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.  

Continue reading “Over – Creative Typography, Graphic Design & Photo Editing (Oh my!)”

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. 

Continue reading “iTranslate Makes Communication Easier”

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.

Continue reading “Get Your Daily Workout With Sworkit”

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.

Continue reading “RunPee Is Almost a Pause Button At The Theater”

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.

 

Continue reading “Speed Up Your Job Search With the LinkedIn Job Search app”

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.

 

Continue reading “Be More Productive With PDF To Word”

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.
Continue reading “Be Prepared For Any Weather With the Dark Sky App”

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.
Continue reading “Start Your Fitness Program With the Waterbalance App”

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.
Continue reading “Relax and Enjoy 3 Minute Mindfulness”

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!
Continue reading “Save Precious Photos with Heirloom”

Five Reasons to Read Release Notes

Total Score:  28.5

Update jpegBack in the day (a year ago?) you had to go into the app store and purposefully update any apps.  That gave you the opportunity to read the release notes and see what was new.   It wasn’t exactly a burden, but Apple improved iOS and made those updates automatic.  Now, you have to go to the App Store, tap updates, and then read.   It’s a couple of steps, but should you do it?  I think so, read on if you want to know why.

 

Continue reading “Five Reasons to Read Release Notes”

Sleep Better With the Sleep Machine App

Total Score:  28.5

Sleep Machine logoThere is so much noise in the world we all need a little help to shut it out.  Sleep Machine app provides you with ample functionality to create white noise, show a digital clock, set an alarm and generally meet all your sleep time needs.  Give it a try to see if you get a better night’s sleep.

 

Continue reading “Sleep Better With the Sleep Machine App”

PumpUp – Training, Social Sharing, Motivation – A fitness trifecta

Total Score:  29.5

PumpUp logoPumpUp – Health & Fitness Community is the social networking equivalent of Instagram.  But that’s not all it does, you can build workouts as well!  You share your fitness photos and successes with your friends and get the opportunity to brag a little, along with being inspired by others.   I usually share the photos I created in FitSnap.

Continue reading “PumpUp – Training, Social Sharing, Motivation – A fitness trifecta”

It’s a Snap with FitSnap

Total Score:  28.5

FitSnap iconFitSnap is a great app to capture your fitness event photos.  It is motivational and sharable.  It has a lot of sports options and is really easy to use. This app captions and frames your fitness photo and makes it easy to save the image and/or share it through mail, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

 

Continue reading “It’s a Snap with FitSnap”

Generosity App – Because Cancer Hurts and Generosity Heals

Total Score:  29

An app about cancer or other life threatening illnesses isn’t sexy.  It isn’t something you want to think about – but perhaps something we should remember to keep in our lives.  Reading the Generosity app magazine for iPhone or iPad, reminds us that giving of our time and/or money can make a difference in the lives of others.  In our technology filled lives, adding an app to our iPhone or iPad can remind us to take a minute to remember that giving helps others and to be present in our lives and enjoy each moment.  The magazine was created by a Florida hospital, but contains content that can be informative or inspiring to all.

 

Continue reading “Generosity App – Because Cancer Hurts and Generosity Heals”