MEMORANDUM

1. Spring Break Support

1) Traveling to a country with a foreign language? Fantastique and que maravillosa -- the Google Translate app now translates images of text. Available for the Android and iPhone.


2) If a good WiFi connection will be important to you, check your hotel's connection rating here before you book.


3) Another reason to say I Love New York: the Big Apple is currently turning 7,500 of their payphone booths into free and fast WiFi hotspots.


4) Peek offers vacation activity ideas in major US cities, London, and Paris that were submitted by travel professionals and sorted into groups like "what to do when it rains" or "under $50".


5) Roadtrippers is helpful if you are vacationing by car with their map -- complete with hotels and attractions.


6) If you are traveling by car and use the excellent Waze navigation app, voice alert: Morgan Freeman is currently an option as a navigator!


7) And pssst...when you reach your destination, it wouldn't hurt to check for those icky bed bugs.


2. Saving Face with Snopes


Did you hear that your personal well being has been in danger every time you have left your boarding pass in the seat pocket? Turns out, not so much.


So many viral rumors, so little time. Boss People who are Twitter and/or Facebook social media members might enjoy following the interesting and fun-to-read fact checker site Snopes.






3. Check My Work Please


Your Personal Assistant had a ton of fun developing websites using the Wix website builder for two brilliant clients -- an event moderator (you might have already seen her in Episode 9 and 10 of the new season of House of Cards) and a sports performance therapist.



4a. Washingtonian's Top 100 Restaurants

Washingtonian Magazine released it's annual rating list of the top 100 metro DC restaurants. Click here to make your reservations.


4b. Down Detector

Get realtime status information here about area outages for all kinds of services, including internet providers, mobile providers, public transport, airlines, and online services.


4c. Identity Theft

The Federal Trade Commission recently created a "one-stop resource for identity theft victims." This site includes a complete list of steps and streamlined checklists to guide you through the recovery process.


6. Gift Alert


Here's a great gift idea and/or an inexpensive method of decorating your office. Download your photo here to create a fabulous peel & stick matte woven fabric poster. Available in 15 different sizes, from 4" x 4" at $1.50 to 36" x 54" for $79.99. Snapbox offers other printable products and frequent sales.