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BEST BEST LIST

When you want the best – really really the best – look for best best list!

https://bestbestlist.com

CURRENTS

What are people talking about? Not necessarily the latest news, but what matters to the word right now?
Check out currents. You might be surprised!

https://www.parse.ly/currents/

COUCH POTATO

An inactivity tracker that shows you just how much of a couch potato you really are!!
For iPhone and Android – now there’s NO EXCUSE!!!

https://getcouchpotato.com

CLEAN SHOT

When you need a screen shot of your desktop but don’t want anyone to see the clutter of files and folders – cleanshot is the answer!!

https://getcleanshot.com

TREASURE HUNT

A pirate themed scavenger hunt app for kids – perfect for that Halloween Pirate party

http://ARRRG.APP

APPLE WATCH 4

It slick and sleek and a whole lot of bling – are you planning of getting an Apple Watch 4?

https://www.apple.com

FEELSFM

Kids don’t like to discuss their feelings – but music can really help.

https://feelsfm.co.uk

I WISH THERE WAS AN APP FOR….

How often do you wish there was app for that certain task or project?
Go ahead and submit your idea to I wish there was an app for – and there might be!!

https://iwishtherewasanappfor.com

SPEXT

Edit audio through the transcription – this is a very cool idea! Audio to text and then edit the text …

https://spext.co

BELLYCHECK

Want to eat healthy? You need an app that edits out the bad stuff and tells you where you can eat healthier!!

PENCIL

Finally – a tool for keeping all your bits for The Great American Novel in one place.

https://www.pencilapp.io/

CRAZYBABY

If there’s one thing I can’t stand – it’s my earbuds dropping out when I do anything that involves movement. Ears – meet Crazy Baby!

https://crazybaby.com

CLASSIC PLAYSTATION

Miss the old days of the classic playstation? And this great classic games?
Pine no more! Meet the new “Classic Playstation.” Pre-order now at Target, Walmart, Best Buy, Gamestop, Amazon etc!

https://crazybaby.com

WEATHERWHEEL

A new kind of weather app that puts you in the middle of the weather where you are!

https://weatherwheel.co

WORKLEAD

If you’re a freelance tech designer it’s often hard to find gigs. Unless of course you sign up with Worklead!

https://worklead.co

NEIGHBORS

Bringing neighbors closer together – that’s what’s behind Amazon’s Ring, the smart-home security company. And it’s really quite a clever idea!

https://ring.com

TRAILS

More than a hundred thousand hand-curated hiking trails and route guides around the world!

https://www.trails.com

SHARE MY WORK OUT

Now you can have buddies watching you workout – and making sure you stay on track!

https://sharemyworkout.today

SPARK SCORE

It’s not how much you tweet, or when. It’s all about credibility. The real influence of your twitter feed and your followers.

https://sparktoro.com

MAKE OSX GREAT AGAIN

Every time there’s an operating system update, something you love goes and is replaced by something that is totally unfamiliar. With this app – what was old – is new again!

https://www.makeosxgreatagain.com

MOON DOT FM

A podcast player that does what it’s told – and then gets out of your way!

http://moon.fm

OH MY WISHES

When you want to send a gift that someone really wants – this is the place to try out …

https://ohmywishes.com

IPHONE PHOTO RECOVERY

When you delete a photo – but want to get it back – or a message or iPhone contacts – here’s the software to do it!!

https://www.minicreo.com

HOGGY

Hoggy is a hedgehog on a mission and Hoggy keeps all the items you want to save in one handy application.

http://hoggy.io

HOLDETTE

Notice how most clothes designed with tech in mind are for guys?
NOT ANY MORE!!!!!
Check out Holdette …

https://www.holdette.com

PINCRYPT

Pincrypt is for Android as 1 password is for Mac – a clever system that stores your passwords and pin codes, safely and securely. Forget scraps of paper and post it notes – do it the smart way!!

