This Week

COUNTABLE

Hold your representatives accountable – with this clever app called Countable. Comment on legislation that matters to you, hold their feet to the fire. Sign up for newsletters and let congressmen know how you feel.

https://www.countable.us/

HIYA

If you’re as fed up as everyone else with robocalls, spam calls and people phoning you for donations – you need Caller ID on your smartphone – you need: hiya.

https://hiya.com/

SAVE TO GOOGLE

Finally – a solution for bookmark chaos. If you have so many bookmarks and you can’t find anything any more…. try save to google! A very useful extension for Google Chrome.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/save-to-google/meoeeoaohbmgbocpdpnjklmfmjjagkkf?hl=en

MEEP

Meep, meep – sounds like a cartoon character doesn’t it? But in fact meep is a very clever way to personalize your radio listening.Just tell the app what you like and it will create your very own radio station – just for you. Don’t forget to include Sound*Bytes, on CBS News!!!

http://www.meep.com/

REMEDY

Your medical bills too high? Whose aren’t……

You need Remedy – a solution to check for mistakes on medical bills and often finds them!

https://www.tryremedy.com/

Recent Programming

AIRBNB/MILDENHALL

It’s in almost every country in the world so can you name the ones where there’s no Airbnb? The company’s CMO Jonathan Mildenhall says the company will go wherever it can to make places accessible!

http://www.airbnb.com

BE PREPARED

The Girl Scouts of America are digitally up to date – and they have a Digital Girl Executive to keep them that way!

https://www.gsusa.org/

ANCESTOR CLOUD

Genealogy is in the cloud. Do you have questions about your ancestors you can’t answer? Genealogists in the cloud will try to help you. A great way to track down those elusive details you can’t find yourself.

https://ancestorcloud.com

DOCPARSER

When everything comes in in pdf – docparser will make them database ready. Whatever your need, excel, csv, and more – docparser is there to help you out. And you can test it for free!

https://docparser.com

KARMA CIRCLES

A free app that offers advice to people who need to know what to do and how to do it. Real people, real solutions, absolutely free.

For Android

http://www.karmacircles.com/

FIRST THANKSGIVING PRIMER

It’s the very first time you’re hosting a Thanksgiving dinner and you’re panicked.

No need – here’s help!

http://www.myrecipes.com/holidays/how-to/hosting-first-thanksgiving

THE FIRST THANKSGIVING

Pilgrims with buckled hats, turkey and all the trimmings – NOT! The first Thanksgiving was nothing like the idealized version we’ve come to know! Check this out to find out more.

http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving

POST THANKSGIVING BLOAT

Too much turkey? Too much sugar? Not enough exercise? Did you know that the days over Thanksgiving are the best days for Antacid sales as we ALL eat too much. Here’s some ideas on how to cope.

http://www.shelivesclean.com

PACK FOR A PURPOSE

Got a few spare inches in your suitcase – check out Pack for a Purpose.

for example you could take 5 pounds of school supplies to kids in need.

Or 5 pounds of utensils to a villager in need. A worthwhile cause that is

SO EASY to help.

http://www.packforapurpose.org

SOUND PORTRAITS

If the idea of sales and standing online for 4 hours to pay for that green velvet dress which once home has a broken zipper — is way to much for you, here’s another idea. Let everyone E LSE go shopping and YOU stay home with Sound Portraits – a fabulous archived compendium of streaming audio.

http://soundportraits.org/

CARDIGAN

Cardigan is a service you just might need one day. It access your twitter feed, lets you look through it and then bulk erase the tweets you want to delete.

https://www.gocardigan.com/

PRONOUNCE NAMES

Nothing creates a worse impression that pronouncing someone’s name incorrectly. Especially when help is at hand.

http://pronouncenames.com/

http://pronouncenames.com/

FOODY

An app to help you determine what it is that you’re eating that’s making you sick. And it’s free!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/foody-food-symptom-tracker/id1081899534?mt=8

GOLDENHOUR

When you want to take a great photo try golden hour. It’s an app that helps you find the best place, the best light and the best time to take that outdoor shot!

http://goldenhour.one/

SNIPPT

The ultimate news source for those with no attention span at all.

The headlines in 4 seconds of video — try out snippt.

For Android.

http://mysnippt.com

DISPEL

Privacy – why does no one believe in it any more? If you need privacy on line – check out dispel.io for a payment plan that fits your budget!

http://www.dispel.io

MEEPING UP WITH THE NEWS

Listen to the web – now you don’t have to miss the stories you love you can listen to them! A great way to “meep up with the news”!!!   Get the app and try it out!

http://www.meep.com

ROUTE RELAY

A 1-800 number for all your phones – not cheap but in business, needs must! Now in 8 countries with more to come.

http://routerelay.com

SWIFTSCALES

If you really want to learn to sing – not operatic or hip hop – but just sing – swift scales is for you. An app and online, swiftscales takes you through the basics and a lot lot more.

http://swiftscales.com

POKECREW

Pokecrew – a map made by Pokeman players of where the Pokemon are. Crowd sourcing writ large!!!

https://www.pokecrew.com/