Runners & Tabletop Nerds Unite!

Hand holding iPhone w/ Run An Empire App open on screen.Let’s just put it out there right now: I hate cardio. But knowing it’s something I need to do for my well being, I’ll take any ounce of motivation I can get. On Kickstarter until April 17, Run An Empire is an app that turns running into a super simple game reminiscent of Fences and Risk. Like  other  Continue reading

All Your Blogs in One Place

Feedly logo on green background with a smartphone, next to a table, next to a laptop screen, all showing Feedly.Do you like to read a lot of blogs or news sites, but can’t keep track of them all? If you answered yes, then I recommend you try Feedly, a feed aggregator that syncs between your computer, phone and tablet. Keep up with your favorite section of the New York Times, tickle your brain with the latest xkcd comic, and catch the latest episode of Continue reading

Cycloramic: The New Buzz Around Panoramas

The vibrate option on your phone just graduated from being a lowly notification tool to being the best panorama tool since a steady hand on a rotating tripod.

Cycloramic for iPhone 5 takes advantage of the phone’s vibration frequency and ability to stand upright on its own, allowing it to spin in place 360° while the camera takes a panorama. Useful for awesome vacation shots, apartment searching, space planning, virtual tours…what else? Comment below! I’d love to hear your ideas!

4 Favorite Reading Apps

The first thing you need to do is get a Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) subscription for free access to more books, movies, magazines, and other media than you’ll ever be able to consume in a lifetime. A lot of apps come and go on my phone, but here are the four reading apps I can’t live without.

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CML Mobile
I use this to request all kinds of resources from CML including print books, DVDs, and CDs. I also have all my account information handy such as items requested, held, and checked out; due dates; and fines. When I’m out and about, I use this app to scan a book’s barcode to quickly search for it within the CML catalog, then reserve it, all in less than 20 seconds. Continue reading