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Finally a Simple (Beautiful) Weather App: WTHR

If you don’t need all the bells and whistles that come with the apps from national weather services and TV stations, try this sleek looking app called WTHR. Just like its name the app is pared down, but it still conveys all the essentials. So you don’t have to spend time tapping through screens to get the information you want. […]

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Introducing Real Simple + Kickstarter

Here at Real Simple we’re fans of just about anything that makes your life easier, especially the problem-solving products that we share every Friday in our Daily Finds newsletter. So we’re especially pleased to announce that we’ve launched a curated page on Kickstarter. (If you’re not familiar, Kickstarter is a platform that allows people to share their ideas and ask for […]

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An App to Help You Split the Check

If your math skills fly out the window the second you try to split a restaurant bill, you’re going to want to download this app immediately. Billr.me is a completely intuitive app that allows you to divide up your dinner check fairly and accurately just by typing in a few numbers. Create a tab for each person, then add tax […]

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Eat Healthier Just by Scanning a Barcode

If you’re making an effort to eat healthier, the new app Fooducate can come in handy at the grocery store. For packaged foods, use the camera on your phone to scan a product’s UPC code from within the app. If it is in their database it will open up a report on the product complete with a letter grade for […]

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What We’ve Been Pinning

By now, if you’re a fan of Pinterest, you’ve hopefully come across all of Real Simple’s fun boards. We have everything from our favorite new uses for old things to easy weeknight meals, and all of our problem-solving product picks. But I wanted to take a chance to tell you about some of the other things you’ll find if you’re following our boards.

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Use WakeupDialer.com to Get Out of Bed On Time

If your alarm clock just isn’t cutting it these days, consider using the website WakeupDialer.com. Input your phone number and the time you need a wake-up call the next day, and the site will ring your phone with a message from comedian Stephen Fry. Even better, the site doesn’t store your phone number past the time of your wake-up call, […]

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Create a Home Inventory with iKeepm

We all know that keeping a home inventory is important, but that it’s also incredibly difficult to get started. Thankfully, there’s a new website that makes it easy to catalog your belongings. iKeepm is a new site with a simple design that allows you to first add rooms to your home and then add items. You can include photos and serial […]

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Send an E-mail to Yourself Next Year with FutureMe.org

It’s almost the end of the year and time to start reflecting on 2011. As you think about what you loved about this year, and what you want to happen differently in 2012, why not use the site FutureMe.org to send yourself an e-mail next December (or June if you don’t want to wait a whole year). The site acts […]

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Save Time and Money with the Fast Mall App

Holiday shopping season is upon us, and the mall is probably the last place you want to be. Luckily, the Fast Mall app, can help you plan out your trip so you not only save time, but also save money by only going to the stores you need to go to. The Fast Mall app comes with layouts of more […]

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Friday Links

Apartment Therapy: Colorful Mug Round Up Styelist Home: 7 Tips for a Visually Organized Bookshelf Food 52: Dinner & a Movie: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Simply Stated: Chocolate Milk Cappucino [image via Anthropologie]    

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