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Appy Hour: Taco Text
Price: Free
This app does one thing. It sends a taco via text message.
We’re really starting to jump the shark with these appy hours, aren’t we?
More information can be found here.
Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Taco Text

Price: Free

This app does one thing. It sends a taco via text message.

We’re really starting to jump the shark with these appy hours, aren’t we?

More information can be found here.

Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Push Ups
Price: Free
I was looking for an app that would remind me to do push ups during the day. This isn’t exactly what this one does, but it does have this review:

Perfect I am active duty air force. This app enabled me to max my push ups on my fitness test with ease. I did 67 in a minute and barely broke stride after 65.

What is this bad*ssery?! I downloaded it immediately. It first asks you how may push ups you’d like to be able to do in a row (my answer: 50), then it asks how many you can do in a row right now (me: 10). Then it creates a personal training plan.
But my favorite part is when the app BLOWS A WHISTLE AT YOU between sets. Like a real coach. Now I wonder what my coworkers will think of me doing push ups next to my desk…
More information can be found here.
Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Push Ups

Price: Free

I was looking for an app that would remind me to do push ups during the day. This isn’t exactly what this one does, but it does have this review:

Perfect I am active duty air force. This app enabled me to max my push ups on my fitness test with ease. I did 67 in a minute and barely broke stride after 65.

What is this bad*ssery?! I downloaded it immediately. It first asks you how may push ups you’d like to be able to do in a row (my answer: 50), then it asks how many you can do in a row right now (me: 10). Then it creates a personal training plan.

But my favorite part is when the app BLOWS A WHISTLE AT YOU between sets. Like a real coach. Now I wonder what my coworkers will think of me doing push ups next to my desk…

More information can be found here.

Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Yonder
Price: Free
I saw this app advertised on facebook and was like, “Hmmm I like the outdoors. Let me check this out.” It allows you to post photos from your outdoor adventures and browse photos that other users have taken and geo-tagged around the world. While there are not a lot of photos in my area yet, there were a lot from Northern Minnesota where my grandmother grew up and I experienced a wonderful wave of nostalgia browsing through those. If you’d like to look at some beautiful outdoor photos that will inspire you to hoist up your backpack and lace up your boots, this app is for you.
More information can be found here.
Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Yonder

Price: Free

I saw this app advertised on facebook and was like, “Hmmm I like the outdoors. Let me check this out.” It allows you to post photos from your outdoor adventures and browse photos that other users have taken and geo-tagged around the world. While there are not a lot of photos in my area yet, there were a lot from Northern Minnesota where my grandmother grew up and I experienced a wonderful wave of nostalgia browsing through those. If you’d like to look at some beautiful outdoor photos that will inspire you to hoist up your backpack and lace up your boots, this app is for you.

More information can be found here.

Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Kim Kardashian: Hollywood
Price: Free
In a mere 24 hours I’ve been on a handful of dates, partied at a couple night clubs, went on numerous photo shoots, and have changed my outfit more times than I care to admit. Am I back in college? Nope, I’ve just stumbled into the world of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Think of the game as part tamagotchi part The Soup. Kim functions as your mentor as you try and climb the celebrity ranks from E-List to A-List. Requiring no real skill or talent, the game is as simple as tapping on your smartphone to throw a drink in a rival’s face (500 more fans, achievement: UNLOCKED). There’s a fine line between healthy amusement and complete and total obsession. I am absolutely straddling that line right now.
More information can be found here. 
Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

Price: Free

In a mere 24 hours I’ve been on a handful of dates, partied at a couple night clubs, went on numerous photo shoots, and have changed my outfit more times than I care to admit. Am I back in college? Nope, I’ve just stumbled into the world of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Think of the game as part tamagotchi part The Soup. Kim functions as your mentor as you try and climb the celebrity ranks from E-List to A-List. Requiring no real skill or talent, the game is as simple as tapping on your smartphone to throw a drink in a rival’s face (500 more fans, achievement: UNLOCKED). There’s a fine line between healthy amusement and complete and total obsession. I am absolutely straddling that line right now.

More information can be found here

Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Divvie
Price: Free
Like an ongoing, visual, chain letter, Divvie is the app dreams are made of. It begins simply enough, as other apps do, with a short user-created video sent to a friend. The real fun begins when your friend adds on to your video with one of their own. The video continues on and on with other friends and their contributions until an epic masterpiece mashup has been created for everyone’s viewing pleasure.
Only available on iOS devices right now. DIVVIE, COME TO MY ANDROID.
More information can be found here.
Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Divvie

Price: Free

Like an ongoing, visual, chain letter, Divvie is the app dreams are made of. It begins simply enough, as other apps do, with a short user-created video sent to a friend. The real fun begins when your friend adds on to your video with one of their own. The video continues on and on with other friends and their contributions until an epic masterpiece mashup has been created for everyone’s viewing pleasure.

