February 26, 2012
We’d all love to gain some peace of mind in the midst of our hectic lives. But most of us don’t have the time it takes to unplug. So a web based platform for unwinding may be a good idea for those of us who can’t remember the last time we answered a question without the help of our good friend Google. Getsomeheadspace.com is a service that claims users can gain a calmer, happier mind. You sign up to receive access to training programs, daily reminders, content, guided meditations, and motivational support. Now if they could just figure out a way email you a group hug…
Healthrally uses social media (and peer pressure) to help you reach your wellness goals. You can use this tool to motivate yourself, a spouse or a friend to reach a personal goal like say… quitting cigarettes. Supporters can also donate money to help encourage friends to reach their goal. This web-based startup is a fun idea and is getting some serious buzz.
This one is crucial. Haven’t you always wished you could have a personal trainer in your back pocket? Now you can with this app called Skimble. You can follow workouts led by expert coaches or track your sports activities with the GPS sports tracker. Use this app and soon you’ll be singing “I’m sexy and I know it.”
There’s nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. This body scale by Withings tracks your weight and sends the results via Wi-Fi to your app. You can use this data to create charts and graphs and see the effects of last weekend’s candy binge.
Sort of like having a personal assistant, this handy-dandy Brother DS Mobile Document Scanner can scan your documents, business cards and receipts and then digitize and organize them for you. Note: device cannot bring you coffee.
This is a dream come true! The Smart Pen by Livescribe digitally transcribes your notes as you write them. It uses Bluetooth to send them to your computer! Oh, the hours this could have saved me in college…
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