Weather Apps for Every Personality

You have plenty of options when it comes to weather apps, so it may be hard to choose. Here are my recommendations based on your personality. Add yours to the list in the comments! For the Instant-Gratification Junkies: Dark Sky Dark Sky describes itself as a “hyperlocal” weather app, specializing in micro-forecasts for the two-foot square that surrounds you and …

Apps for Your Health

One of the best parts of my job is when I ask audience members for their favorite apps and tech tools. Today’s apps for your health come from session participants. They sounded so intriguing and came with such strong recommendations that I just had to put them together into a list for you guys.  Doctor On Demand I’m sure you’ve …

Favorite apps and sites from The Webby Awards

Every year I adore going through the nominees and honorable mentions for The Webby Awards, which recognizes sites and apps for outstanding awesomeness. Here are a few of my favorites from this year (and last year). Warning: many are highly addicting. Graphics Type to Design (online) Write your name with Instagram pictures with Type to Design. Use a screencapture to grab …

Apps for Emergencies

UPDATED for 2017’s Hurricane Harvey! From 2015… Today the Northeast is bracing for a massive blizzard, and CNN says 58 million people are in its path. View image | gettyimages.com Here are a handful of apps and gadgets that you might download or have on hand to ride out the storm and handle weather-related emergencies. Visual 911+ This app helps …

My Junk Tree: Stop Junk Mail

I love these types of environmentally beneficial services (I consider it a Beth Favorite). Signing up with My Junk Tree should put an end to quite a bit of the paper junk mail that fills up your mailbox. It’s twenty bucks for three years, and they promise to cut down on junk mail and even stop delivery of the phone …