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Location: Building B, 2nd Floor
Resources For Personal Growth: Academic, Physical, Emotional, and Organizational
This free app provides instruction and resources to prepare for and survive all types of emergency situations. By the American Red Cross
Keyring is an App which helps keep track of rewards, membership, and Id cards. It automatically sorts the items added, and it is extremely self-explanatory and easy to use. One has the option of either taking pictures of the front and back of a card, or manually entering a title and number. Keyring is available in both Android and iOS formats.
Just Watch is accessible by website, as well as Android app, which is strongly recommended. This is an excellent resource which allows you to select which streaming services you have access to (including Hoopla!), and then browse not only the currently available content, but it will update daily with any new additions as they arrive to your selected streaming services. It's easy to bookmark materials you want to watch at a later date.
Password organization. You can use this to keep track of all of your passwords, enabling you to just memorize the one "master password" to enter this app. Along with organizing and keeping track of all your passwords (including wifi passwords), this app offers the ability to scramble your normal passwords making them far more secure. Best of all, you don't have to type anything in- it'll know when you reach a password field, and you can let it automatically put your password in (after you have verified your own identity of course).
A digital "To-Do" list. This application is convenient, with a simple interface which makes creating digital "to-do" lists an easy task. It gives the option of assigning a due-date, and smoothly integrates with gmail and your google calendar. This app is available for Android as well as iOS. There is an option for a paid upgrade, but the upgrade is unnecessary and is not required after any period of time.
one-time small purchase fee with this app. Created by the American red cross, it provides instruction for dog and cat owners on what actions to take in various emergency situations including poison ingestion, abrasions, etc. It also explains preventative preparation, including how to get a baseline of your pet so you know the normal heart rhythm, etc. By the American Red Cross
An excellent resource for identification, as well as communicating with other bird enthusiasts. Includes an excellent social element that allows users to pinpoint their exact location (if they are using a GPS enabled device), and share said location with the rest of the Audubon community. Some birds have more details than others- the most detailed provide pictures of the birds in all phases of life and both genders. It also has some bird calls labelled such as "alarm" (the sound the species of bird makes when it sees a predator near), "mating call" etc.
Excellent for bio majors, this app is based on scientific classifications (Kingdom, phylum, Class, Family, Genus, Species). Thus far it appears to only be available in Android platform.
Helps to keep track of garden/house plants, with indicators when it’s time to water them.
Android app to help detect and identify plant diseases, maintain plant health, etc.
Lists of animal and plant life that can be found in a selected area, or if GPS is enabled, in the area where you are located at time of use. (One of my personal favorites, although it still needs a lot of work to accurately cover the entire spectrum of animal life including insects, etc.)
PictureThis- Plant Identification
A fairly self-explanatory app- if you see a plant that you think is interesting or are otherwise curious about, take a picture of it with your phone- this app aims to identify it for you. Available in both Android and iOS.
This is an App to help with training your dog.
Google Translate - an excellent way to translate documents. Also provides some audio input/output.
An app that changes the background on your phone/tablet to a new work of art each day. Bonus feature: skillfully blurs images so that you can still see all of the apps on your screen- to see the image clearly, simply double tap your home screen and the blurriness dissipates for a short period of time allowing you to admire the art.
This is an app that allows you to personally help fight human trafficking. It's simple, and can be enormously helpful to law enforcement- everyone should have this app!
Tips and Tricks that help make math more accessible to those less naturally inclined towards mathematical ability.
Grasshopper: Learn to Code for Free
A constantly updated resource that provides links to articles about current events/trending stories from almost every news-source imaginable.
An Android application that provides access to both podcasts and live radio programs. Intuitive, easy to use, and excellent variety.
Collectively known as "The Front Page of the Internet" Reddit connects people from all over the world through their shared interests. There are a number of apps that have been created for both Android and iOS platforms, simply get to your favorite smartphone/tablet application provider, and search "Reddit."
Available for both iOS and Android, this is a GPS app that integrates user feedback- you receive notifications on accidents, speed traps, traffic, etc.
Find gas stations and prices based on your location. Available for Android and iOS.
Use your phone to scan documents and upload them in .pdf format. This is a simple but extremely useful application that seamlessly integrates with google drive. If you're reading a book or looking at some type of material that you cannot keep, this app makes it easy to scan the item, tag it with key words, and upload it to google drive.
This application is for Android only. An easy and convenient way to turn your smart phone or tablet into a voice-recorder. It makes recording memos to yourself, or interviews for a paper a snap, and it's user interface is extremely intuitive and straight-forward.
Create a digital "Brainstorming Web".
Limited free version, but the app is not expensive- what is available for free is enough to allow the user to determine if it is worth accessing the paid features, or if it's not an item they will use. This app has an extremely simple and intuitive interface, with the option of endless sub-genres. Excellent for brainstorming everything from essay subject ideas to life goals. Available for multiple operating systems, including Android and iOS.
Planking 30 Day Challenge- this App is exactly what it sounds like, walking you through 30 days of planking.