If you are in a weekly golf league, or just golf with your friends, you should take a look at the MyGolfLeaderboard app. You get real-time scoring, stats and handicap information easily at hand. And, of course, an easy way to keep track of who is in the lead. There are 15,000 courses to choose from, so get your clubs and your buddies and go out and try this app. Continue reading →
Tired of holding your camera out in front of you to get group pictures? Wave Cam allows you to set your iPhone down, step back (or sit back) several feet and take a photo. All you do is wave. It’s great for group photos or more natural looking selfies. It’s so easy you’ll want to take more and more photos. Continue reading →
Do you need a way to keep track of your medications? Do you need to take medications more than once a day and find it difficult to remember? If so, Mango Health is your answer. It not only provides reminders, but valuable medication information too. Plus, you have the opportunity to earn points and win prizes. If you want all of that in a colorful, easy to ready package – then Mango Health is your app! Continue reading →
There’s no shortage of ways to make your iPad or iPad mini work faster and easier. Using gestures instead of clicks is faster, and frankly fun. With just a little bit of practice you’ll look like an expert.
Finish is a procrastinator’s dream – well, if your dream is to finish things. This app allows you to see your short-term, mid-term and long-term tasks at a glance. This app helps you stay focused on what you committed to work on during a certain time and still keeps what’s coming up visible. You might gather from my app reviews that I have a lot of tasks and I struggle to keep up with them. That would be completely accurate. I have tried a lot of productivity, to-do type apps and now, Finish is my go to app.
7 Little Words is a simple, but challenging word game. This app offers you an opportunity to boost your brain power while having fun. The simple design and functionality allow you to get started playing quickly.
Learning how to manage the apps on your device is an important skill. You can delete apps, move apps around on your screen and organize them by folders. Master these steps and you’ll find your device more useful. Continue reading →
If you share your device with your child or grandchild, you may want to restrict some of the functions of the iPhone or iPad. Why should you do this? Without creating parental controls or restrictions apps can be deleted, new apps installed, explicit material revealed or costs incurred with in-app purchases. Continue reading →
With DailyArt, developed by Moiseum, you can up your art credentials by studying one piece of art a day. What could be easier than that? You not only learn about art you can save them as wallpapers or share them with friends. Continue reading →
If you want an app that allows you to track your food and help you make smart food choices, then Fooducate is the app for you. You can set goals, enter your meals and record your exercise. You may be asking yourself how is this one different from the other apps that record your meals? What it does is grade the foods you are eating so that you can learn to make better choices. Or, you may wish to eat foods that are not genetically modified, but don't know which ones are. This app can help there too. Knowledge is power (according to Francis Bacon) - and this app helps you find that knowledge. Continue reading →
You may think that accessibility settings are just for people managing disabilities, but there is something there for all of us. You can turn speak selection on and SIRI will read text you highlight. Or, you can enlarge the text on your text messages.
Photography is not my forte so I have not focused on photo enhancing apps. However, I discovered Halftone and think it has the right balance of ease of use and photo sharing that makes it interesting to me. If you share a lot of photos on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and want to give them a little oomph then I suggest you give this app a try. Halftone takes your photos and through the use of filers and captions, gives them a vintage comic book look and feel.
Having a good planning tool is a critical part of staying organized. You should look at iPlan myTime and see if it fits your needs. You can add projects, then tasks under projects, see them in calendar view and in a timeline view. You can also share an image of the timeline. Perhaps the most important to me, is cloud support. Continue reading →
A friend of mine commented that she turned her iPhone off regularly and I asked why? She said she thought it was healthy for her phone. I had never heard that, so I started researching. And, it turns out she was right. Check out this article on the subject. My iPhone is currently off and resting. Here are a few more tips.