Cool App-titude

September 11, 2012
Rachel Eisenhower

The free TED app for iPad, iPhone and Android offers users more than 1,000 talks from professionals around the world. Created by TED Conferences, the program includes a searchable library of presentations on everything from science to medicine, business and music.

September 7, 2012
Rachel Eisenhower

This portable stress management tool provides users with deep breathing techniques to promote mood stabilization and anxiety management.

August 21, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

This free iPhone app helps service members and their families take control of their personal finances with videos, articles and interactive tools. It covers financial situations ranging from deployment to retirement and purchasing a home.

August 14, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

You don't need a professional camera to snap and share high-quality photos with family and friends thanks to the free Camera Awesome app for iOS, which ranks as the number one photography app in 55 countries.

August 7, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

With this free education app, knowledge is literally at your fingertips. The Khan Academy iPad app features more than 3,200 videos from the nonprofit organization's extensive library.

July 31, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Encrypt tweets and send them to select groups or individuals with the scrambls app for the iPhone or iPad. The app gives you total control over your online privacy on Twitter.

July 25, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

A new app from the Defense Department could help military members and their families tackle the mental health challenges they face in everyday life.

July 17, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Have you ever wanted to delve a little deeper into your smartphone? With the new Sensor Kinetics app, Android owners can test and monitor all the standard sensors available in their devices.

July 10, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

The Pulse News app for iPad and Android takes a visual twist on traditional RSS feeds. It provides all your content in one place with a focus on photographs to catch your eye, and it's one of the most popular news apps on the market.

July 3, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

What if your smartphone messages could self-destruct to ensure ultimate privacy and control over the content? No, it's not a scene from a spy movie. The newly released Wickr app for iPhone encrypts communication and permanently deletes personal data from your device.

June 26, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Keep tabs on astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) at all times with the free ISSLive! app for iOS and Android. The program, developed by NASA, provides live streaming data on station position, internal environment, altitude, crew activities and more.

June 19, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

The U.S. Air Force released an app that lists every event occurring at its participating United States bases. My Military Communities, or MyMC2, for Android and iOS devices features upcoming events and services along with contact information and important "quick call" buttons selected by the installation's commander.

June 12, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

The official Join In mobile app for the 2012 Olympic Games takes spectating to another level with event schedules, interactive maps, videos and more.

June 5, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Think you're a history buff? Put yourself to the test with the DocsTeach app for iPad that presents challenges based on documents from the U.S. National Archives.

May 29, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

The IED IMPACT app for iPad provides wounded warriors with a way to connect with and give back to their units. The program is designed specifically to serve the counter-improvised explosive device (IED) community.

May 22, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Life is messy-keep things simple with the Clear app for iPhone. The program lets you create any to-do list you can dream up, from your grocery items to upcoming projects at work.

May 15, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

A new Android app provides enjoyable activity suggestions to help service members returning from combat deployments improve their moods and overcome depression.

May 8, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

This free app allows Defense Department personnel and contractors to host and attend meetings from Android devices and tablets, giving users greater flexibility at work.

May 1, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

A new social language app for the iPhone takes learning out of the classroom. The free PlaySay app connects English and Spanish speaking players in a game setting where the goal is to practice real phrases and improve pronunciation.

April 24, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Get paid for shopping smart. Comparing prices has never been easier thanks to the Smoopa Price Scanner app for iPhone and Android. Simply scan the barcode on the packaging of any item and enter in the price. The program then compares it to other prices in its database.

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