App of the Week: Wibbitz Turns News Articles Into Video Snippets

Don’t care for television news but still like to watch instead of read the latest news? Check out Wibbitz, the app that transforms articles into video snippets that you can watch (or listen to) on your iPhone. Here’s how the folks at Wibbitz use artificial Intelligence to turn long text articles into video summaries: Using […]

google docs and sheets

App of the Week: Google Docs and Sheets Standalone Apps

Google launched new standalone mobile apps for Docs and Spreadsheets, with Slides coming soon. Divorcing the individual apps from Drive gives users the ability to quickly access and use their favorite Google apps on the go. It’s also probably a response to the recently launched and very popular suite of mobile apps from Microsoft. The […]

App of the Week: Microsoft Office – Now Available for iPad

Being productive on the go just got a whole lot easier. Earlier this week, Microsoft released their Office suite of apps specifically for the iPad. Though the collection of apps normally come bundled together for the PC and iPhone, you’ll have to download and install Word, PowerPoint, and Excel separately onto your iPad. Each of […]

App of the Week: 30/30 – Simple Task Management

Here at Rocket Matter, we have seen the upside and downside to multitasking. While we have the ability to switch between tasks, we do not have the ability to attend to all of them effectively. Kick your multitasking habit to the curb with 30/30, the simple task management app from Binary Hammer. We’ve featured the […]

Mind Mapping

App of the Week: MindNode – Post-It Notes on Steroids

I’m more of a list-taking, Evernote user, but the more visually inclined swear by mind maps. MindMeister – which I’ve used – is the granddaddy of mind maps. It’s great, but if you need to create more than three mind maps, you’ll have to subscribe to a monthly plan. Or, for a one-time fee of […]

App of the Week: SpeakWrite – Transcribe Audio or Video Into Quick Blog Posts or Documents

SpeakWrite is a mobile app (audio only) and web-based (audio and video) service that quickly transcribes audio and video files into text for blog posts, meeting notes, legal documents, and a whole lot more. Actual human typists set SpeakWrite apart from the many automated transcription services out there. It’s done in four easy steps: Create […]