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When you and a friend have words, it can sometimes be a great thing: Words with Friends

Yes, this is one of the most popular mobile games on the planet and, yes, it’s old news, but trust me, there are plenty of people who don’t know about it. Like my over-40, non-geeky women friends who inspired me … Continue reading

27. May 2013 by Pam
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An app that’ll tell you when your aunt’s due to drop in… Period Tracker

Boys, you might want to skip this one. But then again, maybe you’ll learn something… So this is the deal: for five years I took a med that stopped my periods. I know, lucky me! But then I went off … Continue reading

26. May 2013 by Pam
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Easily make your cat jump cat jump cat jump with Cinemagram

Who can resist those short little movies (gifs) where somebody’s demented cat leaps 10 feet straight into the air to attack the ceiling fan pull — over and over and over? You know your baby / dog / boa constrictor … Continue reading

05. April 2013 by Pam
Categories: Animation, Artsy, Family, Film, Fun, Movies, Photography | Leave a comment

An immersive design experience that happens to be a mobile game: PUK

You should know by now I don’t do games, but I do do pretty, and PUK, despite the rather unfortunate associations its name evokes (probably because I’m a girl and hockey was not the first thing I thought of…), is … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Pam
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On my birthday I had 4 makeovers while drinking my morning tea — trying on makeup apps

Buying make-up and discovering when you get home that it doesn’t look good is a drag. And it’s the only option for people who are freaked out by testers. (Mom always told me I’d get TB from testers when I … Continue reading

15. March 2013 by Pam
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Pudding Monsters will distract you with its terrible cuteness if you’re waiting for terrible news

The hubs and I had one of those doctor’s appointments last week. One of those appointments where you hold hands and sweat in the waiting room, you know the kind of appointment I’m talking about. In true doc office waiting … Continue reading

20. February 2013 by Sam
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I’m just not quite desperate enough to listen to these Audiobooks right now

I listened to an audiobook once long ago, a cassette of some borderline pulp novel that I’d borrowed from the library for a long road trip up the middle of California. Here in Paris, I don’t have a car (most … Continue reading

11. February 2013 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Life, Literature, Poetry, Sanity | Leave a comment

Shakespeare, you can send me push notifications any time you want to

Over 20 years ago, there was this sweet, smart, handsome guy I worked with who one day just stopped in front of my desk and started quoting Shakespeare at me. Specifically, that line from Antony and Cleopatra that starts with … Continue reading

07. February 2013 by Pam
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You’ll blend better in Paris if you use the RATP Metro app and leave the sensible shoes at home

The reputation Paris has for being fashionable (and snooty) can be intimidating to travelers. If you’re coming here, there are so many ways that you can blend in. And trust me, you want to. Because even if you try to … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by Sam
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Relax and Sleep, because, well, I need to

I’m still looking for the perfect Yoga App. Haven’t found it yet. And I don’t feel like bashing another one. I’m also still pulling long days. Cowgirl App! is hitting the ground running, and tomorrow I’m taking a train to … Continue reading

14. January 2013 by Sam
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I don’t think I’ll be making Daily Yoga my Yogini (although I sorely need one!)

I need to relax. Really. So I downloaded a few yoga apps a while back. And then I deleted the ones that immediately stressed me out, which is, well, all of them, except for Daily Yoga, which at first glance … Continue reading

08. January 2013 by Sam
Categories: Health/Fitness, Life, WTF? | 3 comments

Toshl (and its adorable monsters) keep me from being a total flake with money

I have balanced my checkbook exactly once in my life, shortly after I got my first checking account. I rarely have a precise idea of how much money I have, how much I’ve spent, or what I spent it on. … Continue reading

07. January 2013 by Pam
Categories: Life, Money, Organization, Productivity | 2 comments

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