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10 Helpful Apps From Uncle Sam

Mobile apps created by federal agencies will help you track NASA missions, travel smoothly and even get tax advice. Check out our latest guide to apps from Uncle Sam.
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Smart Traveler is a State Department app designed to help U.S. citizens find their way safely when traveling abroad. It provides maps, travel alerts and warnings; U.S. embassy locations; and other information. Users can register with the State Department's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP), which lets family and friends reach them in case of emergency. Available for Android and iPhone.

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3/4/2013 | 6:42:08 PM
re: 10 Helpful Apps From Uncle Sam
Information Week only had one important New Year's Resolution this year. '"No Slide Show Articles with out a prominent 'View-as-one-page' link." How's that working out for you so far?
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3/5/2013 | 2:30:12 PM
re: 10 Helpful Apps From Uncle Sam
There are definitely some must-have apps in this listing. Every parent should have the FBI's Child ID app. And having lived through Hurricane Sandy this year, the FEMA app looks invaluable. The other one I think I will download onto my iPhone is the Red Cross's First Aid app, which could be a life saver.
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