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Cool App-titude: Newsy for iPad

April 17, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Reading the news isn't the only option for people who want to stay in the loop. The free Newsy app for iPad features 2-3 minute video presentations that summarize current events by drawing from multiple sources. Rather than simple aggregating content, the program aims to analyze it.

Cool App-titude: CloudOn for iPad

March 13, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Want to take your work on the road? The CloudOn app lets you access Microsoft Office from your iPad.

Cool App-titude: Army OneSource

February 22, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

A series of free Army OneSource apps provide users with resources on the go. Developed by the U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command, the apps make it easy to find local services, manage money and stay up-to-date on the Army Family Action Plan.

Cool App-titude: iTunes U

February 14, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Imagine taking Ivy League courses without stepping foot inside a classroom or paying a dime. Thanks to the iTunes U app, you can access thousands of free classes from universities and schools around the globe right on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.

Cool App-titude: Dijit Universal Remote

January 10, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Clear away the coffee table clutter. The Dijit Universal Remote app transforms your iPhone, iPad or Android into a one-stop control for all the different media players and sound systems in your home.

Cool App-titude: Bills for iPad or iPhone

January 3, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Is your New Year's resolution to get your finances in order? If so, the Bills app for the iPhone or iPad could help you track and control how much you spend each month.

Cool App-titude: Holiday Travel

December 20, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Preparing to leave town for a holiday trip? Make sure you have everything you need with the Packing (+TO DO!) app for the iPhone or iPad.

iPad to the Rescue

August 19, 2011

A science-based software tool for the iPad allows first responders to learn from models of building damage and other conditions that occur after a disaster. Developed by Sandia National Laboratories, the Standard Unified Modeling, Mapping and Integration Toolkit (SUMMIT) enables firefighters, medics and police officers to visualize damaged buildings.

Cool App-titude: Dragon Dictation

August 2, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Speak and instantly see your words transcribed into text or email messages. These voice recognition programs create messages five times faster than typing on a keyboard.

Cool App-titude: Evernote

July 12, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Turn your smartphone into an extension of your brain with the free Evernote app. It helps you remember anything and everything using notes, snapshots and recordings.

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