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Be Well Philly

6 Philadelphians on the Virtual Tools They’re Using to Stay Centered and Healthy in 2020

Six fit Philadelphians share the virtual tools they’re using to stay centered and healthy during the pandemic. Valerie Gay Deputy director of audience engagement and […]

City Life

You Can Now Use the SEPTA App to Add Money to Your Key Card

Like most people, I typically refill my SEPTA Key Card by using one of the clunky metal kiosks at various SEPTA stations. My experience with […]

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City Life

Going Through Customs at PHL Just Got a Lot Easier

When the travel-maximizing experts at the The Points Guy released their rankings of the 30 best airports nationwide last year, we were frankly shocked to see […]

City Life

This Brand-New Parking App Wants to Help You Avoid Pesky PPA Tickets

Parking in Center City is about to get a whole lot easier. A new (free!) parking app called SpotAngels debuted in Center City on Tuesday — and unlike […]

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City Life

We Pitted the New Transit App Against SETPA’s Official App. Guess Which Won.

Transit, the real-time public transportation data app already in use in 175 cities across the world, is now available in the Philadelphia region. The app, which markets […]

City Life

Penn Med Students Create App to Address LGBTQ Health Disparities

Three University of Pennsylvania medical students have created an app that they hope will put an end to LGBTQ healthcare disparities. SpectrumScores, being developed by […]

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Six Signs It’s Tech Week

Philly Tech Week is back (April 28-May 6), promising fun events, hands-on workshops and rare access to some of this city’s most interesting hives innovation (and […]

City

Wawa Now Offers Mobile App Ordering (With a Couple of Small Catches)

I finally found a reason to live in the suburbs. Starting on Wednesday, Wawa began offering the option of ordering straight from the Wawa app […]

Be Well Philly

New Philly-Based Fitness App Makes Incentivizing Workouts Its Mission

A workout without added incentive — you know, aside from the endorphin rush — is a workout many people probably (definitely) won’t end up doing. So […]

City Life

Photos: Philly Is Apparently Really, Really Good for Pokémon Go

Caught this tangela trying to enjoy the sunset at #bokbar @ScoutLimited #PokemonGO pic.twitter.com/EVtj7Pe44o — PHL Food Adventures (@PhlFoodGuide) July 11, 2016 Pokémon Go, the app that […]

Foobooz

Homemade App Connects Local Cooks And Eaters Through Home Cooked Meals

If you heard that you could order a home-cooked meal from a stranger through an app, would you do it? As a consumer, it’s easy […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: Why You Sometimes Jerk Awake Right As You’re Falling Asleep

• You know when you’re dozing off and suddenly, you find yourself with your eyes wide open, feeling like you just fell off of a […]

Business

Philly Entrepreneur Wants to Change the Way You Watch Concerts

Playing on your phone while you’re at a concert? That’s fine by Brad Denenberg. In fact, he’s banking on it. Denenberg just launched a new app […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: Slimmed-Down Drink Swaps That Cut Major Calories

• Cocktails and sweetened coffee drinks are known for being loaded with empty calories, but they are involved in so many social gatherings that we […]

City Life

Poncho Personalized Weather Alerts Come to Philadelphia

Bye, Sheena Parveen. Hello … Poncho? Philadelphians may no longer need to watch the morning and evening newscasts for the weather report. Nor, for that matter, check […]