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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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U.S. Customs and Border Protection's aptly named Airport Wait Times mobile site provides the wait times--the estimated time from landing until passengers are screened by Customs agents--for arriving flights at 23 international airports. The calculated wait times reflect data from the past 12 months, based on time of year, airport, and terminal. CBP points out, however, that wait times don't include getting your bags or exiting the airport.

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