Microsoft's Mimicker Alarm App

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…

Microsoft Selfie iOS App

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….

Adobe Post for iOS

Social Posts in a Snap

Designing social posts can be time consuming, regardless if the content will be posted on a personal or business account. A new iOS app from Adobe, however, aims to change that. The app, dubbed Adobe Post, allows users to turn photos and text into attractive graphics and share them on…

Cortana

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….

Sleep Cycle alarm clock

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…

Tumblr iOS App

’Tis the Season of GIFs

Tumblr is in the GIF-giving spirit, as the company updated its iOS app to include a GIF maker. With the new tool, any video or burst on a user’s iOS device can be turned into a GIF, edited and posted directly to Tumblr. Users simply need to open a new…

Sello Mobile App

Start Selling Online

Popular e-commerce software provider Shopify has unveiled a new app that enables anyone to sell online. The app, dubbed Sello, enables users to snap a photo of a product, add a title, price and then share the product listing with the world. In fact, users can share the product directly…

Unroll.Me App

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 App

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….

Boomerang Mobile App

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…