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My Favorite Phone Apps (Part One)

Thumbnail image for My Favorite Phone Apps (Part One) by Barbara J. Feldman August 14, 2012

Since my brother-in-law asked for my favorite phone apps (hat tip to Paul),  I thought I’d share my list here with you too.  After each app, I list the platforms for which the app is available:  Android, iOS, Windows or Blackberry. 1)  Evernote is a cross-platform, cloud-based  “remember everything” application.   To call it a […]

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How to Use Evernote

Thumbnail image for How to Use Evernote by Barbara J. Feldman June 26, 2012

Evernote is a note-taking application that captures ideas, pictures, articles from the Internet, and yet defies classification because of how well it simply works everywhere you are: your smart phone, a mobile browser or your desktop computer. With free apps and versions for dozens of platforms, it’s hard to choose just one amazing feature, but […]

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How to Find Your Favorite Artists With Songkick

by Barbara J. Feldman June 19, 2012

Live music fans rejoice! Songkick is an iPhone and Android app that will scan your local music collection and let you know when your favorite artists are going to be performing in your town. In addition, at their website, you can integrate Songkick with Spotify and Facebook or manually add groups you want to track.

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How to Send Photos to Dropbox from Your Phone

by Barbara J. Feldman June 12, 2012

Does the photo gallery on your smart phone just grow and grow and never make it your desktop computer? Android phone users can make use of the easy-as-pie photo sync feature of the

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Where to Find Free Kindle Apps for Your Device

by Barbara J. Feldman March 20, 2012

Kindle books are growing in popularity every day, and with the regular promotional sales, are often an excellent bargain when compared to paper-based books. For example, I recently picked up “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” by Jonathan Safran Foer for just $0.25 on a promotion day. Best of all, you do not need to own […]

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How to Share Grocery Lists

by Barbara J. Feldman February 7, 2012

One’s grocery list can easily be kept on a piece of paper, but when your roommate or spouse is the one doing the shopping, how do you share a single piece of paper? Say hello to collaborative shopping apps for your smart phone! Three such apps are Grocery IQ, Our Groceries and GrocerySmart, and they […]

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