NBC – News on Your Schedule

Total Score:  25.5

One of the advantages of an iPhone or iPad is its ability to give you information instantly.   With that in mind, a news app is a must-have.   There are plenty of apps to choose from, but NBC News is one of the more popular ones.


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BMI Calculator – A Weight Management Tool

Total Score:  26

One aspect of managing weight loss is knowing your Body Mass Index.   This is a single function app that provides you clear and concise information. Continue reading “BMI Calculator – A Weight Management Tool”

eReaders – Which Device Gives You Joy?

I am a voracious reader.   I read on my Kindle and then sync the book to my iPhone and iPad to continue.  I have also used a color Nook.  Which device is the best?  Well, a lot depends on what you want.  Here’s a link at an excellent article on the topic by CNET. Continue reading “eReaders – Which Device Gives You Joy?”

Word Warp – Play a Game and Keep Your Brain Fit

Total Score:  27

   Games can fill in time, challenge or frustrate you.   Word Warp and Word Warp Extreme for iPhone or iPad can do all three.  The game gives you six  letters to create three- to six-letter words.  Sounds easy, right?  Sometimes yes, sometimes no.   You work against the clock and that pressure adds to the fun. Continue reading “Word Warp – Play a Game and Keep Your Brain Fit”