Student Planner – The Dog Ate It – School Homework Tracker

Total Score:  29
The Dog Ate It _ LogoThe Student Planner – The Dog Ate It – School Homework Tracker app can get your or your student off to a great start.  This app combines a task list, scheduler and grade tracker.  Getting organized is the best way to stay on top of all homework and projects and to make sure you manage your time efficiently.

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Explore with Mahjong Artifacts

Total Score:  27.5


Mahjong Artifacts logoMahjong Artifacts HD combines your standard Mahjong game and a historical story and trek through the world. If you match the two golden tiles you get a piece of an artifact and are directed to the next site to explore.   The game is happily addictive. You’ll experience variety, exploration and story telling. For a casual gamer like me, this one is a hit.

 

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Find Your Inner Race Driver with Beach Buggy Racing

Total Score:  29.5

Beach Buggy Racing_logoBeach Buggy Racing is playful, colorful and offers plenty of options to test out your inner race driver. I rarely review games as I am not a frequent game player. Having said that, after purchasing Apple TV I went looking for a game and, luckily found this one. It is fun for me (the rookie) and for my son (the gamer). It is not only for Apple TV – this game is a winner on the iPhone as well.

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Adobe Spark Post – Easy, Professional Graphics

Total Score:  29

Adobe Spark Post LogoAdobe Spark Post is the graphics app you have searched for. It is super easy to make professional-looking graphics and is loaded with options to make your graphics uniquely you. Whether you start with your own photo or use one of their themes/designs you’ll find just what you need. And…. it’s Adobe.  One of the brands you trust.

 

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Budget, Calculate and Track With Notes.xls Tiny Spreadsheet

Total Score:  28.5


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Notes.xls tiny spreadsheet is an extremely useful app – especially if you are an excel fan – as I am. I find this app easier to use on the iPhone than Apple’s Number app or Microsoft Excel. It is definitely for use with only two-column sheets, but that leaves a lot of functionality.

 

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Plan Your Life with Parker Planner

Total Score:  28

Parker Planner logoParker Planner offers you the look and functionality of a traditional planner with the ease available using an app. This app has a nice clean UI and organizes data well – what more could you ask for?

 

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Ignite your Creativity with Bitpoem – Photo Filters and Effects

Total Score:  28.5
Bitpoem logoAre you looking for an app that allows you to enhance your photos – and is super simple?  If so, Bitpoem – Photo Filters and Effects is the solution. The options vary from simple to slightly more advanced, but all are easy to master.

 

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Apple Pay – Safe and Easy to Use

Total Score:  29.5

Apple Pay logoOf all the functionality on the iPhone, I think Apple Pay is the closest to a killer app.  I started out using it on my phone, but once I bought the Watch, that became my go-to for paying at restaurants and stores. It is quick and much easier. Most of us keep our phones extremely handy – special pocket or place in our purses.  From a woman’s point of view, sometimes my wallet is a bit lost in my larger purse.  So, paying with my phone is perfect!

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Improve Efficiency with the iCal Widget

Total Score:  28

iCal Widget logoWant to see your calendar without unlocking your phone?   The iCal widget provides you that functionality in a nice clean format. You can see a week at a glance – and even scan future weeks.  What else would you need?

 

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Need to Know the Weather? Check out Poncho: Wake up Weather

Total Score:  29.5

Poncho logoCats are all over the internet and now can provide you weather information.  Now, you can get your weather information and an alarm clock from Poncho: Wake Up Weather.  This app provides serious content with a lighthearted approach.

 

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Love Text Messaging? Quartz is the News App For You

Total Score:  28


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If you are a news junkie like me, you are going to love the Quartz – News in a whole new way app.  It delivers news in text message form and allows you to explore content or move on to the next message.   It’s quick, interesting, and shows up nicely on your iPhone and Apple Watch.  It is like having a friend keep you up-to-date with the news

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Over – Creative Typography, Graphic Design & Photo Editing (Oh my!)

Total Score:  29.5

Over - logoThe Over – Creative Typography, Graphic Design and Photo Editing app, allows even the most novice person to create interesting and unique artwork.  I have always been impressed by people who could do this, and now I have joined their ranks.  Okay, I’m still an amateur – but now I have the ability to create my own original work.  

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iTranslate Makes Communication Easier

Total Score:  28.5

iTranslate logoiTranslate allows you an easy option to translate signs, express your needs, and to allow others to communicate with you.   It also provides you an opportunity to learn and practice other languages – 90 in fact.  And, you can use your Watch, iPhone, iPad or iTouch. 

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Get Your Daily Workout With Sworkit

Total Score:  30

Sworkit_LogoSworkit – Workout App for Daily Exercise and Fitness Workouts is the perfect app for a person who is looking to kick-start an exercise plan or a seasoned fitness fanatic who wants an app that offers great workouts any time of the day – on demand.  This is definitely one that I will be recommending to my fitness buddies.

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RunPee Is Almost a Pause Button At The Theater

Total Score:  27.5
RunPee logoSome movies are just so long that you need a bathroom break in the middle.  But, I hate to miss any of the action.  The RunPee app is what I have been waiting for.  It tells me the ideal time, tells me a synopsis of what I will miss, and gives me a silent vibration.  It’s perfect for parents or just anyone who feels that call during a movie.  You receive silent vibrations on your iPhone, iTouch or Apple Watch and know just when to run out for a little relief.

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