This Week

UPSCORED

Looking for a new job – now there’s a whole new way to do it! 
Go digital at upscaled.com

https://upscored.com/

EUZHAN PALCY   (PRONOUNCED YOU-ZHAN PAL-SEE)

Technology has made huge differences to movie making – but director Euzhan Palcy says 
at the end of the day – you still need money to make a film!

http://www.euzhanpalcy.net/

SHREDO

Wouldn’t it be great if you could shred your digital files just like paper?
Well you can – with shredo!!

http://mymixapps.com/shredo

DISKDRILL

Data saving for macs, windows, and mobile devices — very clever stuff!

http://www.cleverfiles.com/

MERLIN

Identify that bird – with Merlin. A great app from the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology. Easy to use and fascinating to browse … and FREE!!!     For iOS and Android.

At the iTunes store and GooglePlay

Recent Programming

RELEASE RADAR

If you’re into Spotify you need Release Radar for a heads up on when new material is due from your favorite artists.

https://www.spotify.com/

FONTFIT

When you need to spruce up your website but you don’t know which font to use – try fontfit.

It’s a site that shows you how your choices will look. Simple, and effective.

http://fontfit.com/

EXPENSE BOT

Hate doing expenses? Who doesn’t? But no work = no reimbursement.

Enter expensebot.

https://expensebot.com/

GOWATCHIT

You have a hankering to watch The Bridge of Spies, or The Sound of Music, or A Most Wanted Man or any one of thousands of movies. But where is it showing, or where to buy it, rent it or is it on Netflix or Hulu … Check out Go Watch It and find out.

https://gowatchit.com

TWITTER UNFOLLOW

If you’ve just had enough of Twitter and want to start all over again – there’s a useful extension for Google Chrome:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/extensions

MICHAEL HIRSCH

Just who watches unboxing videos? Kids that’s who and they LOVE them. A couple of years ago someone made nearly $5 million by just opening Disney toys on camera. Believe it – it’s also true!! Michael Hirsch of TEAM says kids may well have something to teach us. We caught up with him at MIPjunior in Cannes.

I KNEW IT

How good ARE you at predicting the future? Who will win the Super Bowl? An oscar, will the UK really pull out of Europe?

Answer these and other questions and track how good you are at predicting the future. If nothing else, it’s fun!

http://www.iknewit.co/#/app/home

WHERE KIDS GO

Michael Hirsch has founded several kids TV and animation companies in Canada and says his objective has been “world domination through animation!” He says YouTube is not just for kittens and puppies – but rather it’s where kids go for their entertainment.

https://www.facebook.com/TEAMFinanceToronto/

THE WADI TRIBE

Teaching kids about morals and the difference between good and bad is so much easier when the characters are lovable. Enter: The Wadi Tribe – an innovative animated project teaching kids about wisdom and human values. Funding such a project is a challenge which is why director Saniya Chugtai went to the MipJunior Conference in Cannes:

Google “the wadi tribe” for more information.

https://www.vmbvoom.com/pitches/the-wadi-tribe

THIS OR THAT

There’s an app for that – a binary decision maker helper! To get votes on whether you should do “this or that”

Hmmm!!

http://www.thetotapp.com/

MAKE TWITTER GREAT AGAIN

If you want your twitter feed to be politics free – you need this extension for Google Chrome.

It’s called Make Twitter Great Again – and it promises a politics free zone!

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/make-twitter-great-again/beifniogjbogfikkdkblpemliilcjnhf?hl=en

CONFIDE

Keep your iMessages confidential! Confide is an iMessage system that allows for private conversations!

https://getconfide.com/

TRACEUR

Track your packages going out as well as coming in – and all from the same place!

1349B_traceur.mp3

IMAZING

Manage all your i-devices with one iOS management tool.

Cool.

https://imazing.com/

QBLOCKER

If you’re one of those folks who quits apps before you mean to – this one’s for you!

https://qblocker.com/

TOP 250

With winter having a BIG grip on much of the US – we turned to places to find good movies while we stay indoors, stay warm and fight off cold and flu.

Top 250 – a rating system with a twist. Rate what you like, and you’ll get recommendations from people who think like you!!

http://www.top250.tv/

POPFLAKE

For spoiler free, fast reviews – movies on your mobile! Get the popflake app.

1348B_popflake.mp3