Rushing around the get those final gifts? TODAY’s Digital Lifestyle Expert® Mario Armstrong joined TODAY’s Erica Hill to round up the best apps (all free!) to make your last-second shopping easier, and cheaper!
Mario’s Top 3: Apple Pay, Smart Slow Cooker, & JibJab Messages
This week on my top 3: pay for things in a whole new way, sending hilarious animated e-cards to your friends and family, and cooking a soup from your smartphone.
Top 3: Android everywhere, Bandsintown, and 21st Century Polaroids
This week on my Top 3: The Bandsintown app helps you find local concerts, the Fuji Instax SHARE SP-1 brings Polaroid-style photos into the 21st century, and the latest announcements about Google’s Android OS for smartphones and tablets.
Read more at today.com.
Amazon Fire Phone: For People Who Like to Buy Things (From Amazon)
After months of speculation, at yesterday’s special event in Seattle, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos took to the stage and unveiled their Fire phone.
It’s got 4 cameras that track your head at all times to offer an immersive 3D experience. It’s got 24-7 support from live human beings you can get to in under 10 seconds by hitting the “Mayday” button. And it makes it really, really easy to scan a real-world object and then immediately buy it from Amazon.
What is iOS 8 and when do I upgrade my tech? (TODAY)
On the TODAY show, I discuss Apple’s iOS 8 announcement from WWDC, cover the main features that families are going to love, and offer some tips about when to upgrade your devices.
iOS 8 is coming this fall to iPhone & iPad: Here is what you need to know
At their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco today, Apple announced the latest version of their mobile operating system, iOS 8. Coming this fall, iOS 8 offers a bunch of upgrades that should make life for iPhone and iPad users a lot easier. Here’s a look at all the features you’ll want to know about!
bSafe app can keep you safe and give you some peace of mind
OmmWriter is a new way to improve your productivity and concentration
I talk a lot about productivity because it is so important to my bottom line. I’m constantly on the lookout for new ways to make the best use of my time in every facet of my business—that includes writing. That’s why I love this new app, OmmWriter, that removes distractions and helps me get down to business.
Motivate your kids to do their chores with free app Choremonster
The battle to get your kids to do their chores can be exhausting! Thankfully, I’ve found a great free app called “Choremonster” that will actually motivate your kids to want to do their chores. Keep reading to find out how it works.
Why I’m excited about Mailbox for Mac
It goes without saying that time management is one of the biggest problems facing entrepreneurs, which is why I’m always excited about new apps that save you time. With a limited number of hours in the day to pursue your dream career, especially if you’re still working that 9-5, even a few minutes here and there can make a big difference.
I’m excited for the upcoming release of Dropbox’s Mailbox app for Mac, which promises to make it even easier to quickly sort through your Mailbox with new features to ensure you spend even less time stuck in your inbox.