All Posts: Apps

Top 5 Weather Preparedness Apps

The weather’s been downright crazy recently. With big rains, flooding and way too many tornadoes all around, it helps to be prepared. Today, we’re featuring five of our favorite weather preparedness apps that can help you get ready for whatever’s next. American Red Cross: Shelter View Exclusive to iTunes, the American Red Cross: Shelter View […] Read more

5 iPad Apps You Didn’t Know You Needed

So you watched our Apple iPad 2 unboxing video and ran out to get one for yourself? We can’t blame you – there’s no doubt that the Apple iPad is an awesome tablet, straight out of the box. However, there are also thousands of cool apps for the iPad in the Apple App Store. To […] Read more

Top Apps – Managing Your Expenses on the Go

April 18, Tax Day, is here. And there’s nothing like beating a financial deadline to make you want to get a better handle on where your money is and where it’s going. To help everyone out with this precarious pursuit, I’ve put together a quick list of some of (what I think are) the best […] Read more

Top Apps – The Shack’s Picks for a SXSW Road Trip

Some members of The Shack social media team will soon be heading to Austin, Texas to attend SXSW Interactive. The trip is sure to be a blast, but we want to make sure we don’t run into any difficulties on the way, like getting lost or not knowing where to eat. So we’ve armed ourselves […] Read more

Top App Tuesday – Free For All: The Best (Free) Game Apps

  Here’s how the conversation goes:   Them: “You have to download this game! I’ve spent days playing it. The graphics are stellar, it’s addictive, my kids love it…” Me: “Cool. Is it free?” Them: “It’s like $3. Totally worth it.”   So then I pay for it, download it, and there’s a 50% chance […] Read more

Top App Tuesday – Entertainment Edition

Your mobile device is great for a lot of things – namely keeping in touch, staying organized and always being entertained. When it comes to entertainment, there are tons of apps that make finding an enjoyable distraction easy. Here are my top five.   Netflix   Platform: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad Price: Free Okay, so […] Read more

The Shack Hearts Apps

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, so I went on the hunt for some apps I hope you’ll love as much as I do. There’s a mix of entertainment and utility, plus a giant helping of tiny, cartoon hearts. The Read more

Top App Tuesday – Game On: The Best Sports Apps

      Apps are a great way to get your digital sports fix anytime, anywhere. You can check scores in a meeting, get tips on your golf swing in an elevator, or settle a bet on your sofa.While there are tons of sports-related apps out there, I’ve selected a handful of my favorites to […] Read more