Sound*Bytes — Archives


WHEN TO SHIP

OK it’s that time of year again when you have to ship stuff all over to family and friends. But when is the best time to do it. Let your search engine be your guide!!

Google.com, bing.com, etc.

UPBEAT

Who loves the music you love? Find out through upbeat for spotify.

https://workfromhomejobs.me

REVEAL URL

Want to know what’s hiding behind that tiny url? Before you click on it? Always a good idea…
use revealurl.xyz

https://revealurl.xyz

HOOK

Imagine your document as the part of a whole network of items in your project, and they are all tied together — that’s hook!

https://hookproductivity.com

FINDARUN

Want to find a new route for your run? Something more challenging and fun? Use it for walking and cycling too.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.buneme.fitness.findarun

INATURALIST

It’s Pokemon for the real world. Find out about the flora and fauna that surround you. In town or country. Snap a photo and learn!

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/inaturalist/id421397028

AR TRANSLATOR

When you’re somewhere where you don’t speak the language AR TRanslator reads and translates for you – and does it in over 100 languages!

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ar-translator-scan-translate/id1465903782

CLICKUP

One app does it all — for collaborative projects try clickup. Store documents, track time, brainstorm and a whole lot more!

https://clickup.com

FIX MY IPHONE

The ultimate tool for data recovery and data transfer for your iphone – fix my iphone!

https://www.minicreo.com

FRIDGE

What’s in your fridge that you need to use before it walks off the shelf by itself? Five fridge for android a list of what you’ve got, and it’ll tell you what you can make!

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sevtech.app.fridge

POP UP TROMBONE

An app that’s there – because it can be! A online time waster that’s great for all your office!

https://matthewrayfield.com

TROVE

A simple secure way to organize your bookmarks and have your content where and when you need it.

https://trovenow.com

WHICH LOGIN

All those log ins. How do you keep them straight? Well this handy tool could help!!

https://whichlogin.com

WEB TYCOON

Want to be the next Facebook, or Google or Twitter or any other famous web name you can think of? Pit your ideas against the big internet economy of the 1990s and see how they work out in this web game.

https://web-tycoon.com

WSJ SPEED SURVEY

Do you really need more speed for working and browsing online? The ISPs say one thing – science another.

AM I UNIQUE?

Have you ever checked what the marketers and researchers can find out about you in a snap?
Check out am I unique dot org – and prepare to be shocked.

https://amiunique.org

DEEP NAMER

For when you want a domain name but you haven’t a clue what to use!

https://deepnamer.com

BURNT PRODUCTS

Failed tech. Tech that didn’t work. Tech that expired before it even got mainstream.

https://www.veed.io/burnt-products

AWORLD

Make a world of change – with aworld – the app that makes a difference, one week at a time.

https://aworld.org

KNOWABLE

A new education system built like a podcast, so you can expand your mind while listening in your car!

https://knowable.fyi

PRIMATTE KEYER

For professional video backgrounds – this digital green screen app works brilliantly.

https://www.redgiant.com

SEARCHALL

SEARCH ALL is a multi-search engine – it tracks what you need, when you need it!!

https://searchall.net

WALKMAN

No, it’s not an old fashioned Sony Walkman, the sort your parents had back in the day.

It’s new, it’s cool – and it’s pricey!!

LIGHTRACKER

Difficulty sleeping? Could be the light around you that’s affecting it. Check out this app to find out more.

https://lystechnologies.co.uk

PARKING ACCESS

Nothing worse than racing for a plane and finding no place to park. Take that hassle off your to-do list with Parking Access.

https://parkingaccess.com

QUICK ACCES

All you useful files, apps and folders in a convenient set up.
Look for Quick Access at the Mac OS app store.

WEBOARD

A simple shared window that looks like a collaborative whiteboard letting you work together from different places.

https://www.webboard.io

LEAVE ME ALONE

Too much email – for a great unsubscribe tool – try Leave Me Alone.

https://leavemealone.app

WRITEMAPPER

For the writer in you that just might need a little help putting flesh on the bones of your ideas.

https://writemapper.com

MAC MOUSE FIX

Give your mouse a boost with mac mouse fix. Supercharge your mouse with added options to power your way through your work!

https://mousefix.org

WARNDERING

If you’ve ever been scammed when traveling, this app’s a must. And for those who don’t want to experience that unique situation, it’s even more important to try this out.

https://app.warndering.com

BRIGGS AND RILEY

Love my bag, lasts forever – and keeps all my tech gear safe!
And you can safeguard your gear too.

https://www.briggs-riley.com/

DRIP DRIP

How much water do you use each day? Quick nip in the shower or a long, languorous bath? Keep the tap running when you do your teeth?
Check this app out, you’ll be surprised!

https://dripdrip.app

CLICKBAIT SPOILER

How much time do you waste with clickbait? Firefox users can get right to the chase of any clickbait with this extension!

