Here are some more apps that you might find useful! 10 best Android flashlight apps with no extra permissions Flashlight apps are a dying breed. Google began adding them to Android as early as Lollipop and OEMs have been including them on their OEM skins for far longer. The need for this dwindles as … 5 best apps for helping during a hurricane Hurricane Irma is currently blasting Florida. We're not even two weeks out from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The Southern United States in general is having a rough time. There are a bunch … Medical ID Price: Free / $4.99 Medical ID is one of the better emergency apps. It covers the basics like ICE information, medical contacts, emergency, and other such things. You can also add things like birthday, allergies, blood type, and current medications. The app also features a persistent notification on the lock screen in case emergency services need to see it. This one is best for those with chronic … [Read more...] about 5 best emergency apps and other emergency things your phone can do!
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Welcome to the weekly roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Market or were spotted by us in the previous 2 weeks or so. This is the app roundup. The game roundup from this week can be found here and the tablet app roundup here. Please wait for this page to load in full in order to see the AppBrain widgets, which include ratings and pricing info. Looking for the previous roundup editions? Find them here. Featured App Tasks N Todos - ToDo List Manager Tasks N Todos is a TODO manager from Handy Apps, the developer of such well received apps as Easy Money and Tip N Split Tip Calculator. Tasks N Todos combines a pleasant interface with powerful functions, and supports both tablets and phones (see screenshots of both UIs below), including Ice Cream Sandwich. The app synchronizes with Google Tasks using the official Tasks API, so you won't have to worry about losing your data - it lives in the cloud. Yup, that also means … [Read more...] about 45 Best (And 1 WTF) New Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (1/23/12
Apple has officially released CareKit, its medical framework that will be the backdrop of all its health-related services. Along with the software, four new apps utilizing CareKit are now available on the App Store.CareKit lets developers collect medical data to help people better understand and manage their health, but the software will also provide an easy way to share all this data with physicians and other caregivers to help with diagnosis and treatment. With more and more sensors on the Apple Watch and the iPhone being utilized to monitor our health, Apple hopes CareKit will be utilized to bridge the time between doctor visits.“Rather than relying solely on doctor visits, you’ll be able to regularly track your symptoms and medications, and even share the information with your care team for a bigger — and better — picture of your health,” the company writes on its CareKit landing page.The four CareKit apps available to download … [Read more...] about You can download the first apps using Apple’s CareKit now
A Seattle, Washington man is alive today thanks to an app created by a former northern California fire chief. When Stephen DeMont collapsed in front of the University of Washington Medical Center on October 14th, a 911 call activated alerts to CPR-trained responders in close proximity to the incident, as reported by the Associated Press.The alerts were sent out by PulsePoint, which has two functions. The location-aware app notifies nearby people who are trained in CPR and have the app installed on their phones that an incident has occurred and gives the location of the stricken person. The app also provides directions to the nearest publicly accessible Automated External Defibrillator (AED).In DeMont’s case, he collapsed outside the hospital when he got off his bicycle. Medical student Zach Forcade saw him in distress and started performing chest compressions. Forcade also told a bystander to call 911. The 911 call triggered an alert that went out immediately to 41 … [Read more...] about Seattle man is alive today thanks to smartphone app alerts
Clairvoyance may be just an app away.While it won’t help you foresee developments in your love life or the likelihood of a big raise, ColdSense may be able to see the future in terms of your health. It’s the first iPhone app meant to help you evaluate your chances of catching the common cold. Taking advantage of our addictions to our smartphones, cold and allergy relief company Zicam has come out with a new app that tracks both your lifestyle and your surrounding environment to determine whether your colleague’s incessant sneezing just may keep you bedridden next week.“We live in an age when nearly everyone has a smartphone with them 24/7,” said M’lou Walker, CEO of Zicam. “And because we take them everywhere, our smartphones can help alert us to our likelihood of exposure to the common cold. The result is ColdSense, na app that leverages smartphone data to help do just that.”By tapping into your smartphone’s ability … [Read more...] about Think you feel a cold coming on? ColdSense app will tell you if you’re right
