Kate Knibbs




The Power of TED Talks In the Palm of Your Hand. It’s Pretty Fantastic.

The Power of TED Talks In the Palm of Your Hand. It’s Pretty Fantastic.

What if you could download an app that instantly makes you feel a bit smarter, without having to take a quiz or turn in homework?
Kate Knibbs in App of the Day



This App Will Fill Your Life With Wonderful and Awesome and Fantastic Stuff From the Web.

This App Will Fill Your Life With Wonderful and Awesome and Fantastic Stuff From the Web.

Bored? Got a phone? To cure any lingering ennui, download StumbleUpon’s app. It taps into random, interesting Internet content on the go for a constant stream of the weird and wonderful, right to your phone screen.
Kate Knibbs in App of the Day



You Deserve a Better Doctor. And Here’s How to Find One — Brilliant.

You Deserve a Better Doctor. And Here’s How to Find One — Brilliant.

Need to find a doctor that’ll take your insurance? ZocDoc helps you book appointments quickly and easily.
Kate Knibbs in App of the Day



If You Hate Business Card, This App Will Be Your Best Friend. Trust Me.

If You Hate Business Card, This App Will Be Your Best Friend. Trust Me.

You can throw out that Rolodex now: CardMunch helps store and organize contact information from business cards quickly and easily.
Kate Knibbs in App of the Day



Forget Twitter. This App Actually Lets You Send Data… Via Birdsong. See How.

Forget Twitter. This App Actually Lets You Send Data… Via Birdsong. See How.

Chirp, an app that lets users share data over short distances with a birdsong, is proving to be charming or a lot of noise, depending on its usage.
Kate Knibbs in Innovations & Inventions



Online Lurkers Are Creepy. But They’re Becoming an Endangered Species for These Reasons.

Online Lurkers Are Creepy. But They’re Becoming an Endangered Species for These Reasons.

We are a nation of lurkers, but we may have to start coming out of the shadows soon, whether we like it or not.
Kate Knibbs in Problems & Issues



MIT Scientists Developed a Smarter Car That’ll Make Drivers Dumb. Here’s Why I’m Excited.

MIT Scientists Developed a Smarter Car That’ll Make Drivers Dumb. Here’s Why I’m Excited.

MIT’s smart car system uses technology to avoid collisions, but while it’s a lot smarter than Google’s driverless cars, it could still end up creating bad drivers.
Kate Knibbs in Innovations & Inventions



When You Need Cash, This App Keeps More In Your Pockets.

When You Need Cash, This App Keeps More In Your Pockets.

XE Currency tells international business types just how much dough they’re rolling in, whether in dollars, pounds, euros, or even precious metals.
Kate Knibbs in App of the Day



These Atari Hits Are Throwback Gold for Your Phone.

These Atari Hits Are Throwback Gold for Your Phone.

Who needs “Angry Birds” when you can get “Pong” on your smartphone now?
Kate Knibbs in App of the Day



Uh-Oh, High Schoolers. I Can’t Believe a Robot Can Do This One Thing at the Mall.

Uh-Oh, High Schoolers. I Can’t Believe a Robot Can Do This One Thing at the Mall.

A robot shopping buddy demonstrates how mechanical helpers are replacing real-life humans in a number of different markets and may change the way sales floors work.
Kate Knibbs in Innovations & Inventions