Taking A Break to Take A Class

I’m taking a computer programming class (CS50) and I won’t be posting reviews as often as I have before.  I will still continue to add them and will certainly keep testing apps for future reviews.  In the meantime I’ll be juggling my day job, the class and the website.

If you are interested in additional information about the class.  Here’s a link to an article by Lifehacker.  I read it and signed up the same day!  I have to admit that I’m hooked already.  Wish me luck.

Apps I Just Didn’t Warm Up To – Am I Wrong?

I sort through a lot of apps to find ones that I find useful and that I can recommend to others.  I can’t possibly get to all of them, but there are ones I research, find interesting and still decide not to review.  Here’s just a few of those and a little explanation on why I passed on them.    Your favorite app could be on this list.  All of these have good to great customer ratings.  Let me know what I am missing. Continue reading “Apps I Just Didn’t Warm Up To – Am I Wrong?”

Six of My Favorite iPad eBook Apps

These seven apps are books that are more than books – they are currently called enhanced eBooks.  What is an enhanced book?   You’ll find photos, maps, video and each are an invitation for you to take an active role in listening, reading and choosing your content.  If you want to dip your toes into this new and exciting world of reading, here’s a few suggestions.  (I originally wrote this article back in January and updated it in July to add Bats! Furry Fliers of the Night.)

Here are a few suggestions to get you started.  Continue reading “Six of My Favorite iPad eBook Apps”

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?”