Stop Hitting Snooze
If you make a habit out of hitting the “snooze” button every morning, it may be time to start waking up the first time your alarm goes off by downloading the Mimicker Alarm app by Microsoft. The app requires users to leverage their surroundings to complete a game in order…
Step Up Your Selfie Game
Selfie was Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year in 2013, and it is still trending three years later. In fact, selfies have become so popular that Microsoft recently launched an iOS app dedicated to them. The app, however, is much more than just a camera with a few photo filters….
Cortana Arrives on iOS and Android
Microsoft’s personal digital assistant, named Cortana, is now available to all smartphone users. Microsoft made its digital assistant available on iPhone, Android and Cyanogen OS powered devices to be a companion to users who leverage Windows 10 PCs. This gives Microsoft users even more ways to save time and effort….
Wake Up at the Perfect Moment
Most people hate being woken up from a deep sleep by their alarm clock, but there is a mobile app that helps remedy this problem. The Sleep Cycle alarm clock, which is available for both iOS and Android devices, tracks users sleep patterns and wakes them up in their lightest…
Declutter Your Inbox
If you are a victim of a cluttered inbox, consider cleaning it up with the Unroll.Me app. The iOS app identifies subscription emails from a user’s inbox and lists them for easy management. For example, users can unsubscribe from unwanted messages by swiping left on subscriptions. Conversely, users can consolidate subscriptions by swiping…
Tossup Takes the Pain Out of Planning Events
Ever have trouble organizing a get-together with family or friends? If so, there is an app that can help. Tossup is an app from Microsoft Garage, which is a project lab that lets Microsoft employees work on developments that typically have no relation to their primary function within the company….
Instagram Unveils Boomerang
Instagram has unveiled a new mobile app called Boomerang, which aims to help users turn everyday moments into something fun and unexpected. The app takes a burst of photos and stitches them together into a high-quality mini video that plays forward and backward. Users can shoot in both portrait and…