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Read between the lines with iDream: Dream Interpreter and Journal iPhone app

Dream interpretation can be a complicated business. I remember more than one friend in high school claiming to have the definitive guide to dream interpretation. Luckily iDream: Dream Interpreter and Journal is a relatively hassle-free way to chart your dreams and look up their possible meanings. i ... Full Article »

October 24, 2012 12:30pm

A seriously comprehensive list of apps for medical marijuana patients

Over the weekend, I reviewed Frweed Pro, an app that helps recreational and medical marijuana (MMJ) patients find information on which strains can help their conditions. Having published it, however, I felt there was too much left unsaid. I want to help fill in the gaps with recommended apps for pat ... Full Article »

October 24, 2012 4:20am

Frweed Pro helps medical cannabis patients find the right strain for what ails them

Alternative forms of medication always fall under a cloud of cynicism from the mainstream Western medical establishment. And of the many non-chemical treatment options, none has been more politically charged than the use of medical cannabis also known as medical marijuana (MMJ). That said, it’s be ... Full Article »

October 21, 2012 4:20pm

Apps to help you (at least figuratively) survive an extended trip to the hospital

I thought I was being so clever. After a three-week medical leave from writing, during which my focus went from the latest iPhone iteration to the latest iteration of my disability, I suggested to my editor that to ease back in I’d write about how my iPhone and iPad helped me survive a recent hosp ... Full Article »

October 10, 2012 9:16am

First Aid By American Red Cross is a fix for what ails you

Whether looking for quick advice on dealing with medical emergencies, severe weather or just a place to make a charitable donation, First Aid by American Red Cross is as thorough as a medical app could be. The amount of information available is staggering, but it’s never presented in a way that sp ... Full Article »

July 7, 2012 10:00am

Try the Happy Scales app for weight loss motivation

Raise your hand if you hate getting on the scale every morning to measure your weight. Ugh, we hate it. Scales are evil, especially on Monday mornings after a long weekend of parties. How did I manage to gain five pounds in two days? Double ugh. Looking for a happier way to keep track of your weigh ... Full Article »

June 29, 2012 4:00pm

Tap into product opinions with Consmr Barcode Scanner

There are plenty of product comparison apps out there for big-ticket items such as televisions, but consumers are often on their own when deciding what to buy in the aisles of the grocery or drug store. Consmr Barcode Scanner, a universal app, has been called the “Yelp for Supermarket Products” ... Full Article »

May 24, 2012 12:30pm

Fitocracy iPhone app offers a real social workout

Working out is hard. Not the actual lifting and exercising (though that's no picnic either), but just finding the motivation to put your body through something that often runs counter-intuitive to relaxing and being comfortable. Conversely, playing games is a lot of fun. Foursquare found a way to tu ... Full Article »

April 10, 2012 2:00pm

It’s easier being green with Green Smoothies iPhone app

It’s not easy being green, just as Kermit the Frog once sang. But the Green Smoothies app, with its enormous list of potentially healthy smoothies, makes the whole process a lot easier. While the app doesn’t say exactly how many smoothie recipes are available, there’s a long list to scroll thr ... Full Article »

March 8, 2012 7:00pm

All Yoga iPhone app strikes the right pose

All Yoga strikes a careful balance, giving beginners needed structure in order to understand the basics, while providing room to experiment for those who are comfortable with advanced poses. That depth manifests itself in a few different ways. The most obvious is that while All Yoga showcases indiv ... Full Article »

January 29, 2012 5:00pm


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