If you're looking to go on a craft beer pilgrimage to the US, the home of many of the world's most highly regarded craft beers, this interactive tool lets you explore the US cities with the most breweries and highest rated beverages.
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You've spotted an app, site, or service you like the look of, it's completely free to use, and so you're ready to sign up — but how can you tell the service is above-board and legit? That you're not going to be subject to nefarious dark pattern tactics or see you or your teens sensitive data shared with advertisers. Before joining a service that seems to good to be true take the steps below. Common sense and a little digging can usually save you from the shadiest apps.
Web: There are a ton of apps that can track your progress on a habit, but most only offer personal satisfaction as a reward. RioFolio, on the other hand, lets you earn points for your own reward system.
For many people, Google Photos, Flickr, and other cloud-based image hosting services are perfect for backing up photos, sharing them, and organising them into galleries. If you'd rather use a self-hosted solution you control, or maybe use one in addition to those cloud services, Chevereto is worth a look.
Most services you might use to save links for future reference or reading are part social network and part sharing service. They're designed to help you share those links, or make big lists. LinkLocker is none of those — it's completely private, and the only person who can see your bookmarks is you. It's perfect.
A shiny Netflix subscription or Spotify gift card may not be the most fun item on your wish list, but they and other web services you use every day can still make great, useful gifts that keep giving long after the season is over. Here are some of our favourite premium apps and web services worth gifting.
Eat This Much, the service that automatically builds meal plans and grocery lists for you, just updated with a ton of new features. Among them are leftover schedules so you can cook once and eat all week.
Netflix's new show Stranger Things is one of the biggest hits of the winter (we're big fans ourselves). Here's a neat tool that lets you communicate secret messages to all your friends from the "Upside Down".
Niantic has been cracking down on a lot of the Pokemon GO maps out there, but there's been a lot of confusion about which, if any, still work. If you're in need of a poke-map, Poke Radar is still standing and working better than ever.
Windyty is a gorgeous weather map that is overlaid with current temperature conditions and wind patterns, and can be customised to show as much or as little weather information as you deem necessary. You can add cloud cover and precipitation, and there's even an Android app to take it all with you on the go.
Chatbots are all the rage, and run the gamut from useless to truly interesting. "And Chill" falls into the interesting category. Simply send it a note via Facebook Messenger and ask it what to watch on Netflix. It churns for a bit, and can turn out surprisingly good results — as long as you're clear about what you want.