Sound*Bytes — Archives
Do you suffer from too many tabs? Most of us do…and here’s a solution!https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/unpaginate/oamcmjemlelkciemicfpmojnnblgniab/detail/whatshisface/hdlljjddnhidfgllahkjhpfgommecolc
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
Science and kids – a terrific app to take your kids through the science they’ll need for the future.https://labs.everypixel.com/
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
So who is that masked man? Or that dude over there? It’s on the tip of my tongue! Oh, what is his name?https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/whatshisface/hdlljjddnhidfgllahkjhpfgommecolc
Try taking your pooch’s picture. Right! The dog that looks everywhere but at you, right?https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1290982652
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
How safe are your online habits? You should check – because it’s not a safe world out there.https://securityplanner.org/#/
An invoicing platform for small business. Bills = Revenue. Don’t miss out!https://www.beebills.com
Website too bright? Eyestrain too often? Check out Dark Reader – tone down the glitz and save your sight!http://darkreader.org
You know you shouldn’t be tap tap tapping — now with no phone, you can’t …https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=me.aswinmohan.nophone
Financial advice when you need it, real time money news — no jargon, no fluff!!http://finimize.com
Gumlet serves your images at the right dimensions and the best image format for each browser.https://www.gumlet.com
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
This is a tool that really helps your own personal international relations…
(and you’ll never wake that important contact at 3am again!)
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 does for facts and figures what wikipedia does for encyclopedic knowledge.https://www.wikidata.org
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!
Break your bad habits with an app that talks back!https://fineillquit.xyzhttps://fineillquit.xyz
A savings app for kids – a way to learn to save while learning what savings can do.https://www.goalsetter.co
How have the web’s top companies changed to reflect the various times and needs of their users?
You’d be surprised!!!
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?
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.
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!
Do you know what’s growing in your garden? Picture this will tell you all!https://www.picturethisai.com
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
Who is using your data, reading your files, helping themselves to what you have on your hard drive?https://airlock.com
Used to be you met someone, settled down and had a family. But today, can you afford it?https://planswell.com/child-affordability-calculator/
Keep your confidential files away from prying eyes. Greypad is the answer…
at the appstore. Very cool indeed.
For those of us who still have to write the occasional check!http://onlinecheckwriter.com
When you’re on the go and in a hurry, this site could be the answer to your prayers.http://quicktravel.tips
Want to learn a new language but got no time? Got Netflix? Try Mate translate!https://www.matetranslate.com
A crowd sourced directory of what people want – just waiting for someone to make it!https://requestforproduct.co
Viruses! You might have one – and you can’t find it — unhides reveals those hidden files where viruses lurkhttps://www.softpedia.com/get/File-managers/11469
This app’s for when things go wrong – preplanned messages to anyone you need to say something to….https://noworries.app
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
The world of international broadcasting – online at Radio Gardenhttps://www.radio.garden
An inspiration for calligraphers and anyone who enjoys handwriting.https://www.typeriot.com
A new kind of browser for a new kind of job – still in preview but worth a look.https://www.horbito.com
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
Go on – indulge yourself – here are more cat videos than you could ever watch!!!
Seriously, me-ow …
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
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
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
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!
Weather dock express for Mac gives you photo realistic animations of the coming weather. Very cool!https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/weather-dock-express/id915557574
A reliable measuring app for how far you go and how many calories you burn.
For iOS and Android.
For insight into your personal intelligence and what might be the best job for you to pursue – try Compass.https://compass.jobtome.com
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
How to find out something about an image you may want to use? Google Image search does reverse look up too!https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/1325808?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en&oco=0
If you really, really want to make a difference – and create a more ethical world, go to ethical.net.
It’s an eyeopener!
Breathe better, breathe healthier – with music.
Forget the old Polaroid – yes, it was lots of fun – but now instant print cameras are Digital!https://shop.usa.canon.com/shop/en/catalog/ivy-cliq-instant-camera-printer
For those with Macs with a Touch Bar – the ultimate Luxury …
put your dock in it, too.
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
Export the data in your linked in account into a handsome CV.https://curriculumvitae.net
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
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
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
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
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
An app for android and iOS – a journey through the human body – on your smartphone. It’s an unforgettable experience.https://random42.com
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
Glorious sound from the latest ear buds.https://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/audio/galaxy-buds/?cid=sem-mktg-pfs-aacc-22019-22493&gclid=CNOekMPQkuECFUvhDQodJrIOlA&gclsrc=ds
Watch anything from anywhere – media analyst Ed Hall says it really IS a small world!!