Only available on iOS devices right now. DIVVIE, COME TO MY ANDROID.

More information can be found here.

Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Ask the Butcher
Price: $2.99
It’s here! It’s finally here! The Fourth of July 3-day weekend. PRAISE. Tell the app what cut of meat you’re making and it will give you tips on the best way to cook it. Get out there and grill.
More information can be found here.
Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Ask the Butcher

Price: $2.99

It’s here! It’s finally here! The Fourth of July 3-day weekend. PRAISE. Tell the app what cut of meat you’re making and it will give you tips on the best way to cook it. Get out there and grill.

More information can be found here.

Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Dog Whistler
Price: Free
This is how you communicate on a frequency only heard by dogs! Seriously when I read about this app I couldn’t help but think, “PHONES ARE SO COOL.” Use this app to play a range of frequencies only audible to dogs. The reviews in the app store are hilarious too, full of “Get off my lawn!” attitudes:

My neighbors’ dog is fenced in next door to my home. Unfortunately he is a barker. If I want to read or whatever on my back screened porch his barking makes it almost impossible to concentrate. I noticed this app in the App Store. I started to say no bark and set the app to 20,000 Hz and practiced with several different settings until one worked. Now,if he starts to bark, I turn it on for a few seconds and he stops. Love it!

You can design different whistles and share them with your friends on social media. I have no idea why you would want to do this, but I feel comfort in knowing that it is possible.
More information can be found here.
Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Dog Whistler

Price: Free

This is how you communicate on a frequency only heard by dogs! Seriously when I read about this app I couldn’t help but think, “PHONES ARE SO COOL.” Use this app to play a range of frequencies only audible to dogs. The reviews in the app store are hilarious too, full of “Get off my lawn!” attitudes:

My neighbors’ dog is fenced in next door to my home. Unfortunately he is a barker. If I want to read or whatever on my back screened porch his barking makes it almost impossible to concentrate. I noticed this app in the App Store. I started to say no bark and set the app to 20,000 Hz and practiced with several different settings until one worked. Now,if he starts to bark, I turn it on for a few seconds and he stops. Love it!

You can design different whistles and share them with your friends on social media. I have no idea why you would want to do this, but I feel comfort in knowing that it is possible.

More information can be found here.

Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Yo
Price: Free
Download this app and send a push notification to your friends that simply says “yo.” That’s it - just a simple yo. You could complain but you just know this developer is laughing all the way to the bank, yo.
More information can be found here.
Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Yo

Price: Free

Download this app and send a push notification to your friends that simply says “yo.” That’s it - just a simple yo. You could complain but you just know this developer is laughing all the way to the bank, yo.

More information can be found here.

Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Eat Your Books
Price: Subscription
Okay, okay, okay. This is not exactly an app. But it does have a mobile version. This week we’ve got cooking on the mind as our CSA gets underway and I just found out about this site from one of our members. To use Eat Your Books, you enter in the names of all your cookbooks and magazine. The site will automatically pull up the index for the items in your collection and then you can search your ENTIRE COLLECTION for a certain ingredient. So say, for instance, that you have kohlrabi. Search “kohlrabi” and it will bring up the names and page numbers of kohlrabi recipes in any cookbook on your shelf. Kind of like having a personal cookery librarian!
More information can be found here.
Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Eat Your Books

Price: Subscription

Okay, okay, okay. This is not exactly an app. But it does have a mobile version. This week we’ve got cooking on the mind as our CSA gets underway and I just found out about this site from one of our members. To use Eat Your Books, you enter in the names of all your cookbooks and magazine. The site will automatically pull up the index for the items in your collection and then you can search your ENTIRE COLLECTION for a certain ingredient. So say, for instance, that you have kohlrabi. Search “kohlrabi” and it will bring up the names and page numbers of kohlrabi recipes in any cookbook on your shelf. Kind of like having a personal cookery librarian!

More information can be found here.

Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Word Lens
Price: Free
Finally this app is free! Instantly translate printed word signs so that you can read them in your language. So great for traveling and now that it’s free you can try it out. No pressure.
More information can be found here.
Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.

Appy Hour: Word Lens

Price: Free

Finally this app is free! Instantly translate printed word signs so that you can read them in your language. So great for traveling and now that it’s free you can try it out. No pressure.

More information can be found here.

Every Thursday afternoon, we feature an app handpicked by our staff.