The tech behind the DinnerTime app has uses, but the current marketing is wrong — parents should not default to technology to control children. As for adults, disconnecting from the internet should be encouraged. A recent holiday without phone signal and internet access was a breath of fresh air.

Keep dry with Dark Sky

Getting out and about is a clear benefit of being a quallie, but we need to know what the weather will be like. And that’s why Dark Sky’s claim to use state-of-the-art technology to offer hyper-local meteorological predictions down to the minute appealed.

But this app really stands out from its rivals because of the beautiful visuals that it provides — the smooth radar diagrams are highly engaging. It’s available exclusively on the App Store.