After searching for bargains and cooking Turkeys you may want to chill out with some new or updated apps and get a better app rapport. Some of these apps will help you cope with upcoming holiday stresses.
- If you are having turkey angst check out the CHOW.com Thanksgiving Coach iPhone App, a free download available in the iTunes store, quickly and easily solves this issue, giving users the necessary tools and instructions to prepare a delicious meal.
- How about some music while cooking? Myxer Social Radio is a true friend-focused group listening mobile app with deep Facebook integration. The app is available for free on iOS and web. Please visit beta.myxer.fm to download the iOS and sign into the web version. With Myxer Social Radio, consumers will be able to take their entertainment and music-listening experience. Android version is coming soon.
- When you get exhausted shopping, Android Price Check Amazon lets you check prices with Amazon.com for items you find in retail stores. Scan the barcode and you will get online store pricing and information.
- To relax and watch movies there's a Netflix Android Tablet Update- the new version is ready for Kindle Fire and the new Barnes and Noble Nook. The new design is much more immersive and provides greater focus on the growing number of titles in the Netflix catalog.
- For group communication the a new Android Google Voice Update includes group texting, voice mail data caching when not connected and improved notifications.
- Bloggers who only have iPads -New iPad blogger app is now available in the AppStore. The DraftCraft blogger app works with WordPress, Blogger, LiveJournal, Chinese sina.com.cn or blog.163.com.
- Gmail for iOS is back in the App Store with better sizing and multiple account support.
- With the eFax mobile app for Android, business professionals can manage and move important documents anytime, anywhere, always staying connected.
- AbsoluteSafe, a customized app by Absolute Software provides the strongest security possible for corporate data shared or distributed via mobile. Regardless if it’s a BYOD or company issued iPad, iPhone or iPod, IT administrators can: • Securely distribute and control sensitive, confidential files to iOS devices without using email
- Shopkick, the largest location-based shopping app that rewards shoppers simply for walking into stores, announced a partnership with Old Navy to bring mobile-savvy and value driven shoppers walk-in rewards at all of Old Navy’s nearly 1,000 U.S. locations.
- Bipper's free new mobile safety app, bSafe is a PANIC BUTTON and SAFETY ALARM that connects you to your predefined list of friends in case of emergency. iOS.
- The Spreaker app (iPhone) harnesses the global reach of Facebook’s 800 million users enabling live broadcasts directly from your iPhone to the rest of the world. Simple text updates are a thing of the past now that Spreaker’s audio updates can be posted automatically as a Facebook status update. The app now comes with unlimited bandwidth and more audio storage.
- iOnRoad just launched an Android app that uses the smartphone’s camera, GPS and accelerometer to alert drivers of impending danger on the road. Similar to visual radar, the iOnRoad app maps the range of the objects in front of the driver in realtime. When the app detects risk of collision, a visual warning pops up along with a sound alert to warn the driver, allowing them take action.
- TextMe is a cross-platform and easy to use messaging application that allows you to send text messages to any phone number in United States, Canada, Mexico, China and more than Full app description
KID APPS - No Kidding
- PBS KIDS has launched its first mobile app featuring Augmented Reality technology – FETCH! Lunch Rush.
- PBS KIDS other titles include the launch of the new SUPER WHY! Alpha Boost app for iPhone and iPod Touch and the availability of Disney – Beauty & the Beast: Storybook Deluxe for the iPad. app.
- “Don’t Let The Pigeon Run This App!” – NY Times bestselling children’s author and three-time Caldecott Honor winner Mo Willems could have just plucked images from his irreverent Pigeon series, called it a day, and probably made fans happy. But Mo flew the other way, spending months developing an immersive environment that lets young readers write, illustrate and voice their own, original, irreverent Pigeon tales. Mo even played a lead role in the design, writing, voicing, and illustrating of the app. Mo’s app creation story offers a window into how big-time authors and their publishers (here, Disney Publishing) are collaborating in the tablet era.