Tech Minute: Allergy-tracking apps Video
Tech Minute: Allergy-tracking apps Video Transcript
-If you've ever wanted a doctor in your pocket, the WebMD Allergy App is as close as you're going to get. This app will give you the daily weather and pollen forecast while describing exactly what allergens are in the air on that particular day. So, that the app to give you notifications when allergen levels reach a certain point, and read tips for minimizing symptoms. This free app is only available for iPhone users. For android users, try downloading the free Allergy Alert from Pollen.com. This app also uses your location to provide the daily forecast for the local pollen count. Also handy is the 4Day Forecast, so you can look ahead and better schedule your week. And finally if you want to really fight allergies, iPhone users can download the free game Pollen Popper Lite. It's not gonna do much for that runny nose, but you'll feel satisfied at popping pollen grains in clearing the air. Whether real or imaginary, don't let the pollen get to you. In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi, CNET.com for CBS news.
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