Need life-saving information at your fingertips? The Red Cross has an app for that.
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Monday, July 30, 2012
The American Red Cross has launched its official first aid app, putting free and simple lifesaving information right in the hands of smart phone users. This app is the first in a series to be created by the American Red Cross, the nation’s leader in first aid and emergency preparedness information. It’s also the only first aid app created or endorsed by the American Red Cross for use on both the Android and iPhone platforms. It gives instant access to information on how to handle the most common first aid situations, and includes videos and interactive quizzes. Users who take quizzes can earn badges they can share with friends through social media to show off their lifesaving knowledge. Due to the rapid increase in smart phone users, the …
Want to make sure you're getting the most bang for your buck? Check out these smartphone apps that help ease the Black Friday burden.
While plotting routes around malls or staking out territory with sleeping bags, here's some apps that make your shopping successful: 1. TGI Black Friday: Called "the crown jewel of Black Friday apps," TGI Black Friday compiles all the Black Friday deals into one place so you can comparison shop. Users can view ads from most major retailers, as well as sign up for push notifications of new ads as they come along. Did we mention that the app is free? 2. Shop Savvy: Shop Savvy uses bar code scanning technology to help you find the lowest price advertised. Because no one wants to be the person who finds their new television was actually cheaper next door, right? 3. Decide.com: Decide.com is like Shop Savvy, but it is electronics specific. What…