6 Google Photos Alternatives to Use If You’re Tired of Its Shortcomings

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Google Photos is one of the best photos apps for smartphones right now. With unlimited storage, smart AI that auto-sorts pictures, and a built-in photo editor, it’s a winner. But that doesn’t mean it’s perfect.

Even now, there isn’t a Google Photos for desktop app to save all your pictures offline on your computer. While the auto-organization is great, the manual organization is a mess. The mobile app is fantastic for backing up photos and videos, but it’s substandard as a Gallery. And we all know Google’s many privacy problems, so are you sure you want to give it more of […]

5 Unique Apps to Change Up Your To-Do List and Beat Procrastination

Most productivity gurus recommend having a to-do list to manage your tasks. But after a while, that to-do list can become your worst enemy, as it grows into an out-of-control mess. It might be time to change things up.

I’m a fan of the three-strike system to change productivity techniques or tools periodically. That change forces you to look again at which tasks really matter and should be put on your list. Plus, you never know which app will make you get more things done.

1. Timebound (Android, iOS): The Deadline-First Tasks App

Procrastinators will know that the only thing that really puts […]

5 Little-Known Book Sites and Apps as Alternatives to Goodreads

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Goodreads is among the best sites for writers and readers alike. It’s a book club, a recommendation engine, a news site, a scrapbook, an organizer for what you read, and so much more. But that also makes it overwhelming. For simpler sites for book lovers, check out these little-known choices.

Between the different sites, you’ll find ways to do one or more of the things Goodreads excels at. And who knows, you might just find something better too.

1. Riffle (Web): A Social Network for Book Lovers

Riffle looks a bit like it’s Twitter for bibliophiles, but not as overwhelming. The signup process […]

5 Free Exercise and Workout Generators for Better Routines

It’s good to have a fitness routine, but routine can get boring. Let’s fix that with a few randomized workout generators for different types of exercises.

Naturally, these generators are best if you already know the basics of the exercises you plan on doing. Whether it’s running, swimming, or hitting the gym, these apps aren’t trainers for beginners. They’re for regular users who want to change things up for a fresh workout.

1. Random Exercise (Web): Quick No-Equipment Exercises for Anyone

It’s a known fact that sitting too long is hazardous for health
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The 5 Best Reddit Sites and Apps for Beginners and Casual Users

Reddit is the biggest online community today, but it can be overwhelming for newcomers. These sites and apps make it a little easier to use Reddit without being a regular.

These tools will change the way Reddit looks (let’s face it, it’s a mess), let you manage saved posts easily, or even send emails of only things you care about. It’s Reddit for non-redditors, basically.

But these aren’t what you need if you really want to become a hardcore redditor. If you’re looking for a full tutorial, check out our beginner’s guide to Reddit
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5 Smart Travel Planning Apps for Easier Trip Itineraries

The trick to a great trip is a little bit of planning. You don’t need every second of your schedule to be filled with activities. But you don’t want to come back from your trip and find out that you missed a must-see attraction.

Between sites that make the whole itinerary for you to apps that let you plan your trip like Trello, these smart travel planning tools are a great help. Use them wisely and you’ll have a whale of a time.

1. Sygic Travel (Web, Android, iOS): Automated Itinerary for Your Trip

Sygic Travel is the equivalent of having a tour […]