Refresh is a scout of an app that does the research before your next meeting

Refresh is a scout of an app that does the research before your next meeting
Having a meeting with some high-profile executive? Yes, there's an iOS app for that, and it potentially works for dates, too. Refresh scouts out the person you're about to meet and presents you with various information it gathered from their social network and online presence. The data it collects streams from any communication you've had through Evernote, Gmail, iCloud, Yahoo, and Exchange, in addition to Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Doing this research yourself while short on time and, presumably, anxious, definitely won't be as effective.

Obviously, there has to be some psychology behind Refresh's seemingly simple functionality. The app's team looked into two types of anxiety that emerge when they are meeting others face to face. The anxiety of remembering happens 15 minutes before a meeting, a conversation, or as many students know - before that dreadful exam, and stems from having to rapidly recall background information. The anxiety of forgetting is the second type, and it explains the post-meeting stage in which your head is so full of information you aren't sure what you managed to actually remember. Not only does Refresh do a good job at refreshing you before facing this two-headed anxiety, it's also able to introduce people to each other and send virtual business cards.

If you are anxious about an upcoming meeting, head over to the App Store and Refresh yourself into a conversation-ready speech machine for free.

Download Refresh: iOS


via Digital Trends

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9 Comments

1. CyberFalcon

Posts: 223; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

First to comment....

2. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

wow.....you have done the impossible.... I bet you will get noble prize for it....

3. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

So dig up the dirt on a person? Seems shallow.

4. SeanContra

Posts: 82; Member since: Mar 24, 2014

I couldn't help but think of all the possibilities this app opens up for the stalkers. Mmmmm... Juicy juicy info.

5. nlbates66

Posts: 328; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

i'm thinking this could be the best way to make oneself look like a creep :P

6. bachir8k

Posts: 153; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Come on the ad is very nice and the app looks very promising, waiting to have it on Android to test it...

7. Alexa

Posts: 22; Member since: Oct 24, 2008

wow..cool app. its innovation, simple

8. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Because iHumans need apps to appear and act like real people.

9. MobileGuru

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 18, 2014

This is a billion-dollar app mark my words!

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