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[App Review] Parking Pin by Everyday Odyssey (iOS)

[App Review] Parking Pin by Everyday Odyssey (iOS)

Where did I park my car? When does my parking meter expire? Were there any special restrictions or rules to remember about where I parked? Ever found yourself stuck in a bind and frantically asking yourself these questions? Parking Pin by Everyday Odyssey is a nifty new GPS parking spot tracker app that automatically remembers … Continue reading

[Game Review] LINE Rangers (iOS, Android)

[Game Review] LINE Rangers (iOS, Android)

LINE is a communication & messaging app. Over the years, LINE has released a variety of successful games for users to enjoy playing with their network of LINE friends. In LINE’s latest game offering LINE Rangers, players play through more than 80 stages of tower defense, collecting adorable Ranger characters of varying skills. The ultimate goal? … Continue reading

IFTTT Simplifies Your Life With Nifty “Recipes”

IFTTT Simplifies Your Life With Nifty “Recipes”

Recently, I discovered a nifty little tool called IFTTT (“If This Then That”). Their tagline is, “Put the internet to work for you.” In essence, this tool allows you to make custom, easy-to-build connections (“recipes”) between your favourite everyday services & devices – to simplify activities such as cross-posting, or just simply auto-archiving your created & … Continue reading

[App Review] Scanner Pro by Readdle (iOS)

[App Review] Scanner Pro by Readdle (iOS)

Scanner Pro by Readdle is this week’s iTunes App of the Week!  This nifty app “transforms your iPhone and iPad into portable scanners” by enabling you to scan documents, receipts, photos, and more. ➲ Key features scans saved as PDF / JPEG files real time border detection fast (scans processed within seconds) auto & manual … Continue reading

2013: Year in Review

2013: Year in Review

2013, what a year! Being the Instagram fan girl that I am, I was able to look back on the year & gather up a treasure trove of rich visual memories from my Instagram profile feed! Here are some of my favourite moments from the past year… January 1st meal of the year – familiar … Continue reading

Heritage Christmas At Burnaby Village Museum

Heritage Christmas At Burnaby Village Museum

Have you visited the Burnaby Village Museum yet? If you haven’t, the holiday season is a great time to go check out the village! Here’s a short 15-second teaser video from my visit there last week: And here’s the full 3-minute video – a quick visual tour showcasing some of the highlights of Heritage Christmas at … Continue reading

Instagram’s foray into messaging

Instagram’s foray into messaging

On Dec 12, I woke up at 7am (PST) to catch the live stream of Instagram’s greatly hyped “mystery” announcement. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom opened with a brief overview of Instagram, leading up to the unveiling of Instagram Direct – Instagram’s new private photo messaging feature. Systrom’s emphasis on communication: “Photos alone are just art. Photos … Continue reading

[App Review] Instagram for Windows Phone

[App Review] Instagram for Windows Phone

Earlier this morning, Instagram announced some exciting news on their blog: Windows Phone users can now download & enjoy using Instagram! Download: Windows Phone Store Photo taken with my iPhone 5S As a long-time Instagram fan & multi-platform app lover, I’ve been using Instagram extensively on the iOS platform since the app’s early days. When … Continue reading