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1/10/2014
09:06 AM
Elena Malykhina
Elena Malykhina
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6 Cool Apps From Uncle Sam

The US government now offers more than 100 handy apps for mobile devices. Check out new apps users rate highly.
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Alternative fueling 
Alternative Fueling Station Locator, released in December by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, is an app designed to help the public find fueling stations that offer electricity, natural gas, biodiesel, E85, propane, or hydrogen. It uses information from the Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, which houses a database of the locations of more than 15,000 alternative fueling stations throughout the US. The app is currently available for the iPhone, and allows users to select a station from a map or a list to view contact info and other details.

(Image: USA.gov)

Alternative fueling
Alternative Fueling Station Locator, released in December by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, is an app designed to help the public find fueling stations that offer electricity, natural gas, biodiesel, E85, propane, or hydrogen. It uses information from the Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, which houses a database of the locations of more than 15,000 alternative fueling stations throughout the US. The app is currently available for the iPhone, and allows users to select a station from a map or a list to view contact info and other details.

(Image: USA.gov)

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mak63
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mak63,
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1/11/2014 | 9:38:47 PM
Re: BARD
Bard is a cool app. Too bad is not released for Android devices yet. What were they thinking?
norris1231
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norris1231,
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1/11/2014 | 3:22:18 PM
Re: Didn't Know
The government is adding its touch to the APP world.  The data research on the FCC broadband speed sound good.  However, is it just another way to dip into our privacy.  It's no secret that the creation of the flat screen tv and the eradication of the old TV's was just a way to see what the government wants to see at anytime.  I would be very cautious when using any APPs created by the government.
Kristin Burnham
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1/10/2014 | 5:24:28 PM
BARD
The Bard app is neat too, especially the musical score feature.
danielcawrey
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danielcawrey,
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1/10/2014 | 10:54:21 AM
Didn't Know
I did not even realize that there was so many apps available. This is interesting. It reminds me of the government's public data program where it is allow people to download datasets. The name of that site is data.gov...
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