apps, extensions, and tools – oh my!

Hello and welcome to another edition of apps + chrome extensions + nifty sites with Vicky!  I honestly need to sit down and come up with a better name for these things, it’s getting to be kind of a mouthful. I know I normally do these separately but I haven’t been doing anything drastically different lately to warrant two posts.

tl;dr of this post – icon pack + calendar widget // photo editing // new tab page that swears at you // i miss jobmine // infographics

If any of the above even vaguely interest you keep on reading!

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essential app roundup: fall 2016

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of my app posts and in that time I’ve accumulated more apps that I use on a pretty regular basis that I think would be super handy for people (students particularly!) . This collection has everything from more calendar widgets to fun tools for social media!

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podcasts

Seemingly out of nowhere, people are all about podcasts (watch this hilarious video on the zombie-like mentality of people when they talk about podcasts). When did this even begin?? I’m sure I could find you the answer online but that was a rhetorical question.

Personally, I like them because I spend a fair amount of time in transit between places and I get to absorb content along the way from point A to point B.

Are podcasts for you? Maybe. Maybe not. I think the trick is to find what content you want to be listening to. I’ve put together a list of my favourite podcasts so if you need to kill a few hours a day, give some of these a try and get back to me on what you thought. Or if you have some preferred ones of your own, let me know that too because I’m always down to find new ones.

Keep reading below for some of my recommendations!

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