Not So New Years Resolutions

  apps, Bill Guard, Finance, Goodreads, Mint, New Year Resolutions, Skillshare, Skimm, tips, Zero Inbox      0 comments    Posted on January 16, 2014 by Annette

We’re already well into the New Year … and I’ve already broken a few resolutions. But here are a few I’m trying to stick to and the tools I’m using to keep me honest.

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Ditching the Paper Maps: Planning Your Roadtrip w/ the Interwebs

  apps, Google Maps, iphone, Reviews, Road Trippers, travel      0 comments    Posted on July 25, 2013 by Annette

This summer I’ll be using my vacation to do something I’ve always wanted to do: drive across the country. I’ll be picking up my car from San Francisco and driving it back here to D.C.

Now of course, this all seems like a great adventure to me with all those iconic images of Route 66 coming to mind. But when I sat down to actually map out the trip I realized I had a lot more tools at my disposal than Nat King Cole did back in the day.

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Blueprint Looks At... Political Ad Apps

  apps, Daily Beast, election, Knight Foundation, political ads, Sunlight Foundation      0 comments    Posted on September 19, 2012 by Annette


It’s September 20th. 47 days to Election Day. If you live in a swing state, or swing state DMA adjacent, you’re probably finding yourself deluged with political campaign ads – up to 87 times per week according to a recent study.

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Just for consumption, right?

  apps, ipad, web development      0 comments    Posted on May 29, 2012 by Cameron Cook

Just for consumption, right?

The naysayers keep saying "iPad is only good for consuming."

They're wrong.

"Why?" you ask. The examples are all around us, but perhaps one of the most impressive to date is a new app by Panic called Diet Coda.

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Manage Your Campaigns With Facebook's New Pages App

  apps, buzz, facebook, iphone, social media      0 comments    Posted on May 17, 2012 by Nick

With all this IPO hype it's hard not to talk about Facebook. Facebook is soon to be releasing its third iPhone app following the Facebook Messenger App. It's already available in New Zealand, Austrailia, Canada and soon to be in the USA.

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Don't judge a book by its App.

  Animated Shorts, apps, Books, ipad, oscars      0 comments    Posted on February 28, 2012 by Annette

Did you watch the Oscars this Sunday?

Long, boring and stale? Yah. Didn’t see half the nominated movies? Yup. Me either.

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Social Music Is Evolving

  apps, music, social media, spotify      0 comments    Posted on February 23, 2012 by Nick

Third party apps within Spotify allow people to create private rooms or join public ones.

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