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Posted by Allison Boyer

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Just like you probably had to kiss a lot of frogs to find your Prince Charming, you probably have to try on engagement rings (a lot of them) to find the perfect one for you. It’s a big decision to make, since you’ll be wearing this piece of jewelry for the rest of your life. Luckily, there’s an app for that! Are you really surprised?

Live Diamond Try On is a free iPhone app you can download to test out engagement rings without ever leaving the comfort of your own home. With this app, you can search Red Box Diamonds for a diamond with the perfect cut, clarity, color, and carat (size).

 
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Posted by Hallie Lickteig

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Outbox’s intriguing new service collects your physical mail, then opens, scans, and delivers it via app or browser.

With a fleet of white Prius’ sporting giant, red plastic flags, Outbox’s “unpostman” will visit your home three times a week to collect your letters, bills, magazines and advertisements that had deposited there by official postal workers; they then get delivered to a warehouse where they are opened and photographed, and the resulting digital files are sent electronically to the recipient through the Outbox website or iPad or iPhone apps.

 
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Posted by Allison Boyer

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Whether you’re a food blogger or simply someone who enjoys finding recipes online, My Recipe Magic is a new tool worth checking out.

Designed by the ladies from popular blog Six Sisters’ Stuff, My Recipe Magic allows you to find recipes from top food bloggers and organize them so you’re ready to go with the perfect meal plan every time. For food bloggers, this is also a great chance to drive traffic and even make a little money.

 
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Posted by Hallie Lickteig

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Created by Layar founder and ex-CEO Raimo Van der Klein, Vinson TV has launched a new service aimed at disrupting the mobile TV industry and making it easier than ever before to bring a quality broadcast experience to devices.

Vinson promises to be the best end-to-end high-performance mobile TV solution, but if its interface is any indication, Vinson may just deliver on its promise with flying colors. The TV app works through a touch-optimized interface that’s packed with features.

 
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Posted by Allison Boyer

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The next time someone asks why you spend so much time on Facebook, you can tell them you’re changing the world. The New York Times best-selling book, Half the Sky, has spun off a brand new Facebook game aimed at raising awareness for the oppression of women around the world.

 
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Posted by Hallie Lickteig

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Turns out that 2013 is, indeed, a Leap Year. Leap Motion Inc set tech blogs and geeks ablaze this month with the announcement of pre-orders for their Leap Motion device to be released on May 19.

Leap Motion, the company that makes the hotly anticipated gesture control device of the same name, announced in Feburary that the first Leap Motion units would ship to those who pre-order around the world on May 13, and that everyone could get their hands (and fingers) on one on May 19.

Leap Motion Inc’s technology will be the ground breaking release of this century turning any desktop, and even laptop, into technology with the next level of user interface, motion control. The device, hardly bigger than the palm of your hand, attaches to any Apple or PC screen and  senses your hands and fingers following their every move. It lets them move in all that wide-open space between you and your computer. So you can do everything without touching anything. It’s the tiny device that will change the way you use technology.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

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A new app to bring couples closer; link with your sweetheart’s phone and let your loved one know you’re thinking about them!

Couples who are searching for new ways to show how much they care about one another are in luck: Twosome was made for you. Now, from near or from far, from work or from the grocery store, a couple can feel the love and affection they have for each other with this app made just for sweethearts.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

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Send Printed Greeting Cards from your iPhone to Anywhere in the World with Cleverbug

How many birthdays have you “celebrated” on a Facebook Wall lately – too many, right? It’s quick and easy to slap a “Happy Birthday!” on someone’s Timeline – so easy that you’re probably doing it for all the birthdays in your contact list, even for your closest friends and family!

Well, now there is Cleverbug! A new app that aims to bring the magic back to birthdays with real, printed greeting cards and without the all the fuss of last-minute trips to the card store and post-office.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

New touchscreen Android devices designed exclusively for kids with bright colors, rugged cases and no slip grip are overtaking the kiddy phablets market with new releases like Toys R Us’ Tabeo.

Tablets are certainly the hot-ticket item, with Apple projecting over 62 million in iPad sales this last year. But while some parents are only too happy to share their $500-plus tablets with the kids (or even buy the kiddos iPads of their own), some are opting instead to get a tablet designed specifically for their wee ones’ tiny fingers and eager minds.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

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The app market has plenty of apps for women but it’s not always easy to find the right ones for you. With the help of this list, you can do so in minutes!

It’s true; there’s an app for just about everything (there’ an app for that!). That’s why it comes as no surprise that picking the best apps for women, from among thousands of lifestyle apps designed specifically for us, can be confusing! To help you get the right apps, I’ve prepared a list of some good ones. These apps have been vetted; they have excellent technical support and each app has a huge user base confirming its usability.

 
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