The Best Workout Tools

I ran my first marathon in 2007 – and my sixth (and last) in 2012. I offer that as proof that at one time I knew what I was talking about when it comes to tools to help you stay active. (Want more health tips? Click here for apps to help with nutritional choices.) 7 Minute Superhero Workout Short Workout …

Unroll.me and Slice: An Important Conversation about Privacy

Two of the tools that I love and recommend are Unroll.me and Slice. And boy are people mad at them. Unroll.me helps manage your inbox by analyzing your emails to find subscription services. Then you can unsubscribe with one click or digest your subscriptions into one email a day. Slice analyzes your inbox for shipments and keep track of your …

Cozi: Handy Family Organizer

Cozi Family-Friendly Calendar Manager cozi.com Year after year, parents in my audiences tell me the best calendar tools is Cozi Family Organizer. Cozi lets you set up calendars for each family member and combines them on your master calendar. You can also import other calendars, such as soccer and school schedules. The system also includes family-oriented lists to help with …

Nerdwords: Top 10 Office Apps

A guest post from Molly Gardner, Beth Z’s business manager. Working for Beth, a lot of apps and tools come across my desk. The ones you see here are my favorite tools that I use in the office day in and day out. This is the technology that keeps Nerd Headquarters running smoothly and Beth on the road bringing new ideas …

Best Apps for the New Year

Now that you’ve cleared the deck of all your other New Year’s Resolutions, you might consider adding “Get Organized” to your digital to-do list. Every one of these tools will help save you time (and money!) so you can concentrate on your work and get ready for a great year. Here are 10 tech tools to help you organize several areas …

Microsoft Translator: The best app of the year

An American, a German and a Russian walk into a bar. The American says, “Let’s all be friends. I’ll buy the next round!” The German and the Russian smile awkwardly and go back to their phones. They don’t speak English, so… But then the German yells out a happy “Heiliger Strohsack!” and starts pointing to an app on his phone. …

Augmented Reality for kids

This week I’m presenting a program all about the new opportunities for augmented reality. Since it’s the holiday season, I thought I’d cover a few of the best AR games and toys for kids. 4D Astronomy Lesson Octagon Studios produce a series of augmented reality educational tools. I picked up the Space 4D Flash Cards. Viewed through the app, the …