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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

7 hours ago

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Young MN Millionaires: Nerdery CEO Mike Derheim

What makes a nerd? Mike Derheim, 35, and two partners started The Nerdery with a couple hundred bucks. Its annual revenue in 2013 was more than $52 million.

04/15/2014

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3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right Now

Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.

03/12/2014

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Not Getting Enough Sleep? There’s An App For That

Are you getting enough sleep at night? Many who don’t turn to medications. But what about using your phone to get an extra few minutes of sleep? We are taking a closer look at smartphone sleep apps to determine if they’re good for your health.

10/10/2013

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Apps Changing The Way Students Learn

Taking notes has changed from the days of scribbling in your spiral notebook, and even from the days of typing on your laptop. Now, it’s all about the app.

09/11/2013

Tax App

Need Tax Help? There’s An App For That

There are lots of websites and software available, but you may not have thought of smartphone apps for doing your taxes.

03/01/2013

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Real Minn. Housewife Gives Expert Coupon Advice

Clipping coupons can be a lot of work just to save a few cents. But savings as much as $100 a month is now simple — thanks to smartphones.

02/04/2013

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Smartphone Apps For Your Fall Trip

As summer fades, fall bursts and for those looking to hit the road for a glimpse of those colors, a few apps can point you in the right direction. To make the most of your trip, you just need your smartphone.

09/25/2012

Time To Move App

App Reminds People To Get Up And Move

On average, people sit for 10 hours each day, more than most people sleep in a night! That’s why a St. Paul man created an app to get people up and at ‘em.

07/18/2012

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New App Nevus Helps Keep Skin Healthy

Your skin is the biggest organ in your body, and now there’s a new app that can help you keep it healthy. The app presents a new way to track changes in your skin and be proactive about your skin care, and it was developed by a local dermatologist.

06/12/2012

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Keep Safe This Summer With These Apps

Summer means swimming, sunshine and fun, but it can also be a risky season with families hitting the beach, the pool and the trails on bikes.

06/04/2012

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Smartphone Apps Claim To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay, But Do They Work?

There’s a new weapon in the battle against mosquitoes: smartphone apps that make sounds mosquitoes are supposed to hate.

05/29/2012

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Apps & Accountability: The New Frontier In Fitness

People have been working out and dieting as long as we can remember. And they’re still looking for ways to do it better. So it’s no wonder that health clubs and app developers keep coming up with new ideas.

05/21/2012

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New ‘Baby Connect’ App Helps Parents Keep Tabs

New technology is changing the way parents can stay connected with their young children. Now they can know exactly how their kid is doing, even when they’re at work, thanks to a $5 app.

03/21/2012

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The Good Life For Less: A Look Back At 2011

The economy seemed to be top of mind this year — jobs, budgets and stock market swings. This blog is all about taking those things into consideration and finding ways for you to continue doing the things that make life more enjoyable — living the good life without costing you more money.

12/28/2011

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