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My Favorite Phone Apps (Part Two)

Thumbnail image for My Favorite Phone Apps (Part Two) by Barbara J. Feldman August 21, 2012

Here is Part Two of My Favorite Phone Apps post. You can read Part One here. After each review, I list the platforms for which each app is available:  Android, iOS, Windows or Blackberry. 5) PicSay Pro. Editing and uploading camera pics directly from your phone saves oodles of time, compared to the alternative method […]

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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 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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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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How to Take a Screenshot on an Android Phone

by Barbara J. Feldman October 18, 2011

Although taking a screenshot on an Apple iPhone is easy (simply simultaneously press the HOME and the POWER button), doing so on an Android phone is not. Some of the Android apps that take screenshots require you to root your phone. Those of us not willing to root our phones, are stuck with this rather […]

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