Google Opinion Rewards Update Makes It Easier to Not Miss Free Cash Opportunties

Google Opinion Rewards, the app that every single one of you should have installed if you like free cash to pay for your Google Play spending habits, received an update today. In the update, Google added a slideout menu to modernize the app a bit, but they also added the option to receive a notification sound when a new survey is available. You should probably turn that on.

The update appears to be live for all to download right now.  (more…)

Fender Releases Its Own Guitar Tuner App and It Works Very Well

Fender is a name that has been in my family for a long time. Back when I was just a wee little person, I’d see my older brother play on his Fender Stratocaster, doing his best to keep up with the greats like Jimi Hendrix and others. When I got older, he passed that same guitar down to me, and I still have it to this day. There’s no reason to replace a solid piece of wood.

Anyway, point being, a name like Fender carries much weight with guitarists, and players will be happy to learn that the company has released an official guitar tuner application for Android.  (more…)

Google Maps Adds Parking Difficulty Indicator in 25 Cities

Depending on where you live, Google Maps will now show you a parking difficulty icon as you use the app to travel to your favorite spots. Google has been slowly rolling out the feature in recent weeks, but today it becomes official in 25 metro areas.

The thought here is that traveling to locations in cities is often multi-layered when you start factoring in the total time. Not only do you have to worry about traffic and the route you take, you may also have to worry about finding a parking spot once you get there. How many times have you thought you had made it on time to your meeting or dinner, only to circle block after block looking for an open parking spot? This new feature could help alleviate that pain.  (more…)