Patch's guide to essential mobile apps for weary travelers.
Evernote's mobile app lets you record audio notes, photos and text.
This week's review includes a look into the TonePad and Songify apps.
IKEA's catalog mobile app is a missed opportunity for retail giant.
Business, Valentine's Day Guide
Which deal apps to you prefer? Shopping for gifts online, just in time for Valentine's Day.
A longtime Shazam user tries another music app to find songs — and loves it.
Are you stranded in an airport due to snow and need flight information? Delta has an app for that.
Business, Local Connections
Aggregating the best of deal sites, the Yipit mobile app lets you find deals near you.
Business, Holiday Guide
A new app helps you choose and randomly select Secret Santa partners—but was this really a problem that needed an app?
Who needs another social media app? Maybe you do.
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