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Deals Everywhere You Go 


Developer: RetailMeNot

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The RetailMeNot app is the first retail app to earn the Good Housekeeping Seal. It provides consumers with thousands of deals from retailers, brands, and restaurants using location-aware offers from nearby retailers, major malls and restaurants. Users can find discount e-gift cards within the app, and scan and redeem at checkout in-store, or redeem online. the app offers 24/7 verification of thousands of coupons and deals from top retailers. The app also sends mobile notifications for relevant deals and special offers from the user's list of favorite stores, which they can designate within the app. RetailMeNot is expanding their offers in the food and dining space, dedicating a new tab to the offers within the app so one can receive recommended deals from selected local restaurants.

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A Student's Best Friend 


OU Innovate
Developer: Dom & Tom 
 
OU Innovate is designed to make it easier for Oklahoma University students to find out information about parking, events and campus activities. It acts as a hosting location for campus announcements and performs a variety of unique functions and services that make having a car on campus more manageable. 
The app features accurate, real-time parking availability so you can go directly to an open space. It also protects students against the dangers of drunk driving through its SafeRide integration. SafeRide gives students an option to hail a free ride after a night of drinking. With SafeRide, students are just a tap away from summoning a ride directly from their mobile devices, completely free of charge. 
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Guided By The Constellations  


Susan Miller's Astrology Zone®
 
Developer: Phunware, Inc.

 
Susan Miller's Astrology Zone® is a free app with content written by Susan Miller, an astrologer with more than 30 years of experience and accredited by the International Society of Astrological Research. The app provides daily and monthly horoscopes, text message notifications, key dates to watch, access to Susan Miller's twitter feed
and facts about astrology. The app generates 101 million page views annually.
 
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Alexa To Go 


Reverb
Developer: RAIN
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Reverb is a free iOS and Android app that turns your phone into an Alexa-enabled device, pushing forward the concept of conversational interfaces everywhere. It connects to both Amazon Echo services and and macOS.The app allows you to talk to Alexa to play music, ask questions, get news and use your installed Echo Skills no matter where you are, no matter what device you are using. 
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On The Road Again 


Urgent.ly Roadside Assistance

Developer: Urgent.ly

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Urgent.ly is an on-demand roadside assistance service that provides coast-to-coast coverage. The user can track on a map, in real-time, where help is and how long it will take to arrive.  The app uses location data from start to finish: from finding nearby service trucks once help is requested to keeping the stranded driver informed of the whereabouts of their help. All of the service providers available on Urgent.ly have been vetted and are monitored for safety and quality to ensure the best experience possible. Additionally, the user will be able to see exactly who is coming to provide service, and can contact them through the app. The user will know ahead of time where their car will be towed and will have a record of the transaction.

The app offers transparent service with clear, flat rate pricing, cashless payment, and reliable help for motorists in need of a tow, tire change, fuel delivery, jump-start or lock-out service.  Urgent.ly is also the only roadside assistance service in America with accident alert detection technology and "Family View", a unique feature that provides families and caregivers peace of mind by allowing them to track the roadside service of a loved one from start to finish.

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Nine Months Plus In Preparation 


App: What To Expect
Developer: Everyday Health, Inc.
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From the world's most trusted pregnancy brand "What to Expect When You're Expecting," this universal pregnancy and baby app for iPhone and iPad guides you through pregnancy day-by-day and week-by-week (even hour-by-hour). Based on your due date, you receive personalized content, the latest parenting news and health information, and access to a tight-knit community of other parents and moms-to-be like you. You’ll get brand new tools and support to help you prepare and feel in control every step of the way. Once the baby is born, you'll get answers, advice and guidance as you navigate life as a new parent. Highlights include emotional support  from real parents, informative week-by-week development info to help you understand your changing body and the baby's development through each stage, community photo sharing to connect you with other moms and stories and advice in real-time, and arranging meet-ups with moms like you based on your birth month, location, interest, medical condition, and parenting style.

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MINDBODY: Technology As Wellness Buddy 


Featured App: MINDBODY
Developer: MINDBODY

Free and available on iTunes and Google Play

Used by over 4 million registered users, the MINDBODY app helps wellness seekers find, book and pay for wellness services from around the corner to around the world. From acupuncture to indoor cycling, color highlights to massage, martial arts to yoga, MINDBODY covers a diverse, ever-increasing breadth of choices. The app also features discounted offers, access to real-time class schedules, the ability to rate and review classes, and a wearable integration, allowing users to connect their Fitbit activity tracker to their scheduled fitness class.

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2016 APPY AWARDS BEST IN SHOW - HEAL 


Heal
Developer: Heal
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Heal brings back doctor house calls through two clicks in an app. In short, innovation that brings back the days immortalize by Norman Rockwell.

Heal currently serves Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Orange County, Oakland, Berkeley, and Peninsula to San Jose.  Lucky Californians!

The App works in a similar manner to Uber and Lyft. You can request the right doctor for your needs (i.e. pediatrician, family doctor, internist). All doctors are licensed and backgrounds are checked.  You can either schedule the house call at your convenience or, if your needs are more urgent, a doctor will be at your doorstep within 2hours.

Insurance is accepted (Anthem, Blue Shield, and Cigna) or the patient is charged a fee of $99 (available in LA, soon to be offered in San Francisco and San Diego).

Patients have given Heal high marks for the overall experience and satisfaction with the doctors.

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2016 Appy Awards Finalist In Business Category : WPS Office 


WPS Office
Developer: Kingsoft Office Software
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WPS Office is a mobile office suite supporting both Android and iOS.  Users are able to view, edit, create and share all office documents while working remotely. It is fully compatible with Microsoft Office and integrated with numerous cloud storage platforms. Its features range from fully supported by Spotlight search to rich formatting similar to PC (fonts, colors, image editing etc.) This app takes up less than 25MB of space while still meeting all of one’s document needs. Both the android and iOS version are now integrated with Dropbox. Google named WPS Office as 2015’s  “Best App”, ”Editor’s Choice” and “Top Developer”.

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SAY IT - GET IT 


2016 Appy Awards Finalist in the Productivity and Utilities Category


Hound
Developer: SoundHound, Inc.
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Hound is a voice-activated digital assistant. Its goal is to replace the “touch and tap” interface on which most mobile users currently rely as well as besting the competition when it comes to ease of use, speed, wealth of information and accuracy.

Hound combines speech recognition and language understanding. You speak naturally with no need to learn special keyword phrases.  It understands both context and details. You can follow up to refine your results, or you can say precisely what you want all at once.

The app’s strengths include navigation, local search, and weather tracking, but it can help you find just about anything.

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