Monitor your credit and check your credit score every day, if you want with the Credit Karma app. It's lhighly rated, legitimate, and considered very safe. Only downside: it is not your true FICO score, but it is very close.
Free Disney Movies Anywhere App...for iPad, iPhone, or iPod
Disney has just released its long awaited Disney Movie App, which lets you easily stream any Disney movie you have purchased from iTunes onto any Apple device in your home. (Sorry, not yet available for Android)
Plus, this week get a free copy of the movie The Incredibles when you download the app.
Key Me App for iPhones, so you never lose your house key
This controversial new app takes a picture of your house key with your iPhone, then saves it. If you get locked out or ever lose your house key, just bring your phone to a locksmith and he can make a new key using the photo and dimensions.
This is a controversial app because critics say it lets someone scan and copy your key at an oil change shop, car repair center, etc.
However, the creators say it has many security precautions.
Google Now App: Now available for iPhones and Androids
Like Apple's Siri, but it knows what you have been searching for. Some people love it, some find it creepy. CLICK HERE for Google Now
Amber Alert GPS
Top rated device to attach to your young child, so you can track them by satellite if they ever disappear at an amusement park, on the way home from shool, etc. It's not cheap: $200, plus monthly fee, but it's hard to put a price on your piece of mind.
Twitter has released a new app for Apple products that allows you to share 6 second videos via tweets. Only problem: it is already embroiled in controversy, because many of the videos on it are pornographic.
The "Help, I have the flu" app scans all your friends Facebook postings, to find out who has been posting words like "sick," "clammy," fever," "cough," etc., so you can find out who gave you those germs. Free on Facebook.
The CoachSmart app helps you work out and stay safe in the summer heat. It gives you the current temperature, humidity, and heat index, and tells you how long you can safety be outdoors or work out in the current conditions.
Hotel Tonight gives you last minute deals at hotels in 40 cities around the US. The deals come available at Noon every day, for rooms that evening. Best of all, they name the hotel, unlike Priceline and Hotwire's basic services.
Hotel Tonight is free for iPhone and Adroid devices.
These apps do the same thing as a standard plug in radio: alert you to approaching severe weather. Plus, they include forecasts and radar maps as well.
iMap Weather RadioApp for Apple Products: $9.99 CLICK HERE
NOAA Weather Radio App: From National Weather Service: $4.99 CLICK HERE
WCPO 9 News Weather App: Now just 99 cents CLICK HERE
"Task Rabbit" Finds People to do Chores
Looking for someone to walk your dog, clean up your backyard, or pick up your laundry? Task Rabbit connects people looking for a service with those offering to do the service for a small fee. It's a hot app in New York and LA, but is just starting up in Cincinnati.
Be among the first to check it out. Free on i Tunes.
Every new parent knows how tough it is to get an infant or even a toddler to look at the camera, let alone smile for their photo. And by the time you snap the shutter, the baby looks away.
This cool iPhone app called QuadCamera takes multiple photos in a row. So when you make a sound and get your infant to look at the camera, you get 4 quick shots...to capture the baby's expression as he or she looks
If you have a WiFi iPad or iPod touch, wouldn't it be great to load up on news reports while you are on WiFi that you could read later, when you don't have WiFi access, such as while a passenger in a car or on a bus?
You can with a great free app from the iTunes store called Read it Later. Critics call it a "DVR for web pages."
Ever hear a song on the radio and wonder what it was? And the DJ didn't announce it at the end? No more frustration with Shazam. Just hold your smartphone up to the radio and in 10 seconds it will tell you the name and the artist of the song.
Free for iPhones, Android phones, Blackberries, and the iPod touch, if you have WiFi in your house.
Red Laser is a popular free app that lets you scan barcodes in the store, and find out if another store has the same item for less. Free for both iPhones and Android phones. Click here for Red Laser
Shop Savvy is an alternate to Red Laser, and works in a similar way. Some shoppers prefer this one. Also free. Click here for Shop Savvy
"Nearparent" Child Locator App
This is a new free app for parents who want to keep tabs on their children.
It helps you find their location, plus has a emergency button that will immediately alert you if they need help or have a question. Parents must have a smartphone, while the child must have a "feature" phone.