Category - Apps

Trello – A Tool for Trip Planing

I plan a lot of travel: where to eat, what to do, and when to do it. Keeping track of all the details — what time this cathedral opens, what days this museum is closed, which restaurants are open for lunch) — is always a challenge. The bigger...

MoveToAppleMusic App not Quite as Magical as Promised

Update as of 7/29/2015: An upgrade to this app fixed all problems, and, while it works slowly, it does indeed work now. As a long-time Spotify user, I’ve built up a collection of dozens of playlists containing thousands of songs. Recreating...

Siri is Apple Music’s Spotify Killer

Apple Music alone can’t yet compete with Spotify. But pair Apple Music with Siri, Apple’s intelligent assistant, and you get a level of convenience and magic no other service can match. Since I first joined in Spotify in July of 2011...

Say Nope to Foap

Update (7/27/2015): This weekend, someone claiming to be a deliriously happy Foap customer posted a glowing review of foap in the comments of this post. In addition to being written like marketing copy, the post featured a point-by-point rebuttal of...

New Google Search App for iPad – Wow!

The new Google Search app for iPad is remarkable, pulling just about every Google app into one easy-to-navigate interface. At first, it looks like nothing more than a full-page search app … but click the “Apps” icon, and the magic...

Why I Can’t Trust My Notes to Evernote

  I’m a little obsessed with taking notes, retrieving notes, and making the information stored in my notes useful. In a recent post on how I take notes and why, I referred to Evernote, a service with a seductive promise: “Remember...