Review of BabbleStash, Innovative Voice Diary and More!

BabbleStash advertises itself as an iPhone app that captures the essence of people and lets them share it. BabbleStash uses scientifically tested questions to elicit feelings, memories, ideas, goals, and dreams and easily records the responses to either be kept secret or shared.

They use catchy ways to advertise: You are out in the park with your son having a conversation when he starts to make interesting observations about everything he sees. Continue walking and talking but press the Instant-Babble feature, that allows you to record what he says. When he’s done talking, save it with his name and what he was talking about.

Your mother is getting older and you want to ask her questions you don’t want to say out loud. Now with the Start Babbling feature, the most asked questions are already categorized. Share the app with your mother or hand her your phone to answer an assortment of questions

Falling in love is amazing and everything reminds you about the special person. Record your thoughts and feelings day to day. They are all stored in a single location called The Stash. You can easily listen to what you recorded and see how your thoughts and feelings grow deeper over time.

There are several parts of the app: “The Stash”, where voice recordings (babbles) are stored. The Recording area called “Start Babbling” with pre-categorized sections with probing questions.

As a new app and a platform with numerous possibilities, we see BabbleStash as one of the true foundational apps of 2017 transforming how people interact with their phones. Bottomline: BabbleStash -> it’s an incredibly innovative iPhone app.

Watchlist – Up and Coming

jststrt
Jststrt is a beautiful and intuitive tool to help you track and monitor your habits. It helps you getting perspective and turning something into a ritual. Try it, and just start getting a better you!

Creative Portfolios
Creative Portfolios is a curation of the most creative portfolios made by designers & developers.

Course List
Course List is a free listing of online courses that matches 3 simple requirements: at least 50 students, at least 1 month old, and available for purchase as a stand alone course (not as a subscription to a massive site containing lots of courses).

Faces
Faces lets you show off your community in a fun and visual way. Whether you’re running a meetup group, Slack chat, or any other type of community; with Faces you can build a living people directory of who’s who.
People can add their own profile and keep it updated. All you need to do is approve new profiles before they are added to your page.
Use tags to easily filter community members by expertise, interest, and more. Host your page on your own domain name, with your own branding and logo. Try it out today and let me know what you think.

DigRevenue – Innovation Foundation Awards 2016

Albert Watches Your Finances

Albert keeps an eye on all my accounts, tells me when my various bills are due, suggests ways to cut costs, and even features a built-in savings account. Everything’s in plain English, too.

- DIGREVENUE - INNOVATION FOUNDATION AWARDS 2016
2014-03-01T17:42:27+00:00
Albert keeps an eye on all my accounts, tells me when my various bills are due, suggests ways to cut costs, and even features a built-in savings account. Everything’s in plain English, too. - DIGREVENUE - INNOVATION FOUNDATION AWARDS 2016

TRIPIT! HELPS YOU TAKE A VACATION FROM PLANNING

Heads up, TripIt! Google’s bringing the heat with Google Trips (Android, iOS). The app combs through your Gmail account to automatically corral your flights, hotels, car rentals, and restaurant reservations into coherent trip itineraries. You’ll also get at-a-glance info about local attractions, including entire day-long activity suggestions plotted on a map that you can finesse based on the types of things you’re into and how much time you have. It’s like having Google as a real-life travel companion.
2016-12-23T15:06:13+00:00
Heads up, TripIt! Google’s bringing the heat with Google Trips (Android, iOS). The app combs through your Gmail account to automatically corral your flights, hotels, car rentals, and restaurant reservations into coherent trip itineraries. You’ll also get at-a-glance info about local attractions, including entire day-long activity suggestions plotted on a map that you can finesse based on the types of things you’re into and how much time you have. It’s like having Google as a real-life travel companion.

Hardbound Making News Fun Again


Hardbound (iOS) can be kinda tricky to explain but it’s nothing if not unique. Imagine getting a daily roundup of news wherein each story is broken up into a five-minute series of flashcards: mostly images, with a little text here and there. It’s easily digestible, easily swipe-able, and… fun? Hardbound somehow makes news fun. Once you’re up to speed on the day’s events, the app offers up additional fun-fact stories hell-bent on making you smarter in general: how the moon was formed, how high schools got started, how fire works; that sort of stuff.
2016-12-23T15:07:21+00:00
Hardbound (iOS) can be kinda tricky to explain but it’s nothing if not unique. Imagine getting a daily roundup of news wherein each story is broken up into a five-minute series of flashcards: mostly images, with a little text here and there. It’s easily digestible, easily swipe-able, and… fun? Hardbound somehow makes news fun. Once you’re up to speed on the day’s events, the app offers up additional fun-fact stories hell-bent on making you smarter in general: how the moon was formed, how high schools got started, how fire works; that sort of stuff.

