calm meditation app

App of the Week: Calm – Chill Out, Focus, and Carry On

There’s no shortage of meditation apps out there and it’s a stressful, decidedly un-meditative experience, trying to decide on just the right one. I’ve tried a few with the best of intentions, but they go unopened on my phone for long stretches and are ultimately deleted. But, Calm is different – mainly because I hang […]

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 […]