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/clickbait-spoiler/

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/clickbait-spoiler/

AI SANDALS

One of a kind flipflops made from multiple images of a sunset, unusual and rather beautiful.

https://shop.deleteyourself.com

MOWNED

How many cell phones or smart phones have you owned? And which did you like best?
Check out this site to see who loved what!!

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https://mowned.com/

ANURA

An app that tells you how you are! A video selfie and the app does the rest! Really!!

https://www.anura.ai

ARTSEE

Will it look good on the wall when you get it home? You can try it before you buy it! With artsee!

https://artseeapp.com

GRADEPOINT

Keep your student on track with gradepoint! Track grades, and assignments and see how they’re doing across the board.
Checks the GPA too!

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/gradepoint-gpa-calculator/id1207588479

ONYX

A personal trainer in the palm of your hand! Onyx tracks your progress and never reveals how you’re doing to anyone other than you!

https://www.onyx.fit

MOODS AND SONGS

What’s the right song for when the mood hits you happy, or sad, or somewhere in between?

https://www.moodsandsongs.com

I AM FEELING ANXIOUS

So you need support? And you don’t know where to find it? Funnily enough – there’s an app for that.

https://iamfeelinganxious.com

CD SCANNER

There must be an easier way to get all your music into your music apps — without ripping CDs and compiling playlists. There is — it’s CD scanner.

http://www.makayama.com

COOK UP

Store your online recipes – the way your gran tore out recipes from magazines…. easy to hand and great to make …

https://trycookup.app

MY PODIUM

Feel strongly about something – strongly enough to stand up and say it…?
Well, here you can do just that!

https://mypodium.net

CRAMMER

We can’t read everything we want – but if you’ve got crammer – a Chrome extension – in your browser, you can read a lot more!

https://thestempedia.com

PICTOBLOX

Coding for kids – with pictoblox. (Fun for children — and for adults too!)

https://thestempedia.com

JFK SPEECH

Our late president – John Fitzgerald Kennedy – was on his way to deliver a speech in Dallas, when he was assassinated on November 22, 1963. Now you can hear what that speech would have sounded like – and this is amazing.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-scotland-43436361/john-f-kennedy-s-lost-last-speech-recreated

NAUGHTY LIST

So who is doing what with your personal data? Check out this list!

https://secured.fyi

NEW MOVIES COMING OUT

Stop jiggling – if you want to know when that great new movie is coming out — head over here …

https://newmoviescomingout.us

TIKLY

Follow your faves for less!!
Tickets for your favorite bands, without a huge markup!!
Try tikly!!

https://tikly.co

TINY CLOUDS

Have you ever wondered what weather looks like from the view of a cloud? No, neither did I. But the people at Tiny Cloud did.

https://tinyclouds.co

WITBEE

So you don’t quite get Brexit, or AI, or Brain surgery – check out witbee for the understandable explanation.

https://witbee.co

STRIDE TRAVEL

STRIDE TRAVELTravel like a globetrotter! And find the best places for the best prices

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STYL

What to wear, when to wear it – styl tells you straight!

https://www.askstyl.app

SHOELACE

If at first you don’t succeed — try again. And that’s what Google is doing with Shoelace.

https://shoelace.nyc

MEASURE TALK – YOU, IN 3-D

When was the last time you took your measurements? Now there’s an app for that, and it’ll help you know if clothes will fit, before you try them on!

http://measuretalk.com/home

READCONTRACT

It’s more than your life’s worth if you don’t read the fine print – and ReadContract will help you avoid those pitfalls.

https://www.readcontract.com

SONY WIRELESS NOISE CANCELLING EARBUDS

Just the ticket for trains and planes when the guy in the next seat plays his phone so loud you can hear everything, or the baby in the seat three rows ahead screams non stop for 3 hours.

https://www.sony.com/electronics/truly-wireless/wf-1000xm3

STOPAD

Sometimes you just need to work ad-free and when you do, turn on stopAd. Then when you want ads again, turn stopAd off again.

https://stopad.io

CHAIRMAN MOM

A quiet corner of the web, where you can really open up and talk freely.