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ids.gould.pincrypt

FUN TO CODE

Coding really can be fun – as you find out at Google play. Kids learn the basic techniques of coding using a a cartoon kid and a bowl of food……!!!!

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co.za.chester.funtocode

GROMA

A serious kitchen management tool for serious kitchens!! GROMA – an app that tells you what you need to buy, before you know it!! And a myriad other uses……

http://www.groma.co

FONT FLIPPER

If you love to design things with fonts but you don’t know which is right for you – you MUST try font flipper which gives you previews of hundreds of fonts so you can get it right!!!

http://fontflipper.com

GOOGLE WELLBEING

After years of trying to keep you online and connected – now there’s a Google App that helps you put your gadgets down!!!

https://wellbeing.google/

OOOGENERATOR

Out of Office email – with flair!!Podcasts all in one place? A great search engine…..try it.

https://oogenerator.com

FILEWATCH

Make sure the only files people see on your Google Drive – are files you WANT them to see!

https://filewatch.net

HIPFIT

For a personal fitness package that REALLY suits your lifestyle.

https://hip.fit

WEDSITES

It’s the all in one wedding planner that ensures you won’t forget a thing!

https://wedsites.com

THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE

Thomas – the friend to millions of kids worldwide is embarking on exciting adventures around the world. And kids can watch and learn both on TV and tablets.

http://www.thomasandfriends.com/en-us/

BARONESS KIDRON

The rise of corporate control of the Internet is endangering the privacy of children’s data. That’s the concern of a powerful British Parliamentarian – Baroness Beeban Kidron:

http://5rightsframework.com

BARBIE

Christopher Keenan must have the coolest job in the world. A senior VP at Mattel – he’s responsible for content on the Barbie channels.

http://www.barbie.mattel.com

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES

Catherine Zeta-Jones is not only an oscar winning actress – she also loves technology! As she told us in Cannes at Mipcom last year.

http://www.barbie.mattel.com

WAGCAM

Try taking your pooch’s picture. Right! The dog that looks everywhere but at you, right?
https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1290982652

https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1290982652

FOCUSED

A tab page with a difference. Focused keeps everything you need in front of you so you can stay – focused.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/focused/plnjlhncdofddfglcgikochbpnbihcpm

SLOTHWORK

When you’re at the computer wasting time, have you ever thought just how much that time wasting is worth? Slothworth has!!

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/sloth-worth/oomipphdopeaobjffaagbfogfehpcfkh?hl=en

FLOWMAGIC

Flowmagic keeps your projects online, on time and moving along!!

https://flowmagic.co

FREETIME CALCULATOR

Do you have enough free time? No? Are you sure?

This little calculator will show you that you probably have more than you think.

https://erikrood.com/Posts/free_time_calc.html

SLEEP BETTER

Track your nightly sleeping habits with sleep better from Runtastic.

Available at your favorite app stores

WHY DO I PROCRASTINATE?

A quick online quiz on why you put off things you know need to be done – and what to do about it!

https://whydoiprocrastinate.com

TRAVEL OFTEN

For the best in travel blogs, for a mental getaway even if you can’t leave your desk – check out Travel Often.

http://traveloften.co

AIRPORT VIBES

Just how cool is your airport? Some a way cooler and more laid back than others – so listen to your fellow travelers and learn what not to do!!

https://www.producthunt.com/posts/airport-vibes

MILECALC

All those frequent flier miles – how to check how many you have, and what’s worth what…. and what’s left when you spend them!

http://milecalc.com

LOGOMASTER

Need a logo?

There’s a logo maker to try — designed for startups, professionals and small businesses.

https://logomaster.ai

SPOTTED BY LOCALS

There’s a new trend in travel – local residents contributing what they know to make your visit more interesting and rewarding. Here are more than 70 cities by insiders for visitors.

https://www.spottedbylocals.com

TRIPSCOUT – MAP MY TRIP

A Walking tour app with curated tours and offline maps – check out Map My Trip

https://tripscout.app.link

UGLY EMAIL

Take back your privacy – a gmail plug in that alerts you when a tracker is embedded in an email.

https://uglyemail.com

SHOPTOLIST

Shop to list takes the drag out of shopping online. Just tell it what you want, and it’ll find it, along with special deals and discounts.

https://shoptolist.com/

SPLITIT

When you’ve got a bill or check to split, when you have to figure out who owes what – splitit is for you.

