Discovr Finds Connections Between Apps

Total Score:  28.5

 I have to admit that it is counterintuitive for an app review site to suggest an app that can help you find new apps.   Nevertheless, I have to recommend Discovr.  It is in the entertainment category and is both informative and entertaining.  The simple explanation of this app is that you type in the name of an app you like and it plots possible connections to other apps with similar features.   For instance, if you type in KINDLE, you are connected to iBooks, MegaReader, Bluefire Reader and Book Crawler.   It’s a visual, “If you like this, you might like this.” Continue reading “Discovr Finds Connections Between Apps”

Expect More – and Get it – With Target.com Apps

Total Score:  28.5

Target is one of my favorite stores.  I can always find what I need, and at a good price.  There is a store within a decent driving distance and they have a good selection of products with my preferred brands.  And, of course, they sell a lot of things so I can combine the effort of shopping at several stores with the convenience of finding what I need in one place.  This isn’t a commercial for Target, this is to acknowledge that having the Target iPhone or iPad app can save you time and help you make the most of your trips to the store or ordering online. Continue reading “Expect More – and Get it – With Target.com Apps”

Sam’s Club – Using this App Makes Savings Simple

Total Score:  27

     We lead busy lives and any app that saves time and helps organize my life stays in my frequently used apps space.   Sam’s Club iPhone and iPad apps make that cut.  They offer a full featured shopping and list making experience, with a few bonuses – like recipes – in the mix.  I like a personal, in the store,  shopping experience, and never expected to find apps like this so handy.  Shopping in warehouse stores can be overwhelming.  There is so much to see and explore that you can forget the key items you expected to pick up.  With this app, that worry is over. Continue reading “Sam’s Club – Using this App Makes Savings Simple”

RedLaser – Barcode Reader, QR Scanner, Nutrition Info and Food Allergen Scanner (Oh My!)

Total Score:  25.5

  Have you ever found yourself standing in a store, wishing you could find someone who works there to tell you the price of an item?  Or, stood in an aisle wondering if this store had the best price?  RedLaser can be your friend.  You can scan items, discover the price, and determine how the price compares to other outlets – both local and online. Continue reading “RedLaser – Barcode Reader, QR Scanner, Nutrition Info and Food Allergen Scanner (Oh My!)”