https://www.chairmanmom.com

FLOWMAGIC

Flowmagic keeps your projects online, on time and moving along!!

https://flowmagic.co

CRAZYBABY

If there’s one thing I can’t stand – it’s my earbuds dropping out when I do anything that involves movement. Ears – meet Crazy Baby!

https://crazybaby.com

IPHONE PHOTO RECOVERY

When you delete a photo – but want to get it back – or a message or iPhone contacts – here’s the software to do it!!

https://www.minicreo.com

HOGGY

Hoggy is a hedgehog on a mission and Hoggy keeps all the items you want to save in one handy application.

http://hoggy.io

MILECALC

All those frequent flier miles – how to check how many you have, and what’s worth what…. and what’s left when you spend them!

http://milecalc.com

ONEADAPTR

Nothing is more unsightly than a jungle of cables and fat black cubes all struggling to power all your tech stuff of a couple of extension cords.

Here is the solution!

http://oneadaptr.com

AUTOTIMER

A time tracking app for your menu bar. No more starting and stopping – just track your time on any project. For Mac.

https://anthonymdito.wixsite.com/autotimer

LOGITECH 920 PRO

Pro video for a really good price. With the Logitech 920 Pro you can get professional streaming video for under $50.00.

http://www.logitech.com

WISDO

A platform for sharing the value of experiences – really. For people who need advice, or who want to share advice.

http://wisdo.com

APPRENTICESHIPS

It’s better than being an intern and you learn a trade from the ground up.
PLUS you get paid!

https://apprenticeships.me

SUPER ADULTING

Stickers for the adults amongst us. All those beastly things adults have to do, shopping, laundry and taxes — now there are stickers for that!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/super-adulting/id1462407491

TAPPITY

Science and kids – a terrific app to take your kids through the science they’ll need for the future.

https://tappity.apphttps://www.tappityapp.com

EVERY PIXEL

Science and kids – a terrific app to take your kids through the science they’ll need for the future.

https://labs.everypixel.com/

PACKABLE

Sometimes just making a list (and checking it twice!) simply isn’t enough. For those times — get Packable!

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=webivo.com.packinglist

WAGCAM

Try taking your pooch’s picture. Right! The dog that looks everywhere but at you, right?

https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1290982652

SKY GURU

What actually happens when you take a flight? After the booking, the security, the getting on board and all that. There’s a lot more that happens that you don’t see. But now you can:

http://myskyguru.com

SECURITY PLANNER

How safe are your online habits? You should check – because it’s not a safe world out there.

https://securityplanner.org/#/

BEEBILLS

An invoicing platform for small business. Bills = Revenue. Don’t miss out!

https://www.beebills.com

DARK READER

Website too bright? Eyestrain too often? Check out Dark Reader – tone down the glitz and save your sight!

http://darkreader.org

FINIMIZE

Financial advice when you need it, real time money news — no jargon, no fluff!!

http://finimize.com

RUN LIVE

Love to run? Love to talk about running? Love to run against the world?

http://runlive.fit

GUMLET

Gumlet serves your images at the right dimensions and the best image format for each browser.

https://www.gumlet.com

MAKE PASSPORT PHOTO

If your driving license, store card ID and passport have photos that make you look like your grandmother’s twin sister – make passport photo is absolutely for you!

https://makepassportphoto.com

12 MIN

12 minute reading – check it out – they say it could change your life.

http://12min.com

CRASH

A resume that shows not only who you are but what you can do!

https://crash.co

GLOBAL CONNECT

This is a tool that really helps your own personal international relations…
(and you’ll never wake that important contact at 3am again!)

https://callhippo.com

REALLY GOOD QUESTIONS

Interesting twitter conversations – no not an oxymoron. There are great conversations out there, and with reallygoodquestions you can tune out the rabble and listen to something really interesting.

https://reallygoodquestions.co

WIKIDATA

Wikidata does for facts and figures what wikipedia does for encyclopedic knowledge.

https://www.wikidata.org

FOODIE

Foodie – an app which tells you not only where to eat, but what to eat there!
In its infancy but growing – like your waistline if the food is great!

http://www.thefoodieapp.com

GOALSETTER

A savings app for kids – a way to learn to save while learning what savings can do.

https://www.goalsetter.co

MUSEUM OF WEBSITES

How have the web’s top companies changed to reflect the various times and needs of their users?
You’d be surprised!!!

https://www.kapwing.com/museum-of-websites

NOMADIST

Do you dream of retiring to a sun kissed beach with turquoise water lapping at the white sand beneath your toes?
Any idea how much it’ll cost?

http://nomadlist.com/fire

HIDDEN SUGAR

Do you know where sugar is hiding in your diet?
No, I don’t either – but this app will probably make a huge difference to me – and to you too.

http://hiddensugarapp.com

FAST.COM

Now here’s a clever thing – you may think you have a fast internet connection for Netflix, but your ISP may be slowing you down. With fast.com you can find out – and so can Netflix!