If you’re the kind of person who likes to plan their own vacations without the help of tour guides or travel agents, you probably look no further than your smartphone to do most of the work. Thanks to the myriad of mobile apps, no longer do you have to type out a whole itinerary and just keep everything you could possibly need right in your phone. If you can get your phone unlocked, you’ll even be able to use your phone abroad to help tackle those language barriers. Before jumping on the plane, make sure you have these eight essential travel apps to help plan, coordinate, and organize every part of your trip.Tripit (Free: iOS | Android | Blackberry | Windows Phone 7)One of the best possible travel organization apps to exist, Tripit stores all the logistics of your travel information in one place for easy, chronological viewing. From flight confirmations, hotel vouchers, car rentals, and more, the app will even alert you if something in your travel plans changes. The … [Read more...] about 8 essential travel planning apps to take abroad
While the App Store and Google Play have their share of frivolous apps and games, there are also great utility apps out there that can serve more serious, possibly life-saving purposes. From first aid apps to medical emergency information, suicide prevention and disaster preparedness, here are 10 apps that could help save lives. First Aid by American Red Cross (Android, iOS) (Free) The First Aid app (Android, iOS) by the American Red Cross is an ad- and clutter-free first aid app that's a great resource if you're looking to learn about basic first aid, disaster preparedness, or need immediate emergency aid. The Learn tab provides users with basic first aid lessons for a variety of topics, accompanied by videos, diagrams and FAQs, while the Emergency tab provides condensed, easy-to-follow instructions, as well as a big red button for calling 911. Additional features include disaster preparedness tips and checklists, as well as links to other American Red Cross Apps and resources.Blood … [Read more...] about 10 Apps That Could Save a Life
Mobile apps have emerged as sizzling-hot retail and marketing tools. As apps for smartphones and tablets approach ubiquity – App Annie predicts that by 2021, the app economy worldwide will hit a stunning $6.3 trillion – apps are increasingly advantageous for small local businesses. Bars, restaurants, flower shops, hairdressers, medical professionals, and community-based goods and services of all types are using apps to improve the customer experience.The primary reason is burgeoning device popularity and the amount of time people spend with mobile apps on their devices. According to the research firm eMarketer, mobile phones will rest in the hands of 67.3 percent of the population in 2017, totaling 219.8 million users. And those hands are busy tapping away at mobile apps, which account for 50 percent of time spent on digital media for U.S. residents over 18, according to comScore's 2017 U.S. Mobile App Report.That's a lot of people. The question is not whether your company … [Read more...] about Do You Need an App for Your Small Business?
After much research and analysis of credit card processors, we recommend Square as the best mobile credit card processor for small businesses. Ease of useSmall businesses that use Square rave about how easy it is to use. From setup to equipment and software, Square offers one of the quickest ways to accept credit cards on mobile devices.Here's why:Straightforward pricing. Understanding pricing structures is one of the most confusing aspects of accepting credit cards. Square accepts all major credit cards — Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express — at a flat rate of 2.75 percent per swipe, or 3.5 percent plus 15 cents per transaction for manually keyed-in cards. A Square representative confirmed that these rates apply to all transactions, and that there are no monthly fees, setup fees or other, hidden fees associated with using Square.No merchant account. Unlike many credit card processors, Square doesn't require a merchant account, so you don’t … [Read more...] about Square Review: Best Mobile Credit Card Processing Solution
After much research and analysis of credit card processors, we recommend Stripe as the best online credit card processor for small business. Ease of useStripe users, including the small business owners we spoke with, rave about how easy the service is to use. So we decided to find out ourselves. Stripe isn't just easy to use for businesses, but it simplifies checkout for customers as well.For businesses. To start using Stripe, simply sign up for an account, fill out your business and bank information, activate your account, and choose a processing method (more on this below). From our experience, registration and setup were a breeze. The process was very straightforward and presented in a clean, intuitive way, so it only took a few moments to get our accounts up and running. We also liked how a collection of how-to guides greeted us when we first signed in, which helped us get started instead of blindly navigating the service.After setting up our account, we explored the … [Read more...] about Stripe Review: Best Online Credit Card Processing Solution