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/split-it-easy-money-manager/id1399769081

MEASURE

You never know when you’ll need to measure something – the size of your suitcase, the length of a room – and with “measure” you’re always ready.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.tango.measure

LEVELED

Know what you should before joining a company – use the rating scheme called Leveled.

https://www.leveled.co

DARK READER

Website too bright? Eyestrain too often? Check out Dark Reader – tone down the glitz and save your sight!

http://darkreader.org

FINIMIZE

Financial advice when you need it, real time money news — no jargon, no fluff!!

http://finimize.com

RUN LIVE

Love to run? Love to talk about running? Love to run against the world?

http://runlive.fit

HIDDEN SUGAR

Do you know where sugar is hiding in your diet?
No, I don’t either – but this app will probably make a huge difference to me – and to you too.

http://hiddensugarapp.com

MAIL LIST

Catch up on your reading with this handy dandy extension for Chrome!

http://mailist.app

GOALSETTER

A savings app for kids – a way to learn to save while learning what savings can do.

https://www.goalsetter.co

FRETTABLE

Frettable is an A I app that writes the music you make as you play!
A personal musical transcriptionist.

https://frettable.com

GOOGLE NEWS

Google has improved its news gathering using AI – and now you get more of the news you want.

https://news.google.com

FLARUM PRO

Internet discussion boards finally have a new look and flair — with Flarum Pro.

https://flarum.org

FITLOOP

Exercises you can do with basic items, a couple of chairs – maybe a yoga mat.
Fitloop is an app that’ll get you up and active.

https://fitloop.co

AIRFLY

Make your AirPods do double duty with Airfly – a tiny transmitter that turns any device with a headphone jack into bluetooth.

https://www.twelvesouth.com

EARTH CHAT

Chat with friends around the world — with an app that translates your words into their language – seamlessly.

https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1257432034

DESIGN ACADEMY

A no frills, no nonsense way to learn the basic principles of web design.

http://designacademy.io

NOMADLIST

Do you dream of retiring to a sun kissed beach with turquoise water lapping at the white sand beneath your toes?Any idea how much it’ll cost?

http://nomadlist.com/fire

SIDEWAYS MODE

The annoying problem with your android phone that doesn’t quite work properly when you’re lying on your side…with this app, it does!

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=samuelpalmer.sensorautorotation

JUNKIES

How much time do you spend in front of the TV? Just a couple of hours or do you use it for everything else too?

https://junkies.io

BECOMING ANONYMOUS

We all agree – the big players Google, Facebook and others have WAAAAY too much information about us. So, here’s a place withe sound advice on what to do about it.

https://becominganonymous.com

GROUND

Ground – the new site that tells you the news like it is. Fact based journalism you can trust.

https://ground.news

TUBE

YouTube – without the comments, and the nastiness. It’s a very positive experience and it’s super fast.

https://tube.quinzel.tech

MUSEUM OF WEBSITES

How have the web’s top companies changed to reflect the various times and needs of their users? You’d be surprised!!!

https://www.kapwing.com/

AIRPORT VIBES

Just how cool is your airport? Some a way cooler and more laid back than others – so listen to your fellow travelers and learn what not to do!!

https://www.producthunt.com/posts/airport-vibes

GRASSHOPPER

You are never too young to learn to code. And there’s a app for that too!

https://grasshopper.codes

NEW GMAIL

So one night you went to bed, and when you woke up the next day your Gmail looked different.Have you checked it out? There are some very cool additions to your old faithful mail.

https://www.google.com/gmail/about/1419https://www.google.com/gmail/about/

ZOO HEADS

Bleary eyed you stagger into the shower – turn on the faucet and what’s that? The grinning mouth of a green alligator?

https://zooheads.com

JFK SPEECH

Our late president – John Fitzgerald Kennedy – was on his way to deliver a speech in Dallas, when he was assassinated on November 22, 1963. Now you can hear what that speech would have sounded like – and this is amazing.