Asana’s up to the Task

Asana (iOS, Android, web) isn’t new, but—BUT!—it’s gotten infused with so many new features this year that it’s finally hit its stride and is ready to replace whatever you’re currently using to track your tasks and projects. Thanks to a major interface overhaul late last year, the recent addition of boards, custom fields, offline mobile access, team management for administrators, and a ton of new third-party integrations this year, it’s like a completely new app. If you’re doing any sort of trackable, task-able work, Asana should be on your short list of offerings to check out.

- DIGREVENUE - INNOVATION FOUNDATION AWARDS 2016
2016-12-23T14:42:58+00:00
Asana (iOS, Android, web) isn’t new, but—BUT!—it’s gotten infused with so many new features this year that it’s finally hit its stride and is ready to replace whatever you’re currently using to track your tasks and projects. Thanks to a major interface overhaul late last year, the recent addition of boards, custom fields, offline mobile access, team management for administrators, and a ton of new third-party integrations this year, it’s like a completely new app. If you’re doing any sort of trackable, task-able work, Asana should be on your short list of offerings to check out. - DIGREVENUE - INNOVATION FOUNDATION AWARDS 2016

DigRevenue – Innovation Foundation Awards 2015

WeChat – More Than Just a Messaging App

One of the keys to WeChat's success is that it's actually much more than just a messaging app.

You can use WeChat to do just about anything — play games, send money to people, make video calls, hail a taxi, order food, buy movie tickets, read the news, book a doctor appointment, and more. For millions of people in China, it's the first app they open in the morning and the last one they look at before bed.
2016-12-23T15:15:41+00:00
One of the keys to WeChat's success is that it's actually much more than just a messaging app. You can use WeChat to do just about anything — play games, send money to people, make video calls, hail a taxi, order food, buy movie tickets, read the news, book a doctor appointment, and more. For millions of people in China, it's the first app they open in the morning and the last one they look at before bed.

SnapChat is Here to Stay

With more than 100 million daily active users and a primary audience of 18 to 24-year-olds, Snapchat is nothing short of a cultural phenomenon.

The app’s premise (and Snapchat is just an app — there is no web interface) is the idea of ephemeral messaging: once a message, or “snap,” is viewed, it disappears forever.
2016-12-23T15:18:50+00:00
With more than 100 million daily active users and a primary audience of 18 to 24-year-olds, Snapchat is nothing short of a cultural phenomenon. The app’s premise (and Snapchat is just an app — there is no web interface) is the idea of ephemeral messaging: once a message, or “snap,” is viewed, it disappears forever.

Uber More Than Just a Taxi

No app exemplifies the burgeoning on-demand app economy more than Uber, which made hailing a ride with a smartphone app go mainstream. Tap a button to summon a car, type in where you want to go in the app, and pay for the ride with your credit card you have stored.

If the company has its way, Uber could eventually become the way we get everything from our packages to our groceries.

The app can get you a ride in 58 countries and 300 cities worldwide, but it's also experimenting with other services in a smaller number of cities.
2016-12-23T15:19:48+00:00
No app exemplifies the burgeoning on-demand app economy more than Uber, which made hailing a ride with a smartphone app go mainstream. Tap a button to summon a car, type in where you want to go in the app, and pay for the ride with your credit card you have stored. If the company has its way, Uber could eventually become the way we get everything from our packages to our groceries. The app can get you a ride in 58 countries and 300 cities worldwide, but it's also experimenting with other services in a smaller number of cities.

Ship with Shyp

Shyp takes the hassle out of mailing stuff, and if it has the potential to upend the entire shipping industry.

Using the mobile app, you take a picture of whatever you want to mail, and a Shyp courier comes to your door and takes it to a nearby facility where it's expertly packaged and sent on its way.

