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Illinois to Consider Adding PTSD; Other Conditions to Medical Marijuana Program

CHICAGO, IL — A special review board charged with making recommendations to the Illinois Department of Public Health will hold a public hearing …

Medical Marijuana For Veterans Narrowly Defeated In The House

On Thursday, the House narrowly defeated an amendment that would allow Department of Veterans Affairs doctors to discuss the use of medical marijuana …

Apple pushing music labels to kill free Spotify streaming ahead of Beats relaunch

Aggressive tactics from the music giant have garnered scrutiny from the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission<p>The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission are looking closely into Apple’s business practices in relation to its upcoming music streaming service, according …

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Robotic futures: Telepresence your way into work

When you can not get to a meeting or inspect a warehouse in person, the next best thing is to transport yourself there remotely.<p>'Telepresence' is fast gaining traction in the workplace as videoconferencing and other technological tools become ever more sophisticated. Today users can remotely …

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Evernote's Penultimate for iPad Gets a Redesigned Pen Menu

Evernote today updated its Penultimate handwriting iPad app with easier pen selection and stylus pairing, natural gestures for turning digital pages and a fresh note layout for its regular Evernote apps.<p>The pen selection menu was redesigned for today’s update, giving users the ability to set a …

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Amazon Fire TV vs. Chromecast: what’s the better deal?

With the announcement of the Fire TV, Amazon has inserted itself into the already pretty crowded media streaming device market, challenging Google, Apple, Roku, and the myriad other me-too devices. But how does it compare to what’s already available?<p>While there are other big players in the market, …

6 Great Sites and Apps for Taking Fitness Classes at Home

Not everybody is motivated to work out consistently by themselves, which is why fitness classes are so popular. Somehow having an instructor bossing …

IFTTT Supports iOS Push Notifications, Looks Great on iPad

If you’re a user of popular personal productivity service IFTTT (If This Then That) who also has an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, maybe you’ve wished that you could use iOS push notifications in your recipes. Well, from today you can, and there’s also a new universal version of the iOS app, complete …

iMassage app review: a helpful guide

Introduction<p>If you have ever pampered yourself by getting a massage or reflexology treatment then you know exactly how beneficial it can be. The …

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A Transport Tycoon Update Has Just Rolled Into The App Store

All aboard! A new update for Transport Tycoon, the iOS port of Chris Sawyer’s legendary PC game, has docked in the App Store. Featuring new …

10 Image Editing Tools To Make Photos Fit for Social Sharing

Creating images for social sharing has come a long way from when Hipstamatic started filtering early iPhone photos.<p>We rounded up 10 apps and tools to help you create, edit, manage and share engaging images. Each tool gets a rating from 0 to 5 on three factors: function, ease-of-use, and …

Google News - Apps on Google Play

Google News organizes what’s happening in the world to help you learn more about the stories that matter to you.<p>With Google News, you’ll see:<p>Your …

Sparkle Mac web page editor will seem familiar to page layout fans

Sparkle is a new web page editor for the Mac, now available in public beta form. It's still pretty raw, but the first version should give you an idea …

BT Sport is Coming to Chromecast on April 7

<i>Update: The BT Sport mobile app for Android and iOS now supports Chromecast streaming.</i><p>Good news for sports fans in the UK: BT Sport will be made available to stream via Chromecast.<p>Google launched Chromecast in the UK and ten new countries just a couple of weeks back, but the BBC was the only …

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Vine Update Introduces Private Messaging For Text And Video

Have you ever wanted a better, more private way to communicate with your friends and other users on Vine? Well, you’re in luck. In today’s Vine …

The best iPhone apps for NBA

If you love basketball then you need to have a look at this list of the best iPhone apps for NBA.<p>This is the future, see!<p>Official app of the …

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Walk with Map My Walk+ app review: a friendly and easy-to-use tracking tool to motivate you to improve your activity levels

Introduction<p>Whether you are looking to lose weight via participating in cardiovascular activities, or you want to increase your activity levels …

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Apple seeds OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 build 13D33 to developers

After seeding the fourth OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 beta (build 13D28) to developers a week ago, Apple today pushed out another pre-release version of the update, Mavericks 10.9.3 (build 13D33). Like previous builds, Apple is once again asking developers to focus on Graphics Drivers, Audio, Safari, and …

FLO Cycling - appPicker

The FLO Cycling App brings the latest cycling and triathlon news to your iPhone. Get the latest news from the following publishers.<p>- FLO Cycling<br>- …

Cycling

The best iPhone and iPad apps for job hunters

Today's economic climate means those seeking a job all have to get and maintain an edge over other job candidates if they want to score that job. To …

Employment

Navy SEAL Fitness app review: train like a real Navy SEAL

Introduction<p>Navy SEALs are known as being some of the fittest and enduring people on the planet, and with this very cool iPhone and iPad app you can …

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Going Paperless:Using Quick Notes in the New Evernote App for iOS 7

Last week, in preparation for the release of iOS 7, Evernote released a beautiful new app for iPhone and iPads. The new app is packed with nice …

9 iOS 7 Tips for iPhone & iPad Users

In June, Apple promised to deliver the iOS 7 update to iPhone and iPad users in the fall. In September, Apple kept its word by announcing a September …