December 11, 2018
2018 in Review: There’s an App for That .
There is an app for almost anything you can imagine, and throughout the year we have highlighted how apps can do everything from help you work out to assist you in adopting a new furry friend. In honor of International App Day we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite blogs to shine a spotlight on the integral role apps play in our lives.
Apps to Adoption: How Wireless Helps Pets Find Homes
Txt Me When U Land: How Smartphones Make Travel Easy and Safe
Annually, U.S. residents take over two billion trips, and increasingly, mobile phones are becoming an essential tool of the American traveler. Nearly half of American travelers who book flights have used mobile apps from major airlines, and globally, 42 percent of travelers have booked a hotel on their mobile phone.
Work Out, Wirelessly
But First, Let Me Take a Selfie
Apps have provided platforms to share our selfies and new ways to edit them. In 2015, apps started rolling out filters that could be used to enhance the background of your selfie, create flattering lighting or even give you panda ears, bringing virtual reality effects to smartphones everywhere.
Gig(abytes) for Gigs: Mobile Phones & Music Festivals
Summer means music festival season is in full swing. This year, many festivals encouraged attendees to use their mobile device to help manage their weekend, offering apps with maps of the grounds, schedules of the performers and information about food, transportation and public safety.
Wild & Wireless
Take a paperless approach to adventure. Mobile library apps offer online access to guidebooks, language apps provide easy translation, airline apps track flights and manage tickets, storage apps back up your photos and mobile banking apps allow you to stay on top of your finances, wherever you’re traveling.
Celebrating Books, the Wireless Way
Calling All College Students
Classic school supplies like notebooks and pens are always in demand, but one of the most important tools for today’s students will fit into their pockets: their wireless device! Colleges are increasingly creating mobile apps for their student body that include info like campus maps and sports schedules.