Thank you for supporting the idea of Ask Flo

I tried. I really tried. A ton of you sent in questions time after time, and they were exceptionally great questions. But I just don’t have the time to write Ask Flo. I wanted to create a website that has content that coincides with the other work I’m doing. Where you could come and feel […]

Rapid Fire Tech Help

I’m shutting down Ask Flo here at the website, but you can still join us in the Discord if you’re looking for tech help from friendly folks! To commemorate the time I tried keeping it viable, here are some of the questions you sent me and some possible answers! Thank you again for taking the […]

Ask Flo: Weather Apps to Replace Dark Sky

I’ve received no fewer than five emails and 15 tweets about switching weather apps since the news of Dark Sky’s demise. This is why I thought to answer this question rather than tackle the mound of research work I have staring down at me. This has been the hot topic of the Android world. Apple […]

Ask Flo: Casting Music to the Google Home

Sometimes, devices and their companion apps aren’t particularly intuitive. I’d venture to say you can usually tell by how many support pages there are attached to a single device. Or in the case of Google’s smart home products, it’s that there’s so much that you can do that it’s exhaustive and you have no idea […]

Ask Flo: Alternatives to Google Play Music

With the demise of Google Play Music on the horizon, some of you have written in asking for help finding either a replacement app for the music streaming service or something that can playback your already carefully-curated music library. (To which I say: good for you because I’ve nothing in the way of a “physical” […]

Ask Flo: Apps for Tracking Labor Contractions

I’ve received plenty of pregnancy, post-pregnancy, and birth-related questions in my inbox lately. Having just gone through the experience myself, I’ve emerged with a better understanding of the ways that technology and mobile apps can help pregnant persons on the journey into parenthood. I’ll start by tackling a question about contraction apps. I did not […]