Today’s families are tech savvy—in fact, more than half of American adults have a smartphone. Using technology though to connect with family can be a challenge. I thought you’d be interested in a few family-friendly apps that show you how:
Momentage: Through this app, moms can simply put together favorite moments and showcase recent events on their blogs creating instant exposure, all while building positive relationships with various brands. Unlike never before, followers can experience a blogger’s story first hand though a combination of these still and moving images. This enables individuals to illustrate their true inspiration and visions truly letting others relive their vivid moment. Momentage’s beauty and elegance sets it apart from its competitors. Momentage distinguishes itself from the sites where self-absorbed “selfie” pictures fill social media feeds.
Impressed App is an innovative program that allows users to create gorgeous photo books right from their iPad. Unlike other photo books that simply print images, Impressed App also creates a digital version that allows the creator to add voice recordings and viewers to leave comments, accessible through a QR code printed in the book.
Yiftee.com lets consumers send real gifts quickly and easily via email, mobile and social networks. Send a quick hello, congrats or thank you gift in the recipient’s local area, driving profitable business to local merchants.
The Piano Mania V2 and Piano Dust Buster 2.0 apps from JoyTunes teach users to play the piano through exciting game-like lessons. These apps are so effective that kids can transition their skills from their mobile devices to a real piano. They can even play along with their tablet on their real piano—no wires required!
Tutor.com is a new trend in online, on-demand tutoring that allows families to get the school help they need on their schedule with 24/7 access via mobile app. And it works: 90 percent of students that have used Tutor.com report better grades, higher confidence and increased homework completion. Expert Mandy Ginsberg, CEO of Tutor.com, can provide insight on this booming family trend (they just hit 10 million sessions served).
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Life360: An accurate and powerful family locater app, Life360 eliminates the need for worrying about the whereabouts of your family. This app keeps millions of families and close friends connected, no matter what chaos life throws your way. With Life360, you can see where your family and friends are on a private map, stay in touch with group and one-on-one messaging, and get help in an emergency.
KIDO’Z: A popular app designed to provide a fun and safe environment for kids, KIDO’Z transforms phones, tablets and computers into kid-friendly devices. The best part? Kids playing on the KIDO’Z app can’t accidently or purposely wind up where they shouldn’t be on a device. KIDO’Z brings several layers of unique security, including a child-lock system, ads blocker, and apps filter to ensure that kids can only download suitable applications.
ICE: In Case of Emergency: This life-saving app allows parents to store important health data (allergies, emergency contacts, prescriptions, list of health conditions, etc.) for first responders and health staff to use in case of a medical emergency. The app can even be accessed when the phone is locked with a password code.
Baby Monitor & Alarm: Loaded with unique features, this easy-to-use app not only alerts parents when there is a noise in a baby’s room, but helps parents calm their child no matter where they are through a mobile device. Loved by parents, Baby Monitor & Alarm has received great reviews from newspapers and online technology websites.
Keepy: With Keepy, proud parents can upload, save and share their kids’ works of art. Similar to a scrapbook, Keepy’s private digital timeline allows parents to capture artwork, school work, photos and any precious mementos. Keepy eliminates clutter and allows parents to access their “Keepys” via the web, email or smartphone.
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