Technology

  • MedaCube ~ A system that prepares the pills in advance and prompts the user to take them.The device has audio reminders, notifying patients or caregivers when it’s time to take medication and it can hold a 90 day supply. It even sends text alerts and phone messages, alerting family members if their loved one hasn’t taken their medication.
  • TouchStream Solutions ~ TouchStream is a tablet-based monitoring system that helps people live independently and gives their families peace of mind.
  • AccessNow utilizes a constantly updating database of buildings and establishments with ratings regarding how accessible they are.
  • SwiftKey Symbols uses prediction technology to assist in communication. Its primary design is to facilitate communication between a person with Autism Spectrum Disorder or similar communication disabilities and the caregiver.
  • RogerVoice is designed to help deaf people communicate by phone.

Apps to help you in everyday life

  • The Vault ~ Stop writing down your passwords! The Vault will store those, plus your important ­documents, IDs, credit-card images, and more, on its secure, encrypted app.
  • Evernote ~ If you like to write things down by hand (it’s scientifically shown to help you remember better!), digitize your notebook with Evernote. You can take pictures of your handwriting and search the text. The app also compiles web pages, images and PDFs and puts everything together like a “second brain.”
  • HomeZada ~ HomeZada’s like a personal assistant for your house. You can track assets for insurance and maintenance purposes, and keep scans of important documents all together in one place.
  • Mint ~ Even if you’re “not good with money,” you can manage your finances with Mint. It breaks down spending into helpful categories (bringing your eating-out habit into very sharp focus), and tracks bills, investments and account balances so you always know where you stand.
  • CareZone Meds – a free app to safely organize personal tasks, appointments, medications, and updates. Download: App Store or Google Play.
  • Toothbrush Timer – (Japps Medical) – a free app that keeps track of how long to brush your teeth and which part of the mouth to brush using a picture and sound. Download: Google Play.
  • HomeRoutines – a free app for managing chores. Download: App Store
  • grubHub – a free app to order, pay, schedule delivery and/or pick up food; real time order; 24/7 Customer Service. Download: App Store or Google Play.
  • Key Ring – a free app to store all those pesky reward cards on your phone. Download: App Store or Google Play
  • Shoeboxed – a free app that saves you time and money by turning piles of receipts and business cards into an organized archive of data.
  • 25 apps that can make your life easier from Ted Talks ~ The TED staff came up with the apps that they can’t live without. Beyond the classics—Instagram, Google Maps, Spotify, Uber, Seamless—they found some great apps that might help you too. (A star denotes that the app is free, or at least has a free version.)
  • Lookout Security and Antivirus ~ Lookout protects you against the bad things that can happen to your phone or tablet, like viruses, loss, and theft. Lookout helps you find your lost phone or tablet.
  • Emergency ~ The all-inclusive Emergency app from the American Red Cross combines more than 35 emergency alerts to help keep the user safe. This app provides information about what to do in case of floods, thunderstorms, hot weather, tornadoes, wildfires and more. Users can find it in smartphone app stores by searching for the American Red Cross or going to redcross.org/apps.
  • Interview Buzz Pro HD ~ A complete application for every job seeker as well as job creator. Interview Buzz provides you a wide range of questions that a organization demands from his/her candidates. In short, a COMPLETE KIT for interview preparation covering every intricacies.
  • Grocery Pal ~ The perfect tool for buying groceries on a budget, this app combs through your existing grocery list to find items on sale at local supermarkets and discount stores. Say goodbye to coupon clipping!
  • Grocery IQ ~ Grocery iQ allows users to create and sync shopping lists from an extensive product database using texts, product barcodes, and even voice search. A wallet-friendly bonus feature: While you build your list, this clever little app will comb through your items and notify you of any related coupons or discounts.
  • Allrecipes Dinner Spinner ~ Every recipe available from Allrecipes comes from a community of more than 30 million. This extends to the photos, reviews, and ratings. One huge benefit to this is that you’re able to see what ingredients are on sale and what recipes are the cheapest to make on any given day. The app will also recommend recipes when you walk into certain stores. Aside from all of that, Allrecipes comes with the ability to create shopping lists, save your favorite recipes, and filter your search results by diet, cooking time, and foods you don’t like.
  • MapQuest ~ MapQuest is for live maps, GPS, voice-guided navigation, real-time traffic updates, and transit planning.