The app's most recent update lets you associate an address with a username, so people can send you things by entering only your name. There's also a built-in package tracker that works for senders and Shyp recipients.
2016-12-23T15:20:36+00:00
Shyp takes the hassle out of mailing stuff, and if it has the potential to upend the entire shipping industry. Using the mobile app, you take a picture of whatever you want to mail, and a Shyp courier comes to your door and takes it to a nearby facility where it's expertly packaged and sent on its way. The app's most recent update lets you associate an address with a username, so people can send you things by entering only your name. There's also a built-in package tracker that works for senders and Shyp recipients.

Slack is Removing Slack in Communication

Slack may not actually kill email, but the multi-billion dollar startup is certainly making it easier to communicate without it.

If you're unfamiliar with the app that's quickly revolutionizing how businesses operate, think of Slack like the modern equivalent of an internet chat room for teams. Log in to communicate with your colleagues in public channels or private groups, share files, and more.

The app is geared toward businesses large and small that need a way for their employees to communicate internally, and it’s hugely popular. Other apps and services can integrate directly with Slack too, which makes it kind of like a command center for getting stuff done at work.
2016-12-23T15:23:03+00:00
Slack may not actually kill email, but the multi-billion dollar startup is certainly making it easier to communicate without it. If you're unfamiliar with the app that's quickly revolutionizing how businesses operate, think of Slack like the modern equivalent of an internet chat room for teams. Log in to communicate with your colleagues in public channels or private groups, share files, and more. The app is geared toward businesses large and small that need a way for their employees to communicate internally, and it’s hugely popular. Other apps and services can integrate directly with Slack too, which makes it kind of like a command center for getting stuff done at work.

Lark is Your 1:1 Coach

Lark uses a mix of artificial intelligence and human experts to help people lose weight and get fitter. The app helps you track your workouts and meals, and has a texting interface to make it seem like you’re communicating one-on-one with a personal health coach.

The idea is to take the complexity out of tracking meals and exercises. Just tell Lark what you had to eat and it will give you nutrition coaching based on your goals and past eating habits.

The app also uses your smartphone and Apple Watch’s sensors to track your workouts for you.

Lark was named Forrester Research’s most innovative digital health product of the year. The app is free to use and offers enterprise pricing for coaching teams or patients and working with health care providers.
2016-12-23T15:24:13+00:00
Lark uses a mix of artificial intelligence and human experts to help people lose weight and get fitter. The app helps you track your workouts and meals, and has a texting interface to make it seem like you’re communicating one-on-one with a personal health coach. The idea is to take the complexity out of tracking meals and exercises. Just tell Lark what you had to eat and it will give you nutrition coaching based on your goals and past eating habits. The app also uses your smartphone and Apple Watch’s sensors to track your workouts for you. Lark was named Forrester Research’s most innovative digital health product of the year. The app is free to use and offers enterprise pricing for coaching teams or patients and working with health care providers.

DigRevenue – Innovation Foundation Awards 2014

Reporter

If you keep asking yourself: “What am I doing with my life?” and can’t figure out how to change it for the better, Reporter can make things clear for you. This application asks you random questions during the day, and then shows your living flow as a diagram. Aside from default questions, you can set your own ones in case you are especially curious about certain aspects of your life. Furthermore, the app automatically tracks the weather, the number of steps taken, the noise level, and some other information that can help it draw the picture of your life.
2016-12-23T15:29:16+00:00
If you keep asking yourself: “What am I doing with my life?” and can’t figure out how to change it for the better, Reporter can make things clear for you. This application asks you random questions during the day, and then shows your living flow as a diagram. Aside from default questions, you can set your own ones in case you are especially curious about certain aspects of your life. Furthermore, the app automatically tracks the weather, the number of steps taken, the noise level, and some other information that can help it draw the picture of your life.

Selfie360

You won’t impress anyone with a regular old-school selfie in 2014. This trend has evolved recently thanks to selfie360. This is an iPhone app that allows you to take self-shots in new ways: portrait, panoramic view, or 3D. The trick is selfies are made as animated gifs, and the result is truly impressive.
2016-12-23T15:29:55+00:00
You won’t impress anyone with a regular old-school selfie in 2014. This trend has evolved recently thanks to selfie360. This is an iPhone app that allows you to take self-shots in new ways: portrait, panoramic view, or 3D. The trick is selfies are made as animated gifs, and the result is truly impressive.

