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10 Handy Mobile Apps From Uncle Sam

Take a look at federal agencies' newest iPhone, Android, and mobile applications, ranging from a Smokey Bear wildfire-tracking app to an app that advises you how long it will take to clear customs at the airport.
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The National Archives and Records Administration's DocsTeach app for the iPad incorporates documents of historical significance. Teachers can use the related website, DocsTeach.org, to create activities for their iPad-equipped students. They might use, for example, the U.S. Constitution or Thomas Edison's patent filing for the light bulb. Users can zoom in and inspect the documents.

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