Favorite Apps Program Notes

Users shared their favorite iPad and iPhone apps at the March 17 meeting. Their device was connected to the projector so everyone could see the app in action.

John’s favorite apps:

  • BBC News since he is British by birth.
  • Al Jazeera English for a different perspective on world news.
  • Weather Channel to check the weather in other states where his children live.
  • Yahoo Finance to check the stock market.
  • Zagat for restaurant reviews when they travel.
  • Translate to translate letters from English to German to communicate with relative.
  • Vivino for wine Rating
  • FaceTime for video chats with family.
  • Apple News app – just starting to use.
  • iBridge Baron 3 – $19.99 – play bridge against the computer or users around the world.

Betty

  • Line – free voice, video calls, and messages with others with the app.
  • Facebook – to see family photos, check your privacy settings to limit notifications.
  • Facebook Messenger for texting to Facebook friends.

Hope

  • 3M Cloud Library – read library books and keep synced across devices.
  • Kindle app – syncs across all devices
  • Overdrive – for audio books from the library or download to Kindle.
  • Evernote – serves as a database for all types of content.
  • Scannable – scans very well using the iPhone and can be stored in Evernote.
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