Obsessions is a series that asks the engineers and designers behind your favorite tech products to hand-pick their favorite new apps, gadgets, websites and tech accessories. Today’s obsessions are brought to you by Zach Flynn, the founder and lead developer of TrackReddit.
About TrackReddit: Our service allows you to track mentions of your keyword or phrase across the entire Reddit community in real time. Brand Managers and Marketers alike have found the ability to react to mentions of their company/product, the moment it’s posted, to be extremely beneficial.
App: I can’t go more than a couple days without firing up RunKeeper. The app really keeps me motivated with my outdoor activities like hiking, jogging, or even a quick dog walk. It tells me stats about my workout as I’m doing it, and allows me to compare it to my past runs on the same route. It’s a great way to challenge yourself and motivates you to set new goals.
Gadget: Recently I picked up a GoPro and can’t seem to put it down. I admittedly don’t live the most active, adrenaline-packed lifestyle; but I still find plenty of uses for the thing. It shoots great video, takes clear high-res pics, very robust and extremely user friendly which is why I would have to say this is currently the favorite gadget I ...