Tag Archives: Lifestyle app

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

Capture Memories With the ScrapBook – Tell Your Story App

Total Score: 28.5

The process of keeping a scrapbook is centuries old. Paper, of course, has been the medium for most of that time, but now you can capture those memories through the ScrapBook – Tell Your Story app. Not only can you create a scrapbook – or multiple scrapbooks – you can share pages with others. This app allows you to capture your photos and notes, and also record your impressions of what happened, or better yet, record something while it is happening. Continue reading

Birdwatcher’s Diary – Journaling the Easy Way

Total Score:  28

As a newly hatched (pun intended) birder, I do not have any preconceived notions about how to collect sightings.   From the research I have done, I can tell you that I find the Birdwatcher’s Diary  for iPhone or iPad app easy to use and frankly fun. I cannot even imagine doing this on paper.  On the other hand, more appropriately, can see the advantages of an electronic version.  They say the best camera is the one you have with you.  I would think we could easily make the case that the best bird journal is the one you have with you – and since my iPhone is a constant companion, it inspires me to collect.  There was a major update in August 2012 which added a lot of new functionality. Continue reading

Wholesome Food Made Easy – Whole Foods Market Recipes

Total Score:  25

The Whole Food Market Recipes app for iPhone and iPad offers you an opportunity to research, shop and cook new and traditional recipes.  You can find a wide variety of organic fruits and vegetables – many locally grown – at your local Whole Foods Market, but the recipes aren’t dependent on shopping at that particular chain. Continue reading