PICTURE THIS

Do you know what’s growing in your garden? Picture this will tell you all!

https://www.picturethisai.com

OMG.LOL

Don’t take yourself too seriously. And if you’re someone who needs a good laugh every day – well, here’s a community you might like to join.

https://omg.lol

AIRLOCK

Who is using your data, reading your files, helping themselves to what you have on your hard drive?

https://airlock.com

GREYPAD

Keep your confidential files away from prying eyes. Greypad is the answer…
at the appstore. Very cool indeed.

https://www.greynote.io

QUICK TRAVEL TIPS

When you’re on the go and in a hurry, this site could be the answer to your prayers.

http://quicktravel.tips

MATE TRANSLATE

Want to learn a new language but got no time? Got Netflix? Try Mate translate!

https://www.matetranslate.com

REQUEST FOR PRODUCT

A crowd sourced directory of what people want – just waiting for someone to make it!

https://requestforproduct.co

UNHIDER

Viruses! You might have one – and you can’t find it — unhides reveals those hidden files where viruses lurk

https://www.softpedia.com/get/File-managers/11469

NO WORRIES

This app’s for when things go wrong – preplanned messages to anyone you need to say something to….

https://noworries.app

SIMPLECAST

If you’ve got something to say – there’s no reason not to say it! One stop shopping for making you own podcast!

https://simplecast.com

TYPERIOT

An inspiration for calligraphers and anyone who enjoys handwriting.

https://www.typeriot.com

HORBITO NOVA

A new kind of browser for a new kind of job – still in preview but worth a look.

https://www.horbito.com

IS THIS BANANA REALLY RIPE?

OK – we can put men on the moon, we can fire rockets into the clouds to make it rain — and now, now we can take a picture of a banana – and determination if it’s ripe or not! Is this progress? or is this progress!

http://Colorblindpal.com

CAT VIDEO FEST

Go on – indulge yourself – here are more cat videos than you could ever watch!!!
Seriously, me-ow …

http://www.catvideofest.com

STADIA

For those that follow all things Google – check out stadia. It’s a cloud based gaming platform allowing you to access any stadia based game on any device with a dedicated stadia game controller.

http://stadia.com

USENEXT

If you have fond memories of useNET – which makes you over 40 – you may like useNEXT – it’s a sort of usenet rides again!!

https://www.usenext.com

THE INFATUATION

If you want to know truly the best restaurant in your city for a date, or a birthday or a big family reunion, check out The Infatuation which roams the world and drops some of the best names.

https://theinfatuation.com

VERIFIER

You know when you send out a score of emails that often many addresses may not be real.
With verifier you can sort the real from the fake!

https://verifier.meetchopra.com

PEDOMETER

A reliable measuring app for how far you go and how many calories you burn.
For iOS and Android.

https://itunes.apple.com/app/apple-store/id1440459476

COMPASS

For insight into your personal intelligence and what might be the best job for you to pursue – try Compass.

https://compass.jobtome.com

SPECTRE

No it’s not an old fictional Russian Spy agency — it’s a photo app that gives you real long exposure photography using A-I!!

https://spectre.cam

ETHICAL

If you really, really want to make a difference – and create a more ethical world, go to ethical.net.
It’s an eyeopener!

https://ethical.net

POCK

For those with Macs with a Touch Bar – the ultimate Luxury …
put your dock in it, too.

https://pock.pigigaldi.com/

PASSGEN

A random password generator for Android – you drive the parameters: capital letter, numeral, special symbol, lowercase etc — and PassGen generates it.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.abhisheknair.passgen

BETTER

Stuck in the vortex of health insurance?
Get better with Better!

