Make Tech Easier: 4 Useful Apps to Connect You to Your Neighbors. “How well do you know who lives next to you? Want to connect with your community? Do you have a great idea that could benefit your local community but don’t know how to get it off the ground? The following online services provide useful apps to connect you to your neighbors. You’ll make friends, connect with local businesses and engage in community projects and events in no time.” I had heard of Nextdoor but not the other three.