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Cool App-titude: MilPay

October 5, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

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.

Cool App-titude: Plane Finder AR

September 21, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

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.

Cool App-titude: Survival Pocket Reference

September 7, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

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.

Cool App-titude: AMVETS Mobile

August 31, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

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.

Cool App-titude: Stress Relief for Wounded Warriors

August 24, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

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.

Cool App-titude: Power in the Cloud

August 17, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

Google introduces two new mobile apps for Android devices that take advantage of cloud computing infrastructure and advanced wireless connectivity.

Cool App-titude: Navy SEAL Fitness; Marine Martial Arts

August 10, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

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.

Cool App-titude: Patriot Crew Drill

August 3, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

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.

Cool App-titude: Apps for Army Competition

July 27, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

With $30,000 up for grabs and more than 50 entries, the U.S. Army's app-development challenge will be a fight to the finish when the winners are announced next week at the LandWarNet Conference in Tampa, Florida.

Cool App-titude: Google App Inventor

July 20, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

You don't have to be a programmer to write programs. Just ask the team that created the Google App Inventor-a free application that helps users create new apps with simple drag and drop elements.

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