1418A_jfkspeech.mp3

NAUGHTY LIST

So who is doing what with your personal data? Check out this list!

https://secured.fyi

NAUGHTY LIST

Stop jiggling – if you want to know when that great new movie is coming out – head over here …

https://secured.fyi

TIKLY

Follow your faves for less!!
Tickets for your favorite bands, without a huge markup!!
Try tikly!!

https://tikly.co

TINY CLOUDS

Have you ever wondered what weather looks like from the view of a cloud? No, neither did I. But the people at Tiny Cloud did.

https://tinyclouds.co

CHAIRMAN MOM

A quiet corner of the web, where you can really open up and talk freely.

https://www.chairmanmom.com

FLOWMAGIC

Flowmagic keeps your projects online, on time and moving along!!

https://flowmagic.co

STOPAD

Sometimes you just need to work ad-free and when you do, turn on stopAd. Then when you want ads again, turn stopAd off again.

https://stopad.io

JOT

A simple super note taking app – Jot. It does just one thing and does it well – takes notes.

https://gogetjot.com

ASSEMBLAR

So you can’t assemble your flat pack table. Or book case. Or bed. Adam Pickard might just have the answer. If you think it’ll help – check it out.

http://adampickard.com/assemblear

THOMAS

For this you have to suspend logic and be a kid again because Thomas the Train is about to go round the world. How he gets from place to place – well, he just does. And Mattel has a winner on its hands!

Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures coming this summer!!

http://adampickard.com/assemblear

DAILY TIMER

Most clocks and timers come with all sorts of bells and whistles.
But when you need a great timer – check out daily timer.

https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware

SAGEPATH

We fall into two categories – the ones that do what they do because they have to,
and the ones who do what they do because they love it. Which one are you?

http://sagepath.io

LOGITECH 920 PRO

Pro video for a really good price. With the Logitech 920 Pro you can get professional streaming video for under $50.00.

http://www.logitech.com

ONEADAPTR

Pro video for a really good price. With the Logitech 920 Pro you can get professional streaming video for under $50.00.

http://oneadaptr.com

AUTOTIMER

A time tracking app for your menu bar. No more starting and stopping – just track your time on any project. For Mac.

https://anthonymdito.wixsite.com/autotimer

MILECALC

All those frequent flier miles – how to check how many you have, and what’s worth what…. and what’s left when you spend them!

http://milecalc.com

WISDO

A platform for sharing the value of experiences – really. For people who need advice, or who want to share advice.

http://wisdo.com

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http://wisdo.com

NOSCHOOL DOT IO

Gap year looming but got no plans as yet? Put that gap year to good use at “no school dot i-o”.

https://noschool.io

STAIRFORCE

You want to be fit, you want to be agile – but you don’t want to spend a ton of money on an exercise bike or any other machine. So here’s how to co-opt your environment!

http://www.stairforce.com

YEA NAY

When you have questions that need answers but they’re not necessarily questions you can ask just anyone – you need yeanay – just check it out! Answer questions yourself – at yeanay-app.firebaseapp.com.

https://yeanay-app.firebaseapp.com

PASTE

If your clippings on your mac are as untidy as your desktop – you need paste.
For Mac and for iPhone paste stores clippings in the cloud.

https://pasteapp.me/ios

PRIZMOGO

Note taking is a pain – but prizmogo makes it way less painful. Take a picture with text in it, and prizmogo grabs the text and turns it into plain text for you to work with.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/prizmo-go-instant-text-ocr/id1183367390

UNWANTED AMAZON

Have you received an unexpected box from Amazon?
Something you didn’t order and you don’t know who did?
You’re not alone!!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/prizmo-go-instant-text-ocr/id1183367390

