Flashlight App – You’ll find it Indispensable

Total Score:  27.5

One of the necessities of life is a flashlight when you need it.  Can you picture yourself in any of these situations?  Have you ever been at a door and the light is unexpectedly out and you need to find the key hole? Have you ever dropped something in the dark and need to search for it? What do you always have with you?  Your cell phone.  Why not add a tool that can help you solve these problems? I can tell you it came in handy on my last vacation when I was trying to work with a lock that was unfamiliar to me.  It just makes sense to add this Flashlight app to your phone.  It provides you with this basic feature (light) and, actually, a whole lot more. Continue reading “Flashlight App – You’ll find it Indispensable”

Run – Walk – Enjoy Nike + Running

Total Score:  29.5

 An important part of maintaining good health is exercise.  Keeping track of your exercise is a good way to motivate and inspire you.  Nike + Running is an app that can help do that.  It can time your walk or run,  play music, prompt you with updates as you travel and provide you with a map of your exact route.    If you want, it can also post your runs to Facebook.   Updated:  Some apps have staying power and some don’t.  I downloaded this app in October 2011 and have logged over 300 miles on it.  I don’t start a walk without it.  I enjoy the positive feedback of seeing my history.

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