This Week

ROOST

Definitely worth a look – the Roost stand for your laptop. Alleviates eye strain, back pain, and lots of other strains and pains that come with using a laptop all day.

http://www.therooststand.com/

AWARENESS

A small simple free app that lets you know just how long you’ve been working at your computer and reminds you to take a break …

http://www.Iamfutureproof.com

LINE 2

Line 2 – the app that gives you a second phone line, on your phone, tablet, or even your computer!

https://www.line2.com

NEOCITIES

It used to be Geocities and you built a website with it! Now here’s Neocities – and guess what, you build a website with it!

http://www.neocities.org

Recent Programming

HOURLY NEWS

All the news you want to hear, when and in the order you want to hear it. Be your own news director with this clever app!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hourly-news/id493859859?mt=8

RIGHT SIGNATURE

A simple way to solve that annoying problem – how to create a signed document with your signature – online.

https://rightsignature.com/

MERLIN

Identify that bird – with Merlin. A great app from the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology. Easy to use and fascinating to browse … and FREE!!!   For iOS and Android.

http://merlin.allaboutbirds.org/

MICRO SNITCH

Ever had the feeling someone was spying on you? With all the technology gadgets you carry – it’s easier than ever for people to follow you on your computer, or listen in on your conversations. With Micro Snitch you can check it out.

https://obdev.at/products/microsnitch/download.html

CARDIOGRAM

Smart watches with heart beat sensors can continuously monitor your heart.
And not just for your heart rate – now there’s an app that monitors your heart all day long – 
so you can learn what stresses you!

http://www.cardiogr.am

A NEWSTIP

Following tweeting journalists to see what they’re tweeting about – could be insightful or a waste of time! You decide.

http://anewstip.com/

STREAKS

Got bad habits? We all do – but thanks to streaks you might be able to break them!!

http://streaksapp.com/

BAYWATCH

Not the TV show — an app for monitoring eBay and a clever one at that!

http://www.baywatchapp.com/

ATMOS

All the basics and much, much more – weather forecasts you can use.

http://www.atmosapp.com/

APOGEE

For great recording equipment at a good price, visit Apogee digital. We use one – and it works a treat for recording out and about.

http://www.apogeedigital.com/

STEP INTO HISTORY

One small step – back in time!
Fabulous places in the US to visit and step into a bygone age. 
Every state has at least one – and some have more than 20!

http://www.stepintohistory.com

CAR CHECKER

Buying a used car can be a headache – and if you’re struggling with what questions to ask – get this handy dandy app. You won’t feel foolish, and you’ll probably get a better car!!!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/carchecker/id483565896?mt=8

DAILY LISTER

So you’re looking for something but you don’t have time to waste checking the web and all the For Sale sites like Craig’s  List – use Daily Lister where lots of sales have been collected and made easy to search! And while Daily Lister is NOT affiliated with Craig’s List or eBay – it sure makes your search easier!

http://www.dailylister.com/

THAT’S HOW!

Someone somewhere knows how to do what you’ve been struggling to do for the past few hours. Cut your own hair? Fix a leaky faucet? Unstop a drain? It’s all here.

http://www.thatshow.com/

COOL WORKS

For those looking for summer jobs, Cool Works still has some of the coolest “jobs in great places”.  Want to work at the Grand Canyon or in Alaska? There are jobs out there – and people are needed. Check it out.

http://www.coolworks.com/

TO GMO OR NOT?

Genetically Modified Organisms are very common in our food and often extremely controversial. And more and more restaurants are cutting back and some are even abandoning the use of GMO food.

http://www.nongmoproject.org

WILD EARTH

A perfectly wonderful site for those minutes when you want to get away, be somewhere else, get back to nature, shut out the office or anywhere else – tragic, too.

http://lite.wildearth.tv/

TOURIST LINKS

When you arrive in a place you don’t know and you want to sample the best of what the locals do and eat – touristlink is you a great way to do it!

http://touristlink.com