Some of the best kids tech education software comes from India – with great animation and cheerful songs!https://www.chuchuschool.com
Want to plan a vacation but no ready $$ to make it happen? – Pay in installments!https://catchtrips.com
Does tech teaching mean teachers are redundant – Absolutely NOT! says Colin Brown:https://www.chuchuschool.com
As more and more networks come on line – and there’s a greater choice in distribution channels – Ed Hall says TV is changing.
One of those must-do things that no one wants to do – Make a Will.https://trustandwill.com
Bring back the old days of blinking cursors and blue and green letters on a black screen!
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
A fresh collection of lovely videos and animation for you to use – absolutely free!http://ttps://mixkit.co
A beautiful way to watch the weather!https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cumulus-weather/id1441446893
When you need to purge a social media account – Social Amnesia rides to the rescue.https://github.com/Nick-Gottschlich/Social-Amnesia
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
The independent book stores’ version of audio books for your mobile devices.https://libro.fm
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
Using the blockchain to track who is saying what and where!https://www.socialblockchain.co
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
Never forget another birthday, anniversary or important date again!https://www.planniversary.com
Private mobile messaging gives you end to end encryption for your messages.https://www.stealthy.im
Love music? Play music? Now there’s a metronome app for every rhythm!!https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/impulse-rhythm-metronome/id1444796949?mt=8&ref=producthunt
A food diary that looks great. Snap a picture and the app does the rest. Tracks calories, add up the carbs. Very cool!1457D_mealsnap.mp3http://mealsnap.app
Spruce up your blog – update your wordpress with a cool editor, easy uploads of movies, pictures and audio.https://wordpress.org
Use earny to get the best prices on everything — and earny hotels to get low prices on hotel rooms!https://www.earny.co/home
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
A self evaluation tool to get you motivated to move onwards and upwards.https://matterapp.com
A movie finder extension for Google Chrome. Fast and sleek raterfox helps you find great movies.https://www.raterfox.com/discover
A web-based app that turns a wikipedia article into a true timeline.http://www.timefunction.com
A travel app that’s almost as much fun as the destination where you’re headed!
Visit leap to see what’s out there!!
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
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
Save your favorite videos and download them from social media.https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wellsint.omnidownloader
For your android device – the ultimate speedometer!https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.yoosofts.speedometer
If you – or someone you love is addicted to games, there’s help online at Game Quitters.https://gamequitters.com
For the latest thoughts on what you and your doctor should check on.https://www.health101.net
It sometimes seems that nothing takes longer than writing the FAQs for your site. Now help is at hand!https://frequently.io
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
Someplace, somewhere there’s always a tech conference you can go to!https://techconferences.co
Do you watch too much Netflix? Here’s a Google chrome extension that clocks how much time you spend on Netflix.http://om/webstore/detail/netflix-anonymous/pjjjmiedohemelnagkfpfncjbohedgcn?hl=en-GB
Wouldn’t it be lovely to scroll and scroll and scroll down a page?
Well now you can!https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/unpaginate/oamcmjemlelkciemicfpmojnnblgniab
Who are you? What are your core beliefs?
Take this little personality quiz and see if you’re the person you think you are!
Tips and tricks to make your website faster and quicker to load.https://www.officialbryangrey.com
Not a joke – turns out there’s a great affinity between cats and Russian History.
So get your claws into this!!
If you’re a riding, hiking, outdoors sort of person – this maybe the site for you!https://theoutbound.com
Any idea how bad your carbon footprint really is? Here’s a site that’ll tell just how bad yours is – and believe me, it gave me a real jolt awake.https://missionemission.co
We all get the blahs – and after last year we had them really bad. But there are some bright spots and Little Wins helps you share the good moments.http://littlewins.leapers.co
Google products that failed have been written off but are not forgotten. Check out the Google Cemetery and pay your respects!https://gcemetery.co
Enjoy music when you work? More motivational? Try type boost. When the typing stops – so does the music!https://www.typeboost.io
Saying something online that’s out of line – could land you in hot water.
Scan your tweets to ensure that’s not you!
