All About Apps


We all enjoy apps that help us in our everyday life.

We found a handful that you might be interested in adding to your collection.

Be sure to check these out!



DashlaneDashlane – (Android, Apple, iOS, Windows) How many times have you forgotten a password? How would you like to remember just one master password? Dashlane is an app that allows you to organize all of your passwords in one protected place. Dashlane uses encrypted codes and regularly monitors them to offer you peace of mind. Auto-save passwords and Dashlane will type them for you.

SliceSlice – (iOS and Android) Slice is a neat package tracking and e-receipt management app that links to your Gmail or Yahoo account to automatically pull out and organize your receipts, shipment information, tracking numbers and ETAs. Track your shipments on the map, search for more information about products and organize all your e-receipts in one handy piece of software. Once your package is delivered, they monitor for recall alerts and price changes. They will even help you get a refund on items with low price guarantees.

BrightnestBrightNest – (iOS and Android) Keep your home in great shape without breaking a sweat. BrightNest helps you handle home maintenance tasks with easy tips and helpful reminders. From simple cleaning tricks to interior design, you will find what you need to shape up your home and simplify your life with this app. You can also get custom-tailored home tips based on your needs and an interactive quiz will give you even more ideas. There are also thousands of articles full of interior design ideas, DIY projects, and maintenance articles.

IMDbIMDb (Internet Movie Database)
– (Android and iOS) The official IMDb Movies and TV app supplies users with a comprehensive database of information on movies, TV series, actors and actresses, directors, production credits and more. Whether you are a movie geek
who needs to look up the details of an obscure film, or a casual movie-goer looking up screen times and trailers for the latest blockbuster, you will be able to get some serious mileage out of this app. IMDb is available worldwide in English (US/UK), Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. It can also be found on iTunes.

7 minute workout7 Minute Workout (Android) and iOS) Google Play offers several, if not hundreds, of variations of this title of an app. This one is by Simple Design Ltd. It is No. 1 in over 19 countries and among the top 5 health apps in over 57. The exercises are scientifically proven to assist in weight loss and improve cardiovascular function. The 7 minute workout is based on HICT (high intensity circuit training), which is proven to be the safest, most effective, and most efficient way to improve your muscular and aerobic fitness, and make you healthier.

Originally posted in the Freeman/Lozier Library’s quarterly newsletter, More Than BooksV. 20 No. 1, Winter 2016.

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