Top Free Mobile & Computer Apps for Students

As University students we already pay huge fees for tuition, textbooks, laptops, rent, utilities...and it goes on. It's unfortunate that on top of all of those costs we have to pay for computer software and other programs in order to write class notes, call people, design and watch tv shows and movies. After checking out a few sites online, here's a list of the top applications for students, and best of all they are all FREEFor Note Taking-Evernote...more

On the Road Again – The Best Apps For Planning a Road Trip

All around the area is the sound of vans being loaded full of suitcases, coolers, activity kits and happy families. It’s vacation time and we thought that we would share some of our favorite vacation planning tools with you in the hopes that it will make your trip even better. I’ve done several road trips with my family and believe me, the (modified) saying “an ounce of preperation is worth a pound of cure” is very true here....more
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Apps We Love: Marble Math and Marble Math Jr. by Artgig

I haven’t seen an app that makes better use of the tilting function of iPhone and iPad than Marble Math by Artgig Apps. The app turns your device into a maze. The object of the game is to navigate a marble through the maze by tilting your device. And it works great!...more

Facebook App Center is here!

This is a very important piece of news for the Social Media world. The 7th of June Facebook launched the App Center to make it easier to find apps you can enjoy with friends.The App Center features mobile and web apps, such as Draw Something, Pinterest, and Nike+ GPS, and new apps including Jetpack Joyride, Ghosts of Mistwood, and Ghost Recon Commander....more

iPad Blogging Experimentation - Blogsy

Today's post is being written on my iPad with the help of a blogging app I found called Blogsy. (Between learning how to navigate a brand new app and still getting used to my bluetooth keyboard, this may take awhile... but practice makes perfect, right?!) ...more
 @BlogsyApp Thanks so much, Lance - much appreciated! I took your suggestions on this morning's ...more

Apps I Love: Gube and TeleTweet by Shacked Apps

Every once in a while a product comes along that’s a game changer. I can’t imagine life without my cellphone, the gps for my car, my laptop, or my iPad. And now, I can’t imagine life without Gube ...more
@BlogHer We're delighted your son is enjoying Gube! Thank you for the post.more

Charisse Conanan and Adrissha Wimberly Are Changing How Millennials View Personal Finance

One of the hottest topics this election season is about student loans and student debt. According to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, student loan debt recently topped 1 trillion (yes, trillion) dollars by the end of this year. And while there's plenty of financial self-help books (Suze Orman's The Money Book for The Young, Fabulous, and Broke comes to mind), few financial tools are targeted to a generation that consumes information in a more tech-centric way. ...more
Here’s a quote to hold on to: Of your life's journey, don't seek permission. This kind of ...more

Your Personal Cloud Demystified: The Glue that Simplifies Life Online

As our need to be mobile increases, our gadget portfolios grow from a single PC to multiple devices—our data is scattered across all of them. The cloud brings it all together....more
 @All that makes you...  Let me know what which cloud apps are your favorite. I'm sure it won't ...more

Google Launches Drive (As in Hard Drive, Not Cars)

You might have caught wind of the announcement yesterday: Google launched Drive, its new cloud-based file storage service.In a nutshell: you create and work on files, store them on Drive and access them seamlessly from any device. You can use up to 5Gb for free and after that there are multiple storage plans up to16 Terabytes (if you want to shell out $800/month). It even integrates with Google Docs (although these don't account for the storage usage in Drive)....more

Jessica Moore is Changing How We Organize Our Closets

If you’re like me, you’re in the process of packing up your winter coats (Thank Goddess!) and moving in your spring and summer clothing. If you’re like me, you’re on the prowl for help organizing your closet. Enter Jessica Moore and the Stylebook App. ...more