Tuesday, February 28, 2012

2/28/2012 I Had NO Idea!

Just a few weeks ago Bob and I got new phones. Just your basic phone, it folds in half, it takes pictures, it has a built in tip calculator and a handy dandy alarm clock. Ho hum.

Of course when we went in to pick up our new phones we were asked if we wanted to upgrade to a smart phone. Nah, we said, we just want ones that we can use to call friends and family and take a picture if the camera isn’t handy.

We have lots of friends with these phones that look like rectangular boxes, but we just never felt the need to be able to connect to the Internet to play Angry Birds and we have a GPS in the truck thank you very much. So we opted for free which certainly worked for this Queen of Cheap.

Mistake, big mistake! I didn’t know what a mistake it was until I found out about appSmitten. Blogher introduced this to me and even though I don’t have this phone (yet) I was curious as to what it is that is so darn special about these more advanced iPhones, IPads and even Droids.

Well little did I know what all can be done with these devices. I signed up for the newsletter to get my education and what I learned practically floored me. I had NO idea!

So what is this appSmitten that opened my eyes?

*appSmitten hand-selects the best apps and sends recommendations directly to people's inboxes

*appSmitten focuses on finding the apps that are worth downloading - the ones that will keep you organized, entertained and productive

*There are over 1 million apps out there and finding the best ones is like finding a needle in a haystack so appSmitten is doing it for you.

*appSmitten is a free newsletter that covers the best apps for iPhone, iPad and Android

*appSmitten offers bite-sized app recommendations from a trusted source so you don't have to go hunting to find good apps.

When I received my first newsletter I found out that while you are shopping you can scan the price tag with the phone or iPad and find out if you can get it cheaper elsewhere! Who knew?

I learned you can make the perfect to do list with TeuxDeux, An app that will keep you organized and little things in life won’t slip through the cracks anymore.

Want to know all about wine? There’s an app for that! Want to know if it’s the best time to buy new technology? There’s an app that tells you to go ahead and buy or if there is new technology that will be out soon it tells you to wait!

Need learning apps for the kids in your life? appSmitten can point you in the right direction. Learning apps or just plain fun and games apps, let appSmitten find the best of the best for you.

You can click appSmitten to sign up for your own free daily or weekly newsletter for the best of the best apps for the device you have.

Let appSmitten help you find your appy place!

I’ve introduced several friends to appSmitten and I’ve gotten Facebook messages and emails thanking me because they have found some pretty cool apps they didn’t know were out there.

In the meantime, I’m going shopping for an iPhone! In my best Independence Day, Will Smith voice, I’m saying, “I gotta me one of these!”

Disclosure: I am participating in an affiliate program with appSmitten and I will be paid a small amount for newsletter subscribers.

1 comment:

sixkidsmom said...

just signed up for the app newsletter. You will love an iPhone. I was the same way just needed a basic phone but wanted a keyboard to text from and the salesman talked me into geting an iPhone. After getting mine, I wouldn't trade it. I love being able to just get my email, surf the web from anywhere. I even read your blog from my phone some days.