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3 App Selection Disclaimer  I am not an app expert  This is NOT an exhaustive list  I looked at a LOT of websites AND polled some colleagues  Many are free, many are for Android, iPhone, iPad  My goal: Each of you will find at least 2 or 3 apps that interest you


5 Dropbox  Hold up to 2 GB of data  Uses cloud technology, share information across multiple computers and mobile devices  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) FILE STORAGE: DROPBOX AND BOX  Cloud-based file-syncing and storage program  Share information across multiple computers and mobile devicesFree Box account holders get 10GB of space  Ideal for collaboration. Add comments to any file, as well as read comments that other people have added  (FREE for iPad, iPhone & Android) Box

6  A popular feed and news reader app  Text-only list view for quick browsing through your news feed, and flashier magazine-style layouts for a more visual approach  Articles can be saved in the app for offline viewing and shared through a variety of other apps  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android)  Offline reading tool that allows you to select and save articles, pictures, and videos for later viewing  Trimmed down, cleaner format means you can enjoy content without a lot of the side clutter on the web  Features tagging, cross-device and platform syncing  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) NEWSFEED READERS: FEEDLY & POCKET FeedlyPocket

7  Save and archive online articles for off-line reading  Share links via Twitter and Tumblr  Save up to 500 articles  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android)  Takes material you like to read (blogs, websites, your social media feeds) and aggregates them  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) NEWSFEED READERS: INSTAPAPER & FLIPBOARD Instapaper Flipboard


9  To-do list & task list  A live widget on your homescreen /separate your tasks into different folders  Unique feature called the moment, which encourages making a habit of reviewing your daily tasks  Includes time and date reminders, as well as geolocation reminders  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android)  Task / To-do list  Reminders, recurring & subtasks  Sync across devices  Collaborative  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) LISTS: ANY.DO & WUNDERLIST Wunderlist

10  Tool for taking notes and making lists.  Nested lists / Zoom in on any sub-list  Tag and filter list items  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android)  Task management system that helps you to target your focus to meet objectives  Automatically generates to-do lists, with priority actions for your immediate attention so that you can track your progress  (FREE for iPad, iPhone & Android) MORE LISTS: WORKFLOWY & MYLIFEORGANIZED Workflowy MyLifeOrganized (MLO)

11  App can sort your items according to category (dairy, canned items, etc.), saving you time and steps in the grocery  Use the app's built-in barcode scanner in your pantry for items that need restocked, so the info comes up in the grocery  (FREE version for iPad & iPhone)  Shared family calendar with shopping lists, events and to-do lists  It will keep you from duplicating purchases or double-booking events  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) SHOPPING LISTS & MORE! SHOPPINGLIST & COZI FAMILY ORGANIZER ShoppingList Cozi Family Organizer

12  Electronic notetaker (good for taking notes in meetings or making shopping lists)  Get organized: store pictures, write notes, and record voice memos  Individual notes are stored in notebooks  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) EVERNOTE

13  Collect, organize and share URLs  Collaborate  Natural organization  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) PEARLTREES


15  Innovative 7 minute workout that you can do everyday with only a chair, a wall and some floorspace  Advanced routines also available, with short video demos  Smart Workout feature can function as your personal trainer  Create custom workout routines- beginning or challenging high- intensity  Great for frequent travelers who need to squeeze in short workouts in hotel rooms  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) JOHNSON & JOHNSON OFFICIAL 7-MINUTE WORKOUT

16  Uses your phone's GPS to track your running, cycling, hiking, etc.  Records your pace, distance, total exercise time, calories burned, etc.  Allows you to take and tag pictures on the go  Measure your progress and workout history and share online  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) RUNKEEPER

17  Helps coach you with an exercise tracker, weight loss plan and food logging  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) NOOM WEIGHT LOSS COACH

18  Comprehensive activity- tracking app for running, cycling, walking, hiking, kayaking, etc.  $4.99 paid version of this app, offers special features, such as auto-pause (for when you're running on streets with stoplights  Free app has all the basics  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) RUNTASTIC


20  Check the game quickly & discreetly from your phone  Pulls game data from baseball, basketball, football, soccer, ice hockey, cricket, rugby, and more.  (FREE for iPad) ESPN SCORE CENTER

21  Get sports scores  Includes every major sporting event  (FREE for iPad, iPhone & Android) THESCORE


23  Helps you find the nearest bathroom.  For when your kid says, “I’ve got to go potty RIGHT NOW!”  This free iPhone app also has feedback from other users about the bathroom’s cleanliness and whether it has a changing table  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) SITORSQUAT

