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Tune Up Your Photos with Snapseed

Do you follow someone on Instagram whose photos just look incredible every time? Do you wonder how they make those photos leap out in your feed? They’re not using a special camera. In fact, they’re probably using the very same phone you have in your pocket right now. Their secret weapon? The photo editing software [...]

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Organize Your Next Big Event with Sched

Okay, we think we’ve found the absolute best new tool for managing the schedule for events, and it’s called “Sched.” Creating, managing, and publishing a complex calendar for an event is typically a nightmare. Often there are changes, and there is seldom a good way to keep attendees updated about changes in venue or schedule. [...]

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Snip & Save Text with Memomize

Here’s a Google Chrome extension which will help you gather and remember all of those little snippets from the web you want to save for later. The extension is called “Memomize” and it works like this: Highlight text from any webpage. Right click the selection and choose “Add to Memomize.” The next time you open [...]

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Stitch Your Screenshots with Tailor

If you use an iOS device, here’s a handy app for creating single, composite images from multiple screenshots. It’s called “Tailor” and it automatically creates long images from screen captures on your phone. Why would you use this? Well if you wanted to save a long text message conversation, an extended selection of an Instagram [...]

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Practice Self-Care with Aloe Bud

All day long our phones nudge us, notify us, and otherwise interrupt us. Sometimes it’s because we want them to. Other times, it’s simply a distraction. Given the amount of mindspace we cede to our mobile devices, it’s surprising we haven’t devised more ways to make them remind us to be more mindful, more compassionate, [...]

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Savor Your Life Every Day with DayOne

Do you keep a journal? A diary? How often do you sit down to recap the day’s events or capture the mood of the week? While there are lots of compelling reasons for journaling many of us don’t feel we have the time to commit to one on a daily basis. DayOne is an app designed to [...]

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Listen to Long-form Journalism with Audm

In a world where we so often skip from headline to headline, it can be refreshing and engaging to explore long-form journalism. These longer pieces (typically over 3,000 words) can give us deeper insight and a richer picture of a complex issue or public figure. Unfortunately, they take much longer to read. This is definitely [...]

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Quit Wasting Time Online with Cold Turkey

Ever find your fingers automatically typing the address of certain websites every time you open a browser window? Odds are your mind has been hijacked to check and re-check social media. According to Global Web Index, people are spending an average of over 2 hours per day on social media. Imagine how much you could accomplish if you [...]

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Dress Up Your Feed with Phonto

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but sometimes you need to add a few more, especially when you’re adding photos to your social media feeds. Phonto is a simple app which lets you quickly add text to your photos, right from your smartphone. What makes Phonto so great is that its design tools [...]

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Apps to Help Manage Your Screen Time

Screen addiction is real, and it’s not just adults who are suffering from the impulse to reach for that phone or tablet. It’s also taking a toll on kids. Even the parents of Silicon Valley giants are raising their kids with a dose of low-tech mindfulness. If you’re looking for ways to track and manage the amount [...]

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