Category: Oh Appy Day! – Celebrity faves

Oh Appy Day! featuring Jessica Seinfeld

Oh Appy Day! gives you the scoop on the coolest apps from some of the coolest people anywhere. This week, Jessica Seinfeld shares her fave. One of my kids is in a deep obsession with space right now. I didn’t have all the answers, so I found the NASA app, which features beautifully detailed, up-close photos of planets and stars, as well as video of rocket and shuttle launches. Anything you need to know about space, you’ll find here. I love that it’s both kid friendly and engaging for adults. –JessicaYou can download the NASA app for free at...

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Oh Appy Day! featuring Dan Zanes

Oh Appy Day! gives you the scoop on the coolest apps from some of the coolest people anywhere. This week’s special guest is the uber popular kids’ music artist Dan Zanes. Vintage Video Maker is the app that I use to run away from high definition as fast as possible. -Dan Purchase the Vintage Video Maker app for the iPhone at iTunes.com now only $1.99 for a limited time. You can find all of Dan Zanes’ CDs on his website, along with his current tour schedule. You can also catch him on his weekly Rocket Ship Beach Radio show on Kids...

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Oh Appy Day! featuring Anna Quindlen

Oh Appy Day! gives you the scoop on the coolest apps from some of the coolest people anywhere. This week, prolific author and journalist Anna Quindlen shares her faves. It’s lame, but I couldn’t do without epicurious on my iPad.  I look in the fridge, figure out what isn’t past its sell-by date, then key in some ingredients and wait for a recipe to pop up that doesn’t require parchment paper or careful measuring.  (I know my limits.)  Chicken breasts, rosemary, rice–next thing I know, dinner is ready. I also like an app called Pocket Pond.  It’s a koi pond...

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Oh Appy Day! featuring Rosie Pope

Oh Appy Day! gives you the scoop on the coolest apps from some of the coolest people anywhere. This week, one of our fave fashion designers, maternity concierge and new Bravo! TV star Rosie Pope shares her favorite app. Shape Builder is perfect for your two to three-year olds. It’s so far from a video game, it actually makes using the iPad with your wee ones feel like a virtuous activity! – Rosie Purchase Shape Builder at...

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Oh Appy Day! featuring Katie Couric

Our new feature, Oh Appy Day!, gives you the scoop on the coolest apps from some of the coolest people anywhere. This week we are thrilled to feature the amazing Katie Couric, one of our all-time idols. I’m a logophile, as my Twitter followers can attest, and I’ve always enjoyed playing Scrabble.  The best part about the app is that you can play with others or play against the computer.  If I sit beside you on an airplane, don’t be surprised if I whip out my iPad and challenge you to a match.  Warning: I’m hardcore with the triple...

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Oh Appy Day! featuring Richard Blais

Last week we launched our new feature Oh Appy Day!, which gives you the scoop on the coolest apps from some of the coolest people anywhere. This week, Chef Richard Blais, award winning chef, dad of two, and Top Chef All Stars Finalist, shares one of his personal faves. Even I can’t remember all the measurement conversions. The Kitchen Calculator Pro app quickly translates metric to standard, and makes scaling down recipes easy.  -RichardYou can purchase Kitchen Calculator Pro from iTunes.com. Chef Richard Blais operates FLIP Burger Boutique in Midtown Atlanta and Birmingham, Alabama. You can catch him in the...

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Oh Appy Day! featuring Laurie Berkner

We’re beyond excited to launch Oh Appy Day!, a brand new feature here on Cool Mom Tech that will give you the scoop on the coolest apps from some of the coolest people anywhere. First up is one of our favorite kid’s music artists (and really, one of everyone’s favorite kids’ music artists), the awesome Laurie Berkner. Shazam is great if you’re listening to regular old radio or maybe hear a song on television and can’t remember the name or wish you knew the artist.  As long as you are listening to a recording of a song (it does...

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