April showers bring May flowers…and April also brings the dreaded deadline for filing your yucky taxes. If you haven’t done yours yet and you aren’t planning on filing an extension, you have just enough time to get moving and get ‘em done.
In a relationship? Staying connected usually entails an arsenal of apps and devices for e-mailing, Skyping, phoning and texting. When you are in love — especially a new relationship — you want to share everything with your partner, all the time. A new app called Pair aims to simplify your quest for constant contact.
Thanks to Facebook, I am being given many, many opportunities to buy Girl Scout Cookies. Unfortunately, most of them live either way across the huge metropolis that is Los Angeles, or clear across the country. Since there is only a Cub Scout in my own household, I’ve had to find another way to get my yearly fix.
Whether you’re going to Grandma’s or hosting dinner at your own house, there’s an app to help see you through. For me Thanksgiving has five specific categories: food, drinks, kid entertainment, football, and shopping. Grab your smartphone and let’s go.
Shaker is a brand new application you access from Facebook that lets you socialize on Facebook the way you do hanging out in real life — all in real time in a virtual setting. Your Facebook profile comes along with you to help you get around and share things with your friends and to help you make new ones.
I used to have a daily planner – a bee-u-tee-ful leather-bound, chunky book that was bursting with sticky notes and was essentially my brain, and I couldn’t function properly without consulting it first. Then, I slowly moved towards technology to solve my organizing woes, but I never found anything that compared with the notes I was able to take and reference back and forth on that written planner until I found Evernote.
Are you bummed that summer is ending, or ecstatic to be shipping everyone back to school? Either way, implementing some techie tips to get your kids organized not only makes your life easier, but also teaches them to take responsibility too.
Have you ever thought you needed a personal assistant? Even if you don’t live in Los Angeles where it seems everyone has one, no one needs an extra hand more than a working mom. MyAssist is a new service that you can customize according to how much you plan to use it, for personal use, business use, or both.
Whoever said getting there is half the fun may not have ever traveled with children. But armed with smartphone, you can all get to your destination safely while having more fun. Here are a few of my favorite apps that make traveling by car a little easier for everyone.