Tagged with: Cool Apps

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 4, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 4, 2014

Few things are more frustrating than coming back from lunch to find a parking ticket on your car. Many of us don’t have the time or energy to dispute those tickets, but a new iPhone app called Fixed is ready to take up that fight. If you get a parking ticket, take a picture of it on your phone and enter the violation code ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 3, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 3, 2014

Have you ever needed to get in touch with someone whose phone was on silent? A new Android app called UrgentCall makes sure you’re able to get through. UrgentCall lets you receive emergency calls from anywhere in the world, even if your phone is set on “do not disturb” or silent. Two dollars a month gets you 10 ...

Best iOS and Android Apps for Brushing Up on U.S. History

Best iOS and Android Apps for Brushing Up on U.S. History

There are a fair amount of quality apps that specialize in the study of U.S. History, but these five apps form a veritable Mount Rushmore and then some. There are options for students of all ages. Studacy - U.S. Presidents (iPhone Free) Since America's independence, presidents have been chronological benchmarks in the ...

UrgentCall (Android) Ensure You’ll Never Miss Another Emergency Call

UrgentCall (Android) Ensure You’ll Never Miss Another Emergency Call

Have you ever needed to get in touch with someone whose phone was on silent? A new app and service called UrgentCall will help get you connected. UrgentCall is a service created to make sure you are available to your loved ones when they need you most. Designed to notify call recipients of an emergency situation, regardless ...

Fixed (iOS) Wants to Fight Your Parking Tickets for You

Fixed (iOS) Wants to Fight Your Parking Tickets for You

Few things enrage normally calm people like finding a parking ticket tucked under the windshield wiper of their car. Parking tickets can be infuriating, especially when they seem undeserved. (Officer, there's no sign saying I can't park here!). But most people don't want to invest the time and energy to would take to ...

Glove (Android) Recommends the Best Mobile Carrier in NYC, SF

Glove (Android) Recommends the Best Mobile Carrier in NYC, SF

If you’re unhappy with your current mobile service, the new Glove app for Android wants to find you something better. Launching today in the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City, the free app logs your location and phone usage for three days before serving up recommendations for the carrier that best suits you. Glove ...

The Best Crafty Apps for Digital Valentine’s Day Designs

The Best Crafty Apps for Digital Valentine’s Day Designs

It is that time of year again, when Cupid strikes and countless students exchange Valentine’s Day cards. Thinking outside the box, here are five less obvious mobile apps that students can use to create the perfect project to show their Valentine how much they are appreciated. Pic Collage (Free Android Tablet) Pic ...

Facebook’s ‘Paper’ is the First Must-Download iOS App of 2014

Facebook’s ‘Paper’ is the First Must-Download iOS App of 2014

If you’re (a) on Facebook and (b) have an iDevice, you need to be using Facebook’s newest app, Paper. There’s no two ways about it. Paper (or, more formally, Paper – stories from Facebook) is a complete re-invention of the way you interact with Facebook. Gone is the clunky Facebook app we’ve come to know and ...

‘Ken Burns’ App (iOS) Lets You Re-Live American History on iPad

‘Ken Burns’ App (iOS) Lets You Re-Live American History on iPad

Over the years, legendary documentary film maker Ken Burns has put out a lot of movies — but now he's released his very first app, which lets you explore his work on American history in a totally new way. Called simply "Ken Burns," the iPad app isn't a movie itself, but instead a collection of clips from past films. What ...

The Best Reading Comprehension Apps for Students

The Best Reading Comprehension Apps for Students

The leap in reading comprehension difficulty from Elementary to Middle School can be daunting for some students. These five mobile apps, curated for use by Middle and High School students, assist in refining reading skills. From the transition of learning how to read to being critical thinkers to spelling new vocabulary ...