Sound*Bytes — Archives
Love my bag, lasts forever – and keeps all my tech gear safe!
And you can safeguard your gear too.
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!
How much time do you waste with clickbait? Firefox users can get right to the chase of any clickbait with this extension!
One of a kind flipflops made from multiple images of a sunset, unusual and rather beautiful.https://shop.deleteyourself.com
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!!
An app that tells you how you are! A video selfie and the app does the rest! Really!!https://www.anura.ai
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
Keep your student on track with gradepoint! Track grades, and assignments and see how they’re doing across the board.
Checks the GPA too!
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
Easy to use, and easy to understand — tracks your workouts and helps plan your meals.https://apps.apple.com/app/id1423585518
What’s the right song for when the mood hits you happy, or sad, or somewhere in between?https://www.moodsandsongs.com
So you need support? And you don’t know where to find it? Funnily enough – there’s an app for that.https://iamfeelinganxious.com
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
Store your online recipes – the way your gran tore out recipes from magazines…. easy to hand and great to make …https://trycookup.app
Feel strongly about something – strongly enough to stand up and say it…?
Well, here you can do just that!
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
The right arrow – and the left arrow – perfect for your designs.http://emsoftware.com/xdplugins/icons-and-symbols/
I don’t know. Is it? If you’re not sure what to send, parse your email first!https://www.isthisappropriate.com
Coding for kids – with pictoblox. (Fun for children — and for adults too!)https://thestempedia.com
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
Stop jiggling – if you want to know when that great new movie is coming out — head over here …https://newmoviescomingout.us
Follow your faves for less!!
Tickets for your favorite bands, without a huge markup!!
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
Curb your impulse buying with a web app called Smart Piggy….
So you don’t quite get Brexit, or AI, or Brain surgery – check out witbee for the understandable explanation.https://witbee.co
STRIDE TRAVELTravel like a globetrotter! And find the best places for the best prices1485C_stridetripfinder.mp3
If at first you don’t succeed — try again. And that’s what Google is doing with Shoelace.https://shoelace.nyc
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
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
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
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
A quiet corner of the web, where you can really open up and talk freely.https://www.chairmanmom.com
Be part of a real scientific research project. Check out Help a Scientist!https://www.helpascientist.cool
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
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
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
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
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
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
A platform for sharing the value of experiences – really. For people who need advice, or who want to share advice.http://wisdo.com
It’s better than being an intern and you learn a trade from the ground up.
PLUS you get paid!
Chat with someone who doesn’t exist – it’s weird and somewhat crazy!https://thispersonadoesnotexist.com
Memorize anything with this great way to hack your memory!!https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.squalllabs.memoryhacker&hl=en_US
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
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