Just Some Random Cool Apps (and One Random Cool Website)

No proper blog post today. I was hit with a migraine that knocked me the fuck out and I'll be spending the day catching up all the work I missed. But, in the meantime, here is a grab-bag of some apps I'm playing with right now and will likely give a proper review someday: Migraine …

Plant a Forest to Get Things Done

Forest is one of those productivity apps that really needs no introduction. Chances are, if you enjoy productivity timers at all, you already know it well. Also, you're a big nerd. But you're in (debatably) good company (with me)! Seekrtech, the Taiwan-based company that develops Forest, has a lot of promising apps that I intend …

True to Its Name, Concepts Requires Refinement

I consider myself more of a "doodler" than a proper artist, but even a humbler doodler such as myself cannot ignore the sweet allure of new art-making software. So, when I stumbled upon Concepts while mindlessly browsing the Google Play Store—and then seeing it again on the Microsoft Store—I knew I had to get my …

Help Your Booster Buddy by Helping Yourself

Because my health sucks, I'm always on the lookout for things to buffer the suckage. The past five or so years have been a boom for mental health apps and today I'm reviewing a long-time favorite of mine: Booster Buddy. What is Booster Buddy? This is your Booster Buddy.You take care of your Buddy by …

The Infinite Language Apps Make Vocabulary Drills Genuinely Fun

If one of your New Year's resolutions this year was to learn a new language, you're in for a treat. It's never been easier to access language-learning resources--often genuinely good ones--online for little to no cost. Admittedly, you may have less luck with more obscure languages, though Duolingo is doing its part to preserve endangered …

Brain Focus: The Superior Free Pomodoro Timer for Android

I'm a big fan of the Pomodoro technique and all its various iterations. As the world moves faster and our attention span gets shorter, short bursts of deep work followed by quick breaks can be a fantastic way to chip away at projects that require a lot of time to complete, especially when you're easily …