A U.S. soldier used his own savings to develop an iPhone app that can help troops track the Taliban.
The National Security Agency (NSA) now has an app for aspiring agents.
Identify products, pinpoint landmarks and solve Sudoku puzzles instantly. The latest version of the Google Goggles app for Android and iPhone takes image identifying to the next level.
The USAA Mobile app for iPhone and Android offers military families branchless banking and other mobile services.
Apps for iPhone and Android provide definitions for more than 150,000 military acronyms and abbreviations.
The Brain Wave app uses soothing sounds and binaural tones to stimulate the mind and increase sleep, relaxation, focus and concentration-mental health benefits for soldiers under stress.
Technology or magic? The Word Lens app translates printed words from one language to another instantly without any Internet connection.
Take holiday shopping into your own hands-scan product bar codes to find the best prices online and at nearby stores with the Shop Savvy app for Android and iPhone.
Flash2Bang, an iPhone app for military personnel, can estimate the range of an artillery shot or the distance of an approaching thunderstorm using the sounds associated with the event.
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An app created by the wife of a U.S. Marine provides handy tools to help military spouses cope with deployment stress.
Military personnel serving overseas can record a bedtime story and send it to their children for free thanks to an iPhone app called A Story Before Bed. The program offers 100,000 free recordings to help troops connect with loved ones back home.
A new iPhone app attracting close to 80,000 new users each day taps into a huge collection of live police, firefighter, aircraft, railroad, marine, emergency and ham radios.
No more guessing games when it comes to military pay. The MilPay app for the iPhone and iPad breaks down basic pay, housing allowances and special pay using official data from the Defense Department.
The latest example of augmented reality is the Plane Finder AR app, which can instantly find the flight number, speed, altitude and more of an aircraft overhead.
Outdoor enthusiasts now have access to the Defense Department's 500-page publication titled "Survival, Evasion and Recovery" with the click of a button. The iPhone app Survival Pocket Reference teaches users the survival skills implemented in the wild by the U.S. armed forces.
American Veterans (AMVETS) announced a new mobile app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and Blackberry that allows veterans to locate AMVETS posts, find their local service officer, connect with headquarters and research veterans' issues.
The Defense Department's medical branch creates an iPhone application called iBreathe to help military personnel and veterans handle stressful situations by practicing relaxed breathing.
Want to train like a Navy SEAL or learn the basics of hand-to-hand combat with the style and power of a Marine? Two iPhone apps provide the tips, tricks and training rules that go into the physical fitness of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Controlling an anti-missile system? There's an app for that. A mobile program developed for the U.S. military serves as a refresher tool for troops assigned to the Patriot anti-missile system.