Cool App-titude

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.

April 3, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Do you have a creative app solution to help students explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)? If so, you could be a winner in the U.S. Defense Department's mobile app challenge running from now through June 4, 2012. Get details on how to enter.

March 27, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Soldiers can now purchase 12 mobile training apps from the newly launched Army Software Marketplace. The apps, developed through the Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications initiative, are approved for Army-wide use and available at www.marketplace.army.mil.

March 20, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Giving gifts just got a whole lot easier. The Karma app for iPhone and Android helps you track meaningful events and instantly send personalized gifts to friends and family.

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.

March 6, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

A new app from the U.S. Defense Department provides wounded warriors with a comprehensive mobile resource guide. The Compensation and Benefits Handbook for Wounded, Ill and Injured Members of the Armed Forces is available for Android and iOS devices.

February 28, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Channel surfing gets social. The free Peel app for iOS and Android makes personalized recommendations for TV shows based on your viewing history and what your friends are watching.

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.

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.

February 7, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

This app serves as a quick reference for primary care providers working with patients experiencing a mild traumatic brain injury along with other co-occurring conditions, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, chronic pain and substance abuse.

January 31, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Get a new perspective on the world with the Layar app for iPhone and Android that displays real-time information over top of the image on your phone's camera.

January 17, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

Prepare for your next business trip with the click of a button. The Yelp app transforms your smartphone into a mobile tour guide by helping you locate the best places to visit.

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.

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.

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.

December 13, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Looking for a way to spread holiday cheer? With the Donation Connection app for iPhone, giving back to your favorite charity is only a tap away.

December 6, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

'Tis the season for giving. This free fundraising tool transforms app users into "virtual bell ringers" collecting funds for the Salvation Army with the click of a button.

November 30, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

A new app from the U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service challenges users to see if they have what it takes to design the next generation of military aircraft. The free program lets you build and fly your own planes-from fighter jets to remotely piloted bombers.

November 22, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Make sure you're prepared for the busiest shopping day of the year: November 25. Use the TGI Black Friday app for iPhone or Android to compare all the best deals with the click of a button.

November 1, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Social networking with a video twist. The mobile-to-mobile video network allows users to share and watch 15-second video clips right from their phones.

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