When you need music for your film or commercial, tunepocket.com should be way up there on your list of places to find it.https://www.tunepocket.com
When you want your email signature to look really professional – turn to the professionals.http://createasignature.co
Everything for a holiday web design – quick and cheerful, drag and drop!!https://christmashq.com
Big Mouth Billy Bass is back – and he’s teamed up with Google’s Alexa for one of the dumbest but cravable Christmas presents this season.https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=bl_dp_s_web_0?ie=UTF8&search-alias=aps&field-keywords=Big+Mouth+Billy+Bass+with+Alexa
Follow the rise and fall – and rise and rise of the world’s first Trillion dollar company!https://marketingtrends.com/40-lessons-from-40-years-of-apple-ads/
Just how much are our brains exploitable – especially when it comes to mistakes and errors?http://www.brainerrors.com
When you want to know every detail about your competition – and watch for every change!https://deepdiveduck.com
Bumper stickers for your ankles! Custom socks make strutting your stuff even better than before!https://custom.sockclub.com
You can have a great Christmas all by yourself. Try it.https://delishably.com/meat-dishes/christmas-dinner-ideas-for-one
Make a traditional Christmas Pudding, just like the one Jamie Oliver’s gran made.https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/fruit-recipes/my-nan-s-christmas-pud-with-vin-santo/
They used to be a very british tradition – but now the world’s gone crackers!
Have fun and buy all sorts of crackers – or even make your own!
Once again Norad will be tracking Santa as he flies across the world on Christmas Eve! And you can track him as he makes his rounds – and maybe you’ll see him fly over your house!!!http://noradsanta.org
Memorize anything – train your mind – and you’ll be surprised!!https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/memorize-by-heart/id1436935583
The best and the worst cities in the US to live if you’re someone with disabilities.
Look up your own city – and I think you’ll be surprised at the results!
Snap.com is heading for new horizons – TV!
Snap originals – starting with 3 originals shows!
Finally for Windows users — a desktop email client for gmail!
Ok – this one’s for the pooch!
Hate your collar and lead? Get you-know-who to buy new ones!
Turn your iPad into a second display!
Something to put on your wish list perhaps?
Who hasn’t needed THIS?!!! Nothing worse than shlepping round the stores feeling like an unpaid beast of burden? Stasher fixes it! PS – Encourage your local stores to sign up …https://stasher.com
When you’re craving a snack or something to nibble on – this app will help you find it!https://www.mytummyapp.com
Did you ever wonder what life would be like if you lived somewhere else?
I know I did …
3D Photography on Facebook – create an illusion of depth – it’s amazing!https://facebook360.fb.com
Need help making an important decision – try using a tool built to help!https://decisionize.com
Do you know that more antacid is sold over thanksgiving than any other time in the us?http://www.shelivesclean.com/how-to-avoid-post-thanksgiving-bloatindigestion/
So who did come over on the Mayflower – and who are their descendants?http://mayflowerhistory.com
So you know that sometimes you have to change a file into something else – a pdf to a jpg, or a .mp3 to a .wav or the other way round? Now you can, on line and free!!https://fileshifter.io
An app you’d never think you need – until it happens to you!!
You’ll never oversleep on a train or bus again!!
You simply gotta have it – and you know it’s not good for you.
Here’s an app to help you cheat —only less so!!
All the scary movies you could want – all free – all streaming!!https://www.halloweenflix.com
How clean is the air you breathe AT HOME? It may have a funny name but Foobot is all serious .https://foobot.io
Another awesome place for fabulous pumpkin patterns and designs!http://www.extremepumpkins.com/
You can make (almost) everything you want for Halloween. No project too large, or too difficult!http://www.instructables.com
If you need an inspiration for that simply perfect Halloween costume – this place may well be one of the top of the pack. Even at this late date -there’s bound to be something you can use!http://www.spirithalloween.com/
Some people just love to remember the Halloweens of years gone by – and here’s somewhere you can join them!http://ghostsofhalloween.blogspot.co.uk/
Throwing a Halloween party was never this much fun with all the add ins and add ons from Party 411.http://www.party411.com/PlanYourParty/Holiday/Halloween.aspx
If the jargon of crypto currencies is as unintelligible to you as it is to me try this site for a reference guide!https://cryptolingo.com/en/
Got something to say? Let transistor help you say it, getting your podcast out there to people hear you!https://transistor.fm
Wandle helps you concentrate! For Android, it stores your notifications until you can cope with them!!https://play.google.com/store/apps/dev?id=6878754806592248380&hl=en
A gorgeous sleek and elegant stand for your iPad, iPad Pro or MacBook.
