Randomly assigns everyday tasks to friends and family
SiliconANGLEPicniic is a new iOS app that allows you to simplify your everyday family life. The dashboard incorporates various programs that allow you to keep track of schedules and family members, plan the evening meal, plan group events, and ensure everyone knows what sport activities are taking place.
GeekWireThis week's App of the Week is designed to move family management off the fridge and onto the phone or tablet. Picniic is a family organizer, an "operating system for your home," that aims to put everything a family needs in one convenient place. For busy parents in a modern world, trying to keep a...
RecodeA version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions , a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry. Technology has done an amazing job of helping empower us as individuals - we can do more, and more quickly and easily, because of technology.
ForbesI get a lot of pitches to review apps. I can't possibly give every single one the attention the developers believe they deserve. So here's a few apps that have crossed my radar this past week. Today's apps are: Kiwi for Gmail 2.0, Hop and Picniic Kiwi for Gmail 2.0 Over the years Google has done a lot to refresh and revitalize Gmail.
BostonGlobe.comTechnology offers plenty of ways for parents to keep tabs on their kids - there are beacons you can pin to them, cameras you can point at them, drones that can follow them (literal helicopter parenting, coming soon).
MediumAt 🐳 Swell we help people make better decisions by collecting their friends opinions. We have an iOS App for that in the AppStore. (It's currently Invite-Only - you can use this Code to enter: FBBOT1) Since Facebook opened Messenger for Bots, this was something we had to jump on right from the beginning.
MobileSyrupIf you're ever stuck between two choices and you can't decide which way to go, why not let the world in on your decision. With the Swelly chat bot for Facebook Messenger, users can both get opinions on their own difficult choices and provide their opinions on the choices of others.
BotPublicationAnd there's plenty of them to follow... But first of all: I don't believe in Chatbots. At least not as an AI solution that replaces most websites and apps out there. However, this article is not about that. Matt Schlicht called chatbots "lightweight apps integrated into messenger" which is an explanation that I fully agreed with.