MAPWIZE

So your new cubicle is in an office space with as many corridors and pathways that look like the diagram of a brain! Use Mapwize to map out how to get from A to B – and build a diagram of your office that’s useable.

https://mapwize.io/en/

NIGHTLY

No – not the news – an app to help you fall asleep. When you’ve counted not only the sheep but the fields and the border collies and the barns and the fences – and you’re still awake – try nightly.

https://nightly.co

TRAVELOFTEN

For the best in travel blogs, for a mental getaway even if you can’t leave your desk – check out Travel Often.

http://traveloften.co

FOCUSED

A tab page with a difference. Focused keeps everything you need in front of you so you can stay – focused.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/focused/plnjlhncdofddfglcgikochbpnbihcpm

DOCTORS REPORT

Planning on traveling – why not check the health where you’re going before you get there?

https://www.doctorsreport.com

INSIDE SPACE

The latest, greatest news from Space — and if that doesn’t do anything for you, the pictures most likely will!!

https://inside.com/space

REASON 8

Meetings – love them or hate them someone has to take the notes. Not any more!!! Try reason8 and have your phone do it for you!

http://reason8.ai

KNOW YOUR INVESTORS

Starting a business – you’ll need seed money, angel investors and all that. So how about you find out about them first?

https://knowyourvc.com

CLAP TO FIND MY PHONE

Arrrggggh! You’ve lost your phone again! And you can’t find it anywhere -if yu hate this as much as I do – and you have an android phone – you need this app!!

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.redteam.claptofind

EDWARD

If what’s stopping you from attempting the Great American Novel is fear of the blank page, you need to meet Edward.

http://edwardtheapp.com

ROUTESHUFFLE

Bored by your run. Fed up with the routes you know? With Routeshuffle you can walk a new way, ride a new trail – a great app for the out and abouter!

https://routeshuffle.com

PATHWISE

A trip to pathwise can be very helpful if you’re starting out on the career you want!

https://www.pathrise.com

SPELL IT OUT!

Acronyms are rampant in the tech world. And spell it out, is where you find the meaning of these hieroglyphics.
It’s invaluable!!!

https://www.spellitout.xyz/glossary/#2

MOO COTTON

Let’s face it. Moo cards are the coolest, most inventive, neatest business cards out there. Why? Because you create them. They are all you. And that makes them awesome. And – they’re eco friendly — in cotton!

https://www.moo.com/us/products/cotton-business-cards.html?ref=producthunt

ANCHOR

Want to be a podcaster? Why not, it’s fun and friendly!
And now it’s easy with anchor!

https://anchor.fm

GREAT 78

This is what the internet does best – the Internet archive, and it’s free!!
The Great78 project digitizes audio from old 78 rpm collections and makes them available.
Fabulous idea and well worth listening to.

http://great78.archive.org

FRUITJUICE

Keeping your laptop battery plugged in ALL the time isn’t good for its health.
If you’ve got a Mac – you need FruitJuice. I use it, it’s really useful.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fruitjuice-active-battery-health-and-monitoring/id671736912

THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE

Thomas – the friend to millions of kids worldwide is embarking on exciting adventures around the world. And kids can watch and learn both on TV and tablets.

http://www.thomasandfriends.com/en-us/

CEEV

A special Chrome extension that makes preparing a CV/resume much easier!

https://ceev.io

MEMEX

You saw it on the web, you KNOW you did. But you can’t find it in your bookmarks. Here’s an extension for Chrome and Firefox to help you find that elusive website!

https://ceev.io

ONE MONTH SKILL

Keep up your skill set with the “one month skill” website. Short and punchy lessons hold your interest, and keep you coming back.

https://www.onemonthskill.com`

CLEANTIMELINE

Clean TimeLine keeps your twitter feed clean and simple with no ads or distractions cluttering up your screen.