Tidy

When your mobile device contains all the tools you need, it naturally gets littered with hundreds of photos and screenshots. Tidy automatically filters the elements by metadata and groups portraits, panoramic pictures, screenshots, photos made in different locations, and more. You can create albums in a single swipe and never waste time searching for a photo taken a long time ago.
2016-12-23T15:30:29+00:00
When your mobile device contains all the tools you need, it naturally gets littered with hundreds of photos and screenshots. Tidy automatically filters the elements by metadata and groups portraits, panoramic pictures, screenshots, photos made in different locations, and more. You can create albums in a single swipe and never waste time searching for a photo taken a long time ago.

Drum Pads 24

The idea of Drum Pads 24 is far from unique – one can remember music making and DJ applications released over a decade ago. However, professional music making remained inaccessible for mere mortals, and although it was possible to make music with software, it had nothing to do with free mobile apps. Basically, Drum Pads 24 comes very close to an ultimate solution: it allows users to make music without having any experience and special knowledge. As the title suggests, the program looks like pads, which are professional studio samples grouped by colors with a pitch effect for each pad. You can open this program on two iPads and rock the place as a professional bitmaker. Drum Pads 24 allows users to play dubstep, glitch, iDM, and trip hop on-the-go.
2016-12-23T15:31:19+00:00
The idea of Drum Pads 24 is far from unique – one can remember music making and DJ applications released over a decade ago. However, professional music making remained inaccessible for mere mortals, and although it was possible to make music with software, it had nothing to do with free mobile apps. Basically, Drum Pads 24 comes very close to an ultimate solution: it allows users to make music without having any experience and special knowledge. As the title suggests, the program looks like pads, which are professional studio samples grouped by colors with a pitch effect for each pad. You can open this program on two iPads and rock the place as a professional bitmaker. Drum Pads 24 allows users to play dubstep, glitch, iDM, and trip hop on-the-go.

Sleep Cycle

Doctors say that lack of sleep is something that affects pretty much all spheres of your life. If you wake up every day and feel distressed and tired, it means that you sleep wrong. Sleep Cycle is a new app that tracks your sleeping patterns by exploring your night movements. It detects when you’re in the lightest phase of sleep and wakes you up when your body is ready. After a few weeks of using this app, you will doubtlessly find out that your overall condition and mood are way better than they used to be.
2016-12-23T15:32:03+00:00
Doctors say that lack of sleep is something that affects pretty much all spheres of your life. If you wake up every day and feel distressed and tired, it means that you sleep wrong. Sleep Cycle is a new app that tracks your sleeping patterns by exploring your night movements. It detects when you’re in the lightest phase of sleep and wakes you up when your body is ready. After a few weeks of using this app, you will doubtlessly find out that your overall condition and mood are way better than they used to be.

Zombies, Run!

Jogging is good for you, that’s an unquestionable truth, but the idea of waking up bright and early to run only looks attractive after munching on 5 Big Macs. Zombies, Run! is a brand new way to get you out of a cozy bed in the morning and make your jogging sessions fun and motivating. What it does is actually turn a tiresome routine into a game which contains thrilling zombie chase stories and epic music; you run faster when you run for your life. Thousands of App Store downloads won’t lie.
2016-12-23T15:32:40+00:00
Jogging is good for you, that’s an unquestionable truth, but the idea of waking up bright and early to run only looks attractive after munching on 5 Big Macs. Zombies, Run! is a brand new way to get you out of a cozy bed in the morning and make your jogging sessions fun and motivating. What it does is actually turn a tiresome routine into a game which contains thrilling zombie chase stories and epic music; you run faster when you run for your life. Thousands of App Store downloads won’t lie.

Sonarflow

There is a number of existing music discovery apps that are worth trying, but Sonarflow attracted us with its dynamic-wordcloud interface. Basically, the program analyzes your tastes in music by checking current playlists on your device and suggests related artists that you will probably like.
2016-12-23T15:33:17+00:00
There is a number of existing music discovery apps that are worth trying, but Sonarflow attracted us with its dynamic-wordcloud interface. Basically, the program analyzes your tastes in music by checking current playlists on your device and suggests related artists that you will probably like.