Those little squares on our phones are portals to a whole lot of essential–and nonessential–aspects of life. From navigation to shopping, social to fitness, mindless to productive, Meagan and Sarah break down the apps on our phones in today’s More Than Mom edition of The Mom Hour. Join us!
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Links we mentioned (or should have) in this episode:
- Sarah uses Pocket Casts to listen to podcasts
- We mentioned Voxer a few dozen times (and! fun fact! our sound editor helped us fox the unheard messages glitch!)
- Sarah struggles with Google Keep, but wants to love it; meanwhile, Evernote plugs along as a good-enough note-taking solution
- Sarah likes Accuweather for the radar and maps
- Here’s how we figured out our most-used apps: Settings > Battery > “Last 10 Days” > “Show Activity”
- We talked about our mixed feelings for Waze
- Sarah’s go-to photo editing app is Snapseed, which she learned to use even better after reading Jill Kraus’s eBook Picture Play
- We also talked about the photo of Meagan’s yoga studio that Sarah edited
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Hi Meagan and Sarah,
I just finished listening to this podcast episode and in regards to Find Friends app that comes on you iPhone, the only time I have used it was when my family and all the grandparents have travelled to Disney World and we are not always together but we want to meet up in a park and it is hard to find people in the crowd. It actually worked really well there and helped us locate each other quicker than just looking around. However, you have to sort of set it up before hand and I am not sure if there is something similar that Android users could use. Just thought I would let you know how I have used the Find Friends app in the past.
Sarah Powers says
Amanda, thanks so much for this! It sounds like you’re not alone…definitely intrigued now… Thanks again for taking the time to comment!
Just became a regular listener a few weeks ago and it’s startling sometimes how similar I am to Sarah in how we navigate/organize the world – personality type, apps, kids, etc. wow! so fun to hear y’all’s thoughts!
anyway, just wanted to send in kudos for the Find Friends app – we use it with our (adult) family members, both in town and those that live across the country. We all have iPhones and we all have it turned on so I can see where my mom, dad, sister, brother-in-law, grandparents, brother, uncle, husband, etc are. It does sound a bit creepy at first? But it’s fun and also convenient when we are traveling – no more repetitive phone calls from my mom about when we will arrive, she can just check where we are on the road. My grandmother absolutely loves to feel like she knows what we’re up to. Plus, my husband gets caught at work at lot and though he has the best of intentions when he says he’s “leaving” the hospital, it is helpful to be able to check and have realistic expectations (and prep the kids for bedtime accordingly!).
Nidhi Singh says
Hi Guyz, Was listening to this episode and heard that you store your passwords in evernote. There are many password storing apps that are very secure. I use 1Password and it is really good. You can categorize your passwords as bank accounts, credit cards, logins (random logins) etc. I’m sure you are not using evernote for bank passwords but these apps can help you place everything in one place. Love your podcast! Hugs.
Elizabeth Chapman says
GUYS!!! I need to know how to fix the Voxer glitch!!! Help!