https://cleantimeline.com

1 TAP RECEIPTS

It’s almost tax time, when everybody worries! Don’t. Forget the shoebox – try this:

http://1tapreceipts.com

KEENAN

Christopher Keenan must have the coolest job in the world. A senior VP at Mattel – he’s responsible for content on the Barbie channels.

http://www.barbie.mattel.com

SMARTERTIME

Time is money – and like me – you’re probably wasting lots of it!

https://www.smartertime.com

SWITCHBOARD

We love this idea — a voice network linking system for chat and calls – on your phone!

https://www.switchboardaudio.com

SLOTHWORTH

When you’re at the computer wasting time, have you ever thought just how much that time wasting is worth? Slothworth has!!

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/sloth-worth/oomipphdopeaobjffaagbfogfehpcfkh?hl=en

PRKIT

Getting yourself noticed is all about publicity, and some companies charge several arms and legs for it. But you’ve got PRkit – and that should more than get you started.

https://prkit.co

SENSIOAIR

Air quality, we don’t think about it but we should. After all stopping breathing isn’t an option!!

https://www.wlab.io

SCHOLARLY

A great app for finding scholarships to college. It’s a Canadian app — but it works really well in the US!

https://www.scholarly.ca

WANDERPREP

Travel hassles? There’s great advice to be had at wanderprep. And they’re also working on an upgraded version!

http://www.wanderprep.com

CONNECTOR BY CONTENT MARKETER (NOW MAILSHAKE)

Email marketing is still a real opportunity and every content marketer should have an email program at hand. Such as connector.

http://contentmarketer.io

ZELLO

In an emergency phones go out, and networks clog up. But wait – now there’s Zello……and you can create your own push to talk network!

http://www.zello.com

NURAPHONE

Nuraphone – where your ears are recognized as individuals.

At nuraphone.com.

http://nuraphone.com

ORSON

A website building tool with creative templates, and search engine optimization – built in!

https://en.orson.io

SPENDEE

Spendee – an app that analyzes not what you spend, but how you spend. Improve your spending habits with spendee!

http://www.spendee.com

SMOKEFREE

Nothing says you need a big date – like Jan 1 or Valentine’s Day to go smoke free. As Nike says – “Just do it!” Only this time use the smokefreeapp!

https://smokefreeapp.com

EXPLAINMEPLEASE

Explainmeplease is a special website in its very early stages. It’s created by a ninth grader and it aims to explain complex concepts in language anyone can understand. It’s an open source project – and one worth keeping an eye on as it grows.

http://explainmeplease.com

SKY GURU

What actually happens when you take a flight? After the booking, the security, the getting on board and all that. There’s a lot more that happens that you don’t see. But now you can:

http://myskyguru.com

PACKABLE

Sometimes just making a list (and checking it twice!) simply isn’t enough. For those times get Packable.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=webivo.com.packinglist

FAMILY

A recipe website all the family can use. Famealy? Yes, that’s right – Famealy – such deliciousness for everyone to make!!

http://www.getfamealy.com

BARONESS KIDRON

The rise of corporate control of the Internet is endangering the privacy of children’s data. That’s the concern of a powerful British Parliamentarian – Baroness Beeban Kidron:

http://5rightsframework.com/static/Digital_Childhood_report_-_EMBARGOED.pdf

TUNE POCKET

When you need music for your film or commercial, tunepocket.com should be way up there on your list of places to find it.

https://www.tunepocket.com

MOONSHOT

Big ideas need great planning. And great planning can be carried out with Moon Shot from the app store.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/moonshot/id1335153225

LIFEDIGGER

If you enjoy sorting reams and reams of hand written notes, come over to my house and help me dig out from mountains of paper. Then again I could always try Lifedigger to create my knowledge base.

https://www.lifedigger.io/landing

DAILY TIMER

Every body needs a timer sometime! And daily timer packs a big punch in a little app. Check it out for yourself!

