Accessories, Smartphones

iPhone 7 The Future?

19 Sep , 2016  

iphone7

Brighter screen, lighter build, faster processor, sharper camera and… no headphone jack? Surely you’ve heard the buzz over Apple’s latest release, the iPhone 7 and 7 plus, which came out this past Friday.  The new phones come with many upgrades that most would consider “standard” – better camera, longer battery life, and waterproofing, to name a few. […]

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Travel, Uncategorized

Self-Driving Taxis: The Uber vs. Google Race

16 Sep , 2016  

Waze vs uber

The driver-less car is no longer a thing of the future.  The future is now.  Many companies have been on the race toward this elusive goal, but this week Uber took a huge step in making it a reality. Uber invited some of its most loyal Pittsburg customers to experience the first ever self-driving Ubers.  Why Pittsburgh? […]

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Holidays, Travel, Uncategorized, Utilities

Labor Day Weekend Apps

2 Sep , 2016  

Labor day weekend apps

WOOHOO it’s Labor Day weekend! Here are some helpful apps to help you in all your weekend plans. Pack Point– Headed on a weekend trip?  This free app for both Apple and Android generates a packing list to help you remember everything you need to take on your excursion. Chose how many days you will […]

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Apps, Social Media

Is Justin turning his back on social media?

1 Sep , 2016  

Bieber

We all know celebs and social media can have a fickle relationship.  There are a lot of haters out there, no matter who you are, and a lot of people seem to think they can just hate on celebs on social media without repercussion.  But cyber-bullying is never okay.  And last week, after a slew […]

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Holidays, Uncategorized

Women’s Equality Day

26 Aug , 2016  

Womens equality day

August 26th is Women’s Equality Day! Now, just because today isn’t a mainstream or widely-known holiday, doesn’t mean it should pass by unrecognized or un-celebrated. The holiday was created to remember when women gained the right to vote on August 26, 1920. So, what better way to celebrate the holiday than by talking about voting! Philadelphia-based business, […]

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Apps, Social Media, Social Media, Uncategorized

Why is Instagram trying to be Snapchat?

19 Aug , 2016  

Insta vs Snap

Runaway app-sensation, Snapchat, has hit it big with its “see me only once” messages and 24-hour-only “Stories”.  But, recently Instagram released “Instagram stories” and, no joke, it is exactly the same thing as Snapchat’s Stories. What’s going on here? How can Instagram do that? Why would they? And, is it working? Well, it turns out that […]

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Apps, Entertainment, Social Media, Uncategorized

AppChick DIY: Make your own Snapchat filter!

5 Aug , 2016  

Snapchatfilter

If you have a smartphone, then you probably have Snapchat. But, did you know that you can make your own custom Snapchat filter?! I know you all love those Snapchat filters and that’s why I’m so excited about this Snapchat hack! Anyone can now create and use their own personal “Snapchat geofilters.” These are called “geofilters” […]

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News, Social Media, Uncategorized

The Power of Social Media

29 Jul , 2016  

The power of soical media

It is easy to think of  ways that social media makes our day-to-day lives easier.  From chatting with friends and sharing photos, to keeping current on the news.  Even so, sometimes we forget exactly how powerful and far reaching these platforms can be. Social media has the power to effect global economic issues and help thousands of […]

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