CCB Tech Articles, Donna’s Low Tech Tips, Apps Round Up, December 3, 2018

December 03 2018

Apps round up


Happy holidays everyone!

Hi there!  It’s Donna and thank you for allowing me to come into your inbox.

Today, I’d like to introduce you to my apps round up.


  1. Battery Monitor App (iOS, Free)


Battery Monitor, the most accurate battery life monitoring app on the App

Store. With its simple battery life calibration, you can get estimations

with down-to-the-minute accuracy (±1min)! It also have a handy widget to

access estimations anywhere!


This app contains calibration for battery usage, battery charging time and

much more, making it the most accurate on the App Store! Don’t download

those clones you find everywhere, download this FREE app now!



* ±1 min battery life accuracy*

* ±1 min charging time accuracy*

* Simple interface, easy to use

* iOS Widget for easy access

* One time battery calibration


Current Version: 1.1 (November 21, 2017)

Read Battery Monitor App’s AppleVis App Directory entry for more information

Visit Battery Monitor App’s App Store page


  1. Shortcuts (iOS, Free)


Siri Shortcuts deliver a quick way to get things done with your apps with

just a tap or by asking Siri. The Shortcuts app enables you to create

personal shortcuts with multiple steps from your favorite apps. Start from

hundreds of examples in the Gallery or drag and drop to create your own.


Shortcuts includes over 300 built-in actions and works with many of your

favorite apps including Contacts, Calendar, Maps, Music, Photos, Camera,

Reminders, Safari, Health as well as any app that supports Siri Shortcuts.


Use the Shortcuts app to:


* Get directions home, send your ETA and start listening to the news, just

by asking Siri

* Add a home screen icon that calls a loved one

* Make animated GIFs

* Make PDFs from Safari or any app with a share sheet

* Get directions to the nearest coffee shop in one tap

* Tweet the song you’re listening to

* Get all of the images on a web page

* Send a message including the last screenshot you took

* And so much more…


Shortcuts can be launched from the Today widget, from Search or by asking

Siri. You can even add an app icon to your home screen for your favorite



Shortcuts opens up incredible possibilities to automate things you do

regularly on your iPhone and iPad.


Current Version: 2.0 (September 17, 2018)

Read Shortcuts’ AppleVis App Directory entry for more information

Visit Shortcuts’ App Store page


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