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/daily-timer/id1324913602?mt=8

WAGCAM

Try taking your pooch’s picture. Right! The dog that looks everywhere but at you, right?

https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1290982652

THE WALLET GENIUS

Crypto-currency is in the news a lot. But what is it? The wallet genius may have an answer for you.

http://thewalletgenius.com

STATION

So many open windows, so many open tabs. Now with Station for Mac and Windows, you can switch easily between them. “One app to rule them all!”

https://getstation.com

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES

Catherine Zeta-Jones is not only an oscar winning actress – she also loves technology! As she told us in Cannes at MIPCOM last year.

TASKFUL

Keep ahead of deadlines with Taskful!

Get it from your favorite app store.

SLEEP BETTER

Track your nightly sleeping habits with sleep better from Runtastic.

Get it from your favorite app store.

SECURITY PLANNER

How safe are your online habits? You should check – because it’s not a safe world out there.

https://securityplanner.org/#/

NEWSMOOD

It’s not the stories behind the news, it’s the way those stories are told!

http://newsmood.studiometric.co/

BEDTIME STORIES

Tell me a story – the perennial cry of the little ones before bed – and now, there’s an app for that!!

https://getbedtimestories.com

DOG IDENTIFIER

You know that big dog over there is a B-I-G dog – but is it a Great Dane, or an Irish Wolfhound or a Scottish deerhound? Try dog identifier for iOS.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dog-identifier-dog-id-camera/id1286967051

HABIT COACH

No more resolutions. How about making good habits for 2018? You can, you know!

https://www.gethabitcoach.com

HOPE WORKS

Helping children combat their concerns and worries about today’s world, Hope Works is a combined project by the BBC and Sky TV and includes Disney, Dreamworks and Israel’s Hop Media among its partners.

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TL-DR

It stands for “Too Long, Didn’t Read” – which is the response you might get if you send too many articles to your friends!

https://www.tldrapp.io

https://www.tldrapp.io

WINE EXPLORER

Did you know your DNA may indicate if you are predisposed to liking certain wines over certain others?

https://www.helix.com/shop/vinome-wine-explorer/

ST. NICHOLAS CENTER

We know him as the Jolly Old Elf, and Santa Claus – but who was he, and what do others call him?

http://www.stnicholascenter.org/pages/home/

REINDEERCAM

Way up in the frozen north there is a reindeer cam, where you can see Santa visiting the deer and giving them treats.

https://reindeercam.com

OLD ENGLISH CRACKERS

They used to be a very british tradition – but now the world’s gone crackers!
Have fun and buy all sorts of crackers – or even make your own!

https://www.oldenglishcrackers.com

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS

The Christmas we celebrate now would be very familiar to children from two hundred years ago!

https://victorianchildren.org/

PLANE FINDER

If you look up and see planes in the sky, do you wonder where they’re going, or where they’ve come from? Wonder no more!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/plane-finder-ar/id390039844

GOOGLE TRACKS SANTA

Every year I track Santa with Norad – I love doing it – it makes the whole world much nearer. And this year I’m going to try the Google tracker. And so should you!

https://santatracker.google.com

CUSTOM SOCKS

Bumper stickers for your ankles! Custom socks make strutting your stuff even better than before!

https://custom.sockclub.com

REMEMBEAR

One safe place for all your passwords? Try remembear — yes, that’s not a typo. R-e-m-e-m-b-e-a-r for Android.

https://www.remembear.com

ONE MILLION WORDS

Ready to take the challenge – how quickly can YOU read one million words….????

https://www.1mwords.org

LOVING VINCENT

If you haven’t seen this amazingly constructed movie, you must. Animation with a difference and a whodunit around the death of the artist Vincent Van Gogh. Masterful.

http://lovingvincent.com

TRADESKILLS

You may not know it, but people in the trades are doing well. It’s a career to consider.

https://tradeskills.io

CATCH AND RELEASE

If you’re the outdoorsy type – but new is a bit too rich for your pocketbook, try catch and release – a consignment store with a difference.

http://catchandreleaseapp.com