24  Stores your children’s artwork online  Throw away the stacks of your kids’ artwork and instead upload them to a secure server  Share the art with friends and family, organize it chronologically, and even convert the artwork into keepsakes and gifts  FREE for iPad & iPhone) CANVSLY

25  Fun timer for children  For children who can't yet tell time, presents the passage of time in a visual manner  Features 11 different visuals  Parents can use the app to let kids know that they have ten more minutes until bedtime, 30 minutes of screen time left or two minutes for brushing of teeth  Easy-to-set timer screen can be accompanied by one of seven musical tracks  (.99 cents on iPad, iPhone) TICO TIMER


27  Get deals at popular stores in your area.  When you find a coupon you like with Yowza, you can save it on your smart phone.  Simply show the cashier your phone to save money/ no need to clip coupons or print anything  (FREE for iPad, iPhone & Android) YOWZA

28  Instead of bringing binders full of coupons to the grocery store, all you need is your phone  Scan in your paper coupons, so that you have a digital copy  The app reminds you to use the coupons and gives you alerts as expiration dates approach  Note: some manufacturers still require a paper copy  (FREE for iPad, iPhone & Android) SNIPSNAP

29  For people who take frugal shopping to the next level/extreme couponers  The app examines the weekly flyers for a number of popular stores, such as Target and Walmart, and compares the prices offered at each  Can also help you track down coupons for items in the Sunday paper  You can also email coupons to yourself to print out and use at your favorite stores  (FREE for iPad, iPhone & Android) GROCERY SMARTS

30  Have discount and loyalty cards for every single store you frequent?  Take a picture of it and upload it to the app  The cashier can scan the bar code on the app, instead of the card  (FREE for iPad, iPhone & Android) CARDSTAR

31  Helps you find coupons at all your favorite grocery stores  Helps you build a shopping list using a database that’s searchable by text, barcode and voice.  You can also sync your shopping lists and coupons with their website  (FREE for iPad, iPhone & Android) GROCERY IQ

32  A “comparison shopper's dream”.  Turn your iPhone's camera into a portable barcode and QR code scanner  Snap a shot of a product's barcode and the app will search online for the best local prices, product details, nutritional information, product reviews, and more.  Also allows you to look up discounts, bargains, and coupons provided by retailers  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) REDLASER


34  Great for finding healthy food on road trips  App finds you healthy restaurants nearby  If fast food is your only option, you can use it to find the healthiest items on the menu  (FREE for Android) GOOD FOOD NEAR YOU

35  Index of thousands and thousands of user added recipes to try  All include instructions and photos  (FREE for iPad & Android) RECIPE SEARCH

36  Recipes & Shopping  Includes over 28,000 professionally tested recipes from renowned magazines such as Bon Appétit and Gourmet, popular cookbooks, top chefs, and leading restaurants  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) EPICURIOUS

37  From SparkRecipes/ Helps you lose weight and save  Browse and search more than 190,000 recipes, plus save your favorites.  Browse by course, ethnicity, preparation time, etc.  Provides calories, carbs, and 10 other key nutrients for each recipe  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) HEALTHY RECIPES


39  Multi-purpose travel app  Helps you find and purchase flights, hotels, car rentals, etc. (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) KAYAK

40  Will help you navigate airports, anticipate wait times, find the freshest food  Features user- submitted reviews of services in the airport  Has airport maps and checkpoint wait times  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) GATEGURU


42  Intuitive and fun photo editing  Auto enhance & detailed image controls  Filters, Tilt-shift, Frames, etc.  Share to social networks  (FREE for iPad, iPhone & Android) SNAPSEED

43  Loaded with tools to help you take the best photos  Easy sharing to Facebook, Instagram and Flickr  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & $2.99 for Android) CAMERA AWESOME

44  Enhanced picture taking for iPhone  Manually tweak settings such as focus, shutter speed, white balance and exposure compensation  Share with Facebook and Instagram  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) VSCO CAM (FREE)


46  Losing track of all your bills and important documents? FileThis is a mobile digital service that makes it easier to organize all your paperwork  Take pictures or import your bills from major service providers  Documents are searchable so you can look for the receipt of specific items by typing in keywords rather than scanning through countless documents  (FREE for iPad & iPhone) FILETHIS