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COLORBLIND PAL

If someone you know is colorblind – this app will help. It not only distinguishes colors they can’t see – it also shows you what colorblindness looks like!

http://colorblindpal.com

BUTLEROY

For those of us who need a personal butler – check out butleroy!!

https://butleroy.com

SHOP BRAIN

Finding the cheapest price on an item you want on line is half the rush – and here’s shop brain to help!!

https://www.shopbrain.com

MISTER ROGERS

Everyone loves Mr. Rogers and he’s still alive and well online! And his message of acceptance and kindness is more relevant than ever.

https://www.misterrogers.org

WEBPING

What’s the most important thing about your website?
Checking that it’s up and running and functioning for business.
Webping monitors it all for you from your smartphone.

From the apple and googleplay stores

SLEEPJET

You can either sleep on planes or you can’t. But if you can – checkout sleepjet – for an on the ground in your bed, airplane sleep experience!

https://sleepjet.co

RANDOM 42

An app for android and iOS – a journey through the human body – on your smartphone. It’s an unforgettable experience.

https://random42.com

SCAMSTRAVEL

Be aware – that every place you go there’s the possibility that someone is out to rob, broil or bake an unwary, fat-walleted tourist. Make sure it’s not you!

https://www.scamstravel.com

ED HALL – SMALL WORLD

Watch anything from anywhere – media analyst Ed Hall says it really IS a small world!!
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COLIN BROWN – TECH EDUCATION

Some of the best kids tech education software comes from India – with great animation and cheerful songs!

https://www.chuchuschool.com

CATCHTRIPS

Want to plan a vacation but no ready $$ to make it happen? – Pay in installments!

https://catchtrips.com

ED HALL – TV IS CHANGING

As more and more networks come on line – and there’s a greater choice in distribution channels – Ed Hall says TV is changing.

WIRIZE

A check out system for freelancers – make sure you get paid!

https://wirize.com

SYSOP CHAT

Bring back the old days of blinking cursors and blue and green letters on a black screen!

https://sysop.chat

https://sysop.chat

FOLD N FLY

Paper airplanes – if you’re like me, they never quite made it to the trashcan. But they will now. Become a paper aviation expert!

https://foldnfly.com

MIXKIT

A fresh collection of lovely videos and animation for you to use – absolutely free!

http://ttps://mixkit.co

SEGURU

How safe are you online? Without something like seguru you’ll find you’re not safe at all. Check out seguru to see.

https://seguru.io

LIBRO.FM

The independent book stores’ version of audio books for your mobile devices.

https://libro.fm

EDGEWISE APP

You know that feeling – you’re just on the edge of coverage – but your connectivity is spotty at best. You need Edgewise.

https://edgewise.app

PSLAB

PSLab – an all in one, portable desk lab that helps you with dozens of jobs around the lab or in the field.

https://pslab.io

STEALY DOT IM

Private mobile messaging gives you end to end encryption for your messages.

https://www.stealthy.im

MEALSNAP

A food diary that looks great. Snap a picture and the app does the rest. Tracks calories, add up the carbs. Very cool!

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WORDPRESS

Spruce up your blog – update your wordpress with a cool editor, easy uploads of movies, pictures and audio.

https://wordpress.org

EARNY

Use earny to get the best prices on everything — and earny hotels to get low prices on hotel rooms!

https://www.earny.co/home

CAPISCUM

The blazing hot personal planner! A one stop shop for reminders, to-dos and other important things you need to remember to do.

https://capsicum.app

MATTER

A self evaluation tool to get you motivated to move onwards and upwards.

https://matterapp.com

RATERFOX

A movie finder extension for Google Chrome. Fast and sleek raterfox helps you find great movies.

https://www.raterfox.com/discover

LEAP

A travel app that’s almost as much fun as the destination where you’re headed!
Visit leap to see what’s out there!!

https://www.planbudgetandtraveltheworld.com

200 WORDS A DAY

So many of us want to write but just can’t find the time. So try to write just 200 words a day…

https://200wordsaday.com

REMOVE.BG

Great photo – but standing in front of THAT??? Remove dot B-G gets rid of the background, so you can clean up your pictures!

https://www.remove.bg

GAMEQUITTERS

If you – or someone you love is addicted to games, there’s help online at Game Quitters.

https://gamequitters.com

HEALTH 101

For the latest thoughts on what you and your doctor should check on.

https://www.health101.net

FREQUENTLY

It sometimes seems that nothing takes longer than writing the FAQs for your site. Now help is at hand!

https://frequently.io

SAMSUNG SPACEMONITOR

Now here’s a hardware idea I’d really like to have – a monitor that folds flat when you’re not using it! If nothing else – check out the cool video!

https://displaysolutions.samsung.com/monitor/high-resolution/space-monitorhttps://youtu.be/PH51tGwHsdI