With The Rising Cases Of Coronavirus, Some States Have Created A Coronavirus Notification App That Can Send Alerts, Via Bluetooth, When A Person Is Close To Someone Infected. Now, Unless One Is Masked-Up, The App Only Informs You After Exposure. But, At Least, You Now Know To Take Precautions To Avoid Infecting Others. Ingenious!
Have A Song Stuck In Your Head That You Can’t Seem To Remember The Name Or Lyrics? Well, The Google Search App Can Now Help With That. All You Need Do Is “Tap The Mic Icon Or Use The Google Assistant, And Say “What’s This Song?” Or Click The “Search A Song” Button. And Then Start Humming For 10-15 Seconds” To Find The Song. Pretty Cool!
A Rental App Called Swimply, Touted As The Airbnb For Pools, Will Let You Rent A Pool From Neighbors, Especially When Going To Public Pools Are Ill-Advised During This Era Of COVID-19. The Cost Of Renting A Pool Varies, With An Average Cost Of $45/Hr, Depending On Pool Area Size, Amenities, Timing, And Demand, Etc.
Pretty Cool Australian First In Eyewear Technology App, The Lens Scanner, Which Can Enable Anyone Retrieve Their Own Prescription Lens Online By Performing Their Own Eye Test With The Same Accuracy As A Lensmeter, Commonly Found At The Optician. The Prescription Can Then Be Applied To Any Glass That One Chooses To Purchase Online.
Vision Eye Test - How to find your Glasses Prescription at home with Lens Scanner App
The New App, “Mon Ami,” Created By Two Stanford Graduates, Is Almost Like The RentAFriend App, Except It Pairs Students With Like-Minded Seniors That Pay $25/Hr For Companionship Visit. The Creators Said The App Was Built To Help Combat Loneliness Given The Alarming Statistics That 1 In 3 Americans Over 45 Struggle With Loneliness.
The New App, SnakeSnap Is More Like The iNaturalist App. However, It Does More Than Identify The Names Of This Specific Species Of Animal, The Snake, Thereby, Increasing One’s Chance Of Survival In The Event Of A Bite. The App Also Provides Connections To Immediate Resources, Fire Departments, Or Other Emergency Information.
The Anti-Groping Smartphone App, Called Digi Police, Which Was Developed By Japanese Police, Is Highly Popular Among Women In Japan. The App Is Said To Deter Any Would Be Offender With Many functions Including A Help Text Display And An Alarm. It Also Includes Maps Where Groping is Most Common. Cool!!
A Do It Yourself First Smart Phone App, Which Can Help Parents Detect Ear Infection Via Fluid Build Up In A Kid’s Ear, Has Been Developed By the University Of Washington Researchers. The App Works By Using The Frequency Of Chirps Reflected Off The Eardrum To Determine Possible Ear Infection. Pretty Cool!!
First smartphone app that can hear ear infections in children
A New Dating App Has Been Created For Cows And Bulls In The U.K. The App, Called Tudder, Like Tinder, Allows Farmer Or Breeders To Swipe To The Left Or Right To Either Accept Or Reject Potential Breeding Partners. Let’s Not Stop There, What About Other Animals Like Dogs And Cats?
Many of Us Get So Easily Distracted That We Hardly Get Anything Done. Now, There Is An App For That. A Brain Training Game App, called Decoder, Has Been Developed By Researchers At Cambridge University, And It Is Said To Have The Same Effect As Ritalin, A Medication, With Regards To Helping People Stay Focused.
Pretty Cool! The First Smart App Called “Second Chance” Is Said To Be Able To Monitor Opioid Overdose From 3 Feet Away. The App, Which Uses Sonar, Is Said To Be Able To Detect Overdose Symptoms From A Person’s Breathing Pattern 90% Of The Time. When Overdose Is Detected The Apps Sends Out A Call For Help.
Any Help Towards Solving Long Shopping Check-out Queues Would Be Much Appreciated. This Is What An App, Perpule, In India Does. It Enables A User To Find Their Product, Scan The Bar Code, And Then Pay For It Via The App, Thereby Bypassing The Long Queues. Big Shopping Corporations Could Use Such An App.
Always Seeking A Second Opinion On What A Text Message, From Someone, Means? Then You May Be In Luck As There May Be An App For That. The MEI App, According To The Developers, Is Said To Used 5 Personality Algorithm To Help One Interpret The Real Meaning Behind A Text Message. For Real!?
Mei: Messaging Improved. The world's first messaging app with a real-time AI assistant.
Interesting! A New App Could Help One Reduce Plastic Waste And Save Money. The App, “Tap,” Is The Google Map For Locating Water Fountains And Refill Stations. The App Also Allows Search For Unfiltered, Sparkling or Flavored Water. The App Can Be Used In Major Cities Like New York To New Delhi
Pretty Cool If Folks Can 3D-Visualize How A Product Would Look In Their Home Space Before Buying The Product. This Is What Many Companies, Especially Furniture Companies, Are Doing Using Apps. This Could Make It Easy, Especially For Folks, Who Find It Difficult To Visualize How A Product Could Fit In Before Buying.
The Miles App, Aside From Mining Personal Data, Seems Cool Because It Tries To Encourage Folks, Through More Rewards, To Use Environmentally Friendly Means Of Transportation Like Biking And Walking. These Rewards Can Then Be Redeemed In Stores Like Starbucks And Target. BTW, Just Signing Up Gets One 2000 Miles (About $5 Freebies Worth).
An App, “HopkinsPD,” Has Been Developed That Can Help Doctors Track Remotely, Patients Experiences With Parkinson’s Disease. The App Does This Through A Variety Of Tests: Finger Tapping, Voice, Gait And Reaction Time Activities. These Tests Enable It To Rate The Severity Of The Disease On A Scale Of 1-100, With 100 Being The Most Severe.
An Experimental App May Help Doctors More Accurately Check For Blood Flow, So As To Determine Good Candidates For Procedure To Unblock Arteries And Restore Blood Flow To The Heart. The Apps Works By Monitoring Color Changes In The Fingertips. The App Is Said To Be 92% Accurate While The Commonly Used Allen Test Is 82% Accurate.
Imagine Combining The Bark App, And The Say Something Anonymous Reporting System (SSARS), Which Allows Anyone To Report Any Suspicious Activity. Both Apps May Be Influential In Reducing School Shooting Threats, Suicide, Bullying, And Substance Abuse. SSARS Was Developed By Parents Whose Kids Were Victims In The Sandy Hook Massacre.
Parents May Be Interested In The App, “Bark.” The App Monitors Threats Associated With Kids Being Online, And Informs Parents And School Administrators Of Any Such Threat. Examples Of The Threats Monitored Are Sexting, Depression, Cyberbullying, Internet Predators, And Suicidal Thoughts. The App Sounds Almost Like The SafeToNet App.