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10 Cool iPad Apps From Uncle Sam

The federal government has embraced mobile applications with enthusiasm, creating dozens of iPhone and Android smartphone apps. More recently, agencies have begun developing iPad apps. These 10 stand out for their visual appeal and functionality.
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The iPad version of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board's Recovery.gov app lets citizens track the progress of projects funded by the estimated $787 billion 2009 economic stimulus package. In addition to a searchable map where users can find nearby Recovery Act projects, the app provides details on project awards, including cost, description, and number of jobs created. The screen capture above shows a project by CSC to modernize the Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency’s IT systems

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