Corkulous

By Brittani Carter, Instructional Development Services Lab Assistant

The Corkulous App created by Appigo allows you to collect, organize and share your ideas. This app requires your iPhone, iPod Touch and/or iPad to operate with the iOS version 5.0 or later. Corkulous is a multi-purpose app that contains a corkboards setting where you can place/take notes, labels, photos, contacts, and tasks. It allows you to place all of your invigorating ideas visually on one board. This app is great for creating vision boards, vacation planning, to-do lists, etc. Corkulous is very easy to use. You can select the type of item you’re adding by opening up the virtual set of drawers at the bottom of the screen. You can imbed corkboards within another corkboard. You can export PDFs of your whole corkboard. Or take screenshots and save them to your Photo Library.  You can resize a post-it note so that it can hold a lot of text.  Its super easy to select, move or edit items. It also allows you to search the content in your corkboards. There are two versions of this app, paid and free. With the free version you are limited to one board that you can modify. This version also allows you to connect with your drop box account and view boards created by other Corkulous users. The paid $4.99 version allows you the same features as the free addiction with a few added bonuses which include: nested boards (boards inside boards), iCloud Support, Drop Box Support, Board Templates, Passcode Lock, and Export/import Files. Overall, Corkulous is a great convenient app that allows you to stay organized and ahead of the game.

For more information on Corkulous visit http://www.appigo.com/corkulous.

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TechTip:

By Amanda Richards, Instructional Development Services Lab Assistant

When you first begin using corkulous your corkboard will be blank. In order to access your tools click on the filing cabinet and drag it open.

opening screen

opening screen

Once the cabinet has opened you will have 7 tools that are available for use. Starting from the left they are Labels, post it notes, check list, note cards, contacts, pictures, and flags. The last icon available is to open multiple corkboards but this option is only available to Corkulous Pro users and is available for a one time fee of $4.99.

tool bar

tool bar

Labels can be used to add titles to lists or title pictures and other elements.

Labels

Labels

Post its can be used to organize your thoughts and are available in a wide array of colors.

post its

post its

You can create mini checklists on different areas of your cork board or to add specific tasks and to do’s to a project that you are working on.

check list

Note cards can be used to have a title with additional information or a description of the topic.

note cards

note cards

The next icon can be used to insert an existing contact or create a new contact for quick access.

insert contact

insert contact

The icon that looks like a photo album can be used to insert or take a photo to be displayed on the corkboard.

insert picture

insert picture

The last icon that is available in the free version are flags. Flags can be used to draw attention or make a point about any photos, contacts or notes on your corkboard.

flags

flags


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