Thursday, March 21, 2013
The app includes a siren when a warning has been issued in the area and an "all clear" when the danger has passed.
St. Louis County sounded tornado sirens earlier this month as part of a statewide Tornado drill in conjunction with Severe Weather Awareness Week. Meanwhile, March is Red Cross Month and the organization is launching its official Tornado App, putting lifesaving information in the hands of people who live in tornado-prone area, according to a news release from the agency. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The new Red Cross tornado app—available in English or Spanish—gives iPhone, iPad and Android smart phone and some tablet users instant access to local and real-time information. The app includes a high-pitched siren and “tornado warning” alert that signals people when a NOAA tornado warning has been issued …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The convenience store is offering customers a free 7.11-ounce Slurpee on Wednesday. There's even an app you can download to find the closest participating location near you.
7-Eleven is offering customers a free 7.11-ounce frozen Slurpee drink today to help celebrate its 85th birthday. The free Slurpee offer is available from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. at participating convenience stores while supplies last. 7-Eleven began offering free Slurpees on July 11 on its 75th birthday in 2002, and it's become a big hit with customers. There aren't any 7-Eleven stores in Manchester or Town and Country, but here are the closest locations in neighboring communities: Or if you're in another area tomorrow, you can download timeRAZOR, a free events app, which will provide its users with 7-Eleven store locations across Missouri that will be offering free Slurpees. The app is available for iPhone and Android phones.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
St. Louis County Library users now can log into their accounts and make requests from on-the-go with a new smartphone application launched this week. Downloading eMedia got easier, too.
By bookmarking a new mobile application, St. Louis County Library users now can keep their library needs at their fingertips wherever they are. SLCL Mobile, the new application launched by St. Louis County Library staffers this week, works on all smartphones, including Android, iPhone and Blackberry. The app is free and available in the iTunes store and Android Market. A direct link to the app can be found by clicking here. Jennifer McBride, communications manager for the county's library system, said the app was developed by a company called Boopsie. SLCL Mobile provides real-time information for customers. Users can log in to their library accounts, renew items, search the catalog and place requests, said McBride. Using the smartphone’s…
Monday, December 26, 2011
If the holidays brought a new mobile device into your life, add the Patch App for the Android or the iPhone.
Patch for iPhone keeps customers connected to the latest news, weather, local business listings and current events happening in their neighborhood. Patch’s app will keep you engaged and mobile by delivering 24/7 local community coverage. Features include: Plus, you can save anything from favorite stories to business listings direct to the iPhone for easy offline access. Customer opinions are extremely valued, so please send app feedback to the Patch team! Patch Places for Android is the go-to directory of local businesses in 800+ Patch towns. Any Patch community can be selected to connect to a mobile directory of every place nearby with Patch Places for Android. From local businesses and organizations to government offices and public parks…