47  Track, budget, and manage your finances all in one place so you can see where you're spending and where you can save  Keep track of your savings, checking accounts, and credit or debit cards, input transactions, and set reminders for things like bill payments to avoid late fees  Puts your budget and spending information in clear and readable graphs and charts  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) MINT.COM

48  Looks at how much money you take in each month, how much you spend on rent and bills, how much you want to save, and then gives you an amount you’re allowed to spend each day  App plots out how well you stick to that daily budget, and if you’re under that amount at the end of the week or month  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) LEVEL MONEY


50  Drink recipes  Tell it what odds and ends you've got lurking in the cupboard under the sink, and then ask it to suggest drinks  Comes with a library of popular cocktails, with additional packs that can be downloaded for a small fee  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) COCKTAIL FLOW

51  For beer enthusiasts/hobbyists  Keep track of the brews you drink and tasting notes  Save beers you'd like to try, see reviews from other beer fans, look up nearby craft beers & bars, and more  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) UNTAPPD


53  Scan any document -- anywhere -- with a tap on your smartphone  Easily export to Dropbox or send an email  Enhance the scans with black-and-white or photo options, crop easily and share  (FREE version for iPad, iPhone, & Android/Genuis Scan + for all is $6.99) GENIUS SCAN

54  Allows you to create custom app icons on your iPhone for all of your software  Make home-screen shortcuts for your apps  ($1.99 for iPad & iPhone) ICONICAL

55  Wish you could record horizontal videos in portrait mode on your iPhone? Horizon lets you !  Share your horizontal videos via Instagram, Facebook and Twitter  (FREE for Android, $1.99 for iPad & iPhone) HORIZON

56  Provides ambient sounds from various places in nature and industry  Blocks out annoying sounds…aids sleep  Noise options include oscillating fan, extreme rain and beach waves  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) WHITE NOISE LITE

57  Allows your phone to act as a scanner  You can add watermarks, fill out forms, and even fax the document (for a nominal fee). Comes with built in optimizations to make your documents legible and sharp when scanned in  (FREE for iPad, iPhone & Android) CAMSCANNER

58  Use the LED flash on the back of your phone as a flashlight  (FREE for Android) SUPER-BRIGHT LED FLASHLIGHT

59  Install, sign in, and the app will locate any of your devices that have been approved for use on the service  If your device is lost, Find My iPhone gives you a chance of locating it, in part by sending a full- volume sound for up to two minutes, even if the device is set to silent  As a worst-case scenario, you can use the app to remote-wipe your device  (FREE for iPad & iPhone) FIND MY IPHONE

60  Need some wallpapers or ringtones but you don’t want to pay for them? Get Zedge  Features hundreds of thousands of ringtones and wallpapers that you can surf through and use  (FREE for iPad, iPhone & Android) ZEDGE

61  Have doubts that you are using your time wisely? App will send you weekly reports to indicate your time thieves  Will illuminate your time wasting habits  (FREE for Android) RESCUE TIME

62  Kills apps on your Android to save your battery life  (Free for Android) ADVANCED TASK APP KILLER


64  Stitch different images together into one collage quickly and easily  Has photo editing tools  Share via your favorite social media  (FREE for iPad & iPhone) PIC STITCH

65  Look at emojis and solve word phrases  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) GUESS THE EMOJI

66  Take a photo of your Pet or choose from your photo gallery  Speak into the microphone and My Talking Pet app will get your Pet to realistically talk back to you!  Share as a video on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and other social networks  ($1.99 for iPad, iPhone, & Android ) MY TALKING PET

67  A fun, addictive and very simple puzzle game. Join the numbers and get to the 2048 tile!  Swipe (Up, Down, Left, Right) to move the tiles. When two tiles with the same number touch, they merge into one. When 2048 tile is created, the player wins! 2048

68  Trivia game  Can play with gamers across the world  Fast, with scores determined by how quickly you can answer a series of multiple choice questions  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) QUIZUP

69  Hear a song and don't know what it is or who sings it?  Hold it as close as you can to the speakers, then within a few seconds, the app will tell you the title, artist, and sometimes even find the album art, too.  Locates most radio-play songs (new and old, originals and covers) but it occasionally gets stumped by obscure b-sides  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) SHAZAM

70  Get movie times, trailers, what’s new on DVD, and more  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android) MOVIES BY FLIXSTER

71  Get info about movies and TV shows  Bio & credits for actors & actresses  (FREE for iPad, iPhone, & Android ) IMDB MOVIES & TV

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