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Bring Your Outdoor Workout Inside With FitTrip App

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When I take my mountain bike out on the trails, besides getting a good workout, it relaxes me. For me it's a mindful experience being out in nature with only me, the bike, and the trail.

However, because I live in Colorado, when the snow starts falling my bike finds residence in my garage until the sun starts shining again, I can shed my North Face coat, and the trails start drying out.

During the winter, I usually find myself hanging out on the couch instead of getting the exercise I need. I absolutely hate going to the gym. 

So, that's why I was happy to hear about a fellow Colorado resident who developed an app designed to quiet the mind and make working out at the gym like being outdoors.



Autodesk has Seen the Future and It Holds a 3D Printer

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What does a computer-aided design leader do after 30 years in the market when confronted with mobility and tablets? If it’s Autodesk, it reinvents itself. Well, not completely. Autodesk, maker of the well-known AutoCad suite of design products, continues to support its core customers. But here’s the thing: It took 30 years to build that very loyal base of 17 million customers; it took just three years to build its mobile apps base of 140 million users.



Use Your iPhone to Identify Your Strengths and Passions!

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In this smartphone coaching series, learn how to pair your iPhone with simple success principles and create a better life. This is Part 5 in the series. To start at the beginning, click here.

We have now come to the last piece of the puzzle for living a good life. In previous posts we have discussed your health (physical and mental) and your relationships. The last piece for a good life is to have a meaningful purpose—something that you enjoy doing.



The Asian Cuisines App Will Turn You Into an Iron Chef

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Asian Cuisines ($3.99) features a wonderful look, plenty of delicious recipes, and step-by-step instructions to help anyone, novice or pro, cook some very appetizing dishes. 

Easily navigate Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Thai menu options; browse for low-sodium, high-fiber, low-fat, or vegetarian dishes; star your favorites; and make a shopping list inside the app. There’s even a quick calendar-reminder and kitchen-timer tool.  



Top 3 App Deals of the Week

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As new iOS apps flood the App Store every day—recently topping 900,000—we know it’s tough to tell which ones are worth their salt. But thanks to our Weekly Scoop, you can have the best for free! Here you’ll find a weekly roundup of the coolest apps free or at a discount for a limited-time only. Each week features the best and brightest from websites like Free App ReportAppsGoneFree, appsfire, and more.

Hurry! Get 'em while they’re hot!



LogicInMind’s Slideshow Remote Downloads Top Half Million

LogicInMind’s Slideshow Remote Downloads Top Half Million

Innovative iOS app lets professionals take control of PowerPoint and Keynote presentations

(PRWEB) September 1, 2013 — LogicInMind today announced that downloads of Slideshow Remote™ have reached half a million, making this app a very successful tool for all professionals using PowerPoint and Keynote. With more than 50 innovative features, Slideshow Remote is the world’s most advanced PowerPoint remote and viewer and is available through the Apple’s App Store as a free app and as a Pro version for $4.99 (USD).


Gvidi - Leading International Mobile Personalized Restaurant Guide Lands In The US

Gvidi - Leading International Mobile Personalized Restaurant Guide Lands In The US

Hold onto your tastebuds! Gvidi, a leading international personalized restaurant guide has expanded to the US. The free iPhone app features a massive directory of bar, restaurant, and cafe locations, photos, and reviews made really intelligent by Gvidi's personalized search score. Based on your searching, location, interests, and social profiles, Gvidi recommends the best food locations fitting your tastes. Every recommended restaurant is given a percentage score based on its fit to your individual preferences and can be filtered across multiple criteria (WiFi, working hours, playground, non-smoking, and more).

At a time when the explosion of data around us is making our lives more complex, Gvidi is making finding a place to eat simple by forecasting your personal sympathies for each food location nearby. 


Top 3 App Deals of the Week

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As new iOS apps flood the App Store every day—recently topping 900,000—we know it’s tough to tell which ones are worth their salt. But thanks to our Weekly Scoop, you can have the best for free! Here you’ll find a weekly roundup of the coolest apps selling for free or at a discount for a limited-time only. Each week features the best and brightest from websites like Free App Report, AppsGoneFree, appsfire, and more.

Hurry! Get 'em while they’re hot!



The Essential Meditations Deck - Relaxation is in the Cards

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During our busy, stressful lives, it's sometimes hard to find time to breathe and relax. Studies show that meditation creates feelings of calm, relaxation, and positive emotions.

The problem is finding time for contemplation and quiet in our day. The Essential Meditations Deck ($1.99) contains 50 exercises to focus the mind. Pick a "card," and it only takes a few minutes to set you on a different path. Each card has a colorful image on one side and a guided meditation on the other.



PGA Championship Hits Rochester! Get Ready with These 5 iPhone Apps

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My hometown of Rochester, NY, is a golfing town. Despite its smaller size, Rochester has hosted the 1995 Ryder Cup, the 2003 and 2013 PGA Championships, the Senior PGA Championship, and the annual Wegmans LPGA event, and even the Xerox Classic. With a number of world class courses, such as Oak Hill and Locust Hill, residents squeeze in as much playing time as they can, given the harsh winters, and are thrilled to welcome professionals with regularity.

To help you enjoy the PGA Championship experience taking place this weekend, I've tried to compile a list of Rochester and golfing related apps and websites. But first, I'll give you more details about the town hosting this year's event.



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