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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Speed Up Your Job Search With the LinkedIn Job Search app

Total Score:  29

Linkedin Job Search_LogoIf you are looking for a job you need all the tools you can possible find.  Linkedin Job Search is a valuable app to use during your effort. What do you have to lose?  At the worst, you’ll see the jobs you are interested in the area you want and be able to apply quickly online. At best, you’ll find yourself the job of your dreams.

 

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Be More Productive With PDF To Word

Total Score:  28
PDF to Word logoDo you find yourself needing to edit PDF documents?   PDF to Word can be just the app for you.  My testing revealed that the original document did not have to be perfect – which is good to know.  The process is just really two steps.  Download the app and check it out.

 

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Be Prepared For Any Weather With the Dark Sky App

Total Score:  27.5

Dark Sky LogoThere are a lot of weather apps available, but few offer you as much information as the Dark Sky app. You can see a 10-day forecast and some cool graphics that let you see the radar in your area – and the rest of the world.   And then add in information about the UV index and wind.  All in all a complete package – and you have the ability to access it through your Apple Watch.
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Start Your Fitness Program With the Waterbalance App

Total Score:  27.5
Waterbalance logoAs you kick off your fitness program, whether at the start of the new year, or anytime, ensuring that you get enough liquids is a critical step.  Keeping hydrated allows you to exercise more and more effectively.  If you think you can just keep track of it in your head, you are likely overestimating your intake.  Waterbalance not only keeps track of your water, but reminds you of when you need a little extra.
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Relax and Enjoy 3 Minute Mindfulness

Total Score:  28.5

3 Minute Mindfulness - logoThe 3 Minute Mindfulness app offers you the opportunity to carve out three minutes of relaxation in your busy schedule.  You could do this at work, at home, or while waiting in line to pick up your kids from school.

This is one of those apps that doesn’t do a lot, but does what is promised well.
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Save Precious Photos with Heirloom

Total Score:  29.5
Heirloom - LogoThe Heirloom app came along at just the right time for me.  I am pruning what I store and keep and planned to scan all my photos.  Yes, I have a scanner, but after testing Heirloom, it works much faster and as some reviewers noted, improves the quality of the photo.  I am completely sold on this app!
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Google Keep Makes Keeping Notes, Lists and Checklists a Breeze

Total Score:  29.5

GoogleKeep LogoI am a big fan of productivity apps and have tried most of the popular ones.  Once I download the app, I begin by being enthused, but eventually they don’t keep me interested.  I think the features and functions of the Google Keep can keep me invested in this one.  The user interface is clean, the learning curve minimal and the functionality is varied to meet many needs.

 

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Schedule Your Housework with Tody

Total Score:  29.5

Tody logoI have to admit that I enjoy housework, but tend to procrastinate.   My dream is to commit to a regular schedule of cleaning that doesn’t involve devoting a whole day to the process.  Using the Tody for iPhone or iPad app allows you to plan your long-term and short-term cleaning projects, schedule them and get reminders.   With this app I can balance my work, hobbies and responsibilities and keep a clean house.   I think this is going to become one of my favorite apps.

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Easy Password Maintenance with Passible

Total Score:  29.5
Passible - logoLooking for a way to manage all of your passwords?   Passible (for iPhone or iPad) is an elegant solution. I loaded all my passwords and have used it regularly – if not daily.  I used another password manager for about a year.  I found it easy to add passwords, but hard to find them.  And, my previous app didn’t have the ability to export/import passwords.  So, all my problems are solved and I am an evangelist for this app!

 

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Explore and Enjoy The Plunge of Icarus

Total Score:  29.5


The Plunge of Icarus - iconThe Plunge of Icarus is a cinenovel.  If you have never heard of or seen a cinenovel – you are in for a treat.  You can read it like a traditional book, listen to the narrated version and add music. Leave your reality and become part of this new world.   It is a classic hero novel, complete with true love.  It is a cautionary tale about war.  It is a sci-fi story that seems contemporary.  It is hard to imagine you can pack all of that into a novel – but they did.  You are immersed in the story and will not want to leave.

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Track it to Lose It

Total Score:  29


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Want to lose weight?  Log your food with Lose It.  It works – all the time.  There are a several top apps to log food, Lose It is one of the best.  Once you have a clear idea of what you are eating, you’ll naturally adjust, limit, and then change as needed.   It is colorful, easy to use, and has a few social aspects that may help you come back often.  Give it a try to see what you think.

Update:   Lose it has upped their game by adding Apple Watch functionality to the app.   For you Watch users, you can add a complication to your watch face that gives you an indicator of how you are doing each day.  You’ll see a number (the number of calories you have left in the day) and an up or down arrow.  Up means you are over your mark, down means you have some room for that snack.  It made this app worth another try.

 

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