This Week

A NEWSTIP

When you want to know what’s going on, and what your favorite (or least favorite) reporter has to say about it – 
check out anewstip.com.

http://anewstip.com/

JUST A SCORE

Everyone’s doing it – scoring everything…amazon, yelp, you got an opinion? You score it!
And now you can on justascore – an app for iOS and Apple Watch.

http://www.justascore.com/

HOURLY NEWS

Now you really can create the newsfeed you want to hear – with Hourly News – for Mac or iOS. 
Top of the news?  CBS, of course!!  But want to hear the BBC too, or CBC? You can …

http://hourlynewsapp.com/

RIGHT SIGNATURE

Finally a way to deal with a pesky problem – a solution that takes the multistep process out of creating a legal signature electronically. Use Right Signature from Citrix.

https://rightsignature.com

MERLIN

Have you ever seen a bird and wondered what it is – or why it has webbed feet or a long curved bill?
Your answers are waiting for you at Merlin – an app for portable devices from theCornell University Lab of Ornithology.

http://merlin.allaboutbirds.org/

Recent Programming

US HIGHWAYS

For those last minute holidays – a road trip can’t be beat! Forget the Interstates, and get onto the real roads.
And here’s a simple site that has everything you want to know about the numbered US highways and what there is to see.

http://www.us-highways.com/

CHORMA

Chorma – organize your chores the simple way! If you’ve got room mates, or family or you live in a shared dorm room – you’ve got chores. But now you’ve got no excuse for not sorting out who does what, when. It’s chorma – and it’s cool.

http://www.chorma.com/

RECREATION

Trying to squeeze out a few last minutes vacation days? Did you know that Feds have some great places to visit?
Check out the sites and attractions on recreation.gov – and enjoy your tax dollars at work!!

http://www.recreation.gov/

MY GARDEN

Gardeners love to share, they love to see what everyone else has, and add to their plants and trees and yards.
Gardening might be solitary, but gardeners are social And here’s an app for that!

http://www.mygarden.org/

TOURISTLINK

When you finally get away but you don’t want to be an obvious tourist – here’s a very cool way of getting to meet the locals and finding out how the other parts of the world live!

http://www.touristlink.com

FKB

Loads of free downloads for your kindle. This is a great website, with lots of legal choices.
Check it daily — it changes often!

http://fkb.me/

JUST THE FACTS, BABY

Excellent articles on parenting for those with babies. No frills and flowery talk here. Just the facts.

http://www.justthefactsbaby.com/

GOOD GUIDE

Shop your conscience – put your money where your beliefs are — check out www.goodguide.com BEFORE you shop!

http://www.goodguide.com/

BIG LAUNCHER

A fast and simple Android home screen for the elderly and people with vision problems. Says it all!

http://biglauncher.com/

STICKY DEALS

Fabulous deals from names you know – Macy’s, Starbucks, Jelly Belly and many, many more!

http://stickydeals.com/

TEXTMODE

When you want to load a webpage without the pix, the flash, the bells and whistles – here’s an extension from Google Chrome that turns off the distractions, so you get the text! Text mode – from the Chrome Web Store.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore

HOOKED ON FACTS

For those of us who love trivia — this little site’s a gem! Try it and see.

http://hookedonfacts.com/

GOODGUIDE

Shop your conscience – put your money where your belief are — check out www.goodguide.com BEFORE you shop!

http://www.goodguide.com/

TINDERIZER

Takes your favorite web based reading material and sends it to your Kindle!

http://tinderizer.com/

NATIONAL BOOK FOUNDATION

Hosting a myriad authors, poets and other literary luminaries – the National Book Foundation is the perfect destination when you’re looking for a great read from American authors.

http://www.nationalbook.org

CRAFTSTER

For the people who love to make things and the people who love to tease them!

http://www.craftster.org

FANTASTIC LIBRARY

Remember books? The ones with real pages and paper? Here’s a great app for organizing your books, movies, music and games – useful, easy to use and attractive too!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fantastic-library-free/id590680773?mt=8

KIDSCLICK

Homework got you in  bind? here’s a place to go for help, ideas and answers!

http://www.kidsclick.org