Top 5 Must-Have Government Apps

Top 5 Must-Have Government Apps

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app helps find embassiesWhether you are taking public transport to work, looking for a farmers market, or shopping for groceries — there are dozens of apps for your mobile phone that help get you the latest  government information. From locating the nearest alternative fuel station to instantly connecting with the nearest embassy, these five apps are worth checking out:

1) Find Your Embassy
It’s always a good idea to know where the nearest U.S. Embassy is. With the ‘Find Your Embassy’ app, the answer to that important question is always in your pocket. Use your mobile phone to search, find, and contact the nearest U.S. Embassy anywhere in the world. Get maps and contact information for U.S. embassies and consulates along with access to travel alerts and warnings. The site is accessible on any Web enabled mobile device and requires no download of application software. http://m.usembassy.gov
Platform: Mobile Web

usajobs app2) USA Jobs
Searching for a Federal job is at your fingertips with the USA Jobs app. This iPhone application is your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information. Download at iTunes here.
Platform: iPhone

3) Alternative Fuel Locator
Find fueling stations on-the-go for your alternative fuel vehicle with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fueling Station Locator. This app allows drivers to find the five closest biodiesel, electricity, E85 (ethanol), hydrogen, natural gas, and propane fueling sites. The locator works on any mobile Internet-ready device. It uses familiar, easy-to-navigate Google technology to map fueling stations, list contact information and business hours, and provide detailed driving directions and an instant phone connection. Add this website to your mobile phone: www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/locator/m/stations/
Platform: Mobile Web

TSA app4) My TSA
Ever been stuck in an airport line while wondering about carry-ons, ID requirements, liquid rules, for U.S. airports? With the ‘My TSA’ app, you can find the answers and much more from your iPhone or mobile phone and the Transportation Security Administration. Here is the mobile site: www.tsa.gov/mobile  – Download at iTunes here.
Platform: iPhone, Mobile Web

5) USA.gov
This app allows you to search Federal, state, and local government websites and contact your government by phone or email. USA.gov is government made easy. Reach the mobile site at http://m.usa.gov – Download at iTunes here.
Platform: iPhone, Mobile Web

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