And event if you’re not in the market for one – watch the video!!https://yohann.com/
An expense tracker that works on your iPhone …https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/expense-tracker/id1401279619?mt=8&ref=producthunt
When you want the best – really really the best – look for best best list!https://bestbestlist.com
What are people talking about? Not necessarily the latest news, but what matters to the word right now?
Check out currents. You might be surprised!
An inactivity tracker that shows you just how much of a couch potato you really are!!
For iPhone and Android – now there’s NO EXCUSE!!!
When you need a screen shot of your desktop but don’t want anyone to see the clutter of files and folders – cleanshot is the answer!!https://getcleanshot.com
A pirate themed scavenger hunt app for kids – perfect for that Halloween Pirate partyhttp://ARRRG.APP
It slick and sleek and a whole lot of bling – are you planning of getting an Apple Watch 4?https://www.apple.com
Kids don’t like to discuss their feelings – but music can really help.https://feelsfm.co.uk
How often do you wish there was app for that certain task or project?
Go ahead and submit your idea to I wish there was an app for – and there might be!!
Edit audio through the transcription – this is a very cool idea! Audio to text and then edit the text …https://spext.co
Want to eat healthy? You need an app that edits out the bad stuff and tells you where you can eat healthier!!
Finally – a tool for keeping all your bits for The Great American Novel in one place.https://www.pencilapp.io/
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
Miss the old days of the classic playstation? And this great classic games?
Pine no more! Meet the new “Classic Playstation.” Pre-order now at Target, Walmart, Best Buy, Gamestop, Amazon etc!
A new kind of weather app that puts you in the middle of the weather where you are!https://weatherwheel.co
If you’re a freelance tech designer it’s often hard to find gigs. Unless of course you sign up with Worklead!https://worklead.co
Bringing neighbors closer together – that’s what’s behind Amazon’s Ring, the smart-home security company. And it’s really quite a clever idea!https://ring.com
More than a hundred thousand hand-curated hiking trails and route guides around the world!https://www.trails.com
Now you can have buddies watching you workout – and making sure you stay on track!https://sharemyworkout.today
It’s not how much you tweet, or when. It’s all about credibility. The real influence of your twitter feed and your followers.https://sparktoro.com
eMail that’s fun, irreverent and useful – for iPhone and iPad!https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/maily-mcmailface/id1383629771?ls=1&mt=8
Every time there’s an operating system update, something you love goes and is replaced by something that is totally unfamiliar. With this app – what was old – is new again!https://www.makeosxgreatagain.com
A podcast player that does what it’s told – and then gets out of your way!http://moon.fm
When you want to send a gift that someone really wants – this is the place to try out …https://ohmywishes.com
Be part of a real scientific research project. Check out Help a Scientist!http://www.helpascientist.netlify.comhttps://www.helpascientist.cool
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 is a hedgehog on a mission and Hoggy keeps all the items you want to save in one handy application.http://hoggy.io
Notice how most clothes designed with tech in mind are for guys?
NOT ANY MORE!!!!!
Check out Holdette …
Pincrypt is for Android as 1 password is for Mac – a clever system that stores your passwords and pin codes, safely and securely. Forget scraps of paper and post it notes – do it the smart way!!https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ids.gould.pincrypt
Coding really can be fun – as you find out at Google play. Kids learn the basic techniques of coding using a a cartoon kid and a bowl of food……!!!!https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co.za.chester.funtocode
A serious kitchen management tool for serious kitchens!! GROMA – an app that tells you what you need to buy, before you know it!! And a myriad other uses……http://www.groma.co
If you love to design things with fonts but you don’t know which is right for you – you MUST try font flipper which gives you previews of hundreds of fonts so you can get it right!!!http://fontflipper.com
After years of trying to keep you online and connected – now there’s a Google App that helps you put your gadgets down!!!https://wellbeing.google/
Sometimes a meeting shouldn’t be a meeting.
Or should it be a meeting?
A real to-do list? For Android!https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=simple.todo.app
Edit your tweets – before they catch up and bite you!!https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/covfefe/ccdjnhaifeigaidilnnajickpbjhbfom
Out of Office email – with flair!!Podcasts all in one place? A great search engine…..try it.https://oogenerator.com