I attended the Wisconsin Association of Public Libraries conference in Pewaukee, WI May 2-4.
Appy Hour was a panel presentation with website extensions, websites, and app recommendations. Here’s the list I jotted down:
- PrintFriendly Chrome Extension. Print without graphics (like ads).
- Tab Resize – split-screen layout
- FireShot – screenshot, like the Microsoft Snipping Tool
- Goo.gl – shortened URL and QR code generator
- CamScanner.com – convert your photo into a PDF or JPG
- JustFacts.com – media bias and fact check
- Photofy.com – for creating social media
- Skitch – adding highlights or arrows to images quickly
- Litsy.com – reading log and timer. like Instagram but for books. Share quick quotes, pictures, and reviews
- Instafreebie.com – free ebooks
- TotalBooxcom – pay for only how much you read
- Bookbub.com/BookRiot.com – ebook sales, book world news
- BigOven.com – takes three ingredients and your leftovers and helps you put a meal together. (also an app)
- Leio – keep track of your reading progress and habits (leio.co)
- BigOven – takes three ingredients and your leftovers and helps you put a meal together.
- Paprika – paid app to organize your recipes, add to shopping list and sync across devices
- Waze – social GPS. People can mark if there are accidents or slowdowns in real time.
- GasBuddy – find and report the lowest prices for gas.
- Dark Sky Weather – $3.99 one time fee. Totally worth it according to the presenter.
- Kinsa – thermometer app
- Lux Light Meter – measures brightness
- Knitt – keeps track of rows
- NY Times Crossword – free mini puzzle every day
- CPR Tempo – provides beat for performing CPR
- WhatsApp – texting service between phones and is a replacement for regular SMS text messages
- Adobe Photoshop Express – simple photoshop editing
- Propeller – inhaler monitor tracker for asthma and COPD. App is free, device is paid.
- I Am Sober-Sobriety Counter – encourages you to stay sober
- WattPad – writing of fanfic/original works. Teens love it. Upload content and get feedback on it