travel, or are planning on travelling, you’re going to need a currency converter. With a few apps ut there on the subject, we know that its hard to decipher which one to get. I find that the simplified easy to use ones are the best. Enter Currency. Currency is a simple converter for travelers. It has a beautiful and seamless interface for quick access to conversions you need. With over 160 currencies from all over the world you’ll always be up to date. One of the features that is quite handy, is that you can see a graph of the last 6 months. So you can plan whether to exchange money in advance. Like a smart phone calculator, it works offline as well, which is super helpful. Search through 160 currencies via name, code, or country. Each with a custom designed flag. Save currencies to your favorites with one tap. In an app